Quick Links

 

COURSE CONTENTS

 

UNDERGRADUATE CORE (UC)


DEPARTMENTAL CORE (DC)

 

 

ARL 101 CONSTRUCTION-I (2-0-0-4)


Pre-requisite: Nil

Contents

Introduction to building construction. Understanding relationship between architectural design, building construction, building materials, etc. Objective of the course is to learn in progression various construction systems,from simple building construction techniques to comprehensive, complex construction methods. Emphasis shall beon reasoning and analysis while acquainting the students with different building elements. The course shall aim at building a strong sense of visualization to enable students to evolve, apply altemative materials and methods of construction.

General idea of load transmission in load bearing & frame structures. their advantages, disadvantages and suitability.

Various types of load bearing and framed structures, their advantages, disadvantages and suitability.
Introduction to various types of foundations & elements of building from foundation to roof.

Simple foundation for load bearing walls in stone and brick, Plinth filling, steps, etc.

Various types of construction & Standard terms in brick and stone masonry.

English, Flemish, local bonds, piers, types of stone walls, composite and curved walls, lintels and arches,copings etc

Site visits for on-site studies.

Sessional work: Notes, site visit reports, market survey and tests.

Reference Books

1.Construction of Building, By R. Barry, Orient Longman lid.

2.Building Construction Handbook, By R. Chudley, British library cataloguing,

3.Building Construction IlIustrayed, By Francis DK Ching, Van Nostrand Reinhold Ltd.

4.Building Construction, By S.C. Rangwala, Charotar Publishing House.

5.Building Construction, By B.C. Punmia, Laxmi Publications Pv1. Ltd.

 

 

ARL 102 HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE-I (2-0-0-4)

Pre-requisite: Nil

Contents

Introduction to evolution of built form design as a result of socio cultural, physical, technological factors manifested in design attitudes during various phases in history.

Study of spatial order, structural, constructional and material order, manner of articulation, symbols, and meanings, as these evolved in time and space. Comparative study of building typologies in vernacular and monumental architecture in the different periods of history.

· Understanding of the causative forces - the cultures, history, socio religious practices and institution, political and economic conditions, issues of land, climate and technology.

· Study of architectural developments in India from Indus valley culture to rise, spread & decline of Buddhism &Jainism.

· Evolution of Hindu Temple: Gupta,Aihole, Badami, Pattadakkal, Mahabalipuram Indo Aryan Style:

· Orrisa, Khajuraho, Gujarah, Rajasthan.

· Dravidian Style: Chola, Chalukyan, Pandya, Pallava, Vijaynagar, Mudurai. Revival Hindu architeclure of South India at Vijaynagar and Madurai

·Comparisons to Mesopotamia, Egypt in the Middle East, Greece and Rome in Europe, China and Central American civilization - Classical Greek & Roman architecture.

Sessional work:Tests, Seminars and study tours
References:

History of Architecture, By Bannister Fletcher I Percy Brown
History of Architecture, By Satish Grover

History of Architecture, By ChristopherTadgell

History of Architecture&Ancient Building Materials in India, By Satish Chandra.

 

 

ARL 103 BUILDING MATERIALS (2-0-0-4)
Pre-requisite: Nil

Contents

The object of the subject is to make the students aware of various building material used in construction industries and to understand their relationship with architectural design and building construction.

Study of various materials used commonly for building construction in rural & urban areas, with their properties, various types, marketforms available and application in buildings.

Clay products: Classification of bricks, Fire Brick, Fly Ash Bricks, Tiles, Terra-cotta, Earthenware, Porcelain, Stoneware

Stones: Uses of Stones, Qualities of Good Building Stones, Dressing, Common Building Stones of India,Artificial Stone

Cement: Properties, Different Types and Uses in Building

Mortar & Concrete: Composition, Classification and Uses of Mortar, Proportioning Concrete, Curing, and

Types Of Concrete

Glass: Classification with Commercial Forms
Timber: Market Forms & Industrial Timber

Metals: Ferrous & Nonferrous Metals and AllOYS, Commercial Forms

Paints and vamishes: Different types of paints, method of application on different surface

Sessional Work: Tests,Assignments, Site Visit and Market Survey Reports

References:

1.     Building Materials, By Rangwala

2.     Engineering Materials, By R K Rajpoot

3.     Building Materials, By Arora

4.     Engineering Materials by Chaudhary    

5.     Civil Engineers Hand Book by Khanna.

6.     National Building Code.

7.     AoZ Building MaterialsArchitecture by HornbosUe

 

 

AML169  ENGINEERING MECHANICS  [(3-0-0); Credits: 6]

Objective: To introduce basic understanding requirement of structural aspect to engineering structures and to explain effect of forces on various structural elements such as beams, trusses, cables etc.

Co-planer Statics Anxioms of static and basic concepts, law of forces, force system, Resolution and resultant of forces (concurrent parallel and non-concurrent), supports-types and reactions, free body diagram, equilibrium of forces, conditions of equilibrium.

Cables Weightless flexible cables under concentrated loads and uniformly distributed load with level & non-level supports.

Friction Laws of static friction, application to inclined planes and ladder.

Properties of areas Centroid of areas, first and second moments of area about an axis in plane, parallel axis theorem, radius of gyration about an axis.

Pin jointed trusses Solution by method of joints and method of section.

Graphic Statics Force polygon and funicular polygon for coplanar forces. Conditions of equilibrium, reactions at supports of simply supported beams and trusses, centroids of planer bodies, simple trusses – Maxewell diagrams.

REFERENCES:

1.             R.C. Hibbler, “Engineering Mechanics”, Pearson Education, Asia Pvt. Ltd.

2.             J.L. Meriam & L.G. Kraige, “Engineering Mechanics”, John Wiley and Sons.

3.             F.P. Beer & E.R. Johnston, “Vector Mechanics for Engineers”, Tata McGraw Hill.

HUL 179 English (Communication Skills) (3-0-0-6)

Course contents available on webpage of Humanities Department

 

 

ARP 101 CONSTRUCTION STUDIO-I (0-0-2-2)
Pre-requisite: Nil

Contents

Introduction to building construction. Understanding relationship between architectural design, building
construction, building materials, etc. The course shall focus on application of construction theory from Construction
-I, in the form of preparation of Drawings, Plates, etc.

General idea of load transmission in load bearing & frame structures. their advantages, disadvantages and

suitability.

Various types of load bearing and framed structures, their advantages, disadvantages and suitability.
Introduction to various types of foundations & elements of building from foundation to roof.

Simple foundation for load bearing walls in stone and brick, Plinth filling, steps, etc.

Various types of construction & Standard terms in brick and stone masonry.

English, Flemish, local bonds, piers, types of stone walls, composite and curved walls, lintels and arches,
copings etc

Minimum of two site visits for on-site studies.

Sessional work:detail scale drawings on various construction aspects, Plates, notes, site visit reports,

 

 

ARP 104 DESIGN STUDIO-I (0-0-6-6)
Pre-requisite: Nil

Contents

Introduction to architecture. Understanding design and creativity in architecture ,art & crafts. Understanding
relationship between architectural design, visual arts, building construction, Climatology, building materials, etc.

The course shall include elementary design exercises for study and explorations in creation of space using
elements like line, plane, form and their inter-relationship.

Initiation into basic & visual design principles like rhythm, harmony, contrast, balance, symmetry, direction,
scale and proportions. Design aspects and issues like: Sense of enclosure-openness, spatial geometry may be
introduced at later a stage.

Elementary design exercises to understand creation of space & form, using two & three dimensional
compositions/forms.

The course shall involve studies on Anthropometries, ergonomies, understanding basic human activities and
Design of mono-cellular architectural forms shall form the basic level of implementation and exploration for various
design issues.

Sessional work: One design project, along with other tasks and assignments.

Suggested design projects: Kiosk, canteen, gateways, monument, memorial, etc.

Reference Books

1.     Ching, DK Francis. Architecture: Form, Space And Order, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1996.

 

 

ARP 105 GRAPHIC STUDIO -I (0-0-4-4)
Pre-requisite: Nil

Contents

The subject is aimed at developing the drawing skills as tools for creative thinking, visualization,

representation and to understand fundamentals of anchitectural drawing.

Introduction to Architectural Drafting, Letterings, Graphical codes, etc.
Introduction to symbols for various building materials and architectural elements.
Study of scales - Plain and Diagonal.

Orthographic Projections of point, line, planes ,and solids.
Sections and Development of surfaces of simple solids.

Three dimensional representations-isometric, axonometric and oblique view of solids composition and
building.

Sessional work:Plates, sketches and tests.
Reference Books

1.     Perspective & Sciography, By Mulik S. H

2.     Engineering Drawing, By N. D. Bhatta

3.     Engineering Drawing, By Narayanan

4.     Building Drawing, By Shah, Kale & Patki

 

 

ARP 106 VISUAL ARTS STUDIO-I (0-0-4-4)
Pre-requisite: Nil

Contents

The subject is aimed at providing knowledge and understanding of various visual arts and their importance. It
further aims at developing freehand drawing, rendering skills in different mediums and using it as tool for
expression.

Techniques of drawing lines of various gradations, inclination & types.

Free hand line sketching and drawing of natural and man made, indoor and outdoor objects and situations.

Study and classification of colours with different Hues, Values & Shades Colour wheel and colour
composition, properties (visual and psychological) of colour.

Study of shades and shadows, contrast of light and shades etc. Sketching of historic or new buildings of
architectural importance and rendering using different mediums.

Sessional work: Line and rendered sketches, compositions etc. on sketch book, plates of half imperial size,
models, composition s in 3-D using different materials and mediums, 2-D compositions using computers.
Reference Books

1.     Rendering with Pen & Ink, By Gill

2.     Seven lamps of Architecture, By John Ruskin

 

 

ARL 107 CONSTRUCTION-II (2-0-0-4)
Pre-requisite: Nil

Contents

Introduction to building construction. Understanding relationship between architectural design, building
construction, building materials, etc. Objective of the course is to lea m in progression various construction systems,
from simple building construction techniques to comprehensive, complex construction methods. Emphasis shall be
on reasoning and analysis while acquainting the students with different building elements. The course shall aim at
building a strong sense of visualization to enable students to evolve, apply alternative materials and methods of
construction.

Doors - Panelled door in timber, joints in frame, styles, rails, panels, mouldings, fixtures and fastenings.
Windows - Fully glazed window in timber, fixing of glass, double glazing, fixtures and fastenings.

Timber Roofs - General idea of various roofs forms in timber for different spans. General information of timber
trusses, fixing of manglore tiles etc.

Timber floors - General idea of timber floors in relation to spans, load transmission. Jack arch and composite

floors.

Staircase: Principles & components of staircases.

Staircase: Types of staircases, staircase in timber & stone and their types
Site visits for on-site studies.

Sessional work:Notes, site visit reports and market survey and tests.
Reference Books

1.     Construction of Building, By R. Barry, Orient Longman Itd.

2.     Building Construction Handbook, By R. Chudley, British library cataloguing,

3.     Building Construction IlIustrayed, By Francis DK Ching, Van Nostrand Reinhold Ltd.

4.     Building Construction, By S.C. Rangwala, Charotar Publishing House.

5.     Building Construction, By B.C. Punmia, Laxmi Publications Pvt. Ltd.

 

 

AML 281 – STRENGTH OF MATERIALS [(3-0-0); Credits: 6]

Objective: To introduce mechanical properties of materials, concepts of stress & strain and distribution of stresses & deformations.

Simple stresses and strains, stress-strain curves for concrete and steel.

Elastic constants, Poisson’s ratio, Bulk modules, Modulus of rigidity and their inter-relationship.

Temperature stresses and strains.

Hoop stresses: Stresses in thin cylinders.

Bending moment diagram, shear force diagram for simply supported and cantilever beams.

Bending stresses & Shear stresses in rectangular, I & T sections.

Torsion of solid and hollow circular shafts.

References:

1.     Popov, E R. “Engineering Mechanics of solid”, Prentice Hill of India, New Delhi, 2000.

2.     Beer, Johnston, Dewolf. “Mechanics of Materials”, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi, 2008.

3.     Singer, F. L. “Strength of Materials”, Harper Collins Publishers, Singapure, 1987.

4.     Ramamurtham S. “Strength of Materials”, Danpatrai & son, New Delhi, 2000

 

 

ARL 108 HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE-II (3-0-0-6)
Pre-requisite: Nil

Contents

The study of Hindu and Buddhist Architecture proceeds further in the study of influence of Islam. This study
shall be carried out in region/century pattern to acquaint students with Indian Architecture under the influence of
Islam with reference to changing religious, political, climatic conditions with new construction materials and
techniques, newer forms and Architectural features.

·         Byzantine Architecture & Romanesque Architecture

·         Medieval Architecture & Gothic Architecture - Renaissances Architecture.

·         11th Century AD Architectural forms conceived by Qutub Dynasties at Delhi.

·         Development of regional styles noticed in various provinces such as Bengal, Jaunpur, Rajasthan,
Gujarat, Mandu and Central India.

·         Development of architecture under peculiar regional, climatic, physical, politico-social conditions, Influence of Hindu, Buddhist and Persian Architecture with use of local material and craftsmanship.
Study of construction methods and evolution of building forms.

·         Architecture under Mughals - Humayum, Akbar, Shahajahan.

Sessional work:Tests, Seminars and study tours, Documentation of historic structure.
References:

1.     History of Architecture, By Bannister Fletcher / Percy Brown

2.     History of Architecture, By Satish Grover

3.     History of Architecture, By Christopher Tadgell & History of Architecture& Ancient Building Materials in India, By
Satish Chandra.

 

 

ARL 109 THEORY OF DESIGN - I (2-0-0-4)
Pre-requisite: Nil

Contents

To develop the basic understanding of the fundamentals of basic Design.

Principles of Design, elements of Design, definition of Art, Aesthetics, Principles of perception-proximity, similarity,
etc.

Analysis and appreciation of 2-D and 3-D compositions.

Through lectures, Seminars, assignments, illustrations and demonstrations.
Sessional work: Tests, Seminars and Assignments

References:

1.     Ching, OK Francis.Architecture: Form, Space And Order, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1996.

2.     Pattern language, by Christopher Alexander.

3.     Design Fundamentals of Architecture, By V.S. Panmar

 

 

ARP 107 CONSTRUCTION STUDIO - II (0-0-2-2)
Pre-requisite: Nil

Contents

Introduction to building construction. Understanding relationship between architectural design, building
construction, building materials, etc. The course shall focus on application of construction theory from Construction

- II, in the form of preparation of Drawings, Plates, etc.              

Doors - Panelled door in timber, joints in frame, styles, rails, panels, mouldings, fixtures and fastenings.
Windows - Fully glazed window in timber, fixing of glass, double glazing, fixtures and fastenings.

Timber Roofs - General idea of various roofs forms in timber for different spans. General infonmation of timber
trusses, fixing of manglore tiles etc.

Timber floors - General idea of timber floors in relation to spans, load transmission. Jack arch and composite

floors.

Staircase: Principles & components of staircases.

Staircase: Types of staircases, staircase in timber & stone and theirtypes
Minimum of two site visits for on-site studies.

Sessional work:Plates, notes, site visit reports and market survey and tests.

 

 

ARP 109 DESIGN STUDIO – II  (0-0·4·4)
Pre-requisite: Nil

Contents

Understanding design and creativity in architecture ,art & crafts. Understanding relationship between
architectural design, visual arts, building construction, climatology, building materials, etc.

Introduction to creation & use of multiple (multi-cellular) enclosures, forms/spaces in design. Introduction to
basic order and organization in architectural form, its meaning in design (from part to a whole).

Design exercises to understand creation of space & form, using two & three dimensional
compositions/forms.

Concept of circulation patterns (single level) for both private and public buildings shall be introduced. The
course shall include studies for understanding programmed human activities(defined functions I activities ), non-
programmed human functions( non defined acts, movement, etc.).

Study of basic & visual design principles like rhythm, harmony, contrast, balance, symmetry, direction, scale
and proportions, shall continue.

Study of material-climate-culture-construction-design relationship in creation of simple multi-cellular
architectural forms.

Design of simple (single level) multi-cellular architectural form, exhibiting use of design aspects like light and
ventilation, scale, and proportions in architectural design.

