Architectural education is not about classrooms, it's more about working hands-on and this workshop held by Principal architects of Prayogshalaa, Devyani Dayal and Amit Singh on alternative building materials and construction techniques gave the students a hands on experience of working and understanding materials.There was enthusiasm and curiosity amongst the students.
Inauguration of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhaya Academic Block
Faculty of Architecture, Lucknow, currently affiliated by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University inaugurated its new Academic Block Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhaya Academic Block with Hon’ble Chancellor & H.E. Governor of U.P. Shri. Ram Naik being the Chief guest. Special guest for the occasion was Shri. Ashutosh Tandon, Hon’ble Technical & Medical Education Minister of U.P. Among the dignitaries present were Dr. Vinay Kumar Pathak, Vice Chancellor, AKTU; Mr. Bhuvnesh Kumar (Secretary, Technical University).
Training Session for Weather Station
Faculty participated in the training session for the Weather station installed in the campus premise.
Gandhi Jayanti was celebrated campus and homage was paid to the humanitarian values Gandhi stood for.Gandhi ji was remembered for his contributions towards the Indian freedom struggle.
Pravah Art and Cultural Fest
Faculty of Architecture, Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam Technical University hosted the art segment Pravah Art and Cultural fest at its Tagore Marg campus. The zonal level winners from engineering colleges all over UP, under the umbrella of AKTU were the participants in the finals. An array of competitions such as Face Painting, Rangoli making, T-shirt painting, Mehendi design, Collage making and Poster making were held and approximately 80 students participated in
OPEN HOUSE EXHIBITION
Faculty of Architecture, Dr.A.P.J Abdul Kalam Technical University opened its door for the first ever Open House exhibition on 3rd January 2018. Prof.D C. Thapar inaugurated the exhibition. Deans and Directors from architecture schools in Lucknow were present to witness the work of the students. Architects from the city were also present.
This was an opportunity to visit the Architecture campus, speak to professors and current students, and see demonstrations and displays of student work, portfolios done over the semester. Entries prepared for Annual National competitions like NASA were also displayed. The projects like Extension of Archival Gallery, Abdul Kalam Memorial, AKTU, Retrofitting of Lal Baradari, Conservation of Chhattar Manzil Complex, RURBAN project, that the faculty has undertaken as consultancy were showcased.
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
All students, staff & faculty members of the College actively participated in the cleanliness drive around the campus in line with the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan’.
Being observed as India's Independence Day, 15th August was celebrated in the college with great patriotism and enthusiasm by students and staff together. The message conveyed to the young generation was to honor and respect the hard-fought freedom won by the freedom fighters.
Faculty of Architecture came together on the morning of 21st June 2017 to celebrate International Yoga Day in full fervor. The purpose of International Yoga Day is to promote yoga and endeavor towards making it a part and parcel of everyone's daily routine.
Faculty Development programme
The programme’s main intent was Research in architecture. Formal architectural research has become imperative in the contemporary context with both practice and education becoming more demanding. In the light of the same the institute held a two-week Faculty Development program involving varied streams related to architecture and research in allied fields. It involved experts, researchers and qualified professionals who shared their views and experiences.