Anandit Sachdev is an urban designer and researcher. After completing his Bachelor of Architecture from Jamia Millia Islamia, he obtained his Master’s degree in Urban Design from Brandenburg Technical University, Germany and Cairo University, Egypt (2017). His expertise is reflected in his work for the city of Quseir, Egypt where he worked in collaboration with the Noon Architects, Cairo (2016) to provide relevant urban regeneration and urban development proposals. As a young academic, Anandit has spearheaded urban design and urban development studios for Bachelor’s and Master’s students with a specific focus on sustainability and urban resilience at Faculty of Architecture and Ekistics, Jamia Millia Islamia and School of Architecture and Planning, G.D. Goenka University since August 2019.
Anandit’s teaching and research interests include climate resilience in peri urban areas, processes of urbanization in the Global South, sustainability in urban design, cartography and urban regeneration. Besides teaching and researching, Anandit is a prolific information designer specializing in the field of data visualization and cartography. His recent cartography project - El Quseir Visitor’s Experience Guide was part of the Water Sensitive Quseir workshop official kit organized by DAAD Germany with BTU Cottbus, Germany and Cairo University, Egypt (2019). In his spare time, Anandit likes to read urban narratives and anthologies.