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1 COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN ARCHITECTURE - III L T P - - 6 RATIONALE To enable the student to create three dimensional objects in space with special emphasis on presentation and visualization of interiors and exteriors of building using different rendering techniques using auto CAD 2000 or the latest programme. To enable the student to make, render and edit drawings and images using adobe photoshop and corel draw (latest versions); to enable the student to make audiovisual presentations using MS Power point DETAILED CONTENTS Note: Relevant theory may be taught along with practical exercises in each topic. 1. Fundamentals of 3-D Drafting 1.1 1.2 1.3 Basic Features Coordinate system 3-D entities and surfaces (20 hrs)

Exercises – 1 : Converting simple geometric shapes into 3-D Objects 2. Making an existing 2-D plan drawing compatible to 3-D drafting 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 3. (16 hrs)

Commands and modifications to 2-D drawings B. Poly, rectangle, elevation, extrude – requirements and applications 3-D of exterior of blocks – preparation, modification of 2-D drawing 3-D of interiors of block – preparation, modification of 2-D drawings (30 hrs)

3-D Modeling 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Wire frame, surface and 3-D solid modelling Viewing 3-D models Rendering, shading and hide commands Material representation Importing and exporting library

Exercises – 2 : 4th Semester design proposal to be converted in 3-D model 4. Adobe Photo-shop and Corel Draw (Latest Versions) 4.1 Introduction to Abode Photoshop and Corel Draw (10 hrs)

98 4.2 5. Demonstration of 3-D Max, Corel Draw, Abode Photoshop as a rendering tool for 3-D blocks/walk through etc. (20 hrs)

Presentation Software like Power Point 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 Creating a simple presentation Viewing Editing Different types of images Use of clip art

Exercises 1. Converting simple geometrical shapes into 3-D objects 2. Students will take their second year design proposals and convert them in 3 dimensional presentation models 3. Render the tutorial 2 using photo-shop and Corel Draw 4. Making a PowerPoint presentation of major project done in 5th semester INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGY This is a highly practical oriented subject. Efforts should be made by the teachers to procure relevant softwares and give practical exercises to individual students, so that they develop proficiency in operating computer softwares as applied to the profession of architecture. The theoretical instructions should be dovetailed with practical work. Toward the end of the session each student should be given independent computer based project assignment. Expert lectures from practicing architectural field may be invited to deliver talks and for presentation of live case studies on computers to motivate the students and increase their level of awareness. Special efforts should be made by the teachers to develop well defined small tutorial exercises on each topic and supervise the exercises being performed by the student throughout the session. If need be some basic operational fundamental exercises may be repeated in the beginning of the session. Special emphasis may laid in training the students, to avail help from the user friendly softwares so that they develop confidence and are able to work independently.

In addition. public health works and roads etc. DETAILED CONTENTS 1.99 6.2 4. this subject has great importance for diploma holders in Architecture Assistantship.2 QUANTITY SURVEYING.3 Units of measurement for various items of work as per BIS:1200 Rules for measurements Different methods of taking out quantities – centre line method and long wall and short wall method 16 hrs) 4. irrigation works.2 3. they must have basic knowledge regarding analysis of rates. contracting principles of valuation. Therefore. Duties of quantity surveyor (2 hrs) Types of estimates 2. Introduction to quantity surveying and its importance.2 3. buildings.1 3. VALUATION AND SPECIFICATIONS L 4 RATIONALE Diploma holders in Architectural Assistantship are supposed to prepare material estimates for various civil works namely. Preparation of Detailed and Abstract Estimates from Drawings 4. 2.1 4. Measurement 3.3 A small residential building with a flat roof Temporary shelters/sheds Water supply lines for a house .1 Preliminary estimates Plinth area estimate Cubic rate estimate Estimate per unit base Detailed estimates Definition Stages of preparation – details of measurement and calculation of quantities and abstract (4hrs) (4hrs) T P 1 - 2.

