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Architecture, Town and Regional Planning

About the Department


The Department of Architecture, Town and Regional Planning offers the following programs:

  • Bachelor of Architecture
  • Master of Town and Regional Planning
  • Ph.D. Program

All the courses are approved by AICTE, Council of Architecture, New Delhi and Institute of Town Planners', India

Vision & Mission


Vision

The vision of our Department is to carry forward our legacy that aims in making a student aware of the cultural, social, historical and technological aspects of design from the micro to the global scale with the aim to enhance quality of life on individuals and communities through a sustainable and humane approach to the profession, rooted in responsible use of resources and sensitive to ethnocultural diversity of humankind.

Mission

To engage our students in an exemplary architectural education program that has as its backbone a diversified and comprehensive curriculum that encourages independent innovative thinking through teaching, research and service in an unprejudiced and ethical academic environment reverent to history, culture, and heritage and dynamic enough to embrace the challenges of the future.

Areas of Research under Ph.D. Programme:

  • Architecture and Built form
  • Computer-Aided Architecture
  • Vernacular and Rural Architecture
  • Energy and Building
  • Urban Design
  • Architectural Conservation
  • Housing and Human Settlement Planning
  • Transportation Planning
  • Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System
  • Environmental Planning and Management
  • Rural Planning and Development
  • Regional Planning and Development
  • Earthquake resilient Buildings and Built form
  • Urban Planning/ Town Planning
  • Infrastructure Planning
  • Urban administration, management, and finance
  • Climate Change and Human Settlements

Areas identified for future development:

  • Building Systems
  • Advanced Building Materials
  • Urban Ecology
  • Intelligent Architecture
  • Landscape Architecture

Presently the department has developed several states of the art facilities for the benefit of the students, such as Material Museum for the permanent display of samples of building materials, Computer-Aided Architectural Design laboratory, Multimedia Simulation Laboratory and Remote Sensing and GIS laboratory. Department sub-domaining was done to facilitate wired and Wi-fi Internet connection to all classrooms, studios, and laboratories.

Academic Programs


# Title Duration Specializations Curriculum
1 Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch.)
5 years

 

 

2 Master of Urban and Regional Planning (M.O.P) 2 years

Urban and Regional Planning

3 Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D.)

Research Areas


1 Architectural Conservation
2 Architecture and Built form
3 Climate Change and Human Settlements
4 Computer Aided Architecture
5 Earthquake resilient Buildings and Builtform
6 Energy and Building
7 Environmental Planning and Management
8 Housing and Human Settlement Planning
9 Infrastructure Planning
10 Regional Planning and Development
11 Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System
12 Rural Planning and Development
13 Transportation Planning
14 Urban administration, management and finance
15 Urban Design
16 Urban Planning/ Town Planning
17 Vernacular and Rural Architecture

Staff Members


Anjana Sengupta

Technical Assistant
Technical
anjanasenguptaa@yahoo.co.in

Keyarani Mandal

Technical Assistant
Technical
rani_mandal@rediffmail.com

Purnendu Bera

Senior Peon
Supportive

Ranu Dey

Senior Peon
Supportive

Sarbani Sarkar

Technical Assistant
Technical
sarkar_sarbani@rediffmail.com

Research Scholars


Abdulla-Al Mamun
Ph. D
mamunbesu@gmail.com

Research:
A multicriteria approach for rural road network planning in India using GIS

Supervisor: Subrata Kr. Paul

Aditee Prabhakar
Ph. D
aditeeprabhakar22@gmail.com
Supervisor: Aditya Bandyopadhyay

Anirban Hatial
Ph. D.
hatial.anirban.rs2016@arch.iiests.ac.in

Research:
An investigation into residential location choice patterns of urban poor

Supervisor: Arup Sarkar

Anubhav Chatterjee
Ph. D.
chat2bhavs@gmail.com

Research:
Development of an integrated framework for urban water sustainability

Supervisor: Swati Saha

Aparna Saha
Ph. D
kashyap_2691@yahoo.com

Research:
Methodology for assessing pedestrian level services in streets in Indian context

Supervisor: Soumen Mitra

Arpita Mukherjee
Ph. D.
mukherjeearpita800@gmail.com

Research:
Vulnerability analysis of urban populations living in areas at risk from proximity to high speed transportation corridors through a GIS based approach

Supervisor: Keya Mitra

Biswajit Chakraborty
Ph. D.
chakraborty.biswajeet@gmail.com

Research:
An investigation into architectural design parameters of medium rise office buildings in the Indian subcontinent

Supervisor: Parthasarathi Mukhopadhyay

Gouranga Mahapatra
Ph. D.
gourangamahapatra88@gmail.com

Research:
Making a model of sunrise industrial location: Case study - the state of West Bengal

Supervisor: Aditya Bandyopadhyay

Hari Kumar
Ph. D
hari@geohaz.org

Research:
The Strategic Role of Mitigation Planning for Earthquake and Landslide Prone Indian Hill Towns: Case Study Aizawl

Supervisor: Keya Mitra

Kaushik Ghosh
Ph. D.
kaushik.gh@gmail.com

Research:
Sustainability study of assessment of urban waste treatment through phytoremediation: A system dynamic approach

Supervisor: Arup Sarkar

Kaustubh Das
Ph. D
kdas1975@yahoo.com

Research:
Acting smart: Towards evolving a sustainable urban model for the IT age

Supervisor: Aditya Bandyopadhyay

Manisha Bhor
Ph. D.
manishabhor7618@gmail.com

Research:
Studies for vulnerability assessment through composite index development: Case study in a multi-hazard prone district in West Bengal

Supervisor: Keya Mitra

Nasibul Alam
Ph. D
nasibalam11@gmail.com

Research:
Vulnerability assessment of settlements on Gangetic alluvial flood plain along changing river course: Case Study Malda and Murshidabad districts

Supervisor: Swati Saha

Parangam Sarma Bhatista
Ph. D.
psbasistha32@gmail.com

Research:
Quality of life of people around a protected wetland: A case of deepor beel, Ramsar site, Guwahati

