Soumya Dasgupta



Soumya is a Doctoral Candidate in 
Architecture (History and Theory) track 
at the Illinois School of Architecture.
His research focuses on informal urban
practices in the context of 21st 
century global south megacities. 

He has a Masters in Urban Design from
School of Planning and Architecture, 
New Delhi and a Bachelor of
Architecture from Indian Institute of 
Engineering Science and Technology, 
Shibpur, Kolkata. 


Soumya is a recipient of the Illinois Distinguished Fellowship. 
He has been working as a Teaching Assistant for graduate-level History 
and Theory courses in Architecture since Fall 2018. 

He was recently invited to the Institute of Urban Designers India (IUDI)
Infinitum Webathon's panel on 'Cities for Whom? Partnership and 
Coexistence' organized by IUDI on their 13th Foundation Day. You can see
the video here.

You can read his recent interview published on Rethinking the Future.

You can listen to his contribution as a guest speaker at the podcast of
Empathic Futures Lab.

Email: soumyad2@illinois.edu

https://illinois.academia.edu/SDasgupta



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