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VIT UNIVERSITY

VIT - School of Architecture


V - SPARC

CURRICULUM & SYLLABUS


SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE
PROPOSED CURRICULUM

B.ARCH

(2015 - 16 Batch onwards)


Breakup of Courses

Sl. No. Category Credits


1 University Core 20
2 University Elective 12
3 Programme Core 117
4 Programme Elective 71
Minimum credits required to qualify 220

Category-wise Breakup of Credits

Proposed
Proposed
Category Number of
Credit Distribution (%)
Credits
Architecture 145 65%
Sciences 22 10%
Humanities 21 10%
Management 32 15%
Total 220 100%

NOTE:
L - Lecture hours per week
T - Tutorial hours per week ( utilised for giving the assignment presentations etc)
P - Lab working hours
J- Project component in any subject
C - CREDIT per semester
University Core Courses

Course Title L T P J C Area Prerequisite

Foreign Language (basket) 1 0 2 0 2 Humanities None

Communicative English 1 0 2 0 2 Humanities None

Ethics and Values * (EV) 1 0 0 4 2 Humanities None

Mathematics for Built Environment 3 0 0 0 3 Science None

Environmental Studies 3 0 0 0 3 Science None

Soft Skill* [6x1 credit each] 0 0 0 4 1 (6) Humanities None

Lean Start-up Management 1 0 0 4 2 Management None

Total 20

*Project Based Courses (PBCs) -

University Elective:

Course Title Credit Area


Choice of University Elective 12
Total 12
Program Core Courses

Course Code COURSES L T P J C Area


Basic Design and
ARC1013 0 0 12 8 8 Arch
Workshop
Visual Arts - Basic Skill
ARC1014 0 0 6 4 4 Humanities
Development
Basic Architectural
ARC1015 0 0 6 0 3 Arch
Graphics
Architectural Design -
ARC2005 0 0 12 4 7 Arch
Spatial Understanding
Advanced Architectural
ARC2006 0 0 6 4 4 Arch
Graphics
Construction Technology -
ARC2003 Raw & Processed Natural 1 0 4 0 3 Arch
Materials
ARC1019 Principles of Structures 2 0 0 4 3 Engg.
Architectural Design -
ARC3001 0 0 12 4 7 Arch
Rural Study
Construction Technology -
ARC3003 1 0 4 0 3 Arch
Concrete & Steel
ARC2001 Strength of Materials 2 0 0 0 2 Engg.
ARC1016 Study Tour 1 - - - - 2 Arch
Architectural Design -
ARC4001 0 0 12 4 7 Arch
Community
Construction Technology -
ARC4002 Aluminium, Glass & 1 0 4 0 3 Arch
Finishes
Architectural Design –
ARC5014 0 0 12 4 7 Arch
Institutions
Construction Technology ‐
ARC 5002 1 0 4 0 3 Arch
Interiors & Landscape
ARC2016 Study Tour 2 - - - - 2 Arch
Architectural Design -
ARC5003 0 0 12 4 7 Arch
Digital Design
Quantity Surveying and
ARC5013 3 0 0 0 3 Engg.
Estimating
12
ARC3099 Internship - - - - Management
(18)
Architectural Design –
ARC4012 0 0 12 4 7 Arch
Complex Typologies
Architectural Design -
ARC5015 0 0 12 4 7 Arch
Urban Transformation
ARC5005 Architectural Thesis 0 0 12 16 10 Science
ARC1017 Professional Practice 3 0 0 0 3 Management
Total 141

Note: Prerequisites will be applicable for a few subjects


Program Elective Courses
Course Code COURSES L T P J C Area
ARC1008 Art Forms Appreciation 3 0 0 0 3 Humanities
ARC1009 Ideation 0 0 4 4 3 Science
Visual Arts - Advanced Skill
ARC2004 0 0 6 0 3 Arch
Development
Human Settlements & Vernacular
ARC1020 2 0 0 4 3 Arch
Architecture
History & Theory of Architecture -
ARC1007 Ancient To Industrial(History and 3 0 0 4 4 Arch
Theory of Architecture - Medieval)
History & Theory of Architecture -
ARC2017 3 0 0 4 4 Arch
Contemporary
Architecture Structural Design -
ARC1022 2 0 0 4 3 Engg.
Concrete
Architecture Structural Design-
ARC2018 2 0 0 4 3 Engg.
Composite
Building Services - Plumbing &
ARC1023 2 0 0 4 3 Engg.
Sanitary
Building Services Mechanical &
ARC2019 2 0 0 4 3 Engg.
Electrical
Computer Graphics - Skill
ARC1024 0 0 4 4 3 Science
Development
Environmental Studies - Site Planning,
ARC1025 2 0 0 4 3 Science
Landscape & climatology
ARC1026 Interior Design 0 0 4 4 3 Arch
ARC1027 Furniture Design 0 0 4 4 3 Arch
ARC1018 Theory of Landscape Design 2 0 0 4 3 Arch
ARC3004 Design of Services 2 0 0 4 3 Arch
HUM1006 Business Accounting For Engineers 3 0 0 0 3 Science
ARC4004 Housing 2 0 0 4 3 Arch
ARC4005 Urban Design 2 0 0 4 3 Arch
ARC4006 Construction Management 2 0 0 4 3 Management
ARC4007 Urban and Regional Planning 2 0 0 4 3 Arch
Architecture Focus Study - Research
ARC4008 0 0 0 8 2 Arch
Skills
.......... Project Management 3 0 0 0 3 Management
Advanced Building Construction &
ARC4010 2 0 0 4 3 Arch
Technology
Advanced Architectural Structural
ARC4009 2 0 0 4 3 Civil
Design
ARC5006 Architectural Conservation 2 0 0 4 3 Arch
Architectural Photography And
ARC5007 2 0 0 4 3 Humanities
Journalism(Architectural Journalism)
ARC4014 Theatre & Film Set Design 2 0 0 4 3 Arch
ARC5009 Building Systems Integration 2 0 0 4 3 Civil
ARC5010 Visual Communication 2 0 0 4 3 Science
ARC5011 Sustainable Architecture 2 0 0 4 3 Arch
ARC5012 Modular Co-ordination 2 0 0 4 3 Civil
Total 47(71)
B.ARCH L T P J C
BASIC DESIGN & WORKSHOP
ARC1013 0 0 12 8 8
Pre-Req: Nil

Module Topics Hrs SLO


Objective :
To facilitate the understanding to basic principles of design and hands-on
working with different materials, so as to communicate Design from
conception of ideas into forms through various stages of a process.
1 Introduction and Exercises with Dots composition design (or through a story
24
line), to sensitize students to delineating space and location.
2 Exercises with Line Composition/measurements, using Extension of Dots (or
12
in a story line) to sensitize students to aspects of axis and paths.
3 Exercises with Shapes composition and planar model creation using different
12
materials
4 Exercises with form - Creation of a stable structures using sticks 12
5 Shapes to Form creation in drawings and in pop models 24
6 Massing Exercises and models 12
2, 5, 12 &
7 Understanding Surfaces - Color and Textures; Drawings and models,
18
Creation of the abstraction and Texture composition from real world situation 12
- Earth, Sky and Horizon
8 Abstracting Spaces - (For example - park, etc) Models and drawings 12
9 Product Design (example - abstracting from a movie inspiration, etc) 12
10 Spatial Design and Measurements - (like sculpture/petty shop, etc) - by the
typical architectural design process involving the study, documentation of 24
existing space and then designing to a context.
11 Design project - Elements and relationships - Wall, column, plinth and roof 24

Total Hours 180

Reference Books:
1. Ching Francis.D.K. - Architecture - Form, Space and Order, Phaidon Press, 2014
2. Leonard Parker, et al. - Basic Design Principles of Architecture, Kindle books, 2014
3. De. Chiara and Callender, - Time Saver Standards for Building types, McGraw - Hill Co., N.Y, 2014
4. Neufert's Architects' Data, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2012
Recommended by the board of studies: Yes / No on (Date)
Date of approval by the Academic Council: (Date)
Prepared by : Ar. Suresh Babu, Ar. Durganand Balsavar
B.ARCH L T P J C
VISUAL ARTS - BASIC SKILL DEVELOPMENT
ARC1014 0 0 6 4 4
Pre-Req: Nil

Module Topics Hrs SLO


Objectives
To encourage students for free expression and creativity - Understanding the
basic characteristics of different techniques, mediums and its practical
applications. - To develop an insight towards sensibility and aesthetic
appreciation.
1 Pen rendering & Pencil colour's 6
2 Landscape in pencil and colour & Trees 6
3 Water colour techniques & Water colour monochromatic techniques 12
4 Geometrical forms& Photos 12
5 Still life - I ( Books and geometric forms ) 6
6 Still life - II ( Material implication ) 6 2, 4, 11 &
7 Tints and Shades 6 12
8 Still life - II ( Water colour's ) 6
9 Outdoor - IV ( Off Campus) 6
10 Outdoor - V ( Off campus) 6
11 Outdoor - VI ( In Campus ) 6
12 Poster design (Theme) 12
Total Hours 90

References:
1. Wucius, Wong. Principles of two Dimensional Design. Van Nostrand Reinhold 1972.
2. Ching, Francis D.K. Architecture: Form, Space, and Order, 2nd ed. Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York,
1996.
3. Art Fundamentals Theory & Practice by Ocvirk, Stinson, Wigg, Bone, Cayton, Mc Graw Hill, 2012.
4. Foundations of Art and design by Alan Pipes, Lawrence King Publishing limited, 2008.
Recommended by the board of studies: Yes / No on (Date)
Date of approval by the Academic Council: (Date)
Prepared by: Ar. Devi Prasad. N
B.ARCH L T P J C
BASIC ARCHITECTURAL GRAPHICS
ARC1015 0 0 6 0 3
Pre-Req: Nil

Module Topics Hrs SLO


Objectives
To learn Basic Architectural Drawing, understanding Geometrical drawing
and his application / develop visualization skills.
1 Lines and Line types 6
2 Lettering types And Lettering 6
3 Scales 6
4 Diagonal and linear scales 6
5 Geometric shapes in Architectural implications-Regular Polygon 12
6 Drawing using of scales in the construction of irregular polygon 6
1,11,17
7 Ellipse, parabola, hyperbola & an oval 6
8 Arch, Arch types& Ionic Volute construction 6
9 Orthographic projections 12
10 Isometric projections of simple plane geometry &solid geometry 9
11 Section of Solids 9
12 Measured Drawings of simple objects 6
Total Hours 90

References:
1. Morris, I.H. Geometrical Drawing for Art Students.
1. Bhatt, N.D. and Panchal V.M. Engineering Drawing: Plane and Solid Geometry, 42nd ed. Charotar Pub.,
Anand, 2000.
Recommended by the board of studies: Yes / No on (Date)
Date of approval by the Academic Council: (Date)
Prepared by : Ar. Devi Prasad.N
B.ARCH L T P J C
ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN - SPATIAL UNDERSTANDING
ARC2005 0 0 12 4 7
Pre-Req: ARC1007

Module Topics Hrs SLO


Objectives:
To sensitise the studio to the basic principles of architectural design through
understanding human dimensions, elements and their relationships
synthesised for basic human needs.
1 Exercises given to document and understand the human dimensions -
20
Anthropometrics in a space. Models and drawings.
2 Spaces are documented to understand the various relationships and elements
of Architecture in the context of earth, sky and horizon. Drawings and 30
Models.
3 An innovative Design project with a broader outline to evolve a spatial design
2, 5, 6, 12
through creating a design brief specific to the context that is broadly
40 & 18
specified. Lateral integration with Structures and Materials, Technologies.
Through Models and drawings.
4 Furniture layout understanding and creation of furniture designs, Inside
40
outside relationship, environment, Models, sections, etc.
5 Time problem design projects - resolving a particular aspect pertinent to the
20
context.
Total Hours 150

Reference Books:
1. Ching Francis.D.K. - Architecture - Form Space and Order, Phaidon Press, 2012
2. Mark Jarzombek, et.al. - A Global History of Architecture, John Wiley and Sons, 2015
3. Documentation of Kerala's Domestic Architecture, MCF, Dakshinchitra, 1995
4. Vernacular Architecture of Tamilnadu - MCF, Dakshinchitra, 2014
5. René Kolkman, Stuart Blackburn, Tribal Architecture in Northeast India, Brill, 2014
Recommended by the Board of Studies: Yes / No on (Date)
Date of approval by the Academic Council: (Date)
Prepared by : Ar. Durganand Balsavar
B.ARCH L T P J C
ADVANCED ARCHITECTURAL GRAPHICS
ARC2006 0 0 6 4 4
Pre-Req: Nil

Module Topics Hrs SLO


Objectives
To familiarize the student with techniques of Architectural representation.
1 Representation of building elements, terminology and abbreviation 6
2 Preparation of plans, elevations & sections 6
3 Preparation of elevations & sections details (understanding the surrounding) 6
4 Isometric and Axonometric view. Introduction of Perspective 12
5 Two point exterior and Thee point exterior perspective 9
6 One point interior perspective 6
7 Introduction of Sciography - Simple and composite forms - shadows on 1,11,17
9
horizontal, vertical planes and on surfaces.
8 Groups of various forms in understanding of sciography 6
9 Shade and shadow techniques - Sun angle, time, building height 6
10 Implication of sciography into Perspective 6
11 Introduction of live example and draft plan, elevation, section and view 12
12 Architectural representations - integration to presentation drawings 6
Total Hours 90

