Director

Ar. SudhirAcharya, Director
Ar. SudhirAcharya, Director

About

Impact School of Architecture is an initiative by Impact group of Educational Institutions to mentor some of the brilliant minds into architects and enable them play a lead role in the work force of the nation. ISA offers Graduate Programs in Architecture approved by VTU, the largest technological university in India. The courses are conducted under the guidance of experienced professionals who have a distinguished presence in both academics and the industry.


Vision

The Impact School of Architecture envisions itself as an institution working at the cutting edge of modern architectural thought and its various approaches to produce rich and diverse designs and concepts and creative expressions that contribute to the ongoing advancement and evolution of architecture while having a basic concern for human and ecological welfare.In keeping with this vision, the school has the objective of upgrading the current undergraduate program offering to provide postgraduate studies for the advancement of research and innovative design practices in architecture, in a time span of 5 years.

Mission

The Impact School of Architecture was established to advance scholarship and practice architecture through a professional approach to education. It is charged with the mission of developing human capital in architecture with an interdisciplinary orientation. It offers a confluence of relevant knowledge areas bearing upon a problem of interest and strives to create generalist architects who are not only professionals fired by the passion to excel in their fields, but are also contributing members of society who deeply engage the world in the wider social context

Professors

Prof. Ar. Krishnan Bangalore S
Prof. Ar. Krishnan Bangalore S
Prof. Krishnan Bangalore is an Architect based in Bangalore specialized in urban design habitat. Prof. Krishnan Graduated in Urban Design from Pennsylvania State University in the year 1985 and has successfully completed various projects in Bahrain, Thailand, USA and India. Prof has been practicing and teaching since 35 years in various Architecture Schools.
Ar. Chitra Vishwanath
Ar.Chitra Vishwanath
Design Head
Prof. Chitra Vishwanath is an Architect based in Bangalore who works on themes related to ecology and architecture. She has been running her own architectural firm since 1991, working with other architects on many projects in India and Africa. She is now the Principal Architect and Managing Director of BIOME Environment Solutions Private Limited, which has 30 employees. She has been involved in more than 500 projects encompassing construction of buildings of all sizes and water harvesting and sanitation structures with specific relevance to the ecology of the sites. With mud as a basic material input in construction she has designed and built many structures.
Ar. Gautam R.Mundkur
Ar. Gautam R.Mundkur
Prof. Gautam R.Mundkur is the Co-founder and Principal of Mundkur Design - an architectural and interior design consultancy firm. Soon after graduating from Bangalore University in 1980 with a B.Arch. degree, Prof. Gautam moved to Bahrain, where he joined Mohamed Salahuddin Consulting Engineering Bureau (MSCEB) in 1982. He has over 30 years of work experience in the Middle-East, particularly in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
He has organized and lead teams of designers on large multi-use projects, chaired and managed project team meetings that included various other international consultants and client entities. While at MSCEB, he worked as the chief designer for both architectural as well as interior design projects. Prior to leaving Bahrain, he was the Director of the Architecture & Interior Design department at MSCEB.
Ar. Shashikala Mundkur
Ar. Shashikala Mundkur
Prof. Shashikala Mundkur the Co-founder and Principal of Mundkur Design - an architectural and interior design consultancy firm has graduated in Architecture from Bangalore University and worked with Bangalore based Architects, Chandavarkar & Thacker before moving to Bahrain in 1983.
In Bahrain she worked with a local architectural firm for a few years before joining INTEC, an Italian architecture & interior design consultancy, with a branch in Bahrain. Prof. Shashikala has worked on various challenging projects, spear heading a group of designers. The team at INTEC proved to be her admired mentors, changing the way she perceives design. Her experience in design & her intuitiveness in people make her skilled at handling projects, clients relations, contract administration & project management.
Prof. Balaji
Prof. Balaji
Prof. Balaji Digital Architect, Retail Design Expert, Consultant and Coach, Digital Architecture Post Graduate with 16years of mixed experience working across Indian and International architecture& retail sector. Domain experience includes Teaching, Implementing and managing BIM (Building Information Modeling), Business development strategy- Architecture & Retail Design, Property development and property management. Set up new teams, Program management with Due Diligence and Transition. Travelled and worked across 14countries including UK, USA, Europe, Asia.
Prof. Shivani
Prof. Shivani
Prof. Shivani has a Bachelor degree in architecture from RV College of Engineering and a Masters in Architectural Studies from the University of Missouri, with an emphasis on Design with Digital Media. She has worked as a Design Educator at RV School of Architecture and at Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology. Currently she is a visiting faculty at Impact School of architecture. She has worked as an architect, graphic/interior designer in India and the US for a period of 8 years. Her interests are Public Space Design, Universal Design and exploring the idea of place and space in the urban context.

