SEARCH AND REASEARCH – APPROACCHES TO DESIGN RESEARCH IN ARCHITECT


The AA lecture event was on the invitation by Prof. Jaffer AA Khan Director Marg Institute of Design and Architecture, Swarnabhoomi (MIDAS). The public lecture was aimed at benefiting students, professionals and general public on the approaches and the processes involved in design through the work done at AASchool of Architecture, London.

Theodore Spyropoulos,Brett Steele, Director AA London,MARG Institute of design & Architecture swarnabhoomi ,MIDAS,Architecture college in chennai,

Theodore Spyropoulos & Brett Steele

Theodore Spyropoulos,Brett Steele, Director AA London,MARG Institute of design & Architecture swarnabhoomi ,MIDAS,Architecture college in chennai,

Theodore Spyropoulos,Brett Steele, Director AA London,MARG Institute of design & Architecture swarnabhoomi ,MIDAS,Architecture college in chennai,

Brett Steele, Director AA London

Theodore Spyropoulos,Brett Steele, Director AA London,MARG Institute of design & Architecture swarnabhoomi ,MIDAS,Architecture college in chennai,

Brett Steele and Jaffer Khan in conversation

Theodore Spyropoulos,Brett Steele, Director AA London,MARG Institute of design & Architecture swarnabhoomi ,MIDAS,Architecture college in chennai,

Theodore Spyropoulos,Brett Steele, Director AA London,MARG Institute of design & Architecture swarnabhoomi ,MIDAS,Architecture college in chennai,

Brett Steele, Director AA London

Theodore Spyropoulos,Brett Steele, Director AA London,MARG Institute of design & Architecture swarnabhoomi ,MIDAS,Architecture college in chennai,

Mrs.Rajini Reddy, Director SAI and MD Exemplarr Worldwide Pvt.Ltd, felicitated Brett Steele

Theodore Spyropoulos,Brett Steele, Director AA London,MARG Institute of design & Architecture swarnabhoomi ,MIDAS,Architecture college in chennai,

Brett Steele, Director AA London, lectured on search and research in architecture explaining “The process of approaching architecture in three parts” being stating the obvious, imagining the unexpected and remembering the inevitable. The lecture also gave a brief idea about AA London which is 166 years old. He said John Ruskin, 19th Century Philosopher had lectured there.

Theodore Spyropoulos, lectured about “Alternative design approaches in the information age” which showcased the exploration of design process though various mediums. Few being the interaction between human digital realms, parameterizing the information between various socio-cultural activities and etc. He was showing examples of the robotics in architecture and how the future of architecture will be a challenging one especially for India.
Brett Steele, was extremely impressed about MIDAS and felt that it was “wonderful school in the making” and moving towards being one of the best schools in the near future. AA school and MIDAS will partner in future programs within Chennai
Prof. Jaffer AA Khan, Director, welcomed the speakers and audience and stressed that, MIDAS has emerged as an important school and is most sought after in this region within three years of its inception. The programs at MIDAS are well researched and the effort by the faculty and students is commendable. Shri.GRK.Reddy, CMD Marg Group presided the lecture session and felicitated Theo Spyropoulos. Mrs.Rajini Reddy, Director SAI and MD Exemplarr Worldwide Pvt.Ltd, felicitated Brett Steele. , Ms.Rangapriya – AVP-SAI delivered the vote of thanks. The event was organized by MIDAS through its student body FEAT-Forum for Exchange of Architectural Thought and supported by SAI-Swarnabhoomi Academic Institutions.

Brett Steele At MIDAS


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Indian Improv Night, Tomorrow at SAM


Indian Improv Night, Tomorrow at SAM’s Main Recital Hall, 9:00pm. Come have a Musical Night

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About SAM : (Swarnabhoomi Academy Of Music)

World Music Festival, 3rd May 2013, Hyderabad


On May 3, 2013 Banyan Tree Events will present an amazing international line-up of PRASANNA (guitar), FARAH SIRAJ (vocals), RAKESH CHAURASIA (flute), JAKE HERTZOG (guitar), DARIO BOENTE (keyboards), ANDRES ROTMISTROVSKY (bass), JOVOL BELL (drums), SHYAM RAO (drums) and S. KARTHICK (ghatam) in a grand concert at the amphitheater of the magnificent Moghul monument of Taramati Baradari in Hyderabad.

Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music,Marg Swarnabhoomi

 

The special concert aims to raise funds for Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music (SAM) for its developmental initiatives. Thank you for supporting the wonderful musicians and SAM.

For Ticket Bookings : Swarnabhoomi Academy Of Music

Chennai Funds The Arts


Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music: Founded in 2010 by renowned guitarist/composer Prasanna, with the infrastructural support of the Marg Group of Companies, the non-profit Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music on East coast Road near Chennai, is India’s first professional college for contemporary music. By blending the best of Indian traditional Gurukula based classical music pedagogy and contemporary western college education practice, the college provides a unique and rounded music education preparing its students for various careers in music.

Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music,Marg Swarnabhoomi

SAM has already done India and Chennai proud by being a major catalyst in developing world class international cross-interactions in music by bringing around 72 musicians from 25 countries that span the entire contemporary music world from Jordan Rudess of Dream Theater to 2013 Grammy nominee Manuel Valera to 8 time Grammy winning drummer Rodney Holmes and more to offer great music education to students from all over India, USA, Tunisia, Argentina, UK, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bangladesh and more. SAM is now poised to become one of the leading music colleges in the world in the future.

