Sameera Chukkapalli

Nationality: India
Organization Name: Needlab
Impact Region: Global
About the Social Business: Needlab is a not for profit research and implementation organisation that is aimed to solve problems related to habitat and urban resilience in cities and rural communities.
About the Y&Y Fellow: Sameera is an advanced architect and the director of Needlab (Barcelona, Spain). She spend most of her time drafting human-centred design solutions with communities, around the world. Currently, she is driven towards solving the UN Sustainable development Goals and making sustainable design solutions reachable to all. She founded Needlab, after completing her Masters and Postgraduate studies in Architecture and Robotics from IAAC. Needlab is a not for profit organisation aimed to solve problems related to habitat and urban resilience in cities and rural communities. Needlab has completed 46 projects on 4 continents - directly impacting more than 5000 people. She is truly fortunate to be a Yunus and Youth Fellow, FAB City Fellow, SIMP Leader, recipient of Design for all ""GOOD Practice"" Award and to have received the honour to speak at the UN-Habitat Assembly 2019, Nairobi, Kenya. Sameera is currently working on ""House for all"" initiative which is a transdisciplinary based methodology that combines primacy of science and practice to sustainably solve the societal problem of secondary and tertiary homelessness.

Sameera Chukkapalli

Nationality: India
Organization Name: Needlab
Impact Region: Global
About the Social Business: Needlab is a not for profit research and implementation organisation that is aimed to solve problems related to habitat and urban resilience in cities and rural communities.
About the Y&Y Fellow: Sameera is an advanced architect and the director of Needlab (Barcelona, Spain). She spend most of her time drafting human-centred design solutions with communities, around the world. Currently, she is driven towards solving the UN Sustainable development Goals and making sustainable design solutions reachable to all. She founded Needlab, after completing her Masters and Postgraduate studies in Architecture and Robotics from IAAC. Needlab is a not for profit organisation aimed to solve problems related to habitat and urban resilience in cities and rural communities. Needlab has completed 46 projects on 4 continents - directly impacting more than 5000 people. She is truly fortunate to be a Yunus and Youth Fellow, FAB City Fellow, SIMP Leader, recipient of Design for all ""GOOD Practice"" Award and to have received the honour to speak at the UN-Habitat Assembly 2019, Nairobi, Kenya. Sameera is currently working on ""House for all"" initiative which is a transdisciplinary based methodology that combines primacy of science and practice to sustainably solve the societal problem of secondary and tertiary homelessness.