Ashok Lall, Lecture 3 in the UTS Open Studio Public Lecture Series for Autumn 2010.
6pm – 7pm, Wednesday 17th March, level 5 Studios Building 6, City Campus.
Ashok Lall is principal of Ashok B Lall Architects and will be in Sydney as part of the Indian Ocean and South Asia Research network (IOSARN) conference on Sustainability in the Indian Ocean Region between 17/3 – 19/3/2010. Professor Lall is internationally recognized for his work on issues of sustainability, and currently Visiting Professor at the University College of Architecture under the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University in Delhi
Ashok Lall, b. 1948, graduated from the University of Cambridge U.K. in Architecture & Fine Arts and obtained the Architectural Association Diploma in 1970. His architectural firm (estd. 1981) is committed to an architectural practice based on the principles of environmental sustainability and social responsibility. It has won a number of awards and its work has been published widely. Engaged in architectural education since 1990, he has developed curricula and teaching methods to address environmental issues. He has published many articles and presented papers on environmentally sustainable design. He has been an active member of institutions and group providing awareness and building competence in Sustainable design of buildings. He has been invited to deliver lectures and present papers at various forums in India and internationally, including Switzerland, Egypt, London, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Mexico. He was chair of the Jury for the Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction, Asia Pacific Region.