KRVIA has a multi-disciplinary team of faculty with a wide range of interests and specialisations, both in Research and in Practice.

The Visiting Faculty at KRVIA consist of accomplished practitioners, researchers as well as academics with professional experiences in various contexts and geographies, spanning the globe.

Program Coordinators  maintain quality and consistency in the courses. Program Coordinators schedule regular meetings with faculty and provide resources to support teaching and learning in the courses they coordinate.

Event Coordinators are responsible for overseeing the conduct of flagship KRVIA events such as KRMLS, Dissertation Colloquium and Urban Dialogues.

The Exchange Coordinator is responsible for the management, coordination and facilitation of the various academic exchange programs that the KRVIA is a part of. 

Coordinates the documentation and dissemination of information on various academic and administrative programmes/activities leading to quality improvement of the institution. The NAAC Coordinator is also responsible for the preparation of the Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) to be submitted to NAAC based on quality parameters.

The Admin Unit is responsible for the institutional, financial and structural administration of KRVIA. 

The Admin Unit enables other Academic Units.

Academic Unit 1 engages with the pedagogy at KRVIA, its academic planning and upgradation. 

The Design Cell at KRVIA and various exchange programs fall under the purview of AU1.

Academic Unit administers the courses that run at KRVIA. This includes the development of a 5+2 year academic arc, time-tabling and scheduling, examinations, student mentorships as well as keeping up with institutional accreditation policies. 

Academic Unit 3 is responsible for the dissemination of academic content and information produced by stakeholders of the institute.

Academic Unit 4 is responsible for the maintenance and upgradation of KRVIA infrastructure- physical, digital and intellectual. 

Internship guidance as well as exchange programs are other responsibilities of this unit. 

The cataloguing, archiving and dissemination of knowledge through the Publication Cell and the KRVIA Library is overseen by AU4.

Academic Unit 5 oversees the coordination of various research programs at KRVIA, through the KRVIA Fellowship, Design Cell. It also keeps an editorial check on disseminated intellectual property.  

  • All
  • Academic Unit 1
  • Academic Unit 2
  • Academic Unit 3
  • Academic Unit 4
  • Academic Unit 5
  • Administrative Unit
  • Core Faculty
  • Exchange Coordinator
  • KRVIA Journal Ed Board
  • NAAC Coordinator
  • Program Coordinators

Visiting Faculty

Alan Abraham

Apurva Parikh

Manisha Agarwal

Sneha Kishnadwala

Andrea Baptista

Krish Shah

Kunal Sharma


Shail Bajaria

Sudipta Iyer

Mayur Gujare

Bhavin Nagda

Sagarika Suri

Vandana Ranjit Sinh

Neha Shah

Sagarika Suri

Pravir Sethi

Ruchir Jain

Adwait Adke



Bhargav Kolapkar 

Noopur Sejpal

Deepshikha Jaiswal

Neha Shah

Nikhil Khadilkar

Charvi Mathur 

Rujuta Mody

Dnyanesh Madgavkar

Vinit Nanivadekar

Visiting Critics

Anand Wadwekar 

Ritu Mohanty 

Jigna Desai 

Ayon Sen


Neha Panchal

Yagnik Bathija

Ashley Fialho 



Swanzal Kak Kapoor 

Tanu Sankalia 

Aditi Nargundkar Phatak

Academic Council

The KRVIA academic council is represented by professionals from academic, practice and research backgrounds. The Academic council meets on regular basis to discuss academics.