Prof.K.A.Shamsudeen is a senior Architect having a well versed experience in architectural designs , town planning as well as academics. Having graduation from Govt College of Engineering, Trivandrum in 1985, he pursued post graduations in M.Arch-R.E.D (Real Estate Development ie Planning and Designing of mega Townships) and M.Arch(General), both from Anna University, Tamil Nadu. Further to that , he had undergone a technical training in Interior Design and Execution in Hiroshima, Japan in the year 1990-'91 under the Scholarship of Ministry of Industries, Japan.
The 35 year long span of career is enriched with expertise in working abroad as well as India. He worked as an Architect in Saudi Arabia for 3 years and worked as Project Manager in an International Interior Decoration Company in Dubai for 3 years. He got wide range of practicing experience in India, and had done many Architectural signature projects in Kerala. He has 10.5 years of Academic experience in various Architectural Colleges in Kerala. He worked in M.E.S School of Architecture, Kuttippuram. He was the founder Director of K.M.E.A College of Architecture, Ernakulam. With the efficiency and experience, he made the College to a top rated one in Kerala. After that he worked as Director/Principal in Sneha College of Architecture, Palakkad for 4.5 years. With the experience in industry as well as academics, he is well versed to manage the administration of college with high integrity and professionalism by maintaining a warm relation with faculties, management as well as students.
Professor & Academic Head
Architect & Planner Ar. Rajesh Antony is having 25 years of experience in the field of Architecture and Town Planning. He is a graduate in Architecture from College of Engineering (CET) Trivandrum and also a post graduate in Planning with specialization in 'Housing Planning' from School of Planning Architecture (SPA), New Delhi. He has also received training abroad in the field of Architectural design and Interior design from 'Taisei Corporation', Tokyo, Japan. He has extensive experience in private practice also and has done several buildings and planning projects in Kerala. He is also former Chairman, Indian Institute of Architects (IIA), Thrissur centre and member of Institute of Indian Interior Designers (IIID), Kerala.
Professor & Design Chair
Ar.Jeff Antony is a senior architect in Kerala. He passed out from the Dept. of Architecture, College of Engineering Trivandrum (CET) in 1977. After initial training in Chennai and Trivandrum, he went to Tanzania, East Africa. He worked there for 5 years. Then he returned to Kerala and established his architectural consultancy firm Atulya Architects & Associates in 1985. The firm has designed and implemented many architectural plans for Institutions, Companies and individuals., The projects done by the firm in the last 36 years include Residences, Apartments, Educational Institutions, Convention Centres, Hospitals, Hotels, Commercial and Religious Buildings.An active member of the Indian Institute of Architects (IIA) and the Indian Institute of Interior Designers (iiid) he has taken up many responsible positions of these organizations. He is the past Chairman of Indian Institute of Architects, Kerala Chapter. He is a visiting faculty at Architectural colleges and a member of expert committee of the Council of Architecture (COA) for the inspection of Architectural Institutions
Vice Principal & Academic Coordinator
Vineetha P.S. is a senior landscape architect who has got great passion towards teaching and mentoring students. She has more than a decade experience in handling large scale projects such as air ports, commercial plazas and business parks and have worked with Design Cell, Mumbai and Idea Design, Kochi She is a fellow member of Indian Society of Landscape Architects (ISOLA) and had been Honorary Secretary of ISOLA Kerala Chapter. She is a SPA Delhi Alumna and has got professional as well as teaching experience of 14 years. She has hold various Positions like Honorary Secretary & Elected Member for the Executive Committee of Indian Society of Landscape Architects ( ISOLA) Kerala Chapter for the term 2018-2020., Elected member of the Indian Society of Landscape Architects(ISOLA) National Committee for the term 2019-2021. , Member of Local Organizing Committee for the ISOLA International Conference, Kochi on February 15 & 16 , 2019.