lintels. slab and column (10 hrs) 6.7 5. slab. Requirement of material. rates of material and labour is given: Earthwork in excavation hard/ordinary soil and filling with a concept of lead and lift Cement concrete in foundation RCC in roof slab Brick masonry in cement mortar Cement Plaster Painting and polishing 6.1 5.6 5.4 4.4 5.5 4.e. labour.2 5.3 5.2 Steps involved in the analysis of rates.1 6. contractor’s profit and overheads Analysis of rates for finished items when data regarding labour.6 5. Sanitary and water supply fittings i.8 Cement mortars of different proportion Cement concrete of different proportion Brick masonry in cement mortar Plastering and pointing Painting and polishing Cement concrete flooring Terrazo flooring Steel reinforcement of RCC elements – Beam. sundries.100 4.5 5. septic tank for a domestic building Roads/streets network of group housing project RCC work in beams. column and lintel (10 hrs) Calculation of quantities of materials for 5. Analysis of Rates 6.3 Running and maintenance cost of construction equipment .

RC. “Estimating and Costing . Costing and Valuation (Civil)”.1. M. It will be advantageous if students are given valuation reports for reading. preparation of bill. first and final bill. checking of measurement.3 Single storey buildings Double storey buildings General specification 1st. 2nd. (6hrs) Purpose of valuation. Estimating and Costing”. 5.3. Arora. principles of valuation Definition of various terms related to valuation like – depreciation sinking fund. BS. Anand. RECOMMENDED BOOKS 1. 8. Delhi. Ambala Ramesh Publications Chakraborti. 8. fair rent. standard measurement book.101 7 Measurement Book and Billing (6hrs) Entries in measurement book. year’s purchase etc Method of valuation Replacement cost method Rental return method (6 hrs) 9 Specifications General and detailed specifications of : 9. HD.2. 3. secured advance payment. Inderjit Singh. Pasrija. New Asian Publishers Rangwala. market value. 3rd and 4th class buildings INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGY This is an applied engineering subject. and Kohli. Costing and Specification in Civil Engineering”.2 9. “Estimating. advance payment. “Estimating. salvage and scrap value. Teachers are expected to provide working drawings for various civil works and students be asked to calculate the qauantities of materials required for execution of such works.1 9. 2. D. BN. “A Text Book on Estimating and Costing (Civil) with Drawings”. Calcutta Dutta. refund of security money 8 Valuation 8. 4. CL and S. Charotar Book Stall Kohli. running account bill. Teachers should conceptualise making analysis of rates for different items of works.

(4 hrs) (6 hrs) 5. simple exercises on preparation of tender document. Contract General Principles of contract Types of contract and their advantages and disadvantages and suitability Architect duties and liabilities under the contract Contractors duties and liabilities Employer’s duties sand liabilities 3. competition fees - (2 hrs) Architectural competitions. conditions of engagement and Scale of professional fees and charges. Code. comparative statements (technical and cost comparisons). PERT. Human relations - Human relations and performance in organisation Understand self and others for effective behavior Behavior modification techniques Industrial relations: Relation with subordinates. 1972 6. industrial safety. Architect and his work Structure of an architect’s office Office and management Architects duties to his employees under labour welfare provision (2 hrs) 4.102 6. which are essential attributes for a successful technician. Tenders and Quotations (4 hrs) Tenders. tender documents. CPM. Architect act.- 2. types of tender. supply order. communication and enterpreneurship etc. This course is designed to develop understanding of various functions of management.3 RATIONALE The knowledge of this subject is required for all engineer/technicians who wish to choose industry/field as their career. equals (peers) and superiors Characteristics of group behavior . professional conduct. role of workers and architects and providing skills with respect to marketing. essential characteristics of a tender notice. work order. Inspection (4 hrs) ARCHITECTURAL PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE L T P 3 . DETAILED CONTENTS 1.

