Nitya Charugundla
Architectural Designer, Flansburgh Architects

B.Arch, Syracuse University, 2020

Charugundla is an architectural designer at Flansburgh Architects in Boston, Mass. where she has worked on projects such as Nauset Regional High School, Bartlett High School, Cotuit Center of the Arts and Lawrence Academy. Charugundla is a freelance product designer and is founder of Lilac Suns, a woman of color-owned artistry shop based in New York that she founded as a happiness project during the pandemic, where she sells original art prints, photography and more.

A native of New York City, Charugundla is a graduate of Marymount School of New York. She earned a Bachelor of Architecture degree in 2020 from Syracuse University’s School of Architecture. During her time on campus, Charugundla was involved in several student organizations including the Fashion and Design Society set team, Women in Design, American Institute of Architecture Students, Architecture Student Ambassadors and Architecture Student Organization (ASO). She was also a member of the Eta chapter of Alpha Xi Delta at Syracuse and holds a certification from the summer program at the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art.

Prior to graduation, Charugundla interned with ParallelProjects, where she assisted the research and design team in finding ways to achieve innovative exhibition design for clients, and Vincent Troccia Architects, where she conducted field verifications and edited drawings for retail and commercial projects.