Project Team

With over 30 years of experience in applied research on water, livelihoods and social equity, Sara is the Founder of the virtual Living Waters Museum, an adjunct Professor at Ahmedabad University, and on the board of WaterAid India. 

Saachi Dsouza

Saachi Dsouza is a anthropology graduate from Xavier's Mumbai. She is a freelance writer and is currently working as a Researcher for Living Waters Museum

Nisha Nair Gupta

Nisha is an architect, journalist and an active participant in public art initiatives. She has spearheaded The People Place Project which  looks at design, art and writing as tools to activate community and public spaces. She is also the founder of the architecture studio Design Variable.

Ipshita Karmakar

Ipshita Karmakar is an architect from KRVIA Mumbai and soon to be City Planner from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Currently she is working as a Research Associate at the Living Waters Museum

Minaz Ansari

Minaz is an architect and urban designer, and currently a faculty at the Rizvi College of Architecture. She is also the co-founder of the Dreamers Collective.

Jinisha Lodaya

Jinisha is an architect and urban designer, and currently a faculty at the Rizvi College of Architecture. She is also the co-founder of the Dreamers Collective.

Rahul Chemburkar

Rahul Chemburkar is one of the cofounders of the architecture studio the Vastu Vidhaan Projects, and the Mumbai Pyaav Project.

Sara Ahmed

Project Partners

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The Dreamers' Collective

Friends and Contributers

Aslam Saiyad, Mumbai Rivers Photo Project

Prachi Adesaria, Independent Photographer

Suraj Katra, Independent Photographer

Vanessa Lobo, Architect and Photographer

Mohammed Esa Sheikh, Architect and Photographer

Anirban Shahoo, Architect and Photographer

Madhu Kelkar, Professor and Coordinator, Asiatic Society