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SYLLABUS FOR

BACHELOR OF ARCHITECTURE
(7-10 SEMESTER)

INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTURE
(GJ08)
HEMCHANDRACHARYA NORTH GUJARAT UNIVERSITY.
PATAN-384265.GUJARAT.INDIA.

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B.ARCH. - H.N.G.U. SYLLABUS (7 to 10 SEMESTER)

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Hem. North Gujarat University, Patan


Rules for Bachelor of Architecture Program approved on 7.10.2011 by Board of Studies
Arch 1. General Course and Structure
B. Arch and B.Arch. (CT), both courses are 5 years duration degree courses divided into 10semesters. Each semester is of
16 to 18 weeks duration covering minimum 540 contact periods, for the first three years.
Each semester carries a contact load of 24 credits. One credit is equivalent to 1 lecture hour per week; and for studio,
workshop, laboratory it is equal to 1.5 to 2 contact hours per week. Each lecture is of 50 to 60 minutes duration.
Arch 2: Stages
B. Arch and B.Arch. (CT) courses area divided in two stages. The first stage being of 1 to 6 semesters and the second stage
is being 7 to 10 semesters.
Arch-3 Appearing in Exam
A student will be allowed to appear at the B. Arch. examinations of Semester I to X after he has satisfactorily kept term for
the concerned semester.
Arch-4 Attendance
A student shall be deemed to have satisfactorily kept the term for any semester provided he/she has:
1. Attended, at least 80% (70% in case of illness) of the total lectures / studios
during the semester.
2. The student has completed his/her studio assignments and other term work
satisfactorily.
Arch-5: Minimum for passing Theory and term work
In every subject, the theory and term-work, shall be considered as one head for passing jointly together.
Arch 6. Grace marks
In case a student gets less than 50 % marks in any subject but 46 % or more, then student may be passed with grace
marks. This facility shall be allowed for maximum three subjects only.
Arch 7: ATKT or backlog
At the end of each semester a student shall be allowed to keep term by reappearing in examination of maximum of 4
(four) theory subjects in which he has failed, provided the ATKT or backlog subjects do not exceed 8 credits excluding
elective and RSP subject.
Arch 8: Maximum credits allowed
Maximum number of credits allowed in any semester shall be 32 (thirty two) excluding RSP and electives subject.
Arch 9: Clearance of Consecutive studio & theory subjects
Students shall clear all subjects in the syllabus in the respective semesters along with the ATKT or backlog subjects of the
previous semester.
Arch 10: Fail in term work
A student who has failed or detained in the term work shall have to repeat the concerned subject of the semester.
Arch 11: Insufficient attendance / non-submission of term work
If a student is detained or is not granted terms in a particular semester for reason of insufficient attendance and/or nonsubmission of term work shall not be allowed to keep terms for the next higher semester.

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Arch 12: Passed student


No student will be allowed to reappear in any semester examination in which he has once appeared and passed.
Note: This rule shall not apply to students who have taken admission as transfer students from other university, only for
the year in which admitted.
Arch 13: Stage clearance
The first stage of the course for both streams (Architecture and CT) ends at the end of the third year. Hence all the
subjects should be successfully completed at the end of the semester VII, in order to qualify for the next stage.
Arch 14: Electives
The students will have to clear 2 nos. elective subjects during first stage and 2 nos. electives during second stage in order
to clear each stage. Electives shall be offered as per the availability of the faculty.
Arch 15: Jury for 10 semester (Thesis / Dissertation)
The tenth semester Jury evaluation shall be arranged at the end of every semester as per convenience (in June/July and
Nov. / Dec.) of the Institute of Architecture HNGU, Patan.
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Arch 16: Grade System Passing classes


The grading system for evaluating shall be as under.
Letter Grade

Numerical Marks

Letter Grade

Numerical Marks

80 +

D+

55-59

B+

75-79

50-54

70-74

PG *

46-49

C+

65-69

FAIL

60-64
* PG: Passed with Grace (Limited to three subjects only)

