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Dipti Parashar

Associate Professor, Architecture & Planning


Associate Professor in the School of Architecture and Planning, SHARDA University. Worked earlier in the School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi on various Ministry of Housing and Poverty Alleviation research projects- in the National Resource Centre at the SPA consultancy cell. Architect Urban Planner with thirteen years of professional experience after completing Masters Degree Experience in Architecture and Planning with work experience in Government as well as the Private sector. Hold a PhD in Architecture on the topic-“Efficacy of Public Private Patnerships in Housing Delivery for the Urban Poor”.

Key areas of academic expertise include Design, Theory of Design, History of Architecture, Methods and Materials, Urban Design and Housing studies. Core area of interest is in Architectural and Planning research and working on consultancy Projects to experience architectural work hands-on.

  • 13 years
  • PhD (Architecture)
  • M.Planning(Housing)
  • B.Arch
Award & Recognition



  • Parashar, D; Thakur, N (2017). Impact of Land Policies on Housing Industry Case of Noida. International conference on Futuristic Architecture, Sharda University, Delhi-NCR on 14th-16th September 2017.
  • Parashar, D. (2015). Unlearning Slums a relook at the approach to addressing slums. Technical papers of the 63rd National Town and Country Planning Congress at Chennai, Tamil Nadu on 9th -11th of January, 2015.
  • Parashar, D. (2014). “The Governments Role in private Partnerships for Urban Poor Housing in India”. International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis, Vol 7 Iss4,pp.524-538.Emerald Journals (ISSN1753-8270).
  • Parashar, D. & Sehgal V.(2014, Nov). Evaluating the preparedness for Public Private Partnerships in housing delivery for the urban poor. In B. Surinder& S. Atul. Proceedings of the Neo-International Conference on Habitable Environments. Paper presented at NICHE Conference Urbanism as a way of life, pg. 119-127. Chandigarh-Punjab Indian Institute of Architects.
  • Parashar, D (2013). Delivery of Housing to Urban Poor through Partnerships Review of Enabling Policies and Emerging Government Role. Vol10, No. 2 Apr-June 2013. Pg 66-78. Institute of Town Planners, India Journal (ISSN 0537-9679). 



Area of Interest

  • Housing and Urban Development