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Name : Dr. Sumam Panjikaran Antony

Department : Architecture

Designation : Professor

115 Residency Nagar Asramom P.O Kolam:2


Office Phone: 04742712924

Mobile: 9447018792


115 Residency Nagar Asramom P.O Kolam:2


  • B.Arch -1991- University of Kerala
  • First Rank in Masters in Housing-1998-College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Successfully defended & secured Ph.D in Church Architecture under the Guidance of Dr.Ranee Vedamuthu,AnnaUniversity, Chennai on 22/1/2014

Professional Experience

  • 25 Years of Professional Experience in Teaching Architecture
  • 2 Years of Professional Experience as consultant in Nirmithi Kendra
  • 6 Months experience as Architect in SIDCO
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Research Interest

  • Housing
  • Church Architecture

Ongoing PhDs.

    Consultancy and Sponsored Projects

      Awards and Honours

      • Awarded Doctorate in Philosophy under the Faculty of Architecture and Planning in the 35th Annual Convocation ceremony conducted on 5th November 2014 at Anna University,Chennai
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      Membership in Professional Bodies

      • Registered Architect under Council of Architecture
      • Associate member of Indian Institute of Architects
      • Life member-Indian Society of Technical Education

      Duties and Responsibilities

      • n]{Member Board of studies -PG-Kerala University 2018- to continuinig}[n
      • Head of Department of Architecture, July 2014-to July2016
      • Senior Advisor for 2000 and2012 batches
      • Member College Council
      • Member, Alumni Association-2013-2014
      • Member Anti Ragging Cell 2013-2014
      • Head of Department of Architecture,January 2006-September2008

      Teachng History

      • Teaches varied subjects like
      • Housing
      • Architectural Design
      • Building Materials&Construction
      • History of Architecture
      • Cost Effective Technology
      • Architectural Acoustics

      Courses and Training Attended

      • Contemporary Technologies for Water and Wastewater Management 7.1.2019 to 12.1.2019
      • Sustainable Architecture:Beyond the Rhetoric,CET(Trivandrum)-18.12.2017 to20.12.2017
      • 3rd international conference on Materials,Mechanics and Management,CET 13/07/2017 to 15/07/2017
      • Building More Skills for better life and work 31-05-2016 to 4-06-2016}[n]{Tropical Landscape Design 08-03-2016 to14-03-2016}[n
      • Emerging Trends in Construction and Maintenance of Structures-16-3-15 to23-3-15
      • Urban Design-Opportunities and Challenges -India17-11-2014 to19-11-2014
      • Geographic information systems and applications in Civil Engineering 25-7-2013 to27-7-2013
      • Separation Techniques in process industries 16-12-2013 to 20-12-2013
      • Managing Research in Architecture &Town planning 6-12-2010 to11-12-2010
      • Methodology of Teaching Architectural Design 28-2-2007to2-3-2007
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      Book Chapter:

      • Church Architecture of Kerala-under compilation

      International Journals:

      • SumamPanjikaran and Ranee Vedamuthu-An Evaluation of spatial organization of church Architecture of Kerala,during the 16th-17th centuries-Iournal of the Institution of Engineers India,Series-A, Vol.94,No.2,pp123-130,2013-Springer Publications
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      National Journals:

      • Sumam Panjikaran, and Ranee Vedamuthu “The Architectural lineage of East Syrian Churches and Roman Basilicas;— its influence on the Church Architecture of Kerala” Journal of the Indian Institute of Architects Vol.76, No.12, pp 25-29 December 2011
      • SumamPanjikaran and Dr.Ranee Vedamuthu-The Architectural expression of a Cultural Symbiosis-Kallorkad St. Marys Forane church-a case study.ABACUS,Monsoon,Vol.7,No.2,pp99-106,2012
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      International Conference:

        National Conference:

        • National Conference on Innovative Materials and Techniques in Civil Engineering-NATCON-2015 on 20/2/2015
        • Paper presented on 'The need for conserving Historic buildings and spaces' at the two day national seminar on Heritage & Conservation at Sathyabhama university ,Chennai ON 4/7/2012
        • Paper presented on 'The relevance of conservation of natural resource' at the seminar on 'Mass Housing' at TKMCE,KOLLAM
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