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.
Students visited Dakshina Chitra to develop their live sketching skills perspective drawing as a part of the Art Studio programme. Students also took a walking tour in the premise along with the faculty to get acquainted to the construction methodologies and the building materials of the different vernacular architectural styles in the region.
Students got exposure to the methodology of conducting various surveys covering physical, visual characteristics and socio economic aspects. They were able to understand the vernacular and traditional architecture involving local building materials and construction techniques.
As part of Architectural Drawing –II, students did the measured drawing of the Zion church and the New Jerusalem Church. The prior date’s schedule was followed and also they were taken on a walk along the Tharangambadi beach and had a glimpse of the Danish Fort near the beach understanding Danish settlement.