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A Retrospective on Building Out a Physical Product For the First Time With No Prior Experience

I’m a recovering architectural/urban designer conquering the UX world one pixel at a time. I design experiences and strategies, big to small, at the intersection of people, culture and the environment. You’ll usually find me learning a new skill, questioning my biases or asking too many questions.

I recently got my hands dirty rolling out the first functional pilot of an outdoor air quality and social distancing monitoring system. This wasn’t a fancy assembly line setup, no ma’am. …


Learning from 4 Different Approaches in Indian Cities to Create Safe Public Spaces for Women

I’m a recovering architectural/urban designer conquering the UX world one pixel at a time. I design experiences and strategies, big to small, at the intersection of people, culture and the environment. You’ll usually find me learning a new skill, questioning my biases or asking too many questions.

A look at gendered urban inequality

“Belonging-ness and identity are as intrinsic to urbanity as autonomy and anonymity.” (Miranne, Young)

Cities offer the opportunity of anonymity - a sense of “social escape”. This veneer of anonymity intrinsically contributes to the feeling of security we…


How I broke through my bias to begin my journey as an “architechie”

I’m a recovering architectural/urban designer conquering the UX world one pixel at a time. I design experiences and strategies, big to small, at the intersection of people, culture and the environment. You’ll usually find me learning a new skill, questioning my biases or asking too many questions.

Let’s start with a confession —

I had to break through a long-held bias about tech before I could start my journey as a(n) (archi)techie, more specifically, an aspiring UX designer.

You see, I grew up surrounded by wannabe computer engineers. Not because everyone happened to have aligning interests or passions; instead, a direct consequence of being raised with…

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UX. Architecture. Urbanism. Futures.

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