KRMLS 2021

Towards an Apocalypse Manifesto


Dr. Anuradha Chatterjee is an Indian-born Australian feminist academic practitioner in architecture and design based in Australia and India. She is Professor and Dean at Faculty of Design, Manipal University in Jaipur, and erstwhile Dean Academics at Avani Institute of Design. Dr Chatterjee is the author of three books Surface and Deep Histories: Critiques, and Practices in Art, Architecture, and Design (Cambridge Scholars Publishing); Built, Unbuilt, and Imagined Sydney (Copal Publishing); John Ruskin and the Fabric of Architecture (Routledge); and is contracted as the Area Editor for South/East Asia for the Bloomsbury Global Encyclopedia of Women in Architecture 1960-2015 (forthcoming 2021). Dr Chatterjee is Regional Editor (Asia Pacific) Textile: Cloth and Culture; Companion to The Guild of St George; Member of Editorial Board for Architecture, Cambridge Scholars Publishing; and Senior Research Fellow (Honorary), Centre for Architecture Theory Criticism History at the University of Queensland. She has 19 years of experience as an academic and has taught at top institutions in Australia, China, and India. Dr Chatterjee’s research interests are in architectural theories in history; feminist discourses; textile tectonic theories of architecture; potentialities of theories; generative processes in design; design research; gender and academic leadership; and student learning cultures. She is an International Associate Member, American Institute of Architects; Affiliate Level 1 Member, Australian Institute of Architects; and Affiliate Member, Royal Institute of British Architects. For more information, see: