In 2013, SPA, Bhopal hosted this event on the 13th April 2013. The programme was attended by four institutes. The participating institutes were CEPT Ahmedabad, SPA Delhi, KRVIA Mumbai, and SPA Bhopal. As part of this conference, eminent educationists from the various institutes made their presentations on the theme of ‘Rethinking the tools of Urban Design in India’. Deep and serious discussions and extremely rewarding deliberations were held based on values which are being, projected and the kind of urban design tools that are being used in the current scenario.Theseminar, totally dedicated to academics, was well attended by studentsand faculty members.