Sessional work:One design project, along with other design tasks and assignments.
Suggested design projects: Small residence, nursery school, dispensary, etc.
Reference Books

1.     Ching, D.K. Francis.Architecture: Form, Space And Order, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1996.

 

 

ARP 110 GRAPHIC STUDIO - II (0·0·2·2)
Pre-requisite: Nil

Contents

Developing the drawing skills as tools to design thinking, visualization, representation and to understand
fundamentals of architectural drawing.

Introduction to Perspective and Scio-graphy.
Perspective & Scio-graphy of simple objects

Sessional work:Plates, sketches and tests.

Reference Books

1.     Perspective & Sciography, By Mulik S. H

2.     Engineering Drawing, By N. D. Bhatta

3.     Engineering Drawing, By Narayanan

4.     Building Drawing, By Shah, Kale & Patk

 

 

ARP 111 VISUAL ART STUDIO- II (0·0-4·4)
Pre-requisite: Nil

Contents

Subject is aimed at providing knowledge and understanding of various visual arts and its importance. It
further aims at developing the freehand drawing and rendering skills in different medium and using it as tool for
architectural expression.

Brief historical review of development of fine arts (visual and performing arts)

Introduction to famous works of art, photography and sculpture by the artists famous in India and abroad. (

use of audio and visual equipment for explanation)

Interdependency of visual arts, crafts, Architecture, Painting and Sculpture.
Principles of visual arts.

Study of visual properties of two-dimensional forms of both geometric and non-geometric surfaces and
visual texture, optical illusion etc.

Sessional work:Line and rendered sketches, compositions etc. on sketch book, plates of half imperial size,
models, compositions in 3-D using different materials and mediums, 2-D compositions using computers.
Reference Books

1.     Rendering with Pen & Ink, By Gill

2.     Seven lamps of Architecture, By John Ruskin

 

 

ARP 112 MODELLING WORKSHOP (0-0-4-4)
Pre-requisite: Nil

Contents

Types of timber and their identification, detection of faults and uses of timber, Carpenter's tools used for
sawing, planing, shaping etc. making of selected joints, polishing etc.

Introduction of carpentary instruments, their uses and applications,

Names and uses of different kinds of tools used for cutting, drilling, grinding, slotting, shaping, bending and
measuring instruments, care and maintenance practices in chipping, filing ,scraping and fitting etc.

Sessional work:Practicals and job work

 

 

ARL 201 CONSTRUCTION-Ill (2-0-0-4)
Pre-requisite: Nil

Contents

Introduction to building construction, Understanding relationship between architectural design, building
construction, building materials, Climatology, etc. Objective of the course is to learn in progression various
construction systems, from simple building construction techniques to comprehensive, complex construction
methods, Emphasis shall be on reasoning and analysis while acquainting the students with different building
elements, The course shall aim at building a strong sense of visualization to enable students to evolve, apply
alternative materials and methods of construction,

R.C.C: Introduction to RCC, Its potential & applications, Typical details for RC,C, Columns, Footings,

Lintels, Beams Slabs,

R.C.C: Chajjas, Balconies, Canopies, Fins, Parapets etc.

R.C.C: RC,C, roofing types: Flat slabs (one way & two way), Vaults, domes, Grid slabs

Timber Doors: Design considerations, single and double shutters, partly glazed and partly paneled shutters,
flush shutters, ledged, braced, battened and framed shutters,

Timber Windows: Louvered, centrally pivoted, top hung windows, Side hung, Partly glazed, Fully glazed
window,

Timber partitions: Design considerations, simple partitions, connections with floors, ceilings and walls, partly
paneled and partly glazed, flush, louvered type, corner junctions, access doors etc.

Minimum of two site visits for on-site studies,
Sessional work: Notes, reports etc

Reference books

1.     Construction of Building, By R, Barry, Orient Longman ltd,

2.     Building Construction Handbook, By R Chudley, British library cataloguing,

3.     Building Construction IlIustrayed, By Francis OK Ching, Van Nostrand Reinhold Ltd.

4.     Building Construction, By S,C, Rangwala, Charotar Publishing House,

5.     Building Construction, By B,C. Punmia, Laxmi Publications Pvt. Ltd.

 

 

ARL 202 HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE-Ill (2-0-0-4)
Pre-requisite: Nil

Contents

Proceeding further, Colonial Architecture under British, Portuguese and French with reference to industrial

revolution and emergence of new materials and construction techniques shall be studied,

·         British and Portuguese, Dutch and French colonial Architecture

·         Palaces and Fort Architecture in India,

·         Industrial revolution in Europe and emergence of the modern movement. Impact of Industrial
revolution in European on contemporary Indian Architecture,

·         Study of various schools of thoughts, philosophies of modern architects and their impact on
contemporary architecture.

·         Architecture in post independence era, Study of architectural developments at Chandigarh,
Ahmedabad, Delhi and study of important buildings.

·         Contemporary Architecture in India, Study of works of Indian Architects, Currents architectural trends
and approach in Indian context.

Sessional work:Notes, reports, tests, Seminars, etc.
References:

1.     History ofr Architecture, By Bannister Fletcher I Percy Brown

2.     History of Architecture, By Satish Grover

3.     History of Architecture, By Christopher Tadgell

4.     History of Architecture&Ancient Building Materials in India, By Satish Chandra.

 

 

ARL203 BASIC CLIMATOLOGY (2-0-0-4)
Pre-requisite: Nil

Contents

Introduction to climatology. Understanding relationship between architectural design, building construction,
building materials and climatology, etc.

Introduction to climate, weather, earth sun relationship,

Brief study of global climatic zones, climatic behavior, Elements of climate such as temperature,

precipitation, humidity, wind, and solar radialion

Study of solar geometry and solar loads

Shadow formation, sun control and shading devices
Heliodon and its use in laboratory exercise,

Macro and microclimate

Concept of Human comfort,

Principles of Heat Transfer in the Building,

Fundamentals of Air movement around and through the building
Daylight factor,

Study of climatic elements prevailing in tropical and sub tropical zone
Sessional work: Reports, Plates, class tests,

Reference Books

1.     Introduction to building Climatology, Antony Sealey          

2.     Manual of Tropical Housing and Building, O,H. Keonigsberger, T. G.lngersoll, Alan Mayhew, S. V. Szokolay

3.     Climate & Architecture, Jefferey Ellis Aronin

4.     General Climatology, Howard J, Crichfield

5.     Housing, Climate and Comfort, Martin Evans

6.     Tropical Architecture, C, P Kukreja

7.     Man, Climate and Architecture, B. Givoni

8.     Solar Control and shading Devices, Olgyay and Olgyay

9.     Climatological and Solar Data for India, CBRI Publication Roorkee

ARP 201 CONSTRUCTION STUDIO-Ill (0-0-2-2)
Pre-requisite: Nil

Contents

Introduction to building construction. Understanding relationship between architectural design, building
construction, building materials, etc. The course shall focus on application of construction theory from Construction
-lll, in the form of preparation of Drawings, Plates, etc.

R C, C: Introduction to RCC, Its potential & applications, Typical details for R.C.C, Columns, Foolings,
Lintels, Beams Slabs.

R.C.C: Chajjas, Balconies, Canopies, Fins, Parapets etc.

R.C.C: R.C.C. roofing types: Flat slabs (one way & two way), Vaults, domes, Grid slabs

Timber Doors: Design considerations, single and double shutters, partly glazed and partly paneled shutters,
flush shutters, ledged, braced, battened and framed shutters.

Timber Windows: Louvered, centrally pivoted, top hung windows, Side hung, Partly glazed, Fully glazed
window.

Timber partitions: Design considerations, simple partitions, connections with floors, ceilings and walls, partly
paneled and partly glazed, flush, louvered type, corner junctions, access doors etc.

Minimum of two site visits for on-site studies.

Sessional work:Plates, notes, reports etc

ARP 204 DESIGN STUDIO·III (0·0·6·6)
Pre-requisite: Nil

Contents

Understanding inter- relationship between architectural design, visual arts, building construction,
climatology, building materials, structure, etc

The course for the semester shall include design studies for increased understanding of programmed human
activities (defined functions I activities), non-programmed human functions( non defined acts, movement, etc.).

Design studies and explorations in understanding of complex architectural spaces and forms shall continue.

Creation of architectural compositions I forms exhibiting use of principles of massing, use of voids, semi-enclosed
spaces, etc. Study and explorations in architectural masses, volumes, their applicability and meaning in design.

Introduction to architectural relationships between various part/component spaces & forms and their
integration into a unified holistic design. Understanding of basic order and organization in architectural form, its
meaning in design shall be further developed.

Concept of circulation patterns (multi-level) for both private and public buildings shall be developed. Use of
staircase and other means of vertical movement.

Study & design of various methods for effecting natural light, ventilation, to be introduced

Study of material-climate-culture-construction-design relationship in creation of simple multi-cellular
architectural forms shall culminate in design of simple (muiti-level) multi-cellular architectural form.

Sessional work:One design project, along with other design tasks and assignments.

Suggested design projects: school, hostel, library, residence, etc.

Reference books                

1.     Antoniades, C. Anthony: Epic Space: Towards roots of Western Architecture.

2.     Ching, D.K. Francis Architecture: Form, Space And Order, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1996.

ARP 205 GRAPHIC STUDIO - III (0-0-4-4)
Pre-requisite: Nil

Contents

Development of drawing skills as tools to design thinking, visualization, representation and to understand
fundamentals of architectural drawing.

A principle of conventional angle of light and its rays acting as a projector to cast a shadow on simple
geometrical object including shadow cast partly on horizontal and vertical plane.

Study of combination of solids casting or receiving shades and shadows.

Sections and Development of surfaces of complex solids.

Interpenetration of solids.

Sessional work:Plates and tests on above.
Reference Books

1.     Perspective & Sciography, By Mulik S.H.

2.     Engineering Drawing, By N.D. Bhatta

3.     Engineering Drawing, By Narayanan

4.     Building Drawing, By Shah, Kale & Patk

ARL 206 CONSTRUCTION - IV (2-0-0-4)
Pre-requisite: Nil

Contents

Introduction to building construction. Understanding relationship between architectural design, building
construction, building materials, etc.

Objective of the course is to learn in progression various construction systems, from simple building
construction techniques to comprehensive, complex construction methods. Emphasis shall be on reasoning and
analysis while acquainting the students with different building elements. The course shall aim at building a strong
sense of visualization to enable students to evolve, apply alternative materials and methods of construction.

Steel Roofing: Simple ridge roof trusses for various spans, design considerations, advantages, connections
of various members supported on RC.C. columns, Brick piers, fixing of G.I and A.C. and Aluminium sheets, gutter
types, wind bracing etc.

Steel North Light Roofing System: North light steel trusses, Connections, Gutters, Patented glazing etc.
Steel Monitor roofs: On steel stanchions, connections, Gutters, Patented glazing etc.

Steel doors: Steel doors with reference to BIS, methods of fixing and glazing, fixtures and fastenings,
windows with M.S./T.W.surround, pressed metal frames for doors

Metal Casement: Steel windows with reference to BIS, methods of fixing and glazing, fixtures and fastenings,
windows with M.S./T.W.surround, pressed metal frames for windows.

Minimum of two site visits for on-site studies.

Sessional work:Plates, notes, reports, etc.
Reference Books

1.     Construction of Building, By R Barry, Orient Longman ltd.

2.     Building Construction Handbook, By R Chudley, British library cataloguing,

3.     Building Construction IIlustrayed, By Francis OX Ching, Van Nostrand Reinhold Ltd.

4.     Building Construction, By S.C. Rangwala, Charotar Publishing House,

5.     Building Construction, By B.C. Punmia, Laxmi Publications Pvt. Ltd.

ARL 207 THEORY OF DESIGN - 11 (2-0-0-4)
Pre-requisite: ARL 109

Content

To enable the students to develop an understanding of basic design elements and forms as a basis for
subsequent architectural design.

Relationship between basic design and architectural design, comprehensive understanding of space, form,
order and design.

Study of space, its scale, proportions and form, conception and space breaking through compositions and
models in different media and materials.

Ordering principles and their application in building through exercises in design of murals, screens and voids
in walls.

Three dimensional organization of a variety offorms to create built forms, importance of shades and shadows
in the entire composition, layout of repetitive units within a site to create interesting and functional compositions.
Sessional work: Tests, Seminars and Assignments

References Books

1.     Ching, D.K. Francis Architecture: Form, Space And Order, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1996.

2.     Pattern language, by Christopher Alexander.

3.     Design Fundamentals of Architecture, By V. S. Parmar

ARL 208 CLIMATE RESPONSIVE ARCHITECTURE (3-0-0-6)
Pre-requisite: ARL 203

Contents

Methods of application of basic climatology for designing buildings in different climatic conditions,
Study of aspects of natural ventilation and air movement,

Day lighting techniques,

Study of passive cooling techniques and techniques of solar radiation control,

Energy conservation through building design and techniques of reducing solar heat gain in low rise &high rise

buildings               .

Introduction to climatic considerations in site analysis and site planning

Study of architectural examples through the history- TraditionalNemacular as well as Contemporary (from
various climate types)

Sessional work:Case study, Reports
Reference Books

1.     Introduction to building Climatology, Antony Sealey

2.     Manual of Tropical Housing and Building, O.H. Keonigsberger, T. G.lngersoll,Alan Mayhew, S. V Szokolay

3.     Climate & Architecture, Jefferey Ellis Aronin

4.     General Climatology, Howard J. Crichfield

5.     Housing, Climate and Comfort, Martin Evans

6.     Tropical Architecture, C. P. Kukreja

7.     Man, Climate and Architecture, B. Givoni

8.     Solar Control and shading Devices, Olgyay and Olgyay

9.     Climatological and Solar Data for India, CBRI Publication Roorkee

ARP 206 CONSTRUCTION STUDIO-IV (0-0-2-2)
Pre-requisite: Nil

Contents

Introduction to building construction. Understanding relationship between architectural design, building
construction, building materials, etc. The course shall focus on application of construction theory from Construction
-IV, in the form of preparation of Drawings, Plates, etc.

Steel Roofing: Simple ridge roof trusses for various spans, design considerations, advantages, connections
of various members supported on R.C.C. columns. Brick piers, fixing of G.I and A.C. and Aluminium sheets, gutter
types, wind bracing etc.

Steel North light Roofing Systems: Steel Roofing: North light steel trusses, Connections, Gutters, Pat e n t e d
glazing etc.

Steel Monitor roofs: On steel stanchions, connections, Gutters, Patented glazing etc.

Steel doors: Connections, Steel doors with reference to BIS, methods of fixing and glazing, fixtures and
fastenings, windows with M.S.ITW. surround, pressed metal frames for doors

Metal Casement: Steel Windows: Connections, Steel windows with reference to BIS, methods of fixing and
glazing, fixtures and fastenings, windows with M.S.ITW. surround, pressed metal frames for windows.

Minimum of two site visits for on-site studies.

Sessional work:Plates, notes, reports etc

ARP 207 DESIGN STUDIO-IV (0-0-4-4)
Pre-requisite: Nil

Contents

The course of the semester shall include studies for increased understanding of architectural relationships
between various part/component spaces & forms and their integration into a unified holistic design.

Introduction to climate, as a determinant of architectural form. Design considerations for climate, surrounding

physical environment, light, ventilation, etc., under various situation to be studied and adopted in design.

Design studies and explorations in understanding of complex architectural spaces and forms shall continue.

Introduction to Concept of circulation patterns (multi-level) for medium scale public buildings shall be developed.

Study and explorations in architectural image & meaning of form.

Study _of material-climate-culture-construction-design relationship in creation of complex multi-cellular
architectural forms shall culminate in design of complex (multi-level) multi-cellular architectural form.

Introduction to relationship between building materials, their structural applications and resulting
applications (elementary) in creation of architectural form.

Brief introduction to architectural design approach in rural context.

                Minimum of two site visits for on-site studies.               'i

Sessional work: One design project, along with other design tasks and assignments.

Suggested design projects: Small public building (climate responsive design)
Reference Books

1.     Antoniades, C.AnthQny: Epic Space: Towards roots of Western Architecture.

2.     Broadbent, Geoffery: Emerging Concepts in Urban Space Design, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1990.