Associate Professors

Ar. Asoka BabuMorla
Ar. Asoka Babu Morla
Ar. Asoka Babu Morla is a Graduate in M.Sc. (PM) from National University of Singapore in 2008 and is currently working as a Project Architect with Multidisciplinary Design capabilities with 10 years of design experience (7Years in India and 3Years in Singapore). His strength and interest in Conceptualizing and execution of large scale Master Plans, Building Design, Design Management, Project Management and Site Co-ordination. Ar. Asok has experience on various large scale projects Pan India and worked as an Architect / Project Manager for Singapore Govt. Projects. My Interests include Design for Barrier Free access Spaces, Sustainable design and design management. I had an experience with University School of Design, Mysore and Sri Venkateswara College of Architecture, Hyderabad as a Regular Jury Member for the Design since 2013 and also conducted Design Work shop at ISA in 2015.
Artist. Krishna Prasad
Artist. Krishna Prasad
Artist. Krishna Prasad is an artist from Bengaluru. Arst. Krishna Prasad started his career in art in 1994, at college of fine arts, Chitrakala Parishath, Bangalore. After his graduation in painting in 2000, he worked in private art galleries in Bangalore. In 2002 started Art House, a place for art and cultural society, along with few artist friends. He is the head of academics at Art House, a visual academy where he train for NATA, NID and NIFT, also amatuare artists in various mediums.
He has also worked at National Gallery of Modern Art, Bengaluru. After NGMA he obtained his Post Graduation degree in Print Making and later started public art education programme from 2010. He designed a unique art education programme that is Discover Bengaluru through Art where studio art practice was boycotted and outdoor art practice started. He is trained in Fresco art from late Prof. Devoki Nandan Sharma, Banasthali University, Rajasthan. He has also practiced various art forms like, Mysore Traditional painting, Ganjifa and Kalamkari art. He has also hands on origami, Dokra Metal casting technique, FRP and other mediums.
His murals are in various residential spaces, Reserve Bank of India, Bengaluru, and International air port Delhi, GE India, and various private institutions across Bengaluru.
Arst. Shashirekha

Arst. Shashirekha

Arst. Shashirekha My name is Sashirekha. I'm a visual artist. I've been practicing art for the last 20 years. Sometimes my art takes its form as prints on fabric, sometimes on walls, then on furniture for kids, or as illustrations... Whatever the material is, its always been a deeply satisfying and enriching journey. Teaching painting for kids or for design students at srishti and now at an architectural college has been a lot of learning in a highly charged environment.

