ONE DAY WORKSHOP ON TEMPORARY STRUCTURES – BY AR. BAMBHANI , SDMCA NAGPUR
A Guest Lecture was conducted for 4th year students on Temporary Structures at SDMCOA, Nagpur. The purpose of guest lecture conducted was to understand the basic concept of temporary structures, the construction technique involved on site and types of installation techniques. Construction aspects using building materials like timber and steel, how it is designed on site. All aspects of designing and drafting questions on temporary structures were also explained by Ar. Ramesh Bhambhani Sir. This guest lecture was very helpful to understand the temporary structures using timber and steel sections.
ONE DAY CLAY WORKSHOP WAS ARRANGED FOR FIRST YEAR STUDENTS
A one day clay modelling workshop was conducted for the first year students on1st September 2018 by Mr. Vinod Raut ,This workshop was organized to developed interest in students to make Ganesh Murti as the Ganesh festival is around the corner. The students learnt different carving techniques and learnt scale and proportion of the murti. Student made different forms of Ganesh Murti with different size and shape. The session ended with a photo session. The workshop was well appreciated by the principal Dr. Sheeba Valsson.
TEACHER’S TRAINING PROGRAMME AT
SHRI DATTA MEGHE COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE, NAGPUR.
20th to 24th August 2018
The COA-TRC Teacher’s Training Programme on “Green Buildings and Energy Efficiency in Buildings” was organized from 20th to 24th August 2018. Ar. Ashok Mokha was the chief guest for the inauguration of this 5 days training programme which was followed by expert lectures by renowned Architects, Ar. GaurangLele, Ar. UmangAgrawal and Ar. MohakZanwar. Dr. SheebaValsson, Principal, SDMCA addressed the participants about the importance of Green Buildings and need of Energy efficiency.Apart from expert lectures, hands on exercises along with site visit to ‘MadhavNetralaya’ was also conducted.‘MadhavNetralaya’ is platinum rated green building designed by Ar. RajendraDongre. Participants from all over the country enthusiastically participated in this programme. The velidictory functionof this 5 days event was presided over byAr. P.S. Ahuja and Dr. SachinUntawale, CEO of MGI. The training programme was co-ordinated by Ar. MadhuraFadnavis and Er. Saili Kalamkar
GUEST LECTURE BY AR.AHOK MOKHA SIR WAS ARRANGED FOR STUDENTS OF SDMCA
A seminar on students excellence was conducted at SDMCA which was given by Ar. Ashok Mokha, Chairman, IGBC Vidharbha Chapter. The session was purely on how a student can excell in different fields with concentration and determination. The inputs given by him were truly aspiring and he also shared his professional experiences with the students which help them to keep their goal and he also motivated students with his valuable words.
GUEST LECTURE ON INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY
International women’s day was celebrated in SDMCA with all the teaching, non-teaching staff and students on 8th march 2018. The morning session started with a guest lecture by Dr. Harshada Rajurkar, Principal of Datta Meghe Ayurvedic College of Medical & Research Centre, Nagpur. She started with woman as the most advanced multitasking operating system. She explained the definition of “health” and also inculcated the awareness of same in the audience. She made it easy to understand the major Gynaecological problems such as menstrual disorders, PCODs, Leucorrhoea, infertility. She also gave information about the internal genital organs. Dr. Rajurkar ma’am not only explained the problems but also gave the solutions to the problems. She told about various exercises, balanced and healthy diet, and proper hygiene. The session concluded with a question answer session with the students. Ma’am cleared all the doubts and also informed about the preventions and precautions.
In afternoon session, all the teaching and non-teaching staff was felicitated with greetings and gifts from management by hands of Dr. Shekhar Bhole. Moreover, Dr. Sheeba Valsson, principal of SDMCA added an element of joy by gifting self-made canvas paintings to all the teaching and non-teaching ladies staff.
The morning and afternoon session together made a memorable Women’s Day for SDMCA team.
INDUCTION PROGRAMME AT SHRI DATTA MEGHE COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE, NAGPUR.
3rd August 2018
The Induction Programme for the first year students was held on 3rd August 2018. Hon. Shri Dattaji Meghe graced the function with informative words about MGI and motivated the students. Before the Induction programme, ten days orientation event for the first year students of Shri Datta Meghe College Of Architecture was conducted to orient the students towards art, architecture and creativity. News letter of SDMCA 'Archi Newsline' was also released by the hand of Hon. ShriDattajiMeghe. Dr. Sheeba Valsson, Principal, SDMCA, addressed the gathering & informed the students that apart from creativity it is important to be sincere and hard working to excel in this course. The convener and the coordinator of the programme, Ar. Sheetal Gadekar-Bagde, delivered a presentation on infrastructure, code of conduct, facility and faculty of SDMCA and concluded the programme with vote of thanks.
ORIGAMI WORKSHOP BY MR. AVINASH RANADE
11th May 2018
A one day Paper Origami workshop was conducted for the 12th student on 11th May 2018 by Mr. Avinash Ranade ,This workshop was organized to developed interest in students in the field of Architecture. The students learnt different paper folding techniques and made different items using paper. Student made paper box, magic ring and pen stand using different colored papers. The session ended with a photo session. The students were distributed prizes and a certificate of participation.
