|Kanippayyur Krishnan Namboodiripad|
A post- graduate in mathematics, he is able to look Vastuvidya as systemised traditional knowledge, which can be connected with the modern practices, materials and techniques. He is connected with renovations and constructions of a large number of temples in Kerala and other regions of India. He has no hesitation in prescribing new materials like concrete for such constructions. He is also considered as an authority on other constructions including residences.
Krishnan Namboodiripad is the Dean of Vastuvidya Gurukulam established by the Government of Kerala's Department of Archeology. He is the Dean of all the Universities of Mahirishi Mahesh Yogi,Vasthu Vidya Prathishtanam-Kozhikode&Vasthu Academy-Thiruvananthapuram
He is teaching and providing advises on the traditional architecture. Krishnan Namboodiripad has also established a library with the rich collection of books in memory of his predecessor guru Sankaran Namboodiripad.
According to Krishnan Namboodiripad, a building, just like the human body, consist of five elements (Pachabhoothas) and seven factors (Sapthadhaathukkal). Wear and tear occurs in both and timely attention can improve the life span of both.