Salabha T.G is an academician and a Conservation Architect, associated with IES College of Architecture since 2013. She holds a B.Arch from Kerala University (TKM College of Engg., Kollam) and Master in Architectural Conservation from School of Planning Architecture, New Delhi. Teaching is her passion and she believes in honesty, hard work and compassion to be the core values. Her areas of interest and research include architectural education, history of architecture, heritage, vernaculararchitecture, etc. In the early years of her career, she has worked as Guest Lecturer at Govt. Engineering College, Thrissur and as Junior Architect at Indigo Arkitects, Thrissur.
"Academic Qualification: M.Arch, IIT Roorkee & B.Arch, TKM College of Engineering, Kollam. Associate Professor at IES College of Architecture, Chittilappilly. Previously worked as Assistant professor at MES College of Architecture, Kuttippuram and also at SCMS School of Architecture, Karukutty. Principal architect at 'arch+tech', architectural design consultancy based in Kochi.A member of the Board of studies in Architecture, CUSAT. More than 11 years of experience in teaching as well as in Professional Practice."
Brijesh Unni is the Principal Architect and Director of JAID Architects.He graduated from the Malik Sandal Institute of Art & Architecture, Bijapur. After graduation he started his career in Delhi as an Architect with Amit Bahl Architects. After a short stint he moved to work with N M Salim Associates, Calicut, and was part of several prestigious projects. These projects bagged him the position of Senior Architect in Al Bayathy Architects, Abu Dhabi. Here he proficiently handled several notable projects including the Arbeel development in Iraq. His first break to hospitality sector was the Dusit Hotel, Abu Dhabi, the appreciation of which bagged him the position of Senior Architect with Holford Associates, Dubai, which was later merged with Hyder Consultants for the most notable project of Eastern Mangroves. The scale and diversity of this project and the extensive expertise finally culminated in the formation of JAID Architects. A design oriented hands on construction and development professional with fifteen years of both national and international experience remains the backbone of JAID. An eternal idealist he looks forward to the new challenges of working in India and the GCC. Along with his experience and his ingenious team he is confident of making a mark.
Sreekumar took his Bachelors in Architecture from TKM ,Kollam and Masters in Urban Design From CET,Trivandrum.He is an Architect and Urban designer with more than 7 years experience in handling large scale projects such as residential,commercial,hospitality projects and developments plans of various towns. He is an associate member of Institute of Urban Designers India(IUDI).His research interest inclueds 'Impacts of Globalisation in built environment 'and 'History of thrissur '.He has secured training from Town and Country planning Office,thrissur.Presently he holds the position of Unit Secretary Kerala Shastra Sahithya Parishad.Also he runs an Architectural Firm 'Pax III' along with his brother
"Shabna Asmi, is a passionate,highly creative Architect and Urban planner with 11 years of experience in architecture . She completed her Bachelors in Architecture from Government Engineering College , Thrissur with Third rank. And, she received her Masters degree in Urban Planning from School of Architecture and Planning , GEC ,Thrissur . She began her career as an architect in Stapati Calicut , where she worked on a wide range of hospitality projects. Thereafter, she joined Rajesh and Ambooken Associates Thrissur ,where she has been working as a project architect. After that she extended her career with Al.Basma United Oman, where She acquired 3 years of G.C.C experience . And then, She started her own venture Mathrika ; emphasising nature inclusive and Contexually inclusive designs. She is currently an Assistant Professor at IES College of Architecture. She is an active associate member of the Indian Institute of Architects (IIA) ,Thrissur chapter."
""Academic Qualification: B.Arch, School of Architecture,GEC,Thrissur. He has worked with eminent architects like Stapati Calicut, DD Architects Thrissur on projects such as Mixed development, Commercial, Residential towers,Office buildings, Institutional & Hospitality, which involves the responsibility of researching, conceptual development, design detailing and coordinating with the team. Areas of interest include Architectural and Cultural Documentation, Photography etc."
Ar. Minna Daniel has graduated from TKM College of Engineering, Kollam and completed her Post Graduation in Planning with a specialization in Housing from CET Trivandrum. Her areas of research interest include climate responsive city planning and also the contribution of building morphology in urban heat islands and its mitigation. She has 1.5 years of teaching experience and also part of the architectural firm â€œChanging Tree Architects'.