References:
1. Claude Batley - Design Development of Indian Architecture Sage Publications 2002
2. Thoms, E. French. Graphic Science and Design, New York: MC Graw Hill.
3. Bhatt, N.D. and Panchal V.M. Engineering Drawing: Plane and Solid Geometry, 42nd ed. Charotar Pub.,
Anand, 2000.
4. Shah, M.G., Kale, C.M. and Patki, S.Y. Building Drawing: with an integrated approach to built
environment, 7th ed. Tata McGraw Hill Pub., Delhi, 2000.
5. Ellen Lopton and Jennefer Cole Phillips, Graphic Design The New Basics, Princton Arch. Press
Recommended by the board of studies: Yes / No on (Date)
Date of approval by the Academic Council: (Date)
Prepared by : Ar. Devi Prasad.N
B.ARCH CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY - Raw & Processed Natural L T P J C
ARC2003 Materials(Embedded Theory) 1 0 0 0 1
Pre-Req: Nil
Module Topics Hrs SLO
Objectives
To have an understanding on properties, manufacture and application of raw – natural
building construction materials.
1 Introduction to material science
Explanation of various core building components and their function-the concepts of
foundations, support systems like walls and columns, exterior skins of buildings, roofing, 1
protection from and integration with natural elements, openings for lighting and access.
2 Soil based Design and construction techniques
Foundations design details, Base courses, walls, Design of openings, arches vaults, floors
and roofs. Design of buildings using rammed earth
2
Mud Blocks:
Stabilised mud blocks, Soil and its properties. Properties of construction quality soil,
additives in stabilised soil blocks.
3 Vernacular Materials:
Mud and lime, bamboo and casuarinas as construction materials. Different kinds of 2
thatch, use of palm trunks, palm rafters. Description of usage of these materials. 2,6 & 13
4 Stone as a construction material
Types of construction stone and their properties and use in building construction. Nature
of stone wall construction in various building components like foundations, walls, 3
buttresses, arches and roofing Mortars
Mortars and their applications. Study of sand and aggregate.
5 Brick as a construction material
Brick composition, sizes, strength, method of manufacture, properties and types. Study
of bonds and mortars of different types.
Bricks and their usage 3
Bricks in different building components like foundations, walls (conventional and cavity
walls), arches, staircases, cladding, copings, flooring, brick jalis, decorative brickwork,
Madras terrace roofing.
6 Terracotta products
1
Hollow bricks, jalis, weathering tiles, Mangalore tiles, hollow clay roofing blocks.
7 Timber
Quality of timber used in buildings, defects, seasoning and preservation, popular timber
varieties used in India, properties, strengths.
Typical usages of timber in building components 2
Timber Construction
Timber in joinery, light weight roofing structures, staircases, interior walls, flooring,
details of galvalinice roofs, wooden staircases.
8 Interaction with alternate construction experts. 1
Total Hours 15
References:
1. S.P Arora and S.P. Bindra, Text book of Building Construction, GanpatRai publications (P) Ltd New Delhi - 110002,
2005.
2. S.K.Sharma, “A Text book of Building Construction”, S.Chand& Co Ltd., New Delhi, 1998
3. Reference books -
4. KlansDukeeberg, Bambus – Bamboo, Karl Kramer verlag Stuttgart Germany, 2000
5. Barry, the construction of buildings Affiliated East West press put Ltd New Delhi 1999.
6. Francis D.K. Ching Building Construction illustrated John Wiley & Sons 2000
Recommended by the board of studies: Yes / No on (Date)
Date of approval by the Academic Council: (Date)
Prepared by : Ar. Devi Prasad .N
B.ARCH CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY - Raw & Processed Natural Materials L T P J C
ARC2003 (Embedded Lab) 0 0 4 0 2
Pre-Req: Nil

Module Topics Hrs SLO


Objectives
Imparting applied knowledge of properties, manufacturing and application of
raw-natural building construction materials.
1 Graphical representation of building components. 4
2 Mud wall construction, compacted earth, stabilised mud blocks, roofing using
4
thatch, damp proofing.
3 Bamboo in architectural construction. 4
4 Stone Construction - Walls, Arch, Flooring, Lintel & cladding. 8
5 Brick – Brick bonding, Walls, Arches. 8
6 Brick – Staircase, Cladding, Decorative Brickwork, creative Jali pattern using
4
bricks, Rat trap bond.
1,11,17
7 Clay block partition walls, screen walls, terracotta flooring. 4
8 Mangalore Tile works, Hollow clay roofing blocks, Weathering tiles on roofs. 8
9 Typical details of timber usage in door frames & window frames, door &
4
window shutters, louvered windows, ventilators.
10 Wooden flooring, wood composites, fibre boards, pre-laminated. 4
11 Ventilators: top hung, bottom hung, louvered, glazed 4
12 Construction using natural timber in various structural components of the
4
building.
Total Hours 60

References:
1. S.P Arora and S.P. Bindra, Text book of Building Construction, GanpatRai publications (P) Ltd New Delhi - 110002,
2005.
2. S.K.Sharma, “A Text book of Building Construction”, S.Chand& Co Ltd., New Delhi, 1998
3. Reference books -
4. KlansDukeeberg, Bambus – Bamboo, Karl Kramer verlag Stuttgart Germany, 2000
5. Barry, the construction of buildings Affiliated East West press put Ltd New Delhi 1999.
6. Francis D.K. Ching Building Construction illustrated John Wiley & Sons 2000
Recommended by the board of studies: Yes / No on (Date)
Date of approval by the Academic Council: (Date)
Prepared by : Ar. Devi Prasad.N
B.ARCH L T P J C
PRINCIPLES OF STRUCTURES
ARC1019 2 0 0 4 3
Pre-Req: Nil

Exercises Topics Hrs SLO


Objective :

1 Fundamental Principles - Vectorial Representation of Forces and


Moments, Coplanar forces - Resolution and Composition of forces and 5
equilibrium of particles - Free body diagram
2 Centre of gravity and Moment of Inertia- Radius of gyration-section 4
modulus
3 Stress and strain - Hooke’s law -tension -compression and shear Stress 5
strain diagram for mild steel-Elastic constants- Applications
4 Principal stresses and strains-Stresses in composite sections-Thermal 2, 5, 12 &
4
stresses 18
5 Types of loads on structures-support and support reactions- Types of 4
structures-analysis of beams
6 Analysis of plane truss-Stresses in truss and frames 4
7 Modern Construction Materials-Various components of buildings-
Bricks- Stone- Structural Steel and Aluminum – Roofing Materials- 2
Flooring
8 Latest/Emerging technology 2
Total Hours 30

Reference Books:
1. Timoshenko.S, Young.D.H, J V Rao, Sukumar Pati (2013), Engineering Mechanics, McGraw Hill
International Edition
2. Gere & Thimoshenko (2004), Mechanics of Materials, CBS Publishers & Distributors.
3. R.K.Bansal (2005), Strength of Materials, Laxmi Publications
4. S.S.Bhavikatti (2012), Engineering Mechanics, New Age International Publishers.
5. S.Ramamrutham & R.Narayanan (2005), Strength of Materials, Dhanpat Rai publications.

Recommended by the board of studies: Yes / No on (Date)


Date of approval by the Academic Council: (Date)
Prepared by : Dr. Neeraja
B.ARCH L T P J C
ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN - RURAL STUDY
ARC 3001 0 0 12 4 7
Pre-Req: ARC 2005
Module Topics Hrs SLO
Objectives
1. To understand/engage with the basic issues of socio-cultural and
physical context of built environment and experiencing rural contexts of
diverse typologies and in transformation.
2. To abstract the various elements of the village and their relationships,
which influence design.
3. To study basic materials, technologies in design and question the notion
of sustainability 
1 Drawings Project to Rural studio exploring elements of a village - with brief
report - on Contemporary challenges, villages in transformation, typologies of 10
villages.
2 Documentation Project (in-situ- travel to site and in Studio) - Drawings to
understand dwelling typologies, materials, way of life, technologies, community
spaces and natural resources. Drawings Analysis of the rural settlements - based 20
on social, cultural, history, occupation, bio-diversity, institutions, settlement
layout, dwelling typologies, local materials and technologies. With brief Report.
3 Design Project to explore an innovative rural institution/ or a cluster of
dwellings/ rural community center/ cottage industry/sanitation/ women's self 30
help groups/, of an appropriate scale and area, etc. 2,3,5 &
12, 18
4 Explorations with models/materials/ hands-on workshops with innovative
20
technologies
5 Time problem exploring a specific issue/ inhabitation /Interaction with rural
10
NGO
6 Design exercises exploring Organisation/cluster , scale, structural module,
30
functions
7 Exercises detailing Sections and elevation studies 20
8 Final Charrette/ Juries/ practicing architects/ Possible Live Project Constructed -
10
based on village community participation.

Total Hours 150

Reference Books:
1. NIASA Document – Rural Studies Program, Council of Architecture Publication, 2015
2. Geoffrey Bawa, Complete Works, David Robson, 2002
3. The other side of Laurie Baker, Elizabeth Baker, DC Books Pvt. Ltd, 2007
4. “Planning the Architects Hand Book - Edward. D. Mills, Butterworth, London, 1985
5. New Directions in sustainable Design, Dr Parr, Routledge Press, 2012
6. “Sustainable Design: Ecology, Architecture & Planning”, Daniel Williams, John Wiley & sons,2007

Recommended by the board of studies: Yes / No on (Date)


Date of approval by the Academic Council: (Date)
Prepared by : Ar. Durganand Balsavar
B.ARCH CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY -CONCRETE & STEEL L T P J C
ARC 3003 Embedded Theory 1 0 0 0 1
Pre-Req: ARC 2003

Module Topics Hrs SLO


Objective
To acquaint the students with contemporary construction practices primarily
pertaining to the usage of cement concrete, ferrous and non-ferrous metals in
various core building components and some important interrelationships and to
create familiarity to apply this knowledge.
1 Brief overview of cement manufacture, functions of cement ingredients, field
tests for cement, uses of cement, varieties of cement, specifications of ordinary 2 2,4
cement
2 Understanding plain cement concrete and its uses, ingredients and properties
of cement concrete, effects of concrete additives, concrete proportioning,
2 2,4
water cement ratio, workability and slump, concrete mixing, transportation,
placement, consolidation, vibration, curing.
3 Types of concrete, precast concrete, ready mix concrete, batching plants. Ferro
2 5,6
cement
4 Ferrous metals, brief review of pig iron, cast iron, wrought iron 2 2,4
5 Brief review of steel manufacture process, its properties and uses, various
2 2,4
forms of architectural steel
6 Non-ferrous metals -aluminium, copper, lead, zinc, tin, nickel. Alloys of
2 2,4
aluminium copper and steel , galvanised iron, gal volume
7 Stainless steel and structural steel in architectural construction 2 2,4
8 Industry specialist lectures 1 11
Total Hours 15

References:

1. Engineering Materials-Material Science by S.C.Rangwala, Charotar Publishing House Pvt. Ltd.2014 ed.
2. Building Materials-P.C.Varghese, Prentice Hall of India Pvt.Ltd. New Delhi 2005 ed.

Recommended by the board of studies: Yes / No on (Date)


Date of approval by the Academic Council: (Date)
Prepared by : Ar. N. Devi Prasad
B.ARCH CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY - CONCRETE & STEEL L T P J C
ARC 3003 Embedded lab 0 0 4 0 2
Pre-Req ARC 2003
Module Topics Hrs SLO
1 Study of principles and methods of construction of RCC elements in buildings-
a) foundations and columns– Raft foundations, Isolated footings, piles, grillage
12
foundations, beams and slabs, porticos, sunshades, post tensioned slabs,
prestressed beams in RCC construction.
2 RCC in staircases-spiral, helical, waist slab, folded plate, review of formwork 12
2,5,6,13
3 Structural steel in construction – steel columns, trussworks, staircases, sheet
12
metal cladding and roofing in industry
4 steel windows, doors, collapsible gates, rolling shutters, mechanical gate
16
systems, detailing of masonry, concrete, metal systems, high strength fasteners
5 Field visits and discussions on creative detailing 8
Total Hours 60
Text Books
1. A Text Book of Building Construction by B.C.Punmia, Laxmi Publications Pvt.Ltd. New Delhi 2005
2. Construction of Buildings by Barry, Vol.1 and2, Blackwell Publishing House, Oxford 2005

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B.ARCH L T P J C
STRENGTH OF MATERIALS
ARC 2001 2 0 0 0 2
Pre-Req: Principles of structures ARC1019

Exercises Topics Hrs SLO


1 Concept of shear forces and Bending Moment-shear force and bending
Moment diagrams for cantilever and simply supported beams subjected to 5
point load, uniformly distributed loads and their combinations
2 Theory of simple and pure bending-Bending equation- Section modulus (only
for Rectangular, hollow rectangular)- Shear stress distribution for rectangular 4
beam section- Torsion
3 Slope and deflection at a section - Double Integration and Macaulay's method
5
for simply supported and cantilever beams
4 Short and long columns - Euler's method and its limitation - Rankine's formula
4
for columns- effect of eccentric loading
5 Introduction to indeterminate structures-Static and kinematic indeterminacies-
4
Energy theorems
6 Combined loading- bars with axial load- bending and torsion- torsion and
4
tension- bending and shear
7 Theories of failure- Strain energy in bending 2
8 Latest/Emerging technology 2
Total Hours 30

Reference Books:
1. Timoshenko,S.P..and D.H. Young, Elements of Strength of Materials, Fifth Edition, East West Press
2. Gere & Thimoshenko (2004), Mechanics of Materials, CBS Publishers & Distributors.
3. R.K.Bansal (2005), Strength of Materials, Laxmi Publications
4. S.S.Bhavikatti (2012), Engineering Mechanics, New Age International Publishers.
5. S. Ramamrutham & R.Narayanan (2005), Strength of Materials, Dhanpat Rai publications.

