Prithwe the brainchild of Priti Bhandari, is an autonomous organization dedicated to bringing together the technical, biological understanding and ecological sensitivity to create healthy homes and workplaces Prithwe is the center for rediscovering Architecture & building Science. The Prithwe Philosophy includes Research, Education & Consultancy with an underlining holistic approach for healthy living. PRITHWE' main objective is to educate, the non-practiced part of building science, which involves genres concerning nature, agriculture, healing of the human body and its habitat. The institute provides space for experiments, study & research on innovative natural building techniques.
The academy model is conceptualization of an alternative, sustainable option in Architecture for all those individuals interested in learning about subjects like – Environment friendly architecture. Solar passive architecture, natural building systems, water harvesting, native Indian method of construction, low cost housing solutions, rammed earth construction, bamboo in structural architecture.
The institute promotes interaction and participation of students from all over the world, involving exchange programs to various international locations. Special sponsorships for students from rural backgrounds are offered to help develop and upgrade local communities.