Arch 17: Rank award


For the purpose of awarding rank the aggregate marks of semester IX and X, obtained with one sitting shall be considered.
Arch 18: Registration for Regular and ATKT or backlog student
The eligible student will have to register for ATKT and the regular subjects that are offered to him/her in the beginning of
the semester concerned.
Arch 19: Note
Rules Arch 1 to Arch 20 is also applicable to all the students of previous batches and also supersedes the earlier.
Arch 20:
The above mentioned rules are subject to change as per instruction and/ or directives by Council of Architecture, HNG
University and Institute of Architecture.
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INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTURE
HEMCHADRACHARYA NORTH GUJARAT UNIVERSITY, PATAN.
SCHEME OF SYLLABUS
B.ARCH-FOURTH YEAR
SEMESTER: VII (SEVEN)
CODE

SUBJECT

CREDITS

HRS/
WEEK

TOTAL
HRS/PER
SEM.

AR-701

OFFICE TRAINING
(PRACTICAL TRAINING)

24

36

576

TOTAL

24

36

576

EAVALUTION
SYSTEM

WEIGHTAGE
%
INTERNAL

100

UNIV.EXAM

VIVA

SEMESTER: VIII (EIGHT)


CODE

SUBJECT

CREDITS

HRS/
WEEK

TOTAL
HRS/PER
SEM.

AR-801
AR-802
AR-803
AR-804
AR-805
AR-806
AR-807

DESIGN STUDIO-VIII
ADVANCED BUILD.CONST.
HOUSING SEMINAR
ADVANCED STRUCTURE
PROF.PRACTICE-I
LANDSCAPE
ELECTIVE-III
TOTAL

10
04
02
02
02
02
02
24

18
4
2
2
2
2
2
32

288
64
32
32
32
32
32
512

EAVALUTION
SYSTEM

WEIGHTAGE
%
INTERNAL

70
70
100
70
70
70
100

UNIV.EXAM

30
30
30
30
30

PRESENT.+JURY
ASSIGN+EXAM

ASSIGNMENT.

ASSIGN+EXAM
ASSIGN+EXAM

ASSIGN+EXAM

ASSIGNMENT.

Electives and study tours are treated as an audit subject of 100 marks each with 50%

required for passing. The marks obtained in elective subject shall not be added towards
aggregate total of the mark sheet.

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B.ARCH-FIFTH YEAR
SEMESTER: IX (NINE)
CODE

SUBJECT

CREDITS

HRS/
WEEK

TOTAL
HRS/PER
SEM.

AR-901
AR-902
AR-903
AR-904
AR-905
AR-906
AR-907

DESIGN STUDIO-IX
URBAN DESIGN SEMINAR
CONS. & PROJ. MANAGEMENT
HISTORY OF TOWN PLANNING.
PROF.PRACTICE-II
RESEARCH METHODS
ELECTIVE-IV
TOTAL

12
02
02
02
02
02
02
24

16
4
4
2
2
2
2

192
64
64
32
32
32
32
512

EAVALUTION
SYSTEM

WEIGHTAGE
%
INTERNAL

70
100
70
70
70
100
100

UNIV.EXAM

30
30
30
30
-

PRES.+JURY

ASSIGNMENT

ASSIGN+EXAM
ASSIGN+EXAM
ASSIGN+EXAM

ASSIGNMENT.
ASSIGNMENT.

SEMESTER: X (TEN)
CODE

SUBJECT

CREDITS

AR-1001

THESIS-DESIGN/RESEARCH

24

TOTAL

24

HRS/
WEEK

TOTAL
HRS/PER
SEM.

WEIGHTAGE
%
INTERNAL

70

UNIV.EXAM

30

EAVALUTIO
N
SYSTEM
PRES.+JURY

Electives and study tours are treated as an audit subject of 100 marks each with 50%

required for passing. The marks obtained in elective subject shall not be added towards
aggregate total of the mark sheet.

