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.
Renowned pottery craftsman Mr. Palani Swamy from Dakshin Chitra with 19 years of experience conducted the workshop. He demonstrated the traditional method of making clay and various pottery techniques using the potter’s wheel.
This site visit to Pichavaram gave an opportunity for the students to have a better understanding of the various site features like landscape, topography, climatic conditions, etc. that influence the design process. This acquired knowledge will significantly help them in improving their approaches towards their design.
On the occasion of Teacher’s day, Independence Day and Madras Day, a series of themed events were organized at CAAD. Students took part in elocution and poster-making competition based on the themes and presented their views about teacher-student dynamics in a debate.