DC Kizhakemuri Foundation (DCKF)
DCKF was established in 2001, as a tribute to the eternal values DC Kizhakemuri upheld, nurturing his vision of strengthening the nation by continuing to contribute towards the enlightenment of the society. The Foundation aims to emulate what DC Kizhakemuri did in his lifetime - enrich the world of letters and fine art and foster socio-economic growth. The Foundation with its Head Office at Kottayam, Kerala, also has institutions established in Kottayam, Vagamon in Idukki District and in Trivandrum.
Inspiring a new genre of Architects and Designers who would use research and data for forming futuristic concepts. Dominic ChackoKizhakemuri (DC) a writer, intellectual, freedom fighter and entrepreneur is the founder of DC Books. DC started his illustrious career as a teacher before entering the publishing business. He has single handedly created the biggest revolution in the Indian publishing industry with the formation of DC Books in 1974. Taking forward the keen intellectual pursuits of DC, DC Group of Institutions was set up in 2002 which revolutionized education in Kerala.
After establishing a successful MBA program in Trivandrum & Vagamon, DC group of Institutions expanded to establish the DC School of Architecture And Design (DCSAAD), promoted by DC Kizhakemuri Foundation and co-promoted by DC Books, Kerala, with campuses in Wagamon and Trivandrum.
DC School of Architecture and Design (DCSAAD) is a pioneer in the architectural and design education sector in Kerala. The School has been pivotal to shaping and creating a benchmark for quality education practices. DCSAAD offers B.Arch and B.A in Interior Design. Upcoming courses include Bachelors in Fashion Technology. The degrees in Architecture and Interior Design enrich the students to take up a competitive career in the creative and construction sectors effectively. These courses have uniquely designed resources to enhance the creative potential in each student. They are tailor made to set students down the right path towards architectural and design excellence. We aim to produce well rounded architects, designers, and creative professionals who can make a difference in society and become makers of culture.