Ranu Singh

Ranu Singh is a student in the SMArchS Architecture and Urbanism program in the Department of Architecture at MIT. Currently working as a Research Assistant at the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture, her research area focuses on current urban design and planning issues in rapidly developing contexts. At MIT, she worked on a number of research and design projects, and co-organized the symposium 'Territories of Water: The Political Ecology of Rural-Urban Nexus'.

Prior to her education at MIT, Ranu worked in an architecture and urban design firm in India for three years, where she led several design projects like the Humayun's Tomb Site Museum among others. Her publications include a book titled Temporal Rhythm in Aesthetic Experience of Architecture, published in 2015. 

Areas of Interest
Education, International Development, Theory of Urbanism, Urban Design, Visualization


- 2018
SMArchS Architecture and Urbanism, School of Architecture and Planning, MIT
- 2014
Bachelor of Architecture, CEPT University

Academic Experience

2017 - 2018
Research Assistant, Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture, MIT