Yatin Pandya is an author, activist, academician, researcher as well as the practising architect from India with his firm FOOTPRINTS E.A.R.T.H. Graduate of CEPTuniversity, Ahmedabad he has availed Master of Architecture degree from McGill University, Montreal. Yatin has been involved with city planning, urban design, Mass housing, architecture, interior design as well as conservation projects. He has written number of articles in National and International Journals. Several books authored by him on architecture, especially “Concepts of space in traditional Indian architecture”, and “Elements of space making” has been published internationally. He has also been involved in preparing video documentaries on Architecture.Yatin has won numerous National and International awards for Planning and urban design, Architecture, Interior Design, Research, Written work as well as Architectural Videos. Yatin was the Associate Director at Vastu Shilpa Foundation for Studies and Research in Environmental Design for 24 years. He has also been visiting faculty at National Institute of design and CEPT university at Ahmedabad and guest lecturer and critic to various universities in India and abroad.The design concerns and endeavours to raise awareness about socio cultural appropriateness and sustainable builtform.