Ar. Mandar Parab Core Faculty- Bachelors of Architecture. Degree - L.S. Raheja School Of Architecture, Top Architecture College

Ar. Mandar Parab

PRINCIPAL

Principal Ar. Mandar V. Parab is an alumnus of L.S. Raheja School of Architecture. While studying Architecture he simultaneously gained education in the field of Interior Design. He completed his Govt. Diploma in Interior Design education in the year 1994 and went on to complete his Architecture in 1996 with 1st class honors. He also completed his Master in Architecture (General) with 1st Class honors, from Rachana Sansad affiliated to Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University, Nashik in the year 2008. ... A mindful leader and a diligent administrator added to his keen passion for teaching makes him balance his teaching and professional career admirably. He has been associated in the capacity as full time and visiting professor with several institutions imparting architecture and interior design education for the past 25 years. A practicing architect, he has worked on several commercial, residential and institutional projects till date. He is a Runner up award recipient of COA recognized Architectural design competition for Octroi Check Post of Mumbai organized by MCGM. He was felicitated by Society Interiors Awards for his contribution in Profession and Education in the year 2019. His association L.S. Raheja School of Architecture & School of Interior Design has been ongoing for the past 25 years. Initially associated as a visiting teacher, and since 2010 as full time core faculty, mandar Parab was appointed Head of Department in 2014, eventually taking over as Principal in 2018 and serving his alma mater with dedication. Throughout his teaching career he has been extremely critical of the teaching learning methods. He has always believed in transferring and sharing knowledge for culturing new generations of students as well as contemporary teachers. Under his guidance, adopting innovative pedagogics relevant for the industry has always been a prime focus at the institute. He formulated the course syllabus for the Modular interior Design Programme and with his efforts the B.Voc (ID) programme was started at the institute. Out of the many first time resources at institute, under his eminent vision the institute initiated the ‘On campus Interviews’ through placement cell for the graduating students. He is a guide and mentor to many in subjects like Design Dissertation, Advance Building Construction, Building Services, and Interior Design. He has written articles and conducted lecture series for Quality improvement training of various Industries. He has extensively travelled on study programmes with students in India and Internationally.
Ar. Milind Amle LSRSA Core Faculties - B.Arch. Degree - L.S. Raheja School Of Architecture, Top Architecture College

Ar. Milind Amle

DESIGN CHAIR

EDUCATION AND PRESENT ROLE-: B.Arch: SIR JJ COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE: 1985, M. Arch: SIR JJ COLLGE OFF ARCHITECTURE: 2005
A strong believer in the ability of the architecture and research combined with design thinking for strengthening our societies and has a positive effect on the world. Only together we can build a better future, therefore my communication and team working skills. As an architect, my interest in Architecture study is about how we can build more sustainably and resiliently by taking urban metabolism data into account during the design process., the changing role of architecture and architect in complex, data-driven urban systems. At the same to study the Geometric Exploration for Space Making. ...
AFFILIATIONS: Member Board of Studies at The UNIVERSITY OF MUMBAI for B.VOC. INTERIOR DESIGN course (2016 to 2022). Member perspective plan committee (Maharashtra state ) UNIVERSITY OF MUMBAI 2014-2017
WORK EXPERIENCE: 35 Years Experience & Executed Projects In capacity as an employee & individual professional. He has worked with various architectural firm one of them is Architect Shashi Prabhu and associates. As a practicing architect designed the private residences / resort / institution and school buildings across the Maharashtra state. As a senior faculty he teaches Architecture Design / Technical Subjects and Design Dissertation Guide where approach is to teach various subjects by creating a dynamic academic environment with a focus on learning by doing. As a teaching faculty he is responsible for administrative work as well actively involved as a member of the Design and Research Cell .h has participated in various competitions and won the awards for many of them. Mentored two week long courses and workshops for past several years for teachers and practitioners under quality improvement program organized by the council of Architecture.
TECHNICAL AND IT SKILLS: using various software’s for designing buildings and analysis of the designs.
INTRESTS: Artificial Intelligence-virtual reality-painting-travelling - photography.

