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Lecture on “Raj Rewal’s Architecture”

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Chennai Academy of Architecture and Design (CAAD), is a stand alone Architecture Institution near Periyapalayam Amman Temple offering B.Arch degree. A series of workshops are conducted at CAAD for experiential learning and eminent speakers and professionals in the field of architecture are invited to address the students constantly bridging the gap between the architecture education and the field expectations of the profession.

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.


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