Amol Mangrulkar

Senior Consultant - Campus Development | amangrulkar at iihs dot ac dot in

2011 MEP, CEPT University, Ahmedabad
2007 BArch, Sri Venkateshwara College of Architecture, Hyderabad



Countries: India
States: New Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim, Odisha, Maharashtra, Kerala
Cities: New Delhi, Leh, Kargil, Jhansi, Tikamgarh, Mandi, Jodhpur, Alwar, Ahmedabad, Jamnagar, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Vishakhapatnam, Kakinada, Bhubaneshwar, Mumbai, Pune, Gangtok, Thrissur, Thiruvananthapuram
Languages: English, Marathi, Telugu, Hindi

Amol Mangrulkar is currently working with IIHS Design Lab. His work / practice / research focus areas include strategic campus development planning, health care infrastructure planning, policy interventions for green buildings, spatial design and sustainable material guidelines, master planning and sustainable services in the built environment at the scale of sites and buildings.


Amol Mangrulkar has a Bachelors in Architecture (with University gold medal in 2007) from SV College of Architecture, Hyderabad and Masters in Environmental Planning from CEPT University, Ahmedabad. He has an overall 8 years of professional experience in Architecture and Planning while working with Development Alternatives in New Delhi, Centre for Vernacular Architecture in Bangalore, Ladakh Ecological Development Group in Leh, Ladakh and Sandilya Consulting Engineers in Hyderabad. His interest areas include credit based eco-housing, capacity building of masons and rural women in production of eco-friendly building materials and construction technologies, climate responsive design of buildings, impacts of climate change on construction industry, water and sanitation, sustainable building services and health care infrastructure planning. He has worked on projects with Central Government departments like Central Public Works Department (CPWD), Military Engineering Services (MES), Department of Science & Technology (DST) and State Government Department like Telangana / AP state Housing Corporation, Andhra Pradesh Rajiv Swagruha Corporation, Andhra Pradesh Medical Services and Infrastructure Development Corporation, Telangana State Forest Academy, Hyderabad Metro Rail, Madhya Pradesh Road and Rural Development Authority, etc. He has worked in New Delhi, Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.


Amol has been awarded the Commendation Certificate Award from Indian Buildings Congress (IBC) for a paper titled ‘Credit Based Eco Housing Model for Rural Areas’ in 2016 and ‘First Prize’ (in construction sector: skill development of construction workers) in Skill India Fellowship Programme organised by Aspiring Minds in Collaboration with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) in 2017.

Practice Projects at IIHS

2017 till presentPolicy Analysis and Recommendations for Sustainable Housing – Sustainable Housing Leadership Consortium, International Finance Corporation
2016- 2016Tamil Nadu Institute of Urban Studies (TNIUS)-Preliminary Development Plan for Coimbatore Campus and Regional Centers
2015 – 2016Guidelines for Health Infrastructure (Sites and buildings)
2015 till presentIIHS Campus Development at Kengeri, Bengaluru


2011-2013Hands on training and capacity building of masons in eco-friendly and alternative construction technologies.


