The School of Architecture and Planning conducted a presentation session on “The Asia Young Designer Awards (“AYDA”)
by Ar. Nikita Verma (Architect, Urbanist &Catalyst | Ethos India) on 21st August 2019.
During her presentation Ar. Nikita Verma spoke about the need to provide practical design solutions for this new world and its challenges to capture imagination of the next generation acting as catalyst. Around 30 plus students participated 1st to 5th year, School of architecture and Planning, K.R. Mangalam University.
The Asia Young Designer Awards (“AYDA”) was first launched in 2008 as part of Nippon Paint’s vision to nurture the next generation of design talents. The event serves as a platform to inspire architecture and interior design students to develop their skills through cross-learning opportunities and networking with key industry players as well as fellow architecture and interior design peers in the region.
The theme this year is “Forward: Challenging Design Boundaries”
with a focus on sustainability: This is open to the final year students, fourth year students, third year students and those who have graduated in 2019, 2018 and 2017.
She effectively explained the theme for this year concepts & later followed by question & answers session with students.