Supervisor: Swati Saha

Rajarshi Ray
Ph. D
raray2810@gmail.com

Research:
Repositioning bamboo as a construction material: Study of joinery, finishes and perception

Supervisor: Parthasarathi Mukhopadhyay

Reshma Chakraborty
Ph. D.
chakrabortyreshma@gmail.com

Research:
Assessment of seismic vulnerability for the city of Kolkata

Supervisor: Keya Mitra

Ritabrata Ghosh
Ph. D
rg_bhu@yahoo.co.in

Research:
Formulation of an improved methodology of people’s participation in governmental housing programme for the poor in India

Supervisor: Aditya Bandyopadhyay

Rituparna Das
B. Tech. - M. Tech.
9805268002
dasrituparna20@gmail.com

Research:
Development of a spatial model examining housing transformation and gentrification

Supervisor: Arup Sarkar

Rituparna Pal
Ph. D.
rituparnapaul51@gmail.com
Supervisor: Souvanic Roy

Sankhanil Das
Ph. D
sankhanil.archizz@gmail.com

Research:
Evaluating the safety aspects of urban public spaces in Indian metropolises: Case study of Kolkata

Supervisor: Keya Mitra
Co-Supervisor: Soumen Mitra

Sarbani Sarkar
Ph. D
sarbanisa@gmail.com
Supervisor: Aditya Bandyopadhyay

Shagufta Pal
Ph. D
shagufta.besu@gmail.com
Supervisor: Tuhin Subhra Maparu

Soumaya Kanti Ghosh
Ph. D
soumayakanti@gmail.com

Research:
Thermal Performance of Solid External Walls of Urban Buildings in Warm-Humid Climate

Supervisor: Parthasarathi Mukhopadhyay

Subha Chakraborty
M. Sc.
subha.gis@gmail.com

Research:
Assessing socio-ecological relationships along mangrove-dominated coastal stretches of North Andaman district, India

Supervisor: Swati Saha

Sumana Basack
Ph. D.
9234604901
sumana.basack@gmail.com

Research:
Study for Decision Making Framework to forecast the Operational Energy Consumption in Low Rise Residential Apartment Buildings in Composite Climate in India

Supervisor: Arup Sarkar

Sumanta Deb
Ph. D.
sumanta04@gmail.com

Research:
Optimization of Tenanting Decision Making in Planned Shopping Malls

Supervisor: Keya Mitra

Suranjana Choudhury
Ph. D
suranjanac@gmail.com

Research:
Informal paratransit in urban area of developing world

Supervisor: Souvanic Roy
Co-Supervisor: Soumen Mitra

Sutapa Joti
Ph. D.
arsutapa.joti@gmail.com

Research:
Earthquake Vulnerability Assessment of Buddhist Monasteries in Sikkim

Supervisor: Keya Mitra

Projects


  • 1 Proposed Development Plan of Eastern Side of Eastern Metropolitan Bye Pass, Salt Lake, Calcutta
    Funding Agent: CMDA
    PI: Aditya Bandyopadhyay

  • 2 Study on Identification of Counter magnets to National Capital Region
    Funding Agent: National Capital Regional Planning Board
    PI: Aditya Bandyopadhyay

  • 3 Pilot Project to derive information and Data Structure for Planning in Tribal Areas
    Funding Agent: National Informatics Centre
    PI: Aditya Bandyopadhyay

  • 4 Traffic and Transportation Survey for NOIDA
    Funding Agent: New Okhla Industrial Development Authority
    PI: Aditya Bandyopadhyay

  • 5 Planning Work for New Town at Rajarhat
    Funding Agent: Planning Work for New Town at Rajarhat
    PI: Aditya Bandyopadhyay

  • 6 Preparation of Development Plan for Labhpur
    Funding Agent: Birbhum Zilla Parishad, West Bengal
    PI: Aditya Bandyopadhyay

  • 7 Preparation of District Development Plan for Howrah District
    Funding Agent: Office of the District Magistrate, Howrah
    PI: Aditya Bandyopadhyay

  • 8 Development of Information Technology Based Approached for formulation of National Human Settlement Development Policy for INDIA
    Funding Agent: AICTE
    PI: Aditya Bandyopadhyay

  • 9 Preparation of Draft Development Plan for Dumdum Municipal Area
    Funding Agent: KUSP
    PI: Aditya Bandyopadhyay

  • 10 Preparation of Draft Development Plan for Gayeshpur Municipal Area
    Funding Agent: KUSP
    PI: Aditya Bandyopadhyay

  • 11 Preparation of Base Line Survey and prepare Heritage Development Plan inclusive of LUDCP and Heritage Management Plan on Proposed Nabadwip Heritage Town
    Funding Agent: Urban Development & Municipal Affairs Department, Govt. of West Bengal
    PI: Aditya Bandyopadhyay

