Project Associate, Urban Development and Accessibility
Rajeev is a Project Associate specializing in Urban Development and Accessibility at WRI India Sustainable Cities. The focus of his work is on Transit Oriented Development projects which help to create safe access and better living and walking environments around transit nodes. He work includes photographic documentation, data collection, analysis, mapping, graphical representation, formulation of proposals, and final reports. Rajeev's projects include serving as the project anchor for HDTOD (Hubli Dharwad Transit Oriented Development) Project. There, his primary focus is to work with the Directorate of Urban Land Transport, Government of Karnataka, to help develop urban development and accessibility strategies around public transport nodes at Hubli-Dharwad. Prior to EMBARQ, Rajeev was a part of ABIDe (Agenda for Bangalore Infrastructure and Development) and worked on heritage listing and documentation of historical structures in Bengaluru city. He then worked as an architect for Shilanyas Architects for a range of projects varying from architecture and interiors to master planning. Rajeev holds a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from B.M.S College of Engineering, Bangalore and a Master’s degree in Urban Design from CEPT University, Ahmedabad. Rajeev is an avid photographer who likes to travel and sketch. Besides this, he has also participated and won several film-making, urban design, and architecture competitions.