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Facilities

INFRASTRUCTURE

The well planned campus of the school provides ample space for administration, lecture halls and design studios, seminar and lecture rooms, staff rooms, library, mult' purpose hall and student's common room and workshop.

COMPUTING FACILITIES

The school has advanced in Computer and Networking facilities with exclusive Computer Labs for UG and PG students. Internet connection has been provided for all Computer Labs, staff rooms, Lecture rooms and the office.

CONSTRUCTION YARD
A construction yard is available in the department where hands on workshops on building construction techniques are conducted. Such a yard gives ample opportunity for the students to experiment with various building materials and building construction technology.

ENVIRONMENTAL LAB
A state-of-the- art environmental lab facilitates the staffs and students to study, understand and research various aspects leading to a better understanding of 'environmental friendly architecture'.

MATERIALS MUSEUM
Materials museum contains samples of various traditional as well as modern building materials for display, to enable students' to understand the availability of new building materials in the market as well as the versatility of the traditional building materials in the modern context.

ART STUDIO
An art studio with all the necessary facilities is well established in the department of Architecture. With the guidance of faculty members, the students create murals, sculptures and paintings in and around the department which helps to showcase and further art in the built environment.

MULTIPURPOSE HALL
A large multipurpose hall is used for display of students work from time to time. This hall is also used for 'critique of architectural design' during the course of the semester.

MODEL MAKING WORKSHOP

A model making workshop is available for the students to prepare models of their design works.

LIBRARY

The library functions effectively with financial assistance from the University, Government of Tamil Nadu and the UGC, and the total collection of publications now exceeds 13,000. A number of books and technical publications have been received from the British Council, other Consulates, research and academic institutions, as well as Planning and Development Agencies.
The School’s strength lies in the facilitation of interactive learning through design projects, student seminars and lectures. The wealth of data collected as part of the design and thesis has been well appreciated by the professionals. The School, a foremost Institution in India serves as an institutional model in Architecture and Town Planning where other Schools in this region look upon our curricular and pedagogies for guidance.

SEMINAR HALLS AND CLASS ROOMS

An air-conditioned seminar hall. is used for the conduct of important functions and also for presentation of guest lectures by practicing architects and other professionals. ICT enabled classrooms help in disseminating content in a more effective manner.

STUDENTS ASSOCIATION AND STATIONERY STORE

Students Association functions actively and its management is conducted through the Office Bearers. A Students' Association room is provided for managing this. Stationery store operated by students is also run from this.

ACOUSTIC LAB:
The lab is equipped with modern equipment/ instruments to perform common building code and environmental noise measurements for undertaking academic activities and research works in the field of building sciences.

GIS LAB:
The GIS Lab established under UGC – Special Assistance Programme (SAP) – DRS I, is equipped with four (4) high-end workstations installed with licensed GIS software such as ArcGIS Desktop and ERDAS Imagine. The lab is setup with an intention to equip architecture students in geo-informatics, computing skills and their applicability in the field of urban design and conservation studies.

   
 
     
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