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School of Architecture

Research in Architecture

List of Guides & their expertise

Name

Email Id

Research Interest

Dr. Vimala Swamy

dir.arch@reva.edu.in

Urban planning, Eco cities, Thermal comfort in Built forms

Thrust areas of research


  • Urban planning
  • Vernacular architecture
  • Sustainable Architecture

Conferences/ fdps/ workshops organized

  • Between the lines- International conference on Architecture and Urban Planning organised on 17th-18th August, 2018
  • FDP on Intellectual property rights organised on May 13, 2018
  • REVA Research Conclave-organised on March 1-2, 2018
  • DECONSTRUCT- 2 day FDP on Structures and Building construction organised on 9th-10th Feb, 2018
  • The Living past- A case on Urban Inheritance -3 day interactive workshop and exhibition on 17-19 Jan, 2018
  • Define the Undefined- 5 day FDP on Research in architecture, arts and design organised from 17th-21st July, 2017

Our Events

BETWEEN THE LINES- International conference on Architecture and Urban Planning organised on 17th-18th August 2018

List of keynote speakers with their topics

  Name and designation Topic

1

Dr. Kuang Hui Peng, Professor, Graduate School of Architecture,NTUT, Taiwan

Between the Lines: Towards Sustainability by Applying Vertical Greening to Urban Rehabilitation

2

Ar. Palinda Kannangara, Srilanka

A glimpse into the works and working methodology of Palinda Kannangara Architects

3

Ar. Tony Owen,  Australia

digital and parametric design in residential architecture

4

Dr. Harini Nagendra, Azim premji university, Bangalore

role of urban commons in Designing ecologically smart, resilient, inclusive cities in India

5

Ar. Vijay Garg, Vice president, Council of Architecture, New Delhi

BETWEEN THE LINES….. - Treading the Middle Path between Academics and Practice

6

Ar. Leena Kumar, President, Indian Institute of Architects, Bangalore chapter

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REVA Research Conclave-organised on March 1-2, 2018

List of keynote speakers with their topics

  Name and designation Topic

1

Ar. Brinda Sastry, Independent urban planning and design consultant and adjunct faculty at the Masters in Architecture (Urban Design) program at the RV College of Architecture, Bengaluru.

Information Technology and Urban Form: Design implications for India’s Smart Cities Mission


FDP on Intellectual property Rights organised on May 13th, 2018

List of keynote speakers

  Name and designation Topic

1

Prof. Praveen Vijapura

IPR and patenting process


DECONSTRUCT- 2 day FDP on Structures and Building construction organised on 9th-10th Feb 2018

List of keynote speakers

  Name and designation Topic

1

Prof. Yadunandan

Relationship Between structure and Architecture

2

Prof. K.T. Sathishchandra

Importance of structural engineering in Architecture

3

Prof. Arun Swaminathan

Teaching Pedagogy for Structures and BCM

4

B.L Manjunath

Structures as spatial generator

5

Prof. Rajesh Malik

Structural Design & Architectural Design Where does the Twain meet


“THE LIVING PAST- A case on Urban Inheritance “3 day interactive workshop and exhibition on 17-19 Jan 2018

List of keynote speakers

  Name and designation Topic

1

Dr. S V P Halakatti

Retd. Superintending Archaeologist

ASI, Ministry of culture, India

Principles and Philosophies of conservation

2

Ar. Sathya Prakash Varanasi

Principal architect, Sathya Consultants, Bangalore

Introduction to the historic fabric of Bangalore and revisiting heritage sites

3

Ar. Pankaj Modi

Cofounder and Director, SAYTHU, Bangalore

On site exploration of heritage areas

4

Ar. Vikas Dilawari

Practicing conservation architect

Vikas Dilawari architects, mumbai

Conservation: Inception to completion

5

Ar. Neeraja Jayan

Asst. Professor, REVA University

Sustainable conservation of heritage cities


DEFINE THE UNDEFINED-5 day FDP on Research in architecture, arts and design organised from 17th-21st July 2017

List of keynote speakers

  Name and designation Topic

1

Dr. Choodamani Nandagopal

Art and Architecture - Integrated Domains of Knowledge and Application

2

Dr. Anantha Krishna K.S.

