Main Content – Architecture offers students a wide and diverse range of experiences. It allows students to develop an independent, creative, experimental and rigorous approach to design. Students are guided towards discovering their own architectural vision within a vibrant and exciting culture. Students of Architecture are taught about the interaction between technology, design, society and the built environment. They will be able to develop analytical ability, creativity skills and spatial aptitude. The degree exhibits self-development in the field of analysis, research, calculation and design, as well as visual and verbal presentation skills.
Course Structure – The course is based on the studio modules. The primary learning of architectural design happens through individual design projects. Most of the design learning is on a small group weekly with frequent review sessions with tutors. Many of the facilitators are also practicing architects. History and theory, professional studies and technology core modules support the design work and are taught in lectures, seminars and workshops. Expert teachers visit us as guest lecturers who share their practical experiences in the field of architecture and the built environment.
Internship – An internship, in the architectural profession, is both an academic obligation as well as a professional precursor. It will be done in offices/ firms in India, empanelled by the institution, in which the principal architect is registered with the Council of Architecture. The student will attempt to learn as many aspects outlined in the objectives, either first hand or indirectly. The progress of practical training will be assessed periodically internally through submission of log books along with work done by the students in terms of drawings, reports, etc., along with the regular progress report from the employers. At the end of the Practical Training, a portfolio of work done during the period of internship along with certification from the office should be submitted for evaluation through a viva voce examination.
Career Opportunities – Students of Architecture will explore the different professional worlds of architecture and the built environment. With a degree in Architecture, apart from becoming an architect, one can pursue a career as an urban planner, a landscape designer, a project manager, a real estate expert or an expert in building technology. Architects are eligible to apply for almost every creative masters course in the world. Our alumni have gone to work under the most famed architects, pursue masters in the best colleges globally, build their start-up, etc., to name some of pursuits.