22. Insight Architects, Trivandrum
Ar. Sajju Muhammad is the principal architect at Insight Architects. The firm is involved in projects of various scales from residences, commercial complexes, religious buildings, hotels to interiors.
23. Idea Design, Kochi
Biley Menon and Chitra Biley are the principal architects of this firm. Both the architects were gold medalists for their theses in their masters’ programme. Chitra, having worked under Prof. Shaheer has a considerable experience of landscape design with in depth knowledge of plants and horticulture. Their projects include parks, wellness centers, resorts, orchids, etc.
24. Humming Tree, Calicut
Ar.Mohammed Afnan and Ar.Arun Shekar founded Humming Tree; a creative studio for art, architecture and urbanism at Calicut. Their works include product design, residential, commercial design, and resorts. This award winning firm has residential, commercial, hospitality and product design projects in its portfolio.
25. Habitat Technology Group, Trivandrum
This is largest NGO in the shelter sector in India committed to sustainable building solutions and green and humane architecture. The designer of more than 100,000 green buildings including townships, disaster mitigation projects, rehabilitation and resettlement projects, public offices, schools and hospitals was established in 1987 in Kerala. The group was the creator of the largest earth building (600,000 sq. ft.) in Dhaka for the Christian Commission for development of Rural Bangladesh in 2008. The organization has a group of 400 architects, engineers and social workers and has 34 regional offices spread all over India with project offices in Nigeria, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, etc.
26. George Design
Founded by Jacob George, the studio believes in resolving form and function as one, rather than form being an afterthought. Their projects include residences, resorts, Tech Park, mall and offices. Born and raised in Singapore, Jacob George completed his GCE “O” level from Anglo-Chinese School and then left for New Delhi to do his architecture. After graduation, and working for 4 years, he went to New York City to pursue graduate studies in architecture, after which he worked in the US for several years. He came back to India as a partner in an established practice in Cochin, and started his own firm in 2013. While architecture is his principal pursuit, Jacob also has a second business: he designs and manufactures high end speakers in Cochin. The factory also produces furniture and interior products, as Jacob works as an industrial designer as well.
27. Foxgreen Consulting LLP, Trivandrum
This is a professionally managed Design, Build & Management firm providing end to end consultancy services in the field of Project Management, Architectural Design, Landscape Design, Turnkey Project Delivery, and Development Advisory Services.
28. Finder Studio
A design consultancy firm dealing in visual design and architecture, Finder Studio is based in Trivandrum.
29. Fahed + Architects, Kochi
A multi award winning firm founded in 2005, Fahed + Architects has offices in Dubai, Kochi and Bali. Their works range from urban planning, landscape, architecture to furniture design. The firm has won many national and international accolades. The principal architect, Fahed Majeed, is a RIBA Chartered Architect.
30. Eugene Pandala
Eugene Pandala is one of the top 10 architects in India practicing sustainable and ecofriendly architecture. He builds using mud and his works show an influence of Hassan Fathy, whom he got a chance to meet during college days at SPA, Delhi. The award winning architect has to his credit many residential and hospitality projects. The firm has also done heritage conservation and adaptive reuse projects.
31. Environmental Creations, Trivandrum
Founded as Environmental Creations in 1998 by Ar. TM Cyriac, the firm is now called Cyriac & Company. Before starting his full time practice, he was actively involved in academics, documentation, research, theory and design. The firm’s early projects like Spice Village, Coconut Lagoon greatly shaped the language of upcoming tourist resorts in Kerala. Their portfolio includes residential, institutional and hospitality projects.