Jaimini Mehta is a practising architect and an independent academic based in Baroda, India. He studied architecture at M.S. University of Baroda and at the University of Pennsylvania in the Louis Kahn Studio, and went on to work in the offices of Louis Kahn and Mitchell/Giurgola Associates in Philadelphia. At present, he is an Hon. Director of the Baroda-based Centre for the Study of Urbanism and Architecture, which he instituted in 2006. He was an Adjunct Professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY, and at CEPT University in Ahmedabad, India. He has also worked as Head of the Schools of Architecture at Baroda and Goa. His previous books are Louis I. Kahn, Architect co-authored with Romaldo Giurgola and published in 1975, and Rethinking Modernity: Towards Post Rational Architecture (published by Niyogi Books, 2011).