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Pass percentage of our students during "April/May 2022 - Anna University Examinations" is 92.23% (After Revaluation)   
iTech EXPO - 2023 new        Programmes Offered

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About PSG IAP

Architecture is more than just building design; it's about creating spaces with sense, soul, sanctity, life, and character and an architect evolves them by skilfully integrating art, science, and engineering through an infinite ingenious process. With the objective of nurturing such ingenious minds, PSG IAP offers architectural education with unique pedagogical approaches which perfectly blend traditional principles with modern and advanced technologies.


Vision
To achieve excellence in Architectural education, and nurture architects with ingenuity, intelligence, and integrity to face global challenges to serve industry and society.
Mission

  • To facilitate active learning and vocational training.
  • To encourage and promote questioning spirit and 'can-do' entrepreneurial attitude.
  • To foster industry - institute collaboration.
  • To ignite passion for creative work and selfless service towards a sustainable world.
  • To provide intellectually stimulating environment, conducive for research.
  • To establish a State-of-the-art comprehensive design institute.


Above mentioned objective, Vision & Mission is being made possible through our multi-layered approach comprising of:

  • Strong Faculty Team
  • Expert Panel of Architects
  • Association with Eminent Architects of the Country
  • Lectures, Workshops, and Seminars
  • Outreach
  • Travels and Study Tours
  • State-of-the-Art Infrastructure

Principal
Ar. K. VENKATESH KUMAR,
B.Arch. (NIT, Trichy), M. Arch, Landscape (CEPT, Ahmedabad) (Gold Medallist), M.B.A. (Finance)
PSG Institute of Architecture & Planning (IAP)
Avinashi Road
Neelambur
Coimbatore - 641 062.



Ar.K.Venkatesh Kumar, is an urbanist, with around 23 years of professional experience in the field of Architecture, Urban Planning, Urban Designing, Regional Planning, Master Planning & Landscape Architecture. Prior to joining PSGIAP , he was associated with some of the renowned Architectural & design firms like Christopher Charles Benninger Architects, Pune, OIKOS Bangalore, LOCUS and with various multinational Planning & design firms like iDeCK, EGIS, IL&FS IDC, JURONG & STUP. Ar.K.Venkatesh Kumar was also academically associated with various Architectural Institutes across India.

Design Chair
Name
: Ar. Sangeet Sharma
Designation
: Professor Design Chair
Qualification
: B.Arch., M.Arch., Hon.Doctorate from Berkeley University
Experience
: 31+ Year(s)

Core Faculty
Name
: Ar. Thushara G. Nair
Designation
: Associate Professor
Qualification
: B.Arch., M.L.Arch. (SPA Delhi)
Experience
: 13 Year(s) 7 Month(s)
Specialization
: Architecture, Landscape Architecture

Name
: Ar. C. B. CIBI
Designation
: Associate Professor
Qualification
: B.ARCH (SAP, CHENNAI),
  M.ARCH DESSAU INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTURE, GERMANY
Experience
: 9 Year(s) 5 Month(s)

Name
: Ar. K. RAJAGOPALAN
Designation
: Assistant Professor
Qualification
: B.ARCH (ANNA UNIVERSITY), P.G.Dip Product Design
Experience
: 14 Year(s) 0 Month(s)
Memberships
: Executive Committee member(2021-23) IIA Coimbatore Chapter,
  Secretary (2021-23) IIID Coimbatore Centre

Name
: Ar. P. HEMAMBIKA
Designation
: Assistant Professor
Qualification
: B.Arch., M.Arch.(SAP,Chennai)
Experience
: 5 Year(s)

Name
: Mr. D. Kumar
Designation
: Assistant Professor
Qualification
: M.F.A (Master of Fine Arts)
Experience
: 9 Year(s) 11 Month(s)

Name
: Ar. Lakshmi Lakshman
Designation
: Assistant Professor
Qualification
: B.Arch., M.Arch (Gold Medalist)
Experience
: 2 Year(s)

Allied Faculty
Name
: Dr. K. Pramila
Designation
: Professor
Qualification
: M.A.,M.Phil.,Ph.D(ELT), Ph.D (Soft Skills)
Experience
: 25 Year(s) 2 Month(s)

Name
: Dr. R. S. Sankara Subramanian
Designation
: Professor
Qualification
: M.Sc.(Maths), Ph.D
Experience
: 23 Year(s) 2 Month(s)

Name
: Dr. M Arun
Designation
: Associate Professor
Qualification
: B.E (Civil), M.Tech, Ph.D
Experience
: 13 Year(s) 4 Month(s)

Name
: Mr.N.Sethunarayanan
Designation
: Assistant Professor (Sr. G)
Qualification
: M.A., M.Phil
Experience
: 9 Year(s) 11 Month(s)

Staff Profile

Ms. Caroline Sarah
Librarian

Mr. P Vijayakumar
Admin Assistant Cum
PA to Principal

Mr. S. Gunasekar
Office Assistant
Chief Advisor and Member of Governing Council

  • Ar. CHRISTOPHER CHARLES BENNINGER, Principal Architect CCBA Designs, Pune.


