Graduated from the School of Planning and Architecture (New Delhi) and the Architectural Association (London) with Honours and Distinction in Sustainable Environmental Design. Manit is the Founder Partner of Morphogenesis, one of India’s leading award-winning Architecture and Urban Design practices with over 75 international and national awards, and been published in over 500 international and national publications. Morphogenesis is globally recognized for its diverse work that encompasses a range of typologies across Architecture, Interiors and Landscape Urbanism, ranking for the sixth time running, among the Top 100 Architectural Design Firms worldwide by Building Design Magazine, UK in WA100 2017. The firm is the first Indian practice to win a WAF Award, is a 5 time winner of the Indian Institute of Architects Award for Excellence in Architecture. Manit, along with Sonali Rastogi, has been awarded Laureate of the Singapore Institute of Architects- Getz Award for Emergent Architecture in Asia for having made a significant contribution in shaping the changing landscape of Asia through their vision and commitment.
Manit is a Fellow of the IIA (Indian Institute of Architects) and the RSA (Royal Society of Arts, UK). He has taught at various universities and been a director of the Sushant School of Art and Architecture as well as the Sushant School of Design. Manit is a founder member of The GRIHA Council and as a member of the Technical Advisory Committee of GRIHA, works with urban policymakers to spearhead initiatives with an emphasis on environmental and social sensibility.