The second National level symposium (Azero'18) held in Sigma College of architecture, Kanyakumari on 27th September 2018 brought together more than 100 participants from various architecture colleges in Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
The symposium was launched with warm welcoming address from vice president of AZERO Ms. Caroline stating the importance and identity of the theme for the symposium.
Dr.James .T. Wilson, Chairman of Sigma College of Architecture, delivered the presidential address .He assured that this symposium would definitely help the participants in innovative technical ideas for their skills and healthy knowledge sharing by the guest. Followed by his speech, he honored the chief guest and the guest of honour with a shawl and memento.
Ar.Krishna Rao Jaisim, Principal Architect of fountain head - Chief Guest of the day, He insisted that youth should inculcate creative ideas and aim to become architects with social responsiveness. He pinpointed several instances in his experience and motivated the young minds.
Er.Rajendran, Structural Engineer-Thanjavur was the guest of honour and judge for few formal events.
Various technical competitions (formal events) under the trophy were conducted and the outstanding students were awarded. Numerous hands-on workshops were conducted encouraging the students and certifying the participants. Guest lecture and workshop by the chief guest and guest of honour engaged the students with valuable knowledge.
Apart from the technical events, active on-spot events (informal events) were organized keeping the participants so active and lively throughout the event. The evening was a grand celebration with students from participating colleges competing with each other in a mix of exciting and talent.
Prime college of Architecture won the overall trophy with RVS College of architecture- Dindigul carried the runner's trophy.
The Vote of Thanks was delivered by Ar.Reghu, HoD in charge of SICA. On behalf of the faculties and the students, he extended his gratitude to the College Management, Chairman, Director of Academics, Director of Admin, Principal, HoD of SICA, Delegates, and Organizing Committee and the students. The events came to an end with treasures of knowledge gained and memories stored.