Dean, School of Architecture CMR University, Bangalore

Introduction to architectural research,

Social relevance of doctoral research in architecture

3

Ar. Kiran Keswani

Architect and Urban researcher, Bangalore

The Grounded theory  approach  in Urban design research

4

Dr. S. Kumar

Principal, School of Planning and Architecture, JNAFAU, Hyderabad

Case study method of research

5

Dr. Mahesh T.M.

Retd. Professor ,Urban and Regional Planning Institute of Development Studies, Mysore

Revisiting the meaning of interdisciplinary research in a creative world

6

Dr. Rashmi Niranjan

Associate professor (fine arts), School of Architecture, MSRIT, Bangalore

Research Process in Fine Arts

7

Dr. Vibhavari Kumar

Associate Professor, NIFT, Bangalore

Design Research

8

Prof. N. Narayana Sastry

Consultant, State Institute for Urban Development, State Institute of urban development, Mysore

Research Process related to architecture and planning

9

Dr. B. SBhooshan

BSB Architecture + Habitat design studio, Mysore

Special methodological and content problems of normative research in architecture

10

Mr. Naresh Keerti

Musicologist, Asst. Professor, Chinmaya Vishwa vidyapeetha

Tracking the transient - the challenges of research in music and musicology

11

Dr. Aneesha Sharma

Associate professor, NID, Bangalore

First person methods in qualitative research

12

Dr. Ujwala Chakradeo

Professor & Head at  L A D College of Architecture, Nagpur

Art of research writing

13

Dr. Abhijit Natu

Associate Professor , BKPS College of Architecture, Pune

Behavioural research in Architecture

14

Ar. Nalini Kembhavi

Kembhavi Architecture Foundation, Hubli

Interface between research and practice in Architecture

15

Dr. Vasanth Kiran

Director, School of performing arts, REVA University, Bangalore

Digging into unconventional research areas in performing arts


Details of faculty members of the school pursuing Ph.d

  Name and designation Topic University

1

Ar. Shubhi S.

Associate Professor

Planning for high density urban residential areas.

JNAFAU, Hyderabad

2

Ar. Raghu Teja V.

Assistant Professor

Planning for control of Urban Floods in the city of Hyderabad.

Mysore University

Innovative projects (ongoing)

  • Documentation of Vernacular Architectural heritage of the state of Karnataka
  • Development of mobile based application on Bangalore Architectural heritage
  • Innovative staircase design( NOBU staircase) by Dheeraj Yadav( VIIth sem)- patent application in process
  • Smart Garbage receptacle design by Chandana Y L, Chandana G and Likhitha( Vth sem)- patent application in process
  • Solid waste management for RU campus
  • Innovative project-“ Multi Purpose Facades” by Moonish S.(VIIth sem) selected for incubation and funding by MSME
  • Innovative project-“ The &Droids” by Dhruv M.(Vth sem) selected for incubation and funding by MSME

