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Faculty: SEM 06 Micro studio 'Design in Detail' at CARE School of Architecture



Adjunct Teaching Faculty: with Professor Wulf Boie, Europa University, Germany, EEM - Masters of Energy & Environment Management. Rational Use of Energy & Energy Auditing.

2018 May 13th–19th

Faculty, Basics of Building Biology (Baubiologie), at Summer Winter School, instructed by Mona Doctor-Pingel and Rene Janssen, Auroville. See Poster

2016 Nov

Undergraduate Thesis Co-Guide: Architecture of a Place: An Inquiry into the Relationship Between Place and Man, A Study of Auroville. Naomy Parikh, guide – Kireet Patel; Mona Doctor-Pingel.

2015 Dec

Undergraduate Thesis Guide: Tejaswi Balachander, CEPT_SID, Topic: Auroville: Reconciling the Personal within the Collective, A study of its Communities 1969-2015.


2022 May 21st–June 19th

Architecture Summer School, Course: How it's done? GFC I BOQ I EST, Shimul Javeri Kadri and Sarika Shetty (Online Program)

2020 Sep 28th–Oct 2nd

Workshop: Teaching Climate Responsive Design Approach, Institute of Design Education & Architectural Studies, Nagpur (Conducted by Council of Architecture, Online Training Program)

See Poster

2018 Aug 11th–26th

PITStudio, (Pan India Travelling Studio) with Pratyush Shankar and Gurjit Singh Matharoo. link

2016 Jul 29th–Aug 26th

PITStudio, (Pan Indian Travelling Studio), 2016, 2nd edition, with Pratyush Shankar and Gurjit Singh Matharoo. See Poster

2015 Nov 15th-21st

Mentor & Organizer:Auroville Sustainability Workshop, with Architect-Urban Planner Lalit Bhati, for Rachina Sansad Masters Programme in Environmental Architecture.

2015 Nov 1st–7th

Mentor & Organizer: Auroville Sustainability Workshop, with Architect-Urban Planner Lalit Bhati, for Rachina Sansad Masters Programme in Environmental Architecture.

2015 Nov 1st–7th

Mentor & Organizer: Auroville Sustainability Workshop, with Architect-Urban Planner Lalit Bhati, for Rachina Sansad Masters Programme in Environmental Architecture.

2015 Aug 2nd–21st

PITStudio, (Pan Indian Travelling Studio) 2015, 1st Edition, with Rajesh Renganathan and Gurjit Singh Matharoo. See Booklet

2015 Jul 3rd–5th

Curated Photo Exhibition of Built Works & Panel Discussion: Architecture of the Senses, at Incite Gallery, MMB Bangalore. link

2015 Mar 25th–26th

Exhibition of Works & Panel Discussion: Architecture of the Senses, SAP Chennai, Goethe Institute & Auroville Festival in Chennai. link

2013 Oct 7th–15

Convener: Indian Alumni Convention-Cum-Workshop on Renewable Energy & Sustainable Solutions For Remote Areas, Organized by Angiras Charitable Trust, held at Auroville and Pondicherry.

2022 May 21st–June 19th

Course: How it's done? GFC I BOQ I EST, Shimul Javeri Kadri and Sarika Shetty (Online Program)


2022 October 12th

Talk: Architecture of Senses and Sensibilities at North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong

2022 June 16th

Talk: Chapter Day Celebration, IIID Saurashtra Regional Chapter with Ar. Rahul Dalvi and Ar. Manish Gulhati

2021 April 17th

Talk: Dialogues Moderated by N H  Chhaya

on CoaSocial Facebook.

Sep 28th 2020 – Jan 30th 2021

Lecture Series: Building Biology, Mona Doctor-Pingel with Rene Janssen, Part of PADRA Webinar Series

(4 month online course).

Visit PADRA for more details on the course

2021 Jan 23rd

Talk: In conversation with Ar. Mona Doctor-Pingel, live Facebook video by ACEDGE. 

Join Ar. Mona Doctor-Pingel on Jan 23 at 6 PM as she talks about starting her design practice, Studio Naqshbandi and how young people can establish their own office. 

