Architect and academician, Prof. Neelkanth Chhaya taught at the School of Architecture, CEPT, Ahmedabad from 1987 to 2013. After having practiced and taught in Nairobi, Kenya, from 1976-84, he moved base from Africa to India. He retired in 2013 as the Dean of the Faculty of Architecture, CEPT, Ahmedabad. He has been greatly interested in teaching architecture and his practice is a reflection of his intense involvement with the school. He has researched and worked extensively in the domain of architecture that is socially and technologically appropriate. Prof Chhaya studied architecture from CEPT. He and his associates have won several national competitions, and he has participated in International and National Conferences on Architecture and Education.