Aishwarya Tipnis

Academic Council Member


Aishwarya Tipnis is an award winning architect, educator and heritage conservationist based in New Delhi, India. She works at the intersection of architecture, urbanism and heritage conservation. She holds a PhD in Urban Design as well as a Masters in European Urban Conservation from University of Dundee,Scotland, UK. In 2016, her work was recognised by the UNESCO Award for Heritage Conservation in the Asia-Pacific Region and in 2018 she was conferred Chevalier Des Arts et Des Lettre (Knight of the Arts and Letters), by the Government of France in 2018 for her outstanding commitment to preservation of French Heritage in India. In 2019, she co-founded Jugaadopolis, a social innovation enterprise to work with youth in making the rich heritage of India relevant to local communities in the contemporary context through a process of co-creation. She is a published author and currently visiting faculty at her alma mater the School of Planning and Architecture, New Delh