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  • Saurabh Tewari

  • Contact Information

  • Bhopal
  • India
  • (GMT +5:30) Bombay, Calcutta, Madras, New Delhi
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  • School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal
  • Saurabh Tewari, PhD, is Assistant Professor at the Department of Design at the School of Planning and Architecture Bhopal. His thesis "Design Paradigms: A Post-colonial Design History of India" intends to be one of the foundational works in the underarticulated South Asian and Indian Design History.

    Saurabh studied Architecture (B. Arch, 2003-08) at Sushant School of Art and Architecture, Gurgaon and Communication Design (M. Des, 2008-10) at IDC, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. He obtained his doctorate in Design from the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur in 2021.

    Saurabh has a research and teaching experience of 11+ years at the doctoral, postgraduate, and undergrad levels elaborating the discourse on Design History, Design and Architecture Studies. He is a co-initiator of the Master of Design programme at SPA Bhopal with an integral focus on Socio-Cultural Design. He has published on various threads of design, sustainability, and urbanism with leading publishers and conferences. He has travelled and presented at academic events worldwide, including India, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Germany, Portugal, Qatar, Denmark, Taiwan, Norway, the UK, Spain, Austria, and the USA. He has co-edited India's first publication on the emerging field of Landscape Urbanism, Blue Lines of Kolkata (2017).

    Saurabh is a recipient of various research and travel fellowships from multiple institutions, including the Earth Institute at Columbia University, the USA in 2007; Department of Science and Technology MHRD, Government of India 2008-10; UNESCO/UNEP/BMU TU Dresden, Germany 2010; DRONAH Gurgaon, 2011; IIT Kanpur, 2015-17; Design History Society, UK, 2017 and 2019; Society of Architectural Historians, USA, 2018; Environmental Planning & Coordination Organisation, MP, India, 2019; College Art Association & Getty Foundation, 2020 and most recently, Distinguished Alumnus Award by IDC School of Design IIT Bombay in 2020.


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