Prof. Manoj Parmar is the Director of Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute for Architecture & Environmental Studies (KRVIA). His academic interests include theoretical writing on Architecture and Urbanism. He has been in private practice of architecture, urban design since 1992. He has worked on numerous private and public housing/ institutional commissions across the country. His work was discussed at UDRI and CEPT Ahmadabad. Prof. Parmar has contributed chapter writing (co-author) on “Unraveling Redevelopment” in book “Trends & Issues in Housing in Asia” published by Routledge, UK. He has co-authored two books. “Smart City in India, Laboratory, Trajectory or Paradigm” & “Resilience Paradigm and Southern Urbanism, published by Routledge UK.