JULY 2021

Origin | Indigenous and Cultural Knowledge

22 July 2021 | 09:30 – 17:00 IST

Day 1

Conclave Director -

Prof. Amrita Madan, Associate Prof. Himanshu Sanghani


Session Chair -

Prof Dr Vibhuti Sachdev Dean, SAA


Theme Convenor -

Assistant Prof Srijani Hazra

09:30 - 10:30 IST
Registration
Welcome Address
10:30 - 10:45 IST
Introduction to Mud Futures 2021-2022, Prof Amrita Madan, Conclave Director, SAA, Sushant University
Inauguration
10:45– 11:00 IST
Inaugurating Mud Futures 2021-2022, Dr DNS Kumar, Vice Chancellor, Sushant University
Concept
11:00– 11:10 IST
Concept Note, Prof Dr Vibhuti Sachdev, Dean, SAA, Sushant University
Theme
11:10– 11:15 IST
Theme Introduction – Origin, Srijani Hazra, Theme Convenor, Origin
Session 1
11:45 – 13:30 IST
Why not Mud?: Absence of earth in dominant practices of architecture, Prof Sanjay Prakash, Principal Consultant, Studio for Habitat Futures (SHiFT) Presentation followed by conversation with Prof Dr Vibhuti Sachdev, Dean, SAA, Sushant University
Session 2
14:30 – 15:45 IST
Mud - Finite and Infinite Material a conversation on cultural and societal attitudes, Dr Venugopal Maddipatti, Associate Professor, Dr B R Ambedkar University
Presentation followed by conversation with Prof Dr Vibhuti Sachdev, Dean, SAA, Sushant University
Session 3
16:00 – 16:50 IST
Mud Chats, मिट्टी से जुडी स्वास्थ्य और पर्ाावरण की कहामिर्ााँ (Health and Environmental Stories of Mud) Shri Mansukhbhai Raghavbhai Prajapati, Craftsman, Innovator, Entrepreneur | Mitticool - Soul of the Soil, Moderated by Himanshu Sanghani, Conclave Director
Closing
16:50 – 17:00 IST
Thank You Note, Himanshu Sanghani, Conclave Director
23 July 2021 | 09:00 – 17:00 IST

DAY 2

Conclave Director -

Prof. Amrita Madan, Associate Prof. Himanshu Sanghani


Session Chair -

Dr Parul Munjal, Associate Professor


Theme Convenor -

Assistant Prof Srijani Hazra

09:00 – 09:30 IST
Registration
Welcome Address
09:30 – 09:35 IST
Introduction to Mud Futures 2021-2022, Prof Amrita Madan, Conclave Director, SAA, Sushant University
Inauguration
09:35– 09:50 IST
Inaugurating Mud Futures 2021-2022, Dr Sanjeev Kumar Sharma, Registrar, Sushant University
Welcome
09:50– 10:00 IST
Welcome Note, Dr Parul Munjal, Chair
Session 1
10:00– 11:00 IST
Legitimizing the Living Traditions of Earth Cultures, Mr. Sandeep Virmani, Executive Vice Chairman, Hunnarshala Foundation Mr. Mahavir Acharya, Managing Director, Hunnarshala Foundation Moderated by Dr Parul Munjal, Chair
Session 2
11:30 – 13:00 IST
Tradition and Modernity of Earthen Architecture, Mr Satprem Maïni, Director, Auroville Earth Institute UNESCO Chair Earthen Architecture
Session 3
13:00 – 13:45 IST
The Winogradsky Column: revealing diverse microbial life in mud, Dr Ben Bridgens, Senior Lecturer in Architectural Technology, HBBE, Newcastle Universit Dr Angela Sherry, Environmental Microbial Microbiologist, HBBE, Newcastle University Himanshu Sanghani, Associate Professor and Associate Dean, SAA, Sushant University Moderated by Prof Dr Neena Singh Zutshi, Research Head, SAA, Sushant University
Session 4
14:30 – 16:00 IST
Climate, clay and culture, Dr Hubert Feigstorfer, Institute for Social Anthropology (ISA), Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW)
Discussion
16:00 – 16:50 IST
Global vs Local, Urban vs Rural, Dialogue between Co-Hosts, Partners, Speakers, Participants, Students and Faculty
Closing
16:50 – 17:00 IST
Closing Mud Futures 2021-2022 Announcing Next: Urban Origins, Himanshu Sanghani, Conclave Director

