Ar. Biju Kuriakose
Biju Kuriakose co-founded architectureRED, an architecture and urban design firm based out of Chennai along with Kishore Panikkar. Having studied architecture in Mumbai, Biju received his Masters Degree in Architecture and Urban design from Pratt Institute, New York.
His current projects include developing master plans for three townships in TamilNadu, a mixeduse masterplan for the city of Salalah in Oman,a1.5millionsfaffordable housing development in chennai as well as multiple institutional buildings within the Crescent University, Chennai and multiple housing projects of varying scales.
architectureRED has won many national as well as international design awards including the World Architecture News Award for the “Best Urban design project” in 2009 for the masterplan of Nordhavnen in Copenhagen as well as IIA National Award in 2016 for “Airport city” in Oman. In 2015, architectureRED made it to AD50, a selection of the top 50 design firms in the Indian sub-continent by Architectural Digest magazine.
Prior to founding architectureRED, Biju was an Associate and Design Director at FXFOWLE Architects, a leading architectural, planning and urban design firm based out of New York.
Biju has been invited to several prestigious forums including Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance- New York, Pratt Institute and Columbia University, NY, as a speaker and studio critic. He currently teaches at School of Architecture and Planning, Anna University, Chennai as an External studiocritic.