Mani Kuruvila joined Studio Toggle in January 2019 and has since been a part of the team as a Project manager. He completed his Bachelor of Architecture from University of Kerala, graduating in 2006 and went on to work for a year in Delhi. A post-graduation in 2009 from CEPT, Ahmedabad with Sustainability as the core subject influenced his approach towards Architecture. He found the right space with similar ideologies at Good Earth, where he worked for 7 years and was heading the Design studio for the last three years of his tenure. He then joined SJB school of architecture and planning, Bangalore, to follow his passion in academics.
As an Associate Professor, he mentored students for 3 years and was instrumental in getting students to travel as a part of architectural education. In addition to domestic trips, he has taken student delegates to Architectural expeditions to Japan and Australia, including a 2-week workshop with the University of Adelaide.
A team player at work and a good friend to his fellows, he enjoys music, occasionally sings, is a good sportsman and loves to travel and explore new places.