3.     Brolin, Bren!: Failure of Modem Architecture

4.     Ching, D.K. Francis.Architecture: Form, Space And Order, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1996.

5.     Giedion, Siegfried; Space, Time and Architecture. ,Harvard University Press, 1963

ARP 210 GRAPHIC STUDIO-IV (0-0-2-2)
Pre-requisite: Nil

Contents

This subject is aimed at developing the drawing skills as tools to design thinking, visualization and
representation.

1.     Methods of drawing Perspective

2.     Measure Drawing of a tables, chairs and Buildings.
Sessional work: Plates on each topic.

Reference Books

1.     Perspective&Sciography, By MulikS. H

2.     Engineering Drawing, By N. D. Bhatta

3.     Engineering Drawing, By Narayanan

4.     Building Drawing, By Shah, Kale & Patk

CEL 283 SUREYING (0-0-4-4)
Course contents available on webpage of Civil Engineering Department

ARL 209 BUILDING SERVICES -I (2-0-0-4)
Contents

Sources of water supply, various impurities, standards for qualitative and quantitative aspects, schematic
description of water treatment plant.

Down take supply, Water demand and consumption in different types of buildings, domestic water supply
systems, connection from Municipal supply. type, design and construction of suction and storage cisterns- tanks.

                Water distribution pipes, their sizes, jointing, fixing and laying, various valves, various fittings & fixtures like

taps, showers, domestic hot water supply systems, water heaters, boilers etc.

Principles of sanitation, concept of conservancy & water carriage system, collection waste matter in
buildings, sewage collection and disposal systems for individual buildings, manholes, inspection chambers,
intercepting chambers.

Various traps and their working, various types of sanitary pipes and their laying, jointing, fixing, different
sanitary appliances & fittings like- water closets, urinals, wash-hand basins, sinks, flushing Cisterns, shower trays,

                bath tubs, bidets, drinking water fountains etc.             I ••

Self cleansing velocity, inverts, drains on sloping sides, testing of drains, sewage disposal systems in un-
sewered localities - septic tank, soak-pits, cesspools, aqua-privy, leeching pits for individual building.

Sessional work:Notes, Plates, and Presentations on the above topics.

References:

1.     Water Supply and Sanitary Engineering, By S.C. Rangwala, Charotar Publishing House.

2.     Water Supply and Sanitary Engineering, By Birdie, Dhanpat Rai and Sons.

3.     Building Services, By Mrs. Shubhangi Bhide,

4.     Water Supply and Sanitary Engineering, By Kshirsagar,

5.     Water Supply and Sanitation, ByCharanjit Shah (Architectural Handbook Services)

6.     Vastu Pariseva Va Sadhane by Prof.A.L. Chhatre & Prof. M.W. lndapawar

AML381 – THEORY OF STRUCTURES  [(3-1-0); Credits: 8]

Objective: The objective of this course is to introduce students various methods of discrimination of structural internal forces of deformations.

Combined stresses: Direct and bending stresses

Stability of dams and retaining walls: Stresses at base, minimum base width (derivation and application)

Columns and struts: Euler’s theory and Rankine’s theory for columns

Deflection of beams: Deflection of simply supported and cantilever beam by double integration method

Fixed beams: Analysis of fixed beam with UDL and concentrated loads

Arches: Three hinged circular arch (application only)

Moment distribution method: Moment distribution method for continuous beams and simple non-sway frame.

References:

1.     Popov, E R. “Engineering Mechanics of solid”, Prentice Hill of India, New Delhi, 2000.

2.     Beer, Johnston, Dewolf. “Mechanics of Materials”, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi, 2008.

3.     Singer, F. L. “Strength of Materials”, Harper Collins Publishers, Singapure, 1987.

4.     Ramamurtham S. “Strength of Materials”, Danpatrai & son, New Delhi, 2000

5.     Timoshenko S. P.; & Young D.H. “Theory of Structures”, International edition, McGraw Hill, 1965.

6.     Jain, O.P. & Arya, A.S. “Theory and Analysis of Structures; Vol. I & II”, Nemchand Brothers; Roorkee.

7.     Krishnamurthy D., “Theory of Structures”, J.K. Jain Brothers, 1976.

8.     Ramamurtham S. “Theory of Structures”, Danpatrai & son, New Delhi, 2000

ARL 301 CONSTRUCTION - V (2-0-0-4)
Contents

Introduction to building construction. Understanding relationship between architectural design, building
construction, building materials, etc.

Advanced Foundations

Study of soil conditions and suitability of foundations on particular type of Soil, Steel grillage footing, R.C.C.
strip, raft and cellular foundation. Machine Foundation.

Pile Foundation, Types of Piles in Timber, Steel & R.C.C. (Pre-cast & Cast-in-Situ), RC.C. under-reamed
piles, pile caps, etc.

General idea of Ranking, Flying and Dead shores, Floor Strutting, underpinning, timbering for deep trenches
and basements. Design & detailing of "addition & alteration" in existing buildings put to new use, process of
modifications precautions to be taken.

Centering and form work for R.C.C. works like columns, beams, slabs, stairs, arches etc.
Advanced Doors & Windows

Sliding doors (Manual and Automatic), sliding and folding doors, Aluminium sliding windows. Revolving
doors, rolling shutters, collapsible gates etc.

Glazed, Panelled partitions using Aluminium sections and TImber. Glass block partition. Glazed panelled
partitions using Aluminium sections and Timber. Glass block partition.

Sessional work:Notes, Plates and tests on above topics.

References:

1.     Construction of Building, By R Barry, Orient Longman Itd.

2.     Building Construction Handbook, By R Chudley, British library cataloguing,

3.     Building Construction lIIustrayed, By Francis OK Ching, Van Nostrand Reinhold Ltd.

4.     Building Construction. By S.C. Rangwala, Charotar Publishing House.

5.     Building Construction, By B.C. Punmia, Laxmi Publications Pvt. Ltd.

ARL302 GENERALSPECIFICATIONS (3-0-0-6)
Contents

Study and writing of specifications for materials and works with emphasis on the required qualities of
materials, process of construction and proper sequence of execution shall be studied.

Introduction, importance of specifications, method of writing specifications and use of IS codes, NBC and

Standard Specifications by various Govt. and other Organizations.

Classification, types of specifications and their applications and study of contract document.

Study and writing specifications for basic materials and other involved materials of construction.
Specifications of materials involved in paving, floor finishing, dado, roofing, ceiling and speciflcations for

fixtures and fastenings.

Specifications for water supply, sanitary and electrical installations.
Survey of proprietary materials along with manutacturer's specifications.

Sessional work:Notes and test on above topics.

References:

1.     Estimating & costing, ByB. N. Dutta, B. S. Publishers

2.     Estimating and Costing By S. C. Rangwala, Charotar Publishing House.

3.     Red Book of Public Works Department, Government of Maharashtra.

4.     Estimating and Costing in Civil Engineering, By Chakravarti, Bhaktivedanta Book Trust.

5.     IS-1200

ARL 303 BUILDING SERVICES - II (3-0-0-6)
Contents

This second part of subject continues with the services related to solid waste or garbage refuse, storm water
drainage, waste water recycling, electricity power services. The subject further deals with the services on a larger
magnitude, where the students getting information on the services related to large campuses, complexes, high rise
buildings.

Solid Waste or Refuse Disposal - Types, sources, composition, collection, processing, storage and
transport, and disposal methods. Refuse collection and disposal at individual building level, refuse chutes,
grinders, incinerators, etc.

Storm water drainage - collection and disposal, combined & separate systems, runoffs, etc. Schematic
layouts of water supply systems, sewage disposal system, and storm water drainage for a residential building.

Schematic layouts of treated water supply to a township, area, or a group housing, etc ESRs, water demand
and method of storage & distribution systems for housing schemes & high rise buildings, etc. Hot water supply in
building, boilers, furnaces, solar water heaters, demands of water for swimming pools, air-conditioning plants, .fire
fighting, street washing, fountains and gardens etc.

Electrical power service - Power transmission and supply, sub stations, transformers, feeder, circuit
breakers, bus bars, types of conductors, method of earthing, lightening arresters, electrical load, etc.

Consumer control assembly, various electrical fittings and appliances, telephone and television services,
typical schematic layout of electrical power service in a residence, method of electrical power supply for large
campuses and multistoried buildings.

Schematic idea of primary, secondary and tertiary stages of treatment of sewage, oxidation ponds, imhoff
tank, recycling and reuse, DEWATS method, mechanical methods for removal of sewage from special areas like
basements (shone's ejector), etc.

Internal Sessional worik:based on Notes, Plates, and Presentations on the above topics.
References:

1.     Water Supply and sanitary Engineering By S. C. Rangwala, Charotar Publishing House.

2.     Water Supply and Sanitary Engineering By Birdie, Dhanpat Rai and Sons.

3.     Building Services By Mrs. Shubhangi Bhide.

4.     Water Supply and Sanitary Engineering BY Kshirsaqar.

5.     Vastu Pariseva Va Sadhane by Prof.A.L.Chhatre & Prof. M.w.lndapawar

CEL 381 ESTIMATING  (3-0-0-6)

Course contents available on webpage of Civil Engineering Department

AML482 – CONCRETE STRUCTURES  [( 3-1-0); Credits: 8]

Objective: To introduce structural material i.e. structural steel, reinforced concrete and concrete making material and their mechanical properties, familiarize various elements/ component of RCC structures, analysis of structure and behavior of each element under static gravity loading and introduce the concept of design of structural members RCC building subjected to tension, compression, shear and bending.

 IS456: Study of IS456, Material, General design requirement and design methodology

IS875: Dead load, Live load and Wind load, Load calculations as per IS875 (for buildings only)

Limit State Method of RCC Design, All type of Limit State of Collapse and Serviciability

Singly and doubly reinforced beams: Design and investigation of singly and doubly reinforced rectangular beams, singly reinforced T and L beam sections.

Slabs: Design of one-way and two-way slabs

Columns and footings: Design of axially loaded columns and footings

Detailing of structural elements: Conceptual reinforcement detailing for various structures i.e. buildings (Beams, Slabs, Columns, Footings, Staircase, etc).

References:

1.     Sinha,S.N., “Reinforced Concrete Design”, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing company ltd., New Delhi.

2.     Pillai, S.U.; & Menon, D., “Reinforced Concrete Design”, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing company ltd. India, 1998.

3.     “IS: 456; Code for Practice: Plain and Reinforced Concrete”, Bureau of Indian standards; New Delhi, 2000.

4.     “IS: 875 (Part 1 to 4); Code for Practice for Design Loads (Other than Earthquake) For Buildings & Structures; Second Revision (5th Reprint)”, Bureau of Indian Standards; New Delhi, 1987.

5.     “IS: 13920; Ductile Detailing of Reinforced Concrete Structures Subjected to Seismic Forces- code of Practice; Second reprint-1996”, Bureau of Indian Standards; New Delhi, 1993.

6.     “SP- 34; Handbook on Concrete Reinforcement & Detailing and other relevant codes”, 1987.

ARP 301 CONSTRUCTION STUDIO -V (0-0-2-2)
Contents

The course shall focus on application of construction theory from Construction - V, in the form of preparation
of Drawings, Plates, etc.

Advanced Foundations

Study of soil conditions and suitability of foundations on particular type of Soil. Steel grillage footing, R.C.C.
strip, raft and cellular foundation. Machine Foundation.

Pile Foundation, Types of Piles in TImber, Steel and R.C.C. (Pre-cast and Cast-in- Situ), R.C.C. under-
reamed piles, pile caps etc.

General idea of Ranking, Flying and Dead shores, Floor Strutting, underpinning, timbering for deep trenches
and basements. Design & detailing of addition & alteration in existing buildings put to new use, process of
modifications precautions to be taken.

Centering and form work for R.C.C. works like columns, beams, slabs, stairs, arches etc.
Advanced Doors & Windows

Sliding doors (Manual and Automatic), sliding and folding doors, Aluminium sliding windows. Revolving
doors, rolling shutters, collapsible gates etc.

Glazed, Panelled partitions using Aluminium sections and TImber. Glass block partition. Glazed, Panelled
partitions using Aluminium sections and Timber. Glass block partition.

Sessional work: Notes, Plates and tests on above topics.

ARP 304 DESIGN STUDIO - V (0-0-6-6)
Contents

The course of the semester shall include studies for development of design skill and creative abilities ,to
understand, explore and create duality, multiplicity and complex architectural relationships of design elements (
parts) toa designed environment (unified whole).

The course of the semester shall include, design considerations for climate, surrounding physical
environment, light, ventilation, etc., under various physciographic & climatic situations to be studied and adopted in
design. Introduction to specialized building types, their circulation, design needs, services and structure.

Design studies and explorations in understanding of complex architectural spaces and forms on contoured
sites shall be introduced. Introduction to Concept of circulation patterns (multi-level) for medium scale public
buildings shall be developed.

Study and explorations in architectural image & meaning of form, and its organization.
Development of architectural design approach in rural context.

Introduction to integration of basic building services in architectural design, design implications of structural
systems and local byelaws.

Study of material-climate-culture-construction-design relationship in creation of complex multi-cellular
architectural forms shall culminate in design of complex (rnulti-levef multi-cellular architectural form.

Sessional work:One design project, along with other design tasks and assignments.

Suggested design projects:Commercial, recreational, multifunctional buildings

References:

1.     Antoniades, C. Anthony: Epic Space: Towards roots of Western Architecture

2.     Broadbent, Geoffery: Emerging Concepts in Urban Space Design, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1990.

3.     Brolin, Brent: Failure of Modern Architecture

4.     Ching, OK Francis.Architecture: Form, Space And Order, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1996.

5.     Doxiadis, C. A.: Architectural Space in ancient Greece

6.     Giedion, Siegfried; Space, Time and Architecture. ,Harvard University Press, 1963

7.     Jain, K. B.: Indian Cities of the Arid West

ARP 305 WORKING DRAWING STUDIO -I (0-0-4-4)
Contents

The objective of this subject is to train student for the preparation of (a) Building permit drawingsl Submission
drawings, as perthe local building Byelaws (b) Working drawings required for construction work.

Study of building Byelaws, building regulations, requirements of parts of buildings etc. as per the National
Building Code, Built-up area, FSIIFAR etc. the course shall include the following:

Preparation of submission drawings for private or a public building.

Preparation of working drawings for the same building. The set of drawings to be prepared shall include
Foundation/centerline plan (considering Load Bearing as well as R.C.C. frame structure type), Floor Plan, Lintel
level plan, terrace Plan showing roof drainage arrangement, Sections, All elevations, Details of stair, Doors and
Windows, Flooring pattern, Kitchen, Architectural features etc. (set of min. 10 drawings of imperial size prepared to
facilitate the execution of building).

Study and use of building specifications in formulation of working drawings.
Detailed specifications to be part of architectural working drawings.

Part of working drawing portfolios on Autocad.

Sessional work:manual & computer aided working drawings portfolio.

ARL306 CONSTRUCTION - VI (2-0-0-4)
Contents

Introduction to building construction. Understanding relationship between architectural design, building
construction, building materials, etc.

R.C.C. roofing systems, North light roofing, Skylights in R.C.C., Coffered/Grid slabs, Flatand Flat plate slabs,
Lift slab etc.

False ceiling: Types, Materials & Construction details.

Waterproofing, old and new materials and methods, water proofing of roofs, slabs, foundations, basements,
swimming tanks etc.

Expansion Joints, considerations, materials and methods of constructing expansion joints in buildings.
General study of various external cladding materials and systems, curtain walling in various materials,
construction details of glass curtains.

Study of causes of defects in building such as cracks, seepage, deflection etc. and their remedies. General
idea of non-destructive tests such as Rebound Test, Penetration and Pullout Test etc., rehabilitation methods -
Grouting, Guniting, Jacketing etc. General study of special chemicals used in construction and repairing work.
Sessional work: Plates, Assignments andtests on above topics.

References:

1.     Building Construction By W.B. Mckay, Orient Longman Itd.

2.     Construction of Buildings By R. Barry, Orient Longman Itd.

3.     Building Construction Handbook By R. Chudley, British Library cataloguing.

4.     Advanced Building Construction By Mitchell, Allied Publishers Pvt. Ltd.

5.     Building Construction Illustrated By Francis D.K. Ching, Van Nostrand Reinhold Ltd.

6.     Building Construction By S.C. Rangwala, CharotarPublishing House.

7.     Building Construction By B.C. Punmia, Laxmi Publication Pvt. Ltd.

ARL 307 HISTORYOF HUMAN SETTLEMENTS (3-0-0-6)
Contents

Introduction to relationship between Man, Nature, Culture and city forms.

