Sculpting The Architects
Of The Future

Rathinam School of Architecture and Design

Rathinam School of Architecture and Design (RSOAD) is an institution established by an elite panel of practitioners and academicians with an intention to redefine learning and set new standards in Architectural education, design, research, and scholarship to create an engagement between academia, research, and industry.

Listed as one of the best architecture colleges in Coimbatore, RSOAD constantly explores the domain of Design & Architecture through intense architectural dialogue, inquiry, experimentation, and continued research to evolve industry-ready professionals with aptitude necessary to emerge as leaders and critical thinkers in the field of architecture.

Why Rathinam?




Kadathur village of Tirupur district was selected for the village survey of semester III, where the village was surveyed and studied for the historical development, economical growth, housing types, social structure, and future development as a part of the curriculum.


Mallankuli village of Erode district was selected for the village survey of semester III, where the village was surveyed and studied for the historical development, economical growth, housing types, social structure, and future development as a part of the curriculum.



2019 – 2020

RSA conducted a welcome program with a general introduction about the student and campus life at Rathinam. Inspiring guests from varied streams of our industry addressing about the need and responsibilities of an architect towards the society was top-notch moment. Queries and hesitations from the parents regarding the course and management facilities were answered by the RSA faculties.



The students of RSA were involved in the hands-on graffiti art workshop to express their own thoughts and emotional values within the given space. The visual art practitioner and mentor of this event Mr. Sunil Sree educated and shared his experience with our students by instant art illustration. As a result, the output was exceptional and turned out to be a vibrant public space within the premises.



A very good knowledge sharing lecture and demonstration on “Effects of electromagnetic radiations in the indoor and outdoor environment of a building” was given by Mr. Rene Janssen from the Netherlands. As a result, all the participants and students became aware of the severe impact of radiation in our day-to-day life and precautious measures that to be followed for safe and healthy living.

Furniture Workshop

The most interactive and fruitful activity of RSA was “The furniture workshop”. Creativity, the composition of elements, and material handling were the primary motive of the workshop that turned out to be an interactive hands-on workshop that resulted in attractive and good functional products.


Product Design Lab:

The product Lab was inaugurated for the RSA’ians to explore and design the products that give an opportunity for the faculties and students to be an entrepreneur who may end up with a complete product with the tools and facilities provided in the workshop.



RSA strongly believes that construction is a skill that needs to be taught to the students of architecture. In order to provide the students with hands-on experience, the students were assigned to construct a minimal eco-friendly structure at the foothills of Sethumadai village in the Pollachi district. With adept knowledge and experience in earthen architecture, Ar. Vinoth Kumar and Ar. Srinath Gowtham (Bhutha Studios) mentored our students by teaching the various techniques and handling of tools which was empowering and fun-filled.

Mi club:

The purpose of initiating the “Mi” club is to inculcate the habit of “writing” within the students. Continual motivation to develop their writing skill in poems, literature, and language besides technical writing is encouraged and promoted in RSA.


Creating an opportunity to meet and interact with the Practicing Architects, Artists, and professionals from diverse fields in order to grow professionally and as a person. The students of RSA were encouraged to organize events and programs which embrace knowledge sharing, critical thinking, problem-solving, addressing social issues, and personality development.

Art support

RSA was happy to lend design support for the IEEE conference that happened in Rathinam Technical Campus in designing a Satellite model for the selfie spot which turned out to be an eventful zone with the satellite model designed by the students of RSA.


To emerge as a world renowned Institution that is integrated with Industry to impart Knowledge, Skills, Research Culture and Values in youth who can accelerate the overall development of India.


To impart superior quality education at affordable cost, nurture academic and research excellence, maintain eco-friendly and future-ready infrastructure, and create a team of well qualified teaching professionals who can build global competency and employability.


Transform the youth into National Asset.

Centre Of Excellence & Live-Lab For Smart City Development

To address the evolving needs and emerging trends in hundreds of smart cities development projects around the world, Rathinam School of Architecture has set up a “Centre of Excellence & Live Lab for Smart Cities Development” within the college premises.

In addition to carrying out smart cities related consulting, Incubation, and Testing activities, this center will also serve as a platform for students to explore new possibilities. This puts them above their peers with a hands-on experience in planning, designing, and executing extensive projects while learning their academic program.

Placement & Training Cell

The placement & training cell takes the right steps in identifying the current industrial demands and prepares the students in acquiring their dream jobs. Students are gradually inducted into placement activities right from their second academic year.

The placement & training cell is headed and coordinated by the Placement Officer, Principal, HR Consultants, Industry Experts, HR Managers, Head of the Departments, and other active members.

Reinforcing Entrepreneurship at RSA

Rathinam Group is a pioneer in creating conducive space for innovation, startups, and entrepreneurship. It is one of the 35 institutes across India to be selected as the center for the first phase of ATAL Innovation Mission (2018). It has already launched several successful social startups like No Food WasteEdudharmaCity Sence, and Cipher Labs.

ATAL Incubation Centre (AIC) is an initiative under the ATAL Innovation Mission (AIM) of NITI AAYOG, which encourages and reinforces innovative startups by providing supporting amenities in terms of infrastructure, resources, and indisputable mentoring ecosystem.

Rathinam, with its existing formal tie-up with EDII (Govt. of India), is highly adept to provide entrepreneurship training to prospective incubates. Thanks to EDII’s end-to-end backing in the form of training and support modules/curriculum/trainers, the young innovators receive reinforcement for their entrepreneurial journey.

Amalgamating Academia and Entrepreneurship

Overall Entrepreneurial Development

End-to-End Amenities for Startup Ecosystem

Entrepreneurship Opportunities

Incubation Center for Budding Entrepreneurs

Funding and Investment Knowledge

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