  • Publications


  • 1 Chakraborty, S., Sahoo, S., Majumdar, D., Saha, S., & Roy, S., Future Mangrove Suitability Assessment of Andaman to strengthen sustainable development, 234, 597-614, Journal of Cleaner Production, 2019
  • 2 Majumdar D, Chakraborty S, Saha S, Datta D, Geospatial analysis of the effects of tsunami on coral and mangrove ecosystems of Mayabunder in Andaman Islands, Indi, 67, 1-10, Brazilian Journal of Oceanography, 2019
  • 3 Das, S., and Mukhopadhyay, P., Multi-hazard disaster resilient housing with bamboo-based system, 212, 937-945, Procedia Engineering, Elsevier, 2018
  • 4 Sarmah. T. & Das, S., Earthquake vulnerability assessment for RCC buildings of Guwahati city using Rapid Visual Screening, 212, 214-221, Procedia Engineering, 2018
  • 5 Das, S. & Mukhopashyay, P., Multi-hazard disaster resilient housing with bamboo-based system, 212, 937-945, Procedia Engineering, 2018
  • 6 Sarmah, T. & Das, S., Urban flood mitigation planning for Guwahati: A case of Bharalu basin, 206, 1155-1165, Journal of Environmental Management, 2018
  • 7 Nag, D., Paul, S. K., Saha, S., & Goswami, A. K., Sustainability assessment for the transportation environment of Darjeeling, India, 213, 489-502, Journal of environmental management, 2018
  • 8 De, B. and Mukherjee, M., Optimizing Street Canyon Orientation for Rajarhat Newtown, Kolkata, India, 21(1), 5-17, Environmental and Climate Technologies, ISSN-2255-8837, 2017
  • 9 De, B. and Mukherjee, M., Optimisation of canyon orientation and aspect ratio in warm-humid climate: Case of Rajarhat Newtown, India, Urban Climate. Elsevier, (April), ISSN- 2212-0955, 2017
  • 10 Mukhopadhyay, P. and Dutta, S. C., Rapid visual screening of earthquake-susceptible buildings, 170(2), 74-81, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers – Municipal Engineer, ICE, 2017
  • 11 Das, S. & Bokshi, S., Sustainable waste water treatment in developing countries: a case study of IIT Kharagpur campus, 98(1-2), 127–134, Journal of the Institution of Engineers India: Series A., 2017
  • 12 Maparu, T. S., & Mazumder, T. N., Transport infrastructure, economic development and urbanization in India (1990–2011): Is there any causal relationship?, 100, 319-336, Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice (Elsevier), 2017
  • 13 , Soft System Methodology as a Tool to Understand Issues of Governmental Affordable Housing Programme of India: A Case Study Approach, 97(3), 343-354, Journal of Institute of Engineers of India, 2016
  • 14 , From Margin to Mainstream: Informal Street Vendors and Local Politics in Kolkata, India, L'Espace Politique (Online),29/2016-2, 2016
  • 15 , The Smart City Paradigm in India: Issues and Challenges of Sustainability and Inclusiveness, 44(5-6), 29-48, Social Scientist, 2016
  • 16 , Applicability of Soft System Methodology in Problem Analysing in the Field of Affordable Housing, 17(1), 51-62, Shelter, 2016
  • 17 , Tourism based Heritage Conservation in Murshidabad: An Appraisal, Journal of Heritage Tourism, Taylor and Francis, 2016
  • 18 Subrata Kumar Paul, Souvanic Roy, Tourism based heritage conservation in Murshidabad: An appraisa, 1747-6631, Journal of Heritage Tourism [ISSN 1743-873X (Print), (Online)], Routledge, Taylor and Francis, 2016
  • 19 Soumen Mitra, Souvanic Roy, B. P. Mukhopadhyay, Susanta Chaudhuri, D.B. Bhattacharya, A Multi-Criteria based Methodology for Mapping of Landslide Rick Zones for Urban Planning Guidelines: Case Study Darjeeling Town, Eastern Himalayas, India, 36 (2), 76-101, Urban India, 2016
  • 20 Das, S., Gupta, M. & Bose, S., Assessing the need of adaptive changes for emerging NORCs in urban India, 4(1), 115-132, Creative Space, 2016
  • 21 Mukhopadhyay, P. and Dutta, S. C., Investigating Compressive and Cleavage Strengths of an Indian Bamboo Species, 27(9), 06014029-1-8, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE. ISSN: 0899-1561, 2015
  • 22 Dutta, S. C., Mukhopadhyay, P. S., Saha, R. and Nayak, S., 2011 Sikkim Earthquake at Eastern Himalayas: Lessons learnt from performance of structures, 75, 121-129, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Elsevier. ISSN: 0267-7261, 2015
  • 23 Mitra, S., Guha Niyogi, J., Guha Niyogi, A., Methodology for Deciding Route-Specific Appropriate Transit Modes based on Stakeholders’ Utility Values: Applicability in Indian Cities, 39(2), 60-75, Indian Journal of Transport Management, 2015
  • 24 , Sustainable Slum Improvement Models: Ban Mankong in Thailand and PRODEL in Nicaragua, 7(12), 23-28, TerraGreen, 2015
  • 25 , Smart City: Utopia and Reality, The Statesman 13th and 14th July,2015, 2015
  • 26 , Smart Cities-India’s New Urban Agenda? Proceedings of the International Symposium on “Urban Quest South Asia”, 27-39, South Asia Urban Forum, Colombo,Sri Lanka, 2015
  • 27 Sarkar, S, Das, S. and Bose, S. , Low-rise residences in Kolkata, 80(1), 23-25, Journal of the Indian Institute of Architects, 2015
  • 28 Das, S., Reviewing adoptability potential of green building policies of India, 2(1), 1-10, International  Journal  of Architecture and Infrastructure Planning, 2015
  • 29 Das, S., Lighting and health of building occupants: A case of Indian IT offices, 109 (9), 1573-1580, Current Science, 2015
  • 30 De, B. and Mukherjee, M., Strategies and Challenges for Energy Efficient Retrofitting: Study of the Empire State Building, 94(4), 251–256, Journal of the Institution of Engineers (India): Series A, 2014
  • 31 Chakraborty, B. & Das, S., MGNREGA and sustainability issue of rural built-up structures in India, 19(2), 33–50, Journal of  Construction in Developing Countries, 2014
