Meet The Panelist For Seminar On #GreenDesign In Interior Architecturere : Professor Krishna Rao Jaisim

Here is a brief profile on Ar. Krishna Rao Jaisim .He will be present in The Seminar On Green Design In Interior Architecture organied by ABID.


Personal Life:

  • Born 1944.
  • Married 1970, to
  • One Daughter- Ashwini Jaisim (MA Psychology, IIID member)
  • Schooling –
  • Madras Christian College School (1960)
  • Bachelor’s of Architecture (1966, Madras University)

May 2014Working Life:

  • FOUNTAIN HEAD completes 43 years in 2013
  • 1980 to Now
  • Returned to India – took up the home of his ancestors – Bangalore
  • 1975 to 1980
  • Challenged – adventure into a new dimension of the Building Industry – Overseas – Muscat,
  • Venturing into spheres of import and distribution of Building Materials, from Running Scheduled Contracts to running a Stone Crusher and Fabrication  Unit
  • 1970 Inspired by the writings of the legendary Ayn Rand, founded practice under the name JAISIM – FOUNTAINHEAD
  • The practice from 1970 to 1975, grew, winning a National Competition for the Cochin Stadia, Presidents Nomination for the Small Industries Pavilion and the Prestigious ’TAJ Fisherman’s Cove’
  • 1966 to 1970 worked with Chartered Architects – L M CHITALE & SON, Madras


  • NDTV Lifetime Achievement Award in Architecture (March 2014)
  • Award for Dedicated Services in the field of Civil Engineering from CIVIL-AID


  • JK Cements AYA- Chairman’s Award (20th AYA) (August 2011)
  • Award for Best Commercial Architecture (2008) CNBC Awaaz Crisil Real Estate Awards
  • Nature’s Friend Award (2007 )

Centre for Green Building materials and Technology

  • Lifetime Achievement Award (2007)

For Outstanding Performance in the field of architecture awarded by PAA (Practicing Architects’ Association)

  • International Gold Star Millennium Award (2007)

International Conference on Indo-Nepal Friendship and Economic Co-operation at Kathmandu

Durian Society Interiors Design Award (2004)

For  Outstanding Contribution  in  Interior Architecture

–       J K AWARD – Architect of the Year (1992)


Council of Architecture (CA/75/1790).

Fellow – Indian Institute of Architects (F 5738)

Chairman of IIA-KC 2007-2010


Fellow – United Writer’s Association

Fellow – Indian society of lighting engineers Fellow – The Indian Institution of Valuers, India Charter President – Rotary Club – Cubbon Park

  1. President – Practicing Architects Association Member (Treasurer) – Board of Governors –INSTRUCT Advisor member – Structural Engineers World Congress

Professor (Design chair) – B M S C E – Dept. of Architecture Professor (Design chair) – B M S S A – Yelahanka

Board of Governors – Oxford School of Architecture

Board of Governors – School of Architecture and Planning – Baroda Advisor – Centre for Applied Research and Education, S A P Tiruchi Member – College of Architecture, Trivandrum (C.A.T)

Design Chair – McGAN’s School of Architecture – Ooty Visiting Professor to Colleges of Architecture   Member – International Affairs Board of  IIA Member – Indian Institute of Interior Designers Member Review Committee – HUDCO



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