Architecture and Environmental urban planning
Anna Univeristy, India
Mrs. Nea Maloo is a Lecturer of Architecture, registered Architect Washington, DC. She holds a B. Arch in Architecture from Anna University, a M.Arch. in Architecture and Planning from the Anna University, India. She is passionate about environmental design and technical education and is licensed in DC, MD and VA. She has combined these core values in her architectural practice and the academic community. Her teaching pedagogy is to integrate technical integration in design. Her technical expertise and background in sustainability design brings a unique perspective to design weaving architecture and education to the built environment.Nea is an educator currently teaching Design Studio, Structures, Environmental Systems and Professional Practice classes at Howard University. She also believes that architecture is contextual and encourages her students to travel to gain experience, initiating a travel led education to South Asia.Her research is Architectural resilience, Biomimicry ,strucutres, building science, climate , sustainability for all, equity in health and biophillia in Architecure. She is published several papers and spoken in both local and national seminars.Nea is active in the architectural and academic communities publishing and presenting several educations and outreach-based initiatives. She has served in Board of National Organisation Of Minority Architects as HBCU Liasion and as Higer Educator Advisor group in American Institute of Architects She has also served on various panels to share her perspectives on topic related to environmental design and is appointed as the board member of Buiding Technology Educators society and INNational council of Architecural Board. She also serves in Healthy building institure research roundtable, NIH and as Home free champions in Helathy building network.Nea Maloo is the Founder and Principal Architect of Showcase Architects an award-winning practice focused on environmental architecture, community planning and urban design. The firm’s design philosophy explores modern architecture through a spatial, material and contextual approach combining contemporary techniques with sustainable systems.