12 Sep 2019

Seminar On KOTI BANAL AND HERITAGE ARCHITECTURE by Department of Architecture


Since Uttarakhand lies in seismic zone 4, to make students aware of traditional techniques adapted in earthquake resistant buildings and the materials of construction used in those buildings, this seminar is being organized by Dev Bhoomi school of architecture.

Architectural awareness will be created with the help of this seminar, hence will be helpful later on for the designing in hilly regions.

Students will be more aware about conservation, recreation and sustainable architecture.

The following subheads will be covered during the lecture…site planning i.e site layouts, topography, surveying and leveling of the region, heritage of the hilly areas, culture and diversity in the same, tourism and aesthetics appearance with the combination of locally available natural environment, benefits of using local materials., drainage system, And many more…this will further on impact the students by affecting their planning and designing techniques, also how top adapt the methodologies  and working style in such type of hilly architectural regions.

Also the following aim will be covered….

  • To make students aware of the heritage and hill architecture in Uttarakhand.
  • To introduce the students about local material available.
  • To make students aware of traditional techniques adapted in earthquake resistant buildings
  • To make an introduction to vernacular and sustainable architecture.

To create an awareness about climatology and sustainability in hilly areas.

Speakers of the Events:


NameAkshay Agarwal
E-mail idMasonsarchitects@gmail.com
Designation & experience Principal architect of masons architects. (5 yrs field exp.)(also an educator)

Expert in hill architecture and study of heritage walks

Department Name ( Full Name)Dev Bhoomi School of Architecture
Course Name (Participants):Students and faculties of B.Arch
Date Time & Venue of Events:12 September 2019, 09:30 am onwards
Event Coordinator & Organizing Team MembersAr. Eti Agarwal(event coordinator),

Ar. Udayan ,Ar. Kapil Balmiki, Ar.Udita Devrani

Contact PersonAr. Udita Devrani


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