MAHS(Masters in Human Settlements) KUL Belgium, Dip.Arch (TVB School of Habitat Studies, New Delhi), M Arch, Urban Design (SPA New Delhi)
Himadri is an urbanist, academician, and researcher based in Bangalore. His expertise is in Safe access, NMT, Urban design related to transit. Himadri was previously consulting with WRI India, where he was leading the sustainable communities team previously. He was the recipient of a ‘special recognition’ in the Volvo Sustainability Awards 2013 for his project “Towards a walkable and Sustainable Bengaluru: A safe Access project for Indira-nagar Metro Station”. He is a co-author of the Safe Access Manual: Safe Access to Mass Transit Stations in Indian Cities in 2014. His interest in interactive workshops and gamification of urban design processes led him to develop a Safe Access Interactive workshop for citizens to contribute to the design of their transit station areas. Himadri has also been involved in creating a neighborhood Improvement workshop that helps citizens prioritize strategies to improve neighborhoods. He has been actively involved in academics through teaching in universities in Rajkot, Ahmedabad, and Bangalore in India. He is presently adjunct faculty at the post-graduate program for Urban Design in RVCA, he has been teaching in the graduate and post-graduate programs in RVCA for more than 7 years. His research interest has led him to pursue an advanced master’s degree in Human Settlement from K. U. Leuven, Leuven Belgium. Himadri has worked previously for organizations that advised and consulted with planning institutions in India and Libya in Africa. Himadri brings to his endeavors more than 19 years of experience in research and professional work.