  • 32 Choudhury, R.S. & Das, S., Identification of KPIs of security management for thermal power plants, 9(2), 150-171, Journal of Applied Security Research, 2014
  • 33 Das, S., Scope for facility upgradation in out-patient department of public sector medical college hospitals, 29(1), 35-50, Nicmar Journal of Construction Management, 2014
  • 34 Sanyal, A.P., Bhattacharya, S.P. and Das, S., Cost and schedule overrun in infrastructure projects: The Indian scenario, 9 (1), 32-38, Abacus, 2014
  • 35 Mitra, K., Ailawadi, S., Rai, D.C., Initiatives in Educating Future Architects in Earthquake Resistant Design Practices., 84(5), 820-828, Seismological Research Letters,, 2013
  • 36 Dutta, S. C., Mukhopadhyay, P., and Goswami, K., Augmenting Strength of Collapsed Unreinforced Masonry Junctions: Principal Damage Feature of Walls Damaged by Moderate Indian Earthquakes, 14(4), 281–285, Natural Hazards Review, ASCE. ISSN: 1527-6998, 2013
  • 37 Mitra, S. and Guha Niyogi, J., Assessing Critical Trip Lengths of Commuters for Selecting Transit over Personal Modes - Case Application: Medium Sized Indian Cities, 37(3), 175-194, Indian Journal of Transport Management, 2013
  • 38 Das, S., Construction site fire: Review of risk factors and recommendations for mitigation, 2(1), 13-19, The Asian Review of Civil Engineering, 2013
  • 39 Das, S., Book Review: Construction science and materials, Surinder Virdi, Wiley-Blackwell, West Sussex, UK, 2012, 28(4), 502-503, Material & Manufacturing Processes, 2013
  • 40 Maparu, T. S., & Mazumder, T. N., Test for causality and long-run relationship between transport infrastructure and economic development in India, 2(4), 66-77, Interdisciplinary Journal of Management and Behavioural Sciences, 2013
  • 41 Mukherjee, M. and De, B, One More Chance, 12 (5), Architecture Time Space and People, 2012
  • 42 Rai, D.C., Mondal, G., Singhal, V., Parool, N., Pradhan, T & Mitra, K, The M 6.9 Sikkim (India–Nepal Border) earthquake of 18 September 2011, 102, Current Science, ISSN 0011-3891, 2012
  • 43 Mukhopadhyay, P., and Dutta, S. C., Strongest Cyclone of the New Millennium in the Bay of Bengal: Strategy of RVS for Nonengineered Structures, 13(2), 97-105, Natural Hazards Review, ASCE. ISSN: 1527-6998, 2012
  • 44 Mamun A., Mitra S., A Methodology for Assessing Tourism Potential: Case Study Murshidabad District, West Bengal, India, 2(9), 1-8, International Journal of Scientific and Research Publication, 2012
  • 45 Mitra S., Guha Niyogi J., A Quick Assessment Technique to Determine Profitability in Private City-Bus-Services - Case Study Kolkata-Howrah Urban Area, India, 2(4), 383-389, International Journal of Research in Management and Technology, ISSN: 2249-9563, 2012
  • 46 Mukhopadhyay B.P., Roy S., Chaudhuri S., Mitra S., Influence of Geological Parameters on Landslide Vulnerability Zonation of Darjeeling Town, in Eastern Himalayas, 4(2), 145-164, Asian Journal of Environment and Disaster Management (AJEDM), 2012
  • 47 Das, S., Assessing human factor for intelligent buildings Using post occupancy evaluation, 2(4), 51-56, Bonfring International Journal of Industrial. Engineering. & Management Science, 2012
  • 48 Maparu, T. S., & Pandit, D., Bus route merging and frequency setting methodology for bus rapid transit trunk corridor: A case study of Kolkata, 16(2), 16-37, SPACE: The SPA Journal of Planning and Architecture, 2012
  • 49 Mitra, S., Paul, S K., Roy, S., Fusion Elements in Provincial Style of Islamic Architecture in Medieval Bengal, 6(1), ABACUS, 2011
  • 50 Roy, S., Mitra, S., Sanyal, M.K., ‘Aila’ – the cyclone disaster in Sunderban and the possibilities of rehabilitative planning for affected communities, Working Paper Series 31, Series IV – Securing Rights of Forced Displacees through Global Obligations, Universal Declarations and Local Means, Aichi Gakuin University, Japan, 2011
  • 51 Soumen Mitra, Subrata Kr. Paul, Souvanic Roy, Fusion Elements in Provincial Style of Islamic Architecture in Medieval Bengal, 6(1), ABACUS (A Bi-Annual Internationally Refereed Journal on Architecture, Conservation and Urban Studies), ISSN: 0973-8339, 2011
  • 52 Subrata Kumar Paul, A Network Utility Based Approach for Deciding Bridge Location in Urban Areas, 2(2), International Journal of Civil Engineering Applications Research(IJCEAR), ISSN:2249-653X, 2011
  • 53 Das, S., Evaluation of thermal performance of a typical office building using TBP approach, 6(2), 54-61, Abacus, 2011
  • 54 Das S. & Chew M.Y.L., Generic method of grading building defects using FMECA to improve maintainability decisions, 25(6), 522-533, Journal of Performance of Constructed  Facilities, 2011
  • 55 Mukhopadhyay, P., Goswami, K., Chatterjee, P., Mandal, U., Bala, S., and Dutta, S. C., An attempt towards modeling the behaviour of masonry element under lateral loading with limited experimental verification, 40(1), 1-23, The Bridge and Structural Engineer, ING-IABSE, 2010
  • 56 Das S., Chew M.Y.L. & Poh K.L., Multi-criteria decision analysis in building maintainability using analytical hierarchy process, 28(10), 1466-1433, Construction Management and Economics, 2010
  • 57 Maparu, T. S., & Pandit, D., A methodology for selection of bus rapid transit corridors: A case study of Kolkata, 7(4), 21-36, Institute of Town Planners India (ITPI) Journal, 2010
  • 58 Mukhopadhyay, P., and Dutta, S. C., Performance of Sidr affected a Few Typical Non-engineered Buildings at the Ganges Delta, 96(1), 10-19, IABSE Symposium Report, IABSE, 2009
