Mr. Karthik Narayan, a LEED Accredited Professional, briefed the students about sustainable designing concepts like passive sustainable design, active design, wellness in buildings, life cycle analysis of buildings and LEED rating criteria. He also introduced the LEED Green Associate examination, its importance and the courses offered by EN3 Sustainability Solutions to prepare for the certification.
In this line of events architect Shri. Ravi Shankar (GIS Manager, EBOLA Outbreak and Response, World Health Organisation, HQ Geneva) and Architect. Amudha Ravi Shankar (Architect & Urban Planner) engaged in a dialogue with the students & sought their aspirations post eduction. They extended the discussion elaborating on the various “Niche Markets” where architecture education can a make diffirence. They also shared their professional as well as personal experiences in carving a unique career after a formal architecture education.
Prof. Vinodh Vijayakumar, the Director of Chennai Academy of Architecture and Design outlined the lecture and formally invited the speaker to address the students.
The talk came to a closure with a very interactive session between the students, faculty members of CAAD and the speaker inquiring in depth about the lecture. The event concluded with a vote of thanks by the Co-ordinator of lecture series Mr. Karthiban refreshments and high tea.