Ar. Sachin Prabhu

PROFESSOR

Sachin Prabhu is an Architect from Sir J.J. College of Architecture, Mumbai, 1991 with First Class Honours. He has completed M. Arch. General in August 2009 with First Class from Rachna Sansad affiliated to Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University of Nasik. He has also completed the Diploma Course in Interior Design and Decoration successfully from L.S. Raheja School of Architecture Bandra (West) in May 1985. ... He has worked several Professional Architectural, Commercial and Residential Interior Projects, Architectural miniature model making, as Vastu consultant from 1988 till date. Having made education his priority and passion, he has been teaching full time since 2005, and at LSRSoA since June 2008. Presently, he is Professor at L.S.Raheja School of Architecture. He is a versatile teacher for all subjects with a wide range from Design to Technical applications for all five years of architecture including Design Dissertation. He was nominated as Ideal Teacher for “Basic Design” and “Humanities” for MASA Best Teacher Awards 2007.
Ar. Anmol Warang Core Faculty- Bachelors of Architecture. Degree - L.S. Raheja School Of Architecture, Top Architecture College

Ar. Anmol Warang

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Ar. Anmol Warang graduated from the Academy of Architecture, Mumbai in 2003 and has completed a Master in Architecture from The Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University, Nasik. He is currently pursuing PhD in Built Environment from the RICS School of Built Environment, Amity University Mumbai Campus. He has worked with various reputed architectural firms such as Atul Desai & Associates, Studio Mumbai Architects, Pentaspace Consultants Pvt. Ltd. etc since 2004. ... As Senior Consultant with Pentaspace Consultants, he has handled residential, commercial & mixed-use building projects, while working on approximately 50 redevelopment projects across Mumbai. He is currently a project basis part-time consultant architect for Paraline Design Studio and has JSW, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Bennet Coleman & Co., JSW Cements, IDFC Bank and many more noteworthy clients. A senior faculty at LSRSOA, Ar. Anmol Warang is a Design Dissertation Guide, teaches Architecture Design (Urban Housing) and Technical Subjects (Working Drawings, Building codes and Regulations, Advanced Construction Tech & Building Services), conducts electives on Real Estate and Building Economics, and is involved in various administrative committees; IQAC coordinator, member - Research and Design Cell, member - Placement Cell, NAAC coordinator and many more. He is an approved external juror at Nagpur University, an honorary member of The Siliguri Engineers’ and Architects’ Association, a member of the Mumbai University Examination Vigilance Committee; is registered with the Council of Architecture (COA), India and a member of the Indian Institute of Architects (IIA). With a keen interest in Urban Housing, he has authored articles on F.S.I and redevelopment in Mumbai and works as a redevelopment consultant for societies undergoing redevelopment. Contextual design development, knowledge of building economics, approval processes and construction dynamics in the built environment industry, human resource and time management, efficient communication and coordination skills, and ability to lead a team and work within defined timelines can be identified as his core strengths. He plays semi-professional cricket, enjoys photography, and is an avid traveller ever ready to explore the unseen, thus ensuring a good work-life balance between professional commitments and the pursuit of hobbies.
Ar. Meghana Patil Core Faculty- Bachelors of Architecture. Degree - L.S. Raheja School Of Architecture, Top Architecture College

Ar. Meghana Patil

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Meghana completed her Bachelors in Architecture with a First Class from Rachana Sansad’s Academy of Architecture in 2009 and her Masters in Construction Management with a Distinction from Rachana Sansad’s Project Management Institute in 2014. She has been a full time faculty at the L.S. Raheja School of Architecture since 2011. Before joining the institute she has worked on several hospitality, commercial and industrial projects as a Project architect at Associated Architects and R.V. Dalvi and Associates. ... With over eleven years of industry experience, she is the co-founder and Principal Architect at Rohan Patil Architects. In the past decade she has worked on residential projects in Panvel, Pen and Nagpur. She has also worked on varied and multiple interior design projects. Meghana believes that best teaching requires innovation, interaction and constant upgradation of knowledge; and her work helps her achieve this goal. She has been an invitee multiple times, for Faculty ExChange Programs and teaching collaborations with other architectural colleges. She is also a certified special juror for the examinations conducted by Nagpur University. At L.S. Raheja School of Architecture, Meghana has been integral at aiding organisation and execution of several events through the years. She is also a senior member of the faculty team and is involved with not just academia but also the overall administrative aspects of the Institute.
Ar. Arun Fizardo Core Faculty- Bachelors of Architecture. Degree - L.S. Raheja School Of Architecture, Top Architecture College

