Kiran Kapadia is an architect, urban designer and founder of KAPL. He is an alumnus of School of Architecture (CEPT), Ahmedabad where he studied under Prof. B. V. Doshi and Prof. Anant Raje. He then went on to pursue a Master of Architecture (Urban Design) from Harvard University, USA. After three years of working abroad he returned to Mumbai and founded Kapadia Associates in 1992. Over the years Kiran has guided and nurtured the practice, which has grown from 2 persons to over 90 persons in 2014. Kiran is actively involved in academics. He has served as visiting faculty at Kamla Raheja Institute of Architecture and Environmental Studies, Academy of Architecture, Mumbai and CEPT, Ahmedabad.