World Bank. City Planning Labs Coordinator

Seetha Raghupathy received her Master of Architecture in Urban Design from the Harvard Graduate School of Design and her Bachelor of Architecture from Anna University, India. She is currently a consultant with the World Bank and is the Project Coordinator for its City Planning Labs initiative in Indonesia. Prior to the World Bank, she was a Senior Urban Designer in AECOM’s Singapore studio, where she worked on key projects in the region including Tengah New Town, a large public housing project for the Housing and Development Board; Changi Airport Land Use Study that addressed its expansion and the River of Life project in Kuala Lumpur that will transform the Klang River into an active and sustainable riverfront apart from other mixed use projects. She is also a visiting lecturer at the National University of Singapore.

Prior to AECOM, she worked at Skidmore Owings and Merrill and for the University of California at Santa Barbara. In addition, as Project Designer for the Museum Without Walls initiative at cultureNOW, she co-curated an exhibition ‘Mapping the Cityscape’ at the Center for Architecture in New York. Her expertise includes master planning, urban design, architecture and participatory planning.