2. Conflicts Genesis of conflicts Interpersonal. Professional practice by Roshan Namavati Tender Documents by Labour Law . Enterperneurship - (8 hrs) Concept of enterpreneurship Need of enterpreneurship in the context of prevailing employment and economic condition of the country Successful enterpreneurship. interpersonal.103 Mob psychology-grievance. technological. strikes and lockouts Handling of grievances and negotiation techniques Absenteeism Labour turmoil – its causes. training for entrepreneurship development Basic resources: financial. agitation’s. human & information resources and other entrepreneurship support system REFERENCE BOOKS 1. effects and remedies Labour welfare (6 hrs) 7. CPM and PERT Introduction to CMP & PERT Development of CMP networks Pertaining to simple engineering works (8 hrs) 10. intergroup conflicts Resolving conflicts Team Building (4 hrs) 9. Communication Importance of communication The communication process Barriers to communication Making communication effective Listening in communication 8.

Form Symmetry and Balance Texture Colour Contrast Proportions and scale Simplicity Focus Rhythm Aesthetics (Visual aspects and functional aspects) Relationship of landscape & climate a) b) c) d) Orientation Sun Control by Plants Wind control by plants Microclimate and Human comfort (6 hrs) 4.RATIONALE The basic knowledge of elements related to landscaping and their principles are very essential for the students of Architecture Assistantship.104 6. shrubs. Through this subject. Flowering species) Water Earth forms and stones Artificial or man-made elements (20 hrs) (6 hrs) 2. ground covers. besides an understanding of outdoor functional spaces. DETAILED CONTENTS 1) Elements of Landscape a) b) c) d) Plants (Tress. Outdoor functional spaces with respect to different building types (6 hrs) .4.1 LANDSCAPE DESIGN (ELECTIVE-I) L T P 3 . Principles of landscape design with respect to architectural functions a) b) c) d) e) f) g) h) i) j) 3. the students shall be introduced to relationship of landscaping and climate.

Publisher Mc Graw Hill Book Company London (1978) Trees in Chandigarh – Ms Randhawa. 8. 2. Landscape Architecture by symonds published by MC. RECOMMENDED BOOKS 1.C. 3.105 PRACTICAL EXERCISES 1. 5. (10 hrs) Landscape design of an outdoor area with in an existing building or group of buildings Landscape design of the architectural design project students are currently working on. Publisher Garland STPM Press. 4. 7. 2. Publisher Mc Graw Hill Book Company London (1961) Earthscape : A Manual of Environmental Planning – Simonds John O. Book Company Urban Landscape Design by Garnett Eckko Published by M. Publisher . Randhawa Flowering trees by Rajnish Wattas The Landscape of Man – Geoffrey Jellicoe. Book Company Landscape Design that save energy by Anne Simon Majfat & Marc Schiler Flowering trees of India and beautiful gardens of India by M. Publisher Thames and Hudson London (1995) A Visual Approach to Park Design – Albert J Rutledge.S. 9. Graw Hill. Graw Hill. 6. 10. New York (1981) Landscape Architecture – Simonds John O.

Housing as a human need. MIG. high rise (any one example of each layout) (8 hrs.) Type of housing Detached. Publicprivate participation. cluster. DETAILED CONTENTS 1.) 1. curvilinear. Economically weaker sections Low income group/Middle income group. Density. Housing standards with reference to building codes Zoning. co operative housing. HIG etc.) (8 hrs. social. Housing policy & finance Role of Government (Hudco and National Housing Board) in housing. (4 hrs. (4 hrs.) . FAR. Row houses. Through this subject. semi detached. (6 hrs. Site and services scheme.4. Housing for 4. Patio Type.) (4 hrs. 5. Layouts of housing Row type. Slum clearance/Slum upgradation Various standards & policy with one example of each type.2 HOUSING (ELECTIVE-I) L 3 RATIONALE The students of Architectural Assistantship should have sufficient understanding about the various policies of EWS. (6 hrs. they shall be given an ideas about the housing policy.) 2. cultural and economic factors affecting the housing needs. height 3. apartments.106 6.) T P - Cost effective building technology and materials in housing. financing schemes and state housing development agencies. cul-de-sacs. LIG. Set backs.

