DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE

The main objective of the Bachelor of Architecture program is to educate and train students to become professionally sound and creative architects and as to prepare them for higher studies. Teaching is focused on enhancing creative abilities, critical thinking and to inculcate professional competence and ethical practice.

After the first two foundation semesters, the third and fourth semesters are focused on the basics of architectural design with emphasis on the understanding of architecture as a combination of functional and aesthetic concerns. The course introduces design as the study of basic interrelationship of spaces and generation of architectural form based upon program, building materials, technology and aesthetic sensibilities. Geographical and cultural context plays a very important role in the design process.

The fifth and sixth semesters form the intermediate level of the course and introduce advanced structures, building technologies and design tools. Understanding of the context in master planning plays a vital role in the design of built environment. The students at this stage are also introduced to the concerns of sustainability.

The seventh and eighth semesters are the start of advanced level that broadens the horizon of study to encompass the issues of urbanism and the built environment. This includes the impect of individual building in its wider physical and cultural context in shaping of the built environment. Topics like regeneration of historic urban centers and housing design form the main focus at this level.

The ninth and tenth semesters are for the thesis project with a focus on independent research on a topic of personal interest and its articulation in the final design project.

PROGRAMME
STRUCTURE
Foundation Semesters

1st Semester

Code Courses Category Type Credits
FNDN-1101 Drawing I Foundation Studio 3
FNDN-1102 Drafting I Foundation Studio 3
FNDN-1103 Design Process I Foundation Studio 3
FNDN-1104 Sculpture I Foundation Studio 3
FNDN-1106 History of Art I Foundation Theory 1
FNDN-1107 Introduction to the Arts I Foundation Theory 1
COMP-1101 English Language and Literature I Compulsory Theory 2
COMP-1102 Pakistan Studies Compulsory Theory 2
Total 18

2nd Semester

Code Courses Category Type Credits
FNDN-1201 Drawing II Foundation Studio 3
FNDN-1202 Drafting II Foundation Studio 3
FNDN-1203 Design Process II Foundation Studio 3
FNDN-1204 Sculpture II Foundation Studio 3
FNDN-1206 History of Art II Foundation Theory 1
FNDN-1207 Introduction to the Arts II Foundation Theory 1
COMP-1201 English Language and Literature II Compulsory Theory 2
COMP-1202 Islamiat Compulsory Theory 2
Total 18

3rd Semester

Code Courses Category Type Credits
ARCH-2101 Architecture Design I Core Studio 8
ARCH-2102 Materials and Building Construction I Core Theory-Studio 2
ARCH-2103 Theory of Stucture I Core Theory-Studio 2
ARCH-2104 Drawing I Core Studio 2
NCA-2101 History of Art I Core Theory 2
ARCH-2106 Computer Applications I Elective Lab 2
Elective from other departments Elective 2
Total 18

4th Semester

Code Courses Category Type Credits
ARCH-2201 Architecture Design II Core Studio 8
ARCH-2202 Materials and Building Construction II Core Theory-Studio 2
ARCH-2203 Theory of Structure II Core Theory-Studio 2
ARCH-2204 Drawing II Core Studio 2
NCA-2201 History of Art II Core Theory 2
ARCH-2206 Computer Applications II Elective Lab 2
Elective from other departments Elective 2
Total 18

5th Semester

Code Courses Category Type Credits
ARCH-3101 Architecture Design III Core Studio 8
ARCH-3102 Materials and Building Construction III Core Theory-Studio 2
ARCH-3103 Building Services I Core Studio 2
ARCH-3104 Urban Design I Elective Theory-Studio 2
NCA-3101 History of Art III Core Theory 2
ARCH-3106 Sustainable Systems I Elective Theory 2
Elective from other departments Elective 2
Total 18

6th Semester

Code Courses Category Type Credits
ARCH-3201 Architecture Design IV Core Studio 8
ARCH-3202 Materials and Building Construction IV Core Theory 2
ARCH-3203 Building Services II Core Theory 2
ARCH-3204 Urban Design II Elective Theory-Studio 2
NCA-3201 History of Art IV Core Theory 2
ARCH-3206 Sustainable Systems II Elective Theory 2
Elective from other departments Elective 2
Total 18

7th Semester

Code Courses Category Type Credits
ARCH-4101 Architecture Design V Core Studio 8
ARCH-4102 Landscaping I Elective Theory 2
ARCH-4103 Urban Planning I Elective Theory-Studio 2
ARCH-4104 Architecture Seminar I Elective Theory 2
ARCH-4105 Research Methodology I Core Theory 2
ARCH-4106 Engineering System I Core Theory 2
ARCH-4107 Project Management I Elective Theory 2
Total 18

8th Semester

Code Courses Category Type Credits
ARCH-4201 Architecture Design VI Core Studio 8
ARCH-4202 Landscaping II Elective Theory 2
ARCH-4203 Urban Planning II Elective Theory-Studio 2
ARCH-4204 Architecture Seminar II Elective Theory 2
ARCH-4205 Research Methodology II Core Theory 2
ARCH-4206 Engineering System II Core Theory 2
ARCH-4207 Project Management II Elective Theory 2
Total 18

9th Semester

Code Courses Category Type Credits
ARCH-5101 Architecture Design VII Core Studio 8
ARCH-5102 Landscaping III Elective Theory-Studio 2
ARCH-5103 Professional Practice Core Theory 2
ARCH-5104 Thesis Research and Writing Core Theory-Studio 4
Total 16

10th Semester

Thesis 16 credits


* Student can drop one departmental elective to opt for the elective offered by other departments from 3rd to 6th Semester


Elective Courses

From 3rd semester onwards, a student will be able to choose elective courses from within his/her department and from other departments with the help of assigned advisor. Each Elective Course will be of 2 credit hours.


