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Rahul Mehrotra- The Master Landscape Artist

Rahul Mehrotra, an architect, urbanist and educator who is the Founder Principal of RMA Architects and is Professor of Urban Design and Planning and Chair of the Department of Urban Planning and Design at Harvard

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Rahul Mehrotra, an architect, urbanist and educator who is the Founder Principal of RMA Architects and is Professor of Urban Design and Planning and Chair of the Department of Urban Planning and Design at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design. Mehrotra has designed projects that range from recycling urban land and master planning in Mumbai to the design of art spaces, boutiques, weekend houses, factories, social institutes and office buildings across India – thereby engaging diverse issues, multiple constituencies and varying scales: from interior design and architecture to urban design, conservation and planning.

Mehrotra has written and lectured extensively on issues to do with architecture, conservation and urban planning in Mumbai and India. He has the honour of having designed and worked on several prestigious projects including the restoration of the Chowmahalla Palace Complex, Hathigaon, and Prince Of Wales Museum Extension among many others.

Landscape architects help bring a space to life with the intelligent use of various factors such as greenery, sculptures and structures that give the place a definition. The architecture evokes and engages the inhabitants to talk and meet with friends, or find a spot to sit quietly with strangers to share a view. The powerful experience of simply walking through a courtyard clad in a careful selection of materials whilst admiring nature, landscape and artwork, creates a rich experience of not just having lived in a place but having truly experienced it in the beauty of its space, light, form making it a complete spatial experience of joy.

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