An architect/urban designer working in the field of urban research, specializing in resilience urbanism.
His interests are aligned to imagining a climate resilient future, with diverse projects focusing on the
water resilient communties, to the emergence of new housing typologies due to climate change and socio-
economical advancements, to the role of digital in religious heritage management, and lastly to interactive
game developement around awareness about flood resilience for young children of Mumbai and
He has a strong belief in the spirit of processes and advocates the immediacy of historic and cultural
contexts in architectural and urban discourse, which influence design and architecture of ideas. Along
with informed methodology, he believes there has to be an intimate subject to ‘self’ into any work done
which makes us Human in the age of Knowledge and Intelligence.
1) Worked on the ‘Rising water, Safer Shores, the BReUCom project with the Faculty of Geo-
Information Science and Earth Observation- ITC University of Twente, on a project called
‘Children and Disaster Risk Science’, focusing on dissemination of urban flooding preparedness
through game development.
2) Dissertation research paper “SACRED SPACES: ELECTRONIC PLACES: A hybrid
methodology to read and design for historic urban religious precincts” has recently been
presented for the round table presentation at the International Conference on Cultural Heritage
and New Technologies (conducted by I.C.O.M.O.S., Austria, Nov. 2021), and secured second
position in the Best Student Paper Award.
3) Presented recently in the 1st international conference on Pandemics and Urban Form hosted by
Ozygein Istanbul University, 2022.
4) Coordinated project under the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (Govt. of India), named
‘Mission Amrit Sarovar- Jal Dharohar Sanrakshan’ (2022), focused on conserving and
reimagining the historic water systems (lakes-ponds) of Guwahati city situated in the North-
Eastern state of Assam, which secured 19th position among top technical institutes all over India.
Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute for Architecture and Environmental Studies