His attitude and vision is known to be loud and clear. He has a broader vision for the department and shows immense enthusiasm and not only dedicates his effort and time towards its expansion and betterment but also in empowering the faculty.
The key architect for designing and developing various infrastructure initiatives of the SRM campus, he is a multitasker and balances his time between academics and professional practice effortlessly. He is the recipient of the Construction Academy Award for Housing in 2019. He also has few of his projects published in reputed Architecture magazines.
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An innovative and compassionate academician with more than two decades of Professional Experience in Designing, Detailing and multidisciplinary coordination of several building typologies and Landscapes. Alumni of the first batch of SRM, and a Post Graduate in Landscape Architecture from SAP, his strong academic leadership is displayed through his contribution in setting up new architectural departments in various institutions in the past.
He is an active member affiliated with various professional bodies like IIA, ISOLA & Indian Institute of Valuers. He is the Secretary of the ISOLA TN and Pondicherry Chapter and is the elected EC member of the National Body. Through his approachable, fair and logical qualities, he ensures all faculty have access to the necessary support to enable them to contribute completely and also develop their skills and experience.
A graduate from SAP, Anna University, 1986 batch and a post-graduate in general architecture, he is a professional with experience of more than 30 years with notable years in Singapore. He has been part of the design team that won the SBI Regional Headquarters Design Competition and Landscape Design of the year 2009.
Having served as the Head of the Department of Faculty of Architecture, PMIST, Thanjavur and founding Dean of RVS KVK SOA, Trichy, he has been a pioneer in educating students in the most simplified concepts.
He has handled a wide spectrum of projects from Residential to Offices, Institutional to Industrial and Landscape to Interiors with complete finesse.
Alumni of Anna University, he has an extensive academic and industrial experience of over 40 years in Architecture and its allied sectors.
Being versatile in a spectrum of the creative sphere has created a niche for himself parallelly in Graphics Design, Photography, Creative Writing, Financial Market Technical Analysis, Software Algorithms for Financial Markets and so on.
His enthusiasm to share his professional experience and knowledge with students and his passion towards teaching is well displayed in simplifying difficult but interesting concept.
He has been actively delivering lectures and conducting workshops in Rotary and Lions clubs, Builders Association of India, Indian Institute of Architects - Trichy & Pondicherry Chapters.
A postgraduate and research scholar, she has an experience of more than two and a half decades and has been a very systematic developer of concepts for ease of understanding to the next generation.
Her field of interest includes Passive Planning and Green Architecture. She has been a critical advisor for solution seekers on current problems inbuilt forms and creating an optimal solution for problem-free built forms for the future generation.
She has been a panel member to recommend safety measures and hassle-free service systems in Skyscrapers for many organizations. A highly cited researcher and being recognized for the same many times, her clear vision and her attitude towards perfection help to bring the same in the works of the students that she teaches. An architect with numerous paper presentations and publications to her credits, she is one of the senior members of the team.
With strong industry and academic background of more than 19 years, she has expertise largely on residential projects and has worked for reputed construction companies.
She has completed her Masters on Housing with her thesis awarded as the Best thesis award.
Her proposal on ‘Flexible house - low-cost housing for migrant workers’ was selected and displayed in the exhibition conducted by Goethe Institute, Chennai
Her passion for Vernacular architecture has motivated her to publish various research articles in national and international journals. She has also submitted research proposals for Department of Science & Technology. She has constantly upgraded her skill set by attending various training programmes organised by premier institutions.
Her mentoring of students in developing them as a wholistic professional, which she considers as her strongest skill set, is highly displayed in their unprecedented involvement in various activities for UNESCO and other national level competitions.
She has a masters degree in Architectural Design and has an academic experience of more than a decade. A creative architect, she has been imparting her experience through many innovative methodologies in teaching. With over 15 years of experience in industry and academics on varied subjects like Design Pedagogy, Heritage Urban Environments, Contemporary Architecture, she has enthusiastically participated in various training programs to enhance her academic skills.
She has guided students in preparing a compiled study report about Paramadaiyanpatti village and submitted the same to the District Collector of Madurai.
She has published several papers on heritage & conservation and has attended and organised several workshops & conferences and has conducted technical workshops in various institutions.
With over 19 years of experience in the various multinational and corporate sector, she has been involved in various large scale residential and commercial projects starting from feasibility till ensuring design intent at the site.
Having completed her specialisation on Sustainable Architecture, she has expertise on various environmental analysis software and possesses a vast research experience on Climate responsiveness. She guides the students in inculcating these practices through her innovative architectural design pedagogy. She has presented her findings in international conferences and is active in the process of publishing them in various journals. She has organised various training programmes and workshops to enhance the teaching skills of faculty.
Being a vivacious person with an open mind to learn, accept the new and disseminate the same, she displays tremendous potential in ideating a new approach towards teaching sustainability and has been successfully strengthening the environmental lab of the department.
