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The School of Architecture at Anant National University conducted the Final Thesis Review for the final year students. The batch of BArch 9th semester presented their work on topics ranging from 'Jail Design' to 'Design of the Bombay Stock Exchange' as part of Design Thesis. The topics for Research Thesis included 'Role of Mathematics in Indian Temples', 'Role of Light in Church Architecture' and more. The proposals of Urban Design explored redevelopment projects like 'Underspaces of Flyovers' and 'The Mumbai Dockyards'.
The jury panel included eminent architects Yatin Pandya, Pragnesh Shah, Jagdish Jani, Pallavi Mahida and Bhaskar Iyer, and urban designers Umesh Shurpali and Vishal Shah.
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Nishad Shirodkar from foundation year at #AnantU crafted a plane from used beverage cans.

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3rd year Architecture students working on 'Thermal Insulation and Sound Insulation for Public Building' as part of the Construction Techniques module taught by Prof. Maharishi Thula (@sir.maharishi). The exercise represents technical understanding of the different materials and methods used in the insulation process for any building  through live case study, market analysis and field survey.

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Winter Fete, a pre-christmas flea market was organised at #AnantU by and for its students, staff and faculty. The event space was divided into 3 sections - Contemp-Flea, Art of Crepuscular, and Live Art.
As a part of the completion of the subject ‘Contemporary Architecture’, the students of B.Arch. 5th Semester put up the ‘Contemp-Flea’, that showcased their learnings in the form of products, like paintings, clocks, pen-stands, succulents, and more. All the displayed work was for sale.
Another exhibition 'Art of Crepuscular - a study of daylight in contemporary churches around the world' was put up by 2nd-year students of Architecture. They showcased their learnings on vertical panels in the courtyard.
'Live Art' was an initiative by the Anant Fellows wherein participants could use any of the art supplies provided to create their own art. Live music was orchestrated to set the mood of the enclosed space.
Apart from these, a food stall, a donation booth, sustainability centre's stall, and AnantU's official merchandise pop-up store found their spots in the Winter Fete. The event was attended by over 300 members of the AnantU community.

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Mansee Barbhaiya (@intrepid_2196), our student from the founding batch of Bachelor of Planning (2014-2018), presented her paper on Economic Inequality at the 4th SVOC 'The Role of State in Varieties of Capitalism' Conference held at the Central European University, Budapest, Hungary, on 29th-30th November. The conference was organised by IWE CERS HAS & CEU CENS (Center for European Neighborhood Studies, Central European University) and attended by PhD scholars, academicians and economists from around the world. Mansee was the only undergraduate student presenting at the conference and we are proud that she represented AnantU. 
Highlights of the conference included 60 presentations focussed on ‘Uneven Development and Inequalities' along with two keynote speeches by Mr. Henk Overbeek (PhD scholar and Professor at Vrije University Amsterdam, Netherlands) and Mr. Robert Wade (Political economy and development scholar; Professor at London School of Economics, London). Mansee’s paper is based on extension of her thesis work and titled “Bridging the Gap: Impacts of Government Policies & Schemes in Reducing Economic Inequalities – A case of Kachchh District, Gujarat” (co-authored with Prof Ashima Banker). It covered the efforts made by the Government of Gujarat in formulating policies and schemes to tackle economic inequalities and received great appreciation from all attendees.

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AnantU's residential students went on a one-day trekking trip to Polo forest and explored the beautiful green landscapes and backwaters. Inspired by the 500-year old Jain temples, some students sketched the architectural masterpieces, while others played cricket in the woods.

A photography contest was held and the best 5 photos were selected. Winners are: Shreya Mehta, Pranai Sharma, Urjita Sharma, Siddharth Manoharmayun and Mandar Athavale.

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Admissions 2019-20 for UG and PG programmes at AnantU open now. Early bird free registration closes on 15th December. ₹250/- fee will be applicable after that.
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Foundation year students were taken to #SarkhejRoza for an exercise on perspective sketching. It was organised as part of the Elements of Design module undertaken by faculties of #AnantU, Swati Gupta and Nisar Momin.

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Brian Parkes, CEO, JamFactory, and former Associate Director, Australian Design Centre, conducted a half day workshop on 'designing for purpose through craft based production' for the students of MDes-IPD at #AnantU. He later delivered a lecture, 'Designing Craft, Crafting Design', for our undergraduate students.

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Extremely proud to announce that Harshil Parikh, #AnantFellow, Cohort 2017-18, has been awarded a Doshi Fellowship Special Commendation for his tireless contribution towards the cause of environmental improvements in poor communities. His commitment to use his professional knowledge and ability for societal good has been recognised by the Doshi Fellowship Committee.

#AnantU wishes him strength and success for all his noble endeavours.

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AnantU aims to be a #sustainable university campus, and one of the ways we intend on doing this is through responsible waste management. Instead of dumping solid waste into mini landfills that is not only bad for the environment but also smells awful, we believe best waste disposal practices should be undertaken by all members of the society.
To do our bit, we are installing trio bins across the university campus to segregate the different types of waste: food, plastic and others. The sorted waste will be used for different purposes, like turning the food waste into farm compost, and recycling plastic and other waste.

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