A 3-day international workshop on “Exploring Deep Beauty in Architecture Reconciling Tradition and Modernity” arranged by Department of Architecture University of Engineering and Technology Lahore in collaboration with Kansas State University and Higher Education Commission Pakistan has been kicked off at campus. The core objective of this event was to explore the presence and experience of Deep Beauty in nature, and architecture. Three interconnected levels of design in which Functional, Typological and Archetypal to create buildings and landscapes characterized by deep beauty with a conceptual model will also be introduced in workshop.
Different technical session, site visits and panel discussion are the components of the program. The chief guest of inaugural ceremony Prof. Gary J. Coates, Kansas State University said that beautification is art to attract the eye balls for demonstrative affection. So, it is big test for architectures to create buildings and landscape by maintaining deep beauty. He said that deep observation is only way to attain Deep Beauty. That’s why all aesthetic sensors must be activated adequately. Meanwhile, Dean of Architecture and Planning Prof. Dr. Ghulam Abbas Anjum stated that architectural studies play key role in infrastructure development of any country. Modern techniques must be learnt to deliver on scientific grounds which will be helpful to get the task of deep beauty for producing masterpiece. He said that latest trends and skills must be adopted in this sector for its flourishing. At this moment, famous architectures Kamal Khan Mumtaz and Taimoor Khan Mumtaz were also present to highlight the topic in detail. All faculty and students were there in the event which will be concluded on 29 th March.