The most beloved and an inspirational faculty of the student clan, completed his Master's degree in Industrial Design and Construction Management at the University of Salford, UK. He is a published author and has several other accolades to his name in the creative side of the world. He conducted a successful Comic Thinking Workshop during Hashtag 19. He also won the research scholarship 2019 grant from INTACH for his project “ Documenting Prayer Dolls of Madurai and Sivagangai” to establish its style of art and find its link to international modern art.
His enthusiasm and real-world examples make a very technical subject relevant and entertaining. His motto is to ensure students in college enjoy their time and have a stress free learning and always believes that peer group interaction paves the way to successful outputs.
An academician with 15 years of teaching experience, currently pursuing her doctoral programme on Urban Studies, has many publications in Scopus Indexed Journals to her credit.
Her presentations on varied topics of architectural theories and design pedagogy have a wide global response and have been acknowledged with more than 1.8 lakh views and downloads.
The Rural studio on Tiruvasi Village by students under her able guidance received the Best Academic Work of the year award organised by the Kattumana Thozhil Magazine.
Over the years, she has gained a deeper understanding of various aspects of Temple Architecture and has created a keen interest among the students to pursue further study on the same.
An enthusiastic, creative and motivated architect with thirteen years of experience in architectural professional and teaching, she is specialized in handling residential interiors and has been exploring extensively on healthcare architecture.
She has successfully completed numerous projects with commendable client rapport and team management.
A university topper in academic excellence, she holds a masters degree in Interior Architecture. She shows an exemplary dedication towards theoretical, practical and innovative teaching methodologies.
She has an uncanny ability to foresee a potential problem and essentially nip it in the bud preventing unexpected hurdles from delaying the studio project’s ultimate implementation.
Saruchithra Manohar is an energetic & motivated designer possessing ten years experience in architectural education and on-site experience in handling and coordinating residential, commercial and interior projects.
She holds a Master’s Degree in Interior Architecture and has inculcated a passion for good design practice and analysis. She strives to push the envelope, and welcome new challenges with enthusiasm.
She has taught varied subjects at various Schools of Architecture and has conducted many events. Her specialized skills include design exploration on vernacular artefacts & furniture design. She always strives to expand her knowledge to gain new skills and expertise in Green buildings.
She has upgraded herself by attending various training programmes and has also successfully completed a few MOOC/ SWAYAM courses and currently pursuing his doctoral research.
“Whatever good things we build, end up building us”
An example true to the above positive note, the architect completed her undergraduate at Measi Academy of Architecture and is currently pursuing Masters Executive programme in Architecture.
With over 10 years of experience, she has handled various small & large scale residential, commercial and institutional projects starting from the preliminary concept stage till the project hand over by way of active coordination throughout the entire construction phase.
Her constant quench for knowledge was the motive behind her taking up teaching as her profession and she strongly believed that teaching provides a forum for learning and sharing.
Alumni of SRM-School of Architecture and Interior Design with an experience of 8 years, he pursued his Masters specialising on Building Management. His interest in software development has always allowed developing an automation circuit.
He participated in Birla Yuvaratna competition and has also attended an international conference organised at NICMAR. His mentoring has assisted the students to win the trophy in Construction Industry Awards 2019 and various other such competitions.
He is currently engaged in the design and construction of various residential and commercial projects.
An enthusiastic person, she graduated from Hindustan Institute of technology and science. Her keen interest in academics leads her to pursue Masters in Architecture from the School of Architecture and planning, Anna University.
Her strong academic credentials sparkled with her Undergraduate thesis getting published in NIASA's Architectural Thesis 2013 by Council of Architecture. To further add to her credits, her Post Graduate thesis was recognised as the Best thesis by Construction Industry Awards hosted by Kattumana Thozhil Magazine.
She has keen interest in details and has always been on a pursuit of knowledge on Urban Design, Rural Design, Sustainable Architecture and Design Pedagogy and has co-presented on these topics in various conferences.
A young and enthusiastic professional with a Postgraduate degree in Architectural Design from CEPT, Ahmedabad, he is the founder & principal architect of FOUR SPACES.
As a practising architect, he has worked on several projects that have been published in various forums. With 6 years of professional and academic experience, he is one of the promising young minds to create new methodologies in teaching and demonstrates it with ease to the students. He gives them hands-on experience in learning design detailing and construction nuances.
He has won the best structural design award in an earthquake-resistant design competition held in IIT ROORKEE in 2009, and the best design award in a cul-de-sac , SAP 2011, and has also been a state player in Indian Hockey.
He is currently in the process of researching on cement castings and its products.
Architect, Academician and an Entrepreneur.
Started his career as an Academician in 2015 with an aim to reiterate the andragogy of Architectural education. Dynamic, Organized, flexible, Creative and committed, he has embodied himself to his role as student body organizer and has been successful in improving the quality of student life at our campus.
