The architect discussed the essential components of a good portfolio, and advised the students on the process of selecting and applying with coveted firms of their choice.
CAAD partners with the most reputed Tsinghua University, Beijing, China ranked among the Top 10 Universities in the world for a Chennai Studio commencing in first week of August. Students from School of Architecture, Tsinghua University engage in a series of Academic activities at the CAAD premise, Chennai.
On March 30, 2018, CAAD- Chennai Academy of Architecture and Design hosted their 33rd CAAD Lecture titled “Smart Cities” by Prof. Debashis Sanyal, who is an Associate Professor with National Institute of Technology, Raipur. The speaker discussed the the mega-cities of India with the students and outlined the scope, needs and challenges involved in creating smart cities catering to growing India’s future urban infrastructural requirements.
On March 24, 2018, CAAD- Chennai Academy of Architecture and Design hosted their 32nd Monthly Public Lecture on “The Fractured World and the Need for a New Thinking”and 18th CAAD Workshop titled “Resilient Refuge” by Prof. Jaffer AA Khan, Ph.D., an eminent international architect, research scholar and educationist.
On March 3, 2018, CAAD- Chennai Academy of Architecture and Design hosted their 31st CAAD Lecture titled “Role of Expression in Design” by Ar. G. Jyothiram, Architectural Consultant with C.R Narayan Rao Architects. The architect expressed concern about design students’ increasing disconnect with sketching as a medium of quick and reliable communication.
CAAD – Chennai Academy of Architecture and Design conducted a 10 days international studio program in collaboration with SPU - Sripatum University, Bangkok, Thailand for their students. Global exposure to architecture education and practice are integral part of the teaching pedagogy at CAAD and devised to emplace the students with a competitive edge in their career.