Guest Faculty – Architecture – DCSMAT Institutions

Guest Faculty – Architecture

Taslima Nasrin


Taslima Nasrin is a Bangladeshi-Swedish writer, physician, feminist, secular humanist and human rights activist. She is known for her writing on women's oppression and criticism of religion, despite forced exile and multiple fatwas calling for her death

Ar. K T Ravindran


K.T. Ravindran is a Professor and the Head of Urban Design at the School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi for over two decades. He is the founder and President of the Institute of Urban Designers – India, which is a professional association of qualified urban designers.

Artist Balan Nambiar


ARTIST Balan Nambiar is one of India's leading contemporary artists and also a research scholar on ritual art forms of the west coast of South India. As a sculptor he worked with clay, fiberglass reinforced concrete, wood, bronze, mild steel and, from 2000, stainless steel.[1][2][3][4][5] Many of his works are outdoor sculptures; some are monumental.[6] He produced enamel paintings,[7][8] having learned the technique from Paolo De Poli of Padua, Italy.

Dr. Binumol Tom


She is a Conservation Architect and Academician. She is the Head of the Department, Department of Architecture, RIT Kottayam. She had published books like “Traditional Conservation practices of Timber Architecture”, “Glimpses of Heritage”, etc.

Ar. Raj Reval


Raj Rewal is a leading Indian architect. A distinguished doyen of architecture from India, Raj Rewal has set global precedents with his urban narratives of design that have been integrally and richly steeped in their contextual inferences

Ar. Peter Rich


Peter Rich is one of the most significant architects in South Africa. He has been honored for his contribution to contemporary African architecture and championing of the less privileged in the world. 

Ar. Miki Desai


Miki Desai was a Professor of Architecture at the CEPT University, India. After teaching at the Faculty of Architecture since 1981, Prof. Miki Desai retired as the Head of the Masters Program in Sustainable Architecture in 2014. He has taught Design Studios, Basic Design, History of Architecture and Urban Conservation.

Ar. Ajit Rao


He is an Architect, Animator and Artist, Ajit Rao started his career working with the renowned Indian architect B V Doshi.

Ar. Manoj Kumar Kini


Dr Manoj Kumar Kini is an architect, urban Designer and an architectural historian and theorist. He works on issues of urbanisation, Disaster Mitigation and Urban resilience, modernism, post-colonial Indian architecture and history, sustainable and cost-effective building construction. He has an experience of 20 years of Teaching since 1999 as Faculty in Architecture in CET, Trivandrum, TKM College of Engineering, Kollam, RV College of Engineering Bangalore and CEPT University Ahmedabad in various capacities.

Ar. Alok Shetty


Alok Shetty, the founding principal of Bhumiputra Architecture, an internationally acclaimed architecture and design firm based in Bangalore City. He has always been creatively inclined. 

Ar. Tony Joseph


Tony Joseph is one of the leading Architect, the Principal of 'Stapati', which he established in 1989, after completing his post-graduation from University of Texas, Austin, USA in the Charles Moore program. Stapati has steadily developed into a professional practice with emphasis on values of integrity, sustainability and innovation.

Bose Krishnamachari


Bose Krishnamachari is an internationally acclaimed Malayali painter and Artist-Curator based in Mumbai, India. He was born in 1963 at Magattukara village near Angamaly, Kerala. ... His work comprises vivid abstract paintings, figurative drawings, sculpture, photography, multimedia installations and architecture.

Ar. Ayan Sen


Architect Ayan Sen, the pre-eminent name in the Indian Architect Sphere has collaborated with the Steel Industry giant Tata Steel to execute a transformational design for the Industry giant's Kolkata Corporate Office.

Ar. Biju Kuriakose


Ar. Biju Kuriakose co-founded ArchitectureRED, an architecture and urban design firm based out of Chennai along with Kishore Panikkar. He deals with one of the leading businesses in the Commercial Architects

Ar. Ganga Dileep


 Ar Ganga Dileep is famous for her recycle designs - developer of the mobile app 'Kakkoos'. the Toilet app she has develop had helped the public gain access to good toilets.

Ar. Soumini Raja


Ar. Soumini Raja is an Associate Professor at College of Architecture Trivandrum and brings to the table a deep interest in understanding the complex human - nature relationships and their process of co-evolution, especially in the coastal regions.
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