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Workshop on Integrating Craft into Architecture

(Friday February 22, 2019)

A two-day workshop, ‘Systems approach to integrating craft into architecture’, was organised for the 4th year students of School of Architecture, Anant National University. In association with Blue Planet, the workshop helped students fare the gap between sustainability and architecture. The workshop began with introductory & discursive sessions by Ms. Sangita Kapoor, the workshop curator, …

Winter Fete – December, 2018

(Wednesday January 9, 2019)

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. The day began with a guest lecture by Prof. Anuradha Mathur from Harvard University and Prof. Dilip da Cunha from University …

AnantU hosts Heritage Documentation Training Programme

(Tuesday November 20, 2018)

Anant National University, in collaboration with the Council of Architecture, conducted a five-day Teachers Training Programme on ‘Documentation of Heritage Architecture’ at its campus from October 27-31, 2018. Experts from leading organisations like INTACH, ICOMOS, DRONAH, AWHCT-AMC and HC&DC were invited as guest speakers to engage with an experienced group of architects and academicians from across the country. …

AnantU’s First Convocation, and Felicitation 2018

(Monday August 27, 2018)

At the prime of 17th August 2018, Anant National University bid a bittersweet goodbye to the first batch of its flagship programme, Anant Fellowship, and felicitated students of School of Architecture and School of Planning in the Convocation ceremony. Highlights of the event included a heartwarming address by Dr. Pramath Raj Sinha, Provost, AnantU, and …

AnantU Gears Up for New Academic Session

(Tuesday August 14, 2018)

Anant National University, India’s first Design University, located in the Heritage city, Ahmedabad, welcomes its new batch of Design, Architecture and Built Environment. The orientation day organised on August 12, 2018, follows the massive makeover AnantU underwent during the break. The university has revamped its curriculum across courses to become more interdisciplinary, and its infrastructure …

AnantU shortlisted in top 24 for NASA’s ANDC trophy book

(Monday July 2, 2018)

Over hundreds of colleges from across India participate every year in the Annual NASA (National Association of Students of Architecture) Convention.  This year, during the 61st ANC (Annual NASA Convention), held at Amity School of Architecture, Noida, from June 21 to June 24, 2018, it was announced that AnantU was one of prestigious top 24 colleges to be …

Prof. Amareswar Galla talks on Living Heritage

(Monday April 23, 2018)

Anant National University organised a public lecture by Prof. Amareswar Galla, Executive Director, International Institute for the Inclusive Museum, Australia, and Chief Curator, Amravathi Heritage Town A.P. India, at its auditorium on March 19,2018. Prof. Galla spoke with great enthusiasm on how intangible heritage, like performing arts, traditional craftsmanship, storytelling, and ethnic practices, have shaped …

ANUshthan 2018

(Wednesday March 28, 2018)

The biggest festival of the year, ANUshthan, was organized by the student council of Anant National University from March 8-10, 2018. It was based on the theme of ‘Embracing timelessness to evolve’. Inspired by art and architectural movements, it celebrated designers and change makers who have brought evolution in our society through their products and creations. …

All about January, 2018

(Tuesday February 6, 2018)

If kick starting 2018 in the most fun way were a competition, AnantU would have aced it. The new year began with a vibrant Uttarayan celebration organized by undergraduate students at the campus. Energizing beats, colourful kites and mouth-watering chikkis set the mood right for all partakers. Fellows got the month moving in high spirits …

Diwali Celebration 2017

(Friday October 13, 2017)
Pre Diwali celebrations

Pre Diwali celebrations at ANU. The President, Mr Ajay Piramal shared the Governing Body’s vision for the university – to become one of the top universities in India by 2025 and to become globally reputed for its unique Indian identity. Provost, Pramath Raj Sinha shared the plans for ANU to realise this vision, including a …

Anant Garba 2017

(Wednesday September 27, 2017)
anant graba

Anant National University celebrated Navratri festival with grace and joy on 27th Sept 2017. The event was organized by ANU Student council and had participation of around 600 people from across Ahmedabad.

