The Kerala State Nirmithi Kendra

Architectural Design Lab

Architectural Design Lab

CAT + LaBISHaS Design Lab (CLDL) is an extension service jointly run by College of Architecture, Trivandrum and Laurie Baker International School of Habitat Studies run by Kerala State Nirmithi Kendra. CLDL presently consists of two full time architects and 5 trainee architects, has since its inception brought about positive changes to the communities. Till date CLDL has works that affect population of close to 7 Lakh people spread across 6 Panchayats and has projects worth 15 crores. Our design lab focuses on three major aspects.

  • Affordability
  • Sustainability
  • Disaster Resilience

What we do

  • Housing
  • Institutional
  • Industrial
  • Commercial
  • Hospitals
  • Interior Design
  • Product Design
  • Landscape Design
  • Urban Design.