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AR-701
CODE

AR-701
FOCUS

SUBJECT

OFFICE TRAINING (PRACTICAL TRAINING)

CREDITS

24

During this term students have to undergo practical training out-side the
institute, in such offices / organizations that will give him the necessary
opportunity to consolidate and exercise his Architectural knowledge, as well
as impart the professionalism.
During his practical training, he is expected to work in accordance with the
discipline of the organization and will make progress which will be carefully
watched by the institution. Student will abide to the rules and regulations of
his employer as well as the institution. The student will provide a work report
of his experience gained during the training.
Logbooks will have to be maintained by the students and countersigned by
the Principal of the firm.
Performa for professional experience
Name of the student (Academic year)
Surname / Fathers Name / Students First Name
(Name of office / Organization with address)
(i) Date of joining
(ii) Date of leaving
Employers report: Brief details of the experience gained by the student
stating the nature of work done, Employers opinion about students training
and any suggestion.
Signature: Professor in- charge
Signature: The Employer

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AR-801
CODE

AR-801

SUBJECT

DESIGN STUDIO-VIII

CREDITS

10

FOCUS

Housing
OBJECTIVE
Understanding of the various issues involved in urban and rural housing and
knowledge about the planning and design solutions for low to high income
groups.
To create awareness about the causes and consequences of housing
problems and to impart knowledge about the possible solutions
CONTENT
- Review of different forms of housing globally (particularly with reference
to third world countries)
- Housing need & demand calculation of future need
- Housing resources and options available in housing
- Housing agencies and policies
- Socio economic aspects
Social factors influencing housing design, affordability, economic
factors and housing concepts slum upgrading and sites and services
schemes.
- Housing standards
Different types of housing standards methodology of formulating
standards, relevance of standards in housing development.
- Housing design process
Different stages in project development layout design including
utilities and common facilities housing design as a result of
environmental aspects, development of technology and community
interests.
METHODOLOGY
REFERENCES:

Babur Mumtaz and Patweikly, Urban Housing Strategies, Pitman Publishing, London, 1976.
Geofrey K.Payne, Low Income Housing in the Development World, John Wiley and Sons, Chichester, 1984.
John F.C.Turner, Housing by people, Marison Boyars, London, 1976.
Martin Evans, Housing, Climate and Ocmfort, Architectural Press, London, 1980.
Forbes Davidson and Geoff Payne, Urban Projects Manual, Liverpool University Press, Liverpool, 1983.
House Form and Culture Amos Rapoport
Urbanization Primer
Horatio Caminos
Residential Open Spaces Vastu-Shilp Foundation
Urban Pattern Gallion
The New Landscape
Charles Correa

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AR-802
CODE

SUBJECT

AR-802

ADVANCED BUILD.CONST.

CREDITS

04

FOCUS

building facades , Dry walls , special constructions , Glass Buildings &modern urban
Architecture.
OBJECTIVE
To understand advanced Building Technology to accommodate Hi-tech &
sustainable aspects.
CONTENT

(1) Dry wall Technology in Building facades.


-methods, types, specifications, materials, case studies.
(2) Glass Buildings.
-case studies, /safely & privacy/, climatology.
-Elements of glass /Roof, wall, etc.
-Aesthetics & Reflective uses.
(3) High rise Buildings Tall structures
-Materials, /service Ducts.
-Construction Techniques.
- Foundations.
- Wind & Load design /Seismic Loads.
-Elements of Design.
(4) Construction of energy efficient Buildings
- Hi-tech Services.
- Use of solar & wind energy.
- Use of Natural Light in Interior spaces.
- Techniques & Equipments.
(5) Smart Buildings / Intelligent Buildings
- Case studies.
(6) Value Engineering material Selection
- New materials.
- Economics of material use.
- Cost v/s quality.
- Function v/s Use.
(7) Alluminium Composite Panels (ACP)
- Construction Techniques, fixing & refection.
- Aesthetics & use, element life.

METHODOLOGY

In class lectures , presentations , case studies , drawings , Audio-Video &


submissions.

REFERENCES:

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AR-803
CODE

AR-803

SUBJECT

HOUSING SEMINAR

CREDITS

02

FOCUS

Theory, techniques and issues in design of residential areas.


