About School of Architecture & Planning

School of Architecture and Planning, KIIT University is rich in diversity, creativity, and scholarship. With a mission to educate future designers to shape collaborations, synthesize complexity, and catalyse transformation for public good and foster research in all scales of the built environment: local, regional, national, and international, KIIT school of Architecture and Planning offers full time course in architecture at undergraduate level. There is proposal for floating a Master Degree programme in Urban Planning in the coming years.

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With a competent faculty prominent across the breadth of the field, students are exposed to many different approaches to Architecture, Design and Planning. Critics and theorists from around the world supplement the faculty, and together, they introduce students to issues and trends in contemporary architectural design and practice. Both theory and studio sessions being viewed as core of the program, the School brings together the expertise of architecture, industrial design, interior design, landscape architecture, urban design, visual communication design, and environmental science, with relevant subjects form arts, humanities, engineering and technology. Among others, these skills include drawing, architectural presentation, research and writing, computer applications, technical and managerial aptitudes in problem definition and solution seeking. With a strong foundation of multi-disciplinary skills, the students emerge as built environment consultants par excellence guided by a strong sense of moral responsibility and accountability.

Education at KSAP is pivoted on the fact that architects are responsible catalysts for societal change. Besides a rigorous teaching of the skill and disciplines of architecture the focus of education is on creating social and cultural responsiveness; developing an inquisitive and critical approach and nurturing multidisciplinary skills.

Vision

Preparing context aware professionals for excellence in architecture with multi-disciplinary skills and responsibility.

Mission

  • Nurturing best practices : local and global.
  • Innovating integration of technologies : existing and emerging
  • Embracing sustainable and climate adoptive design practices.
  • Fostering a creative and collaborative research environment.
  • World class centre of excellence in sustainable Asian architecture.

Leadership

Soumyendu Shankar Ray

Dr. Soumyendu Shankar Ray

Director, School of Architecture & Planning
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