Rethinking Architectural Education in South Asia

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Description

Institute of Architects Pakistan-Karachi Chapter (IAP-KC) and the Board of Architectural Education (BAE-IAP) are excited to announce the webinar series, “Rethinking Architectural Education in South Asia” to be held every Saturday, 5pm PKT (+5 GMT), first three sessions on 18th July and 25th July, 8th August, 2020.


Architectural Education: Learn, UN-Learn, RE-Learn

This online event takes upon the curiosity revolving around ‘new normal’ amidst the current situation and the need to adapt, redefine, and evolve the Architectural Education in South Asia.

Panelists include both international and national architects within academia and the profession, creating a dialogue to determine a direction which can ultimately bridge the gap between the utopia of academia and reality of practice. The series is an open dialogue between panelists which will be followed by a series of questions from the audience.

The second session titled, Learn, (Un)Learn, (Re)Learn , takes upon the curiosity revolving around ‘new normal’ amidst current situation and the need to adapt, redefine, and evolve the Architectural Education in South Asia. Panelists include both international and national architects within academia and the profession, creating a dialogue to determine a direction which can ultimately bridge the gap between the utopia of academia and reality of practice.


The panel for the second session comprises of esteemed Architects and Academics such as Ar. S.M. Jahangir Khan Sherpao (Pakistan), Ar. Dr. Prof. Anila Naeem (Pakistan), Ar. Prof. Ashraf M. Salama (UK), and Ar. Prof. Hasan-Uddin Khan (USA). This will be moderated by Architect Nabah Ali Saad and Architect Sami Chohan.
Period18 Jul 2020
Event typeSeminar
LocationKarachi, Pakistan
Degree of RecognitionInternational

Keywords

  • architectural education
  • design studio pedagogy
  • transdisciplinarity
  • decolonisation
  • global south