Study offactors influencing, growth & pattern of human settlements. Types of settlement forms, etc.
City planning in Indian context from Pre-historic to ancient to colonial.

Comparative study of City planning concept from ancient to contemporary period, in Western context.
City planning in post Independence India.

Sessional work:Notes, Seminars, assignments on above topics.
Reference:

1.     Begde, Prabhakar: Ancient and Medieval Town Planning in India

2.     Broadbent, Geoffery: Emerging Concepts in Urban Space Design, Van Nostand Reinhold, 1990

3.     Gallion,Arthur & Eisner, Simon: The Urban Pattern

4.     Jain, Kulbhushan: Indian Cities in Arid West

5.     Kostoff, Spiro: City Shaped: The elements of Urban Form through history, Little Brown, 1992 Boston.

ARL 308 LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE (2-0-2-4)
Contents

The scope of the subject is to make students aware of architecture beyond building, in the outdoor .
environment and spaces, and, the role and importance of landscaping and site planning in enhancing and
improving the quality of building environs, functionally and aesthetically.

Introduction to Landscape Architecture, definitions, importance, need and scope. Levels of landscape
planning and design. Relationship between landscape design and architectural design. Historical development of
landscape architecture. Origin of gardens. Design principles, salient features and elements of various gardens in
history-like Egyptian, Persian, Spanish, Italian, French, English,American, Japanese, Moghul, Indian etc.

Modern garden development. Changed scenario for contemporary garden designs. Effect of industrialization
on garden designs. Company towns, Parks movement, green belts, urban parks, residential gardens, Small
gardens.

Different factors and components of a landscape. Sociat and economical factors. Psychological
considerations of spaces and enclosures. Brief idea about man made components like walls, fences, entrances, "
gates, barriers, screens, planters, roads & pathway, street furniture, signages, services - electrical, water supply"
and drainage. Basic natural components-land trees, water and climate.

Land: Different aspects of land as a landscape element - soils, geology, topography, earth forms, levels,
foundations, grading, drainage, paved and un paved surfaces. The importance and use of the aspects as a
landscape design element.

Plants: Different aspects of trees, shrubs, climbers, hedges, lawns as landscape elements. Basic
horticultural idea about plants, plant selection, planting design and care of plants. Importance and use of the
aspects as a landscape design element.

Water: Various forms of water elements in a landscape - fountains, waterfalls, pools, cascades, channels,
irrigation etc. importance and use of water as a landscape design element. Construction of various water elements

Climate: Macro and micro-climatic considerations in landscape architecture. Effect of climate on the
landscape and various components of landscape on the microclimate. Relationship between climate, landscape
and architecture.

Sessional work:Notes, sketches, tests and seminars based on the above topics! task related to Design Studio
Project.

References:

1.     Landscape Architecture By JO. Symonds, McGraw Hill Publications.

2.     Earthscape BY JO. Symonds, McGraw Hill Publications.

3.     Architecture -A manual of site planning and design By J O. Symonds, McGraw Hill Publications.

4.     Site Planning By Kevin Lynch.

5.     Site Planning By R. Genebrooks, Prentice Hall Publication.

AML481 – STEEL STRUCTURES   [(  3-1-0); Credits: 8]

Objective: To introduce structural material i.e. structural steel and their mechanical properties, familiarize various elements/ component of steel structures, analysis of structure and behavior of each element under static gravity loading and introduce the concept of design of structural members of steel structure building subjected to tension, compression, shear and bending.

IS800: Study of IS800

IS875: Study of IS875- Part 3, wind loads for trusses and industrial buildings

Tension members: Design of tension members

Compression members: Design of compression members

Flexural members: Design of bending members with standard rolled section

Connections: Design of simple connections, splices.

References:

1.             Duggal, S.K. “Design of Steel Structure”, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi, 2005.

2.             Negi, L. “Design of Steel Structure”, Tata McGraw Hill.

ARP 306 CONSTRUCTION STUDIO- VI (0-0-2-2)
Contents

The course shall focus on application of construction theory from Construction - VI, in the form of preparation
of Drawings, Plates, etc.

R.C.C. roofing systems, North light roofing, Skylights in R.C.C., Coffered!Grid slabs, Flat and Flat plate slabs,
Lift slab etc.

False ceiling: Types, Materials & Construction details.

Waterproofing, old & new materials & methods, water proofing of roofs, slabs, foundations, basements,
swimming tanks etc.

Expansion Joints, considerations, materials and methods of constructing expansion joints in buildings.

General study of various external cladding materials and systems, curtain walling in various materials, construction details of glass curtains.

Study of causes of defects in building such as cracks, seepage, deflection etc. and their remedies. GeneraI idea of non-destructive tests such as Rebound Test, Penetration and Pullout Test etc., rehabilitation methods - Grouting, Guniting, Jacketing etc. General study of special chemicals used  in construction and repairing work.

Sessional work:Plates, Assignments and tests on above topics.

ARP 309 DESIGN STUDIO - VI (0-0-6-6)
Contents

The course of the semester shall include development of design skill and creative abilities ,to understand,
explore and create duality, multiplicity and complex architectural relationships of design elements ( parts) to a
designed environment (unified whole).Design considerations for climate, surrounding physical environment, light,
ventilation, etc., under various physciographic & climatic situations to be studied and adopted in design.

Introduction to specialized building types, their design needs, services and structure.
Understanding of culture as a majordetenninant of architectural form.

Introduction to complex functional organization of activities with respect to: Nature of site and topography,
Climatic influence on form, Traditional Cultural attitudes and construction-structural possibilities.Design studies
and explorations in understanding of complex architectural spaces and forms on contoured sites shall continue.

Study and explorations in architectural image & meaning ofform, and its organization. Complex multi-cellular
architectural forms shall culminate in design of Integration of building services in architectural design, structural
Concept of space module, modular repetition, in design, its relation with structural and aesthetical form of the
building.

Sessional work:One design project, along with other design tasks and assignments.

Suggested design projects:Commercial, recreation, hospital & other public, religious, cultural, multifunctional
buildings

(Multi level I contoured site)
References:

1.     Antoniades, C.Anthony: Epic Space: Towards roots of Western Architecture

2.     Ching, D.K. Francis Architecture: Form, Space And Order, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1996.

3.     Gibbered, Fredrick: Town Design

4.     Giedion, Siegfried; Space, Time and Architecture. ,Harvard University Press, 1963

ARP 310 WORKING DRAWING STUDIO-II (0-0-4-4)
Contents

In continuation of previous semester, students shall be required to handle the projects of greater magnitUde
in this semester and they shall be trained to prepare working drawings of a class problem already completed in
design class having multistoried R.C.C. framed structure.Aset of working drawings shall contain the followings.

Centerline plan, all floor plans, lintel and slab level plans,
Sections, elevations and large scale details.

Site development plan showing landscaping, roads.

Toilet details, Drainage Layout showing soil, waste and rain water drainage system. Sanitary fittings, traps,
inspection chambers etc.

Water supply layout indicating supply tapping point with meter, supply line to storage tanks and con nections
to different equipment's in building.

Electrical layout showing meter board and power supply lines to different parts of building and different
equipment's.

Sessional work:manual & computer aided working drawings portfolio.

ARP 311 INTERIOR DESIGN STUDIO – I  (0-0-4-4)
Contents

This subject deals in details with various aspects of space interiors. Students get opportunity to understand
qualities of spaces and develop their skills in designing for functional and meaningful interior space.

Principles of Interior Design, Theory of colours, Function and character of space.

Meaning and significance of interior design, Historical review of Interiors in Indian & Western context as

regards to concepts, Understand terms like Style, Fashion, Decoration etc.

Anthropometry and ergonomics study, Parameters of comforts, Human space relationship
Study of furniture designs, Built-in furniture, Movable furniture, Modular furniture.

Qualities and settings of interior space, Historical settings, Regional setting & ethnic settings, Contemporary
interiors for creating image and identity.

Interior design project and case study.

Sessional work:-Sketches, reports and design problems based on the above topics like theme based interior
design.

References:

1.     Understanding Human Engineering: an Introduction to Ergonomics by John Hammond

2.     Interior Design in the 20th Century by Alien Tate, C. Ray

3.     Interior Graphic & Design Standards by S. C. Reznikoff

ARL 401 ADVANCE CONSTRUCTION – I (2-0-0-4)

Contents

The study of this subject is aimed at teaching students, advanced and complex aspects of construction. It
also aims at making students aware of systems and techniques of construction used to cover large spans.

Introduction to space structures, possibilities in different materials, types of space structures and possibilities
in different materials to cover large spans.

General study of shell structures and folded plate structures in concrete: Their types, constructional aspects,
merits and demerits etc.

General study of Grid structure and Skeletal structures, space frames, domes etc. in steel: Their types,
constructional aspects, merits and demerits etc.

Precast concrete: Design considerations and constraints, advantages over cast in situ construction,
construction technique, jointing'details and applications. Modular coordination, RCC fabricated roofing system to
cover large span, with or without North light. Construction of Basementin R.C.C.

Study of Prestressed concrete, principles and methods of Prestressing, systems of prestressing,
advantages, disadvantages and applications.

Temporary structures: Materials and techniques used, constructional aspects using timber and Steel.

Sessional work:Notes, Plates. Assignments (Problems) and tests.
References:

1.     Principles of Space Structures by N. Subramanian,A. H. Wheelers.

2.     The Construction of Buildings 1-5 Vol. By R. Barry, Orient Longman Ltd.

3.     Construction Technology 1-4 Vol. By R. Chudley, British Library cateloguing.

4.     Building Construction By S. P. Arora & S. P. Bindra, Dhanpatrai &Sons, Delhi.

5.     A.J. handbook of Building Structures by A. Hodgkinson.

6.     Advanced Building Construction BY Mitchell.

ARL402 ADVANCE BUILDING SERVICES -I (2-0-0-4)
Contents

Study of Electra-mechanical means of vertical transportation in buildings, requirements, occupancy, load
etc. study of elevators, various components of elevators, standard space requirements, various types of elevators
and architectural implications.

Escalators: Their components, arrangement and functioning, space requirements, constructional detailing.
Ventilation of buildings, Natural and mechanical ventilation, need of mechanical ventilation, Exhaust fans,
Axial flow fans, Blowers for Industrial ventilation.

Principles of Psychometrics and heat transfer. Study of Air Conditioning systems and their applicability, Unit
AC's, Central AC's, Split AC's

Components of AC systems such as chilling plants, cooling towers, air handling units, Calculation of AC
loads.

Air distribution systems, ducts and ducting layouts, Space requirement. Integration of AC system in design.

Water demand for Air Conditioning.

Sessional work:Notes, Plates, assignments and tests.
References:

1.     Indian Practical Civil Engineers Hand Book by P. N. Khanna, Engineers Publishers, New Delhi.

2.     Buildings Services and Equipment's-I & 11 Vol. By F. Hall, Longman Group Ltd.

3.     Basic Refrigeration and Air Conditioning by P. N. Ananthanarayan

4.     Mitchell'sAdvanced Bldg. Construction (components, services & finishes),Allied publishers.

5.     National Building Code.

ARL 403 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE (2-0-0-4)
Contents

The study of this subject is to acquaint the students, while giving basic information, with various aspects of the
profession and his responsibilities towards protession, clients and society.

Introduction, Nature of profession and its importance in Indian context. Architect's responsibilities and
relationships. Important considerations for engaging Architectural services.

Education of an Architect and various avenues open. Setting up of practice, various forms and their important
considerations.

Responsibilities and liabilities of, and relationship between, consultant, client and contracting organization.

Conditions of engagement and scale of charges. Stages of Architectural services.

The Architects Act 1972 & its effect on profession and education. Registration of Architect, code of
professional conduct.

Professional organizations, Architectural competitions.

The architect and his organisation. Objectives, management and administration, job organisation, and office
set up. Human relations and personal management, Professional promotion and other important considerations.
Sessional work: Notes, Assignments and Class Tests.

References:

1.     Handbook on Professional Practice, By The Indian Institute of Architects

2.     Handbook of Professional Documents, By Council of Architecture, New Delhi

3.     Professional Practice by Roshan Namavati

ARL 404 URBAN AND COMMUNITY PLANNING (2·0·0·4)
Contents

Modem urban planning concepts & ideas

Principles of City planning, contemporary city form & structure.
City Planning process & implementation frame work.

Types, levels and methods of planning.

Introduction to planning legislation.

Contemporary city planning: Concern & experiences in Indian context, learning from Chandigarh, Delhi, etc.
Contemporary urbanization trends in India, Urban & rural housing, Current urban issues.

Sessional work:Notes, Seminars, assignments on above topics.
References:

1.     Begde, Prabhakar: Ancient and Medieval Town Planning in India

2.     Broadbent, Geoffery: Emerging Concepts in Urban Space Design, Van Nostand Reinhold, 1990

3.     Gallion,Arthur & Eisner, Simon: The Urban Pattern

4.     Jain, Kulbhushan: Indian Cities in Arid West

5.     Kostoff, Spiro: City Shaped: The elements of Urban Form through history, Little Brown, 1992 Boston.

6.     Siddhartha, K & Mukhe~ee S: Cities, Urbanization & Urban Systems

ARP 401 ADVANCE CONSTRUCTION STUDIO· I (0·0·4·4)
Contents

The course shall focus on application of construction theory from Advanced Construction -I, in the form of
preparation of Drawings, Plates, etc.

Introduction to space structures, possibilities in different materials, types of space structures and possibilities
in different materials to cover large spans.

General study of shell structures and folded plate structures in concrete: Their types, constructional aspects,
merits and demerits etc.

General study of Grid structure and skeletal structures, space frames, domes etc. in steel: Their types,
constructional aspects, merits and demerits etc.

Precast concrete: Design considerations and constraints, advantages over cast in situ construction,
construction technique, jointing details and applications. Modular coordination, RCC fabricated roofing system to
cover large span, with or without North light. Construction of Basement in R.C.C.

Study of Pre-stressed concrete, principles and methods of Pre-stressing, systems of pre-stressing,
advantages, disadvantages and applications.

Temporary structures: Materials and techniques used, constructional aspects using timber and Steel.

Sessional work:Plates & drawings, Assignments (Problems) and tests.

ARP 405 DESIGN STUDIO· VII (0-0-6-6)
Contents

Development of design skill and creative abilities, to understand, explore and create duality, multiplicity and

complex architectural relationships of design elements (parts) to a designed environment (unified whole).

Introduction to specialized building types, their design needs, services and structure.
Understanding design relationship between structural possibilities & architectural form.

Initiation to multi-level, high rise, building complexes and building regulations, Bye laws, norms &
development controls for their design.

Study and analysis ofTraditional architectural environments.

Integration of building services and climatic concerns in architectural design, under varying conditions.

Sessional work:One Design project alongwith two small tasks / assignments.

Suggested Projects:Cultural center, Hospital, Museum, Group housing, Institutional building, etc.

References:

1.     Antoniades, C. Anthony:Epic Space: Towards roots of Western Architecture

2.     Broadbent, Geoffery: Emerging Concepts in Urban Space Design, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1990

3.     Brolin, Brent: Failure of Modern Architecture

4.     Ching, D. K. Francis. Architecture: Form, Space and Order, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1996

5.     Gibbered, Fredrick: Town Design

6.     Giedion, Siegfried; Space, Time and Architecture, Harvard University Press 1963

ARL 406 ADVANCE CONSTRUCTION - II (2·0-0·4)
Contents

General study of construction techniques to cover large spans using short length timber and laminated timber

material, lamella roofing, portal frames, solid beams and web beams.

General study of suspension structures & Catenary structures.

Membrane structures and pneumatic structures: Types, materials used, merits, demerits and examples.
High rise building: Foundations, structural systems and architectural design considerations.

Construction project: Design & detailing of long span structure in steel or RCC using advanced light weight
construction system.

Earthquakes and its effect on buildings, Earthquake zones in India, Architectural design considerations and
constructional detailing for Earthquake resistance.

