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  • Neena Verma

    Part-Time Faculty

    Email
    nverma@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    L - Sheila C. Johnson Design Center - 2 West 13th Street

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    Neena Verma

    Profile

    Neena Verma is a practicing architect, teacher and theorist based in New York City. Her research and writing aim to challenge the norms of perception and beauty.  Neena’s work has appeared broadly, most recently in Architectural Research Quarterly and International Journal of Education in Architecture and Design.  Her collaborative work has been presented before the Venice Biennale and Buenos Aires Biennale. Her first built work was completed as an architecture graduate student with Tulane’s UrbanBuild program. A recipient of the John William Lawrence Travel Fellowship, she has studied slum architecture in India.  She was an invited participant to the American Institute of Architects Emerging Professionals Summit and the Practice Symposium at Harvard University Graduate School of Design. 

    Neena has worked in architecture offices of various scales and geographies, and is now Principal of an eponymous practice that pursues small-scale, forward-thinking architectural works. Her architecture office is a certified Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise in New York City. She is simultaneously the Architecture Writing Fellow at The Cooper Union and an Adjunct Professor at NJIT Hillier College of Architecture and Design.


    Degrees Held

    Bachelor of Arts,  Architecture, University of Pennsylvania

    Bachelor of Science in Economics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

    Juris Doctor,  Rutgers School of Law, Rutgers University

    Masters in Architecture,  School of Architecture, Tulane University


    Current Courses

    Ephemeral Constructions

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