ASADI - POORNATHRAYEE NAVARATHRI SANGEETHA MANDAPAM-2021
Our honorable Chairman, Shri. Ar. B.R. Ajit, who is an ardent and
staunch lover of music, believes that “Architecture is frozen music”.
Reinforcing his ideology, on the auspicious occasion of Navarathri, a grand
musical celebration was arranged by ‘ASADI Cultural Initiative’ in association
with ‘Poornathraye Sangeetha Sabha’. The mega event that happened on three
successive evenings of Durgashtami, Mahanavami and Vijayadasami (13 Oct to[ .... ]
Our Chairman and Director, Prof. Ar. B.R Ajit, has been elected as Chairman of the Kerala Chapter of FOCUS (Forum of Critical Utility Services), a prestigious organization in the construction industry.
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COA Extension of Approval
ASADI is very proud and happy to announce that we are the only college under Mahatma Gandhi University to have received Extension of Approval from the Council of Architecture (COA) for a period of two years, 2021-2022 and 2022-2023![ .... ]
THINK BEYOND VYTTILA
'THINK BEYOND VYTTILA' - an initiative put forward by the R&D division of ASADI to re-develop and provide solutions to reduce traffic congestion in Vytilla, was presented by Prof.B.R Ajit, Chairman& Director of ASADI, to Sri.Anil Kumar,Worshipful Mayor of Cochin, Sri.Hibi Eden, Hon'ble MP, MLAs and the Commissioner of the Police Department, along with many distinguished guests on 31st of July at the Koothambalam, ASADI.[ .... ]
Adoor @ 80
As part of the 80th birthday celebrations of renowned Film Maker, Padma Vibhushan Dr.Adoor Gopalakrishnan, who is also an honored member of the International Board of Governors of ASADI, a special commemoration event was hosted by ASADI named ADOOR@80 on the 3rd of July 2021. It was well attended by many distinguished guests from India and all over the world who were eager to wish Dr. Adoor on his 80th birthday.[ .... ]
Artist Bindi Rajagopal being honoured with ponnada and certificate by Sri. Uttam Pacharne ,Chairman ,Lalit Kala Academy ,Department of Cultural affairs, India during a National women painter camp organized by Lalit Kala Academy at Kaniyakumari from the 16th to 22nd March 2021.
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of ASADI volunteer for the ലോകമേ തറവാട്
| Lokame Tharavadu – a three
month art exhibition by the [ .... ]
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ASADI VASTUKALA MAHATI AWARD 2020-21
Asian School of Architecture and Design Innovations (ASADI) conducted the [ .... ]
RENDER BATTLE- AN ARCHITECTURAL RENDERING COMPETITION
Congratulations dear ANANDHU ANIL for having come first in the Rendering competition. You have made every Asadian very very proud.[ .... ]
DAWN FEST 2020
8th January 2021 witnessed the induction ceremony for the 8th batch of the ASADIAN family. The momentous occasion was graced by His Excellency Mr. Venu Rajamony, the Ambassador of India to Netherlands and the 2020 Baburao Mhatre Gold Medal awarded architect Ar. S Gopakumar, founder and architect at Kochi-based Kumar Group Total Designers. Inspirational speeches by the eminent guests of honours, Chairman and Prof. Ar.B R Ajit, Principal Ar.Vipin S R, Director Dr.[ .... ]
A warm welcome to Mr. Gopi O.S who has joined the ASADI family as the Registrar. We wish him all the best.
A warm welcome to Mr. Gopi O.S who has joined the ASADI family as the Registrar. We wish him all the best.[ .... ]
Farewell to our Registrar Mr. Ajith.B. Congratulations on excellent service. Wishing him all the very best in his new venture.
Farewell to our Registrar Mr. Ajith.B. Congratulations on excellent service. Wishing him all the very best in his new venture.[ .... ]
Maskittonam - 2020
Our S7 student, Parvathy K Arun, was the winner (English) in Maskittonam - 2020, a writing competition as part of "All Kerala Inter-Architecture College Online Arts Fest"conducted by 'Architecture Student Central". The juror was Smt. Sujatha Warrier, noted wirter, editor & researcher.
