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Nilesh Rajadhayaksha

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Architect and Urban Researcher, Born 8 April 1978

Nilesh Rajadhyaksha is a graduate in architecture from the Kamala Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute of Architecture (KRVIA), Mumbai. He has been a Postgraduate Research Fellow at the KRVIA, where he was Visiting Faculty and part of the KRVIA Design Cell. In his research, Politics of Cultural Production: Practices of Legitimisation and the Transformation/Appropriation of the Other, he investigated the politics of urban cultural practices through the visual arts. As a part of the Design Cell, he was involved in the Tate Modern Century Cities exhibition in London, in documentation and conservation of the heritage precincts of Dadar-Matunga-Wadala and in the study of the redevelopment of Mumbai's Eastern Waterfront. In CRIT, he has been involved in work with communities in Kamathipura-Kumbharwada-Khetwadi, Bandra Reclamation, and Vasai-Virar, and was part of the Image Cities exhibition on architecture and urbanism in Copenhagen, Denmark. He is presently involved in projects detailing redevelopment scenarios for Mumbai’s Eastern Waterfront, formulating tourism development guidelines for Akloli-Vajreshwari-Ganeshpuri, and in a slum redevelopment project at Betwala Chawl, Foras Road.

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e-mail
nilesh@crit.org.in

phone
+91.22.2873.7031

residence
G-5/15, Jal Padma
Bangur Nagar
Goregaon (West), Mumbai 400090

 
 

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