AUGUST 2021

Origin | Urban Origins

6 August 2021 | 09:30 – 15:30 IST

DAY 1 | The World of Mud

Conclave Director -

Prof. Amrita Madan, Associate Prof. Himanshu Sanghani


Session Chair -

Prof Zainab Faruqui Ali, PhD, DoA, BracU, Aruna Bhardwaj, SAA SU


Session Moderator -

Dr Mohammad Faruk, DoA, BracU, Srijani Hazra, SAA SU

Welcome Address
09:30 – 10:00 IST
Introduction to iPAC 2021-2022: Mud Futures- Prof Amrita Madan, SAA, Sushant University
Introduction to Urban Origins– Prof Zainab Faruqui Ali, PhD, DoA, Brac University
Inauguration
10:00 – 10:15 IST
Inauguration address- Asaduzzaman Noor, Honorable Member of Parliament, Government of The People’s Republic of Bangladesh
Session 1
10:15 – 11:30 IST
Architecture for Social and Ecological Justice- Architect Yasmeen Lari, Heritage Foundation Pakistan
Session 2
11:45 – 13:15 IST
Building with Earth for the Earth- Architect Waleed Shaalan, Agence française pour le développement d'Alula, KSA
Mud in the Present Context of Bangladesh- Architect Jalal Ahmed, J.A. Architects; Commonwealth Association of Architects, Past President IAB
Session 3
14:15 – 15:20 IST
Conversation on the Dilemma of Handling Mud
Prof Dr Vibhuti Sachdev, SAA, Sushant University
Architect Rafiq Azam, Shatotto architecture for green living and Architect Marina Tabassum, Marina Tabassum Architects, Bengal Institute for Architecture, Landscapes and Settlements
Closing
15:20 – 15:30 IST
Aruna Bhardwaj, SAA, Sushant University
7 August 2021 | 09:30 – 15:30 IST

DAY 2 | Mud Traditions

Conclave Director -

Prof. Amrita Madan, Associate Prof. Himanshu Sanghani


Session Chair -

Prof Fuad H Mallick, PhD, SoAD, BracU, Prof Amrita Madan, SAA SU


Session Moderator -

Dr Tanzil Idmam Shafique, The University of Sheffield, Himanshu Sanghani, SAA SU

Welcome Address
09:30 – 09:40 IST
Introduction to Urban Origins– Prof. Fuad Hassan Mallick, PhD, SoAD, Brac University
Session 1
09:40 – 10:50 IST
Hands on Mud- Architect Khandaker Hasibul Kabir, DoA, Brac University, Co.Creation.Architects in conversation with artisan Abdun Nime and artisan Azit Roy
Session 2
10:50 – 12:30 IST
Cool Data: Dwellings in the Deserts- Prof Zainab Faruqui Ali, SoAD, Brac University
আবহমান বাাংলার ঘর - The story of mud and thatch- Dr Sajid Bin Doza, State University of Bangladesh (SUB), IAB
Mud Chats: Tagore’s Tribute to Earth– an audio-visual recording
Session 3
13:30 – 14:30 IST
Culture, Society, House Form: Oman Observations- Prof. Soumyen Bandapadhyay, ArCHIAM, University of Liverpool
Session 4
14:30 – 15:20 IST
A cross cultural dialogue
Dr. Tanzil Idmam Shafique, The University of Sheffield
Architect Mona Doctor-Pingel, Studio Naqshbandi, Auroville
Architect Khandaker Hasibul Kabir, DoA, Brac University, Co.Creation.Architects
Closing
15:20 – 15:30 IST
Himanshu Sanghani SAA, Sushant University, Mohammad Habib Reza, SoAD, Brac University