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Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch)

Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch)


  • About the Programme
  • Salient Features
  • Career Opportunities
  • Laboratory
  • Our Faculty
  • Curriculum & Syllabus

About the Course

Architecture is the art and science of designing and building structures, or large groups of structures, in keeping with aesthetic and functional criteria. Architecture is the scientific art of making structure express ideas. It helps the man-made fit in harmony with the environment while promoting health and well-being, enriching lives aesthetically and spiritually, providing economic opportunities, and creating a legacy that reflects and symbolizes culture and traditions.

Bachelor in Architecture in School of Planning, Architecture & Design Excellence, Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science is a 5 year course approved by Council of Architecture. The study and scope of Architecture is spread across different domains like Architectural Design, Materials & Constructions, Architectural Graphics, Building Services, Allied Subjects like Structures and Electives like Landscape / Interior Design / Construction Technology. The curriculum and syllabus of B.Arch is constantly updated as per the industry requirements. The learning method here at School of Planning, Architecture & Design Excellence includes hands-on sessions. Workshops, Site visits, guest lectures, webinars are conducted frequently to keep the students at par with the constantly evolving field of architecture. The students are encouraged to instigate the creative mind to appreciate various design values and to develop values of their own. The SPADE imparts a wide variety of practical exposure to the students throughout the duration of their course, including a mandatory practical training for a semester.

Duration : 5 Years

Salient Features

  • Activity based learning curriculum involving each and every student
  • Interaction with practicing architects through discussion forums.
  • Study tours and site visits are a regular discourse.
  • International exposure through Student’s Exchange Programme.
  • Value Added Programmes to keep the student industry ready.
  • Hands on workshops/training programmes in exploring design
  • Embedding competition /live projects as studio design projects.
  • Participation of students in national and international design competitions.
  • Interaction with good alumni network of architects inspiring student learners.
  • Studio Project in Architectural Design with renowned architects
  • Association with many renowned government and private organizations setting an avenue for Industry- Academic knowledge sharing programmes.

Career Opportunities

The career prospects of an Architect are wide ranging. Qualified architects can work with

  • Government organizations like central and state public works,
  • housing and urban development corporation,
  • Municipalities,
  • City Development Authorities,
  • State Housing Boards
  • Corporate Industrial Ventures,
  • Consultancy and Private Architectural Firms,
  • Educational Institutions,
  • Real estate development firms

