Periyar School of Architecture


5 year architectural undergraduate program affiliated with Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University.

Periyar School of Architecture, Delhi is being mentored by Ar. Premendra Raj Mehta, former President of Council of Architecture and his practice partner Shri Ar BD Dahiya. They bring with them forty years of experience in practice. The School of Architecture is affiliated to Indraprastha University and has approval of Council of Architecture to Commence five year B.Arch program from academic Session 2021-2022. The school is located in South Delhi in the Jasola Institutional area and is easily accessible by the Violet and Magenta lines of the Delhi Metro Rail Network.

The design philosophy of PERIYAR SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE derives from the definition of Sustainable Development - environmental, economic and social development over generations. With an emphasis on 'Green technologies" and eco-friendly ways of developing the built environment the department strives to focus on urban regions- the engines of economic development while highlighting cultural overtures of architecture and its role in defining the grammar of the built environment.

Aims and Objectives:

  • To impart contemporary architectural education to meet the aspiration of the society in a creative manner.
  • To promote original thinking and to unleash the imaginative potential of young minds
  • To become a platform of social transformation through architecture and its education.
To provide quality graduates in architectural education that strongly contributes towards the development of responsible, educated and creative Architects who are fully equipped to create a better environment through unique and effective architectural planning and design.
The mission of Periyar School of Architecture is to provide a dynamic professional education platform in architecture emphasizing excellence education, research and service to the community.

  1. Ar. Premendra Raj Mehta
    Ex-President, Council of Architecture
  2. Mr N Muralikumaran
    Chairman, McGan's Ooty School of Architecture
  3. Mr. V Sundararajalu
    Structural Engineer& Professor, PMIST, Thanjavur
  4. Mr Sunil Chhabra
    Co-Founder, Brandwrks Foundry
  5. Mr Anburaj V
    Board Member, Periyar Maniammai Institute of Science & Technology, Thanjavur

Ar. Brahm Dev Dahiya
Mentor, Periyar School of Architecture

Ar. Brahm Dev Dahiya graduated from School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi in 1975. After working in India and abroad, he started his firm called Design Action Group in New Delhi. The firm has since 1979 completed major architectural projects including Maharaja Surajmal Institute, Connaught Place Redevelopment Project and New Delhi Railway Station. He has also taught at Aayojan School of Architecture and Vastu Kala Academy. He has held the post of Chairman of Indian institute of architects and UP Architects Association Noida Chapter in the past. HE has voluntarily worked to design shelters for natural disaster victims in 2001 Bhuj Earthquake and 2005 Sri Lanka Tsunami.

Ar. Premendra Raj Mehta
Mentor, Periyar School of Architecture.

Ar. Premendra Raj Mehta has led major architectural projects across India including Connaught Place Redevelopment Project, IIT Roorkee buildings, NIT Hamirpur Hostels, Low Cost Housing in Jabalpur and India’s Exhibition Pavilions at Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Johannesburg, etc. He served as President of Council of Architecture and was member of research council of CBRI Roorkee for six terms. He has been a visiting professor at School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi. He has been on Quality Council of India committee called nABET and has also been on the Technical Mission for Hosuing for All for the Government of India

Ar. Sanjib Sengupta
Design Chair, Periyar School of Architecture

Ar. Sanjib Sengupta graduated in 1979 from Jadavpur University. He has worked with renowned architect Dulal Mukherjee, Post and Telegraph Department followed by a long stint in CPWD (Central Public Works Department) where he also worked for Andaman and Nicobar PWD, Arunachal Pradesh PWD etc. He has worked on many prestigious projects of CPWD including their Parliament House Annexe Building. He has also been Secretary of Delhi Urban Arts Commission and also been Chief Architect at NDMC. He has taught at Vastu Kala Academy, Lingaya’s Faridabad and SUPVA, Rohtak. Since October 2016, he is in active practice at Design Action Group.

Ar. Raja Singh
Assistant Professor, Periyar School of Architecture

Ar Raja Singh has worked on multiple projects including Printing Press and Visitor Centre for DSGMC, Saras Heritage School, Noida and Fish Feed Factory at Manipur. He is also actively involved in shaping Architectural Public Policy and has spoken at National Seminar in Vigyan Bhawan by CPWD and School of Planning and Architecture, where he has also been visiting faculty. He has actively research inclination and has worked on public Health, Ventilation in the Built Environment . An alumni of NIT Trichy and PTUm he is also currently undertaking research at SPA Delhi.

Ar. Mohd Anas Arif
Visiting Faculty, Periyar School of Architecture

Ar Anas has been Project Architect working on Core Architectural Design Projects having more than 3 years of Experience working with Design Action Group & B.D.P. India. He has a Specialization in core architectural projects for last 3 years. Thorough experience in all aspects of design and detailing. He has successfully completed multiple high end and low budget interior design and architectural design projects, which include Core Institutional + Recreational + Industrial Design projects.

Ar Mousumi Biswas
Visiting Faculty, Periyar School of Architecture

A Civil Engineering Graduate from IIEST, Shibpur, Kolkata (1991) and Post Graduate in Structural Engineering from City University, London (1995). Over 29 years of experience in detailed engineering, structural design and analysis. She has been in the teaching profession since 2014, in the field of Structural Engineering. The core consultancy fields include structural analysis, design and engineering of multi- storeyed office complexes, shopping and multi utility complexes, residential buildings, and industrial buildings. She is currently the Director and Owner, M B Private Limited, New Delhi which is a Civil Engineering Design and Consulting company primarily working for Building, Housing, Real Estate and Industrial sectors. She is also a visiting Professor, School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi she has also been a at Structural Consultant, VSPB Associates, (Architects), New Delhi

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