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.
On 25 Nov 2016, at the ending of the semester, all the faculty members enjoyed a recreational visit to Chokhi Dhani, a themed resort on the outskirts of Chennai. The place showcased the experience of Rajasthan brought down south, with regional food, folk arts and performing arts presented to their visitors.
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.
The students further explored the use of clay in evolving fluid forms and thoroughly enjoyed the fruitful workshop with high-spirited delight. Art Studio Mr.Vinoth Kumar from CAAD co-ordinated the workshop and ensured the essentials in order and the effective participation of one and all.