Ar. Navin Gupta, Assistant Professor in School of Architecture and Landscape Design at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra presented research paper on “Sustainable landscapes in context to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University” at First International Conference on the topic “Sustainability, Art & Culture” organized by Warmadeva University, Bali, Indonesia. The main theme of the conference was related to Architecture & Civil Engineering. As such more than 50 delegates from all across the world deliberated in the event. The conference also featured visit to traditional villages and temples of Bali and showcased their vernacular practices which are religiously followed even in their urban areas.
The research paper stressed on the need of sustainable landscape practices in the institutional planning of the campus so that the campus becomes self-sustaining with such practices in near future in terms of energy and vegetation. The research paper received a very good response and resulted in healthy interaction with the delegates. Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Sanjeev Jain and faculty colleagues of the School congratulated Ar. Navin Gupta for his fruitful participation in the event.