Madhavi Desai

General Information

Occupation: Architect, Educator

Resident City: Ahmedabad

Resident Country: India

Sources: "Madhavi Desai." The Hectar Foundation. Women in Architecture 2000 Plus. 22 May 2008 .



Employer: Archicrafts

Title: Partner

City: Ahmedabad

Country: India

Start Date: January 01, 1981

Notes: partner with Miki Desai

Employer: CEPT

Title: Adjunct Faculty, School of Architecture

Start Date: January 01, 1987


Name: Miki Desai

Organization: Architectural Practice

City: Ahmedabad

Country: India



No apprenticeships on record


Name: Senior Research Fellowship

Description: Indian Council of Social Science Research

Date Received: January 01, 1989

Notes: 1989 -1991

Name: Visiting Research Fellow, Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture

Description: MIT and Harvard University

Date Received: January 01, 1994

Name: Indian Institute of Architects council member

Notes: 1991-1994


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Notable Projects

Title: Indian Heritage Workshop on 'Children and Architecture'

Description: at the School of Architecture, CEPT,

City: Ahmedabad

Start Date: January 01, 1991

Notes: The built environment is a vast resource as well as a tool for multi-disciplinary learning. Through its study, children can gain knowledge about history, the sense of place, relationship to one's culture and also develop visual acuity to experience life.


Institution: University of Texas at Austin

Department: Architecture, Landscape Architecture

Degree: M.Arch

Institution: School of Architecture, CEPT, Ahmedabad

Degree: Bachelors in Architecture

End Date: January 01, 1974


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Professional Affiliations

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Publications By

Title: Architecture and Independence: The Search for Idenity: 1880 to 1980

Co-author: Jon Lang and Miki Desai

Publisher: Oxford Press

City: New Delhi

Date Published: January 01, 1997

Title: Traditional House Form of Bohras in Gujarat: Architectural Response to Cultural Etehos

Publication: 2008

Country: India

Publications About

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