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Dr. Sudnya Mahimkar

Faculty

Principal, PiCA, Architecture Department
Email: sudnyamahimkar@mes.ac.in

Education
  • PhD.
    2016: Savitribai Phule Pune University
  • M.E. (T&CP)
    2002: University of Pune
  • G.D. Arch.
    1990: Board of Technical Education, Mumbai
Research and Consultancy
  • Gender and Spatial Design
Courses

Research Methodology, Town Planning, Planning Techniques and Procedures, Design Dissertation, Acoustics

Important Publications

Publications in Peer Reviewed Journals

  • Mahimkar S. & Gokhale V. A. (2018), “Addressing Gender Gap in Playgrounds: An Exploratory Study”, AJANTA: An International Multidisciplinary Quarterly Research Journal, VII (I), 100-106 (ISSN: 2277-5730)
  • Mahimkar S., Gupte K. & Bhosale A. (2017), “Indoor Comfort in Dwellings: An Exploratory Study of Diverse Design Approaches”, International Journal of Recent Trends in Engineering & Research, 3(12), 208-216 (ISSN: 2455-1457) more…
  • Mahimkar S. & Nalawade N. (2016), “Addressing the Challenges of Futuristic Shopping Malls and Sustainability”, Business Sciences International Research Journal, 4, 24-28, (ISSN: 2321-3191)
  • Mahimkar S., Nagarkar S. & Paranjape A. (2016), “Leisure Experiences in Shopping Environment: Gender and Spatial Equity”, Social Sciences International Research Journal, 2 (1), 1-6, (ISSN: 2395-0544)
  • Mahimkar S. & Gokhale V. A. (2015), “Inclusive Cities: Towards Gender Sensitve Urban India”, Tekton: A Journal of Architecture, Urban Design and Planning, 2 (1), 26-36, (ISSN: 2349-6282), more…
  • Nandagirikar S. & Mahimkar S. (2014), “Cultural Image of Original Settlements and Impact of Urban Change – A Case Study of Worli Koliwada, Mumbai”, Spandrel (8), 58-67, (ISSN: 2331-4601)
  • Mahimkar S. & Dr. Gokhale V. A. (2013), “Re-conceptualizing Architectural Design Education with reference to Gender Sensitive Built Environment”, ABACUS, 8 (2), 41-47, (ISSN: 0973-8339)
  • Mahimkar, S. & Gokhale V. A. (2013), “Gender Sensitive Urban Landscapes: History of Changing Ideals and Current Practices”, Spandrel (7), 76-84, (ISSN: 2231-4601) more…

Conference Publications and presentations:
International

  • Mahimkar S. & Gokhale V. A. (17th March 2018), “Addressing Gender Gap in Playgrounds: An Exploratory Study”, Emerging Issues in Contemporary India: Local & Global Perspectives – 2018, Mumbra, Mumbai, IQAC
  • Mahimkar S. & Nalawade N. (2016), “Addressing the Challenges of Futuristic Shopping Malls and Sustainability”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Scinece, Technology, Women Studies, Business and Social Sciences (p. 92), Goa: IMRF Publications
  • Mahimkar S., Nagarkar S. & Paranjape A. (March 2016), “Leisure Experiences in Shopping Environment: Gender and Spatial Equity”, International Conference on Women Studies & Social Scineces – 2016 (p. 1), Goa: ICWSSS
  • Mahimkar S. & Gokhale V. A. (2015), “Gender Space Dynamics of Urban Outdoor Public Leisure Spaces”, In A. Gospodini (Ed.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Changing Cities II: Spatial, Design, Landscape & Socioeconomic Dimensions (pp. 1649-1658), Porto Heli, Peloponnese, Greece: Grafima Publications, (ISBN: 978-960-6865-88-6)
  • Mahimkar S. & Gokhale V. A. (4th and 5th April 2014), “Women’s Perception of Safety and Security With Reference To Urban Public Leisure Spaces: Exploration of Geography of fear”, ACS Women’s and Gender Studies Conference, Greenville, South Carolina, U.S.: Furman University

National

  • Mahimkar S. (18th and 19th February, 2015), “Internal Migrants in Urban Villages: Co-existence and Conflicts”, National Level Conference on Urban Issues and Architectural Interventions 2015 (NCUIAI-15) (pp. 5-15), Pune: Sinhgad College of Architecture, Pune, (ISBN: 978-81-929293-0-9)
  • Mahimkar S. & Gokhale V. A. (13th, 14th, 15th March, 2013), “Incorporating Gender Sensitivity in Architectural Design Education in India”, “Designing Design Education in India”: Conference Proceedings (pp. 450-461), Pune: IDC India Design Council, (DOI: 10.13140/2.1.1033.2486) more…
  • Mahimkar S. & Gokhale V. A. (8th, 9th, 10th February, 2013), “Study of “Women-Only” Public Spaces to Encourage Women’s Mobility in the Urban Environment”, Indian Cities in Transition (61st National Town and Country Planners Congress) (pp. 279-286), Ahmedabad: ITPI (Institute of Town Planners, India), (DOI: 10.13140/2.1.3032.0964)
  • Mahimkar S. (24th, 25th January, 2013), “Contemporary “Women-Only” Spaces: Women’s Perceptions and Needs”, Women in Architecture – Maha Conference 2013 (p. 19), Pune: Council of Architecture, Indian Institute of Architects
  • Mahimkar S. (24th and 25th January, 2013), “Women’s Perception of Safety and Security With respect to Urban Public Spaces”, Women in Architecture – Maha Conference 2013 (p. 50), Pune: Council of Architecture, Indian Institute of Architects
PhD Thesis
Awards and Recognitions
  • Member, Board of Studies, Savitribai Phule Pune University
  • Member, Academic Council, PCACS, New Panvel
  • Associate Editor –
    South African accredited journal “Town and Regional Planning Journal”, University of the Free State
  • Best Research Paper Award –
    International Conference on Emerging Issues in Contemporary India: Local & Global Perspectives – 2018, Mumbra, Mumbai, IQAC
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