NIT Raipur VII Sem Architecture Syllabus

NIT-RAIPUR

SYLLABUS FOR FIVE YEARS B.ARCH DEGREE COURSE

Subject:- Architecture Design-VII

1. In the design studio stress shall be given on building design with use of modern technology. Multi-storeyed building with use of lifts, escalators, air conditioning etc. Stress is also to be given on detailing of the services, parking and fire fighting.

2. Problem should be of different nature in terms of scale, site potentials and constraints. E.g. Factories, Film Studios, Computer Centres, Hotel, Multi-storeyed offices, Apartments. Commercial Centres etc.

Two time problems, in addition to regular studio assignment shall be given.

Note:

Submission of the Sessional will be in the form of drawings and models along with Technical report for the design dealt. The evaluation shall be done in intermediate reviews consisting of internal and external experts. There should be regular site visits to buildings, dealt in studio problems, so as to document them with the help of photographs, slides, videocassettes etc.

 

 

Subject:- Building Construction & Technology-VII

UNIT 1

 

Shop fronts, including interior of shops for storage, display etc.

 

UNIT 2

 

Suspended ceilings and false flooring for services.

 

UNIT 3

 

Partitions and screens.

 

UNIT 4

 

Wall panelling, sound proof construction including various types of materials and construction details. Various interior and exterior surface treatments such as cladding, lining, rendering etc.

 

UNIT 5

 

Design details of different types of counters for various shops, banks, post offices, jewellers store, general merchandise shops, bar counters etc.

 

 

 

 

 

Subject:- Advanced Structure Design & Systems

UNIT 1

 

Design of combined footings (rectangular).

 

UNIT 2

 

Design of flat slab.

 

UNIT 3

 

Design of column (Biaxial bending) (By using S.P.16).

 

UNIT 4

 

Design of beam curved in plan.

 

UNIT 5

 

Detailing of Earthquake Resistance construction

Introduction

Cyclic behaviour of concrete and reinforcement

Significance of ductility

Ductility of beam

Design for ductility

Detailing for ductility

 

 

 

 

Subject:- Town planning & landscape

UNIT 1

 

Principles of Planning:

 

Types of planning

Elements of planning

Surveys

Landuses

Character

Densities.

UNIT 2

 

Introduction to planning processes

 

Zoning, zoning regulations

Site planning.

Types of plans- development plans, action plans, structure plans,

Planning process

Master plan (Development plan) and its components

UNIT 3

 

Planning techniques and theories:

 

Approaches to physical planning

Internal structures of town. Inner city development.

Various theories of planning like landuse theory, exploratory theories, speculative theories etc.

Systems approach, mixed scanning approach, choice theory.

UNIT 4

 

Other aspects of planning:

 

Introduction to housing – typology, standards, infrastructure and policies.

Introduction to transport planning – Network characteristics, Intersections, design of roads, survey methods.

Legal aspects of planning

police power, eminent domain, development controls, Urban local bodies, specific Acts like Land Ceiling (and Regulation), Land acquisition act. Various policies and programs of State and Central Government.

UNIT 5

 

Landscape Planning:

 

Brief introduction to landscape architecture

Role of landscape planning

Landscape as a tool in planning

Environmental consideration in landscape planning

Hierarchy of open spaces

Social forestry.

 

 

 

 

Subject:- Project Introduction

UNIT 1

 

Definition:

 

What is research – formation of hypothesis?

Types of research.

Social research vis-à-vis architectural research.

UNIT 2

 

Formation of research methodology:

 

Formation of goal.

Formation of scope and limitation.

Data collection – process and methods.

Analysis – statistical and other.

Output of research.

UNIT 3

 

Various types of Architectural researches:

 

Interpretive historical research.

Qualitative research.

Co-relational research.

Experimental and quari-experimental research.

Simulation and modeling research.

Logical argumentation.

Case studies and combined strategies.

UNIT 4

 

Report writing:

 

Styles.

Salient features.

Bibliography writing

Citation, etc.

UNIT 5

 

Dissertation on Thesis:

 

The objective of introducing dissertation is to develop the research aptitude and its presentation in the form of seminar. The work shall be done on any topic known theories, established practices etc related to the field of architecture. It is advisable that the selected topic may have relevance with the proposed topic of thesis.

 

 

 

 

Subject:- Urban Design

UNIT 1

 

Introduction to the role and scope of Urban Design:

 

Introduction: Relationship with architecture and Town Planning.

Determinants and factors of urban forms such as landform, climate, symbolism, activity patterns, socio-cultural factors, materials, techniques and other contextual factors. Case examples from various periods in history and different parts of the world.

UNIT 2

 

Vocabulary of Urban Design

 

Vocabulary of Urban Design, Urban Patterns, Grain, fabric, texture, Density etc,

Concepts of Imageability. Elements of the city’s image, paths, nodes, landmarks, edges, districts, focal point, vista etc. — their characteristics, role and interrelationship. Visual survey.