Laboratory

Laurie Baker LabLe corbusier Lab

Our Faculty

S.No NAME DESIGNATION QUALIFICATION SPECIALISATION
1. Ar. VERGIS OOMMEN DISTINGUISH VISITING FACULTY B.Arch GENERAL ARCHITECTURE
2. Dr. SHEEBA CHANDER DEAN Ph.D URBAN PLANNING
3. Ar. J. SUDHAKAR HOD (ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN) M.Arch GENERAL ARCHITECTURE
4. Ar. RAMA KARTHIKEYAN PROFESSOR M.Arch GENERAL ARCHITECTURE
5. Ar. MARY JOHN KURIAN PROFESSOR M.Arch HOUSING
6. Ar. S. VINODH PROFESSOR M.Arch GENERAL ARCHITECTURE
7. Ar. KRITHIKA KARUPPAIH PROFESSOR           M.Arch TRADITIONAL INDIAN ARCHITECTURE
8. Ar. R.A.ALLEN INBARAJ PROFESSOR M.Arch GENERAL ARCHITECTURE
9. Ar. C. INDRA PROFESSOR M.Arch HOUSING
10. Dr. PREETHA JACOB ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Ph.D BUILDING SCIENCE
11. Ar. V. SHAKILA DEVI ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR M.T.P TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING
12. Ar. VINU VERGIS ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR M.S COMPUTER AIDED BUILDING DESIGN
13. Ar. R. EMLINE MADONA ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR M.Arch REAL ESATE DEVELOPMENT
14. Ar. DEEPA SAM ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR M.Des PRODUCT DESIGN
15. Ar. SURESH BABU ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR M.Arch INDUSTRIAL DESIGN
16. Ar. K. KASIRAJAN ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR M.Arch GENERAL ARCHITECTURE
17. Ar. P.C.DEVISREE ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR M.Arch LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE
18. Dr. D. KARTHIGEYAN ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Ph.D URBAN PLANNING
19. Ar. R. AARTHI ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR M.Arch DIGITAL ARCHITECTURE
20. Ar. C. KRITHIKA ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR M.Arch GENERAL ARCHITECTURE
21. Ar. M. SHRRUTHI ASSISTANT PROFESSOR B.Arch ARCHITECTURE
22. Ar. BULLA KALYAN TEJA ASSISTANT PROFESSOR M.B.A., M.Sc PARAMETRIC & URBAN PLANNING
23. Er. C. YOGANANTHAM ASSISTANT PROFESSOR M.Tech STRUCTURAL
ENGINNERING
24. Ar. TANYA DEVOTTA ASSISTANT PROFESSOR M.Arch GENERAL ARCHITECTURE
25. Ar. PRABHAT ARORA ASSISTANT PROFESSOR M.Arch ARCHITECTURE & URBANISM
26. Ar. K.T.MUTHAIAH ASSISTANT PROFESSOR M.U.D. URBAN DESIGN
27. Ar. SHANMUGANATH ASSISTANT PROFESSOR M.Arch LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE
28. Ar. M. SUNALINI ESTHER ASSISTANT PROFESSOR M.Arch BUILDING MANAGEMENT
29. Dr. K. KIRUTHIGA ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Ph.D GENERAL ARCHITECTURE
30. Ar. L. KARUNYA ASSISTANT PROFESSOR M.Arch URBAN VISION & ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN
31. Ar. R. JANANI ASSISTANT PROFESSOR M.Arch URBAN DESIGN
32. Ar. MEHJABEEN SULATHANA ASSISTANT PROFESSOR M.Arch CONSERVATION
33. Ar. A. GURU PRASATH ASSISTANT PROFESSOR M.Arch CONSERVATION
34. Ar. S.S. SRUTHI ASSISTANT PROFESSOR M.Arch REAL ESTATE & DEVELOPMENT
35. Ar. V. AADHITHYA SWATHIHA ASSISTANT PROFESSOR M.Arch ENERGY EFFICIENT & SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE
36. Ar. MOHIT SHILARE ASSISTANT PROFESSOR M.F.A FINE ARTS
37. Ar. D. PRANAV BHARATHI ASSISTANT PROFESSOR M.Arch ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT 
38. Ar. J.K. SIVARANJANI ASSISTANT PROFESSOR B.Arch GENERAL ARCHITECTURE
39. Ar. R. RAMYA ASSISTANT PROFESSOR M.Plan PLANNING
40. Ar. D. KUMARADEEPAN ASSISTANT PROFESSOR M.Arch LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE
41. Ar. S. MAYURI ASSISTANT PROFESSOR M.Plan URBAN PLANNING
42. Ar. KARTIKI D. PATASKAR ASSISTANT PROFESSOR M.Tech URBAN PLANNING
43. Ar. T.J.SINDHUJA ASSISTANT PROFESSOR M.Arch URBAN DESIGN 
44. Ar. MEENAKSHI SUNDAR ASSISTANT PROFESSOR M.Voc. ANIMATION DESIGN 

Visiting Faculty

VISITING FACULTY
1 AR. N.S. ASHOK PROFESSOR B.Arch GENERAL ARCHITECTURE
2 AR. S. CHELLA KUMAR PROFESSOR M.Arch DIGITAL ARCHITECTURE
3 AR. DHRUV FUTNANI PROFESSOR M.Arch SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE
4 AR. B. JAGANATHAN PROFESSOR M.Plan URBAN PLANNING
5 AR. K .PRASANA PROFESSOR B.Arch PROJECT MANAGEMENT
6 AR. M. VIDHYA PROFESSOR M.Arch URBAN DESIGN
7 AR. N. EASWARI PROFESSOR B.Arch SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE
8 AR. S. SUBBAIAH ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR B.Arch GENERAL ARCHITECTURE
9 AR. V. SUMITHRA DEVI ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR M.T.P TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING
10 AR. R. SABRISH ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR M.Arch GENERAL ARCHITECTURE
11 AR. AJAY KORAMANI ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR B.Arch GENERAL ARCHITECTURE
12 AR. R. ASHOK KUMAR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR M.Arch GENERAL ARCHITECTURE
13 AR. C. SHRUTHI OMPRAKASH ASSISTANT PROFESSOR M.Arch URBAN DESIGN
14 AR. AQUIN NOEL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR B.Arch GENERAL ARCHITECTURE
15 AR. PRADHYUMNA RAO ASSISTANT PROFESSOR B.Arch GENERAL ARCHITECTURE
16 AR. APOORVA ASSISTANT PROFESSOR MURP URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING
17 AR. K.N.R. SHRIKANTH ASSISTANT PROFESSOR M.Arch COMPUTATION DESIGN & BUILDING ENERGY EFFICIENCY
18 AR. NAVYATHA THABJULE ASSISTANT PROFESSOR M.Arch LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE
19 AR. MOHANA PRIYA ASSISTANT PROFESSOR M.Arch GENERAL ARCHITECTURE