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Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education

Ph.D – Architecture

The Ph.D. Program in Architecture is concentrated on the creation of understanding in the historical, theoretical, or technological development of architecture, landscape architecture, and historic preservation. Functioning within the environment of a design school in a university background, it is an essential interdisciplinary program, and seeks to explore prospects in the extensive campus to review the terms, methods, and futures of architectural knowledge.

Area of Expertise

Currently our research scholars are working in the following topics:

  • Sustainability in Metro station design
  • The Virtual Design Studio
  • Urban Agricultural and City Planning
  • Rain water drain management
  • Cultural Heritage Assessment
  • Energy effieciency
  • Enhancing sustainaibility through planning principles at garment factories
  • Cultural Influences on Religious Structures
  • Transit Oriented Development
  • Sustainable Housing
  • Open space impact and social cohesion
  • Landscape as a mitigation element to increase the oxygen level or to decrease the pollutants level in the indoor environment
  • Utilization waste plastic as a building material
  • Materials

List of Supervisors
Name Designation Specilization
Dr Lakshmi Thilagam Professor Urban Design
Dr. Meyyappan. P L Associate Professor Structural Engineering
Dr. S. Vanitha Associate Professor Environmental Engineering