Jaimini  Mehta Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Jaimini Mehta

CEPT University

An architect and an independent academic. Trained and worked with Louis Kahn and Romaldo Giurgola in US. Has independent practice in India now. He was Adjunct Prof. at R.P.I. in US and has been associated with many universities in India. He has published many articles in Indian and international journals and his books include "Louis I. Kahn, Architect"( with Romaldo Giurgola), "Rethinking Moernity", "Embodied Vision" and "Critiquing the Modern in Architecture".


Prof. 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.


    B.Arch. M.S. University, Baroda, India, 1963
    M.Arch. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Architecture, Urban Design, Architectural education

Personal Interests

    Music, Art, Traveling, Reading
    Founder Member, Heritage Trust, Baroda, India,
    Hon. Director, Center for the Study of Urbanism and Architecture.


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 Featured Title - Critiquing the Modern in Architecture MEHTA - 1st Edition book cover


CEPT University, Ahmedabad

Concerned Making

Published: Jul 15, 2016 by CEPT University, Ahmedabad
Authors: Jaimini Mehta

An exhibition of the works of Studio Jaimini Mehta