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Southern Regional Conference

Latitude - Southern Regional Conference 2022 is a confluence of architects and their expressions across latitudes. Celebrating regional diversity across the globe, the conference offers a platform for architects to Explore, Express, and Experience Regionalism in a globalized world.

A two-day Premier Event hosted by IIA Karnataka Chapter, showcasing acclaimed international and southern regional architects with participation by over 1000 architects.

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International Speakers

Elisabeth Belpaire is committed to addressing the critical challenges of our times through...

Elisabeth Belpaire


Farid Esmaeil is an architect, researcher, and entrepreneur; graduated from the American...

Farid’s design work addresses issues of contemporary society, urban identity & architecture. His work has been widely recognized internationally through exhibitions, publications..
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Farid Esmaeil


Henri is a minimalist architect and urban designer who enjoys working through complex problems...

Being a minimalist architect and urban designer, Henri enjoys working through complex problems to arrive at simple & logical solutions that hold wide appeal. This skill..
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Henri Comrie

South Africa

He was born in Mérida, Yucatán on April 4, 1968. The pre-eminence of the person, who learned...

Javier Muñoz is a Mexican architect born in 1968 in Mérida, Yucatán. He graduated from the Autonomous University of Yucatan in 1991 before starting to work next to longtime friend at age of 23....
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Peter Rich is a Johannesburg based architect who attributes his learning to African space making...

Peter has been awarded the Gold Medal by the South African Institute of Architects and is a recipient of the South African Professional Service Awards Lifetime Achievement..
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Peter Rich

South Africa

Richard believes in the iterative design strength of architecture to inspire responsible urbanization...

Richard is a fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada & is actively engaged in the development and design industry, currently acting as the Chair of the Canadian chapter of the Council ..
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Richard Witt


There is never a boundary between the architecture and its surrounding nature in Waro...

Waro Kishi embraces a dynamic interplay of the ancient capital’s historic culture & contemporary Modernism & has executed a range of projects including gallery & showroom spaces, higher..
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Waro Kishi


Regional Speakers

Starting with a strong academic background in civil engineering and architecture, he has worked in integrating the symbiotic relationship



Krishnan qualified as an architect from the S.P.A, New Delhi and gained experience in major office and...



Ar. Neelam Manjunath is an architect, planner, scientist, activist and theoretician. She is practicing since...

Neelam Manjunath


Pavithra Sriram is the Co-founder of Design Co: Lab, and heads the Urban Planning and Design discipline...

Pavithra Sriram

Tamil Nadu

Architect Sudhir Reddy. B.C., founder and principal architect of Kruthica, is a 1993 graduate of the School...

Sudhir Reddy. B.C.


Dr. Srinivas Daketi is presently working as Assistant Professor in School of Planning and Architecture,...

Srinivas Daketi

Andhra Pradesh

Graduate of the National Institute of Design Ahmedabad in Industrial Design ( Furniture ). Graduated in the year 1985

Sandeep Mukherjee


event schedule

Nov 11, Friday

08:30 – 09:30

Registration Breakfast

10:00 – 11:00


11:00 – 12:30

22.20o South - Peter Rich 17.38o North - Sudhir Reddy

12:30 – 13:00

Show us your sketching skills(bring your sketch pens)

13:00 – 14:00


14:00 – 15:30

43.65o North - Richard Witt 09.93o North - Krishnan Varma

15:30 – 17:00

25.20o North - Farid Esmaeil 16.50o North - Srinivas Daketi

17:00 – 17:30

Architects who built Bangalore!

17:30 – 18:15

Shared public spaces
Elisabeth Belpaire
Pavitra Shriram
Henri Comrie
Farid Esmaei

18:15 – 22:30

Be bedazzled by Yogi’s Angels
Sing along and Rap with Gubbi
Dance into the night with DJ Pooja Seth
Dinner and fellowship

Watch out for More!

Make your own & take it home!
Paper Engineering - Chitte
Workshop by Arun Desai

Bring your dancing shoes!

Let’s build with Bamboo
Workshop by Neelam Manjunath
10th & 11th Nov

Exhibitions – Selected Works

Students’ works
Built works
Product Presentations

Book Launch

Peter Rich – Conversations

Neelam Manjunath – Let’s Build
With Bamboo

Jit Kumar Gupta – Making Cities
Great Places to Live

Appanna Sirdeshpande Architecture
Education in Totality for Human Development

Participate and win cash prizes up to Rs.25,000/-

Be ready to be surprised with a lot more!!

Nov 12, Saturday

08:30 – 09:30


09:30 – 10:00

Architecture as an enterprise Richard Witt Gouthama Javier Muňoz Menéndez Shyam Sunder

10:00 – 11:30

35.01o North - Waro Kishi 12.97o North - Gouthama

11:30 – 13:00

33.92o South - Henri Comrie 12.97o North - Neelam Manjunath

13:00 – 14:00

43.65o North - Richard Witt 09.93o North - Krishnan Varma

13:00 – 14:00


14:00 – 15:30

50.84o North - Elisabeth Belpaire 13.08o North - Pavithra Sriram

15:30 – 16:00

Architecture - Up for a challenge?!

16:00 – 17:30

12.97o North - Sundeep Mukherjee 20.96o North - Javier Muňoz Menéndez

17:30 – 18:15

And the Winner is… !!! Awards and prizes for competitions & on the spots!

18:15 – 22:30

Join the Rio Carnival with Yogi’s Angels Rock the night with Ginny and the Bottle Dinner and fellowship

Official Sponsors

Title Sponsor

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

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