BiographyProf. Jaimini Mehta is a practicing architect and an academician based in Baroda, India. He studied architecture at M.S. University of Baroda, and at Uni. of Pennsylvania in the Louis Kahn Studio. He went on to work in the offices of Louis Kahn and Mitchell / Giurgola Asso. In Philadelphia.
Returning back to India in 1975 he setup his own practice and taught at a number of Indian as well as American universities. He was an Adjunct Professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute at Troy, N.Y. and at CEPT University in Ahmedabad, India. He also worked as Head of the Schools of Architecture at Baroda and Goa. At present he is a Hon. Director of the Baroda based “Centre for the Study of Urbanism and Architecture” which he instituted in 2006.
He contributes regularly in the ongoing discourse on architecture through articles in Indian as well as international journals. Among his many writings is the book, “Louis I. Kahn, Architect” co-authored with Romaldo Giurgola and published in 1975. His book, “Rethinking Modernity - Towards Post Rational Architecture” was published in March 2011, and “Embodied Vision. Interpreting the Architecture of Fatehpur Sikri” was published on October 2014. His latest book, Critiquing the Modern in Architecture is published in Oct. 2017.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Architecture, Urban Design, Architectural education
Music, Art, Traveling, Reading
Founder Member, Heritage Trust, Baroda, India,
Hon. Director, Center for the Study of Urbanism and Architecture.
Published: Jul 15, 2016 by CEPT University, Ahmedabad
Authors: Jaimini Mehta
An exhibition of the works of Studio Jaimini Mehta