To mark the opening of the 2018-19 cycle of The Merit List, The First Takshila lecture on Architecture and Society was delivered by Prof Neelkanth Chhaya on August 14, 2018. The lecture was followed by a dialogue with Bijoy Ramachandran and an interaction with the audience.
eeWhat: The National Convention is an annual congregation of Architects organised by The Indian Institute of Architects. IIA NATCON 2015 is being hosted by IIA West Bengal CHAPTER on behalf of the National body to bring together the professionals to discuss and deliberate the various facets of architectural development, practice and education and the future vision.
The theme is ‘People and their Spaces’. Continue reading IIA NATCON 2015
WHAT: The Symposium will be the culminating event of the series of activities starting from 27 August 2015 to commemorate Le Corbusier 50th death anniversary, to go on to celebrate his birth anniversary falling on the 6 October as well as Chandigarh’s official inauguration on 7 October 1953.
The objectives of the Symposium are to reflect on Le Corbusier contribution to Modernism, as an overview – his myriad talents as an artist, architect, theorist and writer; and the synthesis of all these as manifested through his projects globally. Continue reading Celebrating Le Corbusier’s Chandigarh: International Symposium
An initiative of the Charles Correa Foundation, ‘DWELL’ is a workshop for Architects, Designers and Students of Architecture and Design to instigate thought on mitigating increasing urban densities especially in the context of housing and urban living. The workshop intends to introduce the many perspectives, forces and pull-push factors that influence life in a city. Continue reading DWELL 2015
A 4-week rigorous architectural design studio in three diverse locations in India culminating in the POOL*, Ahmedabad.
Set amidst the Aravalli hills and dotted with lakes is Udaipur; an important historical city in the southern part of Rajasthan. It has a dense urban fabric and like many cities in India witnessed rapid growth and changes in the old city which is continuing.The design programme will include an urban insert addressing the rich historical context while imagining the future.
What: Over seven editions, 361° Conference has evolved as the singular most relevant platform for discussion and discourse on architecture and design in India. Since its inception, the forum has captured the progressive nature of design creating in its wake an arena for the emerging and influential practices in India. As a thought-provoking platform, 361° in its eighth edition will continue to celebrate the power of thoughts and ideas and initiate a truly relevant dialogue on architecture and design.
What: The 17th International Conference on Humane Habitat shall focus on the Theme : ‘Sustainable Architecture, Environment and Development in Rural, Urban and Regional Context.’ The conference shall be organised by International Association for Humane Habitat (IAHH), and hosted by Rizvi College of Architecture at its premises in Bandra West, Mumbai, India in association with Council of Architecture (COA),Commonwealth Association of Architects (CAA), and World Society of Ekistics (WSE), and Maharashtra Chapter of the Indian Institute of Architects, Forum of Colleges of Architecture, Mumbai Region and Maharashtra Association of Schools of Architecture (MASA) and Practicing Architects, Engineers and Town Planners Association (PEATA) in Mumbai, India.
What: The Pune Biennale, a joint venture between Pune Municipal Corporation and Bharati Vidyapeeth, is a grassroots movement that aims at promoting and showcasing creative talent from various visual media of expression including visual arts, architecture, and photography. The theme of this edition of Pune Biennale is “Heritage- Yours and Mine”.
What: Celebrating interdisciplinary collaborations, UnBox is a space that brings peers from like-minded communities together along with counterparts from different genres and disciplines. The theme of the 2014 UnBox Festival is “All Together Now” and it will take place on December 12, 13, 14 in Central Delhi across multiple venues. Continue reading UnBox Festival 2014