Ar. Nikhil Jo Jacob has completed his B.Arch degree from McGans Ooty School of Architecture. He has a professional experience of more than seven years and has worked with eminent architects from Kerala. Also he runs an Architectural Firm 'Changing Tree Architects' along with his wife. He is involved in teaching the students in a friendly and congenial atmosphere to help them develop and evolve as architects with practical knowledge and details.
Ar. Nived Narendran completed Bachelors in Architecture from KAHE, Coimbatore and Masters in Architecture with specialization in Urban Design from College of Engineering Trivandrum. His M.arch thesis was Restructuring the Urban Panopticon to Increase Safety in Rapidly Growing Cities: Case of Gurugram, Haryana, was Internationally recognised at ICCUEURI 2020 :22th Int. Conf. on Creative Urban Environments and Urban Resource Innovations that happened in Rome, Italy. He has worked with eminent architects in Kochi leading various projects related to residential, commercial and adaptive reuse.
She completed her graduation from KAHE, Coimbatore, and did specialization in Urban Design from the College of Engineering Trivandrum (CET). She is a highly ambitious aspirant with hopes of improving her knowledge in major domains of Architecture; Urban Design, Conservation, Interior Design, and also in Landscape Architecture. She is a designer who always wanted to conceive architecture as behavior and lifestyle rather than a profession.
Academic Qualification: B.Arch, School of Architecture,GEC,Thrissur.He has more than 6 years teaching experience in IES College of Architecture .Also, he runs a Design firm 'Mirror Window' which handles architectural projects as well as Product designing. His research interest include material study and its effective use in designs.
Ar. Shafna Maliyakkal is an Assistant Professor with the Institute and has a teaching experience of more than three years. She did her bachelors from Government engineering college, Thrissur. What adds to her experience is her background working as a professional in the field of Architecture.Teaching is her passion and she believes in hardwork and dedication to be the core values along with creativity.Always eager to leverage her experience with students to develop a deeper understanding of the subject, that can be employed in architecture pedagogy.
"M. Arch. (Urban Design), S.P.A Bhopal. B.Arch. (Govt. Engg. College, Thrissur) Areas of interest include, Urbanism in Market Space, Urban Sketching, Urban research and Art. City evolution and its thriving human life never fail to impress me. M. Arch. Thesis- Networking of markets and public spaces in Thrissur city, explores various interventions in urban design that establishes visual and physical connectivity and continuity of public spaces. "
Ar Arsha Gitty George completed her graduation from Govt. Rajiv Gandhi institute of Technology, Kottayam with a Bachelor's degree in Architecture and did Masters in Sustainable Architecture from Central University of Rajasthan, India. Master's degree with a specialization in Sustainable Architecture enabled her to develop strong interest towards sustainable developments. She believes that every day is a new learning experience and her goal is to continually expand her knowledge and design skills in Architecture as well as in Sustainable design at a professional level. She is currently full time faculty at IESCA and is involved in multiple subjects.
Er. Asha krishnan completed her graduation from Government Engineering college ,Thrissur in Civil engineering. She did her masters in Environmental engineering from GEC , Thrissur. She has published her Mtech Project in internal conference held in CET (ICMF). She has a teaching experience of more than 5 years.
Er Sruthy K.S. completed her B.Tech from KRGCEW,Cherthala under kerala University and M.Tech from VAST under Kerala Technical University,specialized in Structural Engineering . Her vision is to 'educate, empower and elevate' . Published M.Tech project in International Journals and presented and published a technical paper in one National Conference.Her area of interests include Earthquake resistant design,Finite Element Analysis,RCC and steel design.
Regins p thomas practicing visual artist having more than 20 years of experienced Media sector(Print & Electronic).He graduated from calicut University,studied Fine arts from Govt College of Fine arts Thrissur and did masters degree from Mysore University, Participated in State/national solo & groupshows,seminars,art camps &residency programes all over India. Won Kerala lalithakala Academi State Award.Art collections India and abroad.