To give our first year students an edge, a sciography workshop was organised early in their first semester. The participants interpreted paintings in the form of matchstick models, using light and shadow to create a visual impact.
The Workshop gave the students an opportunity to understand the basics and concept of Bridge Designing. Types of bridges and its various components were explained through audio-visuals. The students later designed and built models of bridges in balsa wood.
The advancement of technology has made man dependent on internet for all his needs. Internet has given man easy access to everything while sitting at one place. With the development of internet and it’s related benefits, also developed the concept of Cybercrime. To create awareness about the same thing amongst the students and faculty a Cybercrime workshop was conducted by Kherwadi Police station in the college premises. They also demonstrated how to safely use smart phones and make sure all online transactions are secured.
Ar. Avinash pathre, well known in the academic field for his rendering skills, was invited to teach the first year students rendering. This initiative was taken to help develop a strong sketching and rendering base of the students. Various methods were demonstrated and students practised the techniques on their own portfolio.
The workshop commenced with a presentation giving a brief explanation and analysis of the material and its handling. The students were introduced to ferrocement as a technology and not just a material. The workshop proceeded to a hands-on experience with the material, where every student participated and experimented with chicken mesh and cement mix.
In light of a number of natural and man made disasters that threaten human life it was decided to conduct disaster management training program in our college for Architecture Faculty,students and Administration staff. The same was conducted by Mr.DG Phondekar who is associated with KJ Somaiya College of Science and commerce. He is an NSS (National service scheme) co-ordinator.
Archline is a quarterly newsletter published by the college. It is an initiative of the students. This newsletter highlights all the students activities organised by the college as well as upcoming events. Students academic works, extra-curricular activities and achievements are also recognised.
Guest Lecture by Er. Shekhar Gokhale on Long Span structures conducted on 19/06/2017 for final year B.Arch students. Er.Shekhar Gokhale is a registered Structural Engineer with Mumbai Municipal Corporation and Thane Municipal Corporation and has about 27 years of experience in the field of Designing, Detailing, Site Inspection, Estimation & Costing, Project Planning, etc and also experience in various types of buildings-Residential, Commercial, Institutional, Industrial, etc.
Guest lecture by Ar. Minal Shetty on Heat Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) for the 4th year B.Arch students on 19/06/2017
A workshop was organised for all the faculties, on teaching methodologies the guest speaker for this workshop was Ar.Ajay sharma who has received the best teacher award 2015 from masa, in the field of allied design. Ar.Ajay presented his teaching modules and shared his experience and few of the assignments done by his students. Faculties were given tasks in the workhop for a hands on experience.
Ar. Fatema Master passion is sketching and doodling. She has effectively used her talent to not only document her works but also her travel experiences. She was invited to share with the first year students her techniques. All the students were later asked to document their journey from home to college by via a sketch or doodle.
The faculty for first year a.r.d. decided to pump up the creative geniuses of the students by organizing a city-outdoor sketch expedition at the Citypark, BKC, Mumbai.
This exciting seminar gave the students an exposure to the proffesional use of various materials, different techniques used to create patterns in 2d-3d format in various materials which can be applied for flooring, wall cladding, facades, furniture etc. Were shown .