N. (e. open spaces shopping.) RECOMMENDED BOOKS 1. health and educational facilities.107 8. Town Planning made plain-Louis Keeble. study to be done as a group project) (8 hrs. Study of housing in a neighbourhood unit with reference to circulation pattern. 2. .g. Town & country planning by V. Modhak.

population size and layout.3 TOWN PLANNING (ELECTIVE-I) L 3 RATIONALE To develop an understanding about the components of town planning and to equip the student with requisite knowledge to assist in the preparation of master plans. with respect to the chandigarh sector. (4 hrs) Road and street systems: Road and town aesthetics Introduction to Urban land uses & their management. layout of housing/urban development schemes.Soria Y Mata Garden city. FAR.4. Satellite). Distributions of facilities within a neighbourhood (shopping. Functions of a neighbourhood. Principal elements and the location of public (14 hrs. Star. education and recreation).Ebenezev Howard Broad acre city. FSI Neightbourhood.108 6. Density-net and gross.Le corbusier 3. health. Zoning: Need and purpose in a master plan. Planning Process: Site Selection. Types of town shapes with reference to circulation (Linear. bulk & height. Overview of town planning: functions with reference to a) b) c) d) e) 2.) 4. a) b) (4 hrs) (14 hrs.) T P - Greek towns Roman Military Towns Italian Hill Towns Medieval Fortified Towns Renaissance Ideal Towns (6 hrs) Growth of the Industrial Town a) b) c) Need & Purpose Characteristics of the Factory Town Trends in Modern town Planning: Linear city. . Land uses in a town. 5.The neighbourhood concept by Clarence Stein. grid. DETAILED CONTENTS 1. their hierarchy and location.

tune & Architecture-Sigrfried Cyicdreon Text Book of Town Planning – Abir Bandyopadhyay Publisher – Arunabha Sen Books and Allied (P) Ltd.Spreiregen. 13. London (1968) . Publisher – Architectural Press. 6. 18. 19. distribution and hierarchy within a town. Begde Text Book of Town Planning-Abir Bandyo Padhyay Space. Commercial Areas: Hierarchy of Commercial Area in a Town/City and their foundation (Vis-à-vis the population they serve) Open Spaces: Their location. 4. Great Britain (1967) Town Planning – Hiraskar.109 c) d) e) Circulation System. 20. 9. Note: For each of the above land uses a suitable town plan is to be studied. traffic distribution. Familiarisation with terms: Traffic flow. 22. New York (1969) Town Design – Frederick Gibberd . 14.) RECOMMENDED BOOKS 1.Hiraskar The Making of Cities.Mc Graw Hill Book Company.Walter Bar Town and Country Planning-John Ratctiffe Towns cape-Gordon Cullen Town Planning – SC Rangwala Ancient and Medieval Town Planning in India-Prabhakar V. analysed to be submitted as a report 6. Urban Design of Towns & Cities – Paul D.Publisher Longman Group Ltd. Matrix of Man – Moholy Sibyl Nagy. 5. 17. peak hour volume. Publisher. 15.Cyallion B Fischer Town Planning made Plain-Lewis Keeble From Pre History to Post Modernism-Isabelle Hyman Town Planning in Ancient IndiaWorld Architecture-Patrick Nutgens Fundamentals of Town Planning. 21. 16. 2. 10. Publisher – Van Nostrand Reinhold. 11. Publisher Town and Country Planning & Housing – VN Modak. 8/1 Chintamani Das Lane. Spreiregen Urban Pattern. Legislation and Urban Controls a) b) Need and purpose of development controls in towns. Publisher Town Planning made Plain – Lewis Keeble. 1983. USA (1984) Architecture of Towns & Cities – Paul D. Calcutta 700 009 Urban Pattern – Gallion & Eisner. Modes of transport and modal split in a town.Hierarchy of road network in a town. Obligatory and discretionary functions of Urban Local Bodies and Development Authorities. 7. 8. (6 hrs. 12. 3. Publisher – Pall Mall Press.

