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Lecture on “Decoding Architecture Critique”on 22nd December 2015

He deliberated on the difference between subjectivity and objectivity and thereby ascertained the importance of understanding the design briefs for every given exercise. The need for a sensitive approach to design keeping in mind the context was also probed. He explained the need for understanding the design vocabulary for effectively communicating design ideas.
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Lecture on “Ancient Indian Architecture”

Ar. Innisai commenced the lecture by explaining the difference between traditional architecture and vernacular architecture which are often interchanged. A glimpse of the various codes for construction and other abundant Sanskrit literature related to architecture that has been left unexplored were explained.
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Site Visit – Measured Drawing

The entire study was divided into 2 sessions. On site, the students studied the building thoroughly by measuring it and preparing various sketches. The second session focused on the importance of documentation where the students translated the sketches done on site in the form of floor plans, elevations, sections, details, etc.,
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Diwali Celebration at CAAD

CAAD students and staff members celebrated Diwali on 7th November 2015 to foster and cherish cultural diversity. The celebration started with students bursting crackers and exchanging sweets and concluded in group photo sessions and high tea.
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Lecture on “Sustainable Landscape Design”

His presentation deliberated on the best practices used and various concerns on site like rainwater harvesting, solar paneling, use of salvaged materials, efficient irrigation patterns, types of trees, percolation of water, etc. were discussed in particular. He discussed the various green concepts that were employed that resulted in the building being awarded the greenest factory in the country under industrial design.
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