"Architectural Journalism & Criticism Proceedings" Launched by IIA Ludhiana Center


Ludhiana, November 4, 2018: Indian Institute of Architects Ludhiana Center took the initiative of organizing a campaign for creating awareness about waterproofing in Collaboration with Dr.Fixit, Pidilite. The event was attended by more than hundred architect professionals.
The motto behind the same was to make professionals understand the importance of waterproofing in buildings and to spread knowledge about the five-point waterproofing solutions.
According to architect Sanjay Goel, the problem of dampness and water leakage is becoming a high-end disease for construction industry these days. He emphasized the use of waterproofing from the initial stages of erecting any structure. The major thrust areas discussed amongst the architects were waterproofing of roof, exterior walls, water tank, washrooms, kitchen and structural elements.
Also, Architectural Journalism & Criticism Competition proceedings 2017-18 by Architect Pappal Suneja who is based in Ooty and belongs to Ludhiana City was launched by the Ludhiana Center in the presence of architect Sanjay Goel, Chapter Chairman. The event was graced by Ar. Yogesh Singla - Chairman Ludhiana Center, Ar. Rajan Tangri- secretary, Ar Niranjan Kumar- Vice Chairman, Ar Balbir Bagga - Treasurer, Ar Bimaldeep Singh- Press secretary.
As per young budding architect Pappal, the profession is facing a great deal of dilemma in the country as the opportunities related to architecture are quite feeble. Thus, new areas need to be hunted for the overall growth and development. The act of happening is unknown until it is published so the new domain of architectural journalism that still needs to find its true wings must be promoted to the fullest potential. With this works and visions of architects shall be welcomed by the larger audience just like the professional ventures of Doctors, CA’s and Advocates is widely known and accepted.
On a concluding note, presentations on latest waterproofing techniques were appreciated by one and all and the event was also attended by architects including Harprit Kaur Dhillon, Simarpreet Kaur, Palka Nagpal, Sumit Sharma, Baljit Bawa, Gaganbir Singh, Jasdeep Kaur, Simran Gulati, Nikhita Malhotra, Nikhil Jindal, Sheenam jindal, Nikhil Singhanyia, Tonish Verma, Arjun Sharma, and Neeraj Sharma.

Sunday, November 4, 2018