Soumi Muhuri

Assistant Professor Grade-I & HOD (Planning and Architecture)

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Dr. Soumi Muhuri

Assistant Professor Grade-I

Planning and Architecture

Joined in Apr 2018

 Room Number: TI-213

 Department of Planning and Architecture, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Sundargarh, Odisha, India - 769008

 Education Qualification

  1. Ph.D.
    Housing, Urban Design, Environmental Psychology
    IIT Kharagpur
  2. MCP
    City Planning
    IIT Kharagpur
  3. B.Arch.
    Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur


Teaching Experience
  • Architecture,  NIT Rourkela,  11 Apr 2018 - Present
  • Architecture,  Faculty of Architecture, Manipal University,  November, 2009 - December, 2012
Industrial Experience
  • Architecture,  S.K. Muhuri & Associates,  July, 2009 - October, 2009

 Expertise Information

Research Group
Neighborhood Planning
Areas of Interest
Housing, Urban Design, Environmental Psychology - Relationship of human behaviour with residential and urban environment


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 Continuing Education

Structure and Building Services for Large Scale Buildings

 Planning and Architecture


 13 Dec 2022 - 17 Dec 2022



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Total Publications: 11
I. Singh and S. Muhuri, "Assessment of livelihood sustainability during Urban Development-Induced Rural Displacement and Resettlement (UDIRDR): a literature review", Canadian Journal of Development Studies, Taylor and Francis 2023, 10.1080/02255189.2023.2212894 Article
P. S. Mishra and S. Muhuri, "Incorporating Perceptions of Multiple Stakeholders while Assessing Architectural Heritage Value: A Case of Odishan Temple Architecture in India", Journal of Planning Education and Research, SAGE 2022, Article
P. S. Mishra and S. Muhuri, "Grading of architectural heritage using AHP and TOPSIS methods: a case of Odishan Temple, India", Journal of Cultural Heritage Management and Sustainable Development, Emerald 2021, Article
S. Muhuri and S. Basu, "Interactional spaces of a high-rise group housing complex and social cohesion of its residents: case study from Kolkata, India", Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, Springer 2021, Article
P. S. Mishra and S. Muhuri, "Value assessment of existing architectural heritage for future generation using criteria importance through inter-criteria correlation and grey relational analysis method: a case of Odisha temple architecture in India", CURRENT SCIENCE, vol.121, no.6, pp.823-833, Indian Academy of Sciences 2021, 10.18520/cs/v121/i6/823-833 Article

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P. S. Mishra and S. Muhuri, "A review of evaluation methods of architectural heritage with the help of bibliometric analysis", in Proceedings of International Conference on Visionary Action Towards Liveable Urban Environments, pp.120-129, Conference Organizer 2020 Inproceedings
P. S. Mishra and S. Muhuri, "Analyzing metadata for evaluation of architectural heritage by multi-criteria decision-making analysis through bibliometric data", Examining a New Paradigm of Heritage with Philosophy, Economy, and Education, ch.9, pp.124-141, IGI Global 2020, 10.4018/978-1-7998-3636-0.ch009 Inbook
P. S. Mishra and S. Muhuri, "Evaluation of Architectural Heritage by Various Multi-Criteria Decision Making Analysis: A Case of Odishan Temple Architecture in India", Handbook of Research on Cultural Heritage and Its Impact on Territory Innovation and Development, ch.18, pp.336-370, IGI Global 2020, 10.4018/978-1-7998-6701-2 Inbook
I. Singh and S. Muhuri, "Villager’s perception for urban development-induced rural displacement and resettlement: findings from focus group survey", in 68 National Town Planners Congress, pp.279-287, Institute of Town Planners India 2020 Inproceedings
S. Muhuri and S. Basu, "Use of common areas and their association with the physical environment in a high-rise housing", in Proceeding of 16th International Conference on Computer in Urban Planning and Urban Management (CUPUM), pp.108-123 2019 Inproceedings
S. Muhuri and S. Basu, "Developing residential social cohesion index for high-rise group housing complexes in India", Social Indicators Research, vol.137, no.3, pp.923–947, Springer, June 2018, 10.1007/s11205-017-1633-1 Article

 Courses Taught

  • PA105 : Housing {Theory}
  • PA1502 : Evolution of Architecture - II {Theory}
  • PA2501 : Evolution of Architecture - III {Theory}
  • PA2502 : Evolution of Architecture - IV {Theory}
  • PA3003 : Universal Design {Theory}
  • PA310 : Universal Design {Theory}
  • PA3903 : Housing {Theory}
  • PA6403 : Housing and Community Planning {Theory}
  • PA1102 : Architectural Design - I {Practical}
  • PA112 : Architectural Design – II {Practical}
  • PA1201 : Architectural Graphics - I {Practical}
  • PA1202 : Architectural Graphics - II {Practical}
  • PA1212 : Architectural Graphics - II {Practical}
  • PA311 : Architectural Design - V {Practical}
  • PA4802 : Professional Training {Practical}
  • PA4902 : Documentation of Architectural Details of Interest {Practical}
  • PA4904 : Field Observations {Practical}
  • PA4906 : Site Supervision {Practical}
  • PA4908 : Critical Appraisal of an Architectural Project {Practical}
  • PA591 : Professional Training/ Trainer’s Feedback {Practical}
  • PA593 : Documentation of Innovative Details {Practical}
  • PA595 : Field Observation {Practical}
  • PA597 : Site Supervision {Practical}
  • PA599 : Critical Appraisal/ Training Portfolio {Practical}

 Research Scholars

Ph.D. Students [4]
A Methodological Framework for a Multi-Dimensional Value Assessment of Architectural Heritage: A Case of Odishan Temple Architecture, India

 Partha Sarathi Mishra

Enrolled: Jan 2016

 Graduated : May 2022



 Ishkiran Singh

Enrolled: Aug 2017



Architecture, Healthcare Architecture, Mental Health and Architecture

 Mohd Nauman Nizamuddin

Enrolled: Jan 2021



Affordable Housing

 Aman Kumar Gupta

Enrolled: Jul 2023




UG Dissertation
  • Rites Bera (113AR0001), "Boutique Resort: A Community Approach Model" - B.Arch.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Haritha Bharath (115AR0004), "Regenerative Observation Centre, Mawsynram" - B.Arch.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Prateek Malakar (115AR0020), "International School, Indore" - B.Arch.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Yash Kotgirwar (114AR0032), "Stand-Alone Palliative and Hospice Care Centre for Cancer Patients, Bhopal" - B.Arch.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Lingutla Pavan Kalyan (116AR0007), "Juvenile Correction & Rehabilitation Center" - B.Arch.    Supervisor     2020-21 Spring
  • Madhushree Maji (116AR0012), "National school of drama" - B.Arch.    Supervisor     2020-21 Spring
  • Devadathan M (117AR0009), "REHABILITATION CENTER FOR STREET CHILDREN IN KOCHI, KERALA" - B.Arch.    Supervisor     2021-22 Spring
  • Prajna Priyadarshinee Jena (117AR0004), "Mythological theme park at Puri: Stories of Lord Jagannath" - B.Arch.    Supervisor     2021-22 Spring
  • Muskan Singhania (118AR0011), "Flood Resilient Housing- An Amphibious Approach" - B.Arch.    Supervisor     2022-23 Spring
  • Soumyajeet Mall (118AR0006), "Astro-World: Cosmos Experience Center" - B.Arch.    Supervisor     2022-23 Spring

 Awards and Honours

Memberships / Fellowships
  • Institute of Town Planners, India,    2017
  • Council of Architecture,    2008