BS Architecture

Architecture is a multi-disciplinary profession which emerged with state of the art technology in fast growing construction industry incorporating creativity, conceptualization and finalization at three levels of learning comprising of foundation, the intermediate and final stages from inception to conception and then to execution.

Department of Architecture was established in Hazara University at garden campus in 2010. The curriculum of Bachelor Degree in Architecture (B.Arch) spread over five academic years (10 semesters).


Mission/Vision

The aim of the Department is to prepare professionals with unique and quality education in the field of architecture in order to make a sustainable environment for the communities and generations. The department of architecture is determined to develop linkages around the world and work on one platform with honor and dignity of nation.

The curriculum in architecture degree is set in such manner that the students will take inspirations from past civilization, modern, post-modern and contemporary world. The creatively for the development of a sustainable society in the field of construction industry is the unique quality for architects and professionals.

The course is prepared according to the HEC/PCATP and International standards with the help of qualified experts and academicians in the field of Architecture to produce young architects in society. The department of architecture is a platform to exposure for students and faculty through International trips, participations of faculty and students in the international conferences, seminars, workshops, having a well-qualified faculty with national/International exposure and experience aims to produce young and creative practitioners and researchers.


Targets & Outcomes:

    • An ability to conceptualize and coordinate designs, addressing social, cultural, environmental and technological aspects of architecture.
      An ability to recognize the dialectic relationship between people and the built environment.
      An ability to apply visual and verbal communication skills at various stages of architectural design and project delivery processes.
      An ability to critically analyze building designs and conduct post occupancy evaluation studies.
      An ability to employ architectural research methods including data collection and analysis to assess and propose improvements in existing built environments.
      An ability to work collaboratively with teams of architects and various interdisciplinary design teams involved in the building industry.
      An ability to recognize diversity of needs, values, behavioral norms, social patterns as they relate to the creation of the built environment.

  • Eligibility for Admission

    Department of Architecture is running Bachelors of Architecture degree programs. Student intake is in accordance with the University policy i.e. Fall Semester every year.

    Candidates with FSc(Pre-Engg) or DAE (Architecture) and having at least second division, securing 45% marks in aggregate are eligible to apply. Qualifying the admission test and interview is compulsory. Candidates scoring less than 40% marks each in the test/interview will stand disqualified for admission.


    CONTACT Person

    Head of Department


    CURRICULUM STRUCTURE

    Duration: 5 years
    Semesters : 10
    Total Credit Hours: 171

     

    Required Courses

     

    Section

    Knowledge Area

    Credit Hours

    A

    Year ---------- 1

    34

    B

    Year ---------- 2

    36

    C

    Year ---------- 3

    30

    D

    Year ---------- 4

    30

    E

    Year ---------- 5

    30

     

     

    A. Year-------1

    Year—1 (SEMESTER –I)

    Course Code

    Course Title

    Cr. Hrs.

    ARC 101

    Basic Design—I

    6           

    ARC 102

    Visual Communication—I

    3           

    ARC 103

    Introduction to Built environment

    2           

    BS 101

    Social & Behavioral Sciences

    3           

    BS 102

    Islamic Studies

    2       

    BS 103

    English Composition and Comprehension

               

     

    Total

    18        

    Year- I Semester II

    Course Code

    Course Title

    Cr. Hrs.

    ARC 111

    Basic Design–II

    6             

    ARC 112

    Visual Communication–II

    3             

    ARC 113

    History of Art and Architecture–I

    2             

    ARC 114

    Geometry for Architects

    3             

    BS 111

    Pakistan Studies

    2             

    BS 112

    Communication & Presentation Skill

    2             

     

    Total

    18          

     

     

    B. Year ------ 2

     

    C. Year ------ 3

     

    D. Year ------ 4

     

    E. Year ------ 5

     

    Elective Courses

    Semester

    8

    03 Credit Hours

    Semester

    9

    02 Credit Hours

    Semester

    10

    02 Credit Hours

     


    INDIVIDUAL ELECTIVE COURSES LIST

    Space, Place & Environment
    Space and Power
    Environmental Psychology
    History of Ideas

    Vernacular Architecture of Indian Sub-Continent
    Culture and Architecture
    Popular Culture
    Cultural Heritage Conservation Techniques

    Sonic / Visual / Olfactory and other Scapes
    Aesthetics and Appreciation
    Fine Arts
    Architectonics
    Geometry and Proportions
    Talking (writing) Design
    Mathematics For Architects
    Bio-Mimicry
    Advanced Computer Applications For Architects
    Digital Technologies and Design Architectural Signage
    Advanced Architectural Presentation Techniques

    Building Crafts
    Calligraphic Arts
    Architectural Photography

    Urban Design
    Urban Planning
    Urban Development
    Human Settlement / Housing
    Low Income Housing
    Participatory Design
    Sustainable Design

    Landscape Architecture
    Indo-Islamic Gardens & Landscapes
    Landscape Design
    Design For Special Users

    Design For Disaster Risk
    Environmental Impact Analysis
    Disaster Risk Management

    Surveying and Leveling
    GIS For Architects
    Building Economics

    Project Planning And Management
    Real Estate/ Facility Management
    Specifications And Quantity Surveying

    Stage and Set Design
    Interior Architecture


     

     

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
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