Sandeep Paul, passionately associated in planning and designing of public spaces, streets and transit infrastructure, has extensive experience in projects linking transport and urban design. His 11 years of work experience in planning and design of BRT Projects spreads around in four cities of India. He is also associated with The Urban Lab for urban design consultancy projects.
Sandeep has convened and co-presented a breakout session on ’Streets as places and transportation’ at World Placemaking week held in Amsterdam in October 2017. His research papers on ‘Placemaking, Branding-Communication strategy and Manual for pedestrian facilities in BRTS Ahmedabad’ is soon to be published. His proposal on ‘Enhancing the experience of walking in Indian Cities’, was shortlisted amongst top 5 participants for ‘Young Urban Leader’ initiative of The Urban Vision, Mumbai in 2010.
His hobbies include travelling, writing and theatre. He has participated in international training programmes namely ‘Sustainable Urban Mobility’ in International Urban Training Centre (IUTC) – under the support of UN-Habitat, in Gangwon province, South Korea (2011) and ‘Sustainable transport’ organized by GIZ, Germany under their Sustainable Urban Mobility in Asia (SUMA) program in Beijing (2008).
Keenly involved in Academia, Sandeep conducts courses related to Urban Design, Street Design, Urban Transport and Neighbourhood Planning here at Anant National University.