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.
As a part of second year 4th Semester curriculum students visited CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre (CSIR-SERC), Tharamani, Chennai on 4th March 2016 to gain knowledge about the innovative building materials and construction techniques on different components of buildings developed by the research organizations.
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.