07 Aug 2019-|Mumbai

Study Tour of Karnataka

Fifth Semester students of Architecture and Interior Design, accompanied by four faculty members, went on a ten day study tour of Karnataka, that covered Bengaluru, Mysuru, Hassan, Bijapur (and Kolhapur on the return journey).

Apart from visiting the historic structures of Hampi, Badami, Pattadakal, Aihole, Mysuru, Bijapur and Kolhapur, the aim of this tour was also to study and understand some of the modern buildings built by renowned architects like Balkrishna Doshi, Gerard D’Cunha, Sanjay Mohe, etc. To comprehend the materials and the construction technologies employed in all the buildings that were visited was the other endevour of the tour.

The campuses and buildings that the students visited include IIM, Nrityagram, Padukone-Dravid Centre for Sports Excellence, HAL Aeronautical Museum, Indian Music Experience & Lido Mall. The students also got the opportunity to visit the office and interact with Ar, Sanjay Mohe.

Finally, an Institutional Building was the design problem that was set on the basis of this study tour.