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Architect Karan H. Kakaiya brings a blend of academic rigor and practical experience to his role as Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning at Ganpat University. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the esteemed Sarvajanik College of Engineering and Technology in Surat, Gujarat. Prior to joining academia, Architect Karan honed his professional skills at emerging design firms of Ahmedabad like Studio MINIM and Intrinsic Designs.

In these roles, he not only designed and executed architectural and Interior projects but also managed teams and ensured timely project delivery. This valuable experience instilled in him strong project management, team collaboration, and client communication skills.His passion for architecture extends beyond design. During his Academic Training Under Architect and Environment Planner Sir Niren Jain at Mangalore, He has conducted extensive research on the settlement patterns of heritage towns in Ancient Tulu Nadu (South Kannada district), Karnataka, with a specific focus on Jain Basadis (temples).

His research delves into the regional context and architectural style of these structures, while also exploring their significance as socio-cultural spaces. By utilizing combined techniques of Manual and digital documentation, he has assisted architect Niren Jain to uncover fascinating relationships between these temples and other urban landmarks, offering valuable insights into the evolution of settlement patterns.Architect Karan also possesses a strong foundation in teaching.

His prior experience includes coaching students for the National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA), mentoring NID, NIFT Students and Teaching Interior Design at One of renowned and leading Private design institutes of Ahmedabad. He has a proven ability to develop engaging curriculum and foster a stimulating learning environment, further honed by his skills in public speaking and classroom management. He’s also founder Architect of firm named Studio Northeast based in Ahmedabad. As a creative head and Principal architect at Studio Northeast, Architect Karan has given numerous Design consultancy in various architectural and Interior Design projects including Farm house design, Restaurant design, Hotel Facades and Spatial Planning, Residential facades and Spatial Planning, Customized Furniture design,Apartment Interior Design, etc.