Glass Academy's Enlightened Spaces is a monthly webinar facilitated by ACEDGE. The monthly theme of these webinars will look at different architectural typologies which relate to the days of celebrations and focuses on well-being.
January - World Family Literacy Day
In January, we celebrated World Family Literacy Day on 27th Jan with Architect Shantanu Poredi who talked about designs of Educational Institutions and shared MO I OF's award-winning design of SPA, Vijaywada.
February - World Social Justice Day
We were joined by Ar. Srinivas Murthy on 20th February to celebrate World Day of Social Justice where he talked about the Realm of Public Institutions and Spaces as the soul of the built environment.
March - World Theatre Day
Celebrating World Theatre Day in March we were joined by Ar. Ayan Sen and Ar. Anubha Fatehpuria.
Ar. Ayan Sen shared his insights on Functional, Aesthetic, and Sensorial aspects of Auditorium Design. While Ar. Anubha Fatepuria took us through a brief understanding of designing of today's theatres from her experience as an architect as well as theatre actor.
April - World Day of Safety and Health at Work
In April, we celebrated World Day of Safety and Health at Work with Ar. Alex Jacob and Ar. Bimal Kachroo who took us through the Design of Offices from experiences of projects from their own Practices.
May - World Day of Cultural Diversity
We celebrate World Day for Cultural Diversity in May with Ar. Nandan Malani and Ar. Purva Shah from 'Cause – an initiative', a Nashik-based social architectural firm, who shared their thoughts on Museums and Landscapes in Historic sites. The second talk if the month is by Ar. Moulshri Joshi, founding partner of award-winning design practice Space Matters, New Delhi on Industrial Heritage Museums.
June - World Environment Day
In June, we celebrate World Environment Day with Ar. Sriram Ganapathi from KSM Architecture, Chennai who talked about Climate Sensitive and Ar. Vinita Kaur Chiragia from Studio Design Jatra who talked on Vernacular Architecture.
July - World Hepatitis Day
In July, we are looking into the typology of Hospitals in awareness of World Hepatitis Day with Ar. Nandini Bazaz who shared her experience in Hospital Design and Ar. Shamit Manchanda who talked about Infrastructure Development of Healthcare sector.
August - World Humanitarian Day
In August, we celebrated World Humanitarian Day with Ar. Vidhya Mohankumar and Ar. Hemant Mahajan who spoke about People Oriented Design of Cities and Townships.
October - World Tourism Day and World Cities Day
In October, World Tourism Day was celebrated with Ar. Nanda Kumar and Ar. Gyanendra Singh Shekhawat as they talked about the Hotel and Recreational Spaces. 'World Cities Day' is being celebrated with Ar. Balaji Balaganesan and Ar. Chidambaram N with their session on 'Climate Change Resilient Cities' and with Ar. Ashutosh Jha on 'Dissecting a Master Plan Project'
November - World Toilet Day
World Toilet Day was celebrated in November. Ar Rohan Chavan gave a talk on 'People-Objects-Environment' while Ar. Pratima Joshi's session focused on 'Data Driven Sanitation for Urban Poor'
December - International Civil Aviation Day
International Civil Aviation Day will be celebrated in Delhi. Prof Charanjit Shah will give a talk on ‘Sustainability in Mega Infrastructure Projects’ on Dec 7th 2020 3:00pm-4:00 pm and Ar. Vinit Khanna will be give a talk on 'The Journey From Land to Air' open to all talk and Dec 21st 2020, 3:00pm-4:00 pm.