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Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch)

 

Bachelor of Architecture – Course Overview

Being an Architecture is a responsible profession and demands a unique skill set to deliver and thrive in the industry. The practice of architecture requires a healthy combination of creative thinking and aesthetic sensitivity balanced with technical knowledge, cultural understanding, and social responsibility. In addition to that, the profession needs sound communication skills to make the idea understood to everyone. Swarrnim School of Designs is a leading Architecture institute in Ahmedabad and in Gandhinagar offering Bachelor of Architecture curriculum that encompasses foundation courses in the applied and social sciences, the humanities, and a wide range of professional architecture courses to prepare students for careers in architecture and related fields. Swarrnim University has developed a state of the art design studios where students are challenged to apply their knowledge acquired from the above disciplines to consequential design problems. Our Architecture program teaches you how to bring ideas from conception to completion. You will learn how to integrate user comfort and appearance, the safety and functionality of systems, and the aesthetic aspirations of your clients into the design of a building. Community College of Philadelphia offers the only Architecture program in the region where students learn alongside their counterparts in related fields such as Interior Design, Computer-Assisted Design (CAD), Construction Management, and Facility Management.

Course structure

Year/ Semester

Subject Code

Subject Name

Credit

1st Year

Semester - 1

33010101

Architecture Design - I

4

33010102

Basics of Design - I

6

33010103

Building Material and Construction - I

6

33010104

Architecture Graphic Techniques - I

6

33010105

History of Architecture - I

2

33010106

Structure - I

2

23000007

Introduction to Enterpreneurship

2

33010107

Adhigam - Core Workshop - I*

1

33010108

Sketching Trip*

1

 

1st Year

Semester - 2

33010201

Architecture Design - II

10

33010202

Building Material & Construction - II

6

33010203

Architectural Graphic Techniques - II

3

33010204

Architecture Representation Techniques

3

33010205

History of Architecture - II

2

33010206

Structure - II

2

23000013

Introduction to Innovation & Ideation

2

33010207

Related Study Programme - I*

1

33010208

Elective - I*

1

 

2nd Year

Semester - 3

33010301

Architecture Design - III

10

33010302

Building Material & Construction - III

6

33010303

History of Architecture - III

2

33010304

Environment Science & Services - I

2

33010305

Structure - III

2

33010306

Computer Applications - I

4

 

Business Model (Plan & Execution)

2

33010307

Related Study Programme - II*

1

33010308

Adhigam - Core Workshop - II*

1

 

2nd Year

Semester - 4

33010401

Architecture Design - IV

10

33010402

Building Material & Construction - IV

6

33010403

History of Architecture - IV

2

33010404

Environment Science & Services - II

2

33010405

Structure - IV

2

33010406

Computer Applications - II

4

 

New Venture Creation

2

33010407

Related Study Programme - III*

1

33010408

Elective - II*

1

 

3rd Year

Semester - 5

33010501

Architecture Design - V

10

33010502

Building Material & Construction - V

6

33010503

History of Architecture - V

2

33010504

Environment Science & Services - III

2

33010505

Structure - V

2

33010506

Computer Applications - III

4

 

Scaling Up the Venture

2

33010507

Adhigam - Core Workshop - III*

1

33010508

Elective - III*

1

 

3rd Year

Semester - 6

33010601

Architecture Design - VI

10

33010602

Building Material & Construction - VI

6

33010603

History of Architecture - VI

2

33010604

Environment Science & Services - IV

2

33010605

Building Regulations - I

2

33010606

Building Information Modelling - I

4

 

Growth & Expansion of the Venture

2

33010607

Related Study Programme - IV*

1

33010608

Elective - IV*

1

 

4th Year

Semester - 7

33010701

Architecture Design - VII

10

33010702

Advanced Construction Techniques - I

6

33010703

History of Architecture & Urban Planning - VII

2

33010704

Building Regulations - II (Urban Housing)

2

33010705

Estimation & Costing

2

33010706

Building Information Modelling - II

4

33010707

Professional Practice - I

2

33010708

Adhigam - Core Workshop - IV*

1

33010709

Elective - V*

1

 

4th Year

Semester - 8

33010801

Professional Training

30

 

5th Year

Semester - 9

33010901

Architecture Design - IX

12

33010902

Advanced Construction Techniques - II

6

33010903

Heritage & Conservation

3

33010904

Project Planning & Management

2

33010905

Green Building

2

33010906

Professional Practice - II

2

33010907

Critical Thinking & Research Methodology - I

3

 

5th Year

Semester - 10

33011001

Dissertation (Research & Design)

24

33011002

Critical Thinking & Research Methodology - II

6

 

Key Features

Swarrnim Startup and Innovation University’s programme of architecture is unique in many ways. It is an experiential-based learning model that complements and provides an alternative to traditional studio-based learning. The approach is unique amongst the Architecture Institute in Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad. The curriculum is built with the active participation of industry practitioners and thought leaders of the society. The learning model provides practical, high-quality education to those students who seek early exposure to daily architectural practice as well as an affordable alternative to students who could not otherwise be able to enter the profession. The programme prepares students to be design professionals in the 21st century. During the studies students at Swarrnim focus on three prime areas: 1) Researching and analyzing cultural and environmental contexts, 2) Developing innovative architectural solutions, and 3) professionally presenting the results.

Career outcomes

If you opt to study bachelors in architecture at Swarrnim you'll gain more varied skills and employability than almost any other educational institute. Our location in Gandhinagar, Gujarat puts us in the center of the playfield of architects. Growing industrial activities in the state provide ample opportunities for architects. Swarrnim, being a leading Architecture Institute in Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar is the perfect place to find inspiration, as well as build a professional network and take advantage of work experience opportunities. Our strong design and academic reputation create excellent links to practice. As soon as students complete their studies the placement cell provides them numerous opportunities to work in the industry. The placement cell has a pool of network with leading architectures of the state and abroad. This ensures q qualitative placement for our graduates. Those students who would like to have their startup, Swarrnim Incubation Center will open all its infrastructure to support them. Overall, the career opportunities at Swarrnim are endless. If you have a zeal to make a mark in the industry, Swarrnim Startup and Innovation University can make your dream come true.

Why Study at Swarrnim?

In a world where rapid change is the norm, employers are seeking graduates who are ready for what’s happening right now and for what will come next. Swarrnim School of Designs distinctive, active, collaborative, real-world learning approach is exactly what you need to gain that kind of competitive advantage. Graduate Architecture is a comprehensive and rigorous program, preparing graduates for the full range of activities in the profession. An intensive sequence in Design Studios constitutes the focus of the program. Thorough training is also provided in history, theory, technology, ecology, society, and professional practice. Studios and courses at our Architecture Institute in Gandhinagar are supported by a rigorous program in visual studies that develops skills in digital and new media. We provide knowledge and ideas that will combine creativity with insights. A design course could lead to a future in Fashion, Interiors, Product, Architecture, and Graphics industry. In the integrated application of technology and its workflow process designing has always played an important role in the digital age to transform design practices with greater revolution. Learning by doing, interdisciplinary interaction with other disciplines of Design at Swarrnim, enhance their abilities to work with a team and as a professional Individual.

Eligibility

NATA Score and Class 12th (PCM) with 50% marks.

Course Duration

3 Years

How to Apply

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