Designation: Design Chair
Lab: Thinking lab, Design lab
Involvement: Core team Member
Areas of expertise: Architectural design for residential, hospitality, institutional projects
Teaching profile (subjects): Visiting faculty for 30 years at Goa College of architecture
Design Chair of the Goa College of Architecture 2 years
Member of Board of Studies:
Avani Institute of Design- Calicut
BVB College of Engg. & Tech. - Hubli
NITTE Institute of Architecture (NIA) - Mangalore
School Of Planning and Architecture - Bhopal
School of Planning and Architecture - Vijayawada
Dean D’Cruz – a graduate in architecture is actively involved in professional practice as well as in academics. He has conducted numerous workshops and seminars on architecture, planning and the environment across India as well as abroad. His works and articles have been published in leading magazines in India and abroad. Supported the Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm, Oxford Brookes University UK, and PRATT Institute New York for their architectural and planning programs in Goa.
He is a Partner and Principal Architect in MOZAIC DESIGN COMBINE’, a leading design firm based in Goa, involved in Urban Intervention, Architecture, Conservation, Product and Graphic Design.
Mozaic strives to provide holistic solutions to its patrons. We explore prospects of symbiotic growth of our clients with nature, encourage sustainable practices in our design."
Practicing architect for over 30 years, having designed around India over 250 houses, 50 hotels, 30 housing complexes, and about 30 institutions, offices and factories
30 years as visiting faculty at various colleges and conducting numerous workshops and seminars on architecture, planning and the environment across India as well as abroad.