Bachelor of Architecture
School of Architecture
Bachelor of Architecture combines theory, design, technology with your own creativity and spatial insights to impart holistic perspective about Architecture and Design. The programme cultivates and nurtures individual creativity within framework of values that are humanistic, and socially and environmentally responsible.There is special emphasis on areas like:
• Sustainable Architecture
• Energy Efficient Design
• Urban Renewal and Design
• Heritage Conservation
The programme is approved by the Council of Architecture.
The Bachelor of Architecture is a five-year programme and is divided into two stages as per the guidelines of Council of Architecture.
The first stage is of three years and comprises the basic course. The first year lays the strong foundation and the next two years focus on thorough understanding of codes and concepts through core subjects, and skill building.
In the second stage- the fourth and the final year- students are encouraged to build proficiency in the domain of their choice by opting for elective subjects and the focus increasingly shiftstowards building practical skills through seminars, training and working on a live project.
The programme is ‘studio’ centric where students are trained to resolve live design problems. Theory, seminars and workshops run in parallel with studios, exposing students to a wide gamut of subjects and instilling in them presentation, problem solving and computer application skills along with in-depth understanding and application of architecture and design. Communication and soft skills modules form an integral part of the curriculum and run through all five years.
Core Courses (Partial list)
Building Material & Construction
Fundamentals of Structures
Water Supply & Sanitation
Building services and equipments
Building Materials and Sciences
Surveying and Leveling
Estimation, Costing and Specifications Writing
Computer Applications in Architecture
Building regulations & Byelaws
Elective Courses (Partial List)
Real Estate Management
Alternative Construction Technique