Eugene Pandala

Eugene Pandala is an Architect, Urban Designer and Heritage Conservator. His passion for Natural Heritage conservation, transposed him to explore deeper into Affordable sustainable development and Architecture. A BBC story described architect Eugene Pandala’s work as “a glorious return to tradition, deftly adapted to modern-day needs”.

Known to be an architect sensitive to environmental needs, Mr. Pandala has found inspiration in vernacular approaches in his country, and has created several beautiful projects. His buildings establish a relationship with nature, they are not ostentatious, they are climate-friendly.

Eugene Pandala started his career as an educator founding head of the second Architecture school in Kerala in 1985, while having his architectural practice all along.His active role in INTACH as its State Co- Convenor, helped to promote and strengthen Cultural and Natural Heritage conservation movment in kerala, and he is a permanent invite of the Art and Heritage commission, Govt. of Kerala since it was constituted.In 2011, Lalith kala Academy awarded him the First Laurie Baker Award.In 2008, Inside Outside Design Magazine awarded him The Designer of the year award for Eco friendly buildings.In 2005, Inside Outside Design Magazine awarded him Commendation award for Thiruvananthapuram East fort Heritage conservation project.