Ms Shankari Raj is a highly experienced, creative team leader and on the board of the British Architectural Trust Board (BATB) in London. She founded the architecture company Nudge to challenge traditional approaches to architecture head-on, focusing on community led, sustainable design processes. She is also a visiting lecturer at Cardiff University, Bath, Sheffield and Newcastle University. She has been a judge for Architectural Journal for over 5years. In 2017 she took some time out to project manage the build of her own house in Sri Lanka, which she completed through her onsite management within 5months. Her practice Nudge is a versatile, Bristol-based architecture practice with a strong reputation for designing and delivering spaces that enable people to innovate, be bold, work, muse and reflect.