Designing Urban Transformation. Routledge: New York and London, November 2013.
Planning for the Unplanned: Recovering from Crises in Megacities. Routledge: New York and London, March 2005.
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles:
“From Dichotomy to Dialectic: Practicing Theory in Urban Design,” Journal of Urban Design, volume 16, issue 2, 2011, pages 257-278.
“Navigating Ambiguity: Comedy Improvisation as a Tool for Urban Design Pedagogy and Practice,” Journal of Education in the Built Environment, volume 5, issue 1, 2010.
Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters:
“Tensions Manifested: Reading the Viceroy’s House in New Delhi” and “Epilogue,” in The Emerging Asian City: Concomitant Urbanities and Urbanisms, edited by Vinayak Bharne: Routledge: London and New York: 2012.
“Smart Growth: A Critical Analysis of the State of the Art,” in Urban Design: Roots, Influences, and Trends, edited by Tridib Banerjee and Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris. Routledge: London and New York, 2011.
Professional Practice-Oriented Publications:
“Designing the Potential of NGOs,” Invited Op-Ed, Domus India magazine, February 2013.
From Intentions to Consequences: San Diego TOD Design Guidelines and Rio Vista West Project, report, research funded and published by the American Planning Association, 2012.
Design research, international urbanism, spatial environments, urban design, urban studies, urban theory, urban transformation, urbanism.
Awards and Honors:
International Conference: "The Entrepreneurial City: To Know and To Transform," SEBRAE Belo Horizonte, 2014
Keynote Speaker: "Transforming Cities / Transforming Urbanism"
International Conference: “Cities in Transformation: Research and Design,” Politecnico di Milano, 2012
Keynote Speaker: “Urban Transformation: How Do We Know”
Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 2009 - present
Department of Urban Studies and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 2009
Excellence in Teaching Award