Architect-Urban Designer Anand Wadwekar teaches at School of Planning and Architecture Bhopal. Anand did his doctoral studies in Urban and Regional Design from Hokkaido University, Japan in 2009 as a Japanese government scholarship recipient.
He was also selected as part of 50 international scholars to do international courses on Globalization and Environmental Change at United Nations University ( UNU) Tokyo. Anand’s interests are postmodern urban design theories, distinctive urbanism of South Asian cities.
Besides teaching, Anand has worked on many consultancy and research projects ranging from development plans to policy analysis. He has published papers in international conferences on the topics of urban history, urban nature and post-colonial urbanism in Indian cities.
Currently under the funded research from Indian Council of Social Science Research ( ICSSR), he is mapping what creates ‘divided cities’. Anand is keen on identifying the processes that generate distinct urban form of Indian cities and is very particularly interested in search for values that defines Indian urbanism.