Jinu Kurien


Assistant Professor, Architecture Department
Email: jkurien@mes.ac.in

  • B.Arch.
    1998: Pillai College of Architecture (University of Mumbai)
  • Certificate Courses
    2020: Teaching Histories of Built Environments, CEPT Research and Development Foundation Aesthetics & Philosophy
  • Philosophy
    2011: Art and Science, Mohile Parikh Center
  • Film Appreciation
    2010: An Introduction, Mohile Parikh Center
Research and Consultancy
  • Principal Architect, DesignWorks, 2004 – to present
  • DesignWorks is an award winning, cross-disciplinary practice offering services in architecture and communication design. The practice is primarily engaged with projects from corporate, real estate and institutional sectors for clients like Unilever, Siemens, Godrej Properties, Vestas, Tata Teleservices, to name a few. In recent times, the practice has won competitions to design workplaces for Roche Diagnostics, Network 18 and Seagate Technologies

Humanities, Architectural Theory, Design Dissertation

Important Publications


  • Paper Presentation: Sustainability in Design Conference, Bangalore, 2011
  • Poster Presentation: Designing for Children Conference, Mumbai, 2010


  • Indian Architect & Builder, Young Architects Special, 2003 Mumbai Mirror, 2008
  • Indian Architect & Builder, 2012
  • C W Interiors, 2015
  • Let’s Talk – GPL Design Studio Magazine, 2016
Awards and Recognitions
  • IIID Godrej Innovations Award, 2012
  • CIE Award for Excellence in Workplace Design, 2018
Personal Website and Social Media