The lecture started with a series of visuals highlighting the evolution of dwelling units across the world and the basis of different spaces in response to varied contexts. She shared her research idea on the concept of dwelling that's understood as a part of one’s basic needs and considered private can be inferred as an urban element by intervening it in the context of time, place and user group.
In this line of events architect Shri. A. S. Aravindh delivered a talk titled ‘Rewal’s Architecture‘ reflecting on the significant works of legendary architect Shri. Raj Rewal.
Prof. Vinodh Vijayakumar, the Director of Chennai Academy of Architecture and Design outlined the lecture and formally invited the speaker to address the students.
Architect A. S. Aravindh elaborately dealt with the aspects of Traditional values in Indian architecture deployed by Raj Rewal in his works. The speaker further highlighted the architectural vocabulary and the treatment of structure as an aesthetic element seen from Rewal’s architecture. The talk came to a closure with a very interactive session between the faculty members of CAAD and the speaker inquiring in depth about the lecture. Ar. A. S. Aravindh further shared his professional as well as personal experiences working with Raj Rewal on what makes him a true master in the profession.
The event concluded with a vote of thanks by the lecture series Mr. H. Karthiban, refreshments and high tea.