NIT Raipur VIII Sem Architecture Syllabus
NIT-RAIPUR SYLLABUS FOR FIVE YEARS B.ARCH. DEGREE COURSE
Subject:- Professional Practice
|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.
|Code of professional conduct.|
Condition of engagement and scale of professional fees.
Copyright Act as applicable to architectural work.
|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.
|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.
|Introduction to Valuation.|
Role of Valuers
Types , methods and importance of valuation
Subject:- Sustainable Architecture
|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.
|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.
|Sustainable and conservation practices|
Solid waste treatment,
Economics and management.
Low energy design,
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.
|Case studies on specific contemporary sustainable architecture examples in India and abroad|
Subject:- Environmental Planning
|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.
Evaluation of factors, planning measures and legal tools to control:
Noise pollution, etc
|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.
|ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT TOOLS|
Advanced techniques and tools for predicting environmental constraints.
Importance and methods of Environmental impact assessment.
Various international summits
National and international examples and awareness programs.
Subject:- Construction Management
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.
Phasing of activities,
Project control, reviewing, updating and monitoring,
Modern management concepts.
|Project Assessment & project cost jobs size, divisions of responsibilities, liason with owners and their representatives, feasibility study, project report, construction-financing facilities etc.|
Conditions of contract, their application, quality and quantity controls, time and cash contract, recording, checking and certifying with coordination of all building activities.
C.P.M. P.E.R.T. & other one-dimensional techniques for project planning scheduling and control.
Subject:- Modular Cordination & Industrilized Building
|Development of Modular Architecture:|
Development of theories of modular architecture.
Advantages, scope and limitations of modular architecture.
|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.
|Modular Architecture and Co-ordination:|
Basic management policies in modular co-ordination.
Prefabricated structures: their uses with examples and techniques of constructions.
|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.
|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
Introduction & Origins of the Intelligent Buildings Concept.
Definition and characteristics of Intelligent Buildings with brief history and contemporary concept.
Study of Concepts of Management of facilities,
Importance and study of planning and operational techniques for facility management.
various models of Building Intelligence.
Demands on building and services,
Study of development of Computer Integrated Building from single function systems to integrated solutions.
Use of building intelligence in energy management.
|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.
|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
|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
|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.
|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.
|Principles and design philosophy of history of landscape architecture|
th century – Brownian
th century – Botanical gardens.
Contemporary Landscape Architecture.
|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.|