Architect and urban designer – Studio VanRO
New Delhi, India
Vandini Mehta is an architect and independent urban researcher. She received her undergraduate degree from School of Architecture CEPT, Ahmedabad, India (1997) and an MS in Architecture from University of California, Berkeley, USA with a specialization in Environmental Design in Developing Countries. With a base in non-profit community based development and architectural work, early in her career at Seva Mandir, Udaipur, she worked for five years in New York. First at McBride & Associate, a small design firm and later at Magnusson Architecture and Planning, a firm specializing in social housing solutions in partnerships with the community and developers, for mixed use and mixed income housing and planning projects.