Ar B V Murthy started the lecture on highlighting the role of architects, which is not only bringing beauty to the spaces but also giving meaning to the built form. He continued the lecture by taking us through a series of his significant projects that were built, on-going and also on few entries for design competition. Through his projects, he explained the students on various processes from conceptualisation to realization.
On December 20th, 2017, CAAD- Chennai Academy of Architecture and Design hosted their 30th lecture titled “Architecture Education and Practice in Bangkok” by Prof. Dr. Wirat Lertpaitoonpan, Vice-President of Sripatum University, Bangok & Prof. Dr. Wasinghon Chanon, Head of Department of Interior Design, Bangkok.
The speakers discussed the university culture and specifically, the facilities and design studio methods being followed in Bangkok, illustrating the discussion with examples of student projects at every academic level. The speakers toured the CAAD campus with CAAD Chairman Prof. Dr. V R Rajendran, CAAD Director Prof. Vinodh Vijayakumar and Strategic Advisor Dr. Anup Gogna. They were highly impressed with the CAAD infrastructure and design studio output, and commended the efforts of the management, faculty and students.