Faculty Development Program- Computer Applications in Architecture- 10-14 June 2019
Faculty of Architecture and Planning, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University hosted a Faculty Development Program from 10th-14th June 2019 on “Computer Applications in Architecture” in association with AICTE.
Studio Symbiosis whose principal founding member’s Britta Knobel Gupta and Amit Gupta are pioneers in the field parametric architecture conducted the program.The program was an intensive one and brought together faculty members from various institutions and involved a lot of brainstorming sessions. The end product of the FDP was a lightweight structure made by the participants in campus.
Badminton Tournament 2019
The college hosted Badminton tournament which saw participation and enthusiasm from all.The league went for a week with Finals being held at BBD Badminton Academy.It inculcated a healthy sense of competition and sportsmanship spirit amongst all.
Built Heritage Conservation for Future Use-An Open lecture by Ar. Nishant Upadhyay
Ar. Nishant shared his works and experiences in the field of heritage ,rural areas, traditions and landscape. through the means of an open lecture.He has worked with several national and international organisations like INTACH, UNESCO, ICOMOS.
Workshop on Conservation Materials (Lime)
Dr. Neeta Das conducted workshop on conservation materials with special emphasis on lime from 14th- 16th March at Faculty of Architecture campus. Dr. Das is the chairperson of NGO Mansara, Center for the study, Conservation and Development of the Built Heritage and listing faculty at School of Architecture,CEPT University.
Pravah Art and Cultural Fest - 2019
Faculty of Architecture, Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam Technical University hosted Pravah Art and Cultural fest at its Tagore Marg campus on 7th and 8th March 2019. The zonal level winners from engineering colleges all over UP, under the umbrella of AKTU participated 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.Distinguished personalities were invited as the judges for all the events. Their expertise and knowledge diversified thoughts and approaches for judging varied entries.
Lecture by Dr. Shaleen Singhal on Literature Review in Research
Dr Shaleen Singhal visited the campus on 9th March for a special lecture on Literature review in Research and methodology for review .Dr. Singhal is a Professor at TERI School of Advanced Studies with 21 years of research and academic experience working on sustainable urban development issues in India and UK
Lecture by Rosie Llewellyn Jones about Lord Claude Martin and Chhatarmanzil
A lecture on Lord Claude Martin and Chhatarmanzil was delivered by Dr. Rosie Llewellyn Jones. Dr. Jones is a well-known British scholar with an expertise on Lucknow and has authored several books on the city including “Last King in India, Wajid Ali Shah; Lucknow City of Illusions; Engaging Scoundrels;, and The Great Uprising In India, 1857.
A Workshop and Lecture on Water colour and Composition
A workshop on rendering techniques and composition was organised on 9th and 10th February , 2019 in FOA,AKTU premises. The workshop was conducted under the guidance of renowned sculptor, artist and academician Prof. Amanatullah on visual presentation techniques.
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.
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 the events.
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 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.