Site organization Principles of organization Communication. 3.) 4.) Introduction Critical Path Method (CPM) Progressive Evaluation & Review Technique (PERT) Introduction network development & analysis (with simple examples) (6 hrs. Inspection & Quality Control Need for inspection & Quality Control Principles of inspection (8 hrs. Network Technique - (12 hrs. Safety at site and labour welfare schemes. Significance Objectives & Functions of Construction Management Resources for construction Construction Team (6 hrs.1 SITE MANAGEMENT (ELECTIVE-II) L T P 3 .) (6 hrs. equipment. The students should have sufficient knowledge of CPM/PET.5. Schedule Preparation of material. leadership & Human relation Site organization Temporary services Job Layout 5.) Construction Planning Introduction to planning Latest Breakdown Structure. DETAILED CONTENTS 1.RATIONALE Many a times the contractors engage the services of Architectural Assistants to manage the construction sites.110 6.) . labour & finance schedules. Introduction to Site Planning & Management 2.

. . Construction Labour Status of construction labour Trade Union connected with construction industry. Publisher. Consturction Planning & Management by PS Gahlot & BM Dhir International (P) ltd.) RECOMMENDED BOOKS 1.111 6. Enforcement of specification Stage of inspection & Quality Control (18 hrs.) Safety in Construction Importance of safety Safety measures in different construction activities Excavation Drilling & Blasting 7. New Delhi. (2 hrs.

the basic knowledge of building construction and detailed knowledge of building materials is required. With the knowledge of this subject the students can help in handling interior projects from the concept stage to the project implementation stage. DETAILED CONTENTS 6. Market survey of materials. furniture (6 hrs. . design and execute building interiors. The course would be supplemented with literature and samples of materials.) NOTE: 3. Living Room Dinning Kitchen Bedrooms. Children bedrooms Toilets (Public. Teachers while imparting instructions are expected to explain concepts and principles introducing various building finishing materials.112 6. Residential) Restaurants/fast foods Lobbies/Waiting space Office Shops (4 hrs) Case Studies of Live projects with respect to circulation.2 INTERIOR DESIGN (ELECTIVE-II) L T P 3 RATIONALE Students of Architectural Assistantship at the diploma level are expected to know.5. Space Analysis (3 sheets) a) b) c) d) e) f) g) h) i) 2. Materials (4 hrs. Therefore. appropriate uses of materials for wall finishes.) a) Houses b) Offices c) Shops d) Restaurant/Fast Food Any one case study to be taken in the form of report with the help of sketches and photographs. flooring/ceiling etc. activities. Also this exercise is necessary since the interiors are becoming more integral part of architecture and considerable stress is being laid in interior design.

3. Nufert Archtect’s data MAGAZINES a) b) c) Inside out side Indian design magazine Society exteriors RECOMMENDED BOOKS 1. 7. Shop (Any one project to be taken) (16 hrs) a) b) c) d) e) f) g) h) Detailed Plan Layout (following pattern. Brondy The best interiors and life styles of India-by the Indian and Eastern Engineering Co Ltd. Interior Design by Ahmed Kasu.) Electrical Layout in Interiors Interior Design problem of Restaurants. Offices. Time sever standards for Interior Design and sapce planning. 2. 6. storage. 5.113 4. partition. Houses. Human Relastion’s oliver (latest volume) Indian Interiors (by Angelika Tashen. furniture) Sectional elevation (wall treatments) One point perspective Details of furniture.). Furniture Storage Partition False ceiling Panelling (6 hrs) (12 hrs. fake ceiling Electrical layout Colour Schemes Indoor Plants Following books/magazines may be used for reference study material: BOOKS: 1. Time sever for satore planning and design-Charles E. 3. 4. 2. Details (5 sheets) a) b) c) d) e) 5. 6. Inter-wood (Publiched by Monica International) Design & decorate: Living room Design & decorate: Bathroom ..