Ar. Arun Fizardo

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Arun is an architect from Indian Education Society’s College of Architecture, Mumbai University passed with First Class in May 2007. He also completed M.Arch. in Theory and Design from CEPT University, Ahmedabad in October 2012. He has worked for 3 years on various interior and architectural projects in Dara B. Mistry and Partners, Mumbai and Vector Design, Dubai from May 2007 to August 2010. ... Arun has worked as Assistant Professor from 2012 to 2019 and is currently Associate Professor at the institute. As the coordinator of Placement Cell and member of Research and Design Cell, his contribution to the institute beyond academics is immense.
Uttara Nalawade Core Faculty- Bachelors of Architecture. Degree - L.S. Raheja School Of Architecture, Top Architecture College

Ar. Uttara Nalawade

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Graduated with a First class from Sir J. J. College of Architecture, Mumbai in 1991. Masters in Landscape Architecture with a first class from L. S. R. School of Architecture, Mumbai 2020. She has been a practicing architect for more than 26 years, being a co-founder of the Design and Structural consultancy firm – Technoarch Consultants, Vashi. ... She has to her credit several residential, commercial and religious projects and specialized in the domain of industrial projects in Mumbai-Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Ratnagiri and Mahad. Rolls-Royce Marine India Pvt. Ltd., Deepak Fertilizers, Glass Wall Systems, Omega Fishmeal Pvt. Ltd., Saini Heavy Engineering and Electricals, Golden Garage, Indian Oil Corporation, Septodent India, Lafarge India have been our esteemed clients. She has been keenly associated with academics along with her practice for around a decade and has taught in several colleges guiding students both in design and technical subjects along with Design Dissertation for final year students.
Ar. Anuj Gudekar Core Faculty- BachelorS of Architecture. Degree - L.S. Raheja School Of Architecture, Top Architecture College

Ar. Anuj Gudekar

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Anuj completed his Bachelors in Architecture from Academy of Architecture (Mumbai University) in May 2005.He has attained a Masters in Science degree in Energy Efficient and Sustainable Building from Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom. ... Anuj interned with Sp+a (Sameep Padora &Associates) and later worked with Bijoy Jain & Associate and later at Vijay Munshi & Associates as an Assistant Architect, where he has worked on several architectural & interior projects from July 2005 to 2007. He then went to pursue his Masters in UK. He also worked with McBain’s Cooper while he was in Oxford, UK where he worked as an Architectural Assistant and assisted Professor Mary Hancock (course leader MSc EESB, Oxford Brookes University) in her research for a school in Pakistan. He is currently a partner and Principal Architect in earth-HAB, a firm specializing in Sustainable design & consultancy. He is also pursuing his second post-graduate degree, a Master of Architecture in Landscape, through L.S. Raheja School of Architecture. Anuj joined LSR in the year 2009 as visiting faculty and as core faculty in 2010. He teaches Advanced Climatology, Architectural Design, Architectural Representation & Detailing, Building Construction and Design Dissertation. He encourages active participation of students in competitions and extracurricular activities and has been one of the key forces in motivating students and guiding them to achieve their goals. He was instrumental in successfully starting a lecture series ‘Insights’ intended at facilitating interaction between the academics and professional industry. He has also been instrumental in remodelling the workshops conducted in the school and has successfully organised the workshops by internationally reputed architects, Artists as well as addressing the issues of mental health and women’s safety. He realised the need for school’s presence on social media and has been actively handling the schools Instagram account and updating the activities and events. He has also been a jury member for international Design Competitions hosted by Volume Zero.en a jury member for international Design Competitions hosted by Volume Zero.

Ar. Swanand Mahashabde

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Swanand completed his Bachelors in Architecture from Bharati Vidyapeeth College (Mumbai University) in May 2008. He completed his MSc in Sustainable and Low-Energy Architecture from London Metropolitan University, United Kingdom with a postgraduate distinction, and completed his second masters in Landscape Architecture from L. S. Raheja School of Architecture (Mumbai University) with a first class. ... He interned with Vikas Dilawari Architects and worked with Patell Batliwala Associates as an Assistant Architect before pursuing his masters in the UK . In the United Kingdom he interned with Ar. Bill Dunster of ZedFactory and worked with Burrell Architects as an Architectural assistant. He also assisted Professor Luisa Brotas (course leader MSc AES, London Metropolitan University) for her daylighting consultancy. Post his masters in the UK he has worked as a project architect for Metro Infra Design Consultants and Architect Rushikesh H. alongside continuing his passion for teaching. Swanand has taught in a few colleges for B.Arch and M.Arch courses before joining LSR in 2017. He currently teaches Architectural Design, Landscape (allied design), Working Drawings, daylight analysis (elective) and Humanities.
Ar. Mridula Pillai Core Faculty- Bachelors of Architecture. Degree - L.S. Raheja School Of Architecture, Top Architecture College