Code Courses Type
ARCH-2102 Materials and Building Construction I Theory-Studio
ARCH-2104 Freehand Drawing I Studio
ARCH-2106 Computer Applications I Lab
ARCH-2202 Materials and Building Construction II Theory-Studio
ARCH-2204 Freehand Drawing II Studio
NCA-2201 History of Art II Theory
ARCH-2206 Computer Applications II Lab
ARCH-3102 Materials and Building Construction III Theory-Studio
ARCH-3104 Urban Design I Theory- Studio
ARCH-3106 Sustainable Systems I Theory
ARCH-3202 Materials and Building Construction IV Theory
ARCH-3203 Building Services II Theory
ARCH-3204 Urban Design II Theory-Studio
NCA-3201 History of Art IV Theory
ARCH-3206 Sustainable Systems II Theory
ARCH-4102 Landscaping I Theory
ARCH-4103 Urban Planning I Theory- Studio
ARCH-4106 Engineering System I Theory
ARCH-4107 Project Management I Theory
ARCH-4202 Landscaping II Theory
ARCH-4203 Urban Planning II Theory-Studio
ARCH-5102 Landscaping III Theory-Studio
ARCH-5103 Professional Practice Theory
ARCH-2207 Architectonic Theory
STUDENT'S
WORK
FACULTY
Prof. Dr. Syed Faisal Sajjad

Head of Department
B. Arch. NCA, Lahore
M. Arch. UET Lahore
PhD UET,Lahore

Attiq Ahmed

Associate Professor
B. Arch. National College of Arts, Lahore
M. Sc. Architecture and Urban Design, Columbia University, New York, USA

Zahid Usman

Associate Professor
B. Arch. NCA
M. Sc. in Architectural Lighting
Design, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden

Rabia Ezdi

Associate Professor
B. Arch. NCA
M. Sc. Urban Management and Development
Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Holland

Amna Majeed

Associate Professor
B. Arch. NCA
Master of Urban Design
Development and Design,
University of New South
Wales, Sydney, Australia

Khalid Ibrahim

Associate Professor
B. Arch. NCA,Lahore
M. Arch. U.E.T., Lahore
MDS- Historic Preservation BAC, USA

Hafsa Imtiaz

Associate Professor
B. Arch. NCA,Lahore
M. Arch, Urban Building from Glasgow School of Art,
Makintosh School of Architecture, UK

Muhammad Ali Tirmizi

Assistant Professor
B. Arch. NCA

Muhammad Azib Bajwa

Assistant Professor
B. Arch UET, Lahore
M. Arch UET, Lahore

Syed Ali Pasha

Assistant Professor
B. Arch. NCA, Lahore
M. Arch. Architecture Design, University of Nottingham, UK

Sulman Lateef

Assistant Professor
B.Arch. NCA

Fariha Shahid

Assistant Professor
B. Arch. UET, Lahore

Asad Ali

Assistant Professor
B. Arch. NCA
M. Arch. Kingston University of London

Umair Zia Malik

Assistant Professor
B.Arch NCA
M.Arch U.E.T, Lahore

Zunaira Batool

Assistant Professor
B. Arch. Indus Valley School of Art & Architecture, Karachi
M. Phil in Conservation & Management-NCA, Lahore

Daniya Atta

Assistant Professor
B. Arch. NCA
M. Arch. Colombia University, New York, USA

Sarah Khadijah Cheema

Assistant Professor
B. Arch. NCA
M. Arch. Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London, London’s Global University

Naveed Hussain

Lecturer
B. Arch. NCA
M. Arch. Punjab University, Arts & Design, Lahore

Mulghalarra Khan

Lecturer
B. Arch. NCA
Master in Urban Design
Vrije University of Brussels
Master of Arts Urban Studies (MA), University of Vienna (Universitat Wien)

Sama Khan

Lecturer
B. Arch. NCA
M. Arch. (Architecture, Cultural Identity & Globalization) University of Westminster, London, UK

Mahina Reki

Lecturer
B.Arch. NCA
M.Arch. Ghazi University Ankara, Turkey

Jabir Hussain

Lecturer
B.Arch. NCA

Awais Aqdus

Lecturer
B.Arch. Comsats
Master of Monumental Heritage, Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Salman Gohar

Lecturer
B.Arch. NCA
M. Interior Design NCA

Yusra Binte Rehman Alvi

Lecturer
B.Arch. NUST
M.Sc (Design Research) Dept. of Architecture Bauhaus Dessau Hochschule Anhalt University of Applied Science

FACULTY FOUNDATION SEMESTER

Khalid Ibrahim
Head of Foundation Year

Associate Professor
Architecture

Prof. Dr. Murtaza Jafri
Shehnaz Malhi
Nausheen Saeed
Sadia Amin Raja
Awais Aqdus
Sumaira Ameen
Prof. Dr. Syeda Farida Batool
Muhammad Arshad Saeed
Ammara Khalid
Tausif Zain Ul Abedin
Wasim Akhtar
Ali Zafar
Syed Muhammad Hassan Zaidi
Naveen Zehra
Mujahid Sohaib Butt
Nariman Aziz
Ateeq ur Rehman



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