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 Technology, Bengaluru.

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 degree.

She is registered with Council of Architecture, India.


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