About

BARD Studio is jointly set up by Rupali Gupte and Prasad Shetty.

RUPALI GUPTE is an architect, urbanist and an artist based in Mumbai. She is one of the founder members of the School of Environment and Architecture and currently teaches there (sea.edu.in). She has also been one of the co-founders of the urban research network, CRIT (crit.in).  Rupali has studied architecture (B-Arch, Mumbai University) and urban design (M-Arch, Cornell University). She has earlier worked as: an Assistant Professor at the Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute for Architecture, Consulting Urban Designer to the Town Administration of Mendefera, Eritrea and Architect at the Kohn Pederson Fox Associates, New York. Her work include research on Indian urbanism with focus on architecture, urban culture, housing, urban form and tactical practices. It crosses disciplinary works take different forms – writings, drawings, mixed-media works, storytelling, teaching, walks and spatial interventions.

PRASAD SHETTY is an urbanist based in Mumbai. He is one of the founder members of the School of Environment and Architecture and currently teaches there (sea.edu.in). He has also been one of the co-founders of the urban research network, CRIT (crit.in). Prasad has studied architecture (B-Arch, Mumbai University) and urban management (M-A, Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies, Erasmus University, Rotterdam). Earlier he has worked with: Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority as an Urban Manager, MMR – Heritage and Environment Society as Secretary, Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute for Architecture as a Lecturer, Town Administration of Mendefera, Eritrea as an Urban Management expert.  His work includes exploratory research and experimental pedagogy on different aspects of urban form, experience, practice and culture.

CONTACT

BARD STUDIO

Contact Address: B/1, Azad Apartments, Azad lane, Andheri West, Mumbai 400058, INDIA

Email: bardsmumbai@gmail.com

Rupali Gupte    :     rupali@sea.edu.in    :    +91-9821012510

Prasad Shetty    :    prasad@sea.edu.in    :    +91-9820912744