SMVDU Katra: Dr Rajeev Garg, Professor and Head of School of Architecture and Landscape Design, was invited as Eminent Speaker in National Seminar organized by Apeejay School of Planning in Noida during January 12 and 13, 2018. The National Seminar of Two days duration was organized on the theme “Architecture Theory and Praxis”. In an interactive session entitled ‘Rifts Challenges and Divergences in Architecture Education & Profession’; Dr. Garg presented his views and strategies to be adopted for Bridging GAPs in Academics and Profession of Architecture. He mentioned that multidimensional and effective training is necessary for all faculty members to contribute better in architectural education.
It is pertinent to mention here that he has a vision to strengthen School of Architecture and Landscape Design at SMVDU through innovation in teaching learning, initiate Master level degree courses and Doctoral research study. His thoughts on uplifting standards of architectural education by adopting Learners Oriented Approach through an Outcome Based Curriculum were well received by the participants. Prof Vivek Sabherwal, Director Apeejay School of Planning and Architecture, Ar Vijay Garg, Vice President CoA, Ar. Balbir Verma, Former President IIA, Ar Yatin Pandya, Eminent Architect and Ar. Anurag Verma, Professor of Apeejay School of Planning and Architecture were also present and participated during the interactive concluding session. Vice Chancellor of the University Prof. Sanjeev Jain and Dean Faculty of Engineering Prof. V. Verma congratulated Prof. Garg for the Invited Talk at Apeejay School of Planning and Architecture, Noida. The faculty/staff members of the School also extended their warm appreciations for the successful deliberations of Dr. Garg in the seminar.