Link to Facebook video

2021 Jan 10th 

Online Presentation: Experiments in evolving a lifestyle in tune with Mother Nature, by Mona Doctor-Pingel,

Open to public, free for all.

Click here to see the poster

2020 Dec 18

FOAID Virtual Week (FVW): Touring through Auroville, an online event including presentations of architectural work by Dharmesh Vikramsinh Jadeja (Dustudio), Fabian Ostner (White Ant Studio), Mona Doctor–Pingel (Studio Naqshbandi), and Suhasini Ayer–Guigan (Auroville Design Consultants).

See FOAID India poster

2020 Jun 9th

Online Dialogue with Dean D'Cruz titled "Creative Communities", COAsocial dialogue # 3, curated by Council of Architecture.

2020 Apr 30th

Online Talk, Architects Connect 2.0: From Within to Without, for ACEDGE / ETHOS.

2018 Sep 28th

Talk: Building Technologies in Auroville, Journey of Auroville: Baroda Festival , IIID Baroda.

2018 Aug 23rd

Onsite Talk : Deepanam, a Case Study for Second Year Students, Arulmigu Meenakshi Amman College Of Engineering, Chennai.

2018 Mar 21st - 24th

Keynote Address, Journeying to Oneness through Architecture in Auroville, at the Lorne Sculpture Biennale: Creating Utopia conference, Australia.

2017 Sep 23rd

Lecture & site visit: Deepanam School,  A Case Study for Second Year Students, School of architecture, Vinayaka Missions University, Salem

2017 Mar 8th

Chief Guest and Presentation: An Inner Journey: From Within to Without, on the occasion of International Women's Day ,Sri Manoramabai Mundle College of Architecture, Nagpur.

2016 Dec 15th

Lecture: Sense of Place Between the Tangible & Intangible, FEED ( Forum for Excellence in Education and Design), Pune. See Poster

2016 Oct 21st–27th

Paper Presentation: Gujarat earthquake - Indian experiences and lessons for Nepal, International Conference on Ensuring Resilient and sustainable energy future, organised by FAEM, Nepal.

2016 Apr 9th

Lecture: An Auroville Experience, IIA, Auranagbad Center, Maharashtra Chapter, Aurangabad.

2016 Jan 14th

Lecture: An Inner Journey_Raga Bhairavi, State Of Architecture, organised by Urban Design Research Institute (UDRI) at The National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Mumbai.

2015 Sep 20th–25th

Paper Presentation: Energy Efficiency in Buildings, A Case Study of Warm-Humid Tropical Zone, Alumni workshop, Organized by DAAD, 25 Years Celebration at Europa University, EEM course, Flensburg, Germany.

2015 Jan 26th

Lecture: Building Technologies in Auroville, 2015 National National Association of Students of Architecture (NASA), MIDAS, Chennai.

2015 Jan 6th

Lecture: Building Technologies in Auroville, for GD Goenka University, Gurugram, organised by Auroville Bamboo Center Workshop.

2014 Nov 28th

Lecture: Sustainability a Way of Life, AIKTC college of architecture, Mumbai, organised by Auroville Bamboo Center.

2014 Nov 5th

Lecture: Sustainability a Way of Life, Rachna Sansad masters programme in environmental architecture, organised by CSR, Auroville Towards Sustainable Habitats.

2014 Sep 22nd

Lecture: Building Technologies in Auroville, for third year students, Pillai College Mumbai, organised by  Auroville Bamboo Center.

2014 Sep 7th

Lecture: Building Technologies in Auroville, Understanding Holistic Sustainability Perspectives in Architecture Education: Issues, Trends & opportunities, organised by AV Sustainability Institute, Center guest house, Auroville.

2014 Jun 18th

Lecture: Building Technologies in Auroville, Intensifying Utilization of Renewable Energy Technologies for Propelling Development of Asian Developing Countries, MES School of Architecture, Calcutta, 2nd Year Students, at Auroville Bamboo Center.

