Faculty

Er. AKHIL KRISHNAN M K

M.Tech.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

akhilkrishnanmk007@gmail.com

Er. Akhil Krishnan M. K attained his Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and  Master’s degree in Structural Engineering from Vidya Academy of Science & Technology, Calicut University.

He acquired professional experience of two years, working as a site engineer for a civil engineering consultancy. Later he joined the Master’s program in Calicut University focusing on shear wall locations and its benefits.

His areas of interest are Structural designing and Quantity estimation. He has presented one paper in a National conference REACT2015 titled “Optimum Location of RC Shear Walls in Framed Structures for Efficient Seismic Design”.

Ar. Aravind Raj

B.Arch.

Ar. Aravind Raj graduated from National Institute of Technology (NIT) Calicut in 2007.

He has worked as anarchitect at CnT Architects(earlier known as Chandavarkar& Thacker Architects Pvt Ltd.), Bengaluru.
Now he has his own practice and has completed more than 30 residential projects in various parts of Kerala.

Ar. Karl Marx

B.Arch., M.Arch. (Landscape Architecture)

karlindia@gmail.com

“Architecture should be amalgamated with the environment and it shouldnot annihilate nature.”

Ar.Karl Marx hasnine years of industrial experience and hasworked with various pioneering architectural firms like COSTFORD, CREATIVE GROUP (Delhi), and MASTER PLAN (Bangalore). He has been involved in designing various mass transit facilities like airports, metro stations and high rise residential,and educational campuses. He has completed the Master of Architecture program with specialization in Landscape and has gained expertise inthe field of eco-tourism and resorts. His areas of interest are“Green buildings” and “Sustainable architecture”.

Ar. Lakshmi

B.Arch.

Ar. Lakshmi graduated from National Institute of Technology (NIT) Calicut in 2007.

She has the experience of having worked in diverse architecture firms in Bengaluru like Ar. Meeta Jain, Ar. ShailendraArbole and Carambiah& George.
She started a consultancy of her own in 2013, and has several residential projects to her credit in Kerala.

Ar. K. Swetha

B.Arch., M.Arch. (Architectural Design)

shwethasrm@gmail.com

"Forget what you know about architecture, you will have plenty of time to be realistic later. Be innovative now and come up with new ideas and methods."

Ar. K. Swethagraduated from College of Engineering Trivandrum in the year 2006. She completed her post-graduation from SRM university in 2013, receiving the Gold Medal from none other than the Prime minister of IndiaNarendraModi. With 8 years of experience in teaching, she has completed the second level of MISSION 10X – learning approach practitioner certificate.

She has presented papers on "Building information modeling"&"Behavioral aspect of open spaces in campusdesign" in various seminars and conferences. She is proficient in software related to Architecture, and her areas of interest  are“BIM”, “cultural expression in architecture”,&“behavioral architecture”.

Vijayagopal C.

B.F.A.

Vijayagopal is an artist by qualification, having obtained the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Government College of Fine Arts, Thiruvananthapuram in 1994. He also possesses an Advanced Diploma in Multimedia apart from a Certificate in Drawing and Painting from the Institute of Fine Arts, Thrissur.

He has conducted solo art shows at Bengaluru, Kochi, and Malappuram. He has also participated in National and International group shows at Delhi, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Trivandrum, and Kochi.
He has been awarded the “Highly Commended” Certificate by Kerala Lalit Kala Academy for watercolor painting.
He has been invited to participate in Artists Camps at the National, State, Zonal, and District levels.
He has rich and varied experience ranging from being an Art Director in HTA (Hindustan Thompson Associates now known as J. Walter Thompson (JWT)), Chennai to Assistant Art Director in the film industry. Academically, he has been teaching visual arts for architecture students for the last three years.
His principal fields of interest within the realm of art are watercolor, acrylic, and oil painting as well as terracotta, cement, and digital sculpting.