November 30, 2019

The Portuguese Ambassador visited Kerala last week. He visited some historic sites in Kollam which was one of the earliest Portuguese settlements and met the Hon'ble Bishop Dr. Paul Antony Mullassery at the Bishop's house. Our Finance Minister Dr.T.M Thomas Isaac, KCHR...

November 21, 2019

Went to places where the boats are made in a traditional way along with Rubin DCruz and Nowshad Padiyath as part of setting up the Alappuzha Maritime Museum. Most of these vessels are made for the members of the royal family in the gulf countries. Lot of modifications...

November 19, 2019

This was a house we designed few years ago in a village near Mayavaram. The house has many Chettinad architecture elements and mainly uses the columns recycled from old houses, which the client had already collected. The main house has two bed rooms with a large courty...

November 17, 2019

One of the highest floods in Venice happened last week (187 cm above the sea level) and 90% of the city was flooded. More than 20 million tourists visit Venice every year. The crypt of the St. Marks Baslica was flooded for the second time. The earliest highest flood of...

November 15, 2019

I am getting many applications for job/internships every month. Many of them sends the application twice or even more times. With so many colleges, this will be the case with most of the firms. Many aspirants wants to learn from me and are keen on joining the office. I...

November 10, 2019

I had a meeting with Sri Arif Mohammed Khan at the Raj Bhavan on Friday. I explained about the Muziris Heritage Project and showed him a detailed presentation on the same. He is very much interested in history. He agreed to visit our project area in December.

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November 3, 2019

Although I am not a regular teacher, I am interested in sharing my knowledge and giving talks. Last week, I gave three talks - one at Intach Heritage Academy, Delhi, Kerala State Institute of Design, Kollam and Zonal Student Architects’ Meet in Trivandrum. Now I am att...

November 1, 2019

My dream was to become a photographer, but the fact that I got into designing of buildings, my interest in photography waned. I bought a Pentax MX Camera with the first scholarship I got when studying in Plus 2. I had a black and and white enlarger at home where I took...