  • 59 Das, S., Contemporary maritime forts of Asia and America: A comparison, Aug 2009, 42-46, Architecture- Time Space & People, 2009
  • 60 Das, S., Development of preservative treatments for Goan Laterite block masonry, 4(2), 61-70, Abacus, 2009
  • 61 Das S., Poh K.L. & Chew M.Y.L., Standardizing FM knowledge acquisition when information is inadequate, 27(7/8), 315-330, Facilities, 2009
  • 62 Mukhopadhyay, P., Role of bamboo in seismic architecture, 22(2), 102-106, Indian Architect and Builder, Jasubhai Media. ISSN: 0971-5509, 2008
  • 63 Mukhopadhyay, P., Planning for primary education in Bally Municipality, West Bengal: The KUSP experience, 5(3), 27-42, ITPI Journal, Institute of Town Planners, India. ISSN: 0537-9679, 2008
  • 64 Mukhopadhyay, P., Mukhopadhyay, R., and Sarkar, B. L., Flood and storm resistant two-storied bamboo house on stilts: Reporting of first trial unit at the Building Centre of Birati, West Bengal, 12(3), 39-44, Thought - a socio-technical round-up, FOSET, 2008
  • 65 Chew M.Y.L., DeSilva N., Tan P.P. & Das S., Grading of risk parameters for facade maintainability, 7(3), 77-87, Int. J. of Architectural Science, 2008
  • 66 Chew M.Y.L. & Das S., Building. grading systems: Review of state of the art, 50(1), 2-12, Architectural Science Review, 2008
  • 67 Mukhopadhyay, P., Performance of buildings during earthquake - configurational aspects., 88(27), 13-17, Journal of the Institution of Engineers (India), Architectural Engineering Division, IE(I). ISSN: 0257-344X, 2007
  • 68 28. Das, S., Laterite monuments of India, 77, 15-18, Construction History Society UK Newsletter, 2007
  • 69 Das S., Techniques and technologies for enhancing total building performance at the project development stage, 88 (3), 25-30, Journal of Institution of Engineers (India): Series A, 2007
  • 70 , An integrated approach for the development of tourism around Digha - Workshop on Development of Digha, Digha Development Authority, 2003, 2003
  • 71 Mukhopadhyay, P., Engineering and technological education in West Bengal at the cross roads of a new millennium, 4(2), 15-23, Thought – a socio-technical round-up, FOSET, 2000
  • 72 , Role of industrial resurgence in achieving decentralized urbanization pattern, B.E. College & ITPI, 1997, 1997
  • 73 , Environmental quality determinant of new settlement morphology for an existing metropolis - Case Study of Kolkata, Environmental studies, School of Planning & Architecture, New Delhi, 1997, 1997
  • 74 , Planning for environ in a metropolis-A case study of Kolkata, ITPI Journal on the occasion of 39th National seminar, Kolkata, 1991
  • 1 Subha Chakraborty, Debaleena Majumdar, Satiprasad Sahoo, Swati Saha, Investigating the Influence of Climate Change on Social-Ecological System along Mangrove-Coral Dominated Coastal Stretch of Andaman, 0, 67-68, Water, Energy, and Environmental Sustainability (WEES 2020), 2020
  • 2 Anubhav Chatterjee, Swati Saha, SCIENTIFIC AND SUSTAINABLE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM, 0, 93, Water, Energy, and Environmental Sustainability (WEES 2020), 2020
  • 3 Chakraborty S., Majumdar D., Datta D., Saha S, Depletion Of Mangrove Ecosystem Due To Climate Change: A Case Study Of North Andaman, India, 171, International Conferences on Climate Change Impacts, Vulnerabilities, and Adaptation: Emphasis on India and Neighborhood, 2019
  • 4 Maparu, T. S., & Mazumder, T. N., Investigating causality between transport infrastructure and urbanization: A state-level study of India (1991-2011), 15th World Conference on Transport Research: WCTR 2019 (Mumbai, India), 2019
  • 5 Chakraborty S.,Saha S.,Majumdar D., Datta D, Long Term Dynamics of Mangrove Forest in Andaman, India, 56, Geomatics in Civil Engineering’ Book Abstract, pp 56, 5-6 April 2018, 2018
  • 6 Chakraborty S.,Saha S.,Majumdar D., Datta D, Monitoring mangrove forest dynamics of Andaman, India from 1988-2018, 4th International Seminar “Population, Urbanization and Environment: Contemporary Issues and Challenges, 2018
  • 7 Majumdar D., Datta D., Chakraborty S.,Saha S, Anthropogenic and Seismological impacts on Coastal Ecosystem of Andaman during 2000-2017, 4th International Seminar “Population, Urbanization and Environment: Contemporary Issues and Challenges, 2018
  • 8 De, B. and Mukherjee, M., Determining Optimal Orientation for a Residential Neighbourhood in Warm Humid Climate, International Conference on Sustainable Built Environment- Feb 2-5, 2017 at IIT Roorkee, India., 2017
  • 9 Chowdhuri, S., Mitra, S., Roy, S., User’s Perception of Increasing Operations of Electric Rickshaw (Toto) Service Case of Uttarpara, India,, CODATU XVII, Hyderabad (Urban Mobility India Conference and Expo), 2017
  • 10 Alam, N., Saha, S., Mitra, S., Changing courses of river Ganga and associated rural vulnerability in Murshidabad district, West Bengal, International Seminar and 48th Regional Science Conference, Tripura, 2017
  • 11 De, B. and Mukherjee, M., Impact of Canyon Design on Thermal Comfort in Warm Humid Cities: A Case of Rajarhat- Newtown, Kolkata, Fourth International Conference on Countermeasures to Urban Heat Island- May 30- June 1, 2016 at National University of Singapore, Singapore., 2016
  • 12 Mukherjee, M., Roy, U. K., Biswas, A., Arora, K., De, B. and Srivastava, A., Changing paradigms of Affordable Housing in Independent India, 12–28, 3rd Residential Building Design & Construction Conference - March 2-3, 2016 at Penn State, University Park PHRC, 2016
