Seminar on ‘Modern Trends in Green buildings’-24th April 2013

Date                            :24th April 2013

Venue                          : PTA Seminar Hall

No. of Exhibits             : 76

Concentration             : SB Level

SBs Participated         : MACE

Staff in Charge           : 1) Ms. Bindu Elias,  Asst. Professor, EEE Department

                                   2) Mr. Emmanuel Babu P,  Branch Counselor

                                       Asst. Professor, EEE Department.

Event Coordinators     : Akhil S., Basil Roy

Event Details              :

IEEE SB MACE organized a seminar on ‘Modern trends in Green Buildings’. It consisted of two talks by eminent personalities in the field.

1. Talk on ‘Green Concepts’ by architect S. Gopakumar


Speaker Profile:



  • President, Kumar Group Total designers, Kochi
  • Active involvement in Emerging Kerala project
  • Involved in major Government project like :

KSRTC bus station in Thampanoor.

Renovation of Tagore theatre.

Eanchakkal Bus Station for long distance buses.

  • Won Awards:

.Kerala Lalitha Kala Academy Award

  • Best worker award Indian Institute of Architects – 1995
  • Books published:

Towards a Better Kochi – a bible for planners on developing the city of Kochi.


2. Talk on ‘Lighting Solutions’ by Mr. Karthik Radhakrishnan


Speaker Profile:

Mr. Karthik Radhakrishnan

  • Senior Manager – Lighting Solutions, Wipro Ltd., Mumbai


  • B.E. in Electrical & Electronics from Barathiar University, Coimbatore
  • 9 years of experience in Lighting Design
  • Handled projects like Mumbai International Airport, Cochin International Airport, Wankhade Stadium (Non-play area lighting), Continental Hospital, Hindustan Unilever Corporate Office, Procter & Gamble

Industries, Sun Pharma, Western Railways, L&T Industries, Pepsi Co etc


                                                UG and PG students from different branches of engineering attended the event. A well-organized discussion emerged on the topic and proved quite fruitful.

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