Ludhiana, September 18, 2015: Architects from The Indian Institutes of Architects Chandigarh Punjab chapter (IIACPC) celebrated ARCASIA day in Ludhiana on Thursday, which was attended by many leading professionals. It is celebrated every year on 17th September.
It was for the first time that ARCASIA day was celebrated in the region. Architects present in the meeting discussed in detail various International and National issues, including sustainability, green architecture and smart cities. Architects welcomed the decision of Modi Government to create 100 smart cities in India in coming years and specially three cities from Punjab that is Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Amritsar.
ARCASIA is an organization of architects that consist of Presidents of the National Institutes of Architects. The organization itself serves as an extension for each member Institute’s, regional programme and relations.
ARCASIA was originated during 1967 Commonwealth Association of Architects (CAA) New Delhi Conference. The objective was to promote environmental design and the unity of Asian member Institutes of CAA.
As a world recognized organization today ARCASIA stands to unite National Institutes of Architects on a democratic basis throughout the Asian region, to foster friendly, intellectual, artistic, educational and scientific ties. It represents architects of the member institutes at National and International levels. This organization foster and maintain professional contacts, mutual co-operation and assistance among member institutes. It further promotes the development and education of architects and the architectural profession in their service to society.
The event was attended by Ar. Sanjay Goel, Ar. Rajan Tangri, Ar. Bimaldeep Singh, Ar. Yogesh Singla, Ar. Balbir Bagga, Ar. Tarsem Goyal, Ar. Gagandeep Singh, Ar. Jasdeep Kaur, Ar. Ankur Bhandari, Ar. Varunesh Kumra, Ar. Khushboo Raheja, Ar. Rupleen Kaur, Ar. Nidhi Raheja, Ar. Sandeep Grewal, Ar. Harsharan Singh, Ar. Amit Sanyal, Ar. Niranjan Kumar, Ar. Baljit Bawa, Ar. Jagpal Kalsi, Ar. Palka Nagpal, Ar. Usha Rani, Ar. Randhir Singh and Ashwani Thakur.
Friday, September 18, 2015