Recommended by the board of studies: Yes / No on (Date)


Date of approval by the Academic Council: (Date)
Prepared by : Dr.Neeraja
B.ARCH L T P J C
STUDY TOUR 1
ARC1016 0 0 0 0 2
Pre-Req: Nil

Projects Topics Hrs SLO


Objective:
To travel to a site of historic/social or cultural significance in order to observe,
evolve drawing skills appreciate the place and undertake basic documentation.

1 Discussion of experience of observations 6


2 Basic documentation of way of life. 18
3 Basic documentation of proportion and elements (Drawing and or
18
photography)
3,4,11,13,
4 Record of materials and technology 12
5 Interviews with community. 12
6 To prepare a set of basic drawings and project reports with photographs
recording the social, cultural, historic context.

Total Hours 120


Recommended by the board of studies: Yes / No on (Date)
Date of approval by the Academic Council: (Date)
Prepared by : Ar. Durganand Balsavar
 
B.ARCH L T P J C
ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN – COMMUNITY
ARC4001 0 0 12 4 7
Pre-Req: ARC3001

Project Topics Hrs SLO


Objective
1. To explore a basic housing/ community project as a process and the
role of an architect.
2. To understand the needs of privacy, habitation, sense of comfort and
belonging, community spaces, efficiency of open spaces and ideas of
extended living areas
3. To differentiate and understand the nature of organic and planned
communities.
4. To recognize indigenous housing and role of climate and history.
5. To investigate the concept of sustainability.
1 Introduction to Community and Housing within a historic and contemporary
10
context. Interactive seminar.
2 Case Studies of indigenous housing (historic overview) and modern housing
complexes to understand relationship of design and way of life, privacy, 30
habitation, community spaces, and ideas of extended living areas.
3 Design Project of appropriate scale to emphasize design exploration of
dwellings, relationship in clusters, nature of community spaces, amenities and 30
parking.
4 Exploration of site plan, to understand organisation, zones, hierarchies, public-
2,6 & 13
private spaces relationships and transitions, hierarchies of path and community 30
spaces.
5 Brief time-problem to explore response to climate and way of life in the design
of the peripheries and elements/ or any specific issues/ specific elements
10
design like verandas, thresholds, shading devices, children's play areas,
elderly, etc.
6 Detailed models to explore materials, structural systems and concepts for
20
services and sustainability.
7 Final charrete and juries./ practicing architects 10

Total Hours 150


Reference Books
1. Time Saver Standards for Building types” ,De. Chiara and Callender, McGraw – Hill Co., N.Y., 2010
2. “Sustainable Design: Ecology, Architecture & Planning”, Daniel Williams, John Wiley & sons, 2007
3. Charles Correa - Housing and Urbanisation - Thames & Hudson, 2010
4. Adrian Parr, New Directions in Sustainable Design, Routledge Press, 2015
5. Aranya Housing, Vastu-Shilpa Foundation, Ahmedabad, (Reprint 2015)
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B.ARCH CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY -ALUMINIUM, GLASS & L T P J C
ARC4002 FINISHES Embedded Lab 0 0 4 0 2
Pre-Req ARC 3002
Module Topics Hrs SLO
1 Glass, aluminium and UPVC in partitions, windows, doors, handrails,
12
balusters
2 Glass and aluminium in frameless glass systems, structural glazing 12
3 Wall cladding and flooring details of various kinds 12 2,5,6,13
4 Waterproofing of basements, roofs, toilets, expansion joints, sealant details,
16
acoustic panelling, thermal insulation
5 Field visits and discussions on creative detailing 8

Total Hours 60
References:
1. A Text Book of Building Construction by B.C.Punmia, Laxmi Publications Pvt.Ltd. New Delhi 2005
2. The Text Book of Building Construction by S.P.Arora and S.P.Bindra

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B.ARCH CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY -ALUMINIUM, GLASS & L T P J C
ARC4002 FINISHES Embedded Theory 1 0 0 0 1
Pre-Req: ARC 3002
Module Topics Hrs SLO
Objective
To provide students with working knowledge of glass and aluminium in
construction, awareness and application of various finishing materials used in
civil construction including insulation, weatherproofing and cladding
1 Brief review of glass manufacture, composition , properties and uses of glass 2 2
2 Types of glass, treatment of glass 2 2,4
3 Finishing materials for walls and floors-wall putties, textures, cementitious
2 2,4
floor finishes, tiles and natural stones , speciality floors, grouts, etc.
4 Wall cladding on exteriors-composite panels, structural glazing, marble,
2 2,4
granite and other cladding materials
5 Acoustic and thermal insulation materials, plastics, fibre glass 2 2,4
6 Paints, varnishes and distempers 2 2,4
7 Speciality chemicals, sealants, adhesives 2 2,4
8 Industry specialist lecture 1 11,18
Total Hours 15

References:
1. Engineering Materials-Material Science by S.C.Rangwala, Charotar Publishing House Pvt. Ltd.2014 ed.
2. Building Materials by Duggal S.K., New Age international, New Delhi 2009
3. Materials and Construction by Reshpande B, Oriental Watchman Publishing House, Poona-2, 2007
Construction Technology-Embedded Lab

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B.ARCH L T P J C
ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN – INSTITUTIONS
ARC 5014 0 0 12 4 7
Pre-Req ARC 4001, ARC1007
Projects Topics Hrs SLO
Objective
1. To understand the notion of institutions and their architectural expression
through history.
2. To understand creating precincts and spaces for learning - formal, informal
and interactive processes of learning and role of the built environment.
(or) To understand the role of built environments in therapeutic and nurturing
institutions, etc or/and institutions of similar scale and complexity.
4. To initiate a basic integration and understanding of technologies and
services.
5. To investigate the role of historic, philosophic, aesthetic, and thematic
abstractions influencing contemporary architecture and emerging trends in
practice. (supportive lectures and charrettes)
1 Project and ideation exercises on - Introduction to the idea of human
institutions, history and interactive charrette. Narratives on building
10
institutions - histories and meanings. Sketches, drawings, photographs, study
models.
2 Exercises to record site though drawings, photo-documentation etc. Site Visit
and Analysis of case studies/meeting architect and client/ and literature
20
studies with an emphasis on typologies, program, areas, character of
institution, growth, materials and structure.
3 Ideation on the nature of institutions - Sketches, drawings with case studies
10
and interactive discussions.
4 Design Project of appropriate scale - educational institution, cultural
30 2,6 & 13
institution etc. Conceptual evolution and program studies.
5 Drawings and Models to explore - site planning and context, program, areas
and form, zoning and connections, structural systems principles, etc. 30
Organisation and relationship of functions - brief report.
6 Time problem/ small project to evoke specific issues - like the design of a
10
community court etc.
7 Project and schematic drawings - Integration of services, structure, furniture
layouts with detailed sections and elevations. Detailed drawing of a specific 30
area in the institution.
8 Charrette and final jury/ discussion with practicing architects and related
10
disciplines.
Total Hours 150

References:
1. “Planning the Architects Hand Book - Edward. D. Mills, Butterworth, London, 1985
2. Time Saver Standards for Building types” ,De. Chiara and Callender, McGraw – Hill Co., N.Y., 1973
3. The Dynamic Decade, Campus Planning, David Godchalk, 2012
4. “Sustainable Design: Ecology, Architecture & Planning”, Daniel Williams, John Wiley & sons,2007

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B.ARCH. CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY -INTERIORS &LANDSCAPE - L T P J C
ARC 5002 Embedded lab 0 0 4 0 2
Pre-Req ARC 4002
Module Topics Hrs SLO
Objective
Study of construction details of various interior elements pertaining to interior
types – Infrastructure, False Ceiling, partitions, Lose and fitted furniture, Wall
and floor finishes, Window coverings, Panelling, incidentals.
1 Residential environment 12
2 Commercial (retail, mercantile) environment 16
3 Industry, Healthcare, Education environment 12 2,5,6,13
4 Exterior/landscape environment 12
5 Field visits and exercises on creative detailing 8

Total Hours 60

References:
1. Time Saver Standards for Landscape Architecture, McGraw Hill, 2005
2. A Text Book of Building Construction by B.C.Punmia, Laxmi Publications Pvt.Ltd. New Delhi 2005

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B.ARCH. CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY -INTERIORS & LANDSCAPE – L T P J C
ARC 5002 Embedded Theory 1 0 4 0 3
Pre-Req ARC 4002

Module Topics Hrs SLO


Objective
To create awareness of materials used in interior design and site
development.
1 Interior elements- introduction to furniture, partitions, floors, walls, ceilings,
2 2
openings, soft furnishing, infrastructure, spatial considerations
2 Materials for various interior elements in core residential use 2 2,4
3 Materials for various interior elements in core retail and mercantile
2 2,4
commercial use
4 Materials for various interior elements in core industry, healthcare, education 2 2,4
5 Overview of infrastructure in interiors- review of washrooms, server rooms,
2 2,4
control rooms, security systems, service rooms
6 Materials in exterior infrastructure elements-roads, pathways, yards, street
2 2,4
furniture, drains, ducts, etc.
7 Materials in landscape 1 2,4
8 Industry lectures 2 11,18
Total Hours 15
References:
1. Engineering Materials-Material Science by S.C.Rangwala, Charotar Publishing House Pvt. Ltd.2014 ed.
2. Building Construction by Francis D.K.Ching, John Wiley and Sons, 2008

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B.ARCH L T P J C
STUDY TOUR 2
ARC2016 0 0 0 0 2
Pre-Req Nil

Topics Hrs SLO


Objectives
To travel to a site of historic/architectural, social or cultural significance in
order to observe, evolve drawing skills appreciate the place and undertake
basic documentation. ( Maximum duration 20 days)
1 Related study program – Travel to sites, precincts or settlements of historic
and architectural significance. Observation and documentation (with 10
INTACH, etc.)
2 Discussion of experience of observations 10
3 Basic photo- documentation of way of life of communities, inhabitants, 20
4 Basic documentation of proportion and elements, plan types etc. (Drawing 3,4,11,13
40
and or photography)
5 Record of materials and technology 10
6 Interviews with community. 10
7 To prepare a set of basic drawings and brief project reports with photograph’s
20
recording the social, cultural, historic context.
120
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B.ARCH L T P J C
ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN – DIGITAL DESIGN
ARC 5003 0 0 12 4 7
Pre-Req ARC5014

Module Topics Hrs SLO


Objectives
1. To understand the translation of design into built reality and the
predicament of real site conditions.
2. To understand the tangible integration of design, structure, services,
etc.
3. To explore concepts of architectural detailing and working drawings
1 Introduction to Working drawings - Stages of the design process - from idea
10
to built reality.
2 Presentations on history of technology, materials and design of detail. Studies
10
of working drawings and digital technologies.(eg CAD, Revit, etc)
3 Case studies and site visits to Institutions to explore structure, finishes,
details, growth, building failures and maintenance, occupation, responses to 10
climate and comfort, etc. Rigorous study and integral analysis. 2,6 & 13
4 Refinement of schematic drawings of Institution semester to create a detailed
10
drawing./ plan types, sections, elevations.
5 Structures integration, etc. 20
6 Services integration. lighting layout etc. 30
7 Stair, joineries, etc. 30
8 Accessories and details, landscape details, gates etc. 30
Total Hours 150
Text Books
1. RIBA Working Drawings Handbook, Keith Styles, 2014,
2. “Planning the Architects Hand Book - Edward. D. Mills, Butterworth, London, 1985
3. Campus Planning, University Planning - The search for prefection - Jonathan Coulson, 2015
4.
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L T P J C
ARC5013 QUANTITY SURVEYING AND ESTIMATING
3 0 0 0 3
Pre-Req CLE 209 (Building Drawing)

Module Topics Hrs SLO


Objectives
1. To understand the types of estimates
2. To identify the methods used for different structural components
3. To understand rate analysis and process of preparation of bills
1 Analysis of Rates
Rate analysis & Preparation of bills – Data analysis of rates for various items of
works – abstract estimates for Building projects
2 Quantity Estimation for Building
Estimation of Building – Procedure of estimating, Types of estimates, detailed
AS PER SCALE
estimate of buildings including sanitary & Electrical fittings
3 Quantity Estimation for Roads
Estimate of R.C.C. and Steel works – Scheduling – Slab – Beam – Column,
Road – earthwork fully in banking, cutting, partly cutting & Partly filling.
Detailed estimate for WBM, Bituminous road.
4 Valuation
Valuation – rent fixation tenders, - contracts – accounting procedure,
measurement book, stores, cost & quality control – PWD & CPWD practice –
Software Applications for Estimation of Buildings.
Total
Text Books
1. B.N. Datta (1998), Estimating and costing, Character Publishing House
2. Vajrani (1997), Estimating and costing, Khanna Publishers
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B.ARCH. L T P J C
INTERNSHIP
ARC 3099 0 0 0 0 18
Pre-Req ARC5003, ARC4002, ARC2017, ARC2019
Module Topics Hrs SLO
Objective
To expose students to the management of execution of projects in a real-time
professional working environment from conceptualization to realization
through a process of involvement with concept processes, working drawings,
documentation of works and realization of construction goals.
The process will involve registering with organizations approved by the
School of Architecture as rendering architectural services in part or in full as
part of their professional goals and managed by a principal architect
registered with the Council of Architecture. Exceptions to this situation such
as working in professional architect’s offices abroad in keeping with COA
guidelines, participating in the activities of eminent NGOs involved in
construction activities will be reviewed on a case to case basis by a
Committee appointed by the institution.