“FILL IN.....” A 3 DAYS WORKSHOP CONDUCTED FROM 9TH -11TH JULY 2018
9TH -11TH JULY 2018
“Fill in…” a 3Day Workshop which SDMCA conducted on 9th, 10th and 11th of July was a wonderful experience for the students of our college. The students of 2nd , 3rd and 4th year were distributed in the groups of 10-12 . The students participation in this activity was excellent as they were excited to transform their college which they will be using for the years to come. They had put all the efforts to transform the places into interesting areas for all the three days.
This workshop results in the transformation of the college building and the interesting spaces for the students interaction. This workshop was conducted by Ar. Ashwini Deo, Ar. Ankush Malve and Vinod Raut and was appriected by Dr. Sheeba Valsson.
Breakthrough Workshop- Vision and Mission Setting OF SDMCA
10th and 11th Feb 2018
A two days’ workshop was conducted successfully by Mr. B. Ebenezer, Head- ADCC academy and his team on 10th and 11th Feb 2018 at Shri Datta Meghe College of Architecture for all the teaching and clerical staff of SDMCA.
Expert lecture by Ar.Sandeep Pathe
An Expert Lecture by renowned architect Ar.Sandeep Pathe, was arranged for 2nd year students on 6th Feb. 2018 on “Design Approach to Kindergarden”.
Guest lecture by Ar.Rohit Saw
An Guest Lecture by Ar. Rohit Saw was arranged for 1st and 3rd year students on 23/02/2018 ,for understanding structural design and systems in details.
20th February 2018
Guest lecture by WIDEA Architects
A guest lecture was organized for the 3rd and 2nd year students on 20th February 2018 by WIDEA Architects on “Presentation Skills And Portfolio Presentation”. Wherein the team Sumit Singh, Shubham Bhujade & Jhanu Chanthar.,enlighten students on improving their presentation skills for portfolios.
EXPERT /GUEST LECTURES
Expert Lecture By Dr. Pratima Dhoke
The expert lecture on ‘Communication in Buildings’ was delivered by Dr. Pratima Dhoke for the third year students of SDMCA on 7th feb 2018, also she again delivered an expert lecture on ‘Building Automation System (BAS)’ for third year students on 14th feb2018 .
Expert lecture by Prof.R.G.Bambani
An Expert Lecture by renowned architect Prof.R.G.Bambani , was arranged for 3rd year students on 27th Feb. 2018 on “Ventilation Systems Of Buildings “.
Waste Management Awareness Programme In Collaboration With IGBC
A Waste-management Awareness Program was conducted by Ar.Nayana Tajne and Ar. Parikshit Mudholkar at Mahatma Gandhi High School wanadongri , nagpur on 21/02/2018 in collaboration with IGBC.
Photography Club Event
Visit To Maruti Chitampali Birds Sanctuary on 17/02/2018 – Photography Club Event.
Birla White “YUVARATNA NXT 2017
Date: 1st February 2018
A National Level Competition Arranged By Birla White Group And Theme Given Was Culture/Festivals Of India In Which 17 Groups Participated In This Competition And There Were 4-5 Students In Each Group.
Site visit IMPETUS Kindergarten, Nagpur, 8th February 2018
First year students visited IMPETUS Kindergarten which was helpful to them in understood furniture details, use of various colours and materials used for designing Kindergarten
Guest lecture by Ar.Vinaya Nandedkar
Date: 1st February 2018
A guest lecture was arranged for the students of SDMCA wherein Ar.Vinaya Nandedkar enlighten them on topic “Exploring Design”, it was an interactive session, where she also shared with students her personal experiences as a practicing architect in evolving various projects .
SITE VISITS/WORKSHOP/GUEST LECTURES
Workshop-Prof. Vishwas Dikhole
Date: 22nd January 2018
A workshop was conducted for the 1st year students on 22nd January 2018 by Prof. Vishwas Dikhole .The workshop intended towards in depth knowledge about Architectural Graphics as a subject.
Site visit KIDZEE Kindergarten, Nagpur
Date: 23rd January 2018
The design problem for 2nd semester is to design Kindergarten. For that they have to understand the basic data about Kindergarten like their requirements, Anthropometry data and surrounding, etc. To understand what is Kindergarten a visit was conducted for the 2nd semester students at KIDZEE Kindergarten Nagpur , which would help them in their design project.
Site visit to study Aluminum Sections
Date: 31st January 2018
A site visit to Rakesh trading company , wanadongri hingna was arranged for the 4th semester students,This gave them opportunity to study different aluminium sections and the joinery details. They got firsthand learning experience at on site executed work; they also cleared their doubts regarding the joinery and fixing details of aluminium sections ,They did see the assembling of the different aluminium sections for partitions, and fixing of the panels and glass to the partitions.
Guest lecture by Ar.Ashok Mokha
Date: 12th January 2018
An expert lecture by renowned Architect Ar.Ashok Mokha was arranged for 1st , 2nd and 3rd year students intending on self development ,confidence, positive thinking and goal setting in life.
Guest lecture by Dr.Ruxandra Crutescui
Date: 18th January 2018
An Expert Lecture by renowned architect, Dr. Ruxandra Crutescui, was arranged for 1st , 2nd and 3rd year students on “Sustainable Development and Architecture – New Challenge Due to Change in Climate”.