Ar. Mridula Pillai

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Mridula completed her Bachelors in Architecture from Academy of Architecture (Mumbai University) in May 2005 with first class honours. Mridula was NASA Unit Secretary of Academy of Architecture in the year 2003-04. She has attained a Masters in Science degree in Energy Efficient and Sustainable Building from Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom with first class honours. ... She started her career as an intern with Ar. Malaksingh Gill at Sambhav Architects. She later worked with Bijoy Jain & Associate and Vijay Munshi & Associates as an Assistant Architect, where she has worked on several architectural & interior projects from July 2005 to 2007, after which she went to pursue her Masters degree in UK. In United Kingdom she also worked in an architectural firm as an architectural assistant at McBains Cooper and assisted Professor Ar.Mary Hancock (course leader MSc EESB, Oxford Brookes University) in her research for a school in Pakistan. She also had an opportunity to be a Teaching Assistant in Oxford Brookes University for the Undergraduate Architecture program.She is currently a partner and Principal Architect in earth-HAB, a firm specializing in Sustainable design & consultancy. Mridula joined LSR in the year 2009 and teaches Advanced Climatology, Architectural Design, Architectural Representation & Detailing and Design Dissertation. She encourages active participation of students in competitions and extracurricular activities and has been one of the key forces in motivating students and guiding them to achieve their goals. She was instrumental in starting a Lecture series ‘Insights’ at LSRSA which invited young architectural practises to the school to interact which students and bridge the gap between academics and professional industry. She has also successfully led the role of guiding the students for the Editorial magazine ‘Literarchi’ and has been instrumental in publishing the yearbook of the school since the year 2015. Mridula has also been a jury member for international Design Competitions hosted by Volume Zero.

Ar. Mugdha Bakde Deshpande

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Mugdha is an architect from VNIT, Nagpur passed with First Class Honours in 2006 and M.Arch in Urban Design from SPA, Delhi in 2009. She worked with Ar. Hafeez Contractor, Kapadia Associates Pvt Ltd and ABM Architects Pvt Ltd. Professionally she worked as a Team ... Leader, Senior Architect and handled several residential and commercial projects. Currently she is working with LSR for Architecture as an Assistant Professor since June 2013. She is teaching Building Services, Architectural Design, and Town Planning and also conducts an elective based on Urban Design.
Sachin Vedak Core Faculties - B.Arch. Degree - L.S. Raheja School Of Architecture, Top Architecture College

Ar. Sachin Vedak

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Sachin is an architect from Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute for Architecture and Environmental Studies, Mumbai University, May 2006. He also completed his M.Arch in Environmental Architecture from Rachana Sansad’s institute of Environmental Architecture in 2015, affiliated to Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra open University, Nasik. ... He worked with Pankaj Joshi Consultant and Studio Architecture from May 2006 to October 2010. In this period he has worked on Hospitals, Office buildings, Citizen Facilitation Centre, Residential and Interior projects in Mumbai. He has previously taught at Academy of Architecture for over 6 years prior to joining L.S.Raheja school of Architecture. He is associated with L.S.Raheja school of Architecture since June 2013 as an Assistant Professor, teaching design and technical subjects. For the first year architecture students he formulated an elective called 'Mechanism's in nature' to study the application of mechanics in nature to architecture. He has designed installations out of plastic waste and been participating in Kala Ghoda art festival for the past 4 years along with the students; they have also received a certificate of honour for their 'Time in the subconscious' installation in 2019.

Ar. Neeta Sarode

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Ar. Neeta M. Sarode, a practising architect, completed her graduation in architecture in 1998 from Rachana Sansad’s Academy of Architecture and completed her Masters in Environmental Architecture in 2017 with a first class, from Rachana Sansad affiliated to YMCOU. She has been teaching in LSRSoA since 2001 and is proud to be a part of the faculty team.

