School of Architecture - Facilities
School of Architecture - Facilities

CARE has extensive facilities for student and faculty use, unique to each discipline. We offer well-equipped classrooms, labs and spaces that make the CARE a vibrant place to study and grow.

EXPLORE FACILITIES

Architecture Studio

An air conditioned Architecture studio provides students with a preliminary understanding of architecture design and introduces them to key issues that underpin the social and physical construction of the built environment. The course equips the student with fundamental skills that are critical to practice of architecture and offers on introduction to the architectural studio as a key learning environment in architectural education. An architecture course requires students to create a complex and creative architectural design that remains their focus over the course of an entire semester. Such studio projects are expected to be comprehensive in their development and execution. The final evaluation is a presentation of project to the thesis committee for approval.

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Library

Spread over 32,000 sq. ft., the library is well-stacked with the latest editions of professional books (both Indian and International), magazines and journals. In tune with the times, a virtual library with internet access, Medlar search facilities, media resource services, computerized database access and E-access are also available for journals and –e books.

Lecture halls

State-of-the-art air-conditioned Lecture Halls with multimedia facilities make the lectures interesting. With LAN and internet at the desk of every student, lectures become more interactive.

Climatology lab

The Climatology lab is equipped with comprehensive weather station, rain gauge, barometer, anemometer, solarimeter and dry bulb thermometer. The students and faculty members use these instruments for their study and research.

Surveying lab

The Surveying lab consists of an assortment of state-of-the-art equipment for performing various engineering measurements. This equipment includes four total station instruments for obtaining angle and distance measurements, four automatic engineering levels, a tripod-mounted laser level, a hand-held laser distance meter, and three hand-held, mapping grade GPS units. Ancillary equipment, such as tripods, reflective prisms, and level rods is also available.

Material museum

The material museum is an expansive display of various building material including modern construction materials. This serves as a learning space for the students to decide on their choice of materials during their academic exercise.

Model-making workshop

The model making workshop is the place where the students start to learn the basics and nuances of transforming their sketches and drawing into appreciable and understandable 3D models. The workshop has material cutting machines, potter’s wheel, and all the latest equipment required.

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