The Everyday City Lab is an urban design & research collaborative based in Bangalore, India. It focuses on understanding the everyday practices of people such as the social, cultural, religious, economic and political practices in order to develop a people-centric approach to urban design & planning.
Kiran is an architect and urban designer based in Bangalore. She has completed her PhD in Urban design from CEPT University, Ahmedabad. She has had an architectural & urban design practice for more than 20 years. She has been teaching courses at CEPT University in Ahmedabad, at Azim Premji University & RV college of architecture in Bangalore.
Suresh Bhagavatula is Professor at the Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore (IIMB). He has a PhD in Entrepreneurship from Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. His research interests are in two partly overlapping domains – Entrepreneurship and Social Networks. He has co-authored a chapter in the book ‘Informal Urban Street markets’ that looks at situational social capital and urban space.
Eklavya is a graduate of the Bachelors in Urban Design program at CEPT University. He is interested in projects focusing on place-making with a holistic approach to integrate the users. He has worked with a theatre group at CEPT and also has a passion for photography.
Vidisha Sahay is a final year urban design student at CEPT University, Ahmedabad. She is interested in knowing and documenting what people do in public spaces and more importantly, trying to understand ‘why’.
Dibyashekhar is a final year student of urban design at CEPT University in Ahmedabad. His interests lie in participatory design practices, historical theory of cities and generative techniques in design thinking. He is also interested in portrait illustration and brand design.