Emergent Practices in South Asia #7 | Mehreen Mustafa (Pakistan) and MAD(E) IN MUMBAI (India)
9:00 am EST I 7:00 pm PKT I 7:30 pm IST
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“Emergent Practices in South Asia” will convene young practitioners that have displayed rigorous engagement in the making of architecture, landscape, and interventions in the public realm in response to the spectrum of issues that societies in transition experience. This lecture series also sets off the broader project to research, document, and create conversations around Architecture in South Asia and the emergent models of practice.
Made in Mumbai
Kalpit Ashar & Mayuri Sisodia are founders of MAD(E) IN MUMBAI, an Architecture & Urban Design Practice based in Mumbai. They are interested in exploring role of Architecture in shaping Public Realm of our Cities. The mission of the studio lies in transforming every day mundane experience of our cities into holistic and fulfilling experience through the medium of Design. Currently they are working with Government Agencies of Various Cities across the Country. The Studio has exhibited their work at Tallinn Architecture Biennale, 2019 & London Design Biennale, 2021. They have also received Social Innovator’s Award for the year 2016 from Mr. Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, Ministry of External Affairs and NITI Aayog. Educated at KRVIA, Mumbai, IAAC Barcelona & University College London, they teach regularly at Architecture Institutes in Mumbai. Through their Practice & Teaching, they pursue their love for Architecture & Cities.
Mehreen Mustafa is an architect, cultural heritage consultant, and academic. She is currently working with Architorque as a Principal Architect, serving THAAP as Cultural Heritage Consultant & Honorary Secretary, and has been engaged with the PTEGP – Punjab Tourism for Economic Growth Project as a Consultant Architect. She has taught at the Institute for Art and Culture and Punjab University – PUCAD as an Assistant Professor.
As a practitioner, she has been involved in architecture and urban projects based on tourist and protected sites such as Malam Jabba, Ayubia National Park, Taxila, Nathiagali, Skardu Valley, Okara, Multan, and Lahore. She has presented her research nationally and internationally i.e., UK, Turkey, China, Italy, Denmark, and Sri Lanka. And has numerous research papers and book publications on the topic of community development, cultural heritage, and urban development to her credit. She has also been involved in various development projects in Chitral (Kalasha Valleys) Swat, Peshawar, Mardan, Swabi (Hund), Bahawalpur, Multan & Lahore. She has also worked in Africa (Mozambique, Maputo) and Milan (Italy) on projects related to international cooperation.