  • 13 Jain, S.K., Brzev, S., Basu, D., Rai, D.C. and Mitra, K., Confined Masonry Construction for Improved Seismic Safety of Buildings in India, International Conference on Emerging Building Materials and Construction Technologies, New Delhi, March 21-22, 2016. Building Materials and Technology Promotion Council, Ministry of Housing and Urban , 2016
  • 14 , Climate Proofing of Indian Cities: Need for Paradigm Shift in Urban Development, 34-46, Proceedings of the International Symposium on “Livable Habitat and Sustainable Infrastructure: A Key to Smart Growth” published by IIT, Kharagpur, 2016
  • 15 Mitra, S., Roy, S., Paul, S.K., Rehabilitative Planning Strategy for Sustainable Development of Vulnerable Communities in Indian Sunderban, AUNFAIR 2016, conducted by Asian University Network Forum on Advance in Research, Japan, Program booklet 12-14, 2016
  • 16 Maparu, T. S., & Mazumder, T. N., Exploring the relationship between transport infrastructure and economic development in India (1991-2011): A panel cointegration and causality test approach, 14th World Conference on Transport Research: WCTR 2016 (Shanghai, China), 2016
  • 17 , Climate Vulnerability and Adaptation Experience of Megacities in Asia, 37-48, Proceedings of the “Asian University Network Forum on Advances in Research” published by Aichi Gakuin University, Japan, 2015
  • 18 Ananya Roy, Gopal Chandra Banik, Shibesh Pandit, Subrata Kumar Paul, Sudip Kumar Roy, Forecasting of Travel Demand Characteristics in Aizwal City, Recent Advances in Traffic Engineering, SVNIT, Surat, July, 3-4, 2015., 2015
  • 19 De, B. and Mukherjee, M., Urban Physics for Tomorrow’s Urban Design, 1028–1037, 30th Annual PLEA Conference. Ahmedabad, India: CEPT University Press, NaN-978-93-83184-03–3, 2014
  • 20 Joti, S. & Mitra, K., PERFORMANCE OF MASONRY MONASTERY STRUCTURES IN THE M 6.9 SIKKIM (INDIA-NEPAL BORDER) EARTHQUAKE OF 18 SEPTEMBER, 2011:: A LESSON, 2nd European Conference in Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Istanbul, Turkey. August 24-29, 2014., 2014
  • 21 Joti, S. & Mitra, K., Sustainable Technologies Used In Vernacular Earthquake Resistant Structures, Proceedings of the National Symposium on Sustainability and the Built Environment: Searching for Synergies, Kolkata. February, 2014., 2014
  • 22 Gopal Chandra Banik, Subrata Kr. Paul, Sudip Kumar Roy, A Network-Efficiency Based Approach for Benchmarking of Transportation Connectivity Indices: Few Case Studies from Indian Scenario, roceedings of the 36th Indian Geography Congress (ISBN 978-93-85215-03-2), 2014, organized by National Association of Geographer, India(NAGI), Jaipur, November 17-20, 2014, 2014
  • 23 Ananya Roy, Subrata Kr. Paul, Sudip Kumar Roy, A Study of Settlement Hierarchy & Road Connectivity Parity: Case studies from Cities in Seven Sister States of India, proceedings of the 36th Indian Geography Congress (ISBN 978-93-85215-03-2), 2014, organized by National Association of Geographer, India(NAGI), Jaipur, November 17- 20, 2014, 2014
  • 24 Maparu, T. S., & Mazumder, T. N., Test for causality and long-run relationship between transport infrastructure and economic development in India, International Conference on Development Prospects of Indian Economy (ICDPIE-14) (Jaipur, India), 2014
  • 25 Mitra, K., Invited Lecture at Inception Workshop for the studies towards Preparation of Compendiums for “greening” of rural housing, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, UNDP, and HUDCO. New Delhi, December 19, 2013., 2013
  • 26 Joti, S., & Mitra, K., Performance of masonry monastery structures in the M 6.9 Sikkim (India–Nepal Border) earthquake of 18 September, 2011:: A General Overview, Proceedings of the 12th Canadian Masonry Symposium, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, June 2-5, 2013., 2013
  • 27 Mitra, K., Kumar, H., & Murty, CVR., Hybridization of Masonry House Constructions with Reinforced Concrete in Moderate-Severe Seismic Zones in India:: Implications on seismic safety., Proceedings of the 12th Canadian Masonry Symposium, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, June 2-5, 2013., 2013
  • 28 Bhattacharya, D.B. & Mitra, S., Making Siliguri a walkable city, 2737-2744, Procedia – Social and Behavioural Sciences 96, 13th COTA International Conference of Transportation Professionals 2013, 2013
  • 29 Murty, C.V.R., Rai, D.C., Kumar, H., Mitra, K., Bose, A.K., Kaushik, H.B., Kumar, R.P., Jaiswal, A., A Methodology for documenting Housing Typologies in the Moderate-Severe Seismic Zones, Proceedings of the 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering. Lisbon, Portugal, September 24-28, 2012, 2012
  • 30 Mitra, K., Invited Lecture at the Workshop on Sikkim Earthquake 2011, National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM), New Delhi on February 9, 2012., 2012
  • 31 Pandit, D., & Maparu, T. S., A methodology for bus transit system reform and redesign: Case study Kolkata, India, 12th International Conference on Computer in Urban Planning and Urban Management (Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada), 2011
  • 32 Mukhopadhyay, P., and Dutta, S. C, Indian bamboo as an alternative to timber: A critical evaluation from strength of material perspective., 1053-1061, Jt. Conf. Proc., 7th Int. Conf. on Urban Earthquake Eng. and 5th Int. Conf. on Earthquake Eng. (7CUEE & 5ICEE), Mar 3-5, 2010, K. Kasai, Chair, eds., CUEE, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, 2010
  • 33 Dutta, S. C., Mukhopadhyay, P., and Goswami, K., Improving seismic performance of brick masonry junctions, 1745-1751, Jt. Conf. Proc., 7th Int. Conf. on Urban Earthquake Eng. and 5th Int. Conf. on Earthquake Eng. (7CUEE & 5ICEE), Mar 3-5, 2010, K. Kasai, Chair, eds., CUEE, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, 2010
