The Indian Institute of Architects Kerala Chapter is in existence for the last 23 years. The Chapter is one of the very active Chapters of IIA in the country. The IIA Kerala Chapter got the Best Chapter Award for the activities of the year 2009.
The following are the main projects for the term 2009 & 2010.
1. The Green-I Movement – A campaign for sustainable lifestyle and care for environment. Green-I Movement is the flagship project for the term 2009-2010. Sri Shashi Tharoor, Sri. Resul Pookutty & Smt.Usha Uthup are Brand Ambassadors for the movement. As part of the movement Green Brigade Forums are launched at the various Centres of Kerala.
2. The Indemnity Insurance Scheme for Architects.
3. The ’Samaswas’ project – a welfare scheme for Architects.
4. The workshop on Sustainable Technologies & practices at Auroville, Pondichery.
5. The Inter Centre Cricket Tournament for the members.
6. The E-cataloguing for the products.
7. The IIA- Teri green Workshop at Thrissur, 9th January 2010.
8. The Chapter Convention at Trivandrum during September, 2009 are some of the important projects.
One term in IIA is for 2 years. The Chairman for the current term (2009-2010) is Ar. Lalichan Zacharias, Cochin & the Hon. Secretary is Ar. Roy John, Cochin.