The students will be expected to perform various activities as part of their


learning process:
1 Adhere to regulated office management practices. 13,16
2 Carry out instructions related to drawing preparation. 6,13
3 Contribute to team activities. 3,13
4 Participate in client and vendor meetings and discussions. 12,15
5 Understand site activities and contribute in supervisory exercises. 4,9,17
6 Learn to prepare minutes of meetings and reports. 4,7
Total working days 100

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B.ARCH L T P J C
ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN - COMPLEX TYPOLOGIES
ARC4012 0 0 12 4 7
Pre-Req ARC3099
Project Topics Hrs SLO
Objective
1. To learn about complex typologies of projects and their relationship
to surrounding context/ urban or peri-urban - multi-speciality
hospitals, high-rise, research laboratories, conservation revitalisation,
pre-fab, etc.
2. To understand the integration of architectural design expression and 2,6 & 13
structure and services in complex typologies. The collaborative role
of architect.
3. The emphasis shall be on the design of the building, integrating
systems, sustainable practices, flexible and open planning, while
exploring architectural expression.
1 Introduction to new typologies. Charrette on contemporary transformations
10
and the changing collaborative role of the architect in society.
2 Site visit and case studies, discussions with architects, structural and mep
20
engineers, emerging technologies, infrastructure and policy makers.
3 Exercises and form Studies with Research on development control
regulations, services, structural systems, functional needs, car-parking etc. 10
Lateral integration in Studio.
4 Design brief in specific urban/ peri-urban context 20
5 Exercises and Design development - programmatic needs and their
40
relationships, open- planning principles. Study models/new technologies, etc.
6 Appropriate time problem to highlight specific issue 10
7 Drawings of Detailed sections. elevations, with idea of services and
30
infrastructure.
8 Charrette/juries with practicing architects 10

Total working days 150


References
1. Typologies of Industrial buildings, Bernd Becher, MIT Press, 2012
2. “Planning the Architects Hand Book - Edward. D. Mills, Butterworth, London, 1985
3. Time Saver Standards for Building types” ,De. Chiara and Callender, McGraw – Hill
Co., N.Y., 1973
4. Hijacking Sustainability, Dr Adrian Parr, MIT University Press, 2012
5. New Directions in Sustainable Design, Dr Parr, Routledge Press, 2012
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B.ARCH L T P J C
ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN-URBAN TRANSFORMATION
ARC5015 0 0 12 4 7
Pre-Req ARC4012
Proejct Topics Hrs SLO
Objective
1. To explore and analyze, experience and document urban contexts and
to understand the notion of public space and streets.
2. To appreciate the difference between urban design as opposed to 2,3,5 &
urban development and planning. 12, 18
3. To understand the role of architecture in shaping urban fabric.
4. To discuss tangible factors like DCR, CRZ, etc. and other policy
frameworks that impact urban intervention design.
1 Exercises based on concept of City in History. Socio-economic Challenges
10
and Possibilities.(overview). Collaborative role of architect.
2 Site Visit and recording of observations - urban intervention in traditional or
new city. Urban issues and expression. Drawings, Digital modelling, 20
photography and brief report.
3 Analysis and inferences from Observations, drawings, context models
etc.Charrette and dialogue on urban themes and regulations. Digital 10
modelling
4 Exercises and Drawings - Project brief for urban intervention of appropriate
30
scale to evoke the architectural expression, public spaces etc.
5 Exrcises and Drawings - on Broad contextual interventions, site, location,
historic significance, transport patterns, densities, etc,. Exploration of 40
variations and their impact.
6 Design refinement - internal review with planners, urban designers,
30
community and architects, Models and digital modelling of options.
7 Final jury/Charrette/policy makers/architects/urban designers 10
Total working days 150
References
Charles Correa, A Place in the Shade, Penguin Books India, 2010
Aranya, VSF Publications, Ahmedabad, 2009
Vibhuti Sachdev, Tillotson, The making of an Indian City- Building Jaipur, Reaktion
Books, 2012
Kevin Lynch, Good City Form, MIT Press, (Reprint) 2004
Balsavar Durganand, An Understanding of a City as a Process in Time, CEPT
Published Thesis, 2015
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B.ARCH L T P J C
ARCHITECTURAL THESIS
ARC5005 0 0 12 16 10
Pre-Req ARC5015
Project Topics Hrs SLO
Objective
Thesis is a culmination of the five-year course, and hence motivates the
student to engage in independent self-driven process of choice of project, 2,3,5 &
research of program, philosophic underpinnings, critical thinking and design 12, 18
processes, architectural expression and tangible detailing through structure,
technologies and services.
1 Introduction and Choice of projects chosen by Student and approved by
Faculty - program, site observations, regional climate, local resources,
12
historic and socio-economic context, feasibility of project, sustainability and
significance.
2 Site visits, case studies, interviews, observations, documentation, literature
studies and research methodologies to investigate and formulate program and 24
requirements. Research on project.
3 Exercises in Formulation of detailed program and area statement etc. Site-
36
planning and thematic conceptual ideas.
4 Digital Drawings and Detailing of cluster of buildings (if large site)
24
Sustainability of design and climatic responses - passive and active.
5 Models, digital drawings, presentation techniques charrette for the different
24
stages of design - conceptual to schematic.
6 Exercise - Time problem - detailing one section of project - in terms of
24
services, wall sections, idea of materials, structure, etc.
7 Final presentation Models/Charrette/Juries/Project report- digital
presentations drawings/videos/multi-media etc. Appropriate presentation 36
techniques.
Total working days 180
References
Appropriate to the Project selected by the student

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B.ARCH. L T P J C
PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
ARC1017 3 0 0 0 3
Pre-Req ARC 3099

Module Topics Hrs SLO


Objective
To create awareness regarding the various activities involved in the practice
of architecture and the role of professional and statutory bodies including
legalities, interdisciplinary relationships and the implications of globalization.
1 Role of Architects in Society, Registration as an Architect, Role of the
Council of Architecture and the Indian Institute of Architects and salient 3 2
features of their roles and responsibilities.
2 Various stages in the execution of a project and scope of architect’s services,
9 6,10
fee structures, terms and conditions of engagement.
3 Types of Architectural Competitions-single and multiple stage, national and
6 5,13
international, with case studies.
4 Understanding tenders, open and closed, conditions, tender documents, tender
3 6,16,
analysis and recommendations, e-tendering.
5 Understanding contracts, Articles of Agreement, Terms and Conditions,Bills
of Quantities , Specifications, Special conditions. New trends in project
formulation, different types of execution( BOT, DBOT, etc.), process of 9 6,16
execution-expression of interest, Request for proposal, mode of bid
evaluation, award of work.
6 Legal Aspects of Practice, Arbitration-definition, advantages, conduct of
arbitration proceedings, arbitration clause in contract agreements. Easements,
6 9
copyrights and patenting, Consumer Protection Act, Liabilities of Architects
under different statutes.
7 Important legislations and current trends, role of administrative bodies,
salient legislation such as Factories Act, Person with Disabilities Act, Coastal
regulation Zone, Heritage Act. Globalisation and its impact on the profession, 6 9
International collaborations, Information Technology and its impact on
architectural practice, emerging specializations,
8 Knowledge sharing by Architects and allied professionals. 3 11
Total Hours 45 hours
References:
1. Architects Act, 1972
2. 2.Publications on handbook on Professional Practice by IIA
3. Publications of Council of Architecture-Professional Conduct, Architectural Competitions
4. Architectural Practice and Procedure by V.S.Apte, 2008
5. Consumer Protection Act , 2011
6.Personalities with Disabilities Act, 1995
7.Arbitration Act, 2005
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ELECTIVE SUBJECTS
 
B.ARCH L T P J C
ART FORMS APPRECIATION
ARC1008 3 0 0 0 3
Pre-Req: Nil
Module Topics Hrs SLO
Objectives
To create an overview and understanding of various art forms that exists
from Ancient to modern times and between East and West. And also
choosing few Art forms to exemplify the method to understand the Art form
and appreciate them in the context of culture.
1 Understanding the various art forms in the society and in different cultures. 2
2 Understanding and Appreciating Films / Documentaries from past to present
9
times to Modern times & between East ad West.
3 Understanding and Appreciating Music/ Poetry from Ancient times to
6
Modern times & between East ad West.
4 Understanding and Appreciating Dance / drama from Ancient times to 4, 11 &
6
Modern times & between East ad West. 12
5 Understanding and Appreciating Painting/Sculpture from Ancient times to
12
Modern times & between East ad West.
6 Understanding and Appreciating Folk/ indigenous art from Ancient times to
6
Modern times & between East ad West.
7 Art and Culture and Well-being - a sociological perspective 2
8 Interaction with contemporary artistes 2
Total Hours 45

Text Books
1. Creative Authenticity:16 principles to clarify and deepen your artistic vision by Ian Roberts.
2. The Writer: A Concise Complete and Practical Text Book of Rhetoric, Designed to Aid in the Appreciation
as well by George Lansing Raymond.
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B.ARCH L T P J C
IDEATION
ARC1009 0 0 4 4 3
Pre-Req: Nil

Module Topics Hrs SLO


Objectives:
To explore the manifestation of diverse and innovative ideas into tangible,
concrete reality.
1 Introduction and exercises - Idea to Form: What makes a Design - Various
aspects of Design - Various areas of Design resolution methods through mini 4
projects. Exercises that encompass the understanding of Idea to Form;
2 Projects to understand the new ideas in furniture design and human
8
occupation/ seating, study, etc; along with brief report.
3 A Spatial design project that would have light and shade as major thrust area; 8
2, 5, 6, 12
4 Projects to showcase the impact of colour in a environment; 4
& 18
5 Projects to explore recycling materials into new products 8
6 Projects to explore flexible functions and multi-functionality and versatility 8
7 Projects that has Nature as a Design Inspiration; 8
8 Projects to demonstrate Fractals and design in nature. 4
9 Projects to be facilitated with inspiration from Nature. Animals, Plants,
8
Drawings, models along with brief report.
Total Hours 60

Reference Book
1. Edward De Bono - Lateral Thinking- Creativity, Penguin, 2009 r
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B.ARCH L T P J C
VISUAL ARTS - ADVANCED SKILL DEVELOPMENT
ARC2004 0 0 6 0 3
Pre-Req: ARC1014

Module Topics Hrs SLO


Objectives
To facilitate effective visual communication and visual design aspects.
1 Basic Art exercise 6
2 Drawing measurements exercise 12
3 Object drawing with perspective exercise 6
4 Stick drawings exercise 6
5 Human sketching exercise 6
6 Portrait study exercise 6 2, 4, 11 &
7 Indoor and Outdoor study exercise 12 12
8 Shading exercise 6
9 Pen and Ink exercise 12
10 Still life exercise 6
11 Colours exercise 6
12 Story boarding exercise 6
Total Hours 90

References:
1. Art Fundamentals Theory & Practice by Ocvirk, Stinson, Wigg, Bone, Cayton, Mc Graw Hill, 2012.
2. Foundations of Art and design by Alan Pipes, Lawrence King Publishing limited, 2008.
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B.ARCH L T P J C
HUMAN SETTLEMENTS / VERNACULAR ARCHITECTURE
ARC1020 2 0 0 4 3
Pre-Req: ARC3099

