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Admission Notice: M.Arch (Environmental Design)

Event Timing : 30/09/2020, 12:15 - 30/11/2020, 11:15

Applications are invited for the admission in M.Arch for Environmental Design, Architecture and Urban & Regional Planning. 

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Admission Notice: M.Arch

Event Timing : 30/09/2020, 11:30 - 30/11/2020, 11:30

Applications are invited for the admission in M.Arch for Environmental Design, Architecture and Urban & Regional Planning. 

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ADMISSION NOTICE: M.ARCH (Architecture)

Event Timing : 30/09/2020, 11:15 - 30/11/2020, 11:15

Applications are invited for the admission in M.Arch for Architecture. 

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ADMISSION NOTICE: MURP (Urban & Regional Planning)

Event Timing : 30/09/2020, 11:15 - 30/11/2020, 11:15

Applications are invited for the admission in M.Arch for Urban & Regional Planning. 

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M.Arch 2nd Sem, MURP 2nd Sem, B.Arch (AR and NAR) Carry Over Exam Schedule for Even Semester 2020

Event Timing : 04/09/2020, 18:15 - 24/09/2020, 18:15

M.Arch 2nd Sem, MURP 2nd Sem, B.Arch (AR and NAR) Carry Over Exam Schedule for Even Semester 2019-20

Online Counselling for UPSEE candidates for vacant seats in post-graduate courses

Event Timing : 04/09/2020, 06:15 - 05/09/2020, 06:15

Admission Cell, Faculty of Architecture and Planning is going to conduct an Online – Counselling session for UPSEE candidates for admission to the vacant seats of its PostGraduate program {M. Arch., M.U.R.P., and M. Arch. (Environmental Design)}. Go to: https://meet.google.com/sio-ywxv-wrf

Online Teaching in Architecture: A Paradigm Shift

Under the patronage of Prof.(Dr). Vandana Sehgal, Principal and Dean; Faculty of Architecture and Planning, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow, in joint collaboration with Faculty of Architecture and Planning, Integral University, Lucknow organized an online panel discussion on “ Online Teaching in Architecture: A Paradigm Shift”. The experts invited in the panel discussion were: Prof.(Dr) Somenath Sen; (Faculty, Department of Architecture and Regional Planning; IIT Kharagpur) ; Prof. Ranjan Chattopadhyay; (Professor Amity University, Kolkata & Ex-Director General, Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority); and Prof. (Dr) Joydeep Dutta (Professor Mumbai University; Ex- AVP Reliance Group of Industries, Ex- Senior Architect Taj Group, Ex- Faculty, IIT Kharagpur, Visiting Faculty Sir JJ College of Architecture, Mumbai). The panel discussion was moderated by Prof.(Dr). Indrani Chakraborty; HoD & Dean Faculty of Architecture and Planning, Integral University and Dr. Subhrajit Banerjee; Associate Professor, Faculty of Architecture and Planning and Associate Dean (PGSR) of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University. Key issues addressed and discussed: The discussion was with the focus on Academia, Industry and the interface of the two, with probable simulations. The issues discussed were as follows: • Is the present wave of online teaching temporary to fight the pandemic situation and should we shift to the old system post Pandemic? Or there is a real need of Augmentation in the old Teaching pedagogy? • Can this exercise of Online teaching which is presently being followed by all the Architecture schools for existing undergraduate and post graduate courses be seen as an opportunity for capacity building of students, teachers and administrators? • How can we appraise the present situation in the perspective of a teacher? What according to the educators are the pros and cons of this ongoing system? Shall we lose good teachers along with their convincing and productive pedagogy? • Reaction of the student community of different levels with respect to their acceptance of the new pedagogy, the new skills are developing in the process and the probable outcome as professionals. • Suggestive changes and amendments in Norms, Regulations framed by the different Affiliating and Accrediting and Professional bodies and accordance with National Education Policy 2019.

Live Webinar on Good Practices for Conservation of Monuments and Sites by Ar. Nishant Upadhyay

About the webinar: In order to respond to the need for design interventions in monuments and sites; conservation and design professionals need a brief introduction to the charters of ICOMOS and UNESCO guidelines for conservation of built heritage in urban or rural scenarios. The webinar will introduce these international guidelines along with sharing interesting case studies across the globe, where designers have done interventions to built heritage and surroundings to respond to the contemporary needs and society. About the speaker: Ar. Nishant Upadhyay, an alumnus of the Faculty of Architecture, AKTU, Lucknow, has been trained as a conservation architect in RLICC, KULeuven, Belgium.He is the founder architect of DHARATAL a design studio with a specialization in vernacular architecture and historical landscapes. At present he works as heritage consultant for state governments of India and UNESCO Dhaka Office. He is a PhD candidate at KU Leuven with a research focus on the role of historical landscape conservation in sustainable regional development, with the case of the Royal Gardens of Rajnagar in Bundelkhand, India. He is also an active ICOMOS India member and central zone representative of EPWG, COMOS India.

Programme for creating awareness amongst women for Anaemia.

Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University organised an event in the faculty premise on 10/01/2020 to create awareness amongst women related to Anaemia.

