Arun Thomas is the principal architect of Arun Thomas Architects, a boutique architectural practice, established in 2010 with offices in Kochi, Alappuzha & UAE. The firm is the winner of multiple awards which includes the I – Gen 2021 and CWAB2021 Awards.


After completing B – Arch from TKM College of Engineering in 2004, Ar. Arun Thomas worked for 7 years with India‚Äôs leading architectural firms : Cnt Bangalore with Ar. Sanjay Mohe, Architecture Paradigm Bangalore, Ochre Pune & Design Combine Cochin, where he was engaged in projects of multiple genre, type and scale. He also holds a Masters degree – M Arch in Urban Design from University School of Design, Mysore in 2011.


Arun formed GRiD architects in 2010, which was later renamed as Arun Thomas Architects. In a decade, the firm has grown to be one among the leading architects in Kochi, with a wide range of projects including Residential, Commercial, Institutional, Hospitality & Interior design projects in various cities of Kerala and South India. The practice has recently collaborated with Sky Line General Contracting LLC, AbuDhabi for its upcoming projects in UAE.

At Seed, Arun’s focus is on the third year Design Studios involving Climate Sensitivity, knowledge of material and Architectural detailing.

Ar. Arun Thomas

Associate Professor