19th ICHH 2017


is pleased to announce


Hosted by Rizvi College of Architecture, Off Carter Road, Bandra West, Mumbai 400 050, India

Theme:  Affordable and Sustainable Housing for All   

Dates: February 1-3, Feb, 2017, Mumbai, India

The 19th International Conference on Humane Habitat shall focus on the Theme : Affordable and Sustainable Housing for All.  The conference shall be organised by International Association for Humane Habitat (IAHH), and hosted by Rizvi College of Architecture at its premises  in Bandra West, Mumbai, India on February 1-3, Feb, 2017 in association with Council of Architecture (COA), Commonwealth Association of Architects (CAA), and World Society of Ekistics (WSE), and Maharashtra Chapter of the Indian Institute of Architects, Forum of Colleges of Architecture, Mumbai Region and Maharashtra Association of Schools of Architecture (MASA) and Practicing Architects, Engineers and Town Planners Association (PEATA) in Mumbai, India.


We are pleased to invite you to participate in the 19th edition of International Conference on Humane Habitat (ICHH) 2017. It shall focus on the issue of affordable and sustainable housing in rural, urban and regional contexts.  It shall incorporate presentations by leading architects, educators, engineers, social scientists, environmentalists, urban planners, urban designers & landscape architects. The issues affordability, appropriateness, sustainability and innovation in planning, designing  and developing housing for all in sustainable humane habitats shall be discussed and debated over a period of three days in February 2017.


  1. Philosophy and Theories of Affordable and Sustainable Housing
  2. Affordable and Sustainable Housing in metropolitan regions and Cities: Case Studies, Critical Reviews and Presentations of Housing Policies, Programmes / Projects.
  3. Affordable and Sustainable Housing in rural areas, small and middle scale towns: Case Studies / Critical Reviews and Presentations of Housing Policies, Programmes / Projects
  4. Sustainable design, planning, construction, development, conservation and management for Affordable Housing. Case Studies/ Programmes / Projects
  5. Innovation in Affordable and Sustainable Housing: Planning / Architecture/ Urban Design /Landscape Design/ Construction Technology

Call for papers:


Abstracts (about 2000 words) by December 15, 2016 on A4 portrait format in Arial 10 font size along with brief curriculum vitae, passport details, a photograph of the speakers and registration form.

Final Papers                                                                                                                             

Final papers (about 8000 words) by January 15, 2017 on A4 portrait format in Arial 10 font size along with illustrations, photographs, slides and detailed curriculum vitae of the speaker.


Except invited speakers all delegates, paper presenters and accompanying persons are required to register for the conference.


Foreign Early US $ 450 (before December 30, 2016) / Late US $ 550.

Indian Early INRs. 6,000 (before December 30, 2016) / Late INRs. 7,500

Accompanying Persons

Foreign US $ 350 (before December 30, 2016) / Late US $ 450

Indian Early INRs.3,500 (before December 30, 2016) / Late INRs.4,500

Student Discount: Discounted registration for students shall be as follows:

Foreign Students US $ 250 (before December 30, 2016)/ Late US $ 350

Indian Students INRs.3500 (before December 30, 2016)/ Late INRs.4500


Payments in favour of ”Rizvi College of Architecture Conference a/c” payable at Mumbai, India.

Prof. Akhtar Chauhan,                                   Prof. Anil Nagrath                            Ar. Mohin Merchant

Founder President, IAHH                             Secretary General, IAHH               Technical Coordinator,

Convener, ICHH and ISDC 2017                                                                                  Principal I/C

Director, Rizvi College of Architecture                                                                     Rizvi College of Architecture