Fulbright scholar at Karpagam University

Professor JosephI. Aranha  

Joseph I. Aranha, Professor, College of Architecture, Texas Tech University, the United States, is at the Karpagam University, Coimbatore, on a six-week tenure to collaborate on several academic and research issues.

According to a release, the main highlight would be the execution of the rural design project “Learning from Tradition”, an architectural documentation, analysis and intervention / development of Puravipalayam village near Pollachi.

The main objective of the project is to analyse and identify issues and concerns relating to the built environment and locate areas for sustainable architectural intervention. The design ideas will be presented in a public forum and to the District Administration and non-Governmental organisations.

Mr. Aranha will also collaborate with the faculty and students on curriculum and institutional planning.