Devangi Ramakrishnan is an architect and urban designer based in Pondicherry since 2014. Her professional experience includes design management of urban river-fronts, parks, and streetscapes, and community engagement projects in Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Chennai, and Pondicherry. In Pondicherry, her areas of work include advocating for the improvement of streets, public spaces, urban infrastructure, public transport, and heritage, providing project-based consultancy to local community organisations and state government departments and missions. Since 2019, she is collaborating with the Social Sciences Department of the French Institute of Pondicherry on the AFD funded research project RUSE, studying the challenges of urban and socio-ecological resilience of the Pondicherry region. As of April 2022, she is also associated as a consultant on the PLMPI project with the Indology Department.