Mr. T.S. Ramani Sankar is the Founder Partner and Chief Architect of Sankar & Associates.
He graduated with his B.Arch. degree in 1964 securing first rank in the University, winning three gold medals for academic and architectural excellence including the coveted L.M. Chitale Medal for Design, and has over 50 years of experience in the field of architecture and planning. He is a Fellow of the Indian Institute of Architects and a member of the Council of Architects, New Delhi. He has also been an Honorary Professor for architectural studies at several universities.
Mr. Ramani Sankar has been chosen as Architect of the Year by the Indian Institute of Architects twice, in the years 1992 and 1997. In addition, he has been honored for his professional excellence by the Tamil Nadu and Kerala chapters of Indian Institute of Architects, and by various other industry bodies and community organisations.
Mr. V.P. Ponnuswami
Mr. V.P. Ponnuswami has been Partner at Sankar & Associates since 1986 and heads the Structural Design arm at the firm.
A graduate of University of Madras in 1978, and a member of the Institute of Engineers (India), Mr. Ponnuswami has nearly 40 years of experience in structural design, quantity surveying, and tendering. His expertise lies in the design of textile mills, sugar mills, paper manufacturing, engineering industries, and multi-storied RCC framed structures, and his knowledge and experience in civil engineering is well acknowledged by his peers and clients alike.
Mr. Siddarth G. Sankar
Mr. Siddarth G. Sankar has been Partner at Sankar & Associates since 2003 and heads the Architecture arm at the firm along with Mr. T.S. Ramani Sankar.
He graduated in the year 1997 from Manipal Institute of Technology with a B.Arch. degree, and subsequently completed his M.Arch. from State University of New York, Buffalo, USA. Mr. Siddarth Sankar’s professional experience includes two years of working with C.J.M.W. Architects, Winston Salem, USA, where he focused on the architectural design and campus planning for universities such as such as University of North Carolina at Greensboro, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University at Raleigh for their various expansion initiatives. He has also had a brief stint as a professional architect in Singapore.
Mr. Siddarth Sankar’s architectural design of Firebird Institute of Research in Management is a winner of the prestigious J.K. Award for best design in the public spaces category, and two of the residences he has designed have been featured among the 50 Most Beautiful Houses of India by White Flag Publishing. His works are a regular feature of several reputed architecture and design magazines and publications.