Other Writing

  • Harish, S., Mangrulkar, A., & Sivashankar, M. (2018, March). The Use of Primary Healthcare Infrastructure in Karnataka. Paper presented in the International Conference on Urban Sustainability: Emerging Trends, Themes, Concepts & PracticesMalaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur, India.
  • 2017 Contributed in ‘International and National Best Practices and Cases, Draft Policy Analysis and Preliminary Policy Touch Points’ for International Finance Corporation (IFC)
  • 2016 Contributed in ‘Guidelines for Health Infrastructure (Sites & Buildings) for Karnataka Health System Development and Reform Project, Department of Health & Family Welfare, Government of Karnataka.
  • 2016 Contributed in ‘Procurement Toolkit for Guidelines for Health Infrastructure (Sites & Buildings) for Karnataka Health System Development and Reform Project, Department of Health & Family Welfare, Government of Karnataka.
  • 2016 Contributed in ‘Preliminary Development Plan for Coimbatore Campus and Regional Centres’ for Tamil Nadu Institute for Urban Studies (TNIUS)
  • 2016 Paper titled ‘Eco toilet delivery model’ published by National seminar on Rural sanitation in India: Achievements, Trends & Challenges, National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Hyderabad.
  • 2016 Paper titled “Credit based Eco-housing model for rural areas of India” selected and published in Mid-Term Session & Seminar on “Use of New Technologies In Construction of Affordable Housing” by Indian Building Congress, New Delhi
  • 2016 Contributed in working paper titled “The Use of Healthcare Infrastructure and Buildings in Karnataka”
  • 2013 Mangrulkar, A. (2013, October 13). Service Delivery Model for Eco-habitat: A Case Study of NUSgram, Alwar. Development Alternatives Newsletter. Retrieved from
  • 2013 Mangrulkar, A. (2013, March 13). What’s new in Habitat? ‘Build Together Pay Together’ Model. Development Alternatives Newsletter. Retrieved from
  • 2012 Mangrulkar, A. (2012, October 12). Towards Green Lifestyle – Economic Perspective of Eco-friendly Building Construction for Rural Housing. Development Alternatives Newsletter. Retrieved from
  • 2012 Mangrulkar, A. (2012, October 11). Small steps, Big achievements – towards Green Enterprises of Eco Building Materials. Development Alternatives Newsletter. Retrieved from
  • 2011-2013 Standard Operating Procedures (SoP) for credit based eco housing in Rural India, Development Alternatives, New Delhi.Standard Operating Procedures (SoP)  for Karigar Mandals, Development Alternatives, New DelhiCompendium of Sanitation Technology options and Supply Chain Management in Odisha, Development Alternatives, New Delhi.Contributed in ‘State Sector of Sector – Housing Microfinance 2013- Experiences, Examples By Solutions Exchange and Development Alternatives, New DelhiFinal Project Report titled ‘All India Coordinated Project for Capacity Building of Rural Women in Habitat Services’ for Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India
  • Miriyala, Y., Thounaojam, A., Vaidya, P., & Mangrulkar, A. (2022). Opportunities and challenges for LCA in India for innovative technologies. In PLEA 2022: Will cities Survive? The future of sustainable buildings and urbanism in the age of emergency. Passive and Low Energy Architecture.
  • 2017   Panel Discussion on ‘Green Habitat’ organised by COSTFORD and Lauri Baker Centre in collaboration with College of Engineering, Trivandrum.
  • 2016   Srivastava, A., & Mangrulkar, A. (2016). Eco Toilet delivery Model. In P. Sivaram, R. Ramesh, Y. G. Reddy (Eds.). NIRDPR2016 Proceedings. Paper presented at the National Seminar on Rural Sanitation in India: Achievements, Trends & Challenges (pp. 237-251). Hyderabad: National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj.
  • 2016   Mangrulkar, A. (2016, May). Credit Based Eco-housing Model for Rural Areas of India. Paper presented at the Mid Term Session & Seminar on Use of New Technologies in Construction of Affordable Housing, Indian Building Congress, New Delhi.
  • 2016   National Workshop on ‘Rural Sanitation in India: Achievements, Trends and Challenges’ organised by National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad.
  • 2016   Participated in Green Building Tour by GRIHA Council – Site Visit at EMPRI Annex Building, Bengaluru on 17th May 2016.
  • 2014   National Workshop on Cost Effective and Appropriate Building Technologies with special reference to Mahatma Gandhi Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) and Indira Awas Yojana (IAY) at Kerala Institute of Local Administration (KILA), Thrissur, organised by ‘ Ministry of Rural Development’
  • 2014   Consultation Workshop on ‘Sanitation Technology Options and Supply Chain Management in Odisha’ at Centre for Youth and Social Development , Bhubaneshwar, organised by Development Alternatives.
  • 2013   Workshop on ‘Potential of Credit Based Eco Housing for Rural and peri-urban areas in India’ organised by Development Alternatives, New Delhi.
  • 2012   Workshop on ‘National Round Table for Eco-Habitat for All’ organized by Development Alternatives, New Delhi
  • 2011   Workshop on ‘Housing Stock Vulnerability Assessment Framework’ in Kutch, Gujarat, organized by UNNATI