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ASADI has been awarded the BEST ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN SCHOOL OF THE YEAR 2020
ASADI has been awarded the "BEST ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN SCHOOL OF THE YEAR 2020, SOUTH INDIA" at the National Architecture & Interior Design Excellence Awards 2020" held at Bangalore, by Beginup Research Intelligence.[ .... ]
National Education Policy (NEP)
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COA Extension of Approval 2020-21
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IGBC (Indian Green Building Council) Webinar held to mark the occasion of the second edition of Harit- Prem Bharat Mahotsav
ASADI IGBC Student Chapter attended an IGBC Webinar- Harit- Prem Bharat Mahotsav on the 28th of January 2020 at the Koothambalam.
The Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) has joined hands with Prem Jain Memorial Trust (PJMT) to carry forward the ideals and legacy of Dr. Prem. C. Jain, belove[ .... ]
ASADI INTERNATIONAL BOARD OF GOVERNORS MEETING
1. ASADI International Board of Governors (IBOG) visited ASADI for a week long session from the 20th to the 27th of October 2019 . The members present were Prof. Chris Johnson (Australia), Dr. Davina Jackson (Australia), Dr. Adoor Gopalakrishnan (India), Ambassador T.P Srinivasan( India), Prof. Sara Udina (Barcelona), and Special invitee, Dr. Sunil Dubey (Australia).This week long session comprised of presentations and workshops for the students of A[ .... ]
Honorary Professor of the Academic Union of Oxford
Prof. Ar. B.R Ajit, Chairman & Director of ASADI (Asian School of Architecture & Design Innovations), Cochin conferred with the title of “Honorary Professor of the Academic Union of Oxford” at Oxford, UK.
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A camp for transpeople, "Marivillu 2019" organized by the Kerala Youth Welfare Board for discussing issues faced by them along with a self-employment workshop, was held at ASADI from December 16th to 21st . It was inaugurated by Hon'ble MP, Sri. Hibi Eden. The painting workshop was inaugurated by noted artist Sri. [ .... ]
AGRICULTURAL MINISTER’S VISIT TO ASADI
On the 26th of October, ASADI had celebrated the harvest of its paddy fields. Sri Dr. Adoor Gopalakrishnan inaugurated the function. Members of ASADI’s International board of governors – Dr Davina Jackson (Australia), Prof. Chris Johnson(Australia), Dr. Sunil Dubey (Australia), Prof. Sara Udina (Barcelona), Dr George Paulson (U.S.A) ,other dignitaries like the Honorable Tripunithura MLA –M. Swaraj and the former Ambassador Of India Sri. T.P Sreenivasan al[ .... ]
New Dawn Fest 2019
"NEW DAWN FEST 2019", held
on the 8th of August, 2019, marked the inauguration and orientation for the new
batch of students (2019-2024). Hon’ble .Prof. K.V. Thomas, (Former Union Minister for Food and
Civil Supplies) was the Chief Guest for the occasion.
The programme was fully organized
by the second year students with the support of the third and final year
students, under the guidance[ .... ]
Visit of Sri. V. S Sunil Kumar,Hon’ble Minister for Agriculture
Visit of Sri. V. S Sunil Kumar,Hon’ble Minister for Agriculture,Government of Kerala,Thiruvananthapuram on 18th Oct 2019 Friday. [ .... ]
The Choice School kindergarten visit to ASADI
As a part of the Kindergarten theme on Community Helpers and Occupation The Choice Kindergarteners visited ASADI to show the children the paddy fields and vegetable farm which the architecture students had planted . The little ones were thrilled to see a farm in the heart of the city! The Architecture students of the college entertained the children with songs. At the end of the day a few children expressed their wish to become farmers when the[ .... ]
FRIDAY FOR FUTURE CLIMATE STRIKE
On Friday, 27th September 2019, the faculty & students of ASADI (Asian School of Architecture and Design Innovations) participated in the Global movement ‘#Fridays for Future’ climate strike which was initiated by an influential 16-year old Swedish girl named Greta Thunberg.
This spectacular e[ .... ]
ONAM CELEBRATIONS 2019
Onam Festival falls during the Malayalam month of Chingam
(August - September). It is the biggest festival celebrated with joy and
enthusiasm by people of all communities in Kerala. It commemorates the
subsequent homecoming of the legendary Emperor Mahabali. Onam is reminiscent of
Kerala’s agrarian past, and is considered to be a harvest festival.