Ar. Mildred Jose

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Ar. Mildred Jose completed her Bachelors in architecture from LBH College of Architecture, Bandra in 2010,with first class. She has also obtained a Master’s degree of M.Arch in Urban Design from Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute in 2013 with first class honours. She started her career with Ar. Solanki and Associates as an intern while pursuing B.Arch. After attaining her degree, she worked as a Junior Architect with G.D. Sambhare and Associates and Della Tecnica. ... Architect, she has worked primarily on healthcare, interiors, landscape and other architectural projects. After completing her Masters degree, she worked with Jones Lang Lasalle (JLL) as an urban design trainee and consultant for a prestigious project proposal for the city of Bombay. She is an Assistant Professor and has an experience of 6 years in teaching. She teaches Urban Design & Town Planning, Architectural Design, Humanities,Municipal Drawing, Working Drawing, Architectural theory and Building Services. She has a prime interest in research, she has presented and written papers on several platforms and is also involved in editorial works. With a profound interest in historical studies, she completed her 1st Year of MA in history with first class and is currently awaiting her final examination results.

Ar. Shradhanand Narkar

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Shradhanand graduated from Rachana Sansad’s Academy of Architecture, Mumbai in 2003 and completed PG Diploma in Project Management in Building Construction in 2005 with First Class Honors from Rachana Sansad’s Project Management Institute. ... He has worked in real estate industry for the past 16 years with renowned organisations such as Lodha, Phoenix Marketcity, Kalpataru and Sunteck. Shradhanand is an Assistant Professor at LSRSA since 2018, member of the Research and Design Cell and also manages a varied range of professional projects under his proprietary consultancy S.N.Architects.

Ar. Deepa Desai

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Deepa is a practising architect with four years of experience. She completed her graduation at Asmita College of Architecture, Mumbai and pursued her Masters in Urban conservation in Architecture at Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute for Architecture and environmental studies, Mumbai with first-class honours. She has been a part of the editorial team in 2017 for the Reflections of KRVIA 2007-17. ... Her work of urban conservation on ‘local area plan in heritage precinct’ got published on messmatrix.blogspot.com. She was nominated for the same in MVUD Oct 2018. Deepa’s research in cultural conservation got nominated for NIASA 19-20. She is a history enthusiast and enjoys teaching humanities, architectural theory and other technical subjects at the institute.

Ar. Charvi Kamat

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Charvi Kamat completed her B.Arch.from Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Technology (SVIT), Vasad in 2014 and joined SnK where she worked under the tutelage of Brinda somaya. She led a number of commercial & institutional projects in SnK from concept to execution and acquired hands-on knowledge of professional practice before persuing her master’s degree. ... She completed her M.Arch. in Urban Design from CEPT, Ahmedabad in 2018 where Charvi developed an interest in teaching & decided to work as a faculty. She brings a profound knowledge of Urban design practices into academics along with her practical experience in the field. Since having started teaching in 2019 with LS Raheja School of Architecture, she is involved with teaching technical subjects, Architectural Design, Architectural Theory, Allied Design – Urban Design and Allied Design -Town Planning.

Ar. Ninad Sansare

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Ninad completed his Bachelor in Architecture from LBH College of Architecture (Mumbai University) in 2017 with 9 point CGPA securing the third position in Mumbai University. He went on studying for Masters in Urbanism (urban planning and design) from Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), Netherlands and finished it in 2019 with distinction. Before joining a full-time faculty member at LSR school of architecture, Ninad did internships in COSTFORD, ... Trivandrum and VSS Design Cell, Mumbai. His research and academic interests include urban planning, governance, regional design, methods and analysis in urbanism and architecture. He is currently involved in teaching architectural theory, architectural design, urban planning, urban design, humanities and some technical subjects. His teaching philosophy involves a multidisciplinary approach and method triangulation.
Ar. Shraddha Palande Core Faculty- Bachelors of Architecture. Degree - L.S. Raheja School Of Architecture, Top Architecture College

Ar. Shraddha Palande

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Shraddha Palande completed her B.Arch from Samyak Sankalpa College of Architecture (Mumbai University) in 2015 with first class. She completed her M.Arch in Landscape Architecture from L. S. Raheja School of Architecture with first class. Before pursuing her master’s degree, she worked as an intern at Space Enviro Architects on Architectural and Industrial projects and then worked as an Architect at Arunkumar Designers and Consultants Pvt. Ltd. where she got an opportunity to work on large scale Landscape projects. ... Later she worked as an Architect at Swati Dike Landscape Architect and Planner where she was trained under the guidance of Ar. Swati Dike and worked from conceptual to execution stage for various residential and commercial landscape projects. She has a professional experience of working in the field of Landscape along with teaching Landscape design as a visiting faculty at Academy of Architecture and CTES College of Architecture before joining LSR in 2021. She is an active member of ISOLA and involved in different initiatives of ISOLA Mumbai chapter. She teaches Allied design – Landscape, Architectural design, Building construction, Working drawing and Humanities.
Gargi Karve Core Faculties - B.Arch. Degree - L.S. Raheja School Of Architecture, Top Architecture College