Initiatives under the National TB Elimination Program

As per the initiative taken under the National Strategic Plan (NSP) for Tuberculosis (TB) Elimination five TB patients have been adopted by the faculty of our institute. We have been monitoring their treatment and wellbeing since then in coordination with the KGMC officials. We have extended our full hearted support to the TB patients whether it be moral support or financial support and shared our contact information with them so that they can always contact us in case of any need.

Spatial Narratives: Timeless and Experientially Engaging Architecture by Ar. Yatin Pandya

A 3 day workshop on Spatial Narratives was conducted by eminent architect Yatin Pandya. Architect Yatin Pandya besides practicing is an author, activist, acdemician and researcher as well and has been associated with CEPT University Ahmedabad, NID Ahmedabad and has been a lecturer to various universities abroad as well.The workshop engaged students in an intense way to understand the timelessness that architecture yearns for and the outcome was in the form of a Muesorial project.

Tree Plantation Ceremony

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University has conducted the Tree Plantation Drive from 9th-15th August. to honour the occasion, Faculty of Architecture & Planning, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University hosted Tree Plantation Ceremony on 09th June 2019 at the Gomti Riverfront opposite to Chattar Manzil. Students of FOAP have planted over 250 saplings of Neem, Peepal, Imli, Amaltas etc. The tree plantation drive is FOAP's commitment towards better environment.

Faculty Development Program- Computer Applications in Architecture- 10-14 June 2019

Faculty of Architecture and Planning, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University hosted a Faculty Development Program from 10th-14th June 2019 on “Computer Applications in Architecture” in association with AICTE. Studio Symbiosis whose principal founding member’s Britta Knobel Gupta and Amit Gupta are pioneers in the field parametric architecture conducted the program.The program was an intensive one and brought together faculty members from various institutions and involved a lot of brainstorming sessions. The end product of the FDP was a lightweight structure made by the participants in campus.

Badminton Tournament 2019

The college hosted Badminton tournament which saw participation and enthusiasm from all.The league went for a week with Finals being held at BBD Badminton Academy.It inculcated a healthy sense of competition and sportsmanship spirit amongst all.

Lecture by Dr. Shaleen Singhal on Literature Review in Research

Dr Shaleen Singhal visited the campus on 9th March for a special lecture on Literature review in Research and methodology for review .Dr. Singhal is a Professor at TERI School of Advanced Studies with 21 years of research and academic experience working on sustainable urban development issues in India and UK

Training Session for Weather Station

Faculty participated in the training session for the Weather station installed in the campus premise.

Inauguration of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhaya Academic Block

Faculty of Architecture, Lucknow, currently affiliated by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University inaugurated its new Academic Block Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhaya Academic Block with Hon’ble Chancellor & H.E. Governor of U.P. Shri. Ram Naik being the Chief guest. Special guest for the occasion was Shri. Ashutosh Tandon, Hon’ble Technical & Medical Education Minister of U.P. Among the dignitaries present were Dr. Vinay Kumar Pathak, Vice Chancellor, AKTU; Mr. Bhuvnesh Kumar (Secretary, Technical University).

Built Heritage Conservation for Future Use-An Open lecture by Ar. Nishant Upadhyay

Ar. Nishant shared his works and experiences in the field of heritage ,rural areas, traditions and landscape. through the means of an open lecture.He has worked with several national and international organisations like INTACH, UNESCO, ICOMOS.

Workshop on Conservation Materials (Lime)

Dr. Neeta Das conducted workshop on conservation materials with special emphasis on lime from 14th- 16th March at Faculty of Architecture campus. Dr. Das is the chairperson of NGO Mansara, Center for the study, Conservation and Development of the Built Heritage and listing faculty at School of Architecture,CEPT University.

Pravah Art and Cultural Fest - 2019

Faculty of Architecture, Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam Technical University hosted Pravah Art and Cultural fest at its Tagore Marg campus on 7th and 8th March 2019. The zonal level winners from engineering colleges all over UP, under the umbrella of AKTU participated in the finals.An array of competitions such as Face Painting, Rangoli making, T-shirt painting, Mehendi design, Collage making and Poster making were held.Distinguished personalities were invited as the judges for all the events. Their expertise and knowledge diversified thoughts and approaches for judging varied entries.

Lecture by Rosie Llewellyn Jones about Lord Claude Martin and Chhatarmanzil

A lecture on Lord Claude Martin and Chhatarmanzil was delivered by Dr. Rosie Llewellyn Jones. Dr. Jones is a well-known British scholar with an expertise on Lucknow and has authored several books on the city including “Last King in India, Wajid Ali Shah; Lucknow City of Illusions; Engaging Scoundrels;, and The Great Uprising In India, 1857.

A Workshop and Lecture on Water colour and Composition

A workshop on rendering techniques and composition was organised on 9th and 10th February , 2019 in FOA,AKTU premises. The workshop was conducted under the guidance of renowned sculptor, artist and academician Prof. Amanatullah on visual presentation techniques.

Pravah Art and Cultural Fest

Faculty of Architecture, Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam Technical University hosted the art segment Pravah Art and Cultural fest at its Tagore Marg campus. The zonal level winners from engineering colleges all over UP, under the umbrella of AKTU were the participants in the finals. An array of competitions such as Face Painting, Rangoli making, T-shirt painting, Mehendi design, Collage making and Poster making were held and approximately 80 students participated in the events.