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Arkadia, Kusumagiri P.O, Kakkanad, Cochin, India. Pin: 682030

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Ramesh J Tharakan

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.

B.Arch (Bachelor of Architecture), School of Planning and Architecture,
New Delhi, 1973

Associate, Indian Institute of Architects
Member, Council of Architecture.
Founding member, Intach, Cochin

Has been on the Advisory panel of many governmental and non – governmental organisations, especially in the tourism sector.

One of the founding members of INTACH Chapter, Cochin and I.I.A Centre, Cochin

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