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Prasad Shetty graduated as an architect from the University of Mumbai and has specialised in Urban Management from the Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies, Erasmus University, Rotterdam. He was a fellow at the Kamla Raheja Institute of Architecture, Mumbai where he was a core Faculty and Coordinator of the KRVIA Design Cell (1999–2002), He is currently a fellow with the Sarai, New Media Initiatives, New Delhi and a partner of Co-Lab (Collaborative Development Services), a development consultancy practice in Eritrea. He has been involved in several projects in the city of Mumbai on documenting  post-industrial landscapes, conserving urban heritage, mapping informal settlements, archiving the post liberalisation developments and supporting community initiatives for safeguarding urban resources. His current research interest lies in mapping the new enterprenureship in Mumbai.  

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Gossip and the City (PDF)
Masters Thesis, Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, 2003

Yeh to Public Hai! (PDF)
A Geneaology of CRIT (Collective Research Initiatives Trust), Mumbai, April 2004

Of Mangroves and Leopards (PDF)
Presented to the SARAI Workshop on Urban Environments, New Delhi, November 2004

Architecture and Contemporary Indian Identity (PDF)
Presentation to Architecture and Identity Conference, Berlin, December 2004

Academy and the City (PDF)
Reclaiming Academic Space: Paper written for Reflections, KRVIA, Mumbai, August 2003

Reimagining the City (PDF)
Paper read at the IFHP Congress, Vienna, October 2003

Rethinking Heritage (PDF)
Case of Heritage Conservation in Mumbai, August 2004

Alernative Practice (PDF)
Practice of the Design Cell, KRVIA, July 2001

Stories of Entrepreneurship (PDF)
Paper for CSDS-Sarai Fellowship Programme, August 2005


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