Kulbhushan Jain
Professor, FA

Kulbhushan Jain is Professor and Chairperson (Theory & Design), Faculty of Architecture, CEPT University. His educational background is M. Arch from University of Pennsylvania in1968; after securing a PG Diploma in Town Planning, SPA in 1966; his first degree was B. Arch, from MS University of Baroda in 1965. He has four gold medals from the B Arch to Educator level, three UNESCO awards for his conservation work at Jaisalmer, Nagaur and Mehrangarh forts, a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Swai Man Singh II Charitable Trust, Jaipur and HUDCO awards for low income housing at Rajkot, Saij and Anjar, and the JK Cement award for his own house. In the 40 years of academic and professional experience, Prof Jain has been Professor, School of Architecture, CEPT University 2002 till date; earlier, Director, Professor, Assistant Professor and Lecturer, School of Architecture, CEPT University. He is a sought after jury member at national design competitions. Under his numerous publications, which include several articles, book chapters and books, Prof Jain lists: Mud Architecture of the Indian Desert, 1992; Indian City in the Arid West, 1994; The Fort of Nagaur, 1996; Architecture of the Indian Desert, 2000; Architecture of a Royal Camp: The Retrieved Fort of Nagaur 2009, all co authored with Minakshi Jain, published by AADI Centre Ahmedabad; Fatehpur Sikri: Where Spaces Touch Perfection, Thematic Spaces in Indian Architecture, 2002, and Architecture: Conceptual to the Manifest, 2012, AADI Centre Ahmedabad. He has also made documentary films on the housing of coastal areas of Gujarat and housing of the arid region on India; and on the forts of Nagaur and Amber.