BARD Studio is jointly set up by Rupali Gupte and Prasad Shetty, who are urbanists based in Mumbai and teach at the School of Environment and Architecture. Their works include research on Indian urbanism with focus on architecture, urban culture, urban economy, property, housing, urban form, entrepreneurial and tactical practices, . Their cross disciplinary works take different forms – writings, drawings, mixed-media works, storytelling, teaching, walks and spatial interventions.
They have been founder members of the urban research network, CRIT (crit.in) and the School of Environment and Architecture (sea.edu.in)
Rupali Gupte has studied architecture (B-Arch, Mumbai University) and urban design (M-Arch, Cornell University). She has earlier worked as: 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.
Prasad Shetty 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.
Contact Address: B/1, Azad Apartments, Azad lane, Andheri West, Mumbai 400058, INDIA
Rupali Gupte : firstname.lastname@example.org : +91-9821012510
Prasad Shetty : email@example.com : +91-9820912744