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

350+

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

Transforming Central Vista, New Delhi.
Workshop
Transforming Central Vista, New Delhi.

January 24, 2020
Auditorium, CEPT University, Ahmedabad

A talk on Conserving Modern Architecture by Chandler McCoy
Workshop
A talk on Conserving Modern Architecture by Chandler McCoy

January 16, 2020
FP- 103 CEPT Auditorium

A talk on Curating culture and preservation by Ishita Shah
Workshop
A talk on Curating culture and preservation by Ishita Shah

January 13, 2020
FD PG Seminar Room (2nd Floor) , CEPT University

Indo-Swiss Building Energy Efficiency Camp (BEEP Camp)
Workshop
Indo-Swiss Building Energy Efficiency Camp (BEEP Camp)

December 15, 2019
CEPT University

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News

  January 06, 2020
Technical Support Unit for Swachh Maharashtra
  January 06, 2020
Advisory
Technical Support Unit for Swachh Maharashtra

C-WAS supports the Govt of Maharashtra with implementation of the Swachh Maharashtra Mission. In the first stage of the Government&rsqu...


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