He actively encourages and nurtures the students to get involved in various activities, both curricular and extracurricular events to muster their overall personality development.
The faculty architect has completed his postgraduation in Architecture with a keen interest in urban design and planning.
He has received applauds for his thesis works on “Critical thinking on Urban morphology”. He has published his findings in national and international journals.
As a creative and enthusiastic architect at work, he has been involved in the development of various projects including SEZ, Zoho housing, LEED certification documentation, landscape and interior design works. A budding professional and an academician with a zeal for teaching, he disperses his ideas and knowledge among students.
She has participated in various international conferences and has presented a paper in an international conference - ‘Architecture Engineering collaboration using BIM as a tool’. She has worked on a Cost-effective Energy Efficient Retrofitting proposal for Parsen Manre Commercial Project.
She has also worked as a Trainee Project Manager in L & T Construction Pvt Ltd for Apollo Proton Therapy Hospital, OMR, Chennai.
Her areas of specialization include Building services, Site Planning, Building Materials & Construction.
Her design pedagogy in teaching studio-based courses focusses on an empirical-based learning process which she achieves by organising various hands-on workshops.
Having pursued her Masters of Architecture in Architectural Design, she has worked with various Architectural Management Services for projects which include residences, factories, office spaces and schools.
She believes in creating active and engaging teaching and learning environment with her game enhanced teaching pedagogy.
Her primary areas of interest include Innovative teaching and culturally responsive architecture, where she is exploring the role of cultural and social aspects in the context of traditional approaches. She is currently prewriting on (un)loved town of Pudukkottai.
An Urban Planner with professional expertise on urban morphology, regeneration, Urban and Regional Planning, place-identity and sustainable planning approaches.
She received her post-graduation degree from School of Architecture and Planning, Anna University in the specialisation of Urban and Regional Planning and has won several academic excellence awards. She has been awarded The “Late Thiru.B.Rajagopal endowment” Gold Medal for the Best Outgoing Student of the year 2019. She presented her thesis in The Best Thesis Award 2019 conducted by Institute of Town Planners India as part of 68th National Town and Country Planner Congress.
She is presently involved in several research activities which range from city blocks to Intercellular city models and has also published her findings in various international journals. As a proactive person, she keeps updating herself with the current developments in her field of specialization.
Alumni of a prestigious Architectural Institution, she holds a Masters degree in Real Estate Development and has also worked on various Architectural projects.
Apart from her key areas of interest on Vernacular Architecture, she is also keen on learning about Environmental Design, Natural materials and recent trends in construction technology. She has explored the city’s development regulations and has also presented seminars as a part of her Master’s programme.
She has a proven track record of guiding and motivating students and has an excellent ability to teach in a multi-ethnic and multicultural environment. She creates a vibrant atmosphere on the campus through her excellence in Performing Arts.
She has completed her postgraduate specialisation on Architectural Design. Being a contemporary artist by hand. she adds a touch of brilliance with her mastery on Acrylic pouring and Resin paint.
She has been successful in embellishing the artistic skill set by conducting various events, workshops and competitions for the students of Architecture and Design.
In addition to her avid interest in arts, crafts and travelling, she has an ardent liking towards teaching History of architecture and Sustainable Architecture.
An Autodesk Authorized professional, she is an industrious and passionate mentor and possesses excellent architectural software skills.
She has trained many architecture students & professionals on improving their digital drafting and presentation skills. Over the years, she has been a part of several prominent projects including residences, apartments, commercial buildings, schools, resorts, etc.,
She largely handles Studio based courses such as Building Materials and Construction, Working Drawing and other Construction Technology-based courses.
Her keen interest in improving her qualification and upgrading herself to the present has always elevated her teaching skills much beyond the expectations.
“The Principle of true art is not to portray, but to evoke”. True to this famous quote by Jerzy Kosinski, Srinath is an artist specialised on varied spectrums of art like painting, sketching, miniature lathe works, carpentry, pop mural making.
A post-graduate in Fine Arts, with an experience of almost a decade, he is one of the most enthusiastic and creative people, beloved by the student community.
His eye for detail and his focus for the end result brings innovative outputs in the model making and delineation studio works.
His inputs for better presentation techniques bring a new dimension to the final product and he makes technically difficult joineries simplified and learning made easy and comfortable through hands-on sessions that students take with thorough interest and dedication.
“God's created beauty is impossible to express completely, but the search for a fitting means of responding to the colour, texture, and multitude of shapes in the creation is the driving force behind art and teaching.”
A Quote to describe Artist Vignesh, who has completed his Master of Fine Arts (Painting) from Government College of Fine Arts, Chennai.
A young and a prolific artist, he teaches the media he practices with finesse including painting, printmaking, sculpture, etc. His primary focus as a teacher and artist is figurative painting. As an art teacher, he strongly influences the students on the art and creative expressions as a medium for architecture and also gives his inputs for better presentations in design studios.