Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University For Women
(Established by Govt. of Delhi vide Act 9 of 2012)
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Latest Events/ Workshops/ Seminars / Expert Lectures
S.No. Event Title Event Duration Event Description
1Department of Architecture & Planning, IGDTUW, presents online exhibition- the ‘Thesis Exhibit Batch 2015-2020’ 10th Oct – 31st Dec 2020 2020-10-10 to 2020-12-31.
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2Department of Architecture and Planning in association with IGDTUW-Anveshan Foundation presents its online series on “Architects on Architecture”, 3rd Oct 20202020-10-03 to 2022-10-03.
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3Awareness Webinar on ECO-NIWAS Samhita Code 2019, 24th July,2020-07-24 to 2020-07-24.
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4Technical Poster Competition on occasion of 87th Birth Anniversary of Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam2019-10-11 to 2019-10-11Technical Poster Competition on occasion of 87th Birth Anniversary of Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam held on 11th October 2018.
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5National Workshop on Thoughtful Cooling, 16th -20th Sept 20192019-09-16 to 2019-09-20One week Faculty Development Program (FDP) on THOUGHTFUL COOLING was organized from 16- 20 September, 2019, by the Department of Architecture & Planning, Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University for Women (IGDTUW).
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6Participation in the launch of Unnat Bharat Abhiyan and 1st LAC Meeting of UBA Cell at IGDTUW2019-08-22 to 2019-08-22First meeting of local advisory committee for Unnat Bharat Abhiyan was held in IGDTUW om 22ndAugust, 2019. Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA) is a flagship program of MHRD Govt. of India.
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7Participation in Annual NASA convention 20192019-01-19 to 2019-01-24Participation in Annual NASA convention 2019, SJB School of Architecture and Planning, Bangalore from 19th to 24th January 2019.
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8ZONASA 2018 October 20182018-10-18 to 2018-10-2123 students of B. Arch participated in a ZONASA 2018. The NASA India is one of the largest Architectural Student Organizations in the world with student participants from more than two hundred colleges all over the India and countries around the world.The main objective of NASA India is to create a platform for architecture students to learn and interact, engage them directly and indirectly through both online and offline platforms. NASA was held from October 18 to 21, 2018 at College of Architecture IET Bhaddal, Chandigarh with over 50 Colleges attending the convention. Zonal NASA India conducts events, conventions, seminars, workshops, design competitions & trophies and many other activities. Students of IGDTUW,B.Arch got special mention in trophies and stood first in the cultural fashion event as well.
9IGDTUW, Delhi Concluded National Workshop on Application of Virtual Reality in Architecture: A Visual Storytelling in Architecture (25th - 29th May, 2018)2018-05-25 to 2018-05-29Keeping in view of the importance of the subject and its inter departmental nature as advised by Shri Anil Baijal, Hon’ble Chancellor, IGDTUW and Lt. Governor, NCT Delhi, during 2nd Court meeting of IGDTUW, Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University for Women (IGDTUW), Delhi, is concluded National Workshop on Application of Virtual Reality in Architecture: A Visual Storytelling in Architecture organized by Department of Architecture and Planning in collaboration with Studio Foresight from 25th - 29th May, 2018.
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10Visit to Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi2018-03-16 to 2018-03-163rd year students of B. Arch undertook an architectural study tour of Rashtrapati Bhavan as part of their curriculum in History of Architecture-VI for better understanding of Indo-saracenic style of architecture. Students visited Rashtrapati Bhavan with a guided tour of the premises and inside under the supervision of accompanying faculty Ar. Venus Kashyap. 16
11One Day Workshop on Earth Construction with Hunnarshala Foundation in Bhuj, Gujarat on 22nd Feb 2018 of 2nd Year B.Arch Students, IGDTUW2018-02-22 to 2018-02-22Contemporary urban culture is one of copious consumption, which uses a lot of energy and resources and at the same time generates a lot of waste. HunnarshalaFoundation believes that it is essential to stress on technologies and materials that not very energy consuming as well as recycling the waste our environment generates. The goal of the workshop was to strengthen students with knowledge and skills required for understanding and promoting the various architecture and craft form with sustainable system. The workshop course lays importance of Earth construction. The students were given demonstration where in a conscious effort to use materials like waste wood in structural areas in the built form was shown. The students were given a tour of the campus which has a fair bit of rammed earth construction; use of waste product generated in china clay factories as an additive to the earth mixture was used. Students could understand Balinese thatching technique used in the building roof and the use of Rice husk for thatching. Apart from that the students could get a thorough understanding of various experimentation with other earth technologies and roofing techniques in the campus. The students were given a hands- on demonstration of understanding soil and testing it. Students could make adobe bricks and Wattle and Daub composite wall as part of their hands on activity. Overall the workshop gave the students an insight as to design built form using local material with local resources. The workshop was participated by 32 students including three faculty member Ar.Sneha Maji, Ar.VenusKashyap, Ar.Amit Agarwal .