6. 5.3 RATIONALE Besides planning/designing new buildings. DETAILED CONTENTS 1. Building construction by Sushil Kumar Building construction by B. Punia Maintenance of building by Gurcharan Singh . The aim is to provide in depth understanding of building repair and maintenance to the students.- RECOMMENDED BOOK 1. the students of Architectural Assistantship working in the estate development have to plan and execute the repair works of existing civil works. Principles of Building Maintenance & its economic constructions Identifying the sources of problems in interiors & exteriors of building Causes of dampness and remedies for removing dampness Defects & repair in roofs Common defects & their repair in buildings Surface finishes defects & repairs Maintenance of water supply & Drainage systems (6 hrs) (6 hrs) (6 hrs) (10 hrs) (6 hrs) (6 hrs) (8 hrs) BUILDING MAINTENANCE (ELECTIVE-II) L T P 3 .114 6.C. 4. 2. 7. 2. 3. 3.5.

. The project work identified in collaboration with industry may be preferred. and conclusions regarding above mentioned aspects. It is also essential that the faculty of the respective department may have a brainstorming session to identify suitable project assignments. Project work. one case study. There should not be more than 3 students if the project work is given for a group. Power presentation of the complete project work - A suggestive criteria for assessing student performance by the external (personnel from industry) and internal (teacher) examiner is given in table below: . users. The project assignment can be individual assignment or a group assignment. therefore. The purpose of the portfolio (major project) should be to design and represent a chosen a realistic Architectural design problem for presentation to a client and execution on site. inter-relationship of spaces. For this purpose. students should be asked to identify the type of project work.) Pre-design studies culminating in a report comprising study of activity. The students have various aptitudes and strengths. The students should identify or given project assignment at least two to three months in advance. One project chosen by individual students to be developed in the following stages: (The project should be having coverage of about 1000 Sqm. they would like to execute.15 Project work aims at developing skills in the students whereby they apply the totality of knowledge and skills gained through the course in the solution of particular problem or undertaking a project.6 PORTFOLIO (MAJOR PROJECT) L T P . individual space analysis.115 6. should match the strengths of students. Detailed design of the project to be presented through rendering presentation and detailed model Report writing/portfolio including complete working drawings with details of the design project. Each teacher is expected to guide the project work of 5-6 students.

9. 4. Performance criteria Max.** marks Rating Scale Excellent Very good Good Poor 1. No. 3. students must get “Overall Good grade” failing which the students may be given one more chance of undergoing 8 -10 weeks of project oriented professional training in the same industry and re-evaluated before being disqualified and declared “not eligible to receive diploma ”. 8. Selection of project assignment Planning and execution of considerations Quality of performance Providing solution of the problems or production of final product Sense of responsibility Self expression/ communication skills Interpersonal skills/human relations Report writing skills Viva voce Total marks 10 10 20 20 10 10 20 20 8 8 16 16 6 6 12 12 4 4 8 8 2 2 4 4 5.116 Sr. It is also important to note that the students must get more than six “goods” or above “good” grade in different performance criteria items in order to get “Overall Good” grade. 7. 10 5 5 10 10 100 10 5 5 10 10 100 8 4 4 8 8 80 6 3 3 6 6 60 4 2 2 4 4 40 2 1 1 2 2 20 The overall grading of the practical training shall be made as per following table Range of maximum marks i) ii) iii) iv) v) More than 80 79 <> 65 64 <> 50 49 <> 40 Less than 40 Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor Overall grade In order to qualify for the diploma. 2. 6. .

weekly and monthly reports while awarding marks as per the above criteria. 4. 2. The internal and external examiners will evaluate students separately and give marks as per the study and evaluation scheme of examination.117 Important Notes 1. . It is also proposed that two students or two projects which are rated best be given merit certificate at the time of annual day of the institute. should evaluate the students performance as per the above criteria. a person from industry/organization. preferably. who has been associated with the project-oriented professional training of the students. 3. The criteria for evaluation of the students have been worked out for 100 maximum marks. This criteria must be followed by the internal and external examiner and they should see the daily. The external examiner. It would be better if specific nearby industries are approached for instituting such awards.