07. 04. 2018
Plan to Study Architecture?

On 7th April, Avani invites Plus One and Plus Two students and their parents to listen to and talk to teaching and practicing architects on PREPARING FOR A CAREER IN ARCHITECTURE. The workshop will be held on 7th April 2018, 9.30AM to 12.30PM, at the Conference Hall, Nikarthil Chambers, Mini Bypass Road, Calicut. To register, contact + 91 97464 78705. Registration fee: Rs. 500

09. 03. 2018
12 Pune Architects visit the campus

Twelve of Pune’s leading architects visited Thamarassery as part of their exploration of architecture in Calicut. They conducted a detailed study of the Avani Institute of Design campus as project, in order to understand its architecture, design and its context. This toud

17. 02. 2018
Jim Jarmusch’s “Night on Earth” screened at Traces 2

Jim Jarmusch’s path-breaking film “Nigh on Earth” (1991) was screened at Avani Arts Initiative, Chalappuram as part of the on-going Traces 2 exhibition. A discussion of the work and its context followed.

28. 01. 2018
Avani holds the Traces 2 Exhibition

Avani’s Annual Exhibition of Architecture Sketches was inaugurated on 28th January 2018 at Avani Arts Initiative, Chalappuram. The month-long exhibition, inaugurated by one of India’s leading contemporary artists Surendran Nair, showcases a documentation of Avani student’s architecture tours, captured as photographs, sketches and videos, as well as works-in-progress studio models of our advanced students.

28. 01. 2018
Artist Surendran Nair visits campus

One of India’s premier voices in contemporary art, Surendran Nair visited Avani. His lecture included a detailed journey through his life and works. He also shed light on his own experience with censorship, and his thoughts on the artists right to freedom of expression in contemporary India.

26. 01. 2018
Republic Day celebrations at Avani

Avani celebrated Republic Day at the Thamarassery campus, rededicating ourselves to the ideals of the country. The flag was hoisted by the Principal, Ar. Kerstin Frick, and the keynote address was delivered by the Dean if Research and Innovation, Dr. KAM Anwar.

12. 01. 2018
Construction on The Avani Campus Student Residence begins

Construction on The Avani Student Residence began with the foundation stone being laid on 12th January 2018 in the presence of the Avani Institute of Design Chairman, Ar. Tony Joseph, Trustees Ms. Sonia Tony and Mr. VA Hassan, Historian Dr. MGS Narayanan, Archaeologist Dr. K K Mohammad, Staff, Faculty and Students. The complex is estimated to be completed in the coming academic year.

16. 12. 2017
Artist K K Muhamed introduces students to Linoleum-cut printmaking

Renowned artist and sculptor K K Muhamed conducted day-long a printmaking workshop in Linoleum-cut printmaking for Semester 3 students. Students were encouraged to develop forms from their own immediate context and develop them into prints.

15. 12. 2017
“Tracing Phalke” comes to Avani

Kamal Swaroop’s award-winning work “Tracing Phalke” was screened on campus. The film’s assistant director and author of the accompanying book, Sreejith Karanavar, as well its sound designer Gautam Nair and editor Shweta Rai talked about the work and its process.

13. 12. 2017
Renowned writer Unni R comes to campus

One of Malayalam’s most energetic contemporary authors, Unni R visited Avani. In his interactions with students of the Literature club, he spoke about his inspirations, his style and his life across literature and film.

16. 08. 2017
Avani moves to Permanent Campus

Avani Institute of Design has moved to its permanent campus at Ambayathodu, Thamarassery, approximately 35 kilometers from Calicut city. The new campus is well connected to Calicut city by the busy NH766. The Institute spread over approximately 3.2 acres, is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities for teaching and learning as well as other activities that help on students’ professional and personal development like project work, design work, research and co-curricular activities.

22. 04. 2017
In discussion with Rahul Mehrotra

The faculty at Avani along with advisors Peter Rich and Dean D'cruz, Academic Council and Executive Council spend a morning with architect and academician Rahul Mehrotra, reviewing the past academic activity, followed by a discussion about the various aspects of 'teaching' architecture. '

10. 02. 2017
Master Class with Peter Rich

South African architect Peter Rich engaged with the first year students in a week-long project at Gujarati Street, a quarter of cultural and historical significance in Calicut.

08. 08. 2016
Orientation 2016

Orientation week for the newest batch of 40 aspiring architects and their parents began on 8th of August 2016.

13. 05. 2016
'Avani One' - Annual Student Exhibition

Avani Institute Of Design hosts its first Annual Exhibition - 'Avani One', at Mandalay Hall, Kochi , from 13th to 19th May, 2016

23. 02. 2016
IIA Kerala Chapter Awards Jury Drop-In

Architects B.S.Bhooshan, Dean Dcruz, and Sanjay Patil interact with the students and review the academic progress at Avani.

29. 10. 2015
Dean D'Cruz Visits Avani For Workshop And Presentation

Renowned architect and Advisor to Avani, Dean D'Cruz hosts a design workshop and presents his work to the students and guest architects at Avani

01. 10. 2015
Bose Talks Art At Avani

Artist, Kochi Biennale Director and Avani Advisor, Bose Krishnamachari introduces the students to a plethora of work from the world of art through presentations and an interactive session with the students.

07. 09. 2015
Regular Classes At Avani Begins

Regular classes for B.Arch program commences at Avani City Campus, Nikarthil Chambers, Calicut.

31. 08. 2015
Commencement Ceremony

The institute opens at a public function held at Malabar Palace on 31st August 2015 with the traditional lighting the lamp.

31. 08. 2015
Orientation Program

Orientation Week begins with Registration and the Orientation Program for students and parents on 31st August 2015.

31. 08. 2015
Avani Annual Lecture

Chitra K Vishwanath speaks at the first Annual Avani Lecture at Malabar Palace, Calicut on 31st August 2015

15. 06. 2015
Admissions Open

Admissions are now open for the 5 year Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) program in Avani Institute of Design.

15. 06. 2015
Avani gets Council of Architecture Approval

Avani is pleased to announce that the Council of Architecture has granted approval to Avani Institute of Design to start the Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) program for 2015!

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15. 06. 2015
Avani is Affiliated to the University of Calicut

Avani Institute of Design is now affiliated to the University of Calicut.

15. 06. 2015
Avani's Administrative office is inaugurated'

Avani's administrative office is now up and running! Do drop by for any enquiries.