Vikas Dilawari is a practicing conservation Architect with three decades of experience exclusively in the conservation field, ranging from urban to architecture. He has done his double Masters in Conservation from School of Planning and Architecture (New Delhi) and from the University of York. He was the Head of Department of Conservation Department at Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute of Architecture (KRVIA) Mumbai from its inception in 2007 till Aug 2014.
His practice has successfully executed several conservation projects ranging from prime landmarks to unloved buildings of Mumbai. Several of his projects have received national recognition. A total of fifteen of his projects have won the UNESCO ASIA PACIFIC Awards for Cultural Preservation in SE Asia. Architect Dilawari has lectured and written extensively on the subject of conservation nationally and internationally. He is named in the latest Architectural Digest AD 100 Awards 2018 as the ‘Most influential names in Indian Architecture and Design’.