Module Topics Hrs SLO


Objective
To study vernacular architecture and settlements of different regions of India
and the world to understand the principles of their planning and construction.
To observe the impact of Colonial rule and modernisation on their character
and the transformations in architecture, settlements and way of life. To draw
lessons and principles for contemporary times.
1 Introduction to Vernacular settlements - Definitions and classifications,
typologies and way of life. - socio-cultural and anthropological context and 2
construction practices. Global and national perspectives and research. 2,6 & 13
2 Spatial organisation, planning principles, elements and passive sustainability 4
3 Settlements of Rajasthan and the north east and other regions. 4
4 Towns of Kerala- Padmanabhapuram Palace and Tamilnadu, etc. 4
5 Rural and urban Gujarat and other regions 4
6 The emergence of the British Bungalow 2
7 Inspirations from the vernacular - Reinterpretations - Alvaro Siza, B V Doshi,
4
Gian Carlo Di Carlo, Charles Correa, et al.
8 Interactions with Practicing architects and communities 2
Total Hours 30
Sample Projects

1. Abstract the elements of an indegenous dwelling (any region) and explore its relation to
climate and way of life.

References:
1. Oliver, Paul, "Encyclopedia of vernacular Architecture of the world (3 Vol. Set)", Cambridge University Press,
U.K., 1997
2. Spiro Kostoff, City assembled, City shaped, Phaidon, 1995 r
3. Charles Correa, A Place in the Shade. Penguin Books, 2010
4. Aranya, Vastu-Shilpa Foundation, Ahmedabad, 2015 (reprint)
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B.ARCH L T P J C
ARC1007
HISTORY AND THEORY - ANCIENT TO INDUSTRIAL
3 0 0 4 4
Pre-Req: Nil

Module Topics Hrs SLO


Objective
To develop skills of observation, critical appreciation, discussion and writing,
complementing the experience of buildings, precincts and settlements across
space and time. To appreciate the broad changing complexities and
aspirations (cultural, social, economic, technological etc.) in society impacting
architecture.
1 Introduction, The nomadic people, Early cultures and rural settlements,
2
agrarian
2 Themes and variations - 3500-1500 BC River Valley Civilisations - Indus
6
Civilisation, Egypt, Mesopotamia, China, Early Americas, Knossos
3 1. 1000 BC - Muziris, Arikmedu, Sangam, Varanasi, Etruscan, Fengchu,
Greece, Babylon, Zhou Dynasty- China
6
2. 500 BC to 0 BC - Alexander in India, Greece, Rome, Buddhist,
Xianyang Palace. Themes
4 1. 0 BC - Syncretic Indian cultures (Buddhism, Sanskritic, Jainism)
Takshila, Rome Republic, Colloseum, Pompei, Great Wall of China,
Petra and Sanchi stupa.etc. 5
2. 200 AD - Roman Empire, Nazca, KarliChaitya Hall, Pantheon,
Hadrian's villa, Han China, etc.
5 1. 400-1200 AD - Gupta period temples, Ajanta Caves,
BamiyanKushans, Kofun Period Japan, St Peters Rome, Aihole, 2,6 & 13
2. Mahabalipuram, Kancheepuram, Elephanta, Maya, Hagia Sophia, Rise
6
of Temple Kingdoms, Buddhism in Japan, T’ang Dynasty
800 AD - Kailasnath Ellora, Stepwell Abaneri, Nalanda, Hindu
kingdoms in Cambodia, Dome of Rock and Rise of Islam
6 1. 1000 AD -Vellore, Tanjore, Madurai, Srirangam Rajput Kingdoms,
Modhera Sun Temple, Jain temples at Abu, Great mosque Isfahan,
Byzantine revival, Cantebury Cathedral, Kiev Russia, Mayan Uxmal,
6
2. 1200 AD - Konarak Sun Temple, Angkor Vat, Delhi Sultanate,
Amiens Cathedral, Italian town halls, Siena, Chicen Itza, Key
institutions and key cities, etc.
7 1. 1400 AD - Mandu, Hampi, Incas, Ahmedabad, Machu Pichu, Peking,
Deccan Sultanates, Jama Masjid, Italian Renaissance, Florence, St
Peter’s, FatehpurSikri, Vijaynagara, Mughal
6
2. 1600 AD- Padmanabhapuram, Humayun's Tomb, Italian High
Renaissance Palladio, Amsterdam, Spanish conquest of America
Baroque Italy, Dogon, Katsura Palace, etc.
8 Interactions with architectural historians -
1700 AD - Syncretic Architecture - Nayaks of Madurai, Colonialism,
8
Rococo, Jaipur, End of Moghuls, Spanish Conquests, Incas, British, Portugues,
French, Dutch presence in India, Pondicherry, Goa, etc.
Total Hours 45
Projects:
1. Draw and analyse the elements of a historic building and its spatial organisation
References:
1. Understanding Architecture: Its Elements, History and Meaning, Leland M Roth,Craftsman, House,2004
2. “Indian Architecture (Islamic period), Brown, Percy, DB Taraporevala Sons & Co, Mumbai, 1983
3. The History of Architecture in India from the Dawn of civilization to the End of the Raj,
ChristoperTadgell, Longmon Group U.K.Ltd., London, 1990.
4. INTACH Publications
5. Madras Craft Foundation Publications
6. Benevolo, The History of the City, MIT Press 2010 (reprint)

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B.ARCH L T P J C
HISTORY & THEORY OF ARCHITECTURE – CONTEMPORARY
ARC2017 3 0 0 4 4
Pre-Req: ARC1007

Module Topics Hrs SLO


Objective
To provide an understanding and appreciation of Contemporary expressions
in Architecture in terms of Ideas and directions.
1 Introduction,
Industrial Revolution in Europe, New Institutions(The Railways, Mass
2
housing, etc), colonial rule in India-Indo Sarcenic, Robert Chisholm, Growth
of Madras, Calcutta, and Bombay
2 American Modernism and Wright, Lutyens and New Delhi, 6
3 Modernism in Europe and around the globe, Le Corbusier, Aalto, Bauhaus,
6
etc, Chennai pre-independence
4 • Indian freedom movement, Chandigarh, Ahmedabad,
• Europe Mies Van der Rohe et al, Kahn etc. 6
• Japanese Metabolism Tange et al. 2,6 & 13
5 The Indian Pioneers- A.Kanvinde, Correa, B.V.Doshi, Raje, Raj Rewal,
etc.Indian Architecture, Laurie Baker 10
Hasan Fathy
6 Critical Regionalism-Alvaro Siza, Tadao Ando
Post-Modern architecture, 6
Deconstruction, Zaha Hadid, Rem Koolhaas et al.
7 The new moderns - Peter Zumthor, Murcutt, The Indian sub-continent, 6
8 Invited Guest Lectures with Practicing Architectural Historians etc.
Emerging trends, Parametric Architecture, bio-mimicry, complex 3
collaborative Practices-
Total Hours 45
Project -
1. Draw a schematic plan/elements of a contemporary building and speculate its design with
new materials (like steel, etc.)
References:
1. 1. Nikolaus Pevsener, "Sources of modern architecture and design", Themes and Hudson, 1989.
2. William J.R., Curtis, "Modern architecture since 1900", Prentice hall, New Jercy USA, 1983.
3. Peter Scriver and Amit Srivastava, Modern Indian Architecture, Reaktion books, 2015
4. Rahul Mehrotra, Architecture in India since 1990, GmbH & Company KG, 2011
5. Kenneth Frampton, Modern Architecture - A Critical History, Thames & Hudson, 2007
6. Harnessing the intangible, NIASA, ed. B V Doshi, Durganand Balsavar, N H Chhaya, et al. Council of
Architecture, 2014
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B.ARCH L T P J C
ARCHITECTURAL STRUCTURAL DESIGN - CONCRETE
ARC1022 2 0 0 4 3

Pre-Req: ARC2001

Module Topics Hrs SLO


1 Introduction to statically and kinematically determinate and indeterminate
structures –Overview and design principles of structural components- 4
Beams, Columns, Roofs, Slabs, Arches, cables.
2 Theory and analysis of singly and doubly reinforced beam (no design),
Neutral axis of Beam section, Lever arm, Moment of resistance, Balanced,
4
unbalanced under reinforced and over reinforced section, Introduction to
R.C.C (W.S.M and L.S.M)
3 Detailing of Reinforcement -Introduction, Requirement or good detailing,
Cover for reinforcement. spacing for reinforcement, reinforcement 4
requirements-splicing
4 Thumb rules based on standard design codes- Causes of failures of the
structural components- classification of buildings and codal provisions – 4
Introduction to structural systems- Structure System Studies
5 Principles of staircase construction and its elements- Details of various stair
cases in wood, stone, steel and RCC- Design principles of one way and two 4
way slabs
6 Concepts of design for Balconies, shop fronts, false and suspended ceilings,
4
free standing stair cases, pergolas and covered walkways.
7 Introduction to types of soils-Characteristics of soil-Bearing capacity of
soil-Types of Structure (load bearing and framed), Types of foundations 4
and footings- Method of stabilization of soil
8 Industry guest lecture 2
Total Hours 30
References:

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B.ARCH L T P J C
ARCHITECTURAL STRUCTURAL DESIGN – COMPOSITE
ARC2018 2 0 0 4 3
Pre-Req: ARC1022

Module Topics Hrs SLO


1 Properties  of  Structural  Materials:  Steel,  masonry  and  B.I.S.  specifications, 
Design  loads  as  per  B.I.S.  codes‐  Types  of  connections  and  joints‐  Design 
principles of  Steel beams and built‐up sections  
2 Design of Steel columns‐ Design principles of girders
3 Introduction  to  Steel  Trusses  and  Industrial  Buildings  –  Framed  structures‐ 
Behaviour of structures under wind and seismic loads.
4 Timber trussed roofs-Timber Design requirements from National
Building Code, Design principles
5 Detailing of Reinforcement -Design and drawings of simple beams,
columns, trusses in steel and timber
6 Synthesis of force systems to create structure systems‐ Vector active,  As per SCALE
surface‐active and built‐active systems‐ High‐rise and large‐span 
structures
7 Introduction of prestressed concrete- Classification and Types of
prestressing system, End anchorage, Advantages and disadvantages of
prestressed concrete, Advantages of prestressed concrete over
reinforced concrete construction
8 Expert Lectures

Total Hours
References:

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B.ARCH L T P J C
BUILDING SERVICES - PLUMBING AND SANITARY
ARC1023 2 0 0 4 3
Pre-Req: ARC2005

Module Topics Hrs SLO


Objective
To create a knowledge base relating to water supply, plumbing and sanitation
services for application in architectural and site design
1 Water Supply – Introduction, sources of water supply, qualitative and
quantitative aspects, availability, the importance of water conservation. Storm
4
water collection, drain design, regulators, filtration beds and ground water
recharge systems, surface drainage and subsoil drainage.
2 Water treatment-Conceptual understanding of public water distribution
system. Sources of water pollution and preventive measures. Filtration,
4 2, 6 13
disinfection, water softening , standards for various uses, especially for potable
use and in construction.
3 Principles of hydro pneumatic systems in water supply. Control systems
including valves and metering devices, user end controls such as angle valves, 4
shower panels, jacuzzi systems.
4 Introduction, importance and purpose of sanitation, types of refuse, collection
and disposal of refuse, systems of drainage, methods of sewage and effluent
4
disposal, re-cycling of sewage water, understanding of sewer sections and
invert levels ,inspection chambers
5 Rural sanitation, aqua privies, biogas principles and systems 4
6 Environmental impacts, detailed study of septic tanks and sewage treatment
plants and their various components .Sanitary requirements for various types 4
of buildings as per the National Building Code
7 Fire fighting services 4
8 Industry guest lecture 2 11