Onam was celebrated at ASADI on August 6t[ .... ]
VERTICAL STUDIO - RVS , Chennai & ASADI , Kochi
THE CHILD and the CITY
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Independence Day Celebrations 2019
celebrated the 73rd Independence Day of India with the hoisting of
the Tricolor by Sri. Hibi Eden, Hon’ble MP, who was the Chief Guest for the
occasion, in the presence of Prof. B.R Ajit, Chairman & Director, ASADI,
special guests, staff and students of ASADI , followed by singing of the
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A function (Njattuvela) was held on
Sunday, the 7th of July 2019, at the “Koothambalam”, Silver Sand
Island, to inaugurate the cultivation of paddy on 50 cents of dry land on ASADI
campus which is located in the city centre. The Chief Guest of the function, Hon’ble
MLA, Tripunithura, Sri. M. Swaraj inaugurated the programme. He mentioned that if
all vacant plots of land within the city could be used for cultivation, it
would help t[ .... ]
Group of 30 students from the Asian School of Architecture and Design Innovations, Vytilla joined the EnteKochi exhibition. The students were introduced to the concept of multi-stakeholder participatory planning, a concept which was further elaborated through the live participation of the students in the activities at the exhibition space. Interactive and informative boards about Kochi’s urban challenges sparked discussions on how such an event or participato[ .... ]
ASADI STUDENT’S DESIGN SELECTED FOR THE FLOOD RELIEF HOUSING PROJECT OF BHARATIYA VIDYA BHAVAN
FELICITATION ON 6th APRIL 2019
Out of the 12 designs of ASADI students sh[ .... ]
EXPERT TALK SERIES
A very fruitful i[ .... ]
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ASADI Vastukala Mahati Award 2019 (The second award function in the series)
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TWO TOP RANKS FOR ASADI!
Our student, Ar. Jalwa Abdul Lathief (CGPA 7.87) has secured the 1st rank in Mahatma Gandhi University (MG University) in the recently announced List of Rank/Position holders of Final X Semester B.Arch Degree Exam held in May 2018.
Ar. Shahana Salahudeen (CGPA 7.51)
, another student of ASADI, has secured the 6th Ran[ .... ]
Expert Talk Series
ASADI held an Expert Talk Series by Dr. John D. Liu, Ecosystem Ambassador, The Commonland Foundation, Ecosystem Restoration Researches, Educator and Filmaker at the "Koothambalam" on the 19th of February 2019. The Talk was well attended by the students and faculty of ASADI.
Dr. Liu gave a very informative talk on the vagaries of consumerism which according to him, began from the [ .... ]
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ASADI celebrated its first Convocation 2018 for the first batch of passed out students (2013-2018)
The Asian School of Architecture and Design Innovations celebrated its first Convocation 2018 for the first batch of passed out students (2013-2018) on 7th January 2019. The programme was a grand event with the Chief Guest being The Hon’ble Governor of Mizoram, Sri. Kummanam Rajase[ .... ]
As you may know, ASADI is into
its sixth year of successful existence and we have already carved a niche for
ourselves through the years. We also have a formidable International Board of
Governors with leading internationally known Planners and Architects from
different parts of the world as well as a very highly professional Board of
Studies. We had recently held the meetings of the International Board of
Governors and Board of Studies in Septembe[ .... ]
Another feather to ASADI’s cap! ASADI Research Division (ARD)
Another feather to ASADI’s cap! ASADI Research Division (ARD) represented by our Faculty Ar. Prof. Fathim Rashna Kallingal , Ar.Prof. Sreelakshmi Menon and Ar. Prof. Athul Narayanan won first prize in “TARANG ’18 DATA HACKATHON: Forecasting and Managing Disaster: Data-driven solutions to effectively predict and manage natural calamities”, of ‘Rebuild Kerala’ themed Symposium, a National Level Fest organized by School of Management Studies, National I[ .... ]
Students of Asian School of Architecture and Design Innovations (ASADI), Cochin received Award of Special Mention in the Convention Trophy and the Fashion Trophy at the Zonal NASA (National Association of Students of Architecture) Competitions - Zone 6 held at EKC College of Architecture from 19[ .... ]
ASADI received the Award for Quality and Innovation in the Gold Category from BID Group One