CONTENT
Definition and scope of Housing, residential areas as a part of urban areas.
Structure and elements of Residential Areas - Built-form, Open spaces and
Circulation, Infrastructure & Amenities Hierarchy of linkages,Concepts of
density - gross density, net residential density, areas per person.
Building Typologies and forms, relationship of built form density, F.S.I. etc.
Theories & approaches to residential area, design issues in Housing.
METHODOLOGY
Basic information to be in form of lectures with case studies and
illustrations. Students are to examine views related to housing design
through assignments concluding with a seminar presentation.
REFERENCES:
1.House Form and Culture-Amos Rapoport
2.Urbanization Primer-Horatio Caminos
3.Residential Open Spaces-Vastu-Shilp Foundation
4.Urban Pattern-Gallion
5.The New Landscape-Charles Correa

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AR-804
CODE

AR-804

SUBJECT

ADVANCED STRUCTURE

CREDITS

02

FOCUS

Structural failures, repair and rehabilitation of concrete structures.


CONTENT
Maintenance of Buildings: Planning and Preventive maintenance,
Maintenance of foundation, masonry walls, floors, roofs, stairs.
Construction Failures : Meaning of failure, Historical references, How
to avoid failures, Investigation of failures.
Site Maintenance and Budgeting: Installation of services, cost control,
safety control, material supervision, budgeting.
Condition Evaluation: Structural systems, evaluation techniques,
demolition & dismantling, protection of adjacent structures.
Assessment of Distress: Destructive, Semi-destructive & nondestructive methods of testing.
Repair Material & Techniques: Grouts, Epoxies, Polymers, Quick
setting/hardening concrete & mortars, Grouting and Guniting.
Strengthening and retrofitting of columns, beams, walls, footings etc. for
Masonry and concrete structures.
METHODOLOGY
Through class lectures, Presentations, site visits, case studies.
REFERENCES:
-Handbook on Repairs and Rehabilitation of RCC building -C.P.W.D., Govt.
of India, New Delhi
-Learning from failures-R.N.Raiker
-Building failures-Diagnosis & avoidance -W.H.Ransom
-Building disaster & failures-Geoff Scott
-Non-destructive testing of structures-J. H. Bungey
-Construction failures-Jacob Field
-Lessons from failures of concrete-Jacob Field
-Structural failures-Case studies-R. Jadish.

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AR-805
CODE

AR-805
FOCUS

SUBJECT

PROF.PRACTICE-I

CREDITS

02

To understand basic concepts of business practice of Architecture, Construction


Execution, Management and Working methodology. The course is structured to allow
students to have hands on practical practices and approach in the field of
Architecture and Construction.

CONTENT

The Course shall include following as some of the major aspects of professional
practice.
Setting up a Design firm Infrastructure, Human Resources, Tools,
Computer soft wares, licenses and area of specialization. Council registration.
Preparing promotional materials Visiting Cards, Design portfolio,
Brochures, Project Display panel, Videos and other networking material.
Design Competition Participation, Marketing through Recognitation and
awards tips and practices
Getting design projects (private) Marketing and reaching out to clients,
Promotion strategies, People networking skills, language barriers, Vernacular
attributes of business practice. PR practices.
Getting design projects (public/govt) expression of interest, project
bidding, tendering, preparing proposals, best design submissions,
Government Liasoning, project performance guarantees, EMD, etc.
Project Approvals Authority plan sanctions, Registrations, NoCs,
Clearances, Special Permissions, Dealing with Agents and networking with the
authorities.
Project Execution Design detailing, Site supervision, meetings, design
changes, material selection, Billing & payment schedule, Human resource
Management, project management, time management, etc. Document
handling from both parties.
Client Relationship Management decision marketing, client servicing
and satisfaction, feedback and follow-ups, future project intimations. Etc.
Institutional Memberships various organization and institutional
membership, guest lectures, image marketing, peer networking, etc.

METHODOLOGY

Practical approach to successful project guidance, Entrepreneurial approaches.


Theories, In class - interactions, case studies & final exam and final submission of
project report.

REFERENCES:
1.Professional Practice Nanavati.

