Rupali Gupte is a Mumbai-based architect and urbanist. She is the co-founder of School of Environment and Architecture and an Associate Professor at the school. She has written and presented several papers on urbanism, infrastructure, and housing in institutions around the world.
She’s interested in contemporary urban conditions and their inter-disciplinary investigations. Gupte received her bachelor’s degree from the Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute of Architecture (KRVIA) and her master’s from Cornell University. She has been a fellow at KRVIA and SARAI, Delhi and has worked as a consulting architect for several projects in India and US. She has been an Urban Design Consultant to the Town Administration of Mendefera, Eritrea, and an artist in residence at the Art and Architecture Residency at Khoj, New Delhi.
Some of the urban development projects she’s involved in are the Redevelopment of Mill Lands and the Redevelopment of the Eastern Water Fronts in Mumbai, and the Self-Re-development of Various Slums and other Housing Colonies in Mumbai.
She is a speaker at Setting the Urban Agenda of Tomorrow on Wednesday, June 20.