STUDIO JYOTHI work is contemporary and minimal, yet layered with the vast knowledge of Kerala’s unique architecture. He has a passion for Architecture and Design and has 20 years experience in building and restoring traditional and colonial Kerala buildings that now function as boutique hotels. Born to a traditional Carpenter Family from Alappuzha, Jyothi has a Civil Engineering Background. For nearly 16 years Jyothi had the opportunity to work closely with master restorer and German Architect Karl Damschen. Being based in Fort Kochi, which was the first entry point to an array of foreign influences in India-Chinese, Arabs, Portuguese, Dutch and British, Jyothi had the opportunity to restore and renovate old structures and to give them a contemporary outlook.