As incessant rains have hit the people of Chennai severely, freebus services were in operation for the flood-hit people from various parts of the Chennai as part of CAAD – Chennai Academy of Architecture and Design Community Outreach Program.
As part of the Chennai Academy of Architecture and Design’s student’s skills development initiative, the Workshop on Photography was conducted on 13 September 2014 at CAAD.The strategic objective of the workshop was to expose the students to techniques in Photography aiding in documentation of their works.
The student batch of 2015 visited two villages in Pollachi, Coimbatore during January 2017 as part of their Rural Settlement Study, to study, document and analyse the built environment and settlement patterns.
Students got exposure to the methodology of conducting various surveys covering physical, visual characteristics and socio economic aspects. They were able to understand the vernacular and traditional architecture involving local building materials and construction techniques.