A3 FOUNDATION ORGANISED
The first of its kind, the foundation organized conference on “Architectural Journalism” held in Chandigarh College of Architecture on 21t September 2013. Eminent architects from all over India gave their views on this subject which is emerging as new career among architectural fraternity. A3 Foundation is pioneer organization that introduced awards in architectural Journalism three years ago. The previous awardees were Ar Apurva Bose Dutta from Bangalore, Ar Superna Rajguru from Delhi, Mr Munieshwar A Sagar from HT Chandigarh and Ar Rajesh Advani from Delhi. The jury comprises of important persons in the field.The conference witnessed talks by eminent architect SD Sharma, Dr SS Bhatti former Principal Chandigarh College of architecture, Prof Rajnish Wattas, Ar Apurva Bose, Dr Prof PSN Rao, Ar Vivek sabherwal and Ar Sangeet Sharma. The conference was actively attended by 200 students from Chandigarh, Mumbai, Bhopal, Pune and Amritsar. It was attended by many professionals also. “The goal of the conference to activate architectural journalism as an emerging occupation and to represent the professionals in reaching the masses through promoting the understanding of sensible architecture.” Said Sangeet Sharma, the founder Chairman of the foundation.
Pappal Suneja, student from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar bagged the A3F Journalism award, student category this year.