NIT Raipur VIII Sem Architecture Syllabus

NIT-RAIPUR SYLLABUS FOR FIVE YEARS B.ARCH. DEGREE COURSE

Subject:- Professional Practice

UNIT 1

 

Profession vocation, trade union vis-à-vis professional activities, social obligations of profession, architectural professional association in its role and responsibilities.

Architects Act 1972/87. Council of Architecture, its role and responsibilities.

UNIT 2

 

Code of professional conduct.

Condition of engagement and scale of professional fees.

Copyright Act as applicable to architectural work.

Architectural competitions.

UNIT 3

 

Concept of Contract.

Duties and liabilities of architects, duties and liabilities of contractors.

Articles of agreement, execution of works and payments.

Arbitration, the Act, its applications, and its scope.

Laws pertaining to property matters like Right of easements, passage, ancient light etc.

UNIT 4

 

Tenders types and the process of calling, security and selection system.

Pre- Tender qualifications and registration of contracts.

Office organizations and management, expense, structure, salaries and overheads.

Role of design staff and supporting managerial staff; Personal management and training responsibilities.

UNIT 5

 

Introduction to Valuation.

Role of Valuers

Types , methods and importance of valuation

 

 

 

 

Subject:- Sustainable Architecture

 

UNIT 1

 

Introduction to sustainability

 

Introduction to the ideas, issues and concepts of sustainable Architecture,

Global environment and the built environment,

Principles of environmentally and ecologically supportive architecture.

UNIT 2

 

Study of sustainable practices

 

Study of sustainable architecture through traditional practices

Use of energy, materials, health and global environment as related to the construction and operation of buildings.

UNIT 3

 

Sustainable and conservation practices

 

Water conservation,

Sewerage treatment,

Solid waste treatment,

Economics and management.

UNIT 4

 

Energy systems

 

Low energy design,

Hybrid systems,

Modelling and simulation of energy systems,

Integration of PV and wind systems in the building, wind solar and other renewable energy systems,

Solar thermal applications for heating and cooling

Self Electricity generation in buildings.

UNIT 5

 

Case studies on specific contemporary sustainable architecture examples in India and abroad

 

 

 

 

 

Subject:- Environmental Planning

 

UNIT 1

 

FACTORS AND PARAMETERS

 

Elements of environmental planning.

Area of environmental planning assessment.

Sustainable human development.

Main spheres of environmental planning ie bio physical environment, socio economic environment and built environment etc.

UNIT 2

 

ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY

 

Evaluation of factors, planning measures and legal tools to control:

Air pollution,

Water pollution,

land Pollution

Noise pollution, etc

UNIT 3

 

ENVIRONMENTAL POLICIES AND LEGISLATION

 

The wild life (protection) act

The air act

The Water act 1974

The forest conservation act

The environmental protection act

Notification on coastal regulation zone

Worlds summits to safeguard the environment and

Different energy audits like RT2000,basix,leed,griha etc.

UNIT 4

 

ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT TOOLS

 

Advanced techniques and tools for predicting environmental constraints.

Importance and methods of Environmental impact assessment.

UNIT 5

 

CASE STUDIES

 

Various international summits

National and international examples and awareness programs.

 

 

 

Subject:- Construction Management

 

UNIT 1

 

Introduction:

 

Introduction to project management concepts, objectives, goals and different aspects of management.

Traditional management system.

Gantt’s approach, bar charts, project programming, time estimates etc.

UNIT 2

 

Project programming,

Resource balancing,

Phasing of activities,

Programme scheduling,

Project control, reviewing, updating and monitoring,

Modern management concepts.

UNIT 3

 

Project Assessment & project cost jobs size, divisions of responsibilities, liason with owners and their representatives, feasibility study, project report, construction-financing facilities etc.
UNIT 4

 

Construction Management:

 

Conditions of contract, their application, quality and quantity controls, time and cash contract, recording, checking and certifying with coordination of all building activities.

UNIT 5

 

Project monitoring:

 

C.P.M. P.E.R.T. & other one-dimensional techniques for project planning scheduling and control.

 

 

 

 

Subject:- Modular Cordination & Industrilized Building

 

UNIT 1

 

Development of Modular Architecture:

 

Development of theories of modular architecture.

Advantages, scope and limitations of modular architecture.

UNIT 2

 

Introduction to Modular Systems:

 

Various elements of buildings that could be modular walls, roofs, doors and windows, partitions, etc.

Various materials used in modular architecture.

Pre-stressed and post-tensioned modular systems.

UNIT 3

 

Modular Architecture and Co-ordination:

 

Basic management policies in modular co-ordination.

Prefabricated structures: their uses with examples and techniques of constructions.

UNIT 4

 

Introduction & origins of the Industrialised Concept:

 

Definition of Industrialisation.

Study of historical background of industrialized building in other countries.

The Indian experience.

Study of CBRI and SERC works.

Use of latest construction techniques like Tunnel form system, Triple S System, etc.

UNIT 5

 

Aspects of industrialisation:

 

Case Studies of Industrialised Buildings in India and abroad.

Scope & limitations on applicability in industrial housing etc.

Socio-economic situations, spatial requirements.

Application of Industrialisation in Mass Housing.

 

 

Subject:- Intelligent Building

UNIT 1

 

Introduction

 

Introduction & Origins of the Intelligent Buildings Concept.

Definition and characteristics of Intelligent Buildings with brief history and contemporary concept.

Automated buildings,

Responsive buildings.

UNIT 2

 

Facility Management

 

Study of Concepts of Management of facilities,

Importance and study of planning and operational techniques for facility management.

various models of Building Intelligence.

UNIT 3

 

Services

 

Demands on building and services,

Control systems,

Study of development of Computer Integrated Building from single function systems to integrated solutions.

Use of building intelligence in energy management.

UNIT 4

 

Key Issues for Intelligent Buildings

 

Multiple activity settings,

Generic analysis of space utilization.

Models for shared space use.

The development of briefing process including design activity and building elements, life cycles, Coordination between life cycle, building technologies.

Study of issues related to site, shell, skin, services and technology.

UNIT 5

 

Intelligent design and construction

 

Effective Space utilisation,

Expectations of user, effective communication of architectural concepts to user, Locating people and information,

Introduction to building efficiency with respect to life cycle costs.

 

 

 

Subject:- Landscape Design

 

UNIT 1

 

Definition of landscape its scope and importance in architecture

Planning levels of landscape planning (micro to macro level).

Role of Landscape Architecture in Sustainable Development

UNIT 2

 

Landscape design process, information needed for landscape survey.

Land, water & plants as landscape elements, their functional & aesthetical considerations in landscape design.

Man made elements in landscape design-lamp posts, sign boards, garbage bins, fences etc.

UNIT 3

 

Plantation – Understanding plant material as a design tool.

Design characteristics of plants, selection of plant materials for roof gardens, atriums, avenues, road side plantation, court yards, parking areas, near water bodies, indoor areas, etc. gardening notes including study of soil, fertilizers etc.

UNIT 4

 

Principles and design philosophy of history of landscape architecture

Mughal

Japanese gardens

Renaissance

18

th century – Brownian

19

th century – Botanical gardens.

Dutch Landscape

English Landscape.

Contemporary Landscape Architecture.

UNIT 5

 

Complete landscape design schemes for situations ranging from residential landscape to settlements considering all the above aspects along with land grading, grading process & methods of estimating earth volumes, slopes for various outdoor functional activities, surface runoff calculations & design of surface drainage system, treatment of ground surfaces, kinds of paving materials, etc.

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