Sessional work:Sketches, reports, based on the above topics.
References:

1.     Structure in Architecture by M. Salvadorri.

2.     Advances in Tall Buildings by l. S. Beedle.

3.     The Construction of Buildings 1-5 Vol. By R. Barry, Orient Longman Ltd.

4.     Construction Technology 1·4 Vol. By Chudley, British Library Cataloguing.

5.     Building Construction by S. P. Arora & S. P. Bindra, Dhanpatrai & Sons, Delhi.

6.     Advanced Building Construction By Mitchell.

7.     Building Construction Illustrated by Francis D. K. Ching, Van Nostrand Reinhold Ltd.

8.     National Building Code

9.     Concrete Technology by M. S. Shetty - S. Chand & Co.

10.   Explanatory Handbook on Codes for Earthquake Engineering, IS -1893 -1975 & IS - 4326 -1976, Bureau of Indian Standards.

AML483 – EARTHQUAKE RESISTANT STRUCTURES [(  3-1-0); Credits: 8]

Objective: This course is aimed at introducing the basic principles of earthquake resistant structures to Architecture students. With the help of past performances, the effect of various architectural features on seismic behavior of structures will be explained.

Introduction on Earthquakes, Magnitude and Intensity, Zones, etc

Seismic Effects on Structures, Calculation of Seismic forces on simple regular buildings, factors affecting seismic loads.

Architectural features affecting buildings during earthquakes, building irregularities,

Introduction to IS:1893 and IS:13920.

Building behavior during past earthquakes

Earthquake effect on RCC, Steel and masonry buildings, precautions, dos and donts.

Introduction to earthquake effect on non-structural elements.

References:

1.     Dowrick, D. L. “Earthquake Resistance Design for Engineers and Architects”, John Willey & Sons, 2nd Edition, 1987.

2.     Agarwal, P. and Shrikhande, M., “Earthquake Resistant Design of Structures”, Prentice Hall of India, New Delhi, 2006

3.     ______________“IITK-BMTPC Earthquake Tips”, National Information Center of Earthquake Engineering, IIT Kanpur. www.nicee.org

4.     _____________”Guidelines for Earthquake Resistant Non-Engineered Construction”, National Information Center of Earthquake Engineering, IIT Kanpur. www.nicee.org

ARL407 ADVANCE BUILDING SERVICES - II (2·0·0-4)
Contents

Introduction to fire safety in buildings, causes of fire in buildings, types of fire, spread of fire, production of
smoke and poisonous gases. Fire safety and preventive measures. Fire fighting regulations with reference to
National Building Code. Fire escape, Stairways and escape routes, Dry and wet risers, water demand for fire
fighting, storage tanks, fire hydrants, etc.

Study of fire detection systems, Smoke detectors, heat detectors, fire alarms, etc, Fire extinguishing
systems, Unit fire extinguishers, Chemical and foam extinguishers, Automatic sprinkler system.

Services for special building types (Hospitals, Laboratories, Industries)

Electric supply and distribution for group housing projects, Urban Complexes, High rise buildings etc. Study
of load calculations and distribution systems for larger areas as mentioned above. Importance and function of -
Bus-Bar, Step up/down transformer, Electric substation, Lightning conductors, standby generators, Automatic
relays, Inverters, Circuit breakers, etc.

Telephone and communication systems, Intercommunication systems in building, Telephone wiring
systems, Video conferencing, Computer networks, Cable ducts and trenches and conduits to accommodate the
systems.

Introduction to Building Automation Systems, components and application of BAS and architectural
implications.

Sessional work: Sketches, reports and plates on the above topics.
References:

1.     Electrical systems for Architects By Aly S. Dadras,

2.     Building Engineering and System Design be F.S. Merritand J. Ambrose.

3.     Indian Practical Civil Engineers Hand Book by P. N. Khanna, Engineers Publishers, New Delhi.

4.     Building Services and Equipment's-I & 11 Vol. ByF. Hall, Longman Group Ltd.

5.     Life Safety Code, National Fire Protection Association.

6.     National Building Code.

ARL 408 OFFICE PRACTICES (3-0-0-6)
Contents

The study of this subject is to acquaint the students with various techniques and specialized areas of
profession.

Project management.

Tender: Types, tender notice, tender documents, and various procedures.

Contract: Types, procedures, document, and various conditions of contract with special reference to

responsibilities and liabilities of Architect, contractor and client.

Arbitration and its proceedings, Fire insurance and Architectural Copyright.
                Easement rights, Dilapidations, repairs and fair rent.

General introduction to various Acts and Laws related to Land acquisition, Town planning, Urban land ceiling
and Conservation of Architectural heritage.

Sessional work: Notes, Tutorials & Report Writing on above topics.
References:

1.     Handbook on Professional Practice, ByThe Indian Institute of Architects

2.     Handbook of Professional Documents, By Council of Architecture, New Delhi

3.     Professional Practice by Roshan Namavati

ARL 409 ACOUSTICS (2-0-0-4)
Contents

The Study of this subject will make students realise the importance of sound in architectural spaces and
necessity of m ani pulating acoustical environment in buildings.

Introduction and Fundamentals, Human ear, Sensitivity of hearing, inverse square law, Decibel scales for
intesity, pressure and power, Loudness perception. Sound Level meters.

Sound absorption,Absorbing materials and their classification, sound reflection, diffusion, diffraction.

Reverberation and reverberation time calculation. Dead and live rooms, Speech interference criteria and
noise criteria, Acoustics of classrooms. Articulation index. Constructional and planning measures for good
acoustical design of concert halls, Acoustical defects and remedies.

Sound Isolation, Transmission loss, Mass law, STC rating, TL for single and double walls, composite
transmission loss, sound leaks and flanking. Broadcasting studios.

Noise and Noise Control: Noise and people, noise criteria curves, noise from ventilating and air conditioning
systems. Floor and ceiling construction for noise isolation. Floating floors, outdoor barriers for noise control.

Sound Reinforcement Systems, Central and Distributed loudspeaker systems, Components, Design
Criteria.

Sessional work: Notes & Problems based on acoustical design. Theory, tutorials, Sketches.
References:

1.     Concepts in Architectural Acoustics By D. Egan

2.     Architectural physics By B. G. Hopkinson

3.     Environmental Science in Building ByMac Millan

4.     Auditorium Acoustics and Architectural Design by M. Barron.

5.     Acoustics in Building Design by K.A. Sirsikar & Architectural Acoustics and Illumination by Dr. R. G. Edkie

ARL 410 ILLUMINATION (2-0-0-4)
Contents

The scope of the subject is to impart knowledge of basic Illumination Engineering and prepare the students to

design illumination system for the common indoor and outdoor spaces.

Light radiation, its units, Laws of illumination, Inverse Square law and Cosine law.
Artificial light calculation by Lumen Method and Point by point method.

Light sources & lighting systems.

Luminaries their types and uses.

Exterior lighting for monuments, gardens, fountains, sculptures etc.

Sessional work: Notes, Sketches and tests. Exercises on Illumination systems for indoor spaces.
References:

1.     Handbook of Architectural Technology By H. J. Cowan

2.     Architectural Interior Systems By J. E. Flynn

3.     Day lightening Design and Analysis ByC. L. Robbins

4.     Architectural Acoustics and Illumination by Dr. R. G. Edkie, Ekweera Prakashan

ARP 406 ADVANCE CONSTRUCTION STUDIO – 11  (0-0-2-2)
Contents

The course shall focus on application of construction theory from Advanced Construction -11, in the form of
preparation of Drawings, Plates, etc.

General study of construction techniques to cover large spans using short length timber and laminated timber

material, lamella roofing, portal frames, solid beams and web beams.

General study of suspension structures & Catenary structures.

Membrane structures and pneumatic structures: Types, materials used, merits, demerits and examples.
High rise building: Foundations, structural systems and architectural design considerations.

Construction project: Design and detailing of long span structure in steel or R.C.C using advanced light
weight construction system.

Earthquakes and its effect on buildings, Earthquake zones in India, Architectural design considerations and
constructional detailing for Earthquake resistance.

Sessional work: Plates & drawings, reports, based on the above topics.

ARP 411 DESIGN STUDIO – VIII  (0-0-6-6)
Contents

Development of architectural response in context of Change and continuity, as a co-existing and continuous
phenomena in architecture.

Development of architectural response in strong contextual situations. Design of multiple bult-forms I
building complexes for residential, commercial or institutional functions.

Development of design skill and creative abilities to design complex muni-level, high rise, specialized
building complexes. Integration of advanced building services & climatic concerns in architectural design, under
varying conditions.

Understanding the relationship between local level architectural issues & surrounding urban environment.
Settlement level issues like traffic & transportation, slums, architectural conservation, development controls,
etc, to be part of the holistic design approach.

Introduction to contemporary architectural issues and concerns in terms of:

Cultural aspects and issues, in architectural design

Emerging construction techniques, services and their impact on architectural form
Energy conservation! utilization techniques in architecture: Issues & aspects

Sessional work:One major Design project, along with two tasks! assignments, etc.

Suggested projects:Community group housing, Institutional complexes, Civic centers, High rise Commercial!
Residential buldings, Sports complexes, etc.

References:

1.     Antoniades, C. Anthony:Epic Space: Towards roots of West em Architecture

2.     Broadbent, Geoffery: Emerging Concepts in Urban Space Design, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1990

3.     Brolin, Brent: Failure of Modem Architecture

4.     Ching, D. K. Francis. Architecture: Form, Space and Order, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1996

5.     Gibbered, Fredrick: Town Design

6.     Giedion, Siegfned; Space, Time and Architecture, Harvard University Press 1963

ARP 412 URBAN PLANNING & DESIGN STUDIO (0-0-2-2)

Study of appropriate planning standards, techniques of population projection,ldentification of the data to be
collected and the

Sources thereof, organizing surveys and collecting socio-economic, traffic and other data

Relationship between architecture, urban design and planning; city as a three dimensional entity; study of
volumes and open spaces at all levels

Projecting the future with different scenarios and identification of 'action areas' (i.e., specific problems related
with housing, services, circulation, etc.), Study of urban design aspects and their integration in plan preparation,
Formulation of development and design strategies and guidelines for the selected area.

Sessional work: One major Urban Planning & Design project, along with two tasks ! assignments, etc.

Suggested projects:Documentation and analysis of any significant area emphasizing on prevalent planning
issues and urban design characteristics, Preparation of Action Area Plans, Urban Design Guidelines for selected
precincts, etc.

References:

1.     Edmond Bacon: Design of cities

2.     Rob Krier : Urban space

3.     Kevin Lynch: Image of City

4.     Geoffery Broadbent: Emerging Concepts in Urban Space Design

5.     Planning for Conservation

ARC 401 PRACTICAL TRAINING (0-0-0-4)
Contents

Practical training of Six months duration (under a Registered Architect only) envisages the following varied
experience in order to ensure the exposure of a student to various tasks.

a.     Office experience in respect of preparation of Working drawing, Detailing drawing, perspectives,
preparation of architectural models, study of filling systems of documents, Drawings, Ammonia prints
and preparation of tender document

b.     Site experience in respect of supervision of construction activity, observation, layout on site, study of
stacking methods of various building materials, taking the measurement and recording.

Students will have to maintain record of their engagement for the period of training. This will be recorded in an
log-book to be counter signed by Architect.

At the end of training period student will have to procure a certificate of training and satisfactory performance
from the concerned office in the prescribed format.

Certificate of satisfactory completion of training shall be submitted to the Institution immediately after the
training through the Head, Department of Architecture & Planning along with the report and drawings made during
the training period. The student shall appearfor Viva - Voce at a date prescribed by V.N.I. T.

*Faculty member from Department of Architecture & Planning shall visit & appraise himself of the student's
performance, at his! her office.

ARD 401 PROJECT PHASE – I  (0-0-0-4)
Contents

Seminars are intended to develop the capacity of students to work either in group or individually, undertaking
research in a given subject relating to architecture and presenting observations graphically and through seminars
presented at different stages. This is to equip the students to present project efficiently and effectively.

Seminar-I:

Subject shall be allotted, to group of students! incividuals, from the following categories
History of Architecture, traditional architecture

Appreciation! Critical Appraisal of Architectural projects

Research in Architecture.

Role of allied! applied sciences in Architecture.
Contemporary architecture.

Any other subject (as approved by the faculty)
Seminar-II

This seminar shall be presented by individual student on the subject related to his! her Thesis project or, of
his/ her choice (as approved by the faculty). The said Seminar would include analytical study of the subject,
supported by drawings, etc. Marks shall be granted on the basis of documentation! seminar presentation, contents
etc.

ARD 402 PROJECT PHASE - II (0-0-0-8)
Contents

The subject of the thesis project shall be selected by the student and approved by the Department. The
project selected may be either a live one or a research-oriented one or one pertaining to urban design or of a
conceptual nature relating to building or allied programmes. The project and its programming shall be worked out by
the student himself! herself under the guidance of the thesis advisor(s).

The project work shall include an intensive study of relevant literature, case studies, Climatology and
analysis of problems concerned with the development of functional organisation of space form and structure, based
on correlation and interpretation of the social, economic and physical data.

*Project evaluation shall be done as per the guidelines issued by the department."Project work shall be
periodically & regularly evaluated as per Project (Thesis) programme.

DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVES

ARL211 CONTEMPORARY DESIGN, THEORY & CRITICISM (3-0-0-6)
Pre-requisite: ARL202

Contents

The course shall involve study of spatial order, structural, constructional and material order, manner of
articulation, symbols, and meanings, as these evolved in time and space. The course shall include comparative
study of building typologies in vernacular and monumental architecture in Modern period.

The elective shall encourage an in-depth study of

·        Study of various schools of thoughts.

·        Contemporary materials and building processes.

·         Contemporary Architecture Expression not limited to any particular period of time, subjects generally
focus on contemporary understandings relevant to the basic premises held by architects in their
historical settings.

Theory and criticism provides the methodological basis for evaluating the premises, the process, the final
product, and the implications (social, formal, conceptual and other) of practices in these artistic and architectural
domains.

Alternative vocabularies.

Detail study and analysis of looks of contemporary Indian and foreign architects.

Sessional work:Tests, notes, study.
References:

1.     History of Architecture, By Bannister Fletcher I Percy Brown

2.     History of Architecture, By Satish Grover

3.     History of Architecture, By Christopher Tadgell

4.     History of Architecture & Ancient Building Materials in India, By Satish Chandra.

ARL 212 ADVANCED BUILDING MATERIALS (3-0-0-6)
Pre-requisite: ARL 103

Contents

Understanding of basic principles and appropriate application and performance of construction materials,

products, components and assemblies including their environmental impact and reuse. , '

Finishing Materials: Interior and exterior for various architectural and interior components.

Insulating materials: Organic binders and bitumen & tar based materials like Bitumen, tars, emulsions,
mastics, waterproofing items, steam-proofing and sealing materials.

Polymers and polymer-based materials & components - polymers and plastics, polymer based building

materials for walls, pipes, sanitary-ware, glues, and mastic.

Metals in advanced building systems: steel cables, structural glazing and curtain walling.
Light weight roofing materials: asbestos, galvanized iron, acrylic, polycarbonate.

"Green' Materials Selection: Factors in material selection, Resources to assist in determining materials
appropriateness, Analytical process to evaluate materials for a project, Material considerations when using the
LEED rating program.

Sessional Work: Tests, Assignments, Site Visit and Market Survey Reports
References:

1.     Building Materials, By Rangwala

2.     Engineering Materials, By R K Rajpoot

3.     Building Materials, By Arora

4.     Engineering Materials by Chaudhary

5.     Civil Engineers Hand Book by Khanna.

6.     National Building Code.

7.     AoZ Building Materials Architecture by Hornbostle

HUL 169 APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGY (3-0-0-6)
Course contents available on webpage of Humanities Department

ARL213 APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGY (3-0-0-6)
Pre-requisite: Nil

Contents

Introduction to the concept of appropriate building technology and services suitable in Indian context, for both
rural and urban applications. The subject shall endeavor to enrich the conventional knowledge with alternative I
innovative material and construction techniques. The subject shall involve both theoretical and practical aspects of
altemative materials and construction techniques developed in recent past. Traditional building knowledge
systems shall also be studied for their contemporary applications.

