MANIT Syllabus Bachelor in Architecture Fifth Sem

MANIT Syllabus | Bachelor in Architecture Fifth Sem



Introduction to Architectural profession, Role of professional bodies, The Architect‘s registration act 1972. The duties, liabilities and relationships of client, contractor and other technicians. The code of professional conduct and conditions of engagement of Architects. Scale of remuneration for Architectural services and mode of payments. Types of tenders and their process. Execution of contract. Problems in operation of contract. Architectural competitions. Introduction to Valuation, arbitration and dilapidations.

Note: Sessional work shall be in the form of Technical reports, notices, certificates, etc.


The thesis project shall include an individual‘s work on Architecture topic selected by the students and approved by the department.

Architecture work program and Architecture thesis manual shall be supplied by the department

Department electives


Basic components of urban areas and Regions. Role and working of Urban and Regional planning at different levels like national level, state level, district level etc. Different planning theories and models.

Socio-cultural, economic planning, land use planning etc. General principles and working. Planning norms and development norms for urban and Regional approaches / techniques of development for existing areas, renewal schemes and development. Detailed survey and preparation of questionnaire for land use, socio-economic, Transportation planning etc.


Introduction: Housing as Architecture basic need, housing as an integral part of urban & rural development, housing problem and statistic, etc. Housing design and policies: Qualitative and quantitative demands of housing, housing estimates, various government policies and programmes, etc Housing surveys and standards: Sources of Data and information, methods and techniques of housing surveys, housing standards, etc. Housing cooperative and financing agencies: Objectives and general principles of cooperatives, self help housing, financing agencies and their functions etc. Housing design: Introduction to methods and approaches to housing design. Study analysis and design of housing schemes. Redevelopment of slums and squatters settlements.


This course intends to develop an understanding of integration of services in the Architectural design of hotels. Hotel types, size, locational criterion, land and building bye-laws, requirements. Site Planning: Traffic and circulation, Parking, Services (Electrical, mechanical, sanitary services, garbage disposal and incinerators etc.) Services planning and details in public/ common spaces/ utilities within the hotel building. Recreation and administration, Restaurants, dining halls, coffee shops and bars, Conference spaces, meeting rooms, auditoriums, Gymnasiums, Health centers, swimming pools, Dance floors, Discotheques, Shopping, emporia, Kitchens and toilets etc. Services planning and detail in the residential spaces and open spaces: Single and double rooms, suites, including toilets facilities, Open spaces, viz. Party Lawns, gardens, Terrace gardens, open air dinning areas, visual landscapes, etc. An exercise in hotel design with an integrated services planning, incorporating all the above.


This course intends to develop an understanding in Architectural conservation. Meaning of Architectural Conservation, need and degrees of conservation. History of conservation in India and West , conservation 242

charters, role of archeological survey of India in conservation of India‘s cultural heritage Listing and documentation, its importance and methods. Urban conservation, methodologies to be adopted for conservation management Case studies in conservation related to Adoptive reuse, Building in context, Preservation, Urban conservation


Introduction to the ideas, issues and concepts of sustainable Architecture, global environment and the built environment, principles of environmentally and ecologically supportive architecture. Study of sustainable architecture, use of energy, materials, health and global environment as related to the construction and operation of buildings. Sustainable and conservation practices – water conservation, sewerage treatment, solid waste treatment, economics and management

Low energy design, hybrid systems, modelling and simulation of energy systems, integration of PV and wind systems in the building, wind solar and other non conventional energy systems, solar thermal applications for heating and cooling, electricity generation in buildings

Case studies on specific contemporary sustainable architecture.

Note : The Sessional will be oriented towards live case studies and modelling


Types of disaster, meanings and related definitions

Causes and effects of natural hazards

Disaster profile of India

Disaster preparedness and response and rehabilitation

Roles and responsibilities of different agencies

Tenth semester


The students shall have to complete the practical training for a period of one semester (six months) so as to qualify for obtaining the final B. Arch degree. The candidate shall have to submit to the dept. of architecture, the practical training report along with the certificates by the firm/ office / organization to the effect that he / she has completed training satisfactorily for a period of one semester. The student has to appear for the viva examination as per the exam schedule announced by the university.


General proficiency is meant for developing participation in core/ curricular activities in individual students like sports, NCC, student activities, etc.

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