National Award for Excellence in Architectural Thesis 2020-21

We take immense joy in informing you that Abishek Raj, Alumni of Csoa (batch 2020) makes it to the top 3 winners of the National Awards for Excellence in Architectural Thesis for the year 2020-21 conducted by the Council of Architecture. Thesis Topic: Reconception of railway station – Madurai Guide: Ar.Vijaykumar Sengottuvelan The intent behind Read more about National Award for Excellence in Architectural Thesis 2020-21[…]


  We are in the news! From Winter at C.A.R.E Workshops, 2019. We are published in designboom. We call it the ‘O’Shell’. It is a prototype from the ‘Procedural Design II’, a Winter Workshop, mentored by Balaji Rajasekaran (dMac Group) and coordinated by the C.A.R.E Design Cell. Winter at C.A.R.E Workshops is conceived as the medium Read more about ‘O’Shell[…]

Procedural Design II

  Based in engineering sciences and appropriated by the design field. the potential of physical forces becoming an agency of design have been demonstrated by a number of legends over the last century. This workshop will explore two dominant avenues of research and knowledge — empirical learning via prototyping of human scaled spaces and objects. Read more about Procedural Design II[…]

Photogrammetry & Technical Imaging

5 days of discussions and explorations, towards understanding the Photogrammetry and technical imaging, specifically towards conservation and heritage documentation. Two professionals signed up for the workshop as well. We visited the neighborhoods at Srirangam, Udayarpalayam palace and its temple.   By Student Mukundan. I had the privilege  to attend the workshop twice and learned twice Read more about Photogrammetry & Technical Imaging[…]

Timbrel Vault Workshop

Ar. Peter Rich & Ar. Senthilkumar Doss [24 – 28 November] Timber vaulting workshop   By Ar. Pintto George E A THE DAWN It all started with a simple catenary curve. In the beginning a brief study and experiments were done on catenary, It’s nature and behaviour. “a catenary arch has the ability to withstand Read more about Timbrel Vault Workshop[…]