CRN has always believed in its people. Each of our partners and associates are highly qualified in their respective areas of expertise and provide that unique touch of style in every project that we undertake.

CRN is currently managed by the second generation, Dr. C. N. Srinivasan and Mr. C. N. Raghavendran, who have proven their mettle as premier architects in the country. They are also sitting members of various Indian Standards, and have been published in leading international and national Technical Journals and Design Magazines. They are assisted by Associates from the third generation.

Bachelor of Technology (Honours) from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur in 1963.

Master of Science in Structural Engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana, U.S.A in 1965.

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY from the Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai in 1983.
Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Management.

REGISTERED ARCHITECT with Council of Architecture
B. Fellow of the Institution of Engineers (India) (F.I.E)
Fellow of the Institution of Valuers (F.I.V.) (F/334).
Member of American Society of Civil Engineers.
Member of the Institution of Consulting Engineers.
Member of many Technical Committee of the Indian Standards Institution, New Delhi for drafting Codes of Practice of Concrete Design, Structural Steel Design and Loading Standards and Precast Concrete Products.

Member of Panel of "Cement and Concrete" under the National Committee of Science and Technology.

Approved Valuer by Government of India of Wealth Tax, Estate Duty etc.
Has published many Technical Papers and Discussions in the Journal of the Institution of Engineers (India), Calcutta and Journal of the Structural Division - Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Has Published several research papers on the following subjects :
Optimum property for stability of stiffened plates

The findings have been published in the Bridge and Structural Engineer - Vol. II No. 4 - Dec. 1987.
Behavior of Concrete infilled tubular columns

This is a field of research pursued by Dr. C. N. Srinivasan for which he was awarded the Degree of Philosophy from the Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai in 1983. Synopsis of the research work done by him was also presented in an International Conference held in Luxemberg in 1985 organised by International Association of Bridge and Structural Engineering and also in another International Conference held in Boston in 1987.
Towards search for simplified formula for bending compression

The basis of research was presented in a paper published in Bridge & Structural Engineer - Vol. X - No. 4 - Dec. 1980 and this was pursued subsequently.
Modern trends in the development of steel structures and modern methods for their fabrication, proposals for a new structural steel table for beam

The basis of the research was presented in a paper in an International Symposium held in Moscow in 1978 organised by the International Association of Bridge & Structural Engineering.
Research in the field of knowledge based expert system - Area of research in computer aided design in multi-storied reinforced concrete building

In recognition of the research in this field, Dr.C. N. Srinivasan has been made a Member of an Indo-U.S collaboration project on KBES in Civil Engineering design, which is a joint project between Carnage Melon University in the U.S and Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai.
Optimum design of steel structures

Dr.C. N. Srinivasan was co-opted as Member of the Monitoring Committee of Indian Standards Institution for the work of Preparation of Handbook on Typification of Industrial Structures for which extensive analysis / research using computer were carried out.
Has participated in several International Conference and presented Technical Papers.
Hongkong

Luxemberg



Moscow


U.S.A.


Phuket
Institution of Structural Engineers, London.

Modern Trend in steel design organised by International Association of Bridge and Structural Engineering.

International Association of Bridge and Structural Engineering.

Conference organised by American Society of Civil Engineers.

IABSE Colloquium Concrete Model Code for Asia organised by Japan Concrete Institute at Phuket in 1999.
Recipient of the 'JAWAHARLAL NEHRU GOLD MEDAL' of the Institution of Engineers for the Paper on 'Apex Exercise in Engineering' in the year 1972.
Visiting Associate in the Structural Engineering Research Centre, Ghaziabad, under the visiting Associate ship Scheme of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research.
Bachelor of Architecture (Honours) from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur in 1966.

Master of Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A. in 1967.

REGISTERED ARCHITECT with Council of Architecture

Fellow of Indian Institute of Architects (No.F- 2240).

International Association Member of American Institute of Architects (Intl. Assoc. A.I.A).

Member of Governing Council of National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, India.
He was the recipient of the Indian Institute of Architects award for 'Excellence in Design' for Public Building category for the project of Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium at Chennai - 1995.
Recipient of "Architect of the Year -1996" award from the Hon'ble Prime Minister of India on all India basis. This work has been published in the A+D magazine.

'Intelligent Building of the Year 2005' award given by the US based Research Organisation called 'Intelligent Community Forum' (ICF) for the project 'Ebene Cyber Tower at Mauritius', which was designed by him.

Office interiors done by us for D.E.Shaw (India) Software Pvt Ltd in Hyderabad has been published in 'Inside Outside' magazine.
Chairman of the Southern Chapter of Indian Institute of Architects, Tamilnadu for the years 1979 to 1984.

