The “National Awards Programme for Excellence in Architectural Thesis 2016” (NIASA) , an event of Council of Architecture, is being held at CAAD- Chennai Academy of Architecture & Design from 25th – 27th Aug, 2016, one of the only 5 colleges across India to host the shortlisting event. CAAD is a standalone college of architecture located in Thumbakkam, Chennai, emerging as one of the finest architectural colleges in India with its state-of-the art infrastructure and industry focused teaching methods.
CAAD students participated in various events of the Golden Jubilee Celebrations of Indian Institute of Architects (1964 – 2014) and Southern Regional Conference held on the 17th and 18th October 2014 at the Chennai Trade Centre, Nandanambakkam, Chennai as part of extension learning.
Architect A. Arul briefed the students about documentation, its importance and methods of handling the surveying equipments. He explained the documentation process through sheets and videos. He presented few of his documentation sheets and focused on the details in the buildings.