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.
Chennai Academy of Architecture and Design (CAAD), is a stand alone Architecture Institution offering B.Arch degree. The college is located near Periapalayam Amman Temple, Chennai.
On a monthly basis CAAD conducts lectures by experts in topics for academic enrichment and also in allied fields which are required to mould the students into distinguished professionals. The lecture on the topic “Time Management” was successfully conducted on 15th October 2014.
The lecture series had a grand beginning by a welcome adress by the Director of the Institution Prof. Vinodh Vijayakumar. The Lecture was conducted at the Rajamannaraiah Hall at CAAD premises in the presence the international guests Mr. Gavin Neilson from Central Institute of Technology, Western Australia, Alla Svyshcheva and Mr. Vlad Svyshehev from Ukraine.
Yoga expert, Senior resident teacher at the Tiruvannamalai Ashram of the Foundation for Self Knowledge Brahmachari Viswa Chaitanya deliverd the lecture on the topic “Time Management” to the staff and student fraternity at CAAD.The speaker introduced effective tools of time management to the students and staff of CAAD. He clarified the five different stages of time management as Planning, Setting Goals, Delegation, Monitoring and Prioritizing and provided vital inputs on each stage of action. He added that efficient management of time helps to reduce stress, boost productivity and reclaim personal life.
The event was well covered in the media.The overall ambiance was grand and ceremonious and the event is a huge success.