Architecture for Social Progress
Aneesha Dharwadker is an educator and design practitioner with interests in global urbanism, material history, and rural healthcare. She is the founder of Chicago Design Office and editor of Transect, a journal of design criticism. She joined the Illinois School of Architecture as an Assistant Professor in 2018. From 2016-18, she was a Designer-in-Residence in the Department of Landscape Architecture.
Dharwadker’s professional experience in the United States includes Skidmore Owings and Merrill, Safdie Architects, and Booth Hansen. She received a Master in Design Studies from the Graduate School of Design and a Bachelor of Architecture from Cornell University.