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Faculty At Aayojan

Architecture is a diverse and complex subject that dwells on pertinent questions of design, habitat, humanity, sustainability, aesthetics, state – of – the-art technology systems, engineering and cultural issues. We at Aayojan School of Architecture and Design, take pride in having Faculty with expansive experience in both teaching and practice of these varied subjects. Learning from the right teachers is the most important means of being future Architects of quality and good practical sensitivity. 

Our Core Faculty comes from varied professional backgrounds and specializations, many with extensive teaching experience in reputed institutes. They believe in not only nurturing creative minds in a free and enthusiastic environment, but also in creating professionals that can go on to compete effectively in a fast – paced and demanding industry. We also have practicing Architects, Artists & Craftsmen, Technologists, Experts from industries like HVAC, Electrical Systems, Plumbing, Communications, Sociologists, Psychologists, Photographers etc, who visit us from time to time and enrich the teaching – learning process by giving it different perspectives.

Core Faculty

Nikita Oak

HOD – M.Arch (Urban Design)

Hemant Sathye

Principal In – charge)

Pushkar Kanvinde

Honorary Director

Sonal Nirmal

Academic Co – ordinator

Sanjay Tasgaonkar

Assistant Professor

Rakesh Shekatkar

Associate Professor

Fatema Kabir

Associate Professor

Nimesh Porwal

Associate Professor

Rashmi Abhyankar

Assistant Professor

Sayali Ambekar

Assistant Professor

Sneha Bendre

Asst. Professor

Supriya Joshi

Assistant Professor

Ameya Vaidya

Assistant Professor

Sukhada Dixit

Assistant Professor

Siddhant Gadade

Assistant Professor

Venkatesh Wagh

Assistant Professor

Ar. Divya Makhijani

Assistant Professor

Ar. Jaspreet Kaur Chhabda

Assistant Professor

Er. Nathu Thombare

Assistant Professor

Ar. Hrishikesh Gawade

Assistant Professor

Admin Staff

Sagar Ankushrao Bhoite

Assistant Librarian

Monu Mhaske
Nilesh Kashinath Deshpande

Secretory Administration & Accounts

Shripad Lale


Ujwala B. Khamkar

Girls Hostel Attendant (Warden)

Visiting Faculty


DESIGN CHAIR – Aayojan, Pune

Priyanka Mangaonkar-Vaiude
Arthur Coutinho
Tejas Joshi
  • Sanjeev Kulkarni
  • Shruti Udgikar
  • Rishikesh Adhikari