Shruti Malik

KU Eichstätt-Ingolstadt

Am Marktplatz 2

85072 Eichstätt

Shruti Malik is an architect and researcher from the University School of Architecture and Planning, India, with a focus on spatial socio cultural practices and spatial connotations. She holds an M.A. in Arts from the University of Applied Sciences, Berlin, in the field of Media Space which stands at the intersection of data, digital technology and new media with space. Her research on settlement studies, city mapping and spatial practices, ‘Spatial transformations – a study of Bundi’ has received an IF award by the Institut für Gestalterisches Forschen at UE, Berlin. Shruti is an active member and has taught seminars on ‘Design for spaces and spatial design practices’ within the international collaboration between Indian Design University, UPES Dehradun, and UE, Berlin. Combining Architecture, interaction, art and technology, her current research focuses on anthropology, sociology and responsive design trends in creating places in the metropolitan city scape across various cultures. She is passionate about the bi-directional influence of socio-cultural practices on technology, communication and their impact and influence on the usage and creation of a new ‘type’ of place.