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'Jaipur Architecture Festival'

  • 08 Nov 2022
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Why in News?

  • On November 7, 2022, Rajasthan State Industrial Development and Investment Corporation Limited (RIICO) Managing Director Shivprasad Nakate informed that the 'Jaipur Architecture Festival' (JAF) will be organized on November 11 and 12 in the 'India Stonemart 2022' to be held in the state.

Key Points

  • Shivprasad Nakate said that JAF will be specifically focused on 'Architectural Practice and Education and Stone Tradition of India'.
  • The 'Jaipur Architecture Festival' aims to provide a suitable platform for exchange, dialogue and networking of new ideas in the creative field of architecture and JAF will focus on a wide range of ideas about future cities, environment, architecture as well as practice and education of rich stone traditions.
  • The 'Architecture Festival' is being jointly organised by CDOS, RIICO and FICCI. The Indian Institute of Architects (IIA) and Rajasthan Chapter are knowledge partners.
  • Eminent architects from across the country and abroad will participate in the festival and students to teaching faculty and important architectural colleges and institutions will also participate in the festival.
  • The festival will also play an important role in updating knowledge and awareness about the availability and properties of various stones.
  • It is known that the Centre for Development of Stones (CDOS) has taken several initiatives to establish hassle-free selection and sourcing as well as direct contact with participants in the stone industry.
  • The event will provide opportunities to learn and communicate with leading architects with over 300 representatives of Design Fraternity for the emergence of new ideas and talents.
  • The festival will also showcase 15 inspiring projects of architects and designers at the Display Arena as a source of rich culture, heritage and stone architecture of the state of Rajasthan.
  • The 11th edition of India Stonemart 22 will be held from November 10 to 13 at the Jaipur Exhibition and Convention Centre (JECC) in Sitapura Industrial Area, Jaipur. It is being organized by Center for Development of Stones (CDOS) with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) as co-organisers.
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