About Faculty

Core Faculty | Visiting Faculty

M.P. Manohar
  • Professor of Architecture

  • Email: designman@gmail.com

  • B.A. in Lit. (Madras Christian College, Madras University, Chennai)
    Visual Communication (NID, Ahmedabad)

  • Manohar is presently a freelance designer and has vast experience with carpentry work. He has been teaching fine arts, crafts, photography and recycling waste materials and held workshops for more than twenty years now. He has also worked as a cameraman, model-maker, furniture designer, interior designer, project officer and design manager. He has also helped in creating the syllabus of various art programmes in India.

Ranjan De
  • Ranjan De has 27 years of work experience as an art director and creative mentor. He has also worked as a visiting faculty for various design schools. His portfolio also comprises working as a freelance journalist, writing reviews on books, food, art and interviewing personalities for various newspapers in Chennai. His interests and expertise include photography for research institutes and publishing houses, illustrating children’s books, painting, graphic design, making products from recycled materials and theatre set design.

Niyas Abdul Sathar
  • Mr.Niyas was educated in SAP, Chennai and has 27 years of experience in the field of architecture. He has a special interest in Art and its application in Architecture. He is interested in studying and encouraging vernacular architecture and in developing low-cost housing.

P. Sundara Pandian
  • Sundara Pandian has almost ten years work experience working as design engineer, consultant and as an educator. He has worked on projects involving water distribution and road networking. He has taught both undergraduate and postgraduate batches on structural design and analysis and building materials.

Takbir Fatima
  • Email: takbir.fatima@gmail.com

  • B.Arch (CSIIT SAP, Secunderabad) March + Urbanism, DRL (AA School of Architecture, London)

  • Apart from the above mentioned qualifications, Takbir also has a diploma in AutoCAD, 3D Studio Max, ArchiCAD, Revit Building and Adobe Creative Suite. She has a wide experience both as a professional and an academician. She has also handled independent projects and participated in various competitions during her education and professional years. She was involved in her institute’s magazine and has freelanced for fullhyd.com.

Adjunct Faculty

Tahaer Zoyab
  • Email: tahaer@tripleostudio.com

  • B.Arch. (SAP, Anna University, Chennai),
    M.Arch. in Architecture and Urban Design (Columbia University, New York City)

  • Kinetic Architecture,
    Parametric Design

  • Tahaer Zoyab is the Creative Director and Founding Partner of Triple O Studio which is based in Chennai and focuses on multi-faceted design. He also has work experience of three years working on residential and housing projects apart from being involved in graphic and product design. He has also been a guest faculty to other institutes in Chennai.

Anupriya Subbian
  • Email: anupriya@tripleostudio.com

  • B.Arch. (SAP, Anna University, Chennai),
    M.S.in Interior Design (Pratt Institute, New York City)

  • Anupriya Subbian is the Creative Head and Founding Partner of Triple O Studio based in Coimbatore, India, that focuses on multi-faceted design. She has work experience of three years working as an architect and as a rendering and graphic artist. Her experience includes residential and institutional architecture and interior design, and design illustration, rendering and graphic design.

Venugopal Subramanian
  • Email: venusubramanian@gmail.com

  • B.Arch. (SAP, Anna University, Chennai),
    M.Arch. in Urban Design (CEPT, Ahmedabad)

  • Venugopal Subramanian is presently a project architect with Rajendran Associates in Chennai. He has also worked in Ahmedabad and Australia as a research assistant for CEPT and Deakin Universities respectively. He has been involved in tourism projects, urban planning projects and the Chennai Metro Rail Project. His interests comprise on research and analysis of urban issues in India.

Jeevanandham S
  • Email: jeeva@tripleostudio.com

  • B.Arch. (SAP, Anna University, Chennai)

  • Jeevanandam is an associate architect with Triple O Studio in the Chennai branch. He has worked as a freelance architect and model maker. He has work experience in residential projects.

G. Saravanan
  • B.Arch. (Sathyabhama University, Chennai)

  • Saravanan has five years’ work experience as an architect with various firms, of which he has served as the assistant manager in Studio 7 for almost two years.

Kathiresan.M
  • Assistant Professor

  • Email: Kadhir_mano@yahoo.co.in

  • M.Arch in Urban Design (University of Nottingham, UK),
    B.Arch (SRM Engineering College, Anna University, Chennai)

  • Evaluate the role of governance, implementation strategies and policy effectiveness in determining the physical, social, and economic character of evolving urban India.
    Inquiry into synergetic relationship between Religion and architecture

  • Kathiresan Manoharan is an architect and urban designer who believes that good architecture has to process an element of courage in order to provoke positive change. He believes that architecture needs to be flexible enough to respond to future changes in use, lifestyle and demography centred on extending the boundaries of the possible, whilst combining quality and affordability. He has worked in leading architectural practices in India and possesses experience in institutional, mass housing, sustainable satellite settlements, and commercial projects.