Dr Varkki Pallathucheril

Dean of the College of Architecture, Art & Design, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE
Four Season AL MarYah
24TH and 25TH JANUARY 2018
"Join me on the 20th of March 2018 at Art Talks I: Art, Real Estate and the Built Environment where I will be moderating a panel on redefining spaces with a distinguish line-up of panelists that includes Wilson Associates, Pallavi Dean Interiors, WATG and MMAC Design Associates. Learn more on the overview page."

The American University of Sharjah (AUS) is an independent, non-profit, coeducational institution of higher education formed on the American model, which integrates broad-based liberal arts education with professional education studies

Varkki Pallathucheril is Dean of the College of Architecture, Art and Design at the American University of Sharjah, one of the leading centers of design and art education in the region that includes degree programs in architecture, design management, interior design, multimedia design, and urban planning. Educated as an architect and urban planner, Dr Pallathucheril's teaching and research interests lie in urban design and the use of information technologies in urban planning and design. With his students, he has looked at the evolution of residential neighborhoods in Sharjah and factors that drive the quality of life in them. He has also worked for many years on integrating into real-world urban planning processes a dynamic-spatial model of the way cities evolve and the consequences of this evolution.