Ar. Pritish P – Principal

Ar.Pritish P , graduated in 2002 and completed his Master of Planning in 2004. He is currently pursuing Ph.D in NIT Trichy. He has been into academics since 2011 in various institutions. He has been heading an institution having a strength of 640 students before joining RRSA.

Ar. Sriraj Basavaraju

Bachelors in Architecture from RVCE, Bangalore and Masters in Architecture from UNSW, Australia, he started his own firm in 2005 called ‘Realm Architects’ in Bangalore. Ar. Sriraj Basavaraju believes that life is a journey and that one must live it to the fullest. He has been the principal architect for a decade and has worked on a good variety of projects. On the other hand, he has shown keen interest in the field of academics – He was formerly the HOD/Dean at Impact College of Architecture and was also teaching at RVCE. He also writes for the architecture column in Deccan Herald and is an extremely passionate biker. He believes that integrity, sincerity and dedication are the basic virtues that any human being should possess and that these values form the crux of life.

Ar. Elza D'cruz - Associate Professor

Pre-PhD coursework (enrolled 2017, Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology)
M.Arch Urban Design (2010, R V College of Engineering, Bengaluru)
MSc Sustainable Development (2010, Sikkim Manipal University)
B.Arch (2003, College of Enginering Thiruvananthapuram)
She is engaged in mentoring design studios and teaching history and theory of Architecture. Her major emphasis and interest lie in developing an understanding of nature, human aspects and urban sociology as the basis to design of built environment. She has written papers on urban design in historic precincts. She is a recipient of the Prof. P. C Alexander memorial Award for the best outgoing student in Architecture at the Government College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram and IIA Gold Medal for students in Architecture from IIA, Thiruvananthapuram Chapter.

Ar. Shivakumar – Associate Professor

M.Arch Landscape Architecture (2016)
B.Arch (2008)

Completed B.Arch from PDA COLLEGE OF ENGINEERIN, GULBARGA IN 2008, worked with RAMAMURTHY, HOMBALI AND ASSOCIATES, BANGALORE  from 2008 TO 2011 and started my own practice from 2012. Master  degree from university visvesvaraya college of engineering (uvce), bangalore and engaged teching in aditya academy of architecture and design from 2015 to 2017 Joined RR SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE, BANGALORE aug 2017

Ar. Chandrahasa Reddy - Assistant Professor

Masters in Construction Management (2005)
B.ARCH (2003)
Completed his B.Arch from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad in 2003. Since then he has been a member of Council Of Architecture, India. Did his Masters in Construction Management from Swinburne University of Technology, Australia in 2005. He has good working experience in various branches in construction in Australia, India & United Kingdom

Ar. NavneetGaba – Assistant Professor

Philosophy : “A Human: Clean and Green within and outside An Architect: with Values and looking forward watering budding architects.

Qualification : Bachelor of Architecture, VNIT Nagpur (1991-1996)

Experience : Founder and Principal Architect @ NAVARTH ARCHITECTS

Over past 15 years, worked with reputed architects in Delhi & Bangalore in areas of Residential, Commercial and Institutional to name a few.

Sandhya B K

Education : Bachelor degree from University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering (Bangalore University,2009) and a Master degree in Urban Design from RVCE (V.T.U 2013) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental Law through Distance Education from National Law School University of India in 2011.

Have been engaged in teaching Architecture Students over the last two years and main interests lie in History of Architecture and

Sustainable Design.

Worked on various Residential and Interiors Projects.

Loves travelling and exploring New things.


Education : Bachelor of Architecture in 2010.Masters of Architecture in Urban Design from RVSA Banglore.

In 2013 she joined University School of design, Mysore as Assistant Professor .The journey of teaching & learning continued for period of two years along the practice.

Further she joined McGansOoty School Of Architecture, Nilgiris as Assistant Professor for academic year.Shecurrently has moved to Banglore& joined RRSA as Assistant Professor with the same passion to learn more & share more ofher skills of teaching.

Ar. Srushti Goud – Assistant Professor

M.Des - Interior Architecture (2015)
B.Arch (2013)
She completed her B. Arch from M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology in 2013 and securing the gold medal. She has an International Masters in Interior architecture and Design (History, Theory and Criticism) from CEPT University, Ahmedabad. She received a CEPT-Kohler scholarship to undertake her Master’s research thesis in the field of temples, an enquiry into the use of geometry and its parametric validation. Her expertise includes knowledge of research design and communication, history and theory of architecture and computational design. Apart from academia, she runs a small practice and is an independent researcher.

Ar. Venugopal V G – Assistant Professor(Visiting)

VENUGOPAL V.G. is a Bangalore based Visual Artist having completed his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting from Chamarajendra Academy of Visual Arts, University of Mysore with a Gold Medal and Master of Fine Arts in Printmaking from Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath, Bangalore. Since 2000 he has been a practicing artist working in various mediums of Visual Art like Drawing & Painting, Printmaking, Illustrations and Animation based Video Art. He has 4 solo shows to his credit: ‘Now Showing’, Chitrakala Parishat’, Bangalore (2003); ‘Monologues’, Gallery Blue Spade, Bangalore (2010); ‘Factual Fictions’, Gallery Veda, Chennai (2016) and Hastakshar Art Gallery, The Westin, Pune (2017). He has been exhibiting his works in many National and International shows and participated in several workshops, camps and seminars in art such as National Exhibition of Art, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi; Bharath Bhavan International Biennale of Print-Art, Bhopal; Kyoto International Woodprint Association (KIWA), Kyoto, Japan (2011); ‘Magmart VII’ Video Art Festival, Naples, Italy (2012); ‘Sethusamudram Residency’, Theertha International Artists’ Collective, Colombo, Sri Lanka (2010); International Artists’ Camp organized by ‘Tellus Art’, Sweden in association with Directorate of Art & Culture, Goa (2013). ‘BETWEEN THE LINES – Identity, Place and Power’ Waswo X. Waswo collection of Indian Printmaking curated by Lina Vincent Sunish, NGMA, Bangalore and Mumbai (2013); ‘MEMORABILIA’ curated by Lina Vincent Sunish, Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore (2014); ‘LOST IN TRANSITION’ curated by Avijit Dutta, Harrington Street Arts Centre, Kolkata (2014); ‘FOODS-2015’, International Video Art Festival, Magmart, Naples, Italy (2015); ‘MORPHOLOGY OF ARCHIVE: Connected Histories of Goa’, Museum of Goa (2016). He is a recipient of KK Hebbar Art Foundation Gold Medal in BFA from University of Mysore (1998); National Lalit Kala Akademi Scholarship, New Delhi (2000); National Scholarship, Dept. of Culture, Govt. of India, New Delhi (2002); H.K.Kejriwal Young Artist Award, Bangalore (2007); Printmaking Fellowship, Karnataka Lalithkala Academy, Bangalore (2010); Camel Art Foundation Award, 12th Southern Region Exhibition (2010) and ‘Magmart VII’ Video Art Festival Award, Naples, Italy (2012). He is also been involved in teaching Visual Art in various institutions since 2004. Lives and works in Bangalore.

Ar. Prashanthi Ajila – Assistant Professor(Visiting)

Qualifications : B.ARCH (2005)
Has Graduated from L S Raheja School of Architecture, Mumbai in 2005. Has worked extensively in Architecture and Interior Design projects over a decade and has spanned genres of residential, hospitality, commercial, entertainment, retail, sports, education and luxury segments over various parts of the country. Loves Photography, Travelling, Trekking and teaching.