5th Edition of Economic Times Architectural and Design Summit
The 5th edition of Architectural & Design Summit was recently held at The Sheraton Hotel in Delhi. Copowered by Nerolac, the theme of the event was “Designing for Diversified India”. The evening brought together many aspiring and leading architects, engineers, developers, interior designers and other industry related experts from across the country. The event started with a presentation by Manit Rastogi, Founder Partner of Morphogenesis, who spoke on glocal views on design personalisation. It was followed by spotlight sessions with focus on products, materials and designs, deliberated by Sanjay Joshi, Senior Vice President & Business Head, Everest Industries and Niraj Borikar, Head Marketing at Fundermax. The highlight of the event was the panel discussion which saw an audience participation enthusiastically. The discussion was on the topic “Chaos Theory: Designing for Diversified India”, moderated by Srinivas Murthy G, Chief Executive and Architect at SMG Design. The panelists included Dikshu C Kukreja (Architect and Urban Planner at CP Kukreja Architects), Sapna Kumar (Director of Chapman Taylor), Amit Gupta (Founding Partner at Studio Symbiosis), Kamal Meattle (Chairman of Paharpur Business Centre) and Dr. Vibhuti Sachdev (Dean at Ansal University). The evening was brought to an end in a colourful and positive note with the launch of a colour book on interior and exterior colour guides.