Total Hours 30
Project:
1. Study water supply, plumbing and sanitary installation in a simple residence and present in a
drawing sheets.
2. Designing conceptual drawings of water supply, plumbing and sanitation.
3. Design Zero wastage water supply system for a small residential building.
References:
1. “Sanitary Engineering – (Vol I and II)” by RS Deshpande
2. “Water supply and Sanitary Engineering” by S Birdi,DhanapatRai and Sons
3. Indian Practical Civil Engineers Hand Book By P.N. Khanna, Engineers Publishers New Delhi 2005
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B.ARCH L T P J C
BUILDING SERVICES- ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL
ARC2019 2 0 0 4 3
Pre-Req ARC2005
Module Topics Hrs SLO
Objective
The course aims to expose students to the basics of Electrical and
Mechanical Engineering Services including distribution substations and low
voltage power distribution requirements , illumination systems. Security
systems, HVAC systems, mechanical transportation systems and acoustics
1 Electricity Basics :
Ohms and Kirchhoff’s Laws, Single phase and three phase supply, power and
different types of power measurement, Power Factor, Earthing, Substations,
4 2,4,5
Low-Voltage Power Distribution Systems Requirements, Dimensions of
power distribution systems, low voltage switchboards, bus bar system and
types.
2 Electrical System Design:
Wires and cables, Electrical Load Estimation – Preparation of Electrical
Scheme and the electrical load calculations for building, Power handling
4 4,5
equipment: Switch board, panel boards, lighting conductors, Captive Power
Generation, Un-interrupted power supply, Emergency service, Inverters,
Phase change over and methods
3 Illumination: Nature of radiation, definition, laws, photometry, lighting
calculations, design of illumination systems types of lamps, energy efficiency 4 4,5,14
lamps.
4 Security System:
Introduction to security systems – Access control, Public Address systems,
2 4,5,14
CCTV, fire detection and their interconnected role in protection. (Method of
teaching to include pictorial representation).
5 Mechanical / Artificial Ventilation:
Rate of ventilation, Methods and equipment, Air Conditioning – Definition to
psychrometirc process, air cycle and refrigeration cycle, Calculation of
8 2,4,5
airconditioning loads, Zoning: Purpose and advantages. Air-distribution
systems, Air-conditioning methods and equipment, energy conservation
techniques, concept of “Clean Room”.
6 Elevators, escalators and travelators:
Types of Elevators-Traction, sky lobby, lift lobby, Provision of elevators for
a building, planning considerations - location in building, Recommendations
of the National Building Code, etc. Safety features and codes. Service
requirements: Quality of service, quantity of service, time, passenger handling 4 4,5,17
capacity, space and physical requirements, machine room spaces and their
typical layout. Design of typical lift banks.
Escalators, Application - Location and arrangement in buildings. Space
requirement, travelators.
7 Introduction of acoustics:
Nature of sound, basic terminology, Behaviour of sound in enclosed spaces,
Absorption of sound, sound absorption coefficient, reverberation, Use of 2 2,4,5
Sabine’s and Eyring’s formulae, sound absorbents. Auditoria, seminar and
multipurpose hall design
8 Lectures from MEP and associated Experts 2 11,18
Total Hours 30
Projects:
1. Study in a small residence the installation of HVAC, lighting and electrical systems
and present in a drawing.
2. Design conceptual drawings for HVAC, lighting and electrical systems
3. How to optimize the use of artificial and natural lighting

References:
1. Electrical Technology, Seventh Edition, H.Cotton,CBS publications, 2003
2. Indian Practical Civil Engineers Hand Book By P.N. Khanna, Engineers Publishers New Delhi 2005
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B.ARCH. L T P J C
COMPUTER GRAPHICS - SKILL DEVELOPMENT
ARC1024 0 0 4 4 3
Pre-Req Nil

Module Topics Hrs SLO


1 Introduction to computers - getting hands on familiarity withsoftware’s
related to architectural simulation - the need and scope of using computers in 4 11
architectural simulation.
2 Digital Software like AUTOCAD - understanding various aspects of line,
16 7
shapes, commands, layers, printing color codes
3 Visualisation software like sketchup - understanding 3d creation 4 7,12
4 Building Information modelling software like REVIT - introduction -
commands description - hands on with various plans - services plan – basic 16 7
simulation
6 Presentation software like PHOTOSHOP AND RENDERING PLUGINS - 4 5,8
7 Options in visualisation software 12 7
8 Professional inputs on best practices in computer graphics. 4 11
Total Hours 60

References:
1.
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B.ARCH. ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES - SITE PLANNING, LANDSCAPE & L T P J C
ARC1025 CLIMATOLOGY 2 0 0 4 3
Pre-Req ARC2005

Module Topics Hrs SLO


Objectives

1 Introduction to Site Planning, Landscape and Climatology 2 11


2 Aspects of site planning - understanding site dimensions - understanding
topography - DCR rules if applicable - accessibility / movement types within 4 18
site and its effective planning - soil types detrimental of building structure
3 Zoning of buildings - function vis-a-vis circulation with-in and with-out of
4 5
buildings - privacy - security concerns
4 Landscaping: vegetation types - characteristics - services - drainage - water
6 4
supply - STP location
5 Climatology - sun path movement - wind characteristics - orientation - various
4 4
climatic conditions
6 Climatology - types of climate - in india and how it changes the charactersitics
4 4
of design and culture and planning
7 Surveying - need for surveying – chain survey and campass survey -
4 19
Plane Table and Theodolite surveys - various equipments used -theory only.
8 Latest GIS - echnologies that help in site planning, landscaping - features and
4 11
future scope
Total Hours 30
References:
1. Kevin Lynch and Gary Hack, Site planning, MIT Press, Cambridge, 1984
2. Punmia B.C, Surveying, Volume1, Standard Book House, New Delhi, 1983
3. Charles W. Harris, Nicholas T. Dines, Time Savers standards for Landscape Architecture, 1997
4. Koenigsberger O.H., Ingersol T.G., Mayhew A. and Szokolay S.V., Manual of Tropical Building and
Housing, Orient Longman Pvt. Ltd, 2004
5. Arvind Krishan, Nick Baker, Simons Yannas, Szokolay S.V., Climatic Responsive Architecture - A Design
Handbook for Energy Efficient Buildings, Tata Mc Graw Hill Publishing Company Ltd, New Delhi, 2001
6. Richard Hyde, Climate Responsive Design: A study of buildings in moderate and hot humid climates, E &
FN Spon, London, 2000

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B.ARCH. L T P J C
INTERIOR DESIGN
ARC1026 0 0 4 4 3
Pre-Req ARC3099

Module Topics Hrs SLO


Objective:
Broad Understanding of fundamental aspects and elements of Interior Design.
1 Introduction, History and Theory of Interior Design
Psychology and Perception of Interior space, Barrier Free Design.
Design Project-1Complete design, detailing, furniture layout, specification for
the materials, and their application. The projects shall relate to interiors of 16
residential, commercial, educational
or other public spaces.
2 Architectural/Interior Lighting:
6
Acoustic Design
3 Indoor Air Quality/Ventilation: 2,5,9,14&
6
Systems Integration (HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical etc.) 18
4 Furniture Design and Layout,
4
Fixtures & Equipment:
5 Materials & Finishes:
3
Interior Landscaping
6 Design Project - 2
16
Sketch-up for Interior Design
7 Sustainability in Interior Design 3
8 Introduction to LEED for ID or Green Associate 6

Total Hours 60

References:
7. Joseph D.Chiara, Julius Panero, Martin Zelnik: Time Saver Standards for Interior Design & Space
Planning, 2nd Edition.2001.
8. Julius Panero, Martin Zelnik:Human Dimension & Interior Space: A source book of Design Reference
Standards”1979
9. S.C.Reznikoff: Interior Graphic & Design Standards.1986.
10. Susan M.Winchip: Fundamentals of Lighting, 2nd Edition.
11. Louise Jones: Environmentally Responsible Design - Green & Sustainable Design for Interior Designers
12. Francis D.K.Ching: Interior Design Illustrated.3rdEditionV.N.R.Pub. NY 2012
13. SyanneSlesin and Stafford Ceiff- Indian Style, Clarkson N.Potter, New york, 1990.
14. Periplus Editions, Michael Freeman, India Modern, 2005
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B.ARCH. L T P J C
FURNITURE DESIGN
ARC1027 0 0 4 4 3
Pre-Req ARC3099

Module Topics Hrs SLO


Objective:
Broad Understanding of fundamental aspects and elements of Furniture
Design.
1 Exercise to understand Ergonomics and Human Anthropometrics. 3
2 Introduction to Furniture Designers/Style: Antique, Traditional, Modern,
Contemporary, Classical etc. 3
Current trends in furniture design.
3 Types of Furniture – Built-in (cabinetry etc.), Modular, Manufactured,
Systems Office furniture, Premade, Custom-made, Seating, Storage, 4
Children’s, Sleeping, Street Furniture (outdoor).
4 Materials in Furniture – Wood (hardwoods, softwoods), Plywood, Bent
wood, Bamboo/Cane, Metal, Plastics, Polyurethane, Glass. Upholstery 2,5,6,9,14
8
Materials – Leather, Rexin, Fabrics (naturals, synthetics). Finishes – & 18
Laminate, Veneer, Lacquer, Varnish, Stains, Polish. Adhesives.
5 Selection of Furniture, Cost and Longevity. 2
6 Furniture design, technology (structure & stability). Wood joinery, Sections,
Framework, Detailing. 18
Design of furniture using found object.
7 Design Project - Furniture layout – relationship to context and Design of 16
Furniture (Standalone or Built-in).
8 Guest faculty – Innovations in Furniture Design - Workshop 6

Total Hours 60

References:
1. Francis Ching - Form Space and Order, Phaidon, 2012r
2. John F. Pile,Interior Design, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers.
3. Amin Jaffer, Furniture from British India and Ceylon, Peabody Essex Museum; First Edition (2001)
4. Stuart Lawson, Furniture Design: An Introduction to Development, Materials and Manufacturing,Laurence King
Publishing (October 1, 2013)
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B.ARCH. L T P J C
THEORY OF LANDSCAPE DESIGN
ARC1018 2 0 0 4 3
Pre-Req ARC3099

Module Topics Hrs SLO


Objective:

1 Introduction to understanding of landscape design and its theoretical design


2 11
aspects to be considered.
2 Hard and Soft Landscape, Material of Construction, Types of vegetation -
color - scale - proportion - light and shade effect - and its image ability 9 4
creation / user - experience factors
3 Cultural aspects of the landscape architecture with contextual understanding -
6 4
history of landscape architecture and its heoriical aspect behind its design.
4 Scenic beauty of landscape design and its various theoretical aspects. 3 5
5 Urban & regional landscape characteristics 3 4
6 The characteristics of landscape setting and its intended outdoor activities and
2 5
experience
7 Sustainability and landscape Architecture - the indigenous aspect of
3 12
landscaping
8 Simulation and simulation technologies available for user experience during
design stage and the latest best practices in profession to showcase landscape 2 11
design.

Total Hours 30

References:
1. Theory in landscape architecture: a reader (penn studies in landscape architecture).
2. Landscape architecture theory: an evolving body of thought Feb 1, 2005 by Michael d. Murphy
3. Landscape as Urbanism: A General Theory by Charles Waldheim
4. Landscape architecture design theory and methods: Modern, Postmodern & Post-postmodern, including
Landscape… Feb 14, 2014 by Tom Turner, Geoffrey and susan jellicoe, the landscape of man, Thames and
Hudson,1987
5. Cliff tandy hand book of urban landscape, the architectural press, London, 1971
6. John l. motloch, introduction to landscape design, 2nd edition, John Wiley & sons, 2001

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B.ARCH L T P J C
DESIGN OF SERVICES
ARC3004 2 0 0 4 3
Pre-Req ARC2019

Module Topics Hrs SLO


Objective
the objective of this course is to study in some analytical depth about the
design and management of plumbing, sanitary, fire fighting, electrical,
illumination, acoustic, HVAC, elevator, escalator systems and security
systems including fire alarm, access control, sprinkler, public address and
CCTV systems towards having a greater engineering knowledge of these
systems.
1 Introduction to engineering services in the built environment and their
4 2,4,5
manifestations in architectural planning
2 Review of plumbing, sanitary and firefighting systems and review of
4 5,6,12
standards pertaining to these applications for various building uses.
3 Review of electrical, illumination and acoustic performance in buildings.
Design of sustainable installations including studies in energy efficiency. 4 5,6,12
Thumb rule design methods.
4 Review of movement systems-escalators, elevators, travelators, motors and
4 5,6,12
pumps. Case studies with numerical review methods.
5 Review of electronic security and building management systems. Case studies
2 5,6,12
of planning requirements and parameters for consideration.
6 Green building standards for building services as laid down by different
agencies. References from the National Building Code 2005 pertaining to 4 2,6,19
design of services. Overview of international practices.
7 Analysis of case studies in design of services for different building
6 2,6,19
typologies.
8 Expert lectures by MEP and other service consultants. 2 11,18

Total Hours 30

References
1. National Building Code 2005
2. Indian Practical Civil Engineers Hand Book By P.N. Khanna, Engineers Publishers New Delhi 2005
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L T P J C
HUM1006 BUSINESS ACCOUNTING FOR ENGINEERS
3 0 0 0 3
Pre-Req Nil

Module Topics Hrs SLO


Objective

1 Introduction to Accounting
Meaning and scope of accounting: Basic accounting concepts and
6 1,2
conventions – objectives of Accounting – accounting transactions -Journal,
Ledger, Trial Balance
2 Final Accounts
7 2,3
Final accounts – Profit and Loss Account – Balance Sheet
3 Ratio Analysis
6 1,2
Classifications of ratio - Calculation of ratio.
4 Fund Flow Statement
6 2,4
Meaning of fund flow –-preparation of fund flow statement,
5 Cash Flow Statement
Meaning - Distinction between cash flow and fund flow- preparation of Cash 6 1,4
flow statement
6 Budgetary Control
Budgetary control – Preparation of budgets- purchase budget, production 6 1.3
budget – cash budget – flexible budget
7 Capital Budgeting
Techniques- Pay- back period- NPV method-Accounting rate of return- 6 2,3
Internal rate of return- Profitability Index
8 External invited lecture on contemporary issues 2 1,2,3

Total Hours 45
References:
1. R.L.Gupta and V.K.Gupta, Financial Accounting – Sultan Chand & Sons, New Delhi, Edition, 2011.
2. S.N.Maheshwari, Cost and Management Accounting, Sultan Chand & Sons, New Delhi, Edition 2011
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B.ARCH L T P J C
HOUSING
ARC4004 2 0 0 4 3
Pre-Req ARC 3099

Module Topics Hrs SLO


Objective
To understand the history and evolution of housing across space, time and
different context.
1 Introduction/Context of urban and rural housing - Indigenous /traditional
4 2,6,13
vernacular settlements – Typologies way of life technologies and materials.
2 Industrial Revolution and workers housing – Industrial Townships. 4 2,6,13
3 Post world war socialist housing – Housing in Russia and Vienna, Modern
4 2,6,13
Moment in housing.
4 Critical Regionalism - Experiments in housing by Charles Correa, B.V.Doshi,
4 2,6,13
Laurie Baker, Giancarlodicarlo, Ralph Erskine.
5 Sustainable Housing principles/ emerging technologies – Recycle, reuse
4 2,6,13
renewable energy like Auroville Etc.
6 Large Scale housing/ Mega townships and informal settlements – Issues
4 2,6,13
possibilities and concerns/ stake holders.
7 Institutional Housing – IIT, NIT, VIT Etc. 4 2,6,13
8 Interaction with Practicing Architects, Planners, Builders, NGO’s etc. 2 2,6,13

Total Hours 30
Project:
1. Explore new elements of a dwelling for the contemporary society, through drawings,
digital simulations, models etc.

