The eleventh of the CAAD lecture series had renowned conservation architect Ms. Kalpana from Chennai, who deliberated her experiences and memories on the topic “Tracing the history of Madras through built heritage”. This lecture materialised in a time when we all Chennaites geared up to celebrate the existence of its city as ‘Madras Week’ celebrations from August 16-23.
CAAD hosted the first Open House and Culturals on April 07, 2017 at the college premises in Thumbakkam. During the forenoon session, the campus was host to various eminent architects, dignitaries, students, their parents and architectural aspirants who were invited to witness the display of basic design and architectural design works produced by the students of CAAD as a part of their academic curriculum.
The “National Awards Programme for Excellence in Architectural Thesis 2016” (NIASA) , an event of Council of Architecture, is being held at CAAD- Chennai Academy of Architecture & Design from 25th – 27th Aug, 2016, one of the only 5 colleges across India to host the shortlisting event. CAAD is a standalone college of architecture located in Thumbakkam, Chennai, emerging as one of the finest architectural colleges in India with its state-of-the art infrastructure and industry focused teaching methods.