  • 34 Manas Kumar Sanyal, Anirban Gupta, Subhasis Mukherjee, Souvanic Roy, Subrata Kumar Paul, Carrying Capacity Based Development Plan-A Tool for Sustainable Urban Planning and Management: A Case Application for a Typical Municipal Town in India, 2ndXiemen Forum on Urban Environment, December 11-13, 2010, Xiemen(Amoy), China, 2010
  • 35 Subrata Kumar Paul, Souvanic Roy, Dipankar Dutta, Urban Strategy for Conservation and Development of a Heritage Town in West Bengal: Case Study Murshidabad, Symposium on ‘Urban Strategy for West Bengal’, Institute of Town Planners, India (WBRC) in collaboration with Municipal Affairs Department, Government of West Bengal at Town Hall, Kolkata, 18th September, 2010, 2010
  • 36 Mukhopadhyay, P., Dutta, S. C., and Bhattacharya, S., Lessons learnt from the impact of Sikkim 2006 earthquake on heritage structures, 615-628, Proc., 3rd Greece-Japan Workshop, Sep 22-23, 2009, G. Gazetas, Y. Goto, and T. Tazoh, eds, Laboratory of Soil Mechanics, National Technical University of Athens, Greece, 2009
  • 37 Dutta, S. C., Mukhopadhyay, P., and Bhattacharya, S., Impact of moderate earthquakes in post-Bhuj era: Case study of Sikkim 2006 and Durgapur 2008 earthquakes, India, 154-170, Proceedings, 3rd Greece-Japan Workshop, Sep 22-23, 2009, G. Gazetas, Y. Goto, and T. Tazoh, eds, Laboratory of Soil Mechanics, National Technical University of Athens, Greece, 2009
  • 38 Mukhopadhyay, P., Goswami, K., Chatterjee, P., Mondal, U., Bala, S., and Dutta, S. C., Behaviour of brick masonry under reversible cyclic loading., 1-7, Proceedings, All India Seminar on Emerging Trends in Civil Eng. Materials, Dec 5-6, 2008, ASCE - India Section, and, ICE(UK) - India (Eastern Region), Kolkata, India, 2008
  • 39 Roy, S., Paul, S.K. & Mitra, S., Tenure Security and Quality of Life in Urban Slums: Case Studies in Kolkata Metropolitan Area, 36th World Congress on Housing Science titled “ National Housing Programs: New Visions”, IAHS, Florida1 and IIT, Kharagpur (Abstracted published in printed volumes with full papers in CD bearing ISBN No.81-902768-7-5), 2008
  • 40 Souvanic Roy, Soumen Mitra, Subrata Kumar Paul, Tenure Security and Quality of Life in Urban Slums: Case Studies in Kolkata Metropolitan Area, 1-10, Proceedings of 36TH World Congress on Housing Science published by International Association for Housing Science, Florida and IIT Kharagpur, India, 2008, 2008
  • 41 Pal, T., and Mukhopadhyay, P., Renewal of Raniganj bazar area, Bardhaman., 18-23, Proceedings, 5th All India People's Technology Congress, Shelter sub-congress, Feb 19-20, 2005, AIPSN, India, 2005
  • 42 Mukhopadhyay, P., New development challenges towards a holistic technical education policy for West Bengal, PS-1 to PS-10, Proceedings, National Seminar on Architecture and Town Planning Education and Profession – Changing Dimensions and Future Direction in 21st Century, 6-7 Feb 2004, Dept. of AT&RP, BEC(DU), India, 2004
  • 43 Halder, S., and Mukhopadhyay, P., The changing dimensions: Towards an appropriate curriculum for architecture, SH & PM-1 to SH & PM-10, Proceedings, National Seminar on Architecture and Town Planning Education and Profession – Changing Dimensions and Future Direction in 21st Century, 6-7 Feb 2004, Dept. of AT&RP, BEC(DU), India, 2004
  • 44 , Interior Landscaping for homes, National Seminar, Institute of Engineers, Kolkata, Nov 2003, 2003
  • 45 Mukhopadhyay, R., Roy, M. B., Sarkar, B.L., and Mukhopadhyay, P., Storm, flood and earthquake resistant value engineered bamboo housing for the EWS, 1-16, Proceedings, National Workshop on Alternative Building Methods (NWABM – 2002), Jan 16-18, 2002, K. S. Jagadish and K. S. Nagarjunda Rao, eds., Dept. of Civil Eng., IISc, Bangalore, 2002
  • 46 Mukhopadhyay, R., Mukhopadhyay, P., and Saha, S., Preservation of bamboo: Outcome of field experience & experiments, 11-15, Proceedings, Third All India People's Technology Congress, Shelter sub-congress, Feb 9-11, 2001, AIPSN, India, 2001
  • 47 Mukhopadhyay, R., Roy, M.B., Sarkar, B.L., and Mukhopadhyay, P., Value added design of group housing system for EWS living in flood-prone areas, 42-49, Proceedings, Third All India People's Technology Congress, Shelter sub-congress, Feb 9-11, 2001, AIPSN, India, 2001
  • 48 Mukhopadhyay, R., and Mukhopadhyay, P., Door and window fabrication by bamboo, 419- 423, Proceedings, 2nd All India People's Technology Congress, Habitat sub-congress, Feb 12-14, 1999, AIPSN, India, 1999
  • 49 Mukhopadhyay, P., Integrated rural development planning process: The experience of Rajnagar block, Birbhum, 443-451, Proceedings, 2nd All India People's Technology Congress, Habitat sub-congress, Feb 12-14, 1999, AIPSN, India, 1999
  • 50 , Sustainable economic development in Indian scenario, IIED conference in Swedish School of Economics, Helsinki, 1995, 1995
  • 51 , Towards strategy formulation for resource utilization, Industrial development and conservation of Himalayan range, West Bengal, National Town Planning Seminar, Coimbatore, 1994
  • 52 , ”Highrise buildings in Metropolitan Cities” - Result of urban dynamism (case study Calcutta), All India conference on tall buildings, Institute of Engineers, Roorkey local centre, 1993
  • 53 , Present practice of Master Planning approach in West Bengal – A critical study, 40th ATCP Seminar, Pune, 1992
