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best architect in Kochi

Ar.Rakhi Mariam Johnson

Partner & Conservation Architect

Rakhi Mariam Johnson completed her B.Arch and M.Arch in Architectural Conservation degrees from TKM College of Engineering (2014) and School of Planning and Architecture (2016), New Delhi respectively. She joined City Futures Design Collaborative as a partner in 2016. She has been involved in architectural Design, Building Conservation and Research.  She is also an adjunct faculty at KMEA College of Architecture, Ernakulam.

She is part of the National Scientific Committee for Shared and Built Heritage, ICOMOS and National Scientific Committee for Cultural Routes, ICOMOS. Her research interests include Maritime Trade Routes of Kerala and Historic Church Architecture of Kerala.


1. Johnson, R. M. (2020) Baroque Church Facades of Kerala, Designer + Builder Publications, April Issue- Online Journal

2. Johnson, R. M. and Augustine, A. (2020) Ideology politics in Urban Spaces, International Journal for scientific research and development, Vol. 8, Issue -2, 2020 ISSN- 2321-0613.

3. Johnson, R. M. (2020) Renaissance church facades of Kerala: Seeds of Cross Cultural Alliances, International Journal of Science and Research”, Issue 4.

4. Johnson, R. M. (2018) “Every building has a story” article on heritage issues, rules and regulations published in The New Indian Express.

5. Shared Built Heritage of India – poster (co-authored with NSC-SBH team, ICOMOS) presented at General Assembly of ICOMOS International at New Delhi, December, 2017.

6. Johnson, R. M (2017) Pre-colonial and post-colonial elements in the Syrian Christian churches of Kerala: Establishing the plurality and multi religious base of Syrian Christian architecture in Kerala, Indian Institute of Architects Journal, Volume 82, issue 05, ISSN-0019-4913

7. Johnson, R. M. and Augustine, A. (2017) Designed Chaos over imposed Chaos: An exploration into a pedagogy of architecture by understanding chaos, Proceedings of the International conference - Thanima 2 (2nd international conference on Design pedagogy & contextual aesthetics), NIT Calicut (under TEQIP) EKF Pune & IIA Calicut Centre from 19th to 21st January, 2017.

8. Documentation of Adham Khan’s Tomb, Mehrauli Delhi, selected and exhibited at Qutb Minar Complex, New Delhi as part of World Heritage Week by ASI, 2015.


1. Historic water transportation routes of Travancore, guest speaker AMITY University Dubai – Webinar, 2020

2. Maritime Routes of Travancore, speaker for the webinar - Routes as part of Cultural Heritage organized by ICOMOS India, 30th April, 2020

3. Fort Kochi and her heritage, SPA-UD students, Fort Kochi, 2020


 Commendation in Water metro station design for Vytilla Kochi, organised by KMRL.  4 th rank, B.Arch, Kerala University

 Selected among top 20 Young Photographers by Malayala Manorama Daily in 2011.


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