Concept of sense of place and space, division of space, sequence of spaces.

Barrier free design

UNIT 3

 

Visual Composition

 

Principles of visual composition; proportion, scale, rhythm, symmetry, harmony, datum, balance, form, colour, texture etc.

Designing parts of the city: Systems of communication and utility, visual expression, accent and contrast, urban character, landscape features etc.

Figure-background relationship

UNIT 4

 

Urban spaces

 

Types of urban spaces, streets, square, precinct, piazza, mall etc.

Various elements of urban spaces through history. Role of public places in the contemporary city.

Design principles, scale and enclosure

Case studies of well known urban spaces from various periods of history to illustrate their design and performance aspects.

Concept of spaces and structures as examples of Public Arts.

UNIT 5

 

Urban design legislation and Urban Renewal

 

Role of legislation and controls in the built environment.

Analysis of Urban Legislations of Delhi, Mumbai etc. Role of Urban Arts Commission.

Aesthetical Legislations, Case examples of aesthetic controls in various cities, etc. their basis, characteristics and problems of implementation and enforcement.

Introduction to Urban Heritage, Urban conservation, Urban renewal practices.

 

 

 

 

Subject:- Architectural Conservation

UNIT 1

 

History and modes of architectural conservation

 

Definition

Importance & need of conservation.

Various aspects of conservation of natural and manmade environment.

Classification of conservation — cultural, historical, urban areas.

UNIT 2

 

Process of Conservation

 

Listing and documentation, its importance and methods.

Measures of conservation i.e. protection, maintenance, restoration, reconstruction, adoption and adaptation.

Various methods applied for conservation of architectural buildings with examples.

UNIT 3

 

Cultural Heritage

 

Concept of heritage structures

Various methods adopted for conservation of heritage structures in India and Abroad.

Theories of identification and conservation of heritage structures.

UNIT 4

 

Conservation management

 

Methodologies to be adopted for conservation management.

Case studies in conservation related to adoptive reuse, building in context, preservation, urban conservation.

UNIT 5

 

Conservation Legislations:

 

Study of various charters, Acts relation to conservation of heritage structures.

Role of INTACH, UNESCO, ICOMOS, ASI, and other organizations.

Various methods/legislations adopted for encouraging conservation.

 

 

 

Subject:- Housing

UNIT 1

 

Introduction:

 

Introduction to housing, Housing terminology, standards, scope, Housing typology (construction and economic considerations)

Housing Infrastructure.

Housing at micro to macro level.

UNIT 2

 

Housing scenario:

 

Need of housing in Indian and Global context,

Housing scenario in Indian context, Housing shortage in urban and rural areas.

Slums and squatters, Informal housing.

Affordable housing, Core housing, Community housing, Industrial housing.

Low-rise high density, High-rise low density, High-rise high density housing

UNIT 3

 

Housing Strategies

 

Government housing strategies

Housing survey, methodologies and inferences.

Study of housing density, legislation and byelaws.

UNIT 4

 

Housing Policies

 

Framing housing policy for a proposed scheme with consideration to nature of development.

National and State Housing policies.

Systems approach to housing.

Environmental consideration, housing for disaster prone areas.

UNIT 5

 

Housing finance:

 

Role of financial institutions

Co-operative housing schemes

Gramin Bank Model

Government measures for slum upgradation and rehabilitation.

 

 

 

 

Subject:- Interior Design

UNIT I

 

Introduction

 

Understanding the role of interior design in total design process.

Procedure of Interior design.

Impact of the interior space on human psychology and behavior.

Historical background of interior design on global level.

UNIT II

 

Elements and components of interior design

 

Study of considerations for interior design such as Space, planes, Form, Color, texture.

Abstract and formal configuration, geometrical disciplines, visual controls, illusions with their separate and combined impact.

Generating character in interiors through use of materials, colors, styles etc.

Principles of space planning through Orientation, Privacy, Grouping, Flexibility, Circulation, Furniture arrangements, etc.

UNIT III

 

Materials in interior:

 

Surfaces, viz. walls, floor , ceilings etc.

Furniture, lose and built-in.

Upholstery, drapery.

Rugs ,carpets and other floor coverings.

Water bodies, planters and plantation.

Decorative features like paintings, sculptures.

UNIT IV

 

Services in interior design:

 

Impact of elements used for thermal comfort,

Electrical wiring system and fixtures

Acoustical treatment in interiors and their role in design,

Illumination, light sources and fixtures,

Building services etc and design measures to handle them.

UNIT V

 

Design scheme:

 

Complete design scheme of interiors for spaces having different uses and requirements such as Reception halls, Waiting lounges, Restaurants, foyers, Drawing halls, Offices, Residential spaces, Exhibition halls, Hotels, Theatres, Assembly Halls etc.

NIT Raipur VII Sem Architecture Syllabus

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