Vinod Pillai

Vinod Pillai


A senior level Architect, with rich experience garnered over 11 years in the profession, in varied aspects of commercial, residential, industrial architecture.Dynamic design-team leading skills developed from handling projects of varied scales, from conceptual design/presentations to design development, production and site execution stages. Expert in architectural production and design management with an in-depth knowledge of local/ international building codes & regulations. Specialized experience in ‘township-scale’ residential developments along with vibrant involvement in design development of high-end hotels. Exposure to Interior design projects involving planning, site coordination & procurements.Academically inclined and always interested in studies on environmental tribulations on habitable spaces, having authored a few papers on prevalent issues.Currently involved in large scale master planning projects in Abu Dhabi, in the role of design reviewer, advising and approving architectural consultants for building permits, in addition to contributions in development of master plan reports, demographic analysis & land use studies. Pursuing a masters degree in sustainability and environmental management. Interested in and actively developing skills in energy-modeling software, psychometric studies, risk assessment & life cycle cost analyses, in the context of public health, global climate and sustainable building practices.


Reading, Sculpting & Photography

Work History

Work History
May 2007 - Present

Project Architect

KEO International Consultants
Architectural Space planing & design management, urban planing, environmental management, masterplan design reviews
Jan 2006 - Apr 2007

Design Manager

Michael Clattenberg Int. LLC
Dec 2004 - Dec 2005


Kadri Consultants LLC, Muscat, Oman
Jun 2001 - Sep 2004


SS Consultants, Hyderabad
Sep 1999 - Jun 2001

Junior Architect

Vishwas Bhatt Architects & Valuers


Jun 1994 - Jun 1999

B. Arch.

Nagpur University, KITS Ramtek
1982 - 1994

Primary & Secondary School

Atomic Energy Central School



Architect & Environmentalist

Conceptual design and presentations; Design and production management; Site works & client management; Technical coordination with consultants, contractors & suppliers; Inter-disciplinary coordination with MEP, Structural & other teams; Statistical & Demographic Analysis; Environmental Impact Assessments, Design Review (for QA/QC & Code Compliance).