Under the sixth Urban Lecture Series by BDA, BMC, BSCL and Bhubaneswar Urban Knowledge Centre, an interactive workshop for architecture students on project for public spaces (PPS) was organised on Wednesday at KIIT School of Architecture and Planning where more than 150 students participated.
The students of architecture, drawn from KIIT School of Architecture and Planning, Piloo Mody College of Architecture (PMCA) and Department of Architecture, College of Engineering and Technology would prepare LQC (lighter quicker and cheaper) projects and sustainable designs for 30 public places across the city to make the State capital more beautiful before the Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup -18.
There would be cash prizes for the best entries from the submissions from the eligible students.
Senior officials of BDA, besides Director KIIT School of Architecture and Planning Prof SS Ray, Additional Commissioner BDA Swadha Dev Singh, BDA Member Enforcement Bhabani Shankar Chayani and Principal PMCA Dharitri Das spoke.
There are plans to create a series of projects for improving and sprucing some of the public spaces of Bhubaneswar before the Men’s Hockey event.
After the inaugural and technical sessions the students were divided into 30 smaller groups, and they startedworking on their ideas which would be submitted to the organisers by the first week of October.
The prizes will be distributed to best designs during the Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup —18.