Architect's CV

Expertise Includes

  • Design detailing and project management of various types of buildings including town planning projects like.
    • Institutional and Industrial Area Development
    • Campus and Layout planning
    • Master plan with integrated services
    • Star Hotels
    • Hospitals, Clinics, Nursing homes
    • Theatres, Cinemas and multi- purpose Auditoriums
    • Science Museums and Art Galleries
    • Multi – storied Office buildings and Commercial complexes
    • Temple Complex with Religious buildings
    • Public Transportation buildings – Railway stations.
    • Residential apartments & individual bungalows
  • Exposure to all engineering services including plumbing, electrical, water supply, drainage, air-conditioning and fire fighting.
  • Effective – co-ordination with structural, landscape and other – consultants.
  • Strong and effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Academic experience as external examiner for architectural design and drawing to a number of educational institutions.

Professional Experience

Kalai Vrikshya Architects
Anna Nagar, Chennai – 600 040.
(Earlier known as Plan-Yr-Home)

Private Practice 1993 – Till date

Consultancy and campus planning for major prestigious Institutions Like

  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Chennai
  • Adiparasakthi Charitable Medical Educational & Cultural Trust, Melmaruvathur
  • College of Science, Kalavai, Kancheeepuram
  • Sai Dharsan Trust Koduvalli, Chennai
  • Consultancy for Government Agencies
  • SAMB – State Agrigultural & Marketing Board
  • Southern Railway, Chennai
  • ECGC – Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India

Consultants for major builders and many private companies

M/s. Gherzi Eastern Limited, Bombay - 1991 to 1993

Resident Architect – Chennai

As Resident Architect, fully in charge of

  • Architectural Design
  • Interiors
  • Engineering Services Coordination
  • Project Management Coordination

Four Star Hotel

  • Quality Inn Aruna, Sterling road, Chennai

Central Library Building

  • Indian Institute Of Technology Campus, Chennai(Design Competition Project)

Office Building

  • Corporate Headquarters, Rane Cathedral Road, Chennai

Industrial Projects

  • Canteen Building, RANE Velachery Factory Complex
  • Layout & Admn. Building, AUDCO (India)
  • Master Plan and Factory Building, AUDCO (India) at Butterfly
    Valves Factory Complex near Kancheepuram

Pioneer building Syndicate Pvt. Ltd., Santhome, Chennai 1990 to 1991

Senior Architect, Head of Architectural Department

Design and Handling of

  • Multistoreyed  Apartments
  •  Low cost and row housing
  •  Shopping and Office Complexes

Vergis Oomen Architects, Chennai 1989 to 1990

Handled Design and Detailing of

Institutional Building

  • Jeevan Jyoti Centre for Physically Handicapped
  • International Guest House, YWCA

Industrial Building

  • AICAM Engineering, Vandalur

Residential Apartments

  • Valmiki Nagar, Flowers Road, Wallace Road, etc.

Alex R.Y Charleson Architects, Chennai 1983 to 1989

Handled design of various projects like

Institutional Projects – Campus Planning and Design

  • Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli
  • Karunya Institute of Technology, Coimbatore
  • School of Architecture & Sculpture, Mamallapuram
  • Womens University, Kodaikanal

Science Museum

  • Science and Technology Centre, Kotturpuram (Design Competition Project)

Industrial Projects

  • Factory complex Planning at Ampattur, Guimmidipoondi

Cinema theatre Projects

  • Twin cinema theatres at Egmore Chennai (Alkent)
  • Arcot Town
  • Gudiyatham Town

Star Hotel Project

  • Hotel Kodai International At Kodaikanal

Hospital Projects

  • Ayurvedic Hospital, Pappinissery
  • Polyclinic in Cannanore

Educational Qualification

Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture in 1983 from School of Architecture and Planning, Guindy, Madras University


  • Registered with the council  of Architecture, New Delhi – CA/85/9512
  • Assiciate of the Indian Institute of architecture, Bombay – A/6529
  • Licensed Surveyor – Class I – corporation of Madras -  RA/75

Architectural Awards :

  • Design Competitions at "NASA" Student Architects National Convention at Hyderabad and New Delhi respectively.
  • Science and Technology Centre with Planetarium -  Kotturpuram, Chennai.
  • Bharathidasan University Campus, Thiruchirapalli.
  • Karunya Institute of Technology, Siruvani, Combatore.
  • School of Architecture and Sculpture, Mamallapuram.
  • Womens University, Kodaikanal - Master Plan.
  • New Central Library - Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai.
  • Science and Technology Centre with
    Planetarium - Kotturpuram, Chennai.
    Design Competition Model - (Winning Entry)

  • DGP Police Headquarters
    Design Competition - Study Model.

  • New Central Library - Indian Institute
    of Technology, Chennai.
    Design Competition Model - (Winning Entry)