  • 1 Ray. Rajarshi and Mukhopadhyay, Parthasarathi., Study of Junctions with Bamboo: An Attempt Towards Their Classification, 4, 205-210, Oxford: Elsevier, In: Hashmi, Saleem and Choudhury, Imtiaz Ahmed (eds.). Encyclopedia of Renewable and Sustainable Materials, 2020
  • 2 Mukhopadhyay, R. and Mukhopadhyay, P., Innovations in Bamboo and Concrete Based Construction for Sustainable and Durable Housing, Chapter 21 in Sustainable Building Technologies, 274-293, K.S. Jagadish, ed. BMTPC, 2019
  • 3 Mohanta, A., Mohanty, R.N., & Das, S. (2019), Technical issues of using BIM: East Indian architects’ perspective. In Research into Design for a Connected World, Ed. A Chakraborti, (565-574), Singapore: Springer, 2019
  • 4 Chakraborty S., Majumdar D., Datta D., Saha S., : Long-Term Dynamics of Mangrove Forest in Andaman, India, 567-575, Applications of Geomatics in Civil Engineering, Springer Singapore, 2019
  • 5 Majumdar D., Datta D., Chakraborty S.,Saha S, A Geospatial Analysis of Anthropogenic and Seismological impacts on Coastal Ecosystem of Andaman during 2000-2017, 58-69, Importance and Utilities of GIS, 2019
  • 6 Das, S., Use of BIM and prefabrication to improve environmental sustainability of affordable housing in India, 121-128, In Annual Tech. Vol 2019 of Arch. Engg. Div. on ‘Sustainable Architectural Engineering: Materials and Technology’, Kolkata: Institute of Engineers India, 2019
  • 7 Mohanta, A. & Das, S. (2018), Trends and challenges of facilities management of green buildings of eastern India. In Annual Technical Volume 2018 of Architectural Engineering Division on ‘Technologies for Futuristic Architecture and Urbanism’, 67-77, Kolkata: Institute of Engineers India, 2018
  • 8 Mukhopadhyay, P., and Dutta, S.C., Indian Cyclones and Earthquakes: Their Impact on Structures, Chapter 4 in Exploring Natural Hazards: A Case Study Approach, Bartlett Darius J., and Ramesh P. Singh, eds., 87-110, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 2018
  • 9 Raj, H. & Das, S. (2017), Importance of valuation of environmental sustainability of affordable housing in India. In Construction Mgmt., Mechanization & Environmental  Sustainability , Ed. K.Avishek, M. Mohan & G. Pathak, (213-219), New Delhi: White Falcon Publishing, 2017
  • 10 Swati Saha, Sukanya Saha, Toward Sustainaable Conservation Plan for Fragile Ecosystem in Indian Sunderban, 193-202, Springer, Cham,Part of the Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation book series (ASTI), 2017
  • 11 Mitra, K., The Calcutta Chronicles. From Calcutta to Kolkata. In Geropanta, V & E. Lucantoni (eds) Projects For: Kolkata The regeneration of the Hooghly riverfront., Aracne editrice int.le SRL, Rome. June 2015. ISBN: 978-88-548-8550-9., 2015
  • 12 Mitra, S., Roy, S., Roy, S.K., Sanyal, M.K., Land Use and Infrastructure Development Strategy for Planned Transformation of Bally-Howrah-Uluberia Planning Area, Urban Development in Howrah: Socio-Economic Perspectives, 304-312, Part IV, PRIMUS Books Publishers [ISBN: 978-93- 84082-39-0], 2015
  • 13 , Architectural Design, 49-56, The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design, Bloomsbury Publishing (ISBN 9781472521576), 2015
  • 14 , Landuse and Infrastructure Development Strategy for Planned Transformation of Bally- Howrah-Uluberia Planning Area, 312-348, Urban Development in Howrah: Socio-Economic Perspectives”, Primus Books, New Delhi, 2015
  • 15 Subrata Kr. Paul, Transit Oriented Development, The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design, Bloomsbury Publishing (ISBN 9781472521576, published 05-11-2015), 2015
  • 16 Das, S. (2015), Effect of light on the wellbeing of people in the IT industry in Design for Sustainable Well-being and Empowerment, Ed. M. Mani & P. Kandachar, (463-474), IISc Press and TU Delft, 2015
  • 17 Das. S. (2014), Hidden cost in PPP project: A case study of East West metro of Kolkata in Urbanisation in Asia: Urban governance, infrastructure and the environment, Ed. Kala. S. Seetharam & Guanghua Wan,, (149-164), Germany: Springer, 2014
  • 18 Murty, C.V.R., Kumar, H., Mitra, K., Rai, D.C., Bose., A Methodology for documenting Housing Typologies in the Moderate-Severe Seismic Zones of India. Building Materials and Technology Promotion Council Ministry of Urban Development and Poverty Alleviation New Delhi., , 2012
  • 19 Dutta, S. C., and Mukhopadhyay, P., Improving earthquake and cyclone resistance of structures: Guidelines for the Indian subcontinent, TERI, New Delhi. ISBN: 978-81-7993-302-2, 2012
  • 20 , Eco-development and Biodiversity Conservation- A Study of Sunderban Biosphere Reserve, West Bengal, 221-242, “Insights from the Field: Studies in Participatory Forest Management in India”, published by Winrock International India , New Delhi, 2011
  • 21 Mukhopadhyay, P., “Technology innovations” in Bamboo in construction, 35-37, Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO), New Delhi, 2005
  • 22 , Ecological Sustainability and Metropolitan Development: The Calcutta Experience, 293-302, “Waste Recycling and Resource Management in the Developing World” published by International Ecological Engineering Society, Switzerland, 2000
  • 23 Guha, S., Roy, G., Chattopadhyay, G., Sengupta, N., Mukhopadhyay, P., and Rakshit, D., Bigyan O Prajukti: Jyoti Basu’r Bhabna, FOSET, 2000
  • 24 , Santhal Architecture, Published by Folk and Tribal Cultural Centre, Govt. of West Bengal, Calcutta, 1998
  • 25 , Evaluation of Shelter Strategies for Urban Poor: Case Study Metropolitan Calcutta, 137-141, “Housing Development and Management” published by Centre for Built Environment, Calcutta, India, 1996
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