12Workshop on Brick roof construction technique by Department of Architecture and Planning, IGDTUW2017-11-10 to 2017-11-10Brick roof construction workshop was organised by the department of Architecture and planning by inviting Ar. Suresh Vaidya Rajan who is an expert in Vernacular construction.. Students made mud bricks and were familiarised with hands on activity of construction of various roofing styles such as dome etc.Total number of participants was close to 120 including students from all years and all the department Faculty members. The final models were on display as part of the workshop exhibit and were visited by Hon’ble Vice Chancellor.
13One day Pottery Workshop with Delhi Blue Pottery trust in Triveni Kala Academi,Delhi for 1st year B.Arch,IGDTUW Students in October 20172017-10-20 to 2017-10-20The students of 1st YearB.Archparticipated in a one day workshop for understanding clay as a material for three dimensional expression as part of their Architectural Graphics Design course. The Delhi Blue Pottery Trust studios organised a three day event in Triveni Kala academi, Delhi where in instructors were giving hands on lesson using Clay in Sculpture, Jewellery and Pottery. The instructors were equipped with wheels, kilns, - both gas and woodfired and other materials such as clay, glazes etc.Students could learn techniques likethrowing; making lids, wares and handles, slab work, bisque firing, glazing, and glaze firing. The event also had exhibits of various clay works from all parts of India which gave students a nice exposure and awareness.31 students and two faculty members Ar.Sneha Maji and Ar.Aditi Kundu participated in the daylong event.
14Participation in “THE THIRD WAVE” ZONASA 2017 October 20172017-10-10 to 2017-10-1323 students of B. Arch participated in a ZONASA 2017 organised by ITM University. Zonal NASA convention ZONASA or zonal NASA convention is the miniature form of Annual National Convention, which promotes cross-college interaction by teaming up students of different colleges as a unit at a zonal level. As the name suggests, the notion behind participating in the zonal convention is to get exposure to the local talent and staging them, on a broader platform. This convention also encourages extra-curricular activities and gives students a humongous podium to showcase their talent outside their college
15Guest Lecture Series organised by Department of Architecture and Planning2017-09-15 to 2017-09-29Department of Architecture and Planning organised a month long 1st Guest Expert Lecture series. Many multi displinary area and wide spectrum of topics were covered as follows: 1. Psychology in Architecture by Expert Architect Taniya Saniyal on 15th September 2017. 2. Jal-Thal-Mal talk water and soil pollution –conservation techniques by Journalist Mr.Sopan Joshi on 21st September 2017 3. Dramatics Workshop was organised on 22nd September 2017 by an Architect and Theatre Person Akriti Singh. The workshop was open for the University and attended y 60 students and all in-house faculty members of Department of Architecture and Planning 4. Temple architecture of India and Restoration strategies adopted to conserve them management framework and gap areas by Ar.Meenakshi Dubey on 28th September 2017. 5. Understanding Plumbing and Water supply systems-From concept to commissioning by Mr.Sunil Jha on 29th September 2017.
