Solar Design-Build Course
SECMOL ran a 2-year course for youth to learn how to design and build solar heated, eco-friendly buildings. It is being coordinated and most of it is being taught by Suril Patel and Faiza Khan, architects.
It will be in roughly four 6-month blocks.
Winter 2016-17: Classroom study and studio work at SECMOL Campus
Summer 2017: Practical work on the construction projects at SECMOL campus, along with classes.
Winter 2017-18: Tour to see ecological buildings and solar energy installations around India.
Summer 2017-18: Internships with solar and natural builders, mostly in Ladakh.
Autumn 2018: Final project and presentation.
A similar course was run in 2006.