Centre For Green
Building Material and Technology

Sustainable Design Workshop On Designing Beyond Sustainability 08

Date: December 07, 2008 Organizer: Karnataka State Council For Science & Technology, IISc, Bangalore, Karnataka Renewal Energy Development Ltd., CDD Society, Mrinmayee, CGBMT Bangalore, IPIRTI Bangalore And University Of Melbourne.

CGBMT organized  the Sustainable design Workshop on "Designing beyond sustainability '08” in collaboration with  Karnataka State Council For Science and Technology, at IISc, Bangalore, for creating ambassadors of ‘Sustainable Design’. The workshop cum certificate course was conducted to address the concerns regarding the development of a society, where the costs of development are not transferred to future generations, or at least an attempt is made to compensate for such costs. The parameters that were discussed included - Social sustainability connecting to society - Natural building materials- bamboo & mud, Using free energy- solar, wind, biogas etc.,  Growing your Water- rain water harvesting - Waste recycling- waste water treatment & solid waste management and Connecting to nature- biodiversity. A design competition named “green studio” was also conducted, winning entries of which were displayed at the International Convention of Architects ‘MAD’(Make A Difference) which was organized by Indian Institute of Architects, Karnataka Chapter, Bangalore.