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.

2013 - 14
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Summer School Courses by KRVIA Design Cell Academy
As part of extending and strengthening the engagement of the academy with the city, the KRVIA... View Document

To enrol for Summer Courses, download application form here.
Application process for the Summer Courses of KRVIA Design Cell Academy has started. Download... View Document


Since its inception, KRVIA has located its architecture education in a wider format of cultural...

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KRVIA Faculty & KRVIA Alumni part of Architectural Workshop at Charles Correa Foundation
KRVIA Faculty, Zameer Basrai and KRVIA Alumni, Gaurav Roy Choudhury are part of the team of...

KRVIA GeoServer is now online!
The KRVIA Geoserver page contains some archived GIS based projects. Projects  published here are...

Allahabad Archive -2nd year study trip

This year’s second year design studio is exploring the architecture of the...
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INTACH Stone Workshop
The Stone Workshop & Seminar was organized by School of Architecture and Planning, Anna University, Chennai in conjunction with INTACH Heritage Academy for architecture and conservation students and professionals. The seminar had two presentation by Navin Piplani, head of the INTACH Heritage Academy and  Mohammad KK, retired ASI Officer. The workshop ended with the archaeological site visit at Mahabalipuram.
The urban conservation students (Masters Sem II & IV) from KRVIA master program part

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Urban Farming by First Year B.Arch
As part of the Environmental Studies students of First Year B.Arch have developed a food garden in the KRVIA campus using organic farming methods. Occasionally the plants are harvested and cooked at the end of the semester.


As part of the URBANLAB+ International network of urban laboratories, the cluster meeting was organized by EPFL, Switzerland in the month of October-2014. Along with KRVIA the other participating partners were -Technische Universität Berlin, Germany - U-Lab École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland - laba Università della Calabria, Italy - Urban Design Lab. The KRVIA faculty Manoj Parmar, Shweta Wagh &a

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