SITE VISIT TO PUNE – SSMOU & Ar. Christopher Beninger’s Office – 17th Dec 2018
The third year semester VI design curriculum included an institutional building design. As a part of this design proposal, a one day site visit to Pune was planned at an Institute – Symbiosis Skills and Open University, Kiwale, Pune and Architect Christopher Beninger’s Office, Balewadi on 17th Dec 2018.
The students were accompanied by our faculties Prof. Sneha Taishete, Prof. Umesh Mallya and Prof. Mayur Naik.
At the Symbiosis campus, the students were accompanied by Prof. Rutuja Jagtap and her colleague, showing the complete campus. First the whole design was explained on the display model at the entrance foyer, followed by a walk-through of the site. This included the Library, the hostels, the architectural building and other departments, workshop buildings and the campus.
Post lunch the site visit was extended to Ar. Christopher Beninger’s office. One of the Senior Architect at the office, guided us through Ar. Beninger’s work and explained a few institutional buildings in detail through a model display held in the basement of the office.