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AR-806
CODE

AR-806

SUBJECT

CREDITS

02

LANDSCAPE

FOCUS

Principles of Landscape design, its techniques and application.


Understanding Ecology, Ecosystem, environmental conservation
OBJECTIVE
CONTENT
Ecology, Environment, Components, Ecosystem at
conservation of natural resources, rainwater harvesting

various

levels,

Elements of Landscape : Landforms, plant materials, water, rocks, lighting


etc.
Types of Soils, plant materials (trees, shrubs, ground covers, creepers,
flowering and non-flowering rocks and stones, water bodies. Surfacing
Materials, landforms, manmade elements.
Historical and contemporary attitudes to landscape in Indian and other
context.
Principles of landscape design : surfacing, enclosure vistas, visual corridor,
composition of plant and other material, etc.
Preparing Landscape design presentation drawing (using symbols etc.)
METHODOLOGY
Studio Exercise, Site Visit, Seminar, Presentation etc.
Design assignment may be done as part of Studio project.
REFERENCES:
Introduction to Landscape Architecture-Michael Laurie
Landscape Graphics-Van Nostrand Publication
Plan Graphics-Van Nostrand Publication
Tropical Garden Plants-Bose & Chaudhary.

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AR-807
CODE

SUBJECT

AR-807 ELECTIVE-III
List of elective subjects that can be offered for EIGHTH semester.

CREDITS

02

Please find attached list for elective subjects

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AR-901
CODE

AR-901

SUBJECT

DESIGN STUDIO-IX

CREDITS

12

FOCUS

Urban Insert
OBJECTIVE
The overall goal of the course is to help students formulate an understanding
of the urban forms and spaces. City history and theory will be examined. The
contemporary needs of the society and the role of spaces will be dealt along
with the need for design control.
Students will understand the fundamental concepts and theories of urban
design and apply them in their design projects.
CONTENT
- Emergence of urban design as a discipline Concepts of urban
design
- Basic Principles & Techniques In Urban Design
Urban scale, Mass and Space; Understanding components of urban
fabric; Making a Visual survey;
Understanding the various urban spaces in the city and their hierarchySpaces for residential, commercial, recreational and industrial use:
Special focus on streets; Expressive quality of built forms, spaces in
public domain
- Study Of Urban Spaces Through History
- A historical look into Renewal, Redevelopment And
Formulation Urban Design Policies
Understanding urban renewal and the need for it, Scope, challenge and
Implementation methods; Public participation; Townscape policies and
urban design guidelines for new developments- Case studies
- urban design problem
Conducting an urban design survey, Analysis of data, Formulating
urban design guidelines for an area - practical problem solving.
METHODOLOGY
REFERENCES:

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AR-902
CODE

AR-902
FOCUS

SUBJECT

URBAN DESIGN SEMINAR

CREDITS

02

Theory, techniques and issues in design of residential areas.

CONTENT
Brief history of Urban design, its scope and examples. Basic concepts,
principles and techniques.
Theories and approaches of eminent designers and theoreticians with
illustrative cases.
Structure and elements of urban areas, nature and development.
Contemporary approaches to urban design.
Issues and aspects of urban design.
METHODOLOGY
The course is expected to provide the inputs required for the Design Studio
through
lectures and discussion, also encourage
enquiry
and
investigation into existing literature by the student to elaborate on
contemporary issues and cases is the form of a term paper which can be
presented in a class seminar
REFERENCES:
1.Concepts of Urban Design-David Gosling
2.Design of Cities-Edmond Bacon
3.Image of the City-Kevin Lynch
4.Introduction to Urban Design-Paul Sprieregen
5.Concise Townscape-Gordon Cullen
6.Urban Design as Public Policy-Jonathan Barnett
7.Finding Lost Space-Roger Trancik
8.Urban Space-Rob Krier
9.The Urban Design Process-Hamid Shirvani
10.Cities of Tomorrow-Le Corbusier
11.The New Theory of Urban Design-Christopher Alexander

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AR-903
CODE

AR-903
FOCUS

SUBJECT

CONS. & PROJ. MANAGEMENT

CREDITS

02

Understanding some of the key aspects in Construction planning and scheuduling.


