In the modern world of technology, architecture is a profession with a different note transcending art, science and technology. It opens up the world of creativity and talents, offering a brilliant career opportunity at global level. Architecture encompasses the four fields of human endeavor - humanities, science, art and technology. The essence of architecture is creativity - designing of buildings and built environment to satisfy functional, emotional, structural and socio-economic needs. It is also concerned with energy conservation, ecology, environmental protection and heritage.
The education and practice of Architecture is regulated by the Council of Architecture constituted under Architect act 1972.Only persons possessing a qualification recognized by the Council of Architecture and who has valid registration with the Council of Architecture are permitted to practice as architect as per law.
The Architecture course was started in the MES College of Engineering from the academic year 1999 - 2000 with an aim to meet the demand of architects globally. The department is known as MES School of Architecture. This is an institution approved by the Council of Architecture, Constituted under Architect's act 1972. It is also recognized by the AICTE and Government of Kerala. The course is affiliated to the APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University. The present intake for the B. Arch course is 40. The school has the state of the art facilities.
P. G. Program M Arch in Advanced Architecture was started in the year 2014 with an intake of 20. P. G. Program M Arch in Sustainable Architecture was started in the year 2015 with an intake of 20 and Prof. Sathya Prakash Varanashi as design advisor. The M.Arch courses are affiliated to the Calicut University.
A Memorandum of Understanding has signed between MESCE, Kuttippuram, MESCOA, Kakkodi and Morgan State University for academic cooperation.
MES School of Architecture is headed by its Director - DR. Prasanna T K who has more than 2 decades of experience in academics in the field of architecture.