Souporni Paul

Associate Professor

Dr. Souporni Paul completed her B.Arch from Jadavpur University, Kolkata (2008) and M.Arch in Landscape Architecture from the School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi (2012). She has a PG Diploma from Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands. She completed her PhD from Jadavpur University (2022) on urban biodiversity and landscape systems in Kolkata. She has seventeen years of professional experience as a Landscape Architect and has worked in reputed firms such as Espace, Singal Associates, Maya Landscape and Interiors, and Design Accord Landscape.
She worked at Jadavpur University as a visiting faculty (2013-2016).
She joined GITAM School of Architecture as an Assistant Professor in JULY 2021, overseeing academic and administrative responsibilities.

Research Publication/Projects
  •  Biodiversity accounting of cities: A case study of Kolkata, India, WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment, Vol 226, 815-826. (2017).
  • Reinstating nature in a city with the help of biodiversity indicators: A Framework for a resilient Kolkata, Urban India 38(2), 115-135. (2018).
  • Framework for Quantitative Assessment of Urban-Blue-and-Green Spaces in a High-density Megacity, International Review for Spatial Planning and Sustainable Development, 10(3), 280-301. (2022).
  • Landscapes to Eco-scapes: Prescriptive transitions for urban waterways for a sustainable megacity. Manuscript accepted. Urban Water Journal, 20(10),1362-1374. (2022).
  • The cultural landscape of the Bhagirathi-Hooghly riverfront in Kolkata, India: studies on its built and natural heritage, Journal of Cultural Heritage Management and Sustainable Development,13(2), 219-237. (2021).
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Biodiversity and spatial assessment
  • Riverfront Development
  • Ecological Landscape Planning
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