Reinventing simplicity comes easy to the first batch of architects from the Rachana Sansad Academy of Architecture-UA(2014).
A strong pillar of this batch, Neha began her tryst with design in the year 2011 laying the foundation of Neha Goel Architects and was simultaneously appointed, Managing Principal – Design & Build at Sai Chirag Infra Projects.
She further did a certified programme at the Architectural Association (AA) in (2015) and recently graduated from The Bartlett Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis - University College London (UCL), Masters in Smartcities & Urban Analytics(2018).
Since Spring 2018, she has been working at Mumbai First a policy based think tank in Mumbai, India and has moved her focus towards advocating an environmentally conscious lens on a city scale, specific to Mumbai. The city she has grown up in and calls home.
Her initiative Pseudo Stifling : Mumbai & Mumbaikars "Championing Smart and Livable Infra Solutions" in association with National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) gained immense traction, culminating into a state level initiative "Eco-Friendly Mobility in Clean Air" in collaboration with Maharashtra Pollution Control Board & CSIR-NEERI in the year 2019 concluding her one year stint at Mumbai First.
Also worked for Smart Cities Council a global council having its India chapter headquartered in Mumbai. The council works towards promoting and establishing the Smart Cities Mission under the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India.
Her respect for nature and belief in people has given her a great sense of responsibility and hence she keenly takes up pro-bono activities at an urban city - centric scale.
Her interest are in quality of life analysis, circular economy, zero waste construction methodology, quick built architecture within pop - up spaces and place-making theories.
She is also an avid hobby pilot and flies the Cessna - 172R
She hopes to spread these initiatives in the years to come.