Upon completion of the course students shall be able to draw bar charts and use
other planning tools to schedule and plan a project with several complex activities
along with important understanding of quality and safety during construction.

CONTENT

Basic concepts in the development of construction plans-choice of Technology and


Construction method, Defining Work Tasks-Definition-Defining Precedence
relationships Among activities-Estimating Activity
SCHEDULING PROCEDURES AND TECHNIQUES
Basic concepts in the development of construction plans. Choice of Technology,
Construction method. Defining Work Tasks-Definition-Defining Precedence
relationships Among activities-Estimating Activity Durations-Estimating Resource
Requirements for work activities-coding systems. Relevance of construction
schedules-The critical path method-Calculations for critical path scheduling-Activity
PERT CPM as tools for project scheuduling and resource planning. float and
schedules-Presenting project schedules-Critical path scheduling for Activity-onnode and with leads, Lags and Windows-Calculations for scheduling with leads, lags
and windows-Resource oriented scheduling-Scheduling with resource constraints
and Precedences-Use of Advanced Scheduling Techniques-Scheduling with
uncertain durations-Calculations for Monte Carlo Schedule simulations-crashing
and time/cost tradeoffs-scheduling in poorly structured problems-Improving the
Scheduling process
COST CONTROL MONITORING AND ACCOUNTING
The cost control problem-The project Budget-Forecasting for Activity cost control
Financial accounting systems and cost accounts-Control of project cash flowsSchedule control-Schedule and Budget updates-Relating cost and schedule
information
QUALITY CONTROL AND SAFETY DURING CONSTRUCTION
Quality and safety Concerns in Construction-Organizing for Quality and SafetyWork and Material Specifications-Total Quality control-Quality control by statistical
methods -Statistical Quality control with sampling by Attributes-Statistical Quality
control by Sampling and Variables-Safety
ORGANIZATION AND USE OF PROJECT INFORMATION
Types of project information-Accuracy and Use of Information-Computerized
organization and use of information-Organizing information in databases-relational
model of Data bases-Other conceptual Models of Databases-Centralized databases
Management systems-Databases and application programs-Information transfer
and Flow.

METHODOLOGY

Class lectures with theory, problem solving assignments and class work. Case
studies of some unique projects. Use of computer software such as Privavera Sure
Track and MS Project for computer exercise in PERT CPM

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REFERENCES:

1. Chitkara, K.K. " Construction Project Management Planning ", Scheduling and Control,
Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Co., New Delhi, 2008.
2. Calin M. Popescu, Chotchai Charoenngam, " Project planning, Scheduling and Control in
Construction: An Encyclopedia of Terms and Applications ", Wiley, New York, 1995.
3. Chris Hendrickson and Tung Au, " Project Management for Construction Fundamentals
Concepts for Owners ", Engineers, Architects and Builders, Prentice Hall, Pitsburgh, 2000.
4. Moder.J., C.Phillips and Davis, " Project Management with CPM ", PERT and Precedence
Diagramming, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., Third Edition, 1983.
5. Willis., E.M., " Scheduling Construction projects ", John Wiley and Sons 1986.
6. Halpin,D.W., " Financial and cost concepts for construction Management ", John Wiley and
Sons, New York, 1985

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AR-904
CODE

AR-904
FOCUS

SUBJECT
HISTORY OF TOWN PLANNING.
To acquaint the students with the development
Planning/Urban Design / Settlement design.

CREDITS

02
in the

field

of

Town

CONTENT
History of Town Planning/Settlement design/Urban design. Theories and approaches.
Examples of various historical experiments across the world.
Developments in India from early times to the present day.
Vedic Planning concept, Islamic planning, western planning.
Role of Sir Patrick Geddess & others in planning processes
Contemporary practices.
Role of Urban laws in city making. Development plan & its procedure.
METHODOLOGY
The course is mainly intended to be lecture based, with case studies and
illustrations.
REFERENCES:
1.Urban & Regional Planning, Principles,Practicing & Theory-Dr.H.D.Kopardikar &
G.R.Diwan
2..History of Urban Form-AEJ Morris
3.Indian Cities in Arid west-K.B.Jain & Minakshi Jain
4.Architecture, Time & Eternity-Adrian Snodgrass
5.Mayamatam Part I & II-Indira Gandhi Uni.public.
6.Ancient & Medieval Town Planning in India-Prabhakar V. Begde

