MEASI Academy of Architecture Chennai


The above is an edifying video of  Dr.Priya Sasidharan, Professor of Architecture at the MEASI Academy of Architecture, Chennai, presenting the Institution and relevant information required by the prospective students concerning the institution’s Vision, Mission, Educational Practices, Curriculum, Culture, Facilities and Goals.

Measi Academy of Architecture, a standalone premier institution, located in the heart of Chennai city, approved by the Council of Architecture, New Delhi and affiliated to Anna University, Chennai, was started in the pursuit of excellence in imparting education offering a five year B. Arch Program from 1999 onwards.

Vision of statement of the academy: To become an internationally recognised centre of education and training in architecture and design. Measi focuses on imparting need based education which enables students to hone their talents and also demonstrate their creativity and originality

The academy has state of the art infrastructure. It has well-lit design studios with robust furniture and storage facility allowing for an environment conducive to working, discussions and reviews.

State of the art classrooms and computer lab with 120 terminals consisting of latest hardware and licensed software in addition to the state of the art Smart class with video conferencing facility for interaction with universities and colleges around the globe.

Measi strongly believes in a holistic learning process which encompasses elements like – creative skill enhancement, form exploration, hands on workshops, Architecture humanising factor, learning through travel, digital visualisation, honing competitive spirit, collaboratives studios thematic studios, sensitisation through global exposure and documentation.


Measi Academy of Architecture was established in the year 1999 within New College campus completing 22 years now. It is approved by the Council of Architecture, New Delhi and is affliated to Anna University, Chennai. The institution is headed by Prof.N.Altaf Ahmed, Director with his team of higly qualified abd experienced faculty from across India and abroad. The institution is also in collaboration with Westminster University, UK. Other partner institutions in Latitude project are from Columbia, Italy, Maldives, UK, Brazil in the climate change forum for students and faculty interaction. The academy is one of its kin, as an independent college in Architecture from South India. It has also established a reputation for outstanding quality of education as such it exudes an atmosphere of intimacy, tradition and social spirit amongst its students and faculty. Our students have been placed in reputed firms in India and abroad and have also been associated with international universities for higher studies.


Address: MEASI Academy of Architecture: 87, Peters Road,
Royapettah (Inside The New College campus), Chennai, Tamil Nadu  600014
Contact Number: 044-2835 0445 / 1126 ; Fax: 044-4208 5184

About Speaker

Dr. A.N Sachithanandan, the Dean of MEASI Academy of Architecture. He holds over 4 decades of Academic, Research and extension experience. Headed many national level committees of Architecture and Planning Education of COA & AICTE. Member Board of studies of many universities. Widely traveled in UK, USA, Singapore, Italy and Japan. Joining him is Prof. Dr. Priya Sasidharan from the MEASI Academy of Architecture, in this presentation.


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