Department of

Architecture

Department of Architecture

About

Established in the year 1995 with B.Arch Degree Programme (5 years) and it has continuously made significant strides in all academic as well non-academic aspects. Presently the Department offers B.Arch, M.Arch and Ph.D. programmes. The Department of Architecture at PMU has a strong tradition of fostering independent design thinking and research.

Vision

To be an unique department in creating eminent architects with excellent creativity and sound technical knowledge, competent enough for adapting the changing trends and culture of mankind and in turn applying them for the societal needs with environmental consciousness.

Mission

  • DM1 To produce Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research scholars in Architecture at par with current global demands and trends.
  • DM2 To inspire and provide challenging ambience to evolve as leaders to advance in the field of Architecture.
  • DM3 To provide a platform for innovation, critical thinking and research in the field of architecture and allied disciplines.
  • DM4 To serve as a reliable, highly capable resource for the profession, academia, and the society.

PROGRAMME EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

    Based on the mission of the department, the programme educational objectives is formulated as

  • PEO1 A successful professional to lead and coordinate the project team consisting of professionals from different disciplines in the design and execution of projects irrespective of the scale at locally and globally.
  • PEO2 Able to understand the societal and individual's spatial needs and requirements with respect to the context, their culture and tradition and to come up with innovative unique and aesthetical design solutions.
  • PEO3 An environmentally and socially responsible person, able to design an optimum solution in terms of human, materials and energy resource utilization and take conscious efforts to transfer the essence of the past to the present and the future through his creations.
  • PEO4 Prepared for continual education in architecture, entry into architectural field and the building industries.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES

  • PO1 Ability to effectively use basic architectural theories and principles in design process.
  • PO2 Ability to understand and frame the design requirements considering the diverse points of view to reach well reasoned conclusions based on the relevant criteria and standard.
  • PO3 Ability to diagnostic survey record and analyze, interpret, apply, and develop a proposal at the individual building and urban level.
  • PO4 Ability to prepare technically clear drawings, writes outline estimation and specifications, and prepares models illustrating and clarifying the assembly of materials, systems, and components appropriate for a building design.
  • PO5 Ability to use traditional and digital media representational skills to analyze and convey essential design idea at each stage of the design process.
  • PO6 Understanding of the architect's responsibility to work in the public interest, to respect historic resources, and to improve the quality of life for local and global neighbours.
  • PO7 Work collaboratively with teams of architects and various interdisciplinary design teams involved in the building industry, incorporating the financial implications, negotiating contracts, selecting service consultants.
  • PO8 Ability to design a sustainable built environment to provide healthful environments and reduce the environmental impacts.
  • PO9 Sensitive enough to strictly adhere to the code of conduct prescribed by the competent authority to practice the profession in the country with respect to building codes and regulations, safety aspects and upheld the value of the profession at its highest.
  • PO10 Ability to upgrade required skills in the domain of construction technology, design process methods using software's to meet the changing scenario.

PROGRAM SPECIFIC OUTCOME

    Based on the mission of the department, the programme educational objectives is formulated as

  • PSO1 Understand the concept of energy in buildings and the impact of energy crisis in building industry and ability to design energy efficient buildings.
  • PSO2 Understand the planning aspects from the macro to micro level and ability to develop a planning, urban design proposal.