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AR-905
CODE

AR-905
FOCUS

SUBJECT

PROF.PRACTICE-II

CREDITS

02

Ethics, Design Practice and Client communication

CONTENT

Professional Enterprise Branding and Marketing


Standards of acceptance as professional Architect
Apprenticeship
Code of Conduct and Ethics for professional Practice guest Lectures and case
studies
Opportunities for Recognition
Education and Certifications (additional accreditations)
Establishing enterprise architecture practice
Growing Architecture Practice
Measuring the Practice
Legal Environment and Business Framework
Working jointly with other Architects on Mega projects coordination and
communication
Working with clients and Corporate communications practices for Design
processes
Expert Reviews and examples

METHODOLOGY
In class theory, assignments, submissions, presentations, guest faculty
lectures, expert visitors and case examples.
REFERENCES:

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AR-906
CODE

AR-906
FOCUS

SUBJECT

RESEARCH METHODS

CREDITS

02

Understanding the methodological approach to carry out a research based


programme in order to design an architectural project involving a set of
complex issues.

CONTENT
Nature and function of research, scientific research, meaning of research in
the field of architectural design. Pure and applied research.
Stages of research and design; design and research methodology
Techniques of data collection
Forms of research reporting, structure of a report
Writing skills, presentation aids
Use of primary and secondary references, bibliography, notations, cross
reference etc.
Nature of an undergraduate thesis, its structure and other requirements.
METHODOLOGY
The course must be conducted as a mix of lectures/discussions with a
number of assignments and exercises to impart the skills necessary for
carrying out the dissertation. Preparation of a viable proposal for the next
semester's dissertation work is expected by the end of the semester.
REFERENCES:
1.Architectural Research-James C. Snuder
2.Scientist must write-Robert Barrass
3.Research Methodology-N.R. Kothari

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AR-907
CODE

SUBJECT

AR-907 ELECTIVE-IV
List of elective subjects that can be offered for ninth semester.

CREDITS

02

Please find attached list for elective subjects

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AR-1001
CODE

AR-1001
FOCUS

SUBJECT

THESIS-DESIGN/RESEARCH

CREDITS

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Inquiry by Design / Research

CONTENT
The Thesis is intended to evaluate the students capacity and maturity in the
field of Architecture.
Study in the chosen field to be carried out in two stages :
A) Data collection & analysis
- An in depth investigation into the aspects of the chosen area.
- Analysis of data, inferences to establish underlying principles.
- Reviews of existing practices / theory in view of current contexts.
B) Design / Research
- Prepare detailed programme
- Design or Research on basis of studies carried out in Part A.

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Institute of Architecture
Hem. North Gujarat University, Patan
List of Electives for B.Arch. and B.Arch. (CT)
Photography
Videography
Sustainable Development
Alternate Technology
Real Estate Management
Building Economics
Digital Graphics
Disaster Resistant Building technology
Documentation
Construction Equipment and Method
Building Contract Management
Creative writing
Music / Drama
Retrofitting of Building
Architectural Journalism
Green Architecture and buildings
Infrastructure Planning and Management
Advanced Cad Applications
Intelligent Building
Earthquake resistant buildings
Integration of landscape in Design
Interior Design
Site Planning
Drawing and Painting
Ceramics
Wood workshop
Hospital planning
Hotel Planning
Housing Development
Squatter settlements and improvement
Transportation
Note: 1. The elective subjects offered shall be as per availability of faculty.
2. The new subjects may be added or removed from the above mentioned list
as per convenience of the IOA.
3. Students shall have to pass in two electives for each stage i.e. total 4 electives
during the entire course.
4. Electives are treated as audit subjects with 50 % required for passing . The marks obtained in Elective
subject shall not be added towards aggregate total of the mark sheet.
End.

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