One-day Training Programme for Architecture Students
A one-day training programme was organised by GRIHA Council for B.Arch. students of Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University for Women, New Delhi on 12th October, 2018.
The session started with a presentation on green buildings to impart knowledge to the students on green buildings, the rating process, criteria requirements, and compliance measures including good and bad practices under GRIHA version 2015 Post this, a session on Human Comfort (visual, thermal, and acoustic) was taken up, in which the students were taught about the NBC 2005, CPCB guidelines and codes to be followed for achieving human comfort in buildings. A field visit was also conducted within the campus to teach students about visual, thermal, and acoustic comfort. This field exercise helped students understand the importance of designing buildings keeping in mind a comfortable environment for the occupants of the building. A visual, thermal, and acoustic audit was also undertaken by students by GRIHA Council officials along with college faculty.
Over 60 students from the IGDTUW participated in the event, and benefitted from the programme. A certificate of participation was given to all the students at the end of the training programme. Overall the programme received an overwhelming response from all the participants.