School of Architecture


About School:

School of Architecture is approved by Council of Architecture, New Delhi. School is the most influential, exciting and innovative architecture schools in Maharashtra and recognized for setting the agenda for what architecture is and could be.

Profession of architecture is an eclectic mix of all the fields related to art, culture, human behavior, science, and technology, and hence a true multidisciplinary in nature. Architecture profession goes beyond designing & crafting meaningful physical spaces, and profoundly influences human health, human behavior and society.

An architect is a creator and therefore needs a deep understanding of cross discipline that helps to assimilate the desired architectural expressions for Clientele.

School of Architecture is engaged creating the future architects through the programmes that are designed to explore new challenges with a passion for inventiveness, intelligence and effectiveness.

At campus, student centric learning culture provides opportunities for learning and practicing. Education programme at campus are designed to understand ‘how’ things work and ‘find’ practical solutions with the use of scientific processes, application of theories and design. Students are made ready to play a role and perform functions as an architect who observes, identify, create, evaluate and design.

Vision

We aim to be one of the leading schools known for its architectural studies and to contribute towards the transformation of human life, understanding contemporary design culture and to protect the environment through various programmes, research studies and collaboration with professionals and stakeholders.

Mission

  • Provide quality and value based education that transform the students through the academic rigor and vibrant culture.
  • Fostering sensitivity and appreciation in the curriculum that focuses on built environment, learning physical and visual designs, focusing on building social inclusiveness and dealing with the climate and environmental challenges.
  • Offering a diverse and cross-disciplinary approach in fields of Ecology, Technology, Planning, Management and Construction.
  • Focus on the relationship between History, Culture, Behavioral science, Technology, Exploring future of practices in design, Manufacturing and Construction.
  • Expand external partnerships, through collaboration with Professional organizations for the knowledge, exchange of ideas and joint projects.
  • Engaging adjacent discipline through innovation, managerial and entrepreneurship skills.
  • Incorporate importance of community service thus contributing towards social responsibility.

Programmes

School of Architecture offers graduate and postgraduate programmes, namely B. Arch., and M. Arch. (Environmental Architecture). These programmes are approved by the Council of Architecture, New Delhi. School of Architecture has woven academic rigor with hands-on industry experiences through in-house and professional lectures, seminars, colloquiums, workshops, site visits, and study tours. Students are encouraged to push the envelope of conventional thinking, stretch their imagination to realize and own their full creative potential.

B. Arch.

Five Year Programme

Ten Semesters

Choice Based Credit System

M. Arch. (Environmental Architecture)

Two Year Programme

Four Semesters

Choice Based Credit System

Meet The Academic Leader


Dr. Uma Jadhav

Dr. Uma Jadhav has more than 21 years of prolific professional as well as academic experience. She holds a Ph.D. in Architecture (2016 – SPPU) in Sustainable Rural Development and a Masters in Urban and Regional Planning (2000 - CEPT). Before solely dedicating herself to academics, she was a principal architect/consultant at Ar. Uma Jadhao & Associates where she successfully handled panoply of architectural and urban planning projects and was registered as the member of an empowered Panel of Valuers with many reputed banks like IDBI, AXIS, UTI, DCB Bank, Fullerton Co. Ltd., etc. She was also a part of an interdisciplinary team of Architecture department of ‘Perth and Kinross Council, Perth’ in the United Kingdom, for almost two years.

She has authored and presented a number of Research Papers in international conferences. Her experience and expertise are regularly summoned as a resource person and panel member on various academic selections committees. She is actively associated as a resource person on the Panel of the Ph.D. Research Centre of Bhanuben Nanawati College of Architecture, Pune. She has also worked as Assistant CAP Director for B. Arch CAP of SPPU, Pune from 2012-2014. In addition to the academic contribution, she has worked on a number of administrative committees like Infrastructure, Academic Audit, Disciplinary Committee, Women’s Grievance, Admission committee, Examination, etc.

She has been instrumental in architecting innovative teaching-learning modules to deliver subjects knowledge through unconventional teaching pedagogy; this includes Vertical Studios, Saturday Events, Annual Exhibitions, Expert Talks, etc. to encourage students to enhance their lateral, critical, and analytical thinking abilities with a focus on entrepreneurial and interpersonal communication skills. She strongly believes that architecture touches the lives of individuals and society alike, and hence should be handled with the utmost sensitivity.

With her extensive experience and passion for academics, she joined D Y Patil University's School of Architecture in its formative years and is an incumbent Principal. She continues to play a pioneering role in the evolution of DYPUSOA and deserves credit for its stellar rise in the architectural fraternity.

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