2014 May 30th

Lecture: Inside Outside Continuum - An Auroville Experience, Green Interiors: Health, Comfort and Sustainably Built Indoors, organised by IIID/IGBC/CII at Mumbai

2014 Apr 4th

Paper presentation: Energy Efficiency in Buildings: Performance Evaluation of Naturally Ventilated Buildings in Hot-Humid at the international conference on Climate, Intensifying Utilization of Renewable Energy Technologies for Propelling Development of Asian Developing Countries, BTU - University of Brandenburg, Cottbus, Germany.

2013 Dec 3rd

Lecture: Introduction To Building Technologies In Auroville, MMC, Auroville.

2013 Nov 23rd

Lecture: Studies & Challenges - Industrial Zone Of Auroville for final year students of Thanjavur School of Architecture.

2013 Nov 12th

Lecture: Energy Efficiency In Buildings : Performance Evaluation Of Naturally Ventilated Buildings In The Hot-Humid Zone Part of a Workshop Titled Towards Sustainable Habitats, Hosted by CSR, Auroville, Followed By Studio Visit.

2013 Aug 6th

Lecture: Co-Creating Café: "Buildings For A Dignified Living. What Values Are Non-Negotiable?", Organized by Summer School - Sustainable Building And Design Workshop (Manu Gopalan).

2013 Jul 6th

Lecture: by Mona Doctor-Pingel & Poppo Pingel, Organized by IIA Kolhapur.

2013 Mar 7th

Talk: Sustainable Habitats Workshop , Hosted at MMC, Auroville.

2013 Feb 

Lecture: Organized & Hosted at University Berkeley, UCB, California.


Jury & Lecture , Organized by SRM University, Chennai, Held at NASA 2009.


2022 March 25th

Jury Member, The iDAC Intelligence Series 2022, Chennai

2022 Jan 31st

Jury Member, Final year Thesis jury Sem-09 

Wadiyar Centre For Architecture, Mysuru

2014 Aug 30th

Jury member: IGBC/CII/DAIKIN Annual competition, Prevention Over Prescription for Architecture and Design Student Competition, at Shah Rukh Mistry Associates, Bangalore.

2020 Jul 11th

Online Review, Sixth Semester, Working Drawings, IDEA School of Architecture, Ahmedabad.

2020 Jun 18th–20th

Online Review, International Essay Competition: Role of Architecture in Nation Building, Council of Architecture.

2020 Jun 17th–18th

Online Jury, Fourth Semester,  Housing Studio, NIRMA School of Architecture, Ahmedabad.

2020 Jun 1st

Online Jury, Final Year Design Thesis, Sushant School of Architecture, Delhi.

2018 Feb 18th

Jury Member, NDTV Design and Architecture Awards, Delhi.

2017 Sep 2nd

Jury member, National Association of Students of Architecture (NASA): ANDC trophy - Reimagining alternative urban spaces, Arulmigu Meenakshi Amman College of Engineering, Chennai.

2016 Aug 30th–31st

Jury Member, National awards for excellence in Architectural Thesis, West Zone, National Institute of Advanced Studies in Architecture (NIASA), Pune.

2015 Aug 12th–13th

Jury Member, National awards for excellence in architectural Thesis, East Zone, National Institute of Advanced Studies in Architecture (NIASA), Kolkata.

2015 Jul 15th

Guest of Honor & National Advisory Board member: International Conference on Sustainable technologies in Building and Environment, organised by Sathyabama University, Chennai.

2015 Feb 13th–15th

Jury Member, Kurula Varkey Forum 2015, CEPT Ahmedabad.

2015 Jan 29th–31st

Advisory Board Member, Conference: Thanima _Reinventing Design Pedagogy and Contextual Aesthetics, NIT, Calicut.

2013 Dec 28th

Jury Panelist for Discussion on Sustainability, 21 : Inspire, Innovate, Sustain, IIA national Conference, Chennai

2013 Dec 9th

Jury member: Undergrad Final Year, Urban Design Studio, Shopping Precincts of Delhi Revisited, SPA, Delhi.

2012 Sept 7th–8th

Jury Member, National awards for excellence in architectural Thesis, West Zone, National Institute of Advanced Studies in Architecture (NIASA), Mumbai.

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