Andhra Pradesh

Move out of comfort zone, architects told

Visitors looking at some of the designs at Amaravati Design Festival in Mangalagiri on Friday.

Visitors looking at some of the designs at Amaravati Design Festival in Mangalagiri on Friday.  

Amaravati Design Festival begins

It was a meeting where the creative brains in design gathered at the Amaravati Design Festival which began at the CK Convention, at Mangalagiri. The festival was organised by the Institute of Indian Interior Designers (IIID) Amaravati chapter in association with the APCRDA.

IIID president Pratap Jadhav, in his inaugural address, urged the architecture students to update their knowledge by observing architectural changes globally.

Famous architect from South Africa Peter Rich sought architects to move out of comfort zone to create architectural innovations according the changing choices of the public with quality, facility and attraction. IIID Amaravati chapter chairman Pavan Suryadevara said that the Amaravati being designed as a world class new capital city, architects and architecture students have many opportunities to learn about the innovations.

He said that students from architecture colleges attending the festival and their designs would be displayed. In this festival, students of seven architecture colleges were participating giving chance to them to hone their skills.

Hastha Kala Utsavam

Mr. Pavan also said that the traditional handicrafts of the State would be displayed under Hastha Kala Utsavam on February 2 and 3. On Saturday, architect Norman Foster will address the gatherings about the Amaravati establishment from grass root level to till day and famous architects from Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Kochi, Hyderabad, Bengaluru and other places would address the gatherings.

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