Advancing knowledge and action on built environment and human habitats

 

Welcome to CEPT Research and Development Foundation (CRDF).

CRDF is the research and advisory arm of CEPT University. CEPT University has created a vibrant environment of interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation focused on issues concerning human habitats. Through CRDF, University engages actively in research projects, advisory assignments and capacity building initiatives aimed at solving critical problems in the built environment and improving people’s quality of life in towns and cities.

Through these research and consulting pursuits, our faculty members make available their academic knowledge and professional expertise to external stakeholders including the government, public sector organisations, NGOs, communities and businesses.

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CRDF is organized around domain-focused centers typically overseen by a senior faculty member associated with CEPT University.


Our Impact

 

Engaging with government agencies on policies, processes and capacity enhancement is central to CRDF’s mission of advancing knowledge and action on built environments in Indian cities. Our interdisciplinary research that spans diverse areas from built environment and energy, urban land planning and policy processes, urban infrastructure, to leveraging geospatial technology for decision making is aimed at delivering tangible results with far-reaching impact.

15+ 

Class A Cities supported under Performance Improvement Plans of CWAS

585+

Personnel trained for Local Area Planning & Town Planning Schemes

5400+

Vernacular furniture pieces mapped in Gujarat, Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana

10+ 

City Master Plan Prepared

Projects

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Events

Training of Teachers (ToT) Program
Training Program
Training of Teachers (ToT) Program

April 14, 2021
CEPT University

Use of 3D LiDAR Scanning Technology for Documentation of Historic Buildings
Workshop
Use of 3D LiDAR Scanning Technology for Documentation of Historic Buildings

March 12, 2021
Site School: Tankshal ni Pol, City Survey no. 603, Kalupur Ward 1

Structural Repairs and Maintenance for Built Heritage
Online Certificate Course
Structural Repairs and Maintenance for Built Heritage

February 27, 2021
Zoom Meeting

Open House - CEPT Conservation Site School at Tankshal Ni Pol Masjid - 20th Feb 2021
Lecture
Open House - CEPT Conservation Site School at Tankshal Ni Pol Masjid - 20th Feb 2021

February 20, 2021
Tankshal Ni Pol Masjid, Tankshal Ni Pol

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