NASA 2017

(Friday September 22, 2017)
Nasa News

The National Association for Students of Architecture (NASA), India  is the largest student body in South Asia. About 33 colleges participated in zonal NASA out of which we got shortlisted for most of the trophies: Panel discussions(static anddynamic) Landscape trophy Cultural trophy Thesis trophy We participated in about 18 on the spotevents, and won the …

Launch of Anant Fellowship

(Monday September 4, 2017)
Launch of Anant Fellowship

And so it begins. A historic milestone for Anant National University as Anant Fellowship, our flagship program, welcomes it’s first class of 42 solutionaries. Risk-takers, who chose to believe in us and in themselves, just as we chose to believe in them. Welcome solutionaries. It’s our promise to make this year an unforgettable one for …

Anushthan 2017

(Sunday March 26, 2017)
Anushthan 2017

Anushthan 2017, a collaborative event by all schools of Anant National University, hosted by the Students, was a soaring success. The events included both academic and extra curricular events aimed at overall development of students. The events also aimed at giving good exposure of the current affairs in the design field. The informal inaugural with …

ANU Expert Lecture Series- Parul Zaveri & Nimish Patel

(Saturday March 11, 2017)
ANU Expert Lecture Series

“Why We do, What we do..” Through Sharing our journey Parul Zaveri & Nimish Patel established Abhikram (Sanskrit word for ‘Initiation’), a Planning, Architecture, conservation and Interiors consultancy firm in 1979, with a view to explore design directions and processes, which make the Built Environment, functionally, psychologically, environmentally and spiritually, more balanced, more contextual and more comfortable …

2nd Governing Body meeting

(Saturday February 25, 2017)
2nd Governing Body meeting

Mr. Ajay Piramal, President, ANU; Chairman, Piramal Group & Shriram Group presided the 2nd Governing Body and Board of Management meeting held on the University campus. This meeting was attended by other members including Smt. Anju Sharma, Principal Secretary, Higher & Technical Education, Gujarat Govt; Mr. Yunus Bilakhia, Co-founder, Bilakhia Group; Mr. Michel Danino, Guest …

ANU Expert lecture series- Dr. Shashikant Kumar

(Saturday February 11, 2017)
Shashikant Kumar

Dr. Shashikant Kumar is a planning consultant by profession with social sciences background with PhD (Geography, MSU, 2014), M.A. (Geography, MSU, 1992) and PG Diploma in Planning (CEPT University, 1996). He has over 21 year of consulting and research experience in Urban & Regional Planning and Geoinformatics (GIS/RS). He is professor and Principal, Masters of …

ANU expert lecture series- Neelkanth Chhaya

(Saturday January 28, 2017)
ANU expert lecture series- Neelkanth Chhaya

Transforming the Practice of Architecture: Towards Responsiveness Rather Than Privilege Neelkanth Chhaya graced the launch of ANU expert lecture series as its first speaker. He talked about the transforming the practice of Architecture and raised questions which will let the young Architects choose the best for development by ensuring sustainable growth of society. “We face …

Model-Making Activity

(Wednesday November 30, 2016)
Model-Making Activity

19th Oct 2016 School of Architecture, ANU organized a theme based Model-making activity. The theme for the activity was Architectural Park. The students of the 1st year (B.Arch) enthusiastically participated in the activity and displayed their models.

Anant Garba

(Tuesday November 15, 2016)
Anant Garba

Inculcating a sense of culture and unity is the essence of any Indian festival and Navratri is a portrait of colour, action, music and togetherness. ANU celebrated Navrati festival with grace and joy. The occasion was embellished by the presence of the Director, I/C Principals, Professors, Students and their family members.

Poster-making competition

(Tuesday November 1, 2016)
Poster making competition

ANU turned into a world of colorful and imaginative posters during the Poster Making competition held on 15th Oct, 2016. The young artists participated in it enthusiastically using their creativity and fine motor skills. The theme for the competition was- “Save Water.” All the students effortlessly managed to take their imagination to the advanced level.

Guest Lecture: Uday Andhar

(Thursday October 20, 2016)
Guest Lecture: Uday Andhar

A world renowned Architect Uday Andhare was invited by the School of Architecture. The indigo architects studio is located in Shilaj Ahmedabad. The design strategy employed in the studio is a reflection of our desire to function in an environment where we could be ourselves. In-effect this is the antithesis of the corporate functional and …