SAM is currently looking to raise funds that will go towards scholarships for deserving students, facilities development, widening the academic program curriculum, help fund student, alumni and faculty projects and more. The proposed concert with some of the most sought after bands in Chennai aims to raise money for this worthy cause.

SAM wishes to thank the Chennai contemporary music community for coming together for this concert and inspire us to continue the cause of music education that the institution has pioneered in India.

Performances by:

Ed DeGenaro`s Electric Circus feat. Ujjayinee Roy
Grasshopper Green
7even
Blues Conscience
Trojan Horse
83 Miles Per Hour
SAM Student Ensembles

at

The Music Academy
168, T.T.K. Road, Royapettah, Chennai 600014.

Tickets available for Rs. 2000 Donor Pass | Rs. 500 | Rs. 350 | Rs. 200
Ph: 044-24541115; +91-87544 12325

An Interactive Performance Workshop with PRASANNA


Swarnabhoomi academy of music, Marg Swarnabhoomi

Swarnabhoomi academy of music – Marg Swarnabhoomi

Turquoise Cottage Ggn and Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music Present.

An Interactive Performance Workshop with PRASANNA

on Feb 9, Saturday
2:30 pm at Turquoise Cottage, Delhi

ENTRY FREE

5 Day Intensive Performance Camp at Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music (SAM)


Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music’s next 5 Day Intensive Performance Camp in Music is from February 18 to 22, 2013 and is open to all musicians.

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These camps are a great way to experience the joy of making music and learning surrounded by great musicians set in an awe-inspiring environment that is Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music. Over a hundred musicians from India, UK, Germany, USA and other countries have attended previous 5 day Camps at SAM and have had their lives transformed. These include singers, guitarists, drummers, bassists, saxophonists, Midi wind players, arrangers, producers and more.

The faculty for this Camp are :

Magos Herrera from Mexico
K R Saranathan from India
Rubens De La Corte from Brazil
Manuel Valera from Cuba
Yunior Terry from Cuba
Ludwig Afonso from USA
Alex Kautz from Brazil
Dr. S. Karthick from India

The previous 5 day Camps at SAM have had star faculty such as drummers 8 time Grammy Award winner Rodney Holmes, MacArthur Fellow Dafnis Prieto, Benny Greb, Atma Anur and others, guitarists Prasanna, David Gilmore, Rubens De La Corte, Jane Getter and others, bassists Mike Pope, Steve Jenkins, Derek Nievergelt, Panagiotis Andreou and others, vocalists Magos Herrera, Lara Bello and others, pianists Jason Lindner, Manu Koch, Carmen Staaf and others.

These camps have been very popular and have provided a platform for everyone from top professional musicians, fledgling bands, amateur musicians, intermediate and beginner level musicians to all come and share the joy of learning and making music together with world class faculty and facilities.

Below are some of the well known musicians from India who have attended these camps and have been full of praise for it,

NANDINI SRIKAR
Nandini is well known for singing ‘Bhare Naina’ in the film Ra.One. She has been one of the most versatile singers and composers of jingles in India. She was recently rated as one of 10 top women playback singers in India. She has been a regular student of these camps. She also has some musicians from SAM featured in her album ‘Beete Pal’.

MAX CLOUTH
Max Clouth is guitarist from Germany, he has a degree in Jazz from Mainz University. He regularly plays with his band Triotonos and also with other musicians, he is also music instructor. He was a student of a camp with Prasanna, Manu Koch, Steve Jenkins and others.

SANJEEV THOMAS
Sanjeev Thomas is a Music Producer, Singer and Guitarist with the band Rainbow Bridge. He is the Lead Guitarist for A. R. Rahman, he has been touring and recording with him. He was student of the camp with Rodney Holmes, Mike Pope and David Gilmore.

RAJEEV RAJAGOPAL
Rajeev is the drummer from Thermal And a Quarter (TAAQ) one of India’s best bands. He was a student of a camp with Rodney Holmes, Mike Pope and David Gilmore.

MITHUN PUTHANVEETIL
Mithun is the drummer from the band Avial, one of India’s best Alternative Rock band from Kerala. He was a part of the Drum Camp with Benny Greb.

All of them and several other musicians have gained insight into their musicality through these camps which have been a great source of inspiration, knowledge and networking for the students who have attended them.

Facility
Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music (SAM) is a 4 acre campus equipped recital halls, ensemble rooms, practice rooms, labs, library with hundreds of books and DVDs, media center and recreation facilities.

Top of the line gear including Kawai Grand and Upright pianos, Kawai Digital Pianos, Mesa Boogie Guitar Amps, Orange Bass Amps, Dixon & PDP drums, Sabian cymbals.

These camps are fully residential, accommodations would be provided in our serviced apartments and 3 meals day would be provided from our multi-cuisine cafeteria.

Fees
The Tuition including these facilities, accommodation and 3 meals a day is provided at a very low cost of Rs. 20000, for Indian Applicants and USD 400, for International Applicants, for the 5 days.

Apply Now
http://sam.org.in/?page_id=21