Due to unexpected weather conditions in Mumbai, the event has been rescheduled. Revised dates will be updated shortly.

Mumbai

TBA

An interesting challenge focused on bringing together the developers, architects, interior designers, builders, PMC’s, and solution providers to design a Living Space for a city by keeping in mind the diversified India, climatic conditions, tastes and preferences, and available materials in particular place.

5th Edition ET Architecture and Design Summit

West India Agenda

13:00 – 14:00
Interactive Session: My Colour, My World Interactive Session:
 

00-01 Minutes    -Introduction
01-10 Minutes   - Nerolac Presentations
10-50 Minutes   - Pre Event Interactive Session
50- 60 Minutes - Launch of the Colour Book

Speakers:

  • Kansai Nerolac Paints
4:00 – 14:30
Registration
14:30 – 14:40
Opening Remarks by ET Edge
14:40 – 15:00
World View: Making Buildings Intelligent, Memorable and Appropriate in a Global Context".
 
  • Recognising Cultural, climatic and economic diversity as an important parameter for developing design brief.
  • Why is it important?
  • How does the world look up to India with its vast cultural and architectural heritage par excellence?
  • Its role in value addition to/impact on the architectural design evolution.
  • And its impact on final product delivery standard and schedule in a global context.
  • How does it address sustainability issue?
  • And are there any financial implications?

[one or more topics as mentioned above can be addressed]

Speaker:

  • Larry Malcic, Director of Design at HOK London
15:00 – 15:20
Vantage Point: "Towards Humane, Sustainable and Timeless Built environments".
 

The presentation would touch upon aspect of plurality and diversity of Indian context and the responsive built environments which are Timeless in their aesthetics, socio-culturally appropriate, Environmentally sustainable and Economically affordable. The presentation highlights Issues/challenges of built form in Indian milieu and exemplifies approaches to respond the same. The guiding mantra is "Inspired by yesterday-Aspired for tomorrow". The cases discussed include heritage conservation to recy waste produced building components in slum centre, to sustainable campus design to participatory mass housing etc...

Speaker:

  • Yatin Pandya, Principal Architect, at FOOTPRINTS E.A.R.T.H. 
15:20 – 16:00
Panel Discussion: Designing for diversified India
  Suggested topics for discussion:
  • What are the clearly identifiable cultural elements/aspects that should be considered?
  • As a nation/society how have we done so far?
  • Can there be a distinctly Indian style of architecture?
  • Why is it important? And its global relevance.
  • Is it more for an architect to worry about it or should it be a collective initiative of the entire building industry?
  • Which are the areas/tools of change –if so desired?
  • How can the brief to architects be reinterpreted? What would be its impact?
  • How do we encash this as a marketing option?
Speakers:
  • Toby Blunt, Senior Partner at Fosters & partners
  • Niranjan Hiranadani, Co-Founder and Managing Director at Hiranandani Developers
  • Hafeez Contractor,  Chairman of Architect Hafeez Contractor
  • Bobby Mukherji, Principal Architect & Founder at Bobby Mukherji & Associates
  • Sunita Kohli, President at K2India
  • Rajeev Thakker, Principal Architect at Rajeev Thakker Associates
  • Reza Kabul, President, ARK Reza Kabul Architects
Moderator:
  • Abha Narain Lambah, Founder of Abha Narain Lambah Associates
16:00 – 16:15
Networking Coffee Break
16:15 – 16:25
Spotlight session: PLINTH & PATTERNS Speakers:
 
  • Everest Industries
16:25 – 17:25
Common Canvas: Cultural Context & Design Diversity
 

Pecha Kucha Format.

00-05 Minutes -Introduction
05-50 Minutes - Presentations
50-60 Minutes - Q& A Session

[No panel discussion] In this segment, we will have an architect & interior design pair each from North, South, East & West of India, representing their respective regions as a duo and present their presentation for a span of 5 minutes each on how culture, climate, living habits and other aspects impact the design and architecture of that region while designing a living space. What is the design philosophy they have followed while integrating local context and culture in a project they are delivered?
Each participating architect or the interior designer will get 5 minutes of time for making the orientation of maximum 10 - 20 slides. The presenter will present can present maximum of two projects with 5 - 10 slides each.

There will be two presenters from each region and thus the total duration of the session will be 1 hour including introduction and a short Q& A session.

North:

  • Manish Gulati, Founding Partner/ Architect, M:OFA
  • Aman Nath, Heritage Architecture Restorer & Co- Founder of Neemrana Hotel Chains
South:
  • Sanjay Gulati, Director at Gensler
  • Yatin Patel, Founder Director at ­DSP Design Associates
East:
  • Chinmoyananda Phukan, Principal Architect at Chinmoy Phukan and Associates
  • Ajay Arya, Founder of A square designs
West:
  • Kanhai Gandhi, Director at KNS Architects
  • Ninad Tipnis, Principal Architect, JTCPL Designs
17:25 – 17:55
Interactive Session: Colours of India: My Colour, My World Interactive Session:
 

00-01 Minutes    -Introduction
01-10 Minutes   - Nerolac Presentations
10-25 Minutes   - Interactive Story telling Session with the Audience +Q& A
25- 30 Minutes – Launch of the Colour Book

Speakers:

  • Kansai Nerolac Paints
  • Archana Tiwari Nayudu, Head – Content Development, ET- Edge
17:55 – 18:10
Networking Coffee Break
18:10 – 19:10
IMAGINATION STATION: Deciphering the Design Disconnect
 

Primary objective of the workshop is to engage the audience into the theme of the conference by way of soliciting their observations, points of view and ideas on a given topic. Thus having an active and participative audience, rather than passive listening participants. This will be achieved through a moderated workshop, consisting of architects, engineers, developers, academicians, product manufacturers and other industry experts.

Felicitators:

  • Bobby Mukherji, Principal Architect & Founder at Bobby Mukherji & Associates
  • Rahul Kulkarni, Senior Associate - Director at HOK
  • Rajiv Mishra, Principal at Sir JJ college of Architecture
  • Toby Blunt, Senior Partner at Fosters & partners
19:10 – 19:20
Spotlight session: PLINTH & PATTERNS Speakers:
  Stylam
19:20 – 20:00
Panel Discussion: Futureproofing Fuller Life
 

How technology and sustainable solutions will shape the way we live and design and build the living spaces.

Speakers:

  • Kamal Malik, Principal Architect at Malik Architecture
  • Rahul Kadri,Principal Architect & Partner at I.M.Kadri Architects
  • Kaustav Ghosh, High Rise Initiative Incharge at Larsen & Turbo
  • Tanmay Tattaghat, Director at EDS
  • Amar Tendulkar, President & Head - Design, Omkar Realtors and Developers
Moderator:
  • Girish Dravid Chairman of CTBUH – India
20:00 – 20:10
Chief Guest Address – Creating inclusive approach to plan urbanisation Chief Guest:
 
  • Mr. Nitin Kareer, Prinicipal Secretary -Urban Development, Govt of Maharashtra
20:10 – 20:15
Coffee Table book cover launch – at the hands of Chief Guest
20:15 – 20:30
Advisory Felicitation – At the hands of Chief Guest
 
  • Niranjan Hiranadani, Co-Founder and Managing Director at Hiranandani Developers
  • Bobby Mukherji, Principal Architect & Founder at Bobby Mukherji & Associates
  • Yatin Patel, Founder Director at ­DSP Design Associates
  • Tanmay Tattaghat, Director at EDS
20:30 – 20:40
Closing Remarks
20:45 onwards
Cocktail & Dinner