Ruchit Purohit is a research associate at The Open University working on the collaborative AHRC research project ‘Empowering Design Practices’. Critical analysis of the current understandings of Heritage is the underlying aspect of his research. He graduated with a PhD in design research planning from Kingston University London with primary focus on heritage philosophy, culture and decision-making; a Masters degree from the Development Planning Unit at the University College London and a Bachelors in Architecture from KRVIA, University of Mumbai. He has previously worked on projects ranging from architecture, conservation, interiors, slum redevelopment and regeneration.
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