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Ganapati Model Making Workshop
23rd August 2017

Every year M.V.P.S's College of Architecture and Centre for Design, Nashik takes up student activities reflecting the institute philosophy viz. 'Learning by doing' and 'Co-existence with nature'. Ganpati model making workshop using eco-friendly material is one of such activities. Ganpati utsav is the festival which is celebrated with great enthusiasm in Nashik, but the idol worshiped at this occasion is mostly made up of plaster of paris. Many people are unaware of the danger it poses to our environment. Considering this fact the said workshop is conducted in the institute. Students explore their skills in making ganesh idols under guest expertise guidance at the same time paying their respect to nature. This activity greatly helps to bring awareness in students for reduced use of non-eco-friendly material. This year students of first to fourth year B.Arch and B.Des actively participated in the workshop under the guidance of Prof. Datrange accompanied by college faculties. The workshop ended with the variety of idols which were worshiped by everyone for next 5 days.


Orientation Towards Design
3rd July 2017
4th July 2017

MVPS College of Architecture & Center of Design had organized two days Orientation workshop for 1st year B.Des students dated on 3rdJuly 2017 & 4thJuly 2017 guided by Prof. Nishant Sharma from IDC IIT Powai, Mumbai. On 1st day students were divided into different groups and they were asked to work on 3 different materials i.e. Clay, POP(plaster of Paris) & Wood, which ranged from soft, hard and hardest. The Objective of this exercise was, student should play with materials to have hands on experience of creating their expressions. The expressions were diverse, unique & a celebration of the thought process of young entrants into the world of design.

On 2nd day an outdoor activity was conducted titled 'Body Storming', in which the class was divided into two groups and each group was given different task. The objective of this exercise was students should keep trying from failures, until they are at their wits end, from which a small seed of imagination may grow into a big tree of exploration. Students learn essence of team spirit, joy of sharing, the built of strong leader & of course learning.


Workshop On Desigining Lights By Mr.Kiran Gangadharan

A workshop on designing lights was conducted by Mr. KIRAN GANGADHARAN an alumni of IIT Guwahati, where 4th year product design students participated for 4 days. The brief was to create light lamps using a simple story. Most of the times minimalism is most difficult to achieve, hence the students were asked to create simple lights and understand the detailing that goes into it for manufacturing.


Complete Streets Workshop By ITDP
21st August 2017

The workshop on Complete streets was conducted by 'Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP), India' for fourth year B. Arch students, subject of Town Planning, under the Institute Philosophy - " Learning by Doing ". It is a step towards the betterment of Indian Urban streets by designing them to encourage non-motorized and public transport by meticulously analyzing the patterns of street usage by people in response to factors like availability of footpaths, shading on streets, lighting provisions, vehicle speed, amenities, safety, user friendliness and many more. The activity was guided by architects and urban planners, Ar. Rohit Gadia, Ar. Harshad Abhyankar, Ar. Advait Jani and Ar. Pranjali Deshpande-Agashe along with the faculty, Prof. Sanjeev Patil, Prof. Kiran Kadam and Prof. Gaurav Arbuj. Students surveyed the identified main streets within the Nashik city and mapped the observations. After analyzing the same, street design proposals were generated under five parameters of walkability, parking, footpaths, crowd streets mapping and building use. ITDP being an advisory body for the local authorities, the proposals thus generated are aimed to be presented to the Municipal Corporation, Nashik in the form of street design guidelines for further development and execution.


Technical Communication Workshop For Personality Development
28th January 2017

Second And Third Year Workshop- Technical Communication


Design Workshop - Fractal Geometry
9th January 2017

A three days joint collaboration workshop on 'Fractal Geometry' was organized in the institute with the first year B.Arch. students of MVPS's College of Architecture & Center for Design ,Nashik & First Year B. Arch. students from Academy of Architecture, Mumbai.


Workshop on Climate Responsive Architecture by Prof. Kolhatkar

A two days workshop on 'Climate Responsive Architecture' was conducted in the institute by Sr. Prof. S.L. Kolhatkar from Bharati Vidyapeeth college of Architecture, Pune. The workshop was conducted for 3rd and 4th year B.Arch students under the curriculum Institute philosophy - 'Co-existence with nature'


Landscape in Inscapes
17th January 2016
18th January 2016

Ar. Apeksha Kute, a renowned practicing landscape architect in Nashik, conducted a workshop on Landscape in inscapes for Architecture and Design fraternity students from third and fourth year. The Workshop aimed at giving exposure to the students towards future possibilities of the Inscape design- concerns, challenges and new possibilities.


Linear Elements in Textiles (Interior)
12th January 2016
13th January 2016

Dr. Padmini Balram, Ph.D. CEPT University, Ahmedabad, conducted a two days workshop on 'Linear Elements in Textiles' for B.Des Interior design students.


Brick Workshop of AVD ( Arches, Vaults, Domes) by Ar. Rahul Rawat & Ar. Praveen Mali.
24th January 2015
25th January 2015
26th January 2015

In his presentation, 'Reinventing the tradition for better future', Ar. Praveen Mali focused on the benefits of traditional load bearing brick construction over R.C.C construction by demonstrating his own projects. The presentation was followed by a two days hands on workshop on brick arches, domes and vaults construction under the guidance of Ar. Praveen Mali and Ar. Rahul Rawat, who are strongly into sustainable architecture designing and study of local building materials and technology for cost effective solutions.


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