Assistant Professors

Ar. UdayKumar
Ar. UdayKumar
Ar. Uday Kumaris a practicing Architect & Product Designer and has co-founded the Design firm Ayoni Designs. He has professional experience in creative industry including Space, design houses, manufacturers and artisans, doing different roles of that of a skill trainer, researcher and designer. He holds 'Master of Design' Degree from IIT, Guwahati. He won Awards from Nokia Confluence Competition and 'Packinnova' Contest by P&G (Procter & Gamble). His research paper on product design is published in international conference 'ICSEC 2013 at Bangkok'. Out from IIT, he has worked as Senior Architect in Zyeta Interiors Pvt. Ltd and in Sathya Consultants Bangalore.
Ar. Manjunath Butta
Ar. Manjunath Butta
Ar. Manjunath Butta is a practicing Architect & Product Designer has co-founded the Design firm Ayoni Designs. He has a diverse professional experience spanning the entire spectrum of creative industry including retail corporate, design houses, manufacturers, artisans, social enterprises and academia, doing different roles of that of an educator, skill trainer, researcher, designer and maker. He holds 'Master of Design' Degree from IIT, Guwahati. He is a National Award winner from National Innovation Council in an open competition. Out from IIT, he has worked in Wipro Technologies as UI Designer, Science and Technology Park as Designer and taught in Architectural and Design Schools in Hyderabad and Bangalore. He initiated Center for Innovation and Design Management (CIDM) Cell in BMS School of Architecture, Bangalore. His interest lies in Social concern issues.
Ar. Anurag Tamhankar
Ar. Anurag Tamhankar
Ar. Anurag Tamhankar is an architect working in key areas like earth architecture, passive designs, low embodied energy building materials, water management etc. Given the interest in environmental sector he has also done his M Tech in Climate change and sustainable development from Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology University, Ahmedabad. After finishing his Masters, he has been working with Biome Environmental Solutions Pvt Ltd as senior architect. He has given lectures on climate responsive architecture in various colleges for Bachelors as well as Masters Programs.
Ar. Manjula M
Ar. Manjula M
Ar. Manjula. Mwith an experience of 15 years in Architectural field has completed B. Arch. at RVCE, Bangalore in 1998. Then has practiced at M/S Space Design and Décor at Bangalore. She was also working as a Senior Architect in Consulting Architect organizations at M/S Shyamasundar and Manjunath Associates, Bangalore. She has also been free lancing independently. Ar. Manjula was also the HOD of Dept. of Architecture, at Acharya Polytechnic, Bangalore. And also she was Guest Faculty at RVTI and VIFT, Bangalore. Apart from teaching various subjects during her academic schedule she has also successfully conducted seminars and workshop. By Acquiring new technical skill, she is constructively contributing with the fullest utilization of her technical experience and educational background to match the Organization’s growth and strength.
Ar. Priyadarshini
Ar. Priyadarshini
Ar. Priyadarshini Desai is working as Assistant Professor since couple of years with us. Prior to this, Ar. Priyadarshini had been working as a consulting architect at organizations in Gulbarga like Mehta Associates and Aakruti Associates and in Bangalore with Grihavinyaasand SJ Associates. She has worked on projects that include residences, farm houses, layout planning and hospitals. She has also been free-lancing as a Vaastu consultant on a few other projects independently. Just before joining Impact, Priyadarshini was also engaged in teaching at Acharya Polytechnic handling subjects like Architectural design and Building services. Overall Priyadarshini has close to 10 years experience in the field of architecture and has been privy to various changes the construction industry has gone through in the recent past.
Ar. Bharath Kumar Ponnada
Ar. Bharath Kumar Ponnada
Ar. Bharath Kumar Ponnada has a total of 6 years experience in the built-environment industry and worked on Residential townships, Institutions, Mixed use Developments. Ar. Bharath has studied architecture and urban design and is teaching construction and design over the last two years for the under graduate program. He is keen to develop methods of teaching construction that are bodily involved, modeling techniques that can be experienced and verified. His studio teaching involves understanding principles in the natural world as a strategy for architectural design. He is a regular Jury member for University School of Design, Mysore.
Ar. Vasudha Adari
Ar. Vasudha Adari
Ar. Vasudha Adari is an Architect with 7 years of experience in this field. She did her architecture form Andhra University, Andhra Pradesh and graduated in 2009.She worked in Architectural Firm Kenar AEC Company as Design Head and as an in-house Architect of a leading construction company Vishal Projects Ltd., in Hyderabad. She worked on various Residential Gated communities and Commercial Projects both in terms of Architecture and Interior Designs. Since an year she is into free-lancing residential projects and Teaching in Impact School of Architecture.
Ar. Soumya Pai
Ar. Soumya Pai
Ar. Soumya Paiis an architect-interior designer with 10 years of experience in this field. She did her architecture form Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal and Graduated in 2005. Since then, she has worked on various residential, retail and farmhouse projects, both in terms of architecture and interior design, in her professional service of 10 years. Her work has received several recognitions in leading magazines of the country.
Ar. Sumanta Patil

Ar. Sumanta Patil

Ar. Sumanta Patil has studied BArch from BVB college of Engineering and Technology, Hubli and Graduated in 2002. She has been a practicing architect based in Bangalore. She has worked on various residential projects, commercial and residential interior projects before joining our institute as assistant professor. She has also taught in interior diploma institutes for short period in 2014-15.She has professional experience of over 12 years.