Record of key publications by faculty members

  • Shama Parween, Changing dynamics of Indian Cities, A case study of Katra Neel, Shahjahanabad, International Conference on Architecture, Built Environment & Urban Planning , 2018, Vijayawada, 21-22 September , 2018,Engineering Sciences International Research Journal,Volume-6, Issue-1, ISSN-2320-4338.Also published as a book chapter in Modern Approaches to Architecture, Built Environment & Urban Planning, ISBN- 978-93-86435-56-9 , IMRF International Publishing House.
  • Neeraja Jayan, Re-Examining the Historical Narratives of Cultural Landscapes in South India ,Conference proceedings of BETWEEN THE LINES 2018, International conference on Architecture and Urban planning, Organised by School of Architecture, REVA University , ISBN-978-93-86724-97-7, August 2018 , Excel India Publishers, New Delhi
  • Vidya Srikanth, Bhakti Movement :Shaping Temple form and Spatial Planning in South India, Conference proceedings of BETWEEN THE LINES 2018, International conference on Architecture and Urban planning, Organised by School of Architecture, REVA University , ISBN-978-93-86724-97-7, August 2018 , Excel India Publishers, New Delhi
  • Anupama R.M., Life through Puppets, Conference proceedings of BETWEEN THE LINES 2018, International conference on Architecture and Urban planning, Organised by School of Architecture, REVA University , ISBN-978-93-86724-97-7, August 2018 , Excel India Publishers, New Delhi
  • Preeti S Dhanwat, Dr. Vimala Swamy, Historic Settlement of Wai: Cultural Manifestation of the Sacred Narrative, Conference proceedings of BETWEEN THE LINES 2018, International conference on Architecture and Urban planning, Organised by School of Architecture, REVA University , ISBN-978-93-86724-97-7, August 2018 , Excel India Publishers, New Delhi
  • Anup K Prasad ,Priyanka Nair, Syed Jasim Fazil, Vidya Vijayan, Aesthetic acoustics- Experience the good sound, Conference proceedings of BETWEEN THE LINES 2018, International conference on Architecture and Urban planning, Organised by School of Architecture, REVA University , ISBN-978-93-86724-97-7, August 2018 , Excel India Publishers, New Delhi
  • Vimala Swamy ,Pranathi, Ranjith, Tejaswin, The Photo-face- The Zero Energy Building - a case of Photovoltaic facades, Conference proceedings of BETWEEN THE LINES 2018, International conference on Architecture and Urban planning, Organised by School of Architecture, REVA University , ISBN-978-93-86724-97-7, August 2018 , Excel India Publishers, New Delhi
  • Shwetha B, Effectiveness and performance of changing reinforced concrete Shear wall location on multi-storeyed building in OMRF & SMRF, Conference proceedings of BETWEEN THE LINES 2018, International conference on Architecture and Urban planning, Organised by School of Architecture, REVA University , ISBN-978-93-86724-97-7, August 2018 , Excel India Publishers, New Delhi
  • Raghu TejaVemana, Kosuru Srivalli, Urban floods – A Study specific to Hyderabad and Vijayawada City, Conference proceedings of BETWEEN THE LINES 2018, International conference on Architecture and Urban planning, Organised by School of Architecture, REVA University , ISBN-978-93-86724-97-7, August 2018 , Excel India Publishers, New Delhi
  • Shubhi Sonal, Dr. S. Kumar, Tracing high density urban residential areas: Case of Bangalore, Conference proceedings of BETWEEN THE LINES 2018, International conference on Architecture and Urban planning, Organised by School of Architecture, REVA University , ISBN-978-93-86724-97-7, August 2018 , Excel India Publishers, New Delhi
  • Rajesh Malik, Kumar Rishav, Spurthi Aswath,Harshith Naik, Healing through spaces: A study on the ability of spaces to enhance healing, Conference proceedings of BETWEEN THE LINES 2018, International conference on Architecture and Urban planning, Organised by School of Architecture, REVA University , ISBN-978-93-86724-97-7, August 2018 , Excel India Publishers, New Delhi
  • Shubhi Sonal, Chaitra Anand,Gazala Malik , Raina Bafna, Social and interactive spaces in an institutional campus: Designed v/s incidental spaces, Conference proceedings of BETWEEN THE LINES 2018, International conference on Architecture and Urban planning, Organised by School of Architecture, REVA University , ISBN-978-93-86724-97-7, August 2018 , Excel India Publishers, New Delhi
