Rendezvous D' Exposition," an exhibition showcasing students' works.
The Faculty of Architecture, Planning, and Design at Integral University has hosted "Rendezvous D' Exposition," an exhibition showcasing students' works. This inauguration of the event was held on morning of Friday, October 13, 2023, starting at 9:30 AM. It has taken place on the eve of World Habitat Day and was being celebrated in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Architects (IIA UP Chapter) and the Indian Institute of Interior Designers (IIID Lucknow Reg. Chapter). In alignment with the United Nations theme for Word Habitat Day this year, students had conducted various activities, including Poster creation, Product crafting, and Apparel Design, Heritage fashion walk, best out of Waste etc.
The Chief guest of the program was Prof. S.W. Akhtar, the Founder and Hon’ble Chancellor of Integral University. The event was presided over by the Hon’ble Pro-Chancellor, Hon'ble Vice-Chancellor Prof. Javed Musarrat, Registrar Prof. Dr. Mohammed Haris Siddiqui, Executive Director - International Affairs Prof. Syed Adnan Akhtar, Executive Director IIMSR Prof. Syed Mohammad Fauzan Akhtar and other esteemed dignitaries of the Integral University in addition to the Chairman Ar. Sandeep Saraswat of Indian institute of Architects (IIA) UP Chapter, Chairman Ar. Prasenjit Sanyal of the Indian institute of Interior Designers (IIID) UP chapter, Ar. Vishal Jain of IIID, Prof. Sunil Srivastava, Prof. Ritu Gulati, HoD Prof. (Dr.) Safiullah Khan, Dean- Prof. Zeba Nisar.
The event anticipates the presence of senior architects, planners, designers, and professionals in the built environment from Uttar Pradesh and Lucknow. The presence of U.P. Architects Association, Lucknow Architects Association (LAA), Institute of Town Planners, India (ITPI), faculty members, and students from the university as well as from others architecture colleges of UP and Lucknow were in very good numbers to see the exhibition of students work addressing national as well as international development issues. In addition, Fashion show competition was organised in the event to showcase their garments made out of waste fabrics. Fashion Design competition was empanelled by actor Dr. Sima Modi, RJ Ms. Shubhra, Dutch entrepreneur Ms. Sandra Blok, Fashion designer Mr. Shwetank Shukla, Dr Alvina Farooqui, Head Bioengineering and Ms Sheza Farrukh Baig.
The exhibition has concluded on 14.10.2023. Organisers of the event HoD- Prof. (Dr.) Safiullah Khan, Dean- Prof. Zeba Nisar has extended their thanks to the dignitaries, guests, professors, students for their participation and visit and assure for such events to organise in future as well to nurture and inspire the next generation of architects, planners, designers and built environment professions.
Prof. (Dr.) Safiullah Khan
Head of Department
Prof. Zeba Nisar
Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Design