3rd edition of The Economic Times Architecture and Design Summit 2015 at ITC Kakatiya
TRANSFORMATION 2020: 'Aligning State Architecture with India's Transformational Agenda' at the 3rd edition of The Economic Times Architecture & Design Summit in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, 7th August'2015: Mapping the infrastructure initiatives to achieve the transformation of India's evolving skyline, ET Edge, an Economic Times initiative organised the South leg of the 3rd edition of The Economic Times Architecture & Design Summit 2015 on 7th August 2015 at ITC Kakatiya, Hyderabad.
The Summit was marked by the presence of leaders from the sector, who discussed around the theme - TRANSFORMATION 2020'. The platform brought together influencers of the architecture and design community who discussed on various topics viz. 'Role of the states in aligning Architecture with India's transformation agenda7; Trends in Architect Design: Residential & Commercial and so on.
Pursuing yet another defining focus that influences the rapid economic development in India, the summit enabled break-through discussions & seamless interactions to identify ideal practices on developing India's urban infrastructure.
With the support of architects to create newer living spaces, smart cities and infrastructure development, the summit was committed towards celebrating and developing architecture from leading architectural practitioners, contractors, developers, policy makers and engineers. Bringing together industry stakeholders from across the region, this summit provided an excellent opportunity to learn from and get inspired by leaders from the architectural community and explore the potential that the region has to offer.
These sessions were attended by eminent thought leaders of the sector such as Milind Pai, Principal Architect, Milind Pai - Architect & Interior Designer; Raj Expedith, Principal Architect, Raj Expedit Associates; Muzafar Hussain, Retd. Director of Town & Country Planning, Govt, of Andhra Pradesh; Venugopal P., Principal Architect, The Design Concern; Pradeep Kumar, VC & MD, Sri Krishna Developers; Srinivas Murthy G., Architect & Founder, Architect & Design Foundation; Abhishek Somany, JMD, Somany Ceramics; Prof. Ravi Anand Kamal, Professor in Architecture, JNAFAU; Haresh Lakhani, Principal Architect, H. P. Lakhani Associates; Kiron Cheerla, Principal Architect, Kiron Cheerla Architecture; Manoj Wahi, Principal Architect, Designer Web; Samarendra M.. Ramchandra, Principal Architect, SRA; and Aparna Bidarkar, Principal Architect, Hue Designers.
On this occasion, Talking on the theme Transformation 2020
This initiative that started in 2013 with resounding successes in the Western & Northern regions has penned a success story by bringing together over 10,000+ delegates, 100+ speakers, 50+ partners and media from all over the globe till date. This summit has
significantly created a platform for stakeholders to share concerns, discuss solutions, leverage trends and create the blueprint of a futuristic India.
The Summit culminated with Cocktail & gala dinner.
About ET Edge: Times Conferences Ltd., functional under the brand name ET Edge, is an Economic Times subsidiary founded to empower multiple industries and segments by sharing critical business knowledge through strategic conferences and summits. Encompassing the Indian business vista, ET Edge strives to bring together visionaries and key leaders on its knowledge platforms to create social and business ecology conducive to the positive changes required by the industry. The main aim of this initiative is to channel global business intelligence through summits and conferences in overarching lectures, hands-on workshops, panels, roundtables and case studies. The forums would ensure that senior decision makers are equipped with information to respond to challenges they face not just in India but also globally.