Kuili Suganya, Conservation Architect
Kuili is currently pursuing a PhD (since 2016)
in Landscape Archaeology at NIAS (National Institute of Advanced
Studies). Her doctoral research aims to understand the
inter-relationship between various elements of the landscape and
built form with a particular focus on water systems.
She completed her Master of Science in
Structural Analysis of Historic Constructions from Minho
University, Portugal and Master of Engineering from Czech
Technical University, Czech Republic in 2007 and Bachelor's
degree in Architecture in 1999 from Bangalore Institute of
She also continues to work as an independent conservation
consultant and in the past has collaborated with Pankaj on a
number of projects.
Kuili has exclusively focused on specializing
in various techniques of Documentation and Condition Assessment
of historic constructions suited to the Indian region.
As a research scholar in an attempt to
emphasise the continuity of built heritage and cultural values
she undertook an independent study on the historic town of
Melukote in parallel to other projects as a site architect. The
European Commission's international fully funded Erasmus Mudus
scholarship in 2007 enabled her to undertake the master's
She is registered with Council of Architecture, India.