About us

The Philosophy

Throughout its 36 years of existence, VCPL has been following the Design Philosophy of Progressive Architecture. We believe in an Architecture, which imbibes the spirit of the past, incorporates the needs of the present and anticipates the hope for the future. Our Architecture is inspired by the rich tradition and culture of our country, not just by the visible elements, but also by the essence of the Architecture, which was evolved over the centuries. The spirit of the tradition is conditioned to meet the functional needs of the present. At the same time, it tries to embrace the fruits of the Scientific and Technological advances to continue its relevance in the future.

THE DIRECTORS

Koshy K Alex – Principal Architect & Managing Director

Vastushilpalaya was founded by Koshy K. Alex in 1986. Zeril Jose joined as a partner in 1992. The Partnership Firm was converted into Vastushilpalaya Consultancy Private Limited in 2002.

Koshy K. Alex was the Gold Medallist with first ever distinction (Record) in Bachelor of  Architecture from Kerala University in 1983. He is registered with the Council of Architecture and is a Fellow of the Indian Institute of Architects. In addition, he is an Associate member of Institute of Indian Interior Designers.

He has been a practising architect since 1986. In 1990, he trained with John Dalton & Terry David, Architects, Plymouth, UK. He has travelled widely, particularly in Europe, where he studied the engineering marvels and architectural legacies of various countries.  He was the recipient of the Best Architect of Trivandrum award in the Southern Regional Conference of Architects in 1996-97.

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Zeril Jose – Chief Architect & Director

Zeril Jose graduated from College of Engineering, Trivandrum in 1987 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture. He is registered with the Council of Architecture and is a member of the Indian Institute of Architects and the Institute of Indian Interior Designers. He was the Project Architect of Kerala State Nirmithi Kendra, practising Cost Effective Building Technology from 1990 to 1992. He has travelled extensively around the World, to study the history of Architecture and Modern Architecture.

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