ISOLA Education Board (EB)


To encourage, mentor and support quality education in the field of Landscape Architecture in India.

Objectives of ISOLA Education Board

  1. Fostering Research and Scholarship in the field in of Landscape Architecture
  2. Providing Continuing Education to professionals and teachers
  3. Strengthening the Education-Practice interface
  4. Providing an Information Resource for the profession
  5. Monitoring and improving LA education in India
  6. Awarding and Reviewing the eligibility of existing LA programmes for ISOLA membership
  7. Mentoring LA programmes and developing pedagogical frameworks at postgraduate courses in Landscape Architecture and undergraduate courses in Architecture in India

EB Members – 2017-19

  1. Dr. Abhijit Natu, Pune, India
  2. Dr. Krishna Balachandran, Bangalore, India
  3. Dr. Priyaleen Singh , New Delhi, India
  4. Dr. Sridevi Rao, Hydrabad, India
  5. Nikhil Dhar (Chairperson), New Delhi, India
  6. Sachin Jain, New Delhi, India
  7. Saurabh Popli, Bhopal, India
  8. Shilpa Chandawarkar, Mumbai, India
  9. Swati Sahasrabudhe (Convenor), Pune, India
  10. Varsha Gavandi, Pune, India

Working Teams

There are ten EB member working together by forming seven teams to work on various aspects towards fulfilling the objectives. The aspects are as follows:

  1. TEAM ‘A’
    Eligibility of PG courses in LA, Eligibility standards and procedures
  2. TEAM ‘B’
    Teaching LA in B. Arch
  3. TEAM ‘C’
    Research Initiatives through ISOLA
  4. TEAM ‘G’
    Workshops for LA teaching faculty
  5. TEAM ‘H’
    What else the EB needs to do?
  6. TEAM ‘I’
    ISOLA Resource Center
  7. TEAM ‘K’
    ISOLA Students’ Forum

Meetings/ Workshops/ TTPs Held by EB:

  1. The first EB meeting was held on 18th August, 2017 which focussed on setting up the agenda for the two years and formation of working teams to take forward the work done by the earlier education board and also to prepare an action plan.
  2. The EB members were in touch over email and telecom to exchange thoughts/suggestions.
  3. A TTP(Teachers’ Training Program) was organised by TRC (Training and Research Center) of COA (Council of Architecture) in collaboration with ISOLA (Indian Society of Landscape Architects) hosted with institutional support from and was held at Dr. B.N. College of Architecture for women, MKSSS, Pune from 12th to 16th Feb 2018The EB members met again for a workshop in Pune on 27th Oct, 2018, in which recommendations with respect each of the seven aspects was drafted and were drafted and future directions were discussed in detail.

ISOLA Register Of Recognised Institutes Eligible For ISOLA Membership For Their Students

1. Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT), Ahmedabad

  1. CEPT, Ahmedabad offers a post-graduate degree in Landscape Architecture and a undergraduate degree in Landscape Design.
  2. Kasturbhai Lalbhai Campus, University Road
    Navrangpura, Ahmedabad 380009, Gujarat
    Tel: +91-79-26302470, 26302075

2. Dr. Bhanuben College Of Architecture for Women (BNCA), Pune

  1. BNCA offers a post-graduate Masters of Architecture (M. Arch) degree in Landscape Architecture.
  2. Maharshi Karve Stree Shikshan Samstha’s
    Dr. Bhanuben Nanavati College of Architecture for Women (BNCA)
    MKSSS Campus, Karve Nagar, Pune-411052
    Tel: +91-20-25474062, 25476966
    Fax: +91-20-25474437

3. School of Architecture and Planning, Anna University (SAP), Chennai

  1. SAP Chennai offers a post-graduate degree in Landscape Architecture.
  2. Anna University
    Sardar Patel Road, Chennai 600025, Tamil Nadu
    Head : Dr. Ranee Maria Leonie Vedamuthu
    Phone : 044- 22203701; 044- 2203708; 044- 22352341

4. School of Planning and Architecture (SPA), New Delhi

  1. SPA, Delhi offers a post-graduate degree in Landscape Architecture.
  2. 4-Block-B, Indraprastha Estate
    New Delhi 110002
    Tel: +91-11-23702375, 23702376
    Fax. +91-11-23702383
    Admissions: +91-11-23724383,,

5. School of Planning & Architecture (SPA), Bhopal

  1. SPA, Bhopal offers a post-graduate degree in Landscape Architecture.
  2. Neelbad Road, Bhauri,
    Bhopal – 462030
    Tel: 91-979042204, 9755590393, 9685092821

6. Dr. M.G.R Educational and Research Institute University

  1. Maduravoyal, Chennai – 95
    Prof. Meenakshi Parthasarathy, Director, Faculty of Architecture

7. PVPCOA – VIT’s PVP College of Architecture

  1. 274/2, 275/2, 282, Aditya Nisarg, At. Pirangut,
    Mulshi, Pune,
    Maharashtra 412115
    Phone: 020 2029 1299
    Isha Umrani
    800 777 1009
    Program Coordinator , M.Arch(Landscape),,
    isha umrani

8. L.S.Raheja School of Architecture

  1. Bandra East,
    Mumbai 400051
    Urmila Rajadhyaksha
    HOD [M.Arch Landscape]