References:
1. B.V. Doshi - Aranya low cost housing case study. Vastu shilpa Foundation Ahmedabad, 2014 (reprint)
2. Charles Correa, Housing and Urbanisation, Thames and Hudson 2012 (reprint)
3. Joseph De Chiara , Time-Saver Standards for Housing and Residential Development 2, Sub Edition.
4. Heinrich Engels, The Japanese House, A Tradition for Contemporary Architecture, Tuttle, 2009
5. Gautam Bhatia, Laurie Baker - Life, works and writings, Penguin Books, 2003
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B.ARCH L T P J C
URBAN DESIGN
ARC4005 2 0 0 4 3
Pre-Req ARC 3099

Module Topics Hrs SLO


Objective
To create awareness of the position of architecture in the larger context of the
city and understand how built form impacts infrastructure, spatial quality
and sensorial perception.
1 Introduction to urban design, relationship to architecture and town planning,
2 2,4
nomenclature and common terminology, applications
2 Factors affecting urbanism-built form, transport, land use, density, grain,
4 4,5
texture, heritage, etc.
3 Historic Urban Form and Analysis in Greek, Roman civilizations, medieval
towns, industrialization and city growth from the 18th through the 20th 4 3,4,18
century.
4 Historic urbanism in the Indian subcontinent –Temple towns, Mughal towns,
4 3,4,18
other settlements, colonial urbanism.
5 Modern cities and placemaking in the 20th and 21st centuries, designers and
6 3,4,18
their philosophies.
6 Analysis of public and private spaces across cultures, role of architecture in
4 3,4,18
defining and articulating space.
7 Concepts of redevelopment, renewal and conservation, socio economic issues
4 5,6,17
relating to urban growth, smart cities, statutory bodies.
8 Talks by professional architects and planners. 2 11,18

Total Hours 30
References:
1. Edmund Bacon, “Design of Cities”, Pernguin,
2. Gordon Cullen, “The Concise Townscape”, The Architectural Press
3. “Time Saver Standards for Urban Design”, Donald natson, McGraw Hill
4. Kevin Lynch, “The Image of the City”, MIT Press
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B.ARCH. L T P J C
CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT
ARC4006 2 0 0 4 3
Pre-Req ARC3099

Module Topics Hrs SLO


Objective

1 Principles of Management
Definition - Importance – Functions of Management - Relevance to
3 5,9,10,11
government and Quasi Government departments - Private Contractors -
Contracting firms - Organizational structure. Construction safety measures.
2 Construction Planning and Labour Welfare
Collection of field data - Preliminary estimates - Approval and sanction of
estimates - Budget provisions - Relationships between management and 4 2,3,9,10
labour - Problems - Labour legislations - Minimum Wages act -
Industrial Psychology - Safety procedures in construction .
3 Projects
Tendering - Arbitration - International projects - Detailed Project Reports
4 2,9
(DPR) / Build Own Operate (BOO) / Build Own Operate Transfer (BOOT)
Projects / Build Operate and Transfer (BOT) - case studies.
4 Accounts and Stores
Measurements of work - Checking - Types of bills - Mode of payment -
Claims - Banking settlements - Types of accounts - Cash book - Storing - 4 2,10
Maintenance Inspection - Inventories - Transfer of surplus and accounting
of shortage stores - Procedures adopted in PWD and CPWD.
5 Network element and development of Network
Introduction - Event - Activity - Dummy - Network rules - Graphical
guidelines for network - Common partial situations in network - Numbering 4 1,5,18
the events - Cycles Problems - Planning for network construction - Modes of
network construction - Work breakdown structure Hierarchies.
6 CPM
Introduction - Slack - Critical Path - Example problem - Activity time
estimate - Earliest event time - Latest allowable occurrence time - Combined 4 1,4,6,14
tabular computations for TE and TL - Start and finish time of activity - Float -
Critical activity and Critical path - Problems.
7 PERT
Introduction - Use of PERT - Time estimate - Frequency distribution - Mean,
5 1,4,6,14
Variance and standard deviation - Probability distribution - Expected time
problem - Example problems.
8 Current Technology / Contemporary Issues / Guest Lectures. 2
Total Hours 30
References:
1. Chitkara, K.K “ Construction Project Management Plan, Se (English) 2nd Edition, Tata Mcgraw Hill
Education Private Limited, 2010.
2. Sharma, J.L, “Construction Management and accounts” Satya Publications, 2013.
3. Prasad, L.M “Principles of Management”, Sultan Chand & sons, New Delhi, 2012.
4. Stephen Robbins, “Organizational Behavior”, Pearson Education, New Delhi, 2011.
5. Joseph.L, “Essential of Management”, Prentice Hall of India, 2007.
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B.ARCH URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING L T P J C
ARC4007 2 0 0 4 3
Pre-Req ARC 3099

Module Topics Hrs SLO


Objectives
The course aims to give an introductory and over all understanding of the
relationship between Architecture and urban and regional planning and the
various aspects involved in the planning and development of cities and
regions.
1 Origin & evolution of human settlements – Relevance of study of evolution
of human settlements – Human settlements as an expression of civilization –
4
Town planning in ancient- Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Industrial and
Postindustrial age, typologies of human settlements.
2 Vistara and Indian traditions in town planning,
Contribution of Ebenezer Howard, Le Corbusier, Clarence Stein, Patrice
4
Geddes, C.A. Doxiadis, Planning concepts related to garden city
3 Urban environmental problems –land use, traffic and road network, Urban
4
land use – CBD, urban nodes,
2,5,9,14
4 Fringe area and suburbs, satellite towns and ribbon development. 4
17&18
5 Development plans – Town planning schemes – Neighborhood planning –
4
Area planning – Regional planning, infrastructure, transportation planning.
6 The planning components, elements like land use, zoning, floor area ratio,
4
land development techniques, surveys.
7 Urban Development Authorities, its setup and functions, Land Acquisition
Act ,74th Amendment, Coastal Regulation Zone Act, SEZ,
4
JNNURM,Sustainable regional planning principles, conservation of forests
and wet lands.
8 Guest Lectures by Renowned Planners and Architects 2
Total Hours 30
References:
1. The City in History: Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects by Lewis Mumford (1972)
2. The Image of the City by Kevin Lynch (1960)
3. Traffic Engineering and Transport Planning by L. R. Kadiyali (2011)
4. The architecture of cities: Rossi, Aldo.
5. Townscapes: Collen, Garden.
6. Town Planning by Rangwala (28th Revised and Enlarged Edition: 2015)
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Prepared by : Ar. Sandeep Kota
B.ARCH L T P J C
ARCHITECTURE FOCUS STUDY - RESEARCH SKILLS
ARC4008 0 0 0 8 2
Pre-Req: ARC 3099

Module Topics Hrs SLO


Objective :
• To evolve a critical thought process, to equip students with fundamental
research skills and communication.
• To develop a systematic process of abstraction, with a rigor of scientific
and qualitative analysis.
• To recognise inter-disciplinary research methods and develop a foundation
for thesis and future research.
1 Exercises in analysis with case studies 16
2 Selection of project 24
3 Exercises in drawings and documentation and evolve critical framework. 16
4 Exercises in models and drawings - to critically analyse case studies and test
16 2,6 & 13,
framework. etc.
18
5 Group work project - 16
6 Inferences and final models/ drawings with short report 16
7 External Architect jury and interactions – along with presentations on
16
emerging trends.
Total Hours 120
Reference Books:
5. Noberg Shulz, Intentions in Architecture - MIT Press, Reprint - 2010
6. Linda Groat, Architecture Research Methods, Wiley, 2015
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L T P J C
B.ARCH PROJECT MANAGEMENT
3 0 0 0 3
Pre-Req ARC3099

Module Topics Hrs SLO


Objectives
To enable the students to have overall view of project management
techniques
To introduce students to project definition, management techniques, plnning
and scheduling
To teach students the commercial and aspects of projects
1 Project definition – The nature and scope of project management – Project
Management process – Context of project management – Project parameters /
variables: - Scope, Cost, Time, Quality, Risk – Project classifications –
15
Project success criteria
Project management techniques – Project planning g- Earned value
management – Risk management – Scheduling – Process improvement
2 Planning and Scheduling – Sequence of activities – Plan with chart – PERT /
CPM – work break down structure – Project management mile stones – Body
of knowledge (PMI) – ISO 10006 – Scrum (agile method) – Extreme project 15
management – Morse carlo simulations techniques – Use of software in
project management – Progress monitoring – Corrective action.
3 Commercial aspects of project – Cost estimates – Time estimates – Resources
estimate – Control of cost – time – resources (utilisation) – Risk management
– Project procurement – Selection and management of contractors – Method
of payment – Authorization levels – penalty clause – stock and inventory
planning
15
Project Legal Aspects
Legal aspects of project – Health – Safety – Occupational hazards and
environmental aspects - Ethical issues – Governmental rules and regulations
– fox workers – ESI – workmen compensation – Medical facilities –
Arbitration of issues – Judistication of Courts – Law of contract
Total Hours 45
Text Books
1. Grag and Lawron, (2006), Project Management, Tata McGraw Hill

Reference Books:
1. Reck and Crane, (2000), Project Management, Wiley Eastern
2. Dennis Locker, (2000),Project Management, Gower
3. Morris and pritco, (2004), Managing Projects, Wiley Eastern.
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B.ARCH. L T P J C
ADVANCED BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND TECHNOLOGY
ARC4010 2 0 0 4 3
Pre-Req ARC 3099

Module Topics Hrs SLO


Objective: To enhance technical skills in the field of construction technology
through an understanding of specialized applications and processes.
1 Advanced materials in construction, concepts of tensile fabrics, metal lattice
2 2
structures, special structural envelopes, smart materials.
2 Concepts behind prestressed, post-tensioned concrete, pre cast concrete
structures. Studies on large span structures, multi-storeyed buildings, marine
4 2,4
structures, special application steel structures, special technologies such as
tunnelling.
3 Material handling equipment and machinery management, batching plants,
transit mixers, ready mix concrete systems, gunitingequipments, cranes, 4 2,17
hoists, concrete mixers, choice of equipment for different kinds of works.
4 Rehabilitation of old buildings, retrofitting of structures, strengthening of
4 5,6,17
structures.
5 Construction planning, scheduling and control, inventory management,
quality control, safety management, introduction to construction project 4 9,12,17
management.
6 Studies on high rise structures including structural implications, effects of
wind and climate, services integration, safety, typical floor construction cycle, 6 5,9,17
construction techniques, National Building Code references.
7 Environmental issues in construction, disaster management technologies,
4 5,9,17
emergency structures, cost reduction technologies for mass construction.
8 Current trends in construction- industry view. 2 11,18
Total Hours 30
Project:
1. Design a pre-cast single bedroom in residential unit
2. Analyse material handling and logistics involved in construction process.
3. Analyse the structural and material handling parameters in large size construction.

