Vidhu Bansal is an Assistant Professor at AnantU’s School of Architecture.
Vidhu Bansal is an architect with over eight years of experience in research, academia and practice. She holds a post-professional degree in urban and rural planning from the IIT Roorkee. During her tenure as a master’s candidate, she bagged the coveted DAAD Scholarship to pursue her thesis project in fringe area development from TU Darmstadt, Germany. She holds a undegraduate degree in architecture from the Aligarh Muslim University, India.
Ms Bansal has worked with various institutions and specializes in the urban transformation of cities and architectural design thinking. She also has a grasp of urban ecology, urban design and sustainable settlement planning.
Ms Bansal has also submitted her thesis for review as a doctoral candidate at the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, where she investigated the relationship of urban patterns with the urban identity of historic cities in the Indian context.
She is a keen supporter of harnessing the organic smartness embedded in historic cities that can be utilized for sustainable development and augmenting the livability of society.