Study of soil & its composition & properties, suitability of soil for mud walls, soil composition test, plasticity

test, test for optimum water content, soil stabilization, etc.

Wattle & daub walls, rammed earth walls, adobe walls.

Walls, vaults, domes using soil cement, compressed mud blocks, Nubian arch roof.
Use of bamboo as building material its properties, available in country.

Burnt clay tile roofing, ferro cement roofing units, doubly curved tile roofing, pre-cast joists.
Minimum of two site visits for on-site studies.

Sessional work:Assignments, Tests on above topics.
Reference Books

1.     Venu bharati, By Shri. Vinoo Kale, Aproop Nirman. Nagpur.

2.     Research notes and digest, By CB RI Roorkee

ARP 214 ARCH. PHOTOGRAPHY (0-0-4-4)
Pre-requisite: Nil

Contents

Introduction to photography and study of principles. Study of contemporary equipment, films, paper and

chemicals.

Darkroom practice, BM' film processing and printing.
Photography practical on:

Simple objects, still life composition with the play of light and shadow.

Historical and modem buildings with surrounding landscape.                  ;, .,

Architectural details such as staircases, brackets, cornices, louvers columns, inlay design etc.
Indoor/outdoorsculptures, murals etc.

Preparation of BM' slides.

Introduction to modern photography tools and techniques such as digital camera etc.

ARL 426 COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN (0-2-2-6)
Pre-requisite: Nil

Contents

Introduction to Computers, Software, Peripherals and current trends etc.

Use of computers for graphical applications and allied disciplines, various packages in general and their
applications.

Use of Computer as a tool for imagination and design.

Introduction to Computer Aided Drawing, various software used such as AutoCAD, Revit, Archicad, Google

Sketch, 3-D studio Max etc.

Basics of 2-D drafting, Drawing simple objects, projections and plans etc.
Preparation of 2- dimensional drawings with dimensioning.

Advance AutoCad 2D commands like Dimension, Hatch, Pedit, Array etc.
Creating Layers. Styles, Blocks, Line types etc

Plotting/Printing drawings,lmporting & exporting drawings, sending drawings via net.

Sessional Work:Exercise on 2-D composition and computer graphics etc.
Drafting plans of simple small objects with details.

ARL428 COMPUTER GRAPHICS (0-2-2-6)
Pre-requisite: Nil

Contents

Introduction to advance 3 D drawing commands used for increasing speed, presentation. Students shall also
be exposed to the software of graphical relevance to understand its utility in general practice. The course work shall
include.

Drawing 3D Standard Solid models
Drawing 3D planes and surfaces

Complex 3D commands such as Extnude, revolve, meshes and solids
Working in Various UCS

Solid editing in 3D such and add subtract, advanced modification in 3D
General introduction to 3D rendering and light effects

Sessional work: Creating 3D compositions, creating simple 3D view of objects etc.

ARL 312 BUILDING REGULATIONS (3-0-0-6)
Contents

Need ofiegislation in the building industry
Background of controls and regulations.

Need for controls at various levels of City development.

Study ofDevelopment Control Rules & Regulations for A, B & C Class Municipal Councils
Broad Understanding of National Building Code.

Study of requirements of submission drawings with services as required by various sanctioning authorities
References:

1.     National Building Code

2.     Development Control Rules & Regulations for Nagpur.

3.     Building Regulations for Class B & C Municipalities.

ARL 313 ENERGY EFFICIENT ARCHITECTURE (3-0-0-6)
Contents

Building design in response to various climates and its impact upon requirements of energy in building
Low energy building strategies and guidelines

Assessment of Energy in building using computer software

Non conventional energy sources and system integrated in building design

Study of Building Envelope Section of ECBC (Energy Conservation Building Codes)
Sessional work: Case study, Reports

References:

1.     Introduction to building Climatology, Antony Sealey

2.     Manual ofTropical Housing and Building, O.H. Keonigsberger, T. G.lngersoll, Alan Mayhew, S. V Szokolay

3.     Climate &Architecture, Jefferey EllisAronin

4.     General Climatology, Howard J. Crichfield

5.     Housing, Climate and Comfort, Martin Evans

6.     Tropical Architecture, C. P. Kukreja

7.     Man, Climate and Architecture, B. Givoni

8.     Solar Control and shading Devices, Olgyay and Olgyay

9.     Climatological and. Solar Data for India, CBRI Publication Roorkee

ARL314 BARRIER FREE ARCHITECTURE (3-0-0-6)
Contents

Definition & categorization of physically challenged people. Need for a barrier free Architecture.

Typical barrier problems of the physically challenged people- parking & approaches to buildings, travel within
buildings, etc.

An introduction to minimum standards - Objectives & contents of the standards related to barrier free
architecture.

Legislation related to Barrier Free Architecture.

References:

        1.     Seminar proceedings on the subject.

ARL 315 VERNACULAR ARCHITECTURE & SETILEMENTS (3-0-0-6)
Contents

Defining Vemacular.

Culture, Tradition, Society, Climate and Shelter.
VemacularArchitecture in India.

Study of traditional Building materials and Techniques.
Study of Vernacular Settlement Patterns.

References:

1.     Fathy, H (1973), 'Architecture for the Poor: An Experimentin Rural Egypt", The University of Chicago Press,

USA.

2.     Fathy, H (1987), 'Natural Energy and Vernacular Architecture', The University of Chicago Press, USA.

3.     Girhe, K.M. (2004), 'Architecture of Bhosalas ofNagapr- Vol.l", Bharatiya Kala Prakashan, New Delhi, India.

4.     Gupt, C. (1996), 'Vidarbha:Aitihasik avam Bhaugolik Prishthabhumi', Vishwarbharati Prakashan, Nagpur.

5.     Jain, K.B. and Jain, M. (2000), 'Architecture of the Indian Desert",AADI Centre,Ahmadabad, India.

6.     Jain, K.B. (2002), 'Thematic Space in Indian Architecture', AADI Centre,Ahmadabad, India.

7.     Jain, U. (1985), "Regionalism - Resource for Identity", Regionalism in Architecture (Exploring Architecture in

Islamic Cuhures 2), The Aga Khan Award for Architecture, Bangladesh.

8.     Norberg - Schulz, C (1979), "Genius Loci', Riuxxoli, New York.

9.     Rapoport,A. (1969), "House Fonn and Culture', Prentice- Hall, Inc. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.

10.  Rapoport, A. (1977), 'Human Aspects for Urban Fonn - Towrda a Man-EnvironmentApproach to Urban Fonn
and Design', Pergamon Press, UK.

11.  Rapoport, A. (1980), "Vemacular Architecture and Cultural Determinants of Form', Building and Society:

Essays on Social Development of Built Environment, edited by Anthony D. King, 1980, Routiedge and Kegan
Paul Ltd. London.

12.  Rudofsky, B. (1964), "Architecture without Architects - A Short Introduction to Non-Pedigreed Architecture',
The Museum of Modern Art, New York.

13.  Steele, J. (1988), 'Hassan Fathy',Academy Edititons.

14.  Edwards, B., Sibley, M., Hakim, M and Land, P (Ed. 2006), 'Courtyard Housing: Past, Present and Future',
Taylorand Francis, New York, USA.

ARP 316 APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGY STUDIO (0-0-4-4)
Contents

Study of traditional building knowledge systems for their contemporary applications.
Types of Bio gas plants, design considerations and construction methods.

Solar energy, its advantages and limitations, solar collectors, solar water heaters, photovoltaic cells, solar
lanterns and its applications.

Study of rural Architectural and construction techniques.

Case study of new buildings constructed with improved/appropriate/unconventional techniques and their
analysis.

Costing and marketing of APT products. Issues related to transfer of building technology from Lab. to land
Sessional work: Visit to building centers engaged in research and development of appropriate technology.

Seminars, Reports and Studio design problems using appropriate construction techniques and materials.

References:

1.     Venu Bharati, By Shri. Vinoo Kale, Aproop Nirman, Nagpur.

2.     Research notes and Digest, By CBRI Roorkee

ARL413 CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT (3-0-0-6)
Contents

Historical review of large construction projects and management techniques. Fundamentals of project
management, relationship of work, time and cost, stages of project management, (Planning, Scheduling and
Evaluation)

Study of bar charts, Milestone charts, Gaunt chart its application in construction process, Work Breakdown

Schedule.

Fundamentals of CPM (Critical Path Method), activity, events, floats and slacks, network Construction, time

computation, Project completion period.

Introduction to PERT (Project Evaluation and ReviewTechnique), probability, standard deviation etc.

Construction Machinery and Equipments.

Construction site practices, site inspection and instructions for quality control.

Sessional work:Sketches, reports and problems on networks.
References:

1.     Project Planning & Control with PERT & CPM.

2.     Construction Planning & Equipments By B. Satyanarayana, S. C. Saxena.

ARL414 SUSTAtNABLE ARCHITECTURE (3-0-0-6)
Contents

A broad understanding of sustainability and what it means at all levels of society and the concept of building

green and the design ,construction and long term impacts on the environment and civilization.

Introduction to the issues and concepts of sustainable architecture, global environment and built

environment.

Study of principles of environmental and ecologically sensitive architecture namely energy efficiency, indoor

air quality, green materials, green building systems 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, modeling 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

Acts, norms, rating systems and assessment tools for sustainable architecture.
Case studies on specific contemporary sustainable architecture/green buildings.

References:

1.     Joo Hwa Bay & Boon Lay Ong ,Tropical sustainable architecture(social and environmental dimentions) ,

London,Arch.Press.

2.     Evans.M ,Housing ,Climate and Comfort, London,The Architectural Press.

3.     Givoni B.,ManClimate andArchitecture,N.Y.Van Nostrand Reinold

4.     Givoni B.Climate considerations in buildings and urban design, NYVan Nostrand reinold.

5.     Fanger M ,Thennal comfort:Analysis and applications in Environmental engineering, London:Macgraw Hill.

6.     Managing the Riaks and Opprtunities of climate Change (www.cers.org)

7.     Passive solar design (www.eere.org)

8.     ASHRAE(www.ashrae.org)

9.     LEED-Guidelines from (www.usgbc.org)

ARL415 FUNDAMENTALS OF REAL ESTATE (3-0-0-6)
Contents

Introduction to real estate. Relation between real estate and design/planning; site evaluation, location

parameters and development planning; Principles. methods and tools for property investment decisions and risk

analysis.

Project feasibility, joint ventures, marketing, transfer of property procedures and laws. Approval processes,
construction planning and scheduling. Choice of technologies, data bases, inventories, cost controls and pricing
mechanism, budgetary planning, etc.

Urbanization - trends and relevance to property management. Urban policies and implications to real estate.

Land use structure, Community and neighborhood dynamics.

Govt. policies on public & private housing, infrastructure and its impact on real estate. Fiscal policies,
taxation, property taxes, development credit policies and impact on real estate.

Public private participation models and experiences in housing and real estate.
Environmental assessment techniques, components, principles for real estate projects

Sessional work: Case studies, reports, etc.

ARL 416ARCHITECTURAL CONSERVATION (2-1-0-6)
Contents

        Conservation, concepts, history, principles and methods. Pioneers of conservation. Definition sand

terminology, continuity, change Transformation, Historicity, Values, Authenticity, Preservation, Restoration, and
Conservation. Conservation management.

Broad concepts of terms such as Reuse, Rehabilitation, Revitalization, Regeneration, Up gradation, etc.

Concept of integrated conservation, related problems, Issues and solutions.

Inventory and Documentation Techniques. Adaptation and introduction of change at site level, urban level,
regional level, etc.

Conservation scene in India, Recent works done by various agencies in India: International, National & local,
International charters ITC, UNESCO, etc., pertaining to area conservation and historic cities. Approaches to
conservation with examples from India and abroad.

Development of conservation in Europe. Pilot projects in Britain during thp-1960's and later. Comprehensive
scope of Architectural conservation, Lessons for Indian situation.

The scope ofthe profession. Legislation and International charters pertaining to conservation of area (urban
and nural) conservation, world heritage sites.

Sesisonal work:Case studies, notes and reports.

References:

1.     Conservation of Historic BuildingsJeilden.M

2.     Encyclopedia of Archeology_Picard Gilbert, Charles.

3.     Conservation ofcuitural property in India_A.S Bizht, I.K Bhatnagar

ARL417 INFRASTRUCTURE PLANNING & DESIGN (3-0-0-6)
Contents

Concepts in urban infrastnucture. Social and physical infrastructure.
Necessity and Importance of Infrastructure.

lntluence of Economic and related development policies, urban agenda, resource development options and
strategies on urban infrastructure.

Urban social infrastnucture - qualitative and quantitative techniques of assessing requirements, Planning
Amenities and institutions.

Public and private sector role in resource mobilization and infrastructure development and related issues.
Current National and International trends in Infrastnuctural Planning. Technology for execution of such

Infrastructure.

ARL418 URBAN DESIGN (2-1-0-6)
Contents

Introduction to Urban design, its scope and relevance, relation between Urban design and Urban planning.
Level of Urban design - City level, Neighbourhood level, Street level, Individual site level, City planning and
Site planning.

Urban form and its elements, Grain, texture, skyline, massing, urban structure, users and activities,
communication systems, residential areas, work places and their interrelationships.

Components of Urban design, urban aesthetics and image, Built form and open space, scale, urban spaces
and urban places, concept of pedestrianisation, malls and plazas, and various design elements.

Sessional work-Study of existing, new and historical urban setups, presentation of study in the form of seminars,
and reports. Design proposal for an urban situation.

References:

1.     Imageofcity-KevinLynch.

2.     Site planning - Kevin Lynch

3.     Urban Design: Architecture of Towns and Cities, Paul D. Spreiregen

4.     Urban Space-Rob Krier

5.     Pattern Language: Christopher Alexander

6.     Emerging Concepts of Urban Space - G. Broadbent.

ARL 419 INDUSTRIAL ARCHITECTURE (3-0-0-6)
Contents

Locational & planning aspects of industrial areas with specific emphasis on selection of site for an industry
and site planning of an industry in a comprehensive manner with varied considerations.

Planning considerations for industrial working areas, study of indoor and outdoor working environment as
related to industrial process of manufacture, human component as related to illumination, ventilation noise control,
role of color in working environment.

Relationship between industrial spaces and structure. Review of structural systems used for industry with
general idea about materials used for various components

Services essential for industries, Demand calculation and system detailing of services like water supply,
electricity, effluent treatment, communication, etc.

Study of environmental pollution as resultant of industrial activity, review of enactment for controlling the
pollution and methods of treatment of industrial pollutants.

Study of various acts as applicable to construction and utilization of industrial structures such as Factory act,
Pollution Control Act, Explosives Act and review of legal formalities to be completed by Architect while working on
an industrial project.

Considerations of aspects of industrial safety as related to the hazards of fire and industrial process prove to
be hazardous to persons working within the industrial spaces and industrial structures.

Architectural design considerations integrating aesthetic qualities in the designing and detailing of industrial
structures with meaningful choice of architectural treatments utilizing materials on the cost, ease of maintenance
and upkeep.

Sessional Work:Notes, report on case study of an industry, drawing and filing various proformas to various
authorities.

ARL 420 VALUATION (3-0-0-6)
Contents

The aim of this subject is to expose the student to an important part of his profession which is known as

valuation. The study shall include the topics as under

Aims & objectives ofvaluafion in respect of Building and Land.
Essential characteristics of value, regarding the building.

Factors affecting the value of built up property - supply and demand, cost of reproduction, occupation of
value, Gild edged Security.

Methods of valuation, such as rental method of valuation, land building basis, development method of
valuation, valuation for rating purpose, valuation for Governmenttaxation, valuation for mortgage.

Considerations for valuables in Town planning, regarding the plots and development.
Objectives and principles of valuation tables.

Sessional work:Notes, exercises on above topics. Study and preparation of valuation report.
Reference Book

1.     Theory & Practice of Valuation by R. Namavati

2.     Valuation of Real Properties by S. C. Rangwala.

ARL 421 DISASTER MITIGATION (3-0-0-6)
Contents

Disaster - concepts, processes and perceptions - natural and man-made - cause and consequences.
Disaster and natural environment, floods and drainage - soil erosion and landslides - earthquakes,land and
building hazards.

Disaster and man-made environment - industrial pollution and health hazards - natural resources damage -
social unrest and damage to people and property.

