Munishwar Nath Ashish Ganju qualified from the Architectural Association School of Architecture in 1966. He returned to India in 1967 for higher studies and has since been researching through teaching and practice.
He has taught at the School of Planning and Architecture, and the Indian Institute of Technology in New Delhi. He was founding Director of the TVB School of Habitat Studies, New Delhi, Visiting Professor at the University of East London, U.K., and the Universita IUAV di Venezia, Italy. Presently he builds with the Tibetan refugee community in Dharamsala to research the practice of a sustainable architecture in the Himalayas.
He has been a member of several committees of the Government of India and has also won several prizes in national and international design competitions.
He is based in New Delhi, living and working on the urban fringe to demonstrate the principle of urban renewal by citizens.