APCRDA Holds Consultation On Amaravati Designs
Amaravati: The Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority (APCRDA) on Friday held consultations with the students and teachers of national institutions on the new capital Amaravati designs. APCRDA Commissioner Cherukuri Sreedhar while inaugurating the day-long workshop wanted the people and experts to give their advice on the designs of the new capital. He said that the government was planning to have the new capital that reflects the tradition and culture of the Telugu people.
Stating that the new capital would be a global green city, Sreedhar said that the government particular on developing the new city into a global destination for the people to live and work. He presented the designs submitted by the consultant, Norman Foster Plus and invited the students and teachers to give their suggestions.
CRDA planning department director R Ramakrishna Rao presented the draft designs of the capital city and the government complexes proposed to come in Amaravati. The participants were divided into five groups for detailed discussion on the proposals. Each group was given a topic like livable urban environment, mobility-transportation, social and environmental sustainability, blue and green elements, futuristic and smart concept for generation next city.
Students and teachers from the Delhi School of Planning and Architecture, Vijayawada School of Planning and Architecture, Vaishnavi School of Planning from Hyderabad, CEPT University from Ahmadabad, Andhra University, Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University from Hyderabad took part in the workshop.