References:
1. Construction Technology by R. Chudley, Pearson, 2005
2. Building, Planning and scheduling by Gurcharan Singh, Standard Publication, 2009
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B.ARCH. L T P J C
ADVANCED ARCHITECTURAL STRUCTURAL DESIGN
ARC4009 2 0 0 4 4
Pre-Req: ARC3099
Module Topics L Hrs SLO
1 Principles of design of flat slabs- Shear walls- Beams curved in plan- Grid
floor- Sky scrappers
2 Joints in Structural members: Joints for different structural connections –
Dimensions and detailing – Design of expansion joints
3 Structural behaviour of domes, shells and folded plate
4 Introduction to Prefabricated Structure- need and behaviour of prefabricated
components- Design requirements
5 Detailing of Earthquake Resistance construction- Cyclic behaviour of
As per SCALE
concrete and reinforcement- Significance of ductility, Design principles of
ductility
6 Design for abnormal loads: Progressive collapse – Code provisions –
Equivalent design loads for considering abnormal effects such as earthquakes,
cyclones, etc., – Importance of avoidance of progressive collapse
7 Concepts of special Structures: Catenary, Tensigrity structures, Canopies-
Suspension bridges
8 Expert Lecture

Total Lecture Hours


1.
Text Books

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B.ARCH ARCHITECTURAL CONSERVATION L T P J C
ARC5006 2 0 0 4 3
Pre-Req ARC 3099
Module Topics Hrs SLO
Objectives:
To sensitise the student to heritage as an integral part of the built and social
environment, understand its relevance in an architectural context and to
create awareness of pragmatic strategies in dealing with these issues.
1 Introduction to concepts of heritage and conservation, defining preservation,
adaptive reuse, international and domestic agencies and their roles in 2 2,3
conservation.
2 Museums, monument preservation, role of ASI and INTACH, central and
4 3,4
state government policies and regulations, projects.
3 Case studies in conservation such as Hampi and Mamallapuram. 6 4,18
4 Listing of monuments, documentation, assessing architectural character,
4 3,4
structural condition, techniques for preservation and adaptive reuse.
5 Case studies in adaptive reuse- museums, hospitality centres, heritage hotels,
4 4,18
etc.
6 Conservation planning, incentivisation, transfer of development rights,
4 5,9,17
examples of developments in historic precincts.
7 Conservation practices in the international context. 4 2,13
8 Lectures by experts 2 11,18
Total Hours 30
Project:
1. Identify a heritage structure which is in a stage of neglect and provide strategies for rejuvenation.
2. Compare the effect of urbanisation on heritage site in two precincts.
References:
1. Conservation Manual by BemardFlelden, Intach Publication
2. Robert E, Stipe, A Richer Heritage: Historic Preservation in the Twenty-First Century Univ. Of North
Carolina Press

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B.ARCH. L T P J C
ARCHITECTURAL PHOTOGRAPHY AND JOURNALISM
ARC4013 2 0 0 4 3
Pre-Req ARC3099

Project Topics Hrs SLO


Objectives
To develop a critical appreciation of buildings, precincts, public space and
settlements in the context of society and environment and architectural theory
and principles, through photography and journalistic writing.
1 Interactive exercises - Introducing to architectural photography and
journalism as inter-related as well as distinct disciplines 2
Nature of architectural photography - architectural photographers
2 Photography - Methodologies of critical observation and writing brief report. 4
3 Exercises and project based on evolution of architectural photography - with
4
case studies and critical appraisal - GA, Futogawa, Dinesh Mehta, et al.
4 Field visit to precincts in Chennai and Bangalore 4 2,6 & 13
5 Project report writings - based on kinds of architectural journalism - for
national newspapers, Television, films, architectural journals, interviews and 4
biographies, thematics.
6 Photography, Projects, Readings and discussions - interactive 2
7 Project - Social Media, Digital technology, projects - Emerging directions 4
8 Interactions with Architectural photographers and journalists 6
Total Hours 30
Project:
1. Explore light and shade photography in a ruin and express a short narrative story on it.
References:
1. Adrian Schulz, Architectural Photography: Composition, Capture, and Digital Image Processing, O
Reilly Publications, 2009
2. Anthony White, Yokio Futagawa, Vance Bibliographies, university of California, Digitized 2009
3. MIT University Architecture Journals
4. The Journal of Architectural Historians
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Prepared by : Ar. Durganand Balsavar
B.ARCH. L T P J C
THEATRE & FILM SET DESIGN
ARC4014 2 0 0 4 3
Pre-Req ARC3099

Module Topics Hrs SLO


Objectives

1 Introduction to theatre & film set design 2 11


2 Technology and innovation in theatre & set designs from concept to
4 5
execution
3 Trends and techniques adopted with a historical context to present day
4 4
context
4 Theatre design:- analysis of any given theatre design - understanding of the
division of layers ( like background - props - costumes - lighting - actors &
4 4
their DSposition - and / or any other elements ) to create an pre-determined
impact.
5 Theatre design - techniques and usage of materials - texture - color- and other
4 5
innovations in theatre design vis-a-vis the impact achieved
6 Set design: - description of various types of set designs based on various
typologies of stories case to case analysis of the typologies of set design - at 4 4
the concept / idea level to the final effect
7 Set design:- technology, techniques, innovation and material aspects -
4 5
adopted- for various typologies of set designs -
8 Latest trends in theatre& film set design - computer simulation technologies
4 11
(software’s) / techniques -presentation by set designers
Total Hours 30
References:
1. Neumann D., Film Architecture: Set Designs from Metropolis to Blade Runner, Prestel, 1997
2. FILMCRAFT: PRODUCTION DESIGN 1ST EDITION BY FIONNUALA HALLIGAN
3. Behind the scenes - PHOEBE ADLER
4. site and sound - VICTORIA NEWHOUSE
5. The Theatre Art of Boris Aronson -- FRANK RICH
6. What If...?: The Architecture and Design of David Rockwell

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B.ARCH L T P J C
VISUAL COMMUNICATION
ARC5010 2 0 0 4 3
Pre-Req ARC3099

Module Topics Hrs SLO


Objectives

1 Introduction to Visual Communication - requisite drawing skills -


understanding various facets of visual communication like logo design - letter 4 11
head design, visiting card design, calendar design - poster design
2 Typography - Historical perspective - Design of Typography to context -
various examples in advertisement - titles of movies - building names - 4 5
typography and logo design
3 Signages Design - Architecture / building specific design of signages - out
4 5
door signages - indoor signages - public signages -
4 Advertising and visual communication - Print media- Historical perspective
to various advertisement designs - New media ie., web media communication 4 15
design - Animation and Photography as visual communication tools
5 Principles of Visual Communication design - Analysis and understanding of
visual communication design through examples - cultural aspect of Visual 6 5
communication design - Historical perspective of communication design
6 Product design graphics - packaging graphics - with examples - analysis and
2 5
understanding
7 Opportunities in Visual communication - skills required for a good graphic
designer - professional practice and market potential for visual 4 18
communication focussed ad agencies.
8 Trends in market - presentation by market leaders from various areas of visual
communication presenting about the best practices - cultural preferences and 2 11
design trends..
Total Hours 30
References:
1. Visual Communication: images with messages Jan 1, 2013 by Paul Martin Lester
2. Visual Communication: from theory to practice May 1, 2006 by Lucienne Roberts and Jonathan Baldwin
3. An Introduction to visual communication: from cave art to second life by Susan B. Barnes
4. Visual Communication: images with messages by Paul Martin Lester
5. Visual Intelligence: Sharpen Your Perception, Change Your Life by Amy E. Herman
6. Essentials of Visual Communication by Bo Bergstrom

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B.ARCH L T P J C
SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE
ARC5011 2 0 0 4 3
Pre-Req ARC3099

Module Topics Hrs SLO


Objectives
Adopt/incorporate sustainable practices in Building Design.
1 Introduction to Sustainability in Built Environment.
Environment, Energy, Climate Change and Economics. Historical and
4
Traditional Architecture in India - Relevance in Indian context today.
Different paths towards sustainability in the Indian context.
2 Vernacular architecturein India
Factors that contribute to its evolution.Climate and anthropology.
4
Applications of vernacular architectural methodologies today.
3 Conservation, preservation, rehabilitation, restoration, reuse as methodologies
–- Role of Conservation architect, ethics and values of Conservation, 4
Evolution of Conservation charters
2,5,9,14
4 Case Study - Hands on project – Interface with INTACH 16
&18
5 Building with regional/renewable materials:
Bamboo,casuarina,types of thatch, palm trunks, palm rafters, Straw, Reed,
Mud, lime, Stabilised mud blocks, Rammed Earth construction, Terracotta -
4
Hollow bricks, jallis, Mangalore tiles, hollow clay roofing blocks,Athangudi
tiles, Stone, Timber, Brick.
Description of usage of these materials.
6 Green Building or Contemporary High Performance Buildings:
Green Buildings and various International Rating systems - LEED,
4
BREEAM, Green Star, HQE Rating system, IGBC, GRIHA with case
studies.
7 Understanding Energy Efficiency, Daylighting, Passive Heating/cooling,
8
Water Resource management, Renewable Energy etc.
8 LEED - Case study project in Operations and Maintenance of Existing
16
Building.
Total Hours 60
References:
1. Oliver, Paul, "Encyclopedia of vernacular Architecture of the world (3 Vol. Set)", Cambridge University
Press, U.K., 1997.
2. KlansDukeeberg, Bambus – Bamboo, Karl Kramer verlag Stuttgart Germany, 2000
3. Bansal, N.K., Hauser, G., &Minke, G., "Passive Building Design", Elsevier, Amsterdam, 1994.
4. Sodha, M.S., Bansal, N.K., Bansal, P.K., Kumar, A., & Malik, M.A.S., "Solar Passive Building",
Pergamon Press, Oxford, England, 1986.
5. Spencke R. F. and Cook D.J. Building Materials in Developing Countries – John Wiley and sons 1983.
6. Building with straw - Design and Technology of a Sustainable Architecture GernotMinke and
FriedmannMahlkeBirkhauser – Publisher for Architecture Berlin – Boston, 2005.
7. Caring A.Langston Grace K.C.Ding, “Sustainable practices in built environment”, 2nd Edition, Publishers:
Butterworth-Heinmann Linacre House Jordanhill Oxford, 2001
8. Bernard Fieldcen, ‘Guidelines for Conservation, a Technical Manual’, INTACH, New Delhi, 1989.
9. Conservation and Development in Historic Towns and Cities – Pamela Ward _ Orid Press. Ltd., 1968
10. Character of towns an Approach to conservation – Worskett Roy, Architectural Press – London, 1979
11. William T. Meyer., Energy Economics and Building Design., New York: McGraw- Hill, Inc
12. Public Technology, Inc. (1996). Sustainable Building Technical Manual: Green Building Design,
Construction, and Operations. Public Technology, Inc., Washington, DC.
13. Sim Van DerRyn, Stuart Cowan, “Ecological Design”, Island Press (1996).
14. Dianna Lopez Barnett, William D. Browning ,”A Primer on Sustainable Building”, Rocky Mountain Green
Development Services.

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B.ARCH L T P J C
MODULAR COORDINATION
ARC5012 2 0 0 4 3
Pre-Req: ARC 3099

Module Topics Hrs SLO


Objective:
To equip the students with tools for basic research, development and real life
applications of dimensional and functional coordination of modular systems.
1 An introduction to conventional modular principles and practices in the West
in the early, medieval, industrial and post-industrial phases - additional input 2 2
on the vernacular theories of modular principles in India, modules in nature.
2 Typologies, means and methods of various structural systems (Form-active
systems like cables and arches; surface-active systems like folded plates,
4 1,5
vector-active like trusses, bulk active like trabeated means and complex
structures) based on natural and engineering knowledge-development.
3 Pattern, group organization, centering processes, topology and 3-D mapping
6 1,5,8
of space systems, fractal geometry applications.
4 The relationship between two primary building systems; the superstructure
and the exterior envelope, examination the processes necessary for the
4 1,5,12
assembly of these two systems through an examination of the performance
requirements for each and the design potential inherent in their components.
5 Development of modular components in civil construction through an
understanding of various components, relationship between the analytical
4 5,6,12
methods of building technologies and the synthetic process of architectural
design.
6 Modules in interior design, space utilization in an interior envelope, modular
applications in commercial spaces, furniture design, relationship between 4 5,6,12
utility zones and circulation.
7 Modular philosophy in electrical systems, air-conditioning, electronic
4 5,6,12
systems, industrial products and applications.
8 Industry examples in modular co ordination –prefabrication, production
2 11,18
systems, etc.
Total Hours 30
References:
1. 1. Buildability Series Publications, Building Construction Authority, Singapore Government, 2016
2. Prefab Architecture: A Guide to Modular Design and Construction by Ryan E.Smith, 2010

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List of 20 Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
1. Having an ability to apply mathematics and science in engineering applications
2. Having a clear understanding of the subject related concepts and of contemporary issues
3. Having an ability to be socially intelligent with good SIQ (Social Intelligence Quotient)
and EQ (Emotional Quotient)
4. Having Sense-Making Skills of creating unique insights in what is being seen or
observed (Higher level thinking skills which cannot be codified)
5. Having design thinking capability
6. Having an ability to design a component or a product applying all the relevant standards
and with realistic constraints
7. Having computational thinking (Ability to translate vast data in to abstract concepts and
to understand database reasoning)
8. Having Virtual Collaborating ability
9. Having problem solving ability- solving social issues and engineering problems
10. Having a clear understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
11. Having interest in lifelong learning
12. Having adaptive thinking and adaptability
13. Having cross cultural competency exhibited by working in teams
14. Having an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze
and interpret data
15. Having an ability to use the social media effectively for productive use
16. Having a good working knowledge of communicating in English
17. Having an ability to use techniques, skills and modern engineering tools
necessary for engineering practice
18. Having critical thinking and innovative skills
19. Having a good cognitive load management [discriminate and filter the
available data] skills
20. Having a good digital footprint