L.S. Raheja School of Architecture, a CSR arm of K Raheja Realty, is one of the esteemed pioneer institutions imparting education in the field of Architecture. The parent trust “Bombay Suburban Art & Craft Education Society” started this elite institute with a professional 5 years full-time course offering Government Diploma in Architecture in 1953 under the recognition Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra State which received recognition from the Council of Architecture (Constituted under the act of parliament 1973).

In 2007, the L. S. Raheja School of Architecture stopped the Government Diploma Course and received affiliation from Mumbai University to conduct a 5 years full time Bachelors Degree course in Architecture (non-aided) approved by the State Government of Maharashtra and recognized by Council of Architecture, India.

Well-supported by the management and under the guidance and able leadership of Ar. Arvind M. Khanolkar the institute had progressed to being in the top 5 institutes in Maharashtra within the first decade and now under its current Principal Ar. Mandar Parab, aims to scale newer heights to be recognized as one of the best institutes imparting architecture education in India. With a young dynamic and dedicated full time faculty as their primary guiding force, the students of L. S. Raheja School of Architecture have proven time and again that they do not just exist, but achieve success and recognition at various platforms and scale top positions among the institutions at all India level


The institute aims to be a renowned learning community engaged in exemplary teaching and research; by creating entrepreneurs who have been trained  in understanding design as a broad humanistic and scientific discipline with technical skills complemented by personal vision and ethical perception.


  1. To create a dynamic institution of learners through creative and critical thinking and dedication to high standards
  2. To produce leaders that meet the demand of a globally challenging profession through sound training
  3. To prepare students to evolve with the ever changing world by offering comprehensive, high quality programs and services that respond to the need of the industry
  4. To strive for excellence and foster the spirit of professionalism by creating a culture of constant improvement through measuring learning across the institution
  5. To support diversity thereby adopting a holistic approach through the process of lifelong learning


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The institute shall strive hard to achieve excellence in every sphere through high standards of teaching and discipline.

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The institute will function in accordance with all defined rules specified in advance to all stakeholders related to its functioning.

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Integrity and Ethics

An environment of freedom and honesty will be nurtured in the institute and professional ethics will be held at the highest regard as part of the education.

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Empathy towards the weaker sections of society and striving towards creation of architectural solutions to some of the problems they face shall be one of the prime focuses of research in the institute.

L.S. Raheja School of Architecture, Bandra East, Mumbai