Principal Ecological Planner & Urban Designer

Biley Menon graduated from the School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi with a Master of Architecture degree. His thesis on ‘Ecological Aspects of Urban Design’ was the first of its kind and won the Best Thesis Award in the Department of Urban Design.  Leaving from the conventional architectural practice, Biley chose to work on selective projects with scope of doing architecture responsive to environment and heritage.

He is a winner of the IIA National Award for Excellence in Architecture. UNESCO – New Delhi had appointed him National Expert for their initiative on heritage of Cochin. He is currently the National Vice President of the Institute of Urban Designers, India. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the Masters Program in Department of Urban Design, College of Engineering Trivandrum. He has experience in working with world renowned planners and designers in the fields of Urban Heritage Conservation, Ecological Restoration, Biodiversity Conservation, Botanical Gardens and Zoological Parks.