PAPER PRESENTATIONS

  1. WBO: World Bamboo Congress 2018 —Paper presentations: ‘Mainstreaming Bamboo as a Building Material in the Construction Sector Globally’ and ‘Symphony of the Bamboos’, 16th August, 2018  - Download File 1  - Download File 2  - Download File 3
  2. Conference, Policy & Institutional Networking for Promoting Integrated Bamboo Based Enterprise Development among SAARC Countries, Delhi, 7th July, 2018
  3. BARC 2018 Congress: INBAR — Paper presentation, 29th June, 2018
  4. NIAS: Inclusive Manufacturing Forum, Bengaluru, Panelist at the Energy for All session, 6th April, 2018
  5. ASGI – Annual School on Grassroots Innovations – NIAS, NIF India, MGIRED, TDU – Session on Building materials and design innovations, 14th January, 2018
  6. Technical Workshop on Bamboo Building: Kerala Bamboo Mission, 22nd September, 2017
  7. World Bamboo Day Celebration: Nagpur — 18th September, 2017
  8. Talk on ‘How to use local raw material and adapt building techniques in India’ at NUMA Bangalore on 19th October ,2016
  9. Keynote address at Bamboo Cultural Fest’16 conducted at IWST, Bangalore on September 24th, 2016
  10. Presentation on ‘Repositioning Bamboo in Indian Building Sector’ at the National Seminar on Bamboo Reserve Management and Advances in Utilization Options, conducted at IWST, Bangalore
  11. Presentation at Srishti Institute Of Art, Design, and Technology on ‘Natural Lighting in Interior Design’ on 7th December, 2015
  12. Keynote speech at Exhibition on sustainable social housing on ’Think Global, Build Social! Architectures for a Better World’ conducted at InCITE Gallery, Bangalore on 1st October, 2015
  13. Presentation at 10th World Bamboo Congress 2015 on ‘Contemporary Bamboo Architecture in India and its Acceptability’ and ‘Model for Employment and Enterprise based Skill Development’ on 19th September, 2015
  14. Guest lecture at IWST, Bangalore on ‘Bamboo Handicrafts for Artisans’ on 14th March, 2014
  15. Presentation at International Bamboo Conclave and Expo conducted at University of Agricultural Science, Bangalore on ‘Bamboo in Buildings and Infrastructure’ on 22nd February, 2014
  16. Presentation at FEED., Pune, on ‘Architecture, Sustainability & Bamboo’ on Friday 24th January, 2014
  17. Presentation about ‘Architecture with Bamboo and Bamboo Symphony’ Project at IIA Trichy, Tamil Nadu at 25th June 2013
  18. Presentation on the ‘Bamboo and its Applications’ at Madera Wood Research Institute at Ebswarlde, Berlin in October, 2012
  19. Presentation on the ‘Bamboo Architecture’ at Architects Union, Paris in September 2012
  20. Presentation on ’Bamboo Symphony’ at the Lafarge Research Centre, Lyon, France in September, 2012
  21. Presentation on ‘Traditional technologies to synergetic structures’ at World Bamboo Congress 2012 at Antwerp
  22. Participation in ‘World Architecture Festival Awards’ 2011-2012 in Barcelona, Spain
  23. Presentation about the ‘Bamboo Application Technology Course’ at Sb 11 World Sustainable Building Conference 2011 in Helsinki, Finland on 20th October, 2011
  24. ‘International Colloquium’ on Architecture-Structure interaction for a sustainable built environment, Bangalore on 22-25th April, 2010
  25. ‘World Future Energy Summit 2010’ at Abu Dhabi in 2010. Participated in the Conference” World Future Energy Summit 2010” at Abu Dhabi, (UAE). Conducted roundtable discussion: ‘Future Architecture- Back to Indigenous Buildings?’
  26. Poster presentation on ‘Bamboo, The Environment, and Climate Change’ at World Bamboo Congress, Thailand , 19th September, 2009
  27. Paper presentation ‘Future of Bamboo? The Greenest of Green Building Material’ at International Sustainable Building Conference ‘SB08’, Melbourne, Australia, September 2008
  28. Hosted and Participated in the workshop ‘Designing beyond Sustainability 08’ at IISC, Bangalore on 7-10th December, 2008
  29. Hosted and Participated in the workshop ‘Sustainability Living 2007’ at Bangalore, 7-8th July, 2007
  30. ‘Bamboo for Sustainable Rural Housing & Infrastructure Development’ at SPIRIT 2006. (Sustainable and participative initiative for rural Infrastructure technologies), Max Mueller Bhawan, New Delhi, 16th March, 2006
  31. ‘Bamboo Buildings – Ultimate in Sustainability’ at the 2005 World Sustainable Building Conference in Tokyo, 27-29th September, 2005
  32. ‘Bamboo – The Green Gold for Green Buildings’ at an International Conference at Green Building Congress on 14-17th September, 2005 at New Delhi
  33. ‘Bamboo Dwellings - Crafts and Architecture’ on 16th July, 2005 at GanjamMandappa, Banashankari, Bangalore
  34. ‘Introduction to Bamboo Architecture’ at the National Seminar on ‘Introduction to Bamboo Architecture and Disaster Housing with Bamboo’ jointly organised by CGBMT, Bangalore and IPIRTI, Bangalore on 5th June, 2005
  35. ‘Bamboo based Housing – The Green Gold Movement’ at ICHH- INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HUMAN HABITAT, at Bombay 29th-31st January, 2005
  36. ‘Bamboo as Wood Substitute’ at the National seminar on Wood substitution through Engineered Wood, Bamboo and other Lignocellulose, at IPIRTI, Bangalore on December 17, 2004
  37. ‘Bamboo Housing – A Sustainable/Magical Solution’ International Seminar on Transforming Habitat Development through strategic Interventions; Requirement Mapping and Change Analysis” at Colombo from August 20-23rd, 2004
  38. ‘Bamboo Architecture in India – Through the times’ at VII International ‘World Bamboo Congress’ at Ashoka Hotel , on 27th Feb-4th March 2004 at New Delhi
  39. ‘Responsible Creativity Vs Creative Responsibility’ at Practicing Architects Association meet on 21st February 2003 at ‘Garden Hut’ Century Club, Cubbon Park, Bangalore
  40. ‘Bamboo as an Appropriate Building Material’ in March 2001 IPIRTI Auditorium, Bangalore
  41. Conference on Energy Efficiency in Building, conducted at VigyanBhavan, 29th & 30th January, 1992. Paper titled ‘Energy Conservation Through Window Designing’
  42. ‘Vaastu and Architecture’, 13th September, 1997 at Shri DURI Auditorium at Bangalore