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MONISHA S asst_prof

Experience

Educational Qualification

  • B.ARCH - TKM College of Engineering Kollam, 2005-2010
  • M.ARCH (LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE) - School of Architecture and Planning (SAP), Chennai, 2013-2015

Work experience

  • Senior Landscape Architect, Mahindra Consulting Engineers Ltd, Chennai, August 2018 - September 2019
  • Assistant Professor, Global Institute of Architecture, Palakkad, July 2015 - February 2018
  • Architect, Architrendz Design Team, Karunagappally, April 2013 - June 2013
  • Lecturer, Government Polytechnic College, Adoor, July 2012 - March 2013
  • Architect, Architect’s Consortium, Trivandrum, October 2010 - July 2012
  • Intern Architect, Insight Architects, Trivandrum - 2008

Subjects Taught

  • Basic Design, Architectural Design, Interior Design, History of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Theory of Design, Vernacular Architecture, Building Materials & Structural System, Traditional Architecture, Working Drawing.

Technical Proficiency

  • AutoCAD, Sketch-Up, Lumion, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Microsoft Suite - Office 365

Achievements

  • Won the National level design competition for the development of Mahapurush Sankardev Cultural Complex, Assam.
  • Won the “Best Student performer” award from Anna University.
  • Organized a national level symposium – YUGA 2017, at Global Institute of Architecture as faculty convener.
  • Conducted a workshop on “Thinking Design” at SVS School of Architecture, along with Ar.Mahesh Bangad and Ar. Muhsin.
  • Conducted a seminar on Landscape Architecture at YUGA 2017.
  • Participated in 58th Annual NASA Convention held at Surat, February 2016.
  • Attended annul ISOLA conference held at Marriott hotel, Bangalore, Jan 2016.
  • Attended the international summit “SASDC” held at SPA Bhopal, November 2015.
  • Mentor faculty of the shortlisted entry for student competition “SASDC” held at SPA Bhopal, November 2015.
  • Participated in the International Conference on “Tropical Urbanism” held at Trivandrum, Sep 2015.
  • Actively participated in the National workshop on “Design Thinking in Landscape Architecture” at BNCA

Research Interest

  • Restorative urban open spaces, Brownfield Development, Design Thinking, The role of landscape in local and regional planning, Sense of Place, Cultural Landscapes, Phytoremediation.

Professional Memberships

  • COA (Council of Architecture)
  • ISOLA (Indian Society of Landscape Architects)

Publications

  • Landscape Planning and Ecological Restoration of Pallavaram Lake - M. Arch Thesis
  • Landscape Planning and Design For Environmental Remediation of Industrial Pollution - M. Arch Dissertation
  • Regional Landscape Planning of Thiruneermalai - M. Arch Study Paper
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kannur - B. Arch Thesis
  • Lime as a building material - B.Arch Thesis