Disaster Management Plans- structure and process, elements of comprehensive disaster management
(Preparedness, Response, Recovery and Mitigation), phases for plan making (pre-disaster, durtng and post-
disaster), the techno-Iegal regime- standards for urban development and building construction.

Measures for mitigation and rehabilitation, damage assessment- some issues.

Disaster education - community awareness and action - NGO role and management after disaster, people's
participation and self-help measures of mitigation.

Problems of financing and insurance, Role of the Civil Defense during disasters. Case studies - prevention
and corrective measure implemented to face natural disasters.

National policies, objectives & standards government structures for warning and Emergency Response;
Other external and national assistance organizations.

Sessional Work:Notes, seminars, short exercise on plan preparation etc.
References:

1.     B K Prasad: Sustainable Rural Development for disaster mitigation

ARL 422 HOUSING (3-0-0-6)
Contents

Housing and human needs, influences on housing. Housing as an integral part of urban & rural development.

Study of housing concepts (e.g. Mass housing, low cost housing, self help housing, Co-operative housing,
housing based on income groups and density patterns) and the study of transition from traditional to contemporary
pattern of Housing in India.

Space standards for housing schemes and design concepts for cost reduction, use of prefabrication,
modular eo- ordination and pre-stressed components etc.

Concept of density standards and relationship of built and unbuilt in housing layouts.
Understanding of Basic infrastructure at layout level.

ARL 423 TRANSPORTATION PLANNING (3-0-0-6)
Contents

Understanding of the external effects inherent in planning transportation facilities and operations.

Introduction to topics including interaction with land use, economic development, transportation demand,
sustainability, safety and security, intelligent transportation systems (ITS), and context-sensitive solutions.

Brief review of major issues in urban transportation planning. Introduction to Planning process and
transportation models. Uses a systems framework, including goals and objectives, evaluation, implementation,
and monitoring.

Study of vehicular transportation fundamentals including geometric design, pavement design, traffic flow
concepts, level of service analysis, intelligent transportation systems, travel demand prediction methods, and
management of transportation systems.

Current and developing procedures for the structural thickness design of pavements. Bituminous and
concrete pavements for highways, airports, and special heavy loading.

References:

1.     Transport Planning and Policy in India by M.a. Dalvi

ARP 424 INTERIOR DESIGN STUDIO-II (0-0-4-4)
Contents

Study of Interior Design Elements such as flooring, carpets, rugs, tapestry, colour, texture, plants, sculptures,

paintings, murals, etc.

Study of lighting such as physical and psychological aspect of light, Lighting type and use, Lighting fixtures.
Study of flooring, wall paper, paneling and cladding materials, glass and metals etc.

False ceilings, Space dividers, screens, partitions in interiors.

Civil work, General Services, special services and its integration with interior design scheme.
Interior design project and case study.

Sessional work:Notes, sketches, Seminars and studio problems on large interior projects such as commercial,
residential, hospitality spaces etc.

ARP 425 LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE STUDIO (0-0-4-4)
Contents

Site Planning, Methodology and process of site study. Site survey, data collection, compilation, presentation
and analysis techniques. Importance of site planning for landscape design and architecture.

Principles of landscape design. Functional and aesthetic considerations. Interrelationship and use of various
landscape elements/ factors / aspects to form a comprehensive landscape proposal. Landscape design at
community and individual house level.

Landscape construction and detailing for the various landscape elements. Their importance and uses.

Specially landscaped places like interiors, terrace gardens, wall gardens, window landscaping etc. - their
designing and detailing.

Sessional work:Case Studies & Site visits, reports and design problems based on the above topics.
References:

1.     Introduction to Landscape Architecture By M. Laurie

2.     LandscapeArchitecture By J.O. Simonds, McGraw Hill Publications.

3.     Earthscape By J.O. Simonds, McGraw Hill Publications.

4.     LandscapeArchitecture-Amanual of site planning and design By J.O. Simonds, McGraw Hill Publications.

5.     Site Planning By Kevin Lynch.

6.     Site Planning By R. Genebrooks, Prentice Hall Publication .

HUL 483 Subject: Principles of Industrial Management and Psychology:

Content:

·         Industrial management, scope and relevance, ailed disciplines, psychology, industrial sociology and management, evolution of management thoughts, principles of industrial management, planning, co-ordination and communication, types of communications.

·         Industrial psychology, basic concepts of psychology, learning, perception and motivation. Causes of behaviour, individual differences, intelligence and personality, history of industrial psychology in India.

·         Understanding world of work, personnel and human resource management, fundamentals of marketing management, consumer behaviour and advertising, material management, ABC Analysis, ISO 9000 and ISO 14000.

·         Foundation of group behaviour, work teams, team morale, motivation, importance and nature, theories of motivation, Maslow, Alder, Herzberg theory of motivation, leadership in industry, nature and types, theories of leadership.

·         Conflict and negotiation, conflict management, fatigue in industry, work stress, nature and sources of stress, individual differences, coping strategies, employee counselling, quality of work life.

                                                                                                       

OPEN CATEGORY ELECTIVES                                                                                                             

PROGRAMME REQUIREMENT                                              

M. TECH. (URBAN PLANNING)                                              

ARL 427 GRAPHICS & BASIC DESIGN (3-0-0-6)                                                                                              

YEAR OF ADMISSION 2009                                    

Pre-requisite: Nil                                                                                                                                                                       

Contents                                                                                                                                                                                      

The subject is aimed at providing knowledge and understanding of various visual arts and their importance. Understanding design principles and to enhance creativity                                                       

1.     Enhance creativity through various arts like, painting, crafts, sculpture, graphics, etc.

2.     Study of Basic & visual design principles like rhythm, harmony, contrast, balance, symmetry, direction, repetition, pattern, grouping, interruption, scale and proportions

3.     Elemenlary design exercises for study and explorations in creation of space using elements like line, plane, form and theirinter-relationship

4.     Elementary design exercises to understand creation of space & form, using two & three dimensional           compositions/forms

5.     Introduction to Drafting, Letterings, Graphical codes, etc.

6.     Three dimensional representations-isometric, axonometric and oblique view of solids composition

7.     Free hand line sketching and drawing of natural and manmade, indoor and outdoor objects and   situations.

8.     Study and classification of colours with different Hues, Values & Shades Colour wheel and colour composition, properties (visual and psychological) of colour.

9.     Exploring crafts by anyone medium: Clay and pottery workshop, Paper craft and paper machine, Bamboo basket and mat making, Wires sculpture, Wood and thermocol art models, Block making and printing                                                                                                                      

Sessional work:sketches, plates, visual presentation of any art form, compositions (2d-3d), models, using different materials and mediums, 2-D                                                                                                             

References:                                                                

1.             Ching, DK Francis. Architecture: Form, Space And Order         

2.                    Rendering with Pen & Ink, By Gill                                                                                                                   

ARL 429 BUILDING LEGISLATIONS (3-0·0-6)                    

Pre-requisite: Nil       

Contents                                                                                                                                                                                      

The intent of the subject is to make the students familiar with the byelaws to control and promote the ordered growth of a city/town. This section is to be taught keeping in view the fact that, one must know the judicial powers and the effect of byelaws on the development of an urban environment or a human habitation.

Need of legislation in the building industry                                                                                                   

Background of controls and regulations.       

Need for controls at various levels of City development.                                                                                           

Study of Development Control Rules & Regulations for Nagpur City.                                                     

Study of National building code in relation to specific definitions, architectural controls, services, fire protection etc. (Governing for various public building).                                                                      

Study of requirements of Buildings with services as required by various sanctioning authorities in Maharashtra.

References:                                                                                                                                                                                                 National Building Code                             

Development Control Rules & Regulations for Nagpur.                                                                                                                     

PROGRAMME REQUIRMENT

M.TECH. (URBAN PLANNING)

COURSE CONTENTS

ARL436 HISTORY OF HUMAN SETTLEMENT (2-0-0-4)

1.     Factors influencing the growth of Human settlement, Aims and objectives of physical planning

2.     Development of planning thought from ancient times through Medieval and renaissance periods.

3.     The New Town Movement; Industrial revolution and environmental crisis, Impact of urbanization and
industrialization.

4.     Contributions of Ebenezer Howard, Pattrick Geddes, Le Corbusier, Sir Abercrombie and others to planning

thought.

5.     Planning concepts in India, Ancient, pre-independence and post- independence development.

6.     Levels of planning in India and their inter-relationships, Development Plan, Types, Scope and objectives.

7.     Physical nature and characteristics of the urban environment and its components.

8.     Land uses - Physical structure and relationship of parts of a city.

Tutorials: Notes, tests, seminars etc.

References: .

Lewis Mumford: City in History
Sybel Maholy Nagy: Matrix of Man

G.P.Singh: Republics, Kingdoms, Towns and Cities in Ancient India

ARL430 PLANNING PRINCIPLES AND TECHNIQUES (2-0-0-4)

1.     Introduction to versions planning principles and techniques used since the historic times.

2.     Processes and methods for survey and research, Methodology of conducting surveys and presenting survey
data.

3.     Basic quantitative methods in collecting analysis, projecting and presenting data on various land uses.

4.     Standards for development and redevelopment. Study of spatial standards, performance, physical
standards etc.

5.     Problems of urban renewal, study of various techniques for central area development and residential area
units.

6.     Techniques and tools for development control, land values and density pattern

7.     Introduction to aerial photography, photo-interpretation and remote sensing', photo-interpretation

techniques.

8.     Brief study of urban areas preferably with Indian context.

Tutorials:Notes, tests, seminars etc.

References:

Lewis Kibel: Principles and Practice of Town and Country Planning
ITPI Reading Material on Planning Techniques

Levy: Contemporary Urban Planning (fourth Edition)

N.v.Modak & V.N. Ambedkar: Town and Country Planning and housing

ARL431 HOUSING (2 - 0·0 - 4)

1.     Housing through ages in urban and rural areas with locational factors.

2.     Importance of housing in urban and regional development.

3.     Urbanization and problem of housing, slum and squatter settlements, problems and possibilities.

4.     Need, demand and supply of housing in urban and rural areas.

5.     Comparative study of various housing policies and programmes.

6.     Evolution of physical standards for housing designs with reference to socio-economic factors, Density
standards and community planning considerations in residential layouts.

7.     Structural concepts, use of traditional and new building materials and methods, self help and low cost

housing.

8.     Role of co-operative and public and private agencies.

Tutorials: Notes, tests, seminars etc.

References:

Goethert, Reinhard, Tools for the Basic Design and Evaluation of Physical Components in New Urban
Settlements.

Das, S. K .• Urban Coherence and Housing Strategies Design Ideas in Practice in India.
Methods of Estimating Housing Needs, United Nations No. 67 XYIl1S.

MAL469  DEMOGRAPHY AND STATISTICS (2-0-0-4)

Introduction, Scope and methods of statistics, frequency distribution, measures of location and dispersion.

Theory of Probability, random variables, probability density function, cumulative distribution function, mathematical

expectation, variance and special probability distributions viz. Binomial, Poisson, Normal.Linear correlation, regression, least

square method and curve fitting . Population estimation & Projection techniques, population pyramid, age/sex, literacy ratio,

demographic survey, questionnaire etc.

Text Books:

M.R. Speigel: Probability and Statistics, McGraw Hill, 1995.

S.C. Gupta and V.K. Kapoor: Fundamentals of Mathematical Statistics Khanna Publishers, New Delhi, 1989.

Reference Books:

V.K. Rohatgi and A.K.M. Ehsanes Sateh: An Introduction to Probability and Statistics, John Wiley & Sons 1976.

URBAN SOCIOLOGY (Not included in Mapping of Course) (2-0·0-4)

1.     Definition and scope of sociology; relationship between sociology and town planning; Introduction to the
sociological thoughts of Marx, Talcot Parsons, Jane Jacobs etc.

2.     Rural - urban continuum, dichotomy; Physical and Social setting; peasant society and industrial society-
production system and production relation, relation between village and town today.

3.                                                                                                                       Indian village community, rural settlement spatial and social aspects.                                                                                                                   ( ,

4.     Urban sociology with respect to Indian cities; Urbanisation in India, urbanization process as influenced by
socio-cultural, political, economic and administrative factors

5.     Trends and characteristics growth of the modem city and the metropolis; migration, population growth and its
impact (social and physical) policies or urban development.

6.     Urban social structure and stratification dynamics of growth and change; Dynamics of rural society;

7.     Perspectives on Urban Culture, urban culture and post modernity; Neighborhood Concept-Implications and

limitations in Indian context.

8.     Institution. leadership, changing power structure with special reference to Panchayati Raj system.

Tutorials: Notes, tests, seminars etc.

References:

K.Motwani, RD. Saksena: Encyclopedia of Sociology of Politics
Ahuja: Social problems in India (Second Edition

Irwin Macgraw Hill :Urban Economics

B.L. Mathur: Economic Planning & Development Theory & Practice

ARL437 URBAN DESIGN AND CONSERVATION (2-0-0-4)

1.     Definition of urban design, Scope of urban design in Indian context, integration with urban planning

2.     Historical development and approach to urban design, spatial design, classical. function, ornamental space

order

3.     Elements of Urban Design; Urban form aesthetics, visual order of forms, sequence, space, scale.

4.     Urban structure and design rationale; Interrelationship between economic activities, public organizations,
communication systems; Landuse structure and urban community life.

5.     Conservation and urban renewal: Conflicts and compatibility, changing values, obsolescence, land blight.

6.     Concepts of urban decay, approaches and strategies for urban regeneration, urban redevelopment and
requirements and costs; Physical restoration, causes of physical deterioration, selection of construction
methods, Materials specification.

7.     Problems of conservation in developing countries, Conflict resolution between development and

preservation

8.     Role of community in Conservation: Regulation, legislative and revenue aspects.

Tutorials: Notes, seminars, plates &case studies, site visits etc.

References:

Edmond Bacon: Design of cities
Rob Krier: Urban space

Kevin Lynch: Image of City

Geoffery Broadbent: Emerging Concepts in Urban Space Design

ARL438 URBAN LANDSCAPE (Not included in Mapping of Course) (2-0-0-4)

1.     Man and his surroundings, coordination between architecture, town planning and landscape planning

2.     Study of landscape design- particular emphasis to India and its contribution

3.     Elements of landscape design

4.     Plants in relation to urban ecology and planting design, their types- tropical related conditions

5.     Theories and principles of landscape planning

6.     Organisation of spaces

7.     Recreational areas and waterfront developments

8.     Case studies of selected examples

Tutorials: Notes, seminars, plates & case studies, site visits etc.
References:

R Gene Brook: Site planning, environment, process and development
Kevin Lynch: Site Planning

Michael Laurie: An introduction to landscape architecture
Tom Turner: Landscape Planning

ARP 446 PLANNING STUDIO -I (0-0-8-8)

Perception Studies and area appraisal; Area Planning; preparation of at least one planning scheme at Zonal
(residential commercial and industrial area) level; Undertaking physical/socio-economic survey; Presenting
survey data/maps,

Expected Outcomes & Assignment

Study of a neighbourhood involving location, salient features, spatial characteristics, facilities and amenities,
road circulation patterns, spatial and non-spatial linkages to surrounding areas. Comparison with standards,
building byelaws etc.

Concept design for a given area. Design brief, drawings,
Design of a neighbourhood unit analytical charts etc.

ARL432 TRANSPORTATION PLANNING (2-0-0-4)

Relation between local, regional and national levels of transportation planning.

1.     Study of transportation systems such as- Roads, Railways, Waterways and Airways.

2.     Relationship between traffic and land use, study of traffic movements and characteristics, transportation

3.     surveys, means and methods.

4.     Hierarchy of roads and road geometrics, Norms and guidelines for highway landscape; street furniture and
lighting types, standards and design considerations.

5.     Mass transportation system in major cities; Technological options, Integrated System Plan Concept, System
selection, Pricing & Financing of Public Transport Service

6.     Transportation surveys and their types, sampling methods, survey techniques; Designing 0-0 & other Traffic
& Transportation surveys, programming and processing of travel data, analysis and interpretation of traffic
studies.

7.     Causes and consequences of traffic generated noise and air pollufion, noise abatement measures, Air
pollution standards, energy and environmental implications of transportation systems.