ASADI received the Award for Quality and Innovation in the Gold Category from BID Group One (Business Initiative Directions) at the International Convention 2018 held at Frankfurt, Germany on the 22nd and 23rd of September 2018. The Award was presented on the 23rd of Sep[ .... ]
First Meeting of ASADI International Board of Governors and Board of Studies
The first meeting of ASADI International Board of Governors and Board of Studies was held on the 17th and 18th of September 2018 respectively. The meeting of the International Board of Governors was Chaired by Prof. Chris Johnson and attended by members like Prof. Sunil Dubey, Mr. Adoor Gopalakrishan,Dr. Davina Jackson and Ar. Elisa Silva while the meeting of the Board of Studies was Chaired by Prof Sunil Dubey and attended by members like Ar. Sharuk[ .... ]
Independence Day Celebration
Prof.Ar. B.R Ajit, Chairman & Director, Asian School of Architecture & Design Innovations (ASADI)seen handing over a cheque of Rs. 150000/- to the Chief Guest, MLA Hibi Eden towards the Chief Minister's Relief Fund on the occasion of the flag hoisting ceremony at ASADI on 15th August. Also seen in the picture are the ASADI Student Union Chairman Mr. Navaneeth an[ .... ]
NEW DAWN FEST 2018
The "NEW DAWN FEST 2018" - Orientation Programme for the new batch of students, was inaugurated on the 8th of August, 2018.The Chief Justice of Kerala High Court, Shri. Sunil Thomas was the Chief Guest.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Guest mentioned that ASADI is a unique institution, since it not only creates good architects but also prepares and moulds the new generation into responsible and social human beings.
The programme was organized exclusively by the second year stu[ .... ]
Re-opening day 2018-19 - General Meeting
The new semester 2018-19 re-opening day General Meeting of students with faculty and administration was held today, the 4th day of July 2018 at 10 am. The meeting was presided over by the Chairman & Director, Prof. Ar. B.R Ajit and was well attended by Senior Members of Management and Faculty including Mrs. Devi Ajit- Director, Finance, Prof. Ar. Jayanand Kilikar- Design Chair, Prof. Ar. Fathim Rashna Kallingal- Vice Principal, Prof. Ar. Dhanush Vayal[ .... ]
Reopening day, General Meeting for Students
Commencement of Odd Semester classes (S3, S5, S9) - General Meeting scheduled on Wednesday 4th July 2018 at 9 am.[ .... ]
The first faculty lunch meeting for the coming semester 2018-19 was organized today the 29th of June 2018 from 12.30 pm to 3 pm wherein faculty, both old and new, were updated and kept abreast with the academic policies of ASADI. All participants shared their thoughts on innovative teaching methodologies which can be adopted to achieve the vision and objectives of ASADI. Chairman of ASADI, Ar. Prof. B.R Ajit gave the pep talk to all faculty members regarding the [ .... ]
Official launch of ASADI revamped website
Official launch of ASADI revamped website.
The ASADI revamped website will be inaugurated by Honourable MLA, Sri. A.M. Arif, on Saturday 12th May 2018.
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Revival of Thirunelloor and Perumbalam Government High Schools
As part of the 3rd year Architectural Design Studio, the students undertook a project under the constituency of Hon.MLA, Sri. A.M. Arif, namely, ‘Revival of Thirunelloor and Perumbalam Government High Schools”. Students’ designs of the school campuses were presented to the PTA and Management of the respective schools. [ .... ]
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ASADI VASTUKALA MAHATI 2018
International Women's Day this year was marked by the event ‘Vastukala Mahati’- a strong and bold initiative, by ASADI to honour women architects who had completed their 25 years of architectural practice. Prominent architects and architect professors from various renowned institutions and organisations in Kerala were a part of the event. Brief addresses were given to students of the college by Sivasankaran Gopakumar - Principal Architect (The Kumar Group), [ .... ]
Birla Yuvaratna NXT 2018
Students of semester 4 had actively taken part in the Birla White Yuvaratna NXT 2017-18, where they were instructed to make compositions on asbestos sheets about a festival or culture of India, using Birla White products (Materials used included: Birla White Wallcare Putty, Birla White Levelplast and Birla White Textura).[ .... ]
Design Conversations with Prof.Sunil Dubey
Sessions with Ar.Sunil Dubey, from Sydney are being conducted for Semester 4 and 6 students of ASADI. Session focuses primarily on international trends followed in cities and the latest urban innovations.[ .... ]