Anuradha Mathur and Dilip da Cunha work between Philadelphia and Bangalore.

They are authors of Mississippi Floods: Designing a Shifting Landscape (2001), Deccan Traverses: the Making of Bangalore’s Terrain (2006) and Soak: Mumbai in an Estuary (2009), and co-editors of Design in the Terrain of Water (2014). Da Cunha’s new book The Invention of Rivers: Alexander’s Eye and Ganga’s Descent is forthcoming from University of Pennsylvania Press in 2018.

Mathur and da Cunha have received many awards and are regularly invited to present their work and ideas in academic and professional forums internationally. Most recently they were recipients of a 2017 Pew Fellowship Grant.

Anuradha Mathur, an architect and landscape architect, is Professor in the Landscape Architecture Department at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dilip da Cunha, an architect and planner, teaches at Harvard University, and Columbia University.  |