Neha Sayed


Professor, Architecture Department

  • PhD.
    2022: Aalto University, Finland
  • M.F.A.
    2009: Konstfack University of Arts, Crafts and Design, Sweden
  • B. Arch.
    2000: University of Mumbai, India
Research and Consultancy
  • Practicing architecture from 2000 until 2018.
  • Matheran street furniture manual for the Municipal Council of Matheran.
Important Publications
  • Sayed, N., Diaz Kommonen, L., & Sayed, S. (2019). Saintlore of Tapal Naka: Meaning of an architectural place as generated through belief narratives. Belief Narratives in Folklore Studies: Narrating the Supernatural, Guwahati, Assam.
  • Sayed, N., & Diaz Kommonen, L. (2019, February 22). Trading communities of a coastal town in India and their communal response to development process [Indian Anthropology Conference].
  • Sayed, N., & Diaz Kommonen, L. (2018, October 26). Place as flux: A visual narrative as a tool for research [10th Architectural Research Symposium].
  • Sayed, N., & Diaz, L. (2016). ‘Open narratives’: Narrative as cocreation through collective cultural memory. Proceedings of the 2016 Conference on Open Design for EVeryThing. Cumulus, Hong Kong.
  • Sayed, N., Sayed, S., Heikkinen, T., & Garduño García, C. (2011). The Performative approach to design:Beyond the legacy of modernism and Corbusier. Contemporary Architecture – Beyond Corbusierism, 327–337
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