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The Everyday City Lab is an urban design lab based in Bangalore, India. It focuses on understanding the everyday practices of people in order to develop a people-centric approach to urban design & planning.
Our Team

Kiran Keswani

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 taught courses at CEPT University in Ahmedabad and at the Azim Premji University in Bangalore.


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Arundhati Hakhu
Research Associate

Arundhati is a young urbanist interested in the everyday practices and negotiations within the urban. She is a recent graduate of Urban Design from CEPT University, Ahmedabad. Arundhati believes in research as a means of navigating urban challenges and takes a keen interest in community-driven planning practices, gender mainstreaming and urban mobility.


Bhavana Kandlapalli

Bhavana is a recent graduate from RV College of Architecture, Bangalore. She views architecture as a gateway to unravelling stories within the ordinary. Enthusiastic about observing life's intricacies, her quest is to understand spaces that resonate deeply with people, driven by a belief in the profound learning found in everyday observations. She has been contributing consistently to the Lab since Oct 2022.

Past Contributors