Ramesh J Tharakan – Founding Partner/Architect
RJT is known as the father of Modern Kerala Architecture, his style embodying a unique assimilation of the old and the new. With many firsts under his belt, RJT genred the adaptive reuse conservation processes of the Fort Kochi Bungalows and the modern Kerala residences with vernacular aesthetics. He is also one of the founding partners of the INTACH, Kochi Chapter. Under him, Design Combine fashioned itself as a School of Architecture with many young architects of Kerala having trained under him.