8.     Review of national, state and local level transport policies and their relevance in spatial and economic
planning.

Tutorials: Notes, seminars, on field sample survey etc.
References:

Khanna & Justo: Highway Engineering

L.R. Kadiyali: Traffic and Transportation Planning

Vazirani and Ch an dol a Transportation Engineering ,New Delhi.
Road Development Plan of India 2021 -Indian Road Congress

ARL 433 INFRASTRUCTURE PLANNING (2-0-0-4)

1.     Introduction, types of infrastructures; Considerations for infrastructure provisions such as demography and
environmental settings; Infrastructures and regional development

2.     Studies in municipal services for water supply, drainage, sewage and sullage disposal, refuse removal, street
lighting and numbering.

3.     Water supply: Surface and ground water sources, water requirement for different land uses, factors affecting
water demand, Components of water distribution and storage systems, flood frequencies, flood protection
measures in urban areas.

4.     Solid waste management; types of wastes, quantum of waste generated from various land uses, collection
and transportation, disposal of solid waste; different methods of solid waste disposal systems; Community
participation and NGO's, involvement in efficient and solid waste management, study of best practices.

5.     Sewerage and Drainage: Methods to sanitations, advantages of limitations; network and layout, Sewage
disposal methods and location criteria.

6.     Telecommunication, cable T.V., Wireless communications, digital communications -Internet and intra-net,

7.     Energy and power supply networks, Conventional and non-conventional energy forms, some emerging

8.     trends

9.     Financing aspects of infrastructure provisions, PPP, Municipal Bonds etc.

Tutorials: Notes, tests, seminars, etc.

References:

Gurcharan singh: Water supply and Sanitary Engineering-, Standard Publishers, Distributors, New Delhi.
AK. Chaterjee: Water Supply, Waste Disposal and Environmental Poll. Engineering - Khanna publishers
G.S. Birdie: Water supply and Sanitary Engineering

ARL 434 ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING (2-0-0-4)

1.     Fundamentals of ecology, ecosystem structure and function; Fundamental ecological principles pertaining to

planning and resources use.

2.     Human settlement as ecosystem -a board ecological perspective; Introduction to Urban Ecology.

3.     Concept and principles of sustainability; Use, development and management of resources.

4.     Concept and definitions of Biodiversity, Bio-geographical classification of India, Issues in Biodiversity
management; Significance of Urban Biodiversity in planning process, JFM & biodiversity conservation in tribal areas; Biodiversity Convention, Biodiversity Act etc.

5.     Environmental pollution, types, effects, sources and amelioration with particular reference to physical
planning and design measures.

6.     Urban development and environmental disruptions, Introduction to EIA, methods and techniques, related

issues.

7.     Environmental planning in special geo-climatic regions; Hill area developments, Coastal and Arid regions.

8.     Introduction to theory of Environmental Design.

Tutorials: Notes, seminars, site visits etc.
References:

Sandhu. Mihan: sustainable Human Settlement the Asian Experience
RK Pachmi : The Message from WSSD

Reinhanrdt. Forest: Down to the Earth: Applying Business Principles to Environmental Management

ARL 439 PROJECT FORMULATION AND APPRAISAL (2-0-0-4)

Introduction to Projects, Nature of planning projects - Project Life Cycle -Identification - Issues involved in
identification including source of the project.

1.     Formulation: Links between projects and local, state and national level planning including sectoral policy,
pre-feasibility studies, opportunity studies,

2.     Aspects of appraisal: Technical, Financial, Economic, Commercial, Sociological, institutional, Environmental
and anthropological appraisal of projects.

3.     Methods of Appraisal: UN 100, Little-Mirrlees, ZOPP/GOPP, etc. Use of the subject project appraisal in
planning.

4.     Policy parameters in dealing with project - finance, cost recovery, standards, operational maintenance,
institutional arrangement, design viability, density and cost, public participation, etc. and how these affect the
project.

5.     Planning projects: Scale, Cost, Space and Time variations. Demand analysis and forecasting, Market
analysis.

6.     Various stages of project: Identification/Source, project formulation, Detailed Project Report: content and
context and its use.

Tutorials: Notes ,tests etc.
References:

Dr. B.C. Punmia, KK Khadelwal: Laxmi Publications (P) Lld : Project Planning and Control with PERT &
CPM

PERT and CPM Principles and Applications L.S. Srinath: Affiliated East-West Press Pvt. Ltd.
Reading Material on Project Formulation and Appraisal, Dr. A.N. Sachithanandan, ITPI, New Delhi

ARL 440 PLANNING FOR INFORMAL SECTOR (2-0-0-4)

Economic perspectives in understanding the urban processes and their outcome manifested in urban
poverty, migration, rapid urbanization, growth of low-income settlements

1.     Views examining the non-economic factors determining urban change, marginality and marginalization.

2.     Growth and characteristics of the informal sector, Formal- informal sector linkages and their effect on urban
development

3.     Urban poverty: dimensions, determinants and spatial poverty traps, government programmes, effectiveness
of anti-poverty programmes in space, replicability of urban anti-poverty programmes.

4.     Regulatory and facilitative policies on the access of poor to infrastructure, land and labor markets.

5.     Type and characteristics of informal settlements - their integration into mainstream planning - standards and
their applicability to urban poor - case studies on organizing the poor for land development, micro finance,
labour market, etc.

Tutorials: Notes, seminars, etc.

References:

Pen elope J. Brooke: Infrastructure for poor people - Public policy for private Participation

M.S. Ramanujam Employment promotion on the Urban Informal Sector - New age international publishers
Satish Tiwari: Urban Development, Anmol Publications, New Delhi

Amitabh Kundu: On the name of Urban poor -Access to Basic Amenities, Sage Publications.

URBAN ECONOMICS (Not included in Mapping of Course) (2-0-0-4)

General introduction to principles of economics of central, state and local governments; Fiscal programming
and budgeting; National and five year plans - appraisal

1.     Importance of economics relating to the urban development, Problems of employment and investment,
revenue and expenditure.

2.     Economic base of cities and regions, planning for economic development;

3.     Economic concept of land; landuse pattern and land values; location economics, demand forecasting &
factors affecting land supply and demand.

4.     Government by Markets: private development initiatives, rent-seeking and its impact on land supply, groups'
decisions and its effect on land supply and demand,

5.     Property Rights: ownership right, user right, and exchange right- its implication on land supply, type of land
development, cost of development, and method of disposal.

6.     Master Plan, Zoning, and other planning regulations and their impact on supply. Private land assembly, co-
operatives in land development, land pooling and plot reconstitution, land sharing, land lease, land
readjustment techniques and their effect on supply.

Tutorials: Notes, tests, seminars, etc.
References:

ITPI Reader volume on Land Economics

B.L. Mathur: Economic Planning & Development Theory & Practice

CEL493: COMPUTER APPLICATIONS (RS & GIS) (1-1-0-4)

Introduction, overview of various IT applications in Planning processes,

1.     Basic Concepts in Remote Sensing: Concepts; Remote Sensing System; Electromagnetic Spectrum

2.     Fundamentals of Aerial Photography: History of AP; Types of Aerial Photography; Methods of Calculating the
Scale of A.P.

3.     Introduction to GIS; Spatial Data Representation; Data & Coverage; Functions of GIS; GIS as a Decision
Support System; issues related to applications, GIS applications design and implementation.

4.     Integration of GIS and Remote Sensing; Measuring locations, distances, Map scale; Mapping principles;

5.     Generation of map outputs from GIS- elements of cartographic maps, making cartographic map layouts in

GIS

6.     Introduction to data analysis software like SPSS, data tabulations, assigning attributes etc.

7.     Data analysis and types of output using analytical software.

Tutorials: Notes, tests etc.

References:

RogerTomlinson: Thinking about GIS; Stephen Wise: GIS Basics

Tor Bemhardsen: Geographic Information Systems (An Introduction)
Keith C. Clarke: Getting Started with Geographic Information Systems

ARP 447 PLANNING STUDIO -11 (O-O-S·S)

The objective of this studio program is to expose the student to study and establish appropriate planning
standards, techniques of population projection, Identification of the data to be collected and the sources thereof,
organizing surveys and collecting socio-economic, traffic and other data, Using selected computer software to
analyze the data, Projecting the future with different scenarios and identification of 'action areas' (i.e., specific

problems related with housing, services, circulation, etc.)

Planning problem will include case studies of small/medium towns and/or central metropolitan areas /
business districts, composite commercial residential/ industrial area development.

Expected Outcomes &Assignment

Preparation of development master plans for small/ medium settlements; Presenting survey / data / maps,
feasibility, implementation reports.

ARL 443 PLANNING LEGISLATION AND URBAN MANAGEMENT (2-0-0-4)

Introduction to Indian Constitution; Eminent domain, Police power and taxation powers as basis of
legislation.

1.     Meaning, significance and objective of planning legislation; constitutional basis and provisions of relating 10
land, its development and use.

2.     Development of planning legislation in India, salient features of with a few selected state Town and Country
planning acts, land acquisition act, Urban land ceiling act and other urban policy implication for public action.

3.     Conservation of natural resources including mining and forestry acts, Institutional frame work for
environment planning and resource management, environmental legislation and administration.

4.     Development plan and area planning legislation, Development controls, zoning regulations, bye-laws and

their implication to urban growth.                                          .

5.     Form, function and powers of Municipal corporations, Municipalities, Notified area authorities, Cantonment
boards etc.

6.     Administrative and functional structure of implementing Authorities, Special Area Development Authorities,
Professional Institutes; Professional role and responsibility of planning consultants, professional ethics and
code of conduct

7.     Rural and urban local self government, state -local relationship, Panchayat Raj, Panchayat Samities and
Zilla Parishad

Tutorials: Notes, tests, seminars, etc.
References:

ITPI Reader Volume
UDPFI Guidelines

Master Plan Approach: Efficacy & Alternatives

CEL 493 COMPUTER APPLICATIONS (RS & GIS) (1-1-0-4)

Course contents available on webpage of Civil Engineering Department

ARL441 DISASTER MANAGEMENT (2-0-0-4)

Disaster - concepts, processes and perceptions - natural and man-made - cause and consequences.

1.     Disaster and natural environment, floods and drainage - soil erosion and landslides - earthquakes, land and
building hazards.

2.     Disaster and man-made environment - industrial pollution and health hazards - natural resources damage-
social unrest and damage to people and property.

3.     Disaster Management Plans- structure and process, elements of comprehensive disaster management
(Preparedness, Response, Recovery and Mitigation), phases for plan making (pre-disaster, during and post- .
disaster), the techno-Iegal regime- standards for urban development and building construction.

4.     Measures for mitigation and rehabilitation, damage assessment- some issues.

5.     Disaster education - community awareness and action - NGO role and management after disaster, people's
participation and self-help measures of mitigation.

6.     Problems of financing and insurance, Role of the Civil Defense dUling disasters. Case studies - prevention
and corrective measure implemented to face natural disasters.

7.     National policies, objectives & standards government structures for warning and Emergency Response;
Other extemal and national assistance organizations.

Tutorials: Notes, seminars, short exercise on plan preparation etc.

References:

B K Prasad : Sustainable Rural Development for disaster mitigation

ARL444 PLANNING FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT (Not included in Mapping of Course) (2-0-0-4)

Rural Situation in India, Indian Village from the Pre-British Period to 194 7, Social Stratification Changes and
Modernisation

1.     National Planning and rural development, Regional Development and urban rural partnerships, related
inputs and infrastructure development.

2.     Agricultural development allied activities, Agriculture under Five Year Plans, Marketable Surplus and

Cropping Pattern. Patterns of rural linkages, communication and marketing facilities, community

development, institutions and delivery of social services.

3.     Rural settlements, typology, structure, Spatial Significance in metro regions and interior areas. Area, district
and block level development planning and implementations, public parttcipation in rural development
process, role of voluntary organisations. Planning principles of village planning and community norms.

4.     Rural energy issues, renewable and alternative sources of energy; ECOlogical and environmental

considerations in rural development and village planning.

5.     Land Reforms in India: Need and Scope of Reforms, Tenancy Reforms., Rural Credit.

6.     Community Development and Panchayati Raj, Area Development and Target Group Based Development.

7.     Non-Govemment Experimentation of Rural Development, Milk Co-operative in India.

Tutorials: Notes, seminars, etc.

References:

Ashok Kumar: New Approaches is Rural Development

D. Robins, WTansly & K G Wills:Rural Resources Development
VivenderSingh K :Socio - Economic Planning for Rural Development

ARL445 METRO AND REGIONAL PLANNING (2-0-0-4)

Urban growth and system of cities: growth of metropolitan and mega cities scale, complexity and its impact
on national development.

1.     Metropolitan growth - Trends, characteristics, problems and socio-economicand political issues in India.

2.     Primacy, polarization and processes of metropolitan growth in India, emergence of mega cities. Economic
and unintended growth in metropolitan areas. Multi nuclei development and functional inter-linkages.

3.     Concept of growth centres, growth pole, service centre and aqro-politan district concept and their
approaches. Regional imbalances and inequalities in India, Decentralised planning approaches for regional
development.

4.     Planning for new towns - types, design criteria -development process and issues; New towns approach in
India - small and medium town development

5.     Issues in metropolitan management governance - Approaches to institutional development, financing and
land management case studies from India and developing countries.

Tutorials: Notes, seminars, etc.
References:

S.L.Goel & S.S. Dhaliwal: Urban Development & Management

Shri Bhagwan Dahiya: Theorotical Foundations ofDevelopment Planning

ARL442 SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (2-0-0-4)

Concept and principles of sustainability, Sustainability versus Development,

1.    Role of local knowledge systems in sustainable development;

2.    Issues in Sustainable Development, Gender and livelihood

3.    Sustainable development in developed and developing nations,

4.    Economic versus Environmental sustenance; concepts of environmental economics, environmental
accounting, resource pricing, green house emissions and implications on global trade etc.

Tutorials: Notes, tests, seminars, etc.

References:

Sandhu. Mihan : sustainable Human Settlement the Asian Experience
RK Pachmi : The Message from WSSD

Reinhanrdt. Forest: Down to the Earth: Applying Business Principles to Environmental Management

ARP 448 PLANNING STUDIO -Ill (0-0-8-8)

The objective of this studio is to expose the students to various complex issues involved in the planning and
management of large urban agglomerations. The output of this studio exercise shall be the preparation of a
'structure plan', a 'city development strategy' comprehensive development plan of a large city;

The selection of the case study may be based on the geographical location, population size, functional
category, rate of growth etc.

City assessment shall be done through a ten day visit to the selected city / large urban area by group of
students, prepare existing land use (broad), collect necessary secondary information, discuss / survey public about
the problems, vision etc.,

ARD 501 PROJECT PHASE -I (0-0-0-6)

Pre-requisites: For M. Tech. Students - pass in Planning Studio I and Planning Studio 11

The objective of the seminar is to enable the student to develop abilities in different techniques of
communication inclusive of both written reports and visual-oral presentations. Students shall need to work either in
group or individually as per the scope of the topic. The topic of the seminar shall be related to Urban Planning and
may include current affairs and projects in the field. The evaluation shall be on the basis of periodic reviews and final
presentation.

The objective of the subject is to enable the students to select and carry out research on the relevant topic in
the field of Urban Planning. It is to be carried out on an individual basis from the conception of the idea through
conduct of the research to the preparation of a final report and presentation.

The dissertation programme includes the following three major stages in view of the objectives listed above.

These stages may be overlapping to a certain extent as the entire exercise is to be viewed as a process.

                Stage-1                  Selection of topic and introduction

                Stage-2                  Identification of case studies and literature and review

                Stage-3                 The documentation and presentation

ARD 502 PROJECT PHASE - II (0-0-0-18)             

Pre-requisites: For M. Tech. Students - pass in Planning Studio I and Planning Studio 11

The subject of the thesis project shall be selected by the student and approved by the Department. The topics
should be on current research and professional planning interests. The project shall be worked out by the student
himself / herself under the guidance of the thesis advisor(s).

The project work shall include an intensive study of relevant literature, case studies, data collection and
interpretation, analysis of problems and issues concerned with the study area and formulation of guidelines.

Project evaluation shall be done as per the guidelines issued by the Department. Project work shall be
periodically evaluated as per Project (thesis) programme.