  • Anup Kumar Prasad, The business of education system and Architectural practice in India , Conference proceedings of BETWEEN THE LINES 2018, International conference on Architecture and Urban planning, Organised by School of Architecture, REVA University , ISBN-978-93-86724-97-7, August 2018 , Excel India Publishers, New Delhi
  • Preeti Sunil Dhanwat & Dr. Vimala Swamy, " The Paradigm Shift: Religious Built Heritage within Traditional Neighbourhoods", International Conference Proceedings of Paradox to Paradigm", ISBN 978-93-80985-18-3, COPAL Publishing Group, 2018
  • Vandana Dhaval Pusalkar & Dr. Vimala Swamy, " Sustainable urban water management approaches for cities health & Hygiene..(SWACHH)", "International Conference Proceedings of Paradox to Paradigm", ISBN 978-93-80985-18-3, COPAL Publishing Group, 2018
  • Rajesh Malik, "A Fresh Perspective On Energy Efficiency In Building Materials in India Context", International Journal of Scientific Research and Engineering Studies(IJSRES)", ISSN: 2349-8862, Volume 5 Issue 1, January 2018.
  • Nalini. N S, " The great divide: Exploring the divergence between urban metabolism in theory and practice in the water supply system in Bangalore", : International Journal of Urban Sustainable Development Vol-9, Issue-1, Taylor and Francis Online Publications". ISSN-1946-3146, 2016. Index: Scopus
  • Vidya Srikanth, "Impact of Heritage on the Vernacular Settlement: A case study of Aretipur", "International Journal of Engineering and Manufacturing Science", ISSN 2249-3115, UGC-63291, 2018
  • Shubhi Sonal. "Density Planning for smart Cities", "DGSI-XII, International Conference on Geospatial Solutions to Urban and Regional Environmental Issues", Non Indexed
  • Shubhi S., Maitreyi Y., "Framework for gender audit of urban transportation" paper presented at Xth International Conference on public Policy and Management (3-5 August 2015), Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
  • Shubhi S.,"The Living Heritage of Durga puja pandals: Temporary urbanism, Permanent resilience" paper presented at Conference on The Resilience of Vernacular Heritage in Asian Cities (6-7 November 2014), ARI, NUS, Singapore
  • Shubhi S., “Reclaiming urban identity: Framework for urban regeneration of walled city area, Patna” at 4th International Conference On “Advances in Architecture, Urban Planning, Material Engineering and Civil/Environmental Dynamics”(AUPMECED- 2014) held at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, on 26th and 27th July, 2014.
  • Shubhi S.,"Channelizing earth energies towards a healthy built environment", Proceedings of AARCV-2012, International conference, MSRIT, Bangalore, ISBN 378-93-82338-01-7
  • Maitreyi Yellapragada & Shubhi Sonal, “A City for Women? - Measuring Gender Inclusiveness Transportation", " CUE CEPT", 2016 non indexed
  • Vidya Srikanth & Ar. Shubhi Sonal, "Start Smart, Stay Smart: Use of smart phones in Architectural Pedagogy", "Paradox to Paradigm, Architecture in the age of Network Society, International Conference, ISBN: 978-93-80985-18-3, COPAL Publishing Group, 2018
  • Shubhi Sonal, "Data-Driven approach towards inclusive Urban Transportation: A case of Hyderabad", "ISOCARP Joint Conference, SMART Communities", 2017
  • Shubhi Sonal, "Evaluating Social Inclusion in urban transportation", "International Journal of Engineering and Manufacturing Science", ISSN 2249-3115, UGC-63291, 2018
  • Samiksha Srichandan & Neeraja Jayan" , "Traditional Wisdom v/s Modern Ignorance: A case study of pricely Town of Kishangarh", Urban India, A Journal of the National Institute of Urban affairs", Vol:37, Issue:1, Jan-June 2017, ISSN 0970-9045.
  • Neeraja Jayan, "Financial framework for the Heritage Management in commercial areas", "International Journal of Engineering and Manufacturing Science", ISSN: 2249-3115, UGC-63291, 2018
  • Anup Kumar Prasad, "An investigation of origin and authenticity of smart city revolution", "International Journal of Engineering and Manufacturing Science", ISSN 2249-3115, UGC-63291, 2018
  • Shama Parween," Deciphering the role of Urban Regeneration in fabricating smart Indian Cities", International conference on Science, Technology, Women Studies, Business & Social Sciences -2016, November 3-5, 2016, Goa, Engineering Sciences International Research Journal, Volume 4, Issue 2, ISSN 2320-4338, 2016