Ar. Gargi Karve

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Ar. Gargi Karve has graduated from L.S.Raheja School of Architecture, Mumbai, in the year 2014. She has ranked 2nd in state of Maharashtra at the Mumbai University Examinations T.Y.B.Arch, with many scholarships from TATA and IIA during all five years of B.Arch. ... She has completed her Post Graduation from CEPT University, Ahmedabad with Majors in Architecture Design and Minors in Urban Design in the year 2019. Her professional journey started from working with one of the reputed Architects of India, Chandrashekhar Kanetkar. The projects ranged from bunglows to club houses and town planning. She has also worked with one of India’s top Architecture firms, Edifice Consultants Pvt. Ltd. For over two years. Being part of the Think Tank Vertical at ECPL, she worked on array of projects such as Museums, Stadiums, Sports facilities, Hotels & Resorts, Hospitals and so on. As Faculty, she has worked at Aditya College of Architecture in 2016-17 where she contributed in subjects such as Architecture Design, Humanities, Software electives, Graphics, Freehand and Landscape Design. Here, at L.S.Raheja School of Architecture she has undertaken similar subjects and is intending to enhance the students with knowledge and skill sets which shall help them thrive in their professional journey.
Ar. Bhakti Sawant Salunke Core Faculties - B.Arch. Degree - L.S. Raheja School Of Architecture, Top Architecture College

Ar. Bhakti Sawant Salunke

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

An Alumnus of LSRSoA, Bhakti graduated in the year 2008 and completed her Masters in Environmental Architecture in 2014 with a first class, from Rachana Sansad Institute of Environmental Architecture affiliated to YCMOU.She is IGBC accredited professional since 2017. ... One of the leading organizations in India as a Manager in Co-corporate Real Estate Services Department on various commercial as well as office buildings.She has worked on several retail projects with Phoenix marketcity group,Mumbai as well as on residential township projects,religious building complexes such as Iskcon Kanpur,Iskcon Mayapur headquarters with Ar.Premnath and associates,Mumbai/Kolkata. She has been a full time teaching faculty since 2016 and has keen interest in research paper writing /publication.She has few national as well as international publications to her name. Her research paper on “Harnessing beauty for Sanitation buildings in India “got selected for the year 2021-22 MASA publication, Research topic abstract on postcolonial subaltern architecture got selected for AVANI annual abstract publication (year 2022-23) and the IDRC annual research publication (year 2022-23) for the topic Sustainability from core to shell. Currently she has been associated with L.S. Raheja School of Architecture, in the capacity of full-time core from the academic year 2023-24.
Eng. Prachi Dixit Core Faculties - B.Arch. Degree - L.S. Raheja School Of Architecture, Top Architecture College

Eng. Prachi Dixit

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Civil Engineer graduated from Sardar Patel College of Engineering (SPCE) in 1995. She completed her master’s degree in Structural Engineering from University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) in 1999. ... She has 8 years of industrial experience from Aker solutions, Vakil Mehta Sheth consultants, International Code Council USA, HCL’s GeometricPLM and Dassault systemes 3DPLM. She has taught to BTech students at Sardar Patel College of Engineering (SPCE) and NMIMS Mukesh Patel College of Engineering (MPSTME) for 10 years.

Ar. Divya Menon

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Divya completed her Bachelors in Architecture from Sarvajanik College of Engineering and Technology (SCET) Surat in 2006 and her Masters in Urban Design from School of Planning and Architecture (SPA) New Delhi in 2010 with a First Class Distinction. She interned with Prof. KT Ravindran where she was part of a team that worked on the design and execution of The Kitchen Museum in the Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi. ... In the subsequent years she has worked over a range of residential, institutional and commercial projects under eminent architecture practices- Chandavarkar & Thacker Architects (CnT) Bengaluru; Mani Chowfla, New Delhi; and STUP, Mumbai. As a senior urban development consultant for the Delhi Urban Art Commission (DUAC), her work focused on large scale urban design, local area planning and community design processes. As an urban development consultant in Heritage Conservation Committee (HCC), New Delhi she worked on the Heritage Master Plan of Delhi and assisted Prof. Narayani Gupta on the inclusion of post independent iconic buildings in the Heritage List of Delhi. In recent years, her own design practice has revolved around community based projects and conservation. The search for skills and knowledge enhancements arising from her interests in architecture and urban issues has been sustained through design, writing, research and travel.