Mentors Cum Expert Panel

  • Ar. SHIVDUTT SHARMA, FOUNDER & PARTNER M/s. SD Sharma & Associates, CHANDIGARH.
  • Ar. SANGEET SHARMA, ,PARTNER M/s. SD Sharma & Associates, CHANDIGARH
  • PROF. RANJANA MITTAL, FORMER DEAN, SPA, NEW DELHI
  • Ar. GAURAV SHOREY, Founding Member of GRIHA Rating system, MD.,PSI-Energy
  • Ar. PRABHAKAR C., Founder & Principal Architect ,ICON Design Studio, COIMBATORE.
  • Ar. KAMALAHASAN RAMASAMY, founder and principal architect of CUBOID,COIMBATORE
  • Ar. MAHESH RADHAKRISHNAN, FOUNDING PARTNER, MOAD, CHENNAI
  • Ar. SENTHIL KUMAR DOSS, PRINCIPAL PLAY ARCHITECTURE, BANGALORE
  • Ar. KIRITI SAHOO, Area Convener, Sustainable Buildings (SRC), TERI, Bangalore

         PSG IAP has also associated with eminent National level Architects, Architectural firms, from Pune, Bangalore, Chennai, New Delhi, Ahemedbad, Coimbatore and experts from the various specialisations including Green Building, eneregy effiecency, sustainability, Computer aided design development etc.