16Three day visit to Mussoorie/Dehradun to study Hill Vernacular architecture as part of Architecture Design curriculum.2017-02-24 to 2017-02-27The visit to Dehradun and Mussoorie (Uttarakhand) was successfully conducted from 24th Feb to 27th Feb 2017.The visit was undertaken to study the complexities of Vernacular Hill construction. The first year students of architecture were accompanied by faculty members namely Ar.Preeti Chauhan and Ar.Amit Agrawal.A rich contextual study was undertaken which involved critical observation, interactive sessions with local architects and masons and then documentation of the data gathered. Various site visits to villages were conducted to see the vernacular construction styles like random rubble masonry, Timber structures like roofing, window, door, staircase, etc were studies in detail. The students interacted with the locals and were able to understand the environmental impact on the settlement lately. Settlement study, social setup, construction site visit and interaction with engineer in charge made the study trip full of rich experiences. The current Architecture Design studio deals with application of the knowledge gained and translating in a design based project. The entire trip was funded by the university.
17One day visit to Fatehpur Sikri (Agra) to study Mughal Architecture as part of History of Architecture curriculum.2017-02-16 to 2017-02-16Since the curriculum of Architecture deals with rich understanding of one past glory visit to sites with historic importance forms a crucial part of History of Architecture syllabus. Educational site visit to Fatehpur Sikri was conducted in Feb 16th 2017 in order acquaint and inspire the fourth semester students of architecture about the greatness of the Mughal Style of Architecture. Spatial organisation, architectural style and construction techniques of the complex were studied through field trip in order to understand its magnificent planning and the students were able to appreciate its architecture in its intricate details. Total number of students who were part of the trip was 38 and 3 faculty namely Ar.Sneha Maji, Ar.Venus Kashyap and Ar.Amit Agrawal accompanied the students to this visit.
18One day In house Workshop to study “Structures in Nature”2016-11-11 to 2016-11-11Architect Peu Banerjee Das conducted a one day workshop to familiarize the students with ‘Structures in Nature’. Architectural design and method of construction of buildings can only be well executed if the structure system takes into consideration safety, functionality and aesthetics. Various examples from nature can be derived which exhibit all these factors. The in house workshop was attended by first year B.Arch students along with all the faculty members. Various hands on activity were conducted and in depth lectures explaining various concepts were given. All the students had actionable take aways from this workshop. Certificates were given to all the participants as well.
19Three day visit to Chandigarh for study of climate responsive architecture2016-11-02 to 2016-11-04Chandigarh is one of the most significant urban planning experiments of the 20th century. It has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2016. It is the only one of the numerous urban planning schemes of Le Corbusier, the famous Swiss- French architect-planner, to have actually been executed. It is also the site of some of his greatest architectural creations. The city has had far-reaching impact, ushering in a modern idiom of architecture and city planning all over India and has become a symbol of planned urbanism. The tour was conducted which serves as a great academic interest to all the students of B.Arch. second year visited Chandigarh along with Faculty members Ar. Preeti Chauhan,Ar. Venus Kashyap. The three day tour had a very engaging itinerary which included visits to Museum & Art Gallery, Sector 10, Chandigarh, and visit to Chandigarh College of Architecture, Sector 12, and Visit to the Hon’ble High Court, Open Hand Monument, Punjab Assembly and the top floor of Punjab & Haryana Civil Secretariat to study the famous Le Corbusier’s work. Outdoor visits to spaces like War memorial and Sukhna Lake and rock garden were as also conducted. The entire trip was funded by the university.
20One day visit to Industry as part of Building Material and Construction Techniques studio to study manufacturing of Timber Products.2016-10-10 to 2016-10-10Site visit and Industry visits are integral part of the course Building Material and Construction Technology. Industry visits gives students an opportunity to observe industrial manufacturing processes in operation. A one day Industry visit to D S Doors in Faridabad was conducted in 21st October 2016 in order equip the students with first hand information regarding application and proper use of Building components like Doors and Windows as a part of Building Materials and Construction Techniques subject in their syllabus. Here the students could see the usage of timber right from seasoning to the manufacturing of doors and windows. Various joineries and assembling techniques were explained. The students were also given a rich lecture on various types of wood and samples of the wood were given to them which are exhibited in the Material Museum of architecture department. No of Participants: 39 students and 2 faculty Members (Ar.Sneha Maji and Ar.Kshitij Sinha).Transportation was arranged by the University.