ONGOING & UPCOMING EVENTS 2020
September 28th - January 30th 2021,
September 28th - October 2nd ,
Online Review, Sixth Semester, Working Drawings, IDEA School of Architecture, Ahmedabad.
Online Review, International Essay Competition: Role of Architecture in Nation Building, Council of Architecture.
June 17th -18th, 20th,
Online Jury, Fourth Semester, Housing Studio, NIRMA School of Architecture, Ahmedabad.
Online Dialogue with Dean D'Cruz titled "Creative Communities", COAsocial dialogue # 3, curated by Council of Architecture.
Online Jury, Final Year Design Thesis, Sushant School of Architecture, Delhi.
Online Talk, Architects Connect 2.0: From Within to Without, for ACEDGE / ETHOS.
Talk: Building Technologies in Auroville, Journey of Auroville: Baroda Festival , IIID Baroda.
Onsite Talk : Deepanam, a Case Study for Second Year Students, Arulmigu Meenakshi Amman College Of Engineering, Chennai.
PITStudio_Pan India Travelling Studio with Pratyush Shankar and Gurjit Singh Matharoo. link
May 13th - 19th,
Faculty, Basics of Building Biology (Baubiologie), at Summer Winter School, instructed by Mona Doctor-Pingel and Rene Janssen, Auroville. See Poster
March 21st - 24th,
Keynote Address, Journeying to Oneness through Architecture in Auroville, at the Lorne Sculpture Biennale: Creating Utopia conference, Australia.
Jury Member, NDTV Design and Architecture Awards, Delhi.
Lecture & site visit: Deepanam School, A Case Study for Second Year Students, School of architecture, Vinayaka Missions University, Salem
Jury member, National Association of Students of Architecture (NASA): ANDC trophy - Reimagining alternative urban spaces, Arulmigu Meenakshi Amman College of Engineering, Chennai.
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.
Lecture: Sense of Place Between the Tangible & Intangible, FEED ( Forum for Excellence in Education and Design), Pune. See Poster
Paper : Gujarat earthquake - Indian experiences and lessons for Nepal, International Conference on Ensuring Resilient and sustainable energy future, organised by FAEM, Nepal.
Jury Member, National awards for excellence in Architectural Thesis, West Zone, National Institute of Advanced Studies in Architecture (NIASA), Pune.
July 29th - August 26th,
PITStudio Pan Indian Travelling Studio, 2016, 2nd edition, with Pratyush Shankar and Gurjit Singh Matharoo. See Poster
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.
Lecture: An Auroville Experience, IIA, Auranagbad Center, Maharashtra Chapter, Aurangabad.
Mentor & Organizer: Auroville Sustainability Workshop, with Architect-Urban Planner Lalit Bhati, for Rachina Sansad Masters Programme in Environmental Architecture.
UG Thesis Guide, Tejaswi Balachander, CEPT_SID, Topic: Auroville: Reconciling the personal within the collective.
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.
Jury Member, National awards for excellence in architectural Thesis, East Zone, National Institute of Advanced Studies in Architecture (NIASA), Kolkata.
PITStudio Pan Indian Travelling Studio ( PITS) 2015, 1st Edition, with Rajesh Renganathan and Gurjit Singh Matharoo. See Booklet
Guest of Honor & National advisory Board member : International Conference on Sustainable technologies in Building and Environment, organised by Sathyabama University, Chennai.
Curated Photo Exhibition of Built works & Panel discussion : Architecture of the Senses, at Incite Gallery, MMB Bangalore. link
Exhibition of works & Panel Discussion: Architecture of the Senses, SAP Chennai, Goethe Institute & Auroville Festival in Chennai. link
Jury Member, Kurula Varkey Forum 2015, CEPT Ahmedabad.
January 29th - 31st,
Advisory Board Member, Conference: Thanima _Reinventing Design Pedagogy and Contextual Aesthetics, NIT, Calicut.
Lecture: Building Technologies in Auroville, 2015 National National Association of Students of Architecture (NASA), MIDAS, Chennai.
Lecture: Building Technologies in Auroville, for GD Goenka University, Gurugram, organised by Auroville Bamboo Center Workshop.
Lecture: Sustainability a Way of Life, AIKTC college of architecture, Mumbai, organised by Auroville Bamboo Center.
Lecture: Sustainability a Way of Life, Rachna Sansad masters programme in environmental architecture, organised by CSR, Auroville Towards Sustainable Habitats.
October - December,
Adjunct Teaching Faculty with Professor Wulf Boie, Europa University, Germany, EEM - Masters of Energy & Environment Management. Rational Use of Energy & Energy Auditing.
Lecture: Building Technologies in Auroville, for third year students, Pillai College Mumbai, organised by Auroville Bamboo Center.
Lecture: Building Technologies in Auroville, Understanding Holistic Sustainability Perspectives in Architecture Education: Issues, Trends & opportunities, organised by AV Sustainability Institute, Center guest house, Auroville.
Jury member: IGBC/CII/DAIKIN Annual competition, Prevention Over Prescription for Architecture and Design Student Competition, at Shah Rukh Mistry Associates, Bangalore.
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.
Lecture: Inside Outside Continuum - An Auroville Experience, Green Interiors: Health, Comfort and Sustainably Built Indoors, organised by IIID/IGBC/CII at Mumbai
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.
December 28th Jury,
Panelist for Discussion on Sustainability, 21 : Inspire, Innovate, Sustain, IIA national Conference, Chennai
Jury member: Undergrad Final Year, Urban Design Studio, Shopping Precincts of Delhi Revisited, SPA, Delhi.
Lecture: Introduction To Building Technologies In Auroville, MMC, Auroville.
Lecture: Studies & Challenges - Industrial Zone Of Auroville for final year students of Thanjavur School of Architecture.
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.
Convener: Indian Alumni Convention-Cum-Workshop on Renewable Energy & Sustainable Solutions For Remote Areas, Organized by Angiras Charitable Trust, held at Auroville and Pondicherry.
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).
Lecture: by Mona Doctor-Pingel & Poppo Pingel, Organized by IIA Kolhapur.
Talk: Sustainable Habitats Workshop , Hosted at MMC, Auroville.
Lecture: Organized & Hosted at University Berkeley, UCB, California.
Jury Member, National awards for excellence in architectural Thesis, West Zone, National Institute of Advanced Studies in Architecture (NIASA), Mumbai.
Jury & Lecture , Organized by SRM University, Chennai, Held at NASA 2009.