Parul University holds a unique display of art and creativity on World Architecture Day
The 4th October is celebrated as World Architecture Day to commemorate the vital role that architects play in building our present and future.
The 4th October is celebrated as World Architecture Day to commemorate the vital role that architects play in building our present and future. Parul University's Faculty of Architecture and Planning observe this day by holding an exhibition of state of the art architectural projects and inspiring conceptual displays with expert talks as a highlight of the occasion.
The event consists of 3 segments that include presentations by the senior academicians and practitioners and talks by young dynamic architects with established architectural practice, an academic exhibition showcasing the project work of the students and an exclusive display of selective photographs clicked by prominent press journalists of the city.
Talking about some of the projects, students proposed designs of Ship Breaking museum at Alang, AIIMS showing architecture help into healing, cultural Centre at Sabarmati river front, skill development centre at Pondicherry by 3rd year foreign student from Zimbabwe, fashion arena at Srinagar by 5th Semester student Ananya Singhai using the local climate to full use, National Maritime Heritage Museum at Lothal and many others.
The exhibition of noteworthy projects from architecture students of the University showcasing different facets of the outcome of the institute's three fold pedagogy which includes exposure, exploration, expression. These selective thesis projects of the students portray the culmination of their academic career and were displayed categorically, depending on their areas of research.
These areas include topics relevant to societal concerns, cultural facilities, urban infrastructure & transportation, educational facilities, parametric designs, sustainability concerns, which display the hard work and talent of the students. The exhibition also provided insights into the social responsibility initiatives, innovative academic initiatives and international exchange programs undertaken by the Institution all these years, since its establishment.
The event is graced by the prominent figures of the field of architecture including representatives of IIA (Indian Institute of Architects) and IIID (Indian Institute of Interior Designers), along with eminent Architects, Planners and Academicians.