Kala Choyimani Kandiyil

Associate Professor

Manipal School of Architecture and Planning

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    VSO Coordinator

    ICAS Coordinator

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
B. Arch. n/a T.K. M. College of Engineering 1998
M.Arch. General Architecture VidyaVradhans IDEA College 2010

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
VidyaVardhans IDEA College, Goa Assistant Professor Teaching April 2008 to Feb 2011
FOA,MAHE Assistant Professor Selction Grade Teaching March 2011- Sep 2016
Faculty of Architecture, MAHE Associate Professor Teaching Sep 2016 to present

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Adaptive thermal Comfort of Children

Area of Research

Sustainable tourism development, Tribal Architecture, Alternate building Construction

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • COA life member (CA 99/25332)
  • IIA associate life member (SL No:13498)

Work Experience

Organisation Role Tenure
Self Practice Architect 1998 - 2008

Primitive Invention of Mankind: Earth Architecture, Case Study at Wayanad, South India

Article published in 'International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering', August 2012, ISSN 0974-5904, Volume 5, No. 04(02), Page 1010-1014

Pristine Settlements of Todas at Nilgiris, S. India: Design Guidelines

Article published in 'International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology (IJRET)', ISSN 2277-4378, Volume 2, No. 05.

Occupants' Comfort in School Buildings

Article published in 'International Journal of Chemical, Environmental & Biological Sciences (IJCEBS)', ISSN 2320-4079, Volume 1, Issue 4

Critical Gap in Research on Adaptive Thermal Comfort of Children in Primary School Buildings

Article published in 'International Journal of Advances in Mechanical & Civil Engineering ', ISSN 2394-2879, Volume 3, Issue 2

Tribal Architecture: To Enhance Economic Potential of the Country

Article published in Proceedings of 'International Conference on Innivative Trends in Science, engineering and Management', ISBN- 9788192958047

    Architecture for comfort

    2013-26-10

    New Indian Express, 26 October 2013, Bangalore Edition. <a href="http://epaper.newindianexpress.com/177176/The-New-Indian-Express-Bangalore/26-October-2013#page/22/2">Architecture for comfort</a>