Ar. Anushka Sanas

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Anushka Sanas has completed her Bachelors from Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Architecture, Navi Mumbai in 2015 and Masters in Landscape Architecture from L.S.Raheja College of Architecture, Mumbai with first class. ... Before pursuing her masters, she was working with Design Module Architects, V.R Sanas & Associates on a wide range of projects, later worked at AMS Consultants where she got an opportunity & experience to work on large scale landscape projects. She has professional experience in the fields of Architectural design, Planning, Interiors and Landscape. Worked on diverse projects which include residential, commercial, industrial & recreational landscape. As faculty, she has worked at Vivekanand College of Architecture from 2021-2023 where she contributed in subjects such as Architectural Design, Landscape Design, Building Construction, Services.

Ar. Harish Nayar

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Harish is an Architect from Pillai HOC College of Architecture, University of Mumbai. He worked as an Architect with Shin Takamatsu Architect and Associates Co.Ltd, Japan and has been a Partner (Projects-India) with the firm since August 2020. ... Harish has also worked as an Architect with renowned Indian practices like Vishwas Kulkarni at Pune, Atelier Design and Domain (ADND) in Mumbai. He earlier taught Architecture at Lokmanya Tilak Institute of Architecture and Design Studies, Navi Mumbai under Prof.Habib Khan the former President of the Council of Architecture, India. Harish believes that Design needs an approach that is driven by conscious belief in context, social fabric, compassion and resources. He believes that the challenge is not to build something that’s efficient, the challenge is to build something that’s timeless!

Ar. Krishnan V.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Krishnan has completed his bachelor of architecture from L.S. Raheja School of Architecture in 2001. He is partner at Krishnan Parvez Architects, KPa established in 2003 and have since then done numerous architectural, interior design projects. He has been associated with L.S. Raheja School of Architecture, in the capacity of full-time adhoc since academic year 2018-19.
Shraddha Geevith Core Faculty- Bachelors of Architecture. Degree - L.S. Raheja School Of Architecture, Top Architecture College

Ar. Shraddha Geevith

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

An alumnus of the LSRSOA, who graduated in 1996, Shraddha gathered her early professional experience working at Rumy Shroff and Associates. Incepted her own practice with Shraddha Geevith and Associates that has offices in Bombay and Pune, Shraddha is a Founder/Director at Design Nexus Pvt. Ltd. with their office in Mumbai. ... She has been closely associated with Architecture Education, being a visiting faculty for Architecture and Interior Design at several reputed architecture colleges across Mumbai.
Ar. Geevith Raghavan Core Faculty- Bachelors of Architecture. Degree - L.S. Raheja School Of Architecture, Top Architecture College

Ar. Geevith Raghavan

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

An Alumnus of LSRSoA, Geevith graduated in the year 1993. An ex-associate at P. K Das Consultants from 1994 to 1995, he has been successfully running his own practice for the last 25 years as Principal Architect – Design Nexus Architects & Founder Director – Design Nexus Pvt. Ltd. He has been involved in designing projects in diverse fields including but not limited to: Urban Design, Architecture, Interiors & Landscape; ... with projects across categories such as: Defence, Government, Mass Transport, Institutional, Industrial, Corporate, High-end Housing, Bungalow, International Events, Environment, Banking, Recreation, Manufacturing, Retail & Health and has also collaborated with reputed Architectural Firms firms like P. K. Das Consultants, Team Design & Ethique on various projects. Over the last 25 years, Geevith has been a Visiting Faculty for Urban Design Master’s Program, Architectural Design & Thesis and Interior Design at colleges like, LSRSoA Mumbai, AOA Mumbai, PVP Polytechnic, SNDT Mumbai & SMMCA Nagpur. He has been on the Advisory Committee of ‘Degree Programme Implementation’ and ‘Board of Studies’ at SNDT-Mumbai.