The 10th edition of The GRIHA Summit that will discuss sustainable buildingpolicies, tools and techniques and exhibitions showcasingsustainable buildingmaterials, construction practices and technologies will be organised inNew Delhiin December by TERI in cooperation with theUniversity of NewSouth Wales (UNSW), Australia, one of the world’s leading varsities.
GRIHA Summit seeks to discuss the environmental performance of a building holistically over its entire lifecycle based on quantitative and qualitative criteria. It seeks to minimise resource consumption, waste generation and overall ecological and environmental impact of buildings and habitats.
Ian Jacobs,Presidentand Vice Chancellor,UNSWsaid: “Our partnership with TERI represents our commitment to jointly developtangible applicationsof research that our teams work in; such as clean energyand sustainable housing, including photo-voltaics, waste-water treatment andintelligent transport systems.
“This demonstrates UNSW’s commitment to a robust ‘IndiaStrategy’ that aligns with the developmental aspirations of theIndian government.We look forward to exploring several areas of collaboration with TERI.”
Sydney-basedUNSWis one of the world’s leading research and teaching universities and is home to more than 52,000 students from over 130 countries. It offers programmes in architecture, art and design, business, engineering and law, medicine and science backed by a rich international faculty.
The partnership highlights the growing collaboration betweenIndiaandAustraliaacross various sectors.
Ajay Mathur, President,GRIHA Counciland Director General, TERI said: “I welcome the offer ofUNSWto co-create the 10th GRIHA Summit together with theGRIHA Council.I am equally excited on the renewed partnership between TERI andUNSWin the collaborative efforts of knowledge transfer and identification of specific areas for research and development across various thematics concerning the BuiltEnvironment.”
Over the years, the GRIHA Summit has witnessed enthusiastic participation from government, industry, building practitioners, developers, academia and all other relevant stakeholders.