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Senior Associate Director Thiyagarajan Rajagopalan

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Mr R Thiyagarajan has 25 years of experience with leading practices in Singapore and India on a wide range of projects. After working in Chennai for a brief period, he moved to Singapore in 1995 where he had opportunities to work with various international practices.

From 1995 to 1999, he was associated with Jurong Town Corporation (JTC) and Architects Team 3 Pvt Singapore. Between 1999 and 2004 he worked with RSP Singapore. He has worked on various projects like Institutional, Industrial & Commercial and more, involved in design development, tender, construction documentation and contract administration.

He joined RSP India in 2004. Since then till August 2016 he had been involved in design and execution of various IT Parks, corporate offices, High-rise apartments and Industrial facilities. As Associate Director, he was heading a large team of Architects & Engineers, overseeing the design, design development, construction documentation and execution of a large number of projects ranging from 1Msft to 4Msft. Till date, he has delivered more than 20Msft of built-up spaces.

Rajan possesses a strong design flair with a good sense of aesthetic appreciation; he is hands-on with design detailing and technical coordination; conversant with building codes and standards; familiar with the latest building products and building technology. He has practical experience in sustainable building practices. He is good at personnel management and contract administration. He has working knowledge of AutoCAD, Sketch up, MS Office and proficient in business communication.

He has participated in BCA, Singapore study group representing RSP, to publish a set of design guidelines for precast concrete landed houses.

He has presented a paper on ‘Innovative Construction Technologies – Building Envelope Systems’ at the annual convention of Andra Pradesh Real Estate Development Association (APREDA)

He believes in self-discipline, integrity and family values for personal development. He is a good team player, encourages cross-team bonding for the development of new ideas and innovation. Rajan is also a visiting faculty of CMR University, School of Architecture Bangalore, who teaches Architectural Design.

Rajan joined DPA consultants in September 2016, to head the South India region, who is supported by a dedicated team of Architects.