School of Engineering Design building designed by Jeevan V and Benny Kuriakose is one of the buildings in IITM, built for Department of Engineering Design. It is a four storied building with courtyards which permits cross ventilation in each room. The building provides good day lighting and natural ventilation in each room. Use of sunshades on all sides of the building is an interesting features of the building. The use of louvers cut-down the solar radiation. The vast courtyards are linked with the nature outside. Rainwater harvesting is used in the building so as to supply water for different uses.