The Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute for Architecture and Environmental Studies (KRVIA),

An initiative of the Kamla Raheja Foundation and the Upanagar Shikhshan MandaI, is one of the premier institue for architecture in Mumbai, India. It offers a Bachelor’s in Architecture degree (B.Arch) and two full time Masters courses (M.Arch. - Urban Design / Urban Conservation). All of these courses are run under the aegis of the University of Mumbai.

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Nostalgia for the Future-wins the Jurys Special Mention at the Signs Film Festival in Kochi
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Shalaka Shingte, KRVIA Master’s student has won the NIASA Best Thesis Awards (joint) 2016-17 for the thesis work on - Representing Thirdspace: Unraveling Everyday Urbanism in Public Realm

KRVIA is proud to announce 2 SILVER MEDAL WINNERS at the recently concluded Indian Round for the Asian Contest of Architectural Rookie’s Award (ACARA) (Presenting their Third Year Architectural Design project from academic session 2015-16) organised by PVP College of Architecture, Pune.
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The last date for submission is now July 10, 2017.
The KRVIA Fellowship Programme was instituted...
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Information about available accomodation near college
for first year students

KRVIA GeoServer is Online!
The KRVIA GeoServer is online and one can see some of the GIS work completed by our students in...


‘Kolkata – The Water Studio’ – an exhibition of the Masters Semester II studio work of Urban Design and Urban Conservation students at K.R.V.I.A, is scheduled to be open from the 23rd to 27th October 2017 at I.C.C.R, Kolkata from 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

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‘Nostalgia for the Future’ is going to America.

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Symposium on History and Conservation... As if People Matter at CEPT University Faculty and Masters students at KRVIA participated in the Symposium on History and Conservation... As if People Matter organized by the CEPT University and the Sushant College of Architecture in Collaboration with the National Scientific Committee(NSC) of Historic Towns and Villages, ICOMOS India.

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Aashna Shah Fifth Year Student from KRVIA wins the Charles Correa Gold Medal for Thesis Project THE SUBALTERN SPEAKS. THE OTHER AND THE CITY for the year 2017,
 organised by the UDRI

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Mamta Patwardhan, assistant professor was invited to make a poster presentation at the Regional Sea Level Changes and Coastal Impacts July 10-14, Columbia University, New-York (NY) - USA under the Coastal Zone session. She presented the challenges faced by coastal communities of Mumbai due to storm surges and possible sea level rise scenarios.

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