MANIT Syllabus Bachelor in Architecture VI Sem

MANIT Syllabus | Bachelor in Architecture | Sixth Sem

 Sixth semester  AR321 ARCHITECTURE DESIGN 6


Design of closed environments, with emphasis on the articulation of interior spaces detailing and finishing materials, textures. Colour and light, acoustics and air-conditioning, Exterior spaces formed by buildings, Elevations, Fenestration and build form as a moderator of urban space, site planning and landscaping. The design exercise may include buildings like Museum, art center, single screen theatres, hospitals, convention centre, auditorium, club, etc.

Study Tour- A study tour should be conducted during the semester as per the requirement of design studio/ exercise.


Introduction to need and relevance of Working Drawing set and municipal drawings and their comparison to presentation drawing. Preparation of corporation drawing: Check list as a guide for information in a municipal drawing. Introduction to various components and their precise function in a set of working drawing. Preparation of check list as guide for list of working drawing. Method of representing various contents and specific information in working drawing. Preparation of details for various building units.

Time problem for specified building units (manually or on computer).

Note: Sessional shall be presented in form of full set of presentation, municipal and working drawings


I.S. Structural section, study of steel tables, steel joints and connections. Tension members: single and built up sections, beams and built up, plate girders. Compression members: Single and built up sections.

Design of column bases (slab base and gusseted base) and grillage foundation. Design of roof trusses includes design using tubular sections.


This course is intended to understand the implication of energy in building design: Types of energy, energy sources, energy requirements in buildings. Building design in response to various climates and its impact upon requirements of energy in building. Study of basic principles, techniques and tools. Methods of energy conservation through passive cooling, heating and ventilation systems. Study of works of various Architects in this area through history. Implication of above in design of energy conscious buildings. Introduction to ECBC, GRIHA, LEEDS, etc., simulation techniques and their applications.

Note: Sessionals shall be done in the form of technical reports and drawing forms.


This course is intended to integrate the knowledge of electrical services in buildings and broadly comprises of: Introduction to electrical energy, basic definitions and related theorems to understand distribution of electrical energy Assessment of electricity requirements in buildings, study of fittings and accessories used in electrical system Systematic diagrams for electricity distribution, different types of wiring, various circuit diagrams for bedroom lighting, staircase lighting etc. Internal and external

illumination- definitions, direct, indirect and semi-direct lighting, types of luminaries, reflectors, application of lighting study for street lighting, factory lighting, domestic and commercial buildings

Study of electrical services for special buildings like exhibitions, cinemas, stadium etc.

Note: Sessionals shall be done in the form of reports and project drawings.


This course is intended to integrate the knowledge of mechanical services in buildings. Introduction of mechanical services, it‘s internal and external components, their functions and principles of air- conditioning. Air- conditioning methods , equipments and ducting: their space requirements and placements. L.P.G / Bio-gas installations, their location and layouts in residential and non- residential buildings. Vertical transportation ; lifts, moving walkways and escalators, their layouts. Fire escape staircases and fire fighting equipments/ alarms- their spatial requirements and locations.

Note: Sessional shall be done in the form of reports and project drawings.


Introduction to Policies, Act, Regulations and Building Byelaws, their need and relevance, Detailed study of Town planning Act since pre independence period, details of agencies for making Town planning Acts and Regulations, Role of Master plan in the development process of cities in context of land and building developments byelaws and rules Detailed study of National Building Code and Building Byelaws framed by various agencies Administrative and financial set ups and power of various regulatory agencies involved in making Building laws, method of enforcement, monitoring and relevant civil laws for legal application

Procedural method for use of Acts and byelaws for land development and building design and execution process

Note: Sessional will be submitted in the form of Seminar and term papers. Sessional shall be in the form of case studies and reports.


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