School of
Environmental
Design and
Architecture

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School of Environmental Design and Architecture

About SEDA

The School of Environmental Design and Architecture (SEDA) is at the cutting-edge of ingenuity and it provides a dynamic and challenging environment for students to study architecture and design and fosters creativity, critical thinking, intellectual development, ability to respond to our natural environment and cater to spatial needs and aspirations of individuals and the society. The School has been established to offer broad-based Design Programs in Architecture and Interior Design with focused education to meet the challenges of the design profession.

Salient Features:

  • The School follows PBL (Problem Based Learning) approach where emphasis is given to the thought processes rather than the final output.
  • In the first three years, students are introduced to diverse ways of design thinking; followed by the freedom to pursue a specialized area in design, with expert guidance provided by the University.
  • The Design Studio connects to five sets of "Body of Knowledge", and they include Tectonics, Communication, History and Theory of Architecture, Practice of Architecture and Environmental Sciences.
  • Studios remain open beyond the regular class hours to encourage participation and promote synergy and group dynamics required to foster a shared learning process.
  • Studios are supported by well-equipped workshops where models and prototypes in various materials are made and tested with assistance from technical experts. 'Hands-on' approach is emphasized.
  • The School is equipped with wood, sculpture and ceramic workshops, and has a well-equipped computer lab with high-speed internet facility and access to online high-end software.
  • Each year Study tours are organized to conduct Relative study program for development of skills like sketching, photography, documentation, hands-on knowledge of construction techniques.
  • The program is conducted by faculty with National and International diverse experience.

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