The Odisha Walking Studio, a groundbreaking initiative, was unveiled. The innovative project is set to provide a once-in-a-lifetime experiential learning opportunity for students and faculty members from collaborating architectural colleges across Odisha.
It is a collaborative effort of the Ethos Foundation, the Council of Architecture (India), and The Indian Institute of Architects, Odisha Chapter.
The flag-off ceremony commenced amidst the breathtaking backdrop of Konark, serving as a symbolic beginning to an extraordinary journey spanning 98.8 km from Konark to Bhubaneswar.
Distinguished guests included the Vice Chairperson and Executive Committee of The Indian Institute of Architects Odisha Chapter, faculty members, aspiring students from renowned schools of architecture, and numerous esteemed delegates from the architectural community.
Along the way, participants will have the opportunity to explore and interact with significant settlements, including the holy city of Puri, the artistic haven of Raghurajpur, the crafts village of Pipili, the historic site of Dhauli, and finally, the ancient city and capital of Odisha, Bhubaneswar.
The concluding session of the remarkable journey is scheduled to take place in Bhubaneswar at the IIA Odisha Chapter Office on September 24.