Visiting Faculty

Ar. R Ramalakshmi
Ar. R Ramalakshmi
Ar. R RamalakshmiPrincipal Architect at Samvad Design Studio (B.Arch, M.Arch) Having completed her undergraduation from NIT, Nagpur, where she was awarded the Poornima Prize for best outgoing Thesis student, she went on to complete her post-graduation from CEPT, Ahmedabad, winning the Louis Kahn gold medal for her post-graduate research. The research was partially funded by Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India as part of the ‘Digitisation of Hampi’ Project. She co-authored a book published by CEPT University in 2013. She interned at Biome Environmental solutions, Bangalore in 2009 and had a brief stint at RMA, Mumbai as a project Architect. She has since co-founded Samvad Design Studio, a research rigoured architectural practice based out of Bangalore, India. Apart from practice, she has also been involved academically with several colleges.
Ar. Surabhi Shingarey
Ar. Surabhi Shingarey
Ar. Surabhi Shingarey Principal Architect at Samvad Design Studio (B.Arch, M.Arch) A Gold Medallist throughout her undergraduate studies, Surabhi obtained her bachelors degree in architecture from NIT, Nagpur and pursued her post graduation from CEPT, Ahmedabad. She interned at Indigo Architects, Ahmedabad. Noteworthy among her research undertakings include co-authoring a book titled ‘Essays in Architectural Theory and Design’ published by CEPT University in 2013. She taught both under-graduate and post-graduate courses in the renowned LAD college of architecture (now SMMCA), Nagpur. She has since co-founded Samvad Design Studio, a research rigoured architectural practice based out of Bangalore, India.
Ar. Sharath R Nayak
Ar. Sharath R Nayak
Ar. Sharath R Nayakhas obtained a Bachelors degree in B Arch from Manipal Institute of Technology Mangalore in 2002 and has done Masters in Architecture in Chur Institute of Architecture, Switzerland in the year 2007. Ar. Sharath has worked as a freelance Architect from 2003-2004 and as an Intern in Roger Bolthauser Architekten, Zurich in the year 2007. Since 2004 he is with Biome Environmental Solutions Pvt.Ltd as a senior architect.
Ar. Shilpa Adityakiran
Ar. Shilpa Adityakiran
Ar. Shilpa Adityakiranis a qualified Architect Interior Designer and Founder of SA Architecture Studio at Bangalore. With an experience of over 11 years in planning, detailing, designing and coordinating projects, she has worked extensively on corporate commercial interior and Residential Design projects. She is also actively involved in academics in the capacity of a guest faculty in various colleges in Bangalore.
Shilpa is passionate about merging of technology with design and would like to explore the various possibilities in this field. She has satisfied clients creating mesmerizing spaces for residences, offices, commercial building while on board she constantly strives to create a concept that stretches the Imagination. Shilpa is a designer who loves color and life.

Allied Faculty

Ms. Thejaswini B.K
Ms. Thejaswini B.K
Ms. Thejaswini B.K is a Civil Engineer with masters in Structural engineering. She has more than 2 years of experience in teaching field with the subjects handled like Site Surveying and Analysis (for Architecture) and Strength of Materials, Structural Analysis and Fluid mechanics, Hydraulics and Hydraulics Machines, Management and Entrepreneurship, Geotechnical Engineering-II, Pre-stressed Concrete Structures. She has obtained her Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering from Visveswaraya Technological University, and she is pursuing her M Tech in Structural Engineering from VTU. She is working as Assistant Professor in the department of Civil Engineering in Impact College of Engineering and as an allied Faculty in Impact school Of Architecture.
Mrs. Shobana Subramani
Mrs. Shobana Subramani
Mrs. Shobana Subramaniis an allied staff of Impact school of architecture as well as a full time lecturer in Impact Polytechnic. She has done her masters in English Literature from Kerala University and she holds a degree in B.Ed too. She has over 30 years of experience in the field of teaching both in India and Abroad. At ISA she handles communication skills in English for I semesters.
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