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KUDS -DRISHTI
CORE TEAM
Business Strategy
Abraham George V
Anup Joachim
Financial research & Analysis
Sooraj Sasikumar
Namdev Prabhu
Urb...
We are a newly formed consortium of Urban Planners, Policy Researchers and
Urban Enthusiasts formed with the aim of addres...
 Facilitate CSR initiatives and PPP projects in the Urban Development
 Educate stakeholders about the best practices and...
Kenney P Joy
 Urban Designer + Planner at Drishti Studios, Ernakulam, Kerala, India
 Faculty at Holy Crescent College of...
Dr. Shashi Nambisan, Knoxville, U.S.
 President of Council of University Transportation Centres, USA
 A leading Expert i...
 Exposure and associations with pioneers of urban planning within the country.
 Network of experts in various specializa...
 One of our main initiatives is the CIAL Aerotropolis Project. As the name indicates
the aim of the project is to act as ...
Thank You
Kerala Urban Development Society
Chaithanya Buildings, KK Road Kochi-682017
http://www.developkerala.org
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KUDS- Kerala Urban Development Society. We are a newly formed consortium of Urban Planners, Policy Researchers and Urban Enthusiasts formed with the aim of addressing urban planning issues and architectural requirements in the region through research and coordinated design

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Kuds drishti profile

  1. 1. KUDS -DRISHTI
  2. 2. CORE TEAM Business Strategy Abraham George V Anup Joachim Financial research & Analysis Sooraj Sasikumar Namdev Prabhu Urban Planning & design Kenny P. Joy Kiranjith S Technical support: DRISHTI Studios Kochi . Bangalore Urban designers, planners & architects
  3. 3. We are a newly formed consortium of Urban Planners, Policy Researchers and Urban Enthusiasts formed with the aim of addressing urban planning and architectural requirements in the region through research and coordinated design. KUDS –Drishti
  4. 4.  Facilitate CSR initiatives and PPP projects in the Urban Development  Educate stakeholders about the best practices and innovations in the field; so that they can incorporate them as positive changes in policy and practice.  Empower Citizens through information and support so that they can take part in local decision making in the spirit of participatory democracy.  Develop a center of excellence in Urban Research  Advice Urban actors on various aspects of urban development using our networks and collective wisdom by acting as a technical consultancy.  Create a platform for knowledge dissemination, information sharing and capacity building amongst stakeholders.  Innovate creative and sustainable solutions to the developmental issues faced by Indian Cities Mission Statement
  5. 5. Kenney P Joy  Urban Designer + Planner at Drishti Studios, Ernakulam, Kerala, India  Faculty at Holy Crescent College of Architecture, Aluva  Master of Architecture (M.Arch.) + Master of Planning, Urban planning and design From Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology, Ahmedabad Sooraj Sasikumar  Management Consultant and Urban Enthusiast  Real Estate Developer at Ashvatha Properties and Developers Pvt. Ltd., Kochi.  Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Nottingham University Business School, UK Anup Joachim T  Founder & Chief Legal Consultant of Joachim & Janson, Advocates and IP Attorneys Key Members
  6. 6. Dr. Shashi Nambisan, Knoxville, U.S.  President of Council of University Transportation Centres, USA  A leading Expert in, Transportation and Infrastructure Management Research, in USA  Director at Center for Transportation Research, The University of Tennessee Dr. JOHN KASARDA, North Carolina, U.S  Key Proponent of Aerotropolis concept  Director at Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, North Carolina  Senior Fellow & Trustee of the Urban Land Institute. Dr. SEBASTIAN GOETHALS, Shanghai, China  Urban designer & planner  CITILINKS & URBAN STREAM (Brussels, London, Chengdu, Shanghai, Hong Kong & Africa); Urban design & development projects in Europe, Africa & Asia. Planning Experts within our Knowledge Network
  7. 7.  Exposure and associations with pioneers of urban planning within the country.  Network of experts in various specialization of urban planning and design, like transport planning, infrastructural planning, environmental planning etc. within and outside the country. . Ability to leverage our networks and act as an agent of change in urban development.  As a home-grown NGO we are able to adapt to local situation and come up with more sustainable and integrated projects based on ground realities. Members of KUDS have more than a transient interest in the development of the city. We are here for the long term as far as development of the city is considered.  Ability to source best practices and knowledge transfer from around the world: understanding of concepts at the cutting edge of Urban Development.  Our strong links with academia enables us to analyse issues in urban development using academic frameworks and theories and come up with objective and data driven solutions to Urban Problems. USP of KUDS-DRISHTI
  8. 8.  One of our main initiatives is the CIAL Aerotropolis Project. As the name indicates the aim of the project is to act as a catalyst in the urban transformation of CIAL Airport region. Through planned interventions in the form research studies, investor summits, academic seminars etc. we aim to build on and popularize the concept of Kochi Aerotropolis as a sustainable investment and development zone.  KUDS have come up with design for -CIAL Square- a Mixed use development near CIAL. Such a development would radically transform the CIAL region thus acting as an anchor for the development of Aerotropolis. CIAL Plaza is built around the concept of a pedestrian oriented shopping street.  KUDS/Drishti is planning to undertake master planning and urban design projects with specific reference to Kochi.  Our area of research and study include Urban Governance, Urban Planning, Public space design, PPP projects etc. Our Current Projects
  9. 9. Thank You Kerala Urban Development Society Chaithanya Buildings, KK Road Kochi-682017 http://www.developkerala.org Mobile -9495789707, 08281667402

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