gia Faculty

Prof.Abhimod K

• Born, as the son of an eminent architect, who has a professional legacy of 55 years with an excellent professional and academic background.
• Graduated from the prestigious University of Madras with Post graduation in Architectural Conservation and pursuing PhD on Earthquake Resistant Design.
• Fellow in Indian Institute of Architects, Institution of Valuers, Indian society of Lighting Engineers, Member of Indian society of Technical Education, Member of Institution of Indian Interior Designers, Independent Member of International Council on Monuments and Sites.
• A National level Chess player who has represented the state multiple times.
• Interested in travelling, sketching, exploring places.
• His creative aptitude extends as an Art Director in the film industry.
• He is an independent consultant on RERA.
• Involved in a variety of expos, conducted workshops and was part of World bank projects.
• His expertise and leadership is the key inspiration for the tomorrow’s young architects at GIA.

Prof. Ar. Gokhula Kannan M

• A graduate from REC Trichy (NIIT, 1987-1992) with a post graduate degree with Distinction in Interior Designing from Dr.MGR University, serving as the Head of the Department at GIA.
• Has 25 years of excellence in professional practice and multidisciplinary projects from design to execution.
• Interested in forms and evolution of geometry in space planning, he is an artist with love for travel and music.
• A promising and inspiring academician, who is passionate on teaching architecture, is keen on imparting his vast knowledge of practical experience to mould the students to a realistic approach along with the academic training.

Ar. Kiran Kumar

• A graduate from the University of Mysore with 8 years of academic experience and 20 years of practical experience in critically acclaimed and award winning projects ranging from residential, educational, commercial and high-rise buildings.
• An Architect passionate in creating environment friendly society using modern technology motivates the budding architects to be an efficient generation.

Er. Amarnath M

• Graduated from Karpakam College of Engineering and Sree krishna college of Technology with Masters in Structural Engineering.
• Has an excellent practical experience under INS associates, handling numerous onsite projects.
• Interested in structural based design and coordinating onsite projects, he is a promising academician with efficient teaching skills.

Er. Reshma Chandran T

• Graduated from IES college of Engineering, with masters in Geotechnical engineering, has many years of academic teaching experience.
• Fellow in IGS (Indian Geotechnical Society, cochin chapter) and TPC (Technical Program Committee, Japan)
• A young vibrant academician interested in geotechnical exploration with the ability to instil structural knowledge in Architectural students.

Ar. Monisha

• Graduated from TKM College of engineering and did masters in Landscape Architecture from MEASI, Chennai.
• Got years of academic and professional experience with excellent results.
• Passionate in travelling, sketching and designing with student moulding abilities.
• Excellent multidisciplinary skills and team coordination ability.

Ar. Muhsin

• Graduated from Mohd. Sadhak College of Architecture and persuing Masters at SVS,Coimbatore specilaised in Advance Aechitecture.
• Got years of excellent professional experience at reputed firms like L& T, Mahindra and is having a private own practice.
• Excellent presentation skills and leadership abilities and a higly motivating professional for students with wide experience and expertice.

Ar. Benedict Suresh


• Graduated from Thiagarajar college of Engineering, Madurai and did Masters in Architecture Pedagogy from Sreemathy Manorama Mundle College of Architecture,Nagpur.
• With years of experience in teaching and professional set of skills to guide students to excel in architecture.

Ar. Ernie Victorvaz

• A graduate from NIT, Trichy with years of professional experience in reputed firms like L&T, EGIS Rail India, FBA Architects Australia, Mahindra Consulting India and running his own Advait architects, in Chennai.
• An acclaimed Artistic Architect with an expertise in Airport design, Metro-rail design, bus terminal and other commercial architecture, had conducted many exhibitions at Lalithakala Academy.

Ar.Sarath Mohan

• Graduate from Govt.College of Engineering, Trivandrum and specialised in urban design with a Masters degree.
• Interested in Urban development and related disciplines
• Passion for photography, travelling, trekking, travel sketching
• An exceptional asset in inspiring budding architects with efficient team coordination skills.
• Professional experience of many years at various firms, including own practice

Ar.Sruthi Lakshmi

• Graduate from Govt. College of Engineering Thrissur, with a professional experience of excellent background at Good Earth builders, Calicut.
• Intrested in dance,professional music and architectural space planning.
• Passion for fashion designing, event organising and festival palnning.
• Very charming persona with multidisciplinery skills and student counceling abilities

Ar.Rahul C

• Graduate from TKM College of Engineering with Masters in Urban and Rural planning from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkie.
• Intrested in urban and rural gvernance.
• Passionate in sports and painting.
• A promising professional with efficient caliber and coordination skills with wide a range of managerial abilities

Ar Vinay Kumar Mekala

• Graduated from JNAFA Hydrebad with years of professional experience.
• Intrested in travelling, music and design
• A higly motivatived person who has a passion for acting and other creative streams of artistic expression.

Ar.Anand SJ

• Graduated from MES School of Architecture with years of academic teaching experience.
• Had a carrier as an animator which later helped in architectural visualization.
• Varied set of skills in coordination and documentation, a promising person in moulding young professionsla to the field of architecture
• Intrested in sketching, music and crafts with a passion for interior designing and creative writing.

Ar.Anilkumar M

• Graduated from National Institute of Technology, Calicut and persuing PG in Advanced Architecture from Karpakam University, Coimbatore.
• Having a successful professional practice of excellent thirteen years ranging from residential, commercial and group housing projects.
• Passion for low budget housing and keen interest in Interior designing.
• He is a higly motivating academetian with promising knowledge to impart various skills in students.