• Jul 8, 2020 from 4:00pm to 4:45pm
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The talk is about the relevance of water in shaping/sustaining human civilisation both as a fact and as a metaphor, using the example of Dholavira. Extensive study has been conducted by scholars on Dholavira which is varied but not conclusive. Here is an Architect's perspective on the city planning of Dholavira keeping in mind the relevance of water.

 Wednesday, 08 July 2020 | 16:00-16:45 IST 

Topic: Dholavira: an alternative narrative


  • 1555-1600 – Login and Standby on Zoom
  • 1600-1603 – Opening Remarks and Introduction
  • 1603-1623 – Master Speaks: Shaleen Sharma, Dean, School of Architecture, World University of Design
  • 1623-1628 – Fireside Chat on Technology: Mr Wilton Suresh Pangoria, Category Manager, Mobile workstation, Virtual Reality, Data Science, Strategic Growth Initiatives at HP
  • 1628-1645 – Discussion and Q&A

About Master Speaker

Shaleen Sharma has been a practicing Architect for over 22 years and had been actively involved in academics on visiting basis with reputed institutions like University School of Architecture and Planning (USAP) Delhi and KamlaRahejaVidyanidhi Institute for Architecture and Environmental Studies, Juhu, Mumbai. His formal education includes a Bachelors in Architecture from the TVB School of Habitat Studies and Masters in PRASADA (Practice Research and Advancement in South Asian Design and Architecture) from De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. Shaleen is also known for exploring the medium of film in the context of Architecture. He has made several documentaries for UGC on the subject of Architecture. Garden of the Heart: A Film on Architect Joseph Allen Stein is one of his well acclaimed documentaries.



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