As a culmination of Architectural Conservation Elective class, we (C.A.R.E. School of Architecture) offered a Heritage walk around the Rockfort area, Tiruchirapalli. Final year students took the role of Lead Walkers. They explained the historical and heritage significance to the group, that came out of their research and field study. The course and the Read more about Heritage Walk | Malaikottai[…]
As part of Architectural Conservation class, a walk to introduce the Architectural Heritage of Puducherry was conducted on 18th Feb 2020. These are some images from the walk, guided by Conservation Architect, Asaithambi G, Guru Design Studio, Puducherry
As part of their course on building services, a team of second year students of architecture are on a trip to Musiri a small town near Trichy. The purpose of the visit is to understand how ecological sanitation and solid waste treatment systems work right from a small residence and up to a larger settlement. Read more about Solid Waste Management-Site Visit[…]
As a part of the Architectural Drawing Course, the fundamental abstracts of Architectural representation namely plan, section, elevation were introduced through documentation and measured drawings of vennataragarai, heritage ghat structure on the banks of the Cauvery river.
A team of second year students visited Naveen’s garden near Thuraiyur for an amazing experience of interacting with many animals living together. One can see and interact with animals right from cats, camel, dogs, donkeys, bull, horse, reptiles, fishes and others all living together wandering on a large farm land. The place is also developed Read more about A Site Visit to Understand Bio diversity – Naveen’s Garden[…]
An exercise in model making and Theory to understand relative scales and proportions through perception and memory,with an intent to develop physical models with proportions similar to the existing context.The premise for the same was the Thiruvannaikovil temple complex.
The first year students undertook a Site visit to Thiruvanaikovil, chosen as a premise, to understand and demonstrate the basic Theories of Architecture. Familiarity with the typology and context enhances the appreciation of the theories and helps in deciphering the architectural expression and in turn the experience. The Students, through restrictive drawing techniques understood both Read more about Thiruvanaikovil Site Visit[…]
A Site visit to the Rubine glass factory, the first professional toughened glass manufacturing and processing unit in Tamil Nadu, to understand the process of toughening and various types of advanced Architectural glass products available in the construction industry was organized as a part of the Building Material and construction studio.
A two week long design charette was conducted as a part of the third year studio programme to understand organization,light &fenestration and response to a given context.The charette was a precursor to the museum design studio programme to be situated in the historical Thanjavur palace precinct.The studio is mentored by professor PVK Rameshwar,academician , urban Read more about Studio program[…]
A walk through along with architect and conservationist Shakthi Murugan in the historical Thanjavur Palace precinct ,as a part of the conservation elective program.