Events
PSGIAP is proud to be associated with one of India’s leading architects, Prof. Christopher Charles Benninger (Principal Architect CCBA designs, Pune) as our Chief Advisor and Member of Governing Council. Prof. Christopher studied Architecture at Harvard and Urban-Planning from M.I.T. and was also teaching in Harvard before settling in India. Ar. Benninger is one of the founders of CEPT Ahmedabad, founder of Centre for Development Studies and Activities in Pune and has been associated with various leading Institutes of the country and internationally
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As part of PSGIAP Expert Lecture series Expert Lecture Number 5 was delivered by International Award winning (Winner of several International awards including recent Work Architecture Festival Award 2022 at Lisbon) Ar.Senthil Kumar Doss, Founder & Principal Architect, Play Architecture, Bangalore.
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Architect Arun Prasad Prakashan, Principal Architect & Founder of Arun & Associates, Coimbatore was the Chief Guest of Induction 2022. Ar. Arun Prasad is a Gold Medallist in Masters from SPA Delhi & B.Arch from MIT Manipal. He is one among the leading architects of the city with around 24 yrs of professional practice and among the pioneers to introduce pre-cast construction technology in large scale architectural projects, he was also Chairman of Indian Institute of Architects (IIA) Coimbatore chapter, He was also member of Board of Studies Anna University.
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B.ARCH Induction 2022 at PSGIAP was held on 30.10.2022 with Ar.Arun Prasad, Founder and Principal Architect of Arun Associates, Coimbatore as Chief Guest and was presided by our honourable Management Trustee Shri.L.Gopalakrishnan in the presence of Principal PSG IAP, Ar.K.Venkatesh Kumar, Secretary PSG ITech, Mr.P.V.Mohanram and Principal PSG ITech Dr.G Chandramohan.
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A grand valedictory function for induction 2022 was held at PSG IAP Studio 1.First half of the 6th day of Induction/ The valedictory day started with jury of design hunt event introduced on the first day of the induction in which students are asked to identify an element or space or a building within the campus which interests them and explain the reasons for their interest with architectural terms.
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PSG IAP Celebrated Navaratri Festival on Oct 1st 2022. Occasion was made more special as it also coincided with PSGIAP’s one year commemoration (PSG IAP was started in September 2021).
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The Managing Trustee, Shri.L.Gopalakrishnan, Design Chair Ar.Sangeet Sharma & Principal, IAP., Ar.K.Venkatesh Kumar Reviewing the works of B.Arch First year students by Architect Ar.Sangeet Sharma.
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Ar. Kamalahasan Ramasamy, B.Arch degree holder from Anna University and with Masters in International Architectural Regeneration and Development at the Oxford Brookes University, has more than 20 years of experience in the field of Architecture and has specialised in Heritage Conservation Architecture. Ar. Kamal through his conservation approach has brought back many dilapidated heritage buildings to life. He received the national award, instituted by HUDCO (Housing and Urban development Corporation), Government of India, for his works on the conservation of Chettinad mansions and he is also an active member of Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) and Indian Institute of Architects (IIA).
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Ar. Mahesh Radhakrishnan is one of the profound young practicing architects of Chennai. He is the founding partner & Principal Architect of MOAD - The Madras Office for Architects and Designers. Ar.Mahesh received his bachelors degree from National Institute of Technology in Tiruchirappalli and was a research scholar at the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation in Germany. He is also visiting faculty for the postgraduate and undergraduate programs of Architecture and Planning at Schools across India. He has been a guest critic at the University of Sydney and New South Wales. Ar Mahesh is part of PSG IAP’s Expert Panel of Architects guiding and mentoring our students in various of the course curriculum.
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Architect Kirti Sahoo, a graduated in B.Arch. from NIT Trichy and M. Arch from University of Arizona, USA (2008), is a specialist in Climate sensitive Building Design and Natural Ventilation Design. Ar.Kirti has vast experience in Sustainable Architecture and Green Buildings for more than 14 years. His experience in research and consultancy has been shared with various academic institutions including NIT Trichy. He is currently associated with PSGIAP as part of Expert Panel and as Visting Faculty. Ar.Kirti guides PSGIAP in various capacities as mentor, advises in establishing labs, Instruments, software and hardware up-gradation etc.
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Ar.Balaji Rajasekaran is an architect, researcher, maker, and academician who is the principal of dMac.Group Kumbakonam. He has got international exposure through education and work experience. Ar Balaji Rajeshekaran with M.Arch from AADRL London, has close to 10 years of experience in Architectural Design, Research and Academics and specialised in parametric design. He is Director of Center for Innovation & Technology, at CARE and academically associated with many national & international institutes. He believes, research is the foundation for design & creation and the process of research is enriched through the field of academics.
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Ar.Lakshmi Rajasiddharth, Founder & Principal Architect, VISTA Architects & Interior Designers, Coimbatore presented an Expert Lecture on “Women in Architecture”. Ar.Lakshmi an Architecture graduate from NIT Nagpur specialized in the field of interior designing and landscaping. Her designs are in the lines of geometric forms, play of light and shadow with a mix of materials, colours and texture, thereby creating a unique design. She loves creating Indian contemporary furniture. Have designed & executed numerous projects in various categories like residence, educational institutes, hospitals, office spaces, large auditoriums, theatres and other commercial buildings.
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PSGIAP Principal, Ar.Venkatesh Kumar, presented a special lecture on “Basics of Appreciating Architecture” which enabled the students to get an idea on appreciating Architecture through appropriate terminologies, components, Isms, and elements. This was also an orientation to various Architectural Terms (Scale, proportion, form, shape, texture, Balance, Order, symmetry, hierarchy, harmony, repetition etc.), Isms used as part of Architectural Theory/ Principles of Architecture/ Introduction to Architecture etc. Based on this session, students were asked to apply them in appreciating the Building/element/space they have selected within the campus as part of the Design Hunt Game.
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Soft launch of the PSG Institute of Architecture and Planning was held on 18th September, 2021. Inauguration of the architecture block was done by the honorable Chairman PSG Institutions, Shri G R Karthikeyan and Shri L Gopalakrishnan, Managing Trustee, PSG & Sons’ Charities.
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Gallery
  • Institute of Architecture & Planning
  • Institute of Architecture & Planning
  • Studio
  • Classrooms/Lecture Halls
  • Library
  • Model Making Workshop
  • Computer Aided Design LAB
  • Lobby
  • The concept of Cloud
Student Activities & Works
64th Annual NASA Meet - Bangalore

  • PSGIAP NASA Team at Christ University Bangalore
  • Origami Workshop
  • Origami Workshop
  • Seminar Sessions
  • 3D printing - workshop
  • 3D printing - workshop
  • Artwork - Space & Space workshop
  • NASA Moments
  • NASA venue for culturals
  • Namma Metro - Bangalore
  • 4th Annual NASA Meet - Bangalore

Anaikatti Study Visit


Design Jury by Design Chair Ar Sangeet Sharma & Principal Ar K Venkatesh Kumar


1st Prize in National Level Architectural Photography Competition


Achankulam Site Visit


Measure Drawing of Heritage structure


Design Installation - The Cloud


Design Installation - Be the Hive


Design Installation - Hanging Garden


Design Installation - The Wave


Rammed Earth Workshop at Auroville


Exploring Historic Indian Architecture at Mahaballipuram


Study of Auroville Schools-OLI


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