Approved Valuer by the Government of India for Wealth Tax, Estate Duty etc.

Works designed have been published in leading Architectural magazines such as "ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN" and "INSIDE - OUTSIDE".
Has participated in several architectural design competitions in India, of the all India nature and has won several prestigious design competitions such as:
Chairman of CII - LEED India, a committee to indianize the Green Building rating for Energy Efficient Buildings in India.
Bachelor of Architecture (Honours) in the year 1989 at Anna University, Chennai.
Master of Architecture in the year 1991 at the University of Texas, Austin.
Registered Architect with Council of Architecture, New Delhi (under Architects Act 1972) - No. CA/92/14683
Associate of the Indian Institute of Architects (No. 9318)
Key Projects Handled
Involved in the Design & Project Management of:
Business Parks of Mauritius Ltd - 'Ebene Cyber City' - Software Park at Mauritius.
Rose Belle Business Parks at Mauritius - Master planning and infrastructure project covering about 70 acres of IT cum Business park including infrastructure.
Accenture Services Pvt. Ltd. - Interior Fitout at Ebene Cyber Tower, Mauritius.
British Deputy High Commission - Extension to existing Visa Office at Chennai and Trade Office, Hyderabad.
Tamilnadu Newsprint & Papers Ltd (TNPL) for their Corporate Office Building at Chennai.
Restoration of 'Cottingley', British Deputy High Commission.
Residence of the British Dy. High Commissioner in Chennai.
Chennai Port Trust for their Multi-storeyed Container Terminal at Chennai.
Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) for their Satellite Earth station at Chennai.
SIFY Ltd
  Interior Fitout at TIDEL Park, Chennai.
Interior Fitout at Velacherry, Chennai.
SIFY Office at Okhla, New Delhi - For their interior Fitout.
Projects Currently Handled
Currently involved in the Design & Project Management of
Residence of the British Dy. High Commissioner in Chennai.
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. - Office building at Greams Road, Chennai.
SIFY I-ways - Construction of Cyber Cafes (Internet Browsing & Video Conferencing Centres) all over India.
SIFY Ltd. - Interior Fitout at Elnet City Chennai, Lucknow, Mumbai and Chandigarh.
ITC grand Chola - 600 key Hotel, Chennai.
M. Arch., from University of Iowa, USA.
Membership in Professional Societies:
Registered with Council of Architecture.
Associate of Indian Institute of Architects.
Associate Member of American Institute of Architects.
Key Projects Handled
TIDEL Park Ltd - Information Technology Park at Taramani, Chennai.
The following interior fitouts at TIDEL Park:
  EDS - Interiors at TIDEL Park Ltd, Chennai.
Verizon Data Services India Pvt. Ltd. - Interiors at 12th Module, TIDEL
Park, Chennai
Cognizant Technology Solutions India Ltd - Software Techno Campus (SDBs - I and II) at Okkiam, Thoraipakkam, Chennai.
British Deputy High Commission - Extension to existing Visa Office at Chennai and Trade Office, Hyderabad.
Tamilnadu Newsprint & Papers Ltd (TNPL) for their Corporate Office Building at Chennai.
Qualcomm Inc. - Interior fitouts at Bangalore and Mumbai.
Construction of Jawaharlal Nehru Multipurpose International Stadium for Greater Cochin Development Authority (GCDA) at Cochin.
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) at Sholinganallur, Chennai, Software Campus and interior fitout of offices in Chennai.
Saint Gobain Glass India Ltd (SGGI) - Float Glass Plant at Sriperumbudur
HCL Infosystems Ltd and BAX Global Systems - Project at Pondicherry
Projects Currently Handled
Oracle India Pvt. Ltd. - Software Campus (Phase - II) at Hyderabad.
Cognizant Technology Solutions India Ltd - Software Campus at Okkiam, Siruseri, Chennai.
Cognizant Technology Solutions India Ltd - Software Techno Campus (SDB-III) at Okkiam, Thoraipakkam, Chennai.
Interiors for IBM, Hyderabad
Interiors for EDS, Chennai
M.S in Civil Engineering from University of California, Berkeley,

Specialization in supervising Structural Engineering and Project Management.

Member of Leading professional Institutions.
Key Projects Handled
Involved in the Design & Project Management of
TICEL Bio Park Ltd - Bio Technology Park at Taramani, Chennai.
Hockey, Tennis, Aquatic and Indoor Stadium for VII SAF Games - 1995 at Chennai
Toyota Kirloskar Motor Ltd - For their Automobile Factory at Bidadi, Bangalore Araco Polyflex Pvt Ltd and Toyota Technopark India Pvt Ltd -.
Mitsubishi Lancer (Hindustan Motors) - Tiruvallur, Chennai.
Hyundai Motor India Ltd - for their car factory at Irungattukottai, Chennai.Ford India Ltd - Office Fitout in Chennai and Ford Information Technology Solutions India Ltd

D E Shaw Software India Pvt Ltd - Interior fitout at Hyderabad.

