Forethought India | Event 1

Forethought India is an E-Learning platform by The Trevi. It has hosted the biggest ever held online seminar in the field of Architecture & Planning in India. Featuring over 1000+ students from prestigious institutes from all over India. It provided insights on the role of architects and planners in our society, post-graduation in the field of architecture and planning, mentorship and guidance and open question sessions with all speakers. World renowned members of the planning and architecture committee and graduates of prestigious institutions as Harvard, MIT, University of Toronto, University of Michigan and Hongkong University presented at Forethought Webinar. This was an open and free event aiming to breach the gap in education through an online medium with the help of our resourceful speakers.


Date - 28 May at 7pm IST

(Attended by 880 participants) device

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Speakers for Webinar 1

Dennis Pieprz

Educated at the Harvard Graduate School of Design (Master of Architecture in Urban Design, with Distinction, Thesis Prize) and the University of Toronto School of Architecture (Bachelor of Architecture, with Honors, Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Medal. 

His 30 years of both national and international experience encompass diverse project types including urban districts, new communities, campus environments, waterfronts, and urban regeneration.

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Romil Sheth

Romil holds a master of urban design and a master of science in architecture from the University of Michigan, and received his bachelor of architecture from CEPT University in India. He is a registered architect for the Council of Architecture in India and is an associate member of the American Institute of Architects

Romil is an urban designer and architect with over 15 years of experience in both domestic and international projects. His work encompasses diverse project types including campuses, student housing, K-12 facilities, urban revitalization, innovation districts, and waterfronts.

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Speakers for Webinar 1 | Session 2

Yujie Wang 


Educated at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Master of Architecture with Human-Computer Interaction and Computational Design) and the University of Toronto (Bachelor of Architecture, Environment and Energy Engineering, Urban Planning.)

Yujie is currently a graduate student at MIT and the Co-founder of Muser and AiRCAD, with research experience at MIT Media Lab and Harvard Medical School and professional experience at Philips Healthcare, Maersk, FaunaPhotonics, UISEE Technology, and Bruce Mau Design

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Adolphus Lau

Educated at the University of Hongkong (Master of Urban Planning) and the University of Toronto (Bachelor of Architecture studies.)


Adolphus Lau is a management consultant at Arcadis, the leading global design & consultancy organisation for natural and built assets. Adolphus has worked with clients across various sectors including banking and insurance, public sector and NGOs. Alongside his consulting career, He is Founder of xyZ, a start-up which transforms urban navigation and retail experience.

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Registration from top 100 national colleges in India (Architecture & Planning)
Registration from 18 international institutions from 13 different countries!
Organizing Team:

Bhartesh Bhaskar

Event Director & Team Lead

Srujan Petkar


Nidhish Gupta

Event Director & Anchor

Madhura Hardas


Amin Ahmed Siddiquie

 Event Administrator

Shaily Jain