YWTrained as an Architect, Nusrat Jahan Mim from Bangladesh, is a Doctor of Design candidate at the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD). Her research work is focused on studying the socio-economic politics embedded in resource-constrained contexts of the Global South and designing novel and creative urban spaces to facilitate an inclusive and democratic participation of the marginalized communities there. Her work draws upon cutting-edge critical literature in Urban Design Politics around Faith and Informalities and addresses the contemporary struggles of marginalized communities within the globalized projects of modernization, urbanization, and digitization. Her projects have been published in ACM åSIGCHI ’20, ’21,’22(Best Paper Honorable Mention Awards), Religions ‘20, Peer Production ’18, Interaction ’21,’22, and S.Arch ’20. Nusrat holds a Master of Architecture from Syracuse School of Architecture with the A.I.A Henry Adams Medal. She has also received several international awards including Lafarge-Holcim Award for sustainable construction (Next Generation), Laka International: Architecture that Reacts, HDR Graduate Student Award in Architecture and Urban Design among others.
Nusrat Jahan Mim
Graduate Student Associate 2022-2023