Silicon Graphics Systems India Pvt Ltd - Interior fitout at Bangalore
Chennai Trade Centre - Exhibition Complex at Chennai, promoted by Indian Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) and TIDCO.
Consulate General of Japan
Infosys Technologies Ltd Software Campus at Chennai and Mysore.
Projects Currently Handled
Currently involved in
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. - New Campus at Siruseri, Chennai.
Infosys Technologies Ltd - Campus at Mahindra City, Chennai
Toyota Kirloskar Motor Ltd - For their expansion projects at Bangalore.
M.Arch from the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign

M.S. (Construction Management), University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign

Visiting Faculty - School of Architecture and Planning. Anna University, Chennai

Visiting Faculty - MEASI Academy of Architecture, Chennai
Member of Council of Architecture, India
Member of Indian Institute of Architects

Founder and Trustee of Namma Mylapore, an NGO commited to improving the urban environment in the Heritage area of Mylapore, Chennai.
Key Projects Handled
New 350,000 Sft. Laboratory Research building for Rockfeller University, Payette Associates, Boston.
Project Architect, Payette Associates for the Cancer Research Facility, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Trauma & Critical Care Unit 250,000 Sft. Facility in Fresno California while working with RTKL Associates, Chicago.
Master Planning for 'Knowledge City' for Technopark at Trivandrum, Kerala.
Intel Technology India Pvt Ltd - Data Center in Bangalore.
Maruti Service Masters - For their showroom and used cars sales outlet in Chennai
Green Business Centre, Hyderabad, received Platinum Rating for LEED by the Green Business Council, USA.
Reliance Webworlds - Webstores in Tamil Nadu.
Office building for the Forest Department of APIIC at Hyderabad.
Bio-technology Facility for IIT Madras at Chennai
Projects Currently Handled
WIPRO Ltd -Software Development Centre, Bangalore on 47 acres housing 16,000 software engineers and Chennai on 80 acres housing 25,000 software engineers.
Oracle India Pvt. Ltd. - New Campus at Outer Ring Road, Bangalore.
SRF Ltd. - Factory Expansion at Manali, Chennai and New Factory in Uttaranchal.
PERLOS, India. - at Mahindra City, Chennai.
IBS Group, - Software campus in Technopark, Kerala.
GENERAL MOTORS - Pune
Master in Design Studies - Real Estate & Urban Development
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
2001-2002
Master of Architecture (with emphasis in Urban Design)
University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
1996-1998
Bachelor of Architecture
School of Architecture & Planning, Anna University, Chennai
1991-1996
Visiting Faculty - School of Architecture and Planning. Anna University, Chennai
Visiting Faculty - MEASI Academy of Architecture, Chennai
Member of Council of Architecture, India
Member of Indian Institute of Architects
Founder and Trustee - Namma Mylapore an NGO commited to improving the urban environment in the Heritage area of Mylapore, Chennai.
Professional Experience
Reliance Webworlds - Webstores in Tamil Nadu.
Asian Paints India Ltd - at Sriperumbudur
Galla Foods Pvt Ltd - Proposed Food Processing Plant near Tirupathi
Grundfos Pumps India Pvt Ltd, Chennai
Planning Consultant
Mahindra Industrial Park Ltd - Jun 2002 - Jan2004
Consultancy for a new Integrated township of 1400 acres near Maraimalai Nagar comprising of Business and residential zones.
Booth Hansen Associates, Chicago, IL - Aug 1998 - Jan 2001
Conceptual design and development of Cupples Station, St. Louis, USA (500000 sft.)

Family Institute, Northwestern University
Chicago Press building
Project Currently Handled
HCL Technologies Campus - IT campus at Bommasandra, 25 acres,Bangalore
IBS Group, - Software campus in Technopark, Kerala.
Avery Dennison India Pvt. Ltd. - Ware House at Pune.
Railway Hospital, Perambur, Chennai.
Education Qualifications
B.E. - Electrical Engineering ( BMS College of Engg, Bangalore ) Bangalore University (1993)
MBA - Post Graduate Diploma in Management (S P Jain Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai (1999)
Projects Currently Handled
Canadian High Commission - Interior fit out at Chennai and Mumbai.
Caterpillar India Pvt. Ltd. - Interior fit out at 7th floor of Ascendas building.
Winergy Drive Systems India Pvt. Ltd. - Gear box Manufacturing Plant at Chettipedu near Chennai.