Academics

Department of Architecture

undergraduate program

Offered Programs:

Undergraduate Program

At present the Department runs a 5-year (Ten Semesters) program of studies leading to a professional degree in Architecture (B.Arch.). Graduates of this program fulfill all licensing requirements of Pakistan Council of Architects and Town Planners (PCATP), and are able to practice Architecture anywhere in Pakistan. Students registered in this program will also have the option to gain specialization in future as indicated below.

  1. Housing and Urban Design
  2. Landscape Architecture
  3. Interior Design
  4. Building Conservation
  5. Urban Revitalization
  6. Building Construction Management
  7. Architectural Studies

The program of study is highly demanding and only those students are recommended to apply who are willing to work long hours. Furthermore, significant components of studies involve fieldwork, where students are required to visit construction sites, conduct field surveys, and join out of station study tours. B.Arch. degree requirements also include 16 weeks of internship in a professional establishment, which would typically take place during summer vacations.

SEAT ALLOCATION FOR ADMISSION 20
Sr# Category  

Al

Punjab

20

A2

Punjab (Non-Subsidized

05

I

Diploma of Associate Engineer

01

N

Children of Engineers Architects & Planners

01

G

Minority Gender Seats

05

S

Children of Overseas Pakistanis (Non- Subsidized)

03

TOTAL

35

Bachelor of Architecture Curriculum

Semester 1

Ref. No

Subject

Credit Hours

Theory

Practical

Arch:101

Basic Design – I

0

5

Arch:102

Materials and Construction – I

2

1

Arch:103

History of Civilization – I

2

0

Arch:104

Architectural Graphic – I

0

3

Arch:105

Surveying and Levelling

1

2

HU-120

Communication Skill-I

0

1

Total:

5

12

Semester 2


Ref. No

Subject

Credit Hours

Theory

Practical

Arch:111

Basic Design – II

0

5

Arch:112

Structural System – I

2

0

Arch:113

History of Civilization – II

2

0

Arch:114

Architectural Graphics – II

0

3

Arch:115

Free Hand Sketching

0

2

HU/IS:101

Islamic and Pakistan Studies-I

3

0

Total:

7

10

Semester 3


Ref. No

Subject

Credit Hours

Theory

Practical

Arch:201

Architectural Design – I

0

8

Arch:202

Structural Systems – II

2

0

Arch:203

History of Civilization – III

2

0

Arch:206

Environmental Control-I

2

1

HU/IS:202

Islamic and Pakistan Studies-II

3

0

HU:220

Communication Skills-II

0

1

9

10

Semester 4

Ref. No

Subject

Credit Hours

Theory

Practical

Arch:211

Architectural Design – II

0

8

Arch:212

Material Construction -II

2

0

Arch:213

History of Civilization – IV

2

0

Arch:214

Computer Applications in Architecture-I

0

2

Arch:216

Environmental Control-II

2

1

6

11

Semester 5

Ref. No

Subject

Credit Hours

Theory

Practical

Arch:301

Architectural Design–III

0

8

Arch:302

Building Services

2

0

Arch:303

Environmental Psychology

2

0

Arch:304

Computer Application in Architecture –II

0

2

Arch:306

Energy Efficient Architecture

2

1

6

11

Semester 6


Ref. No

Subject

Credit Hours

Theory

Practical

Arch:311

Architectural Design–IV

0

8

Arch:312

Architectural Working Drawings

0

2

Arch:313

Architectural Theory and Criticism-I

2

0

Arch:315

Research & Report Writing

2

1

Arch-317

Interior Design

2

2

6

13

Semester 7

Ref. No

Subject

Credit Hours

Theory

Practical

Arch:401

Architectural Design–V

0

8

Arch:403

Architectural Theory and Criticism-II

2

0

Arch:407

Landscape Design

2

2

Arch:408

Human Settlement Studies-I

2

1

6

11

Semester 8

Ref. No

Subject

Credit Hours

Theory

Practical

Arch:411

Architectural Design–VI

0

8

Arch-412

Integrated Design

0

3

Arch:413

Architecture in Pakistan

2

0

Arch:417

Conservation of Historic Building

2

0

Arch:418

Human Settlement Studies-II

0

2

4

13

Semester 9

Ref. No

Subject

Credit Hours

Theory

Practical

Arch:501

Thesis Design – I

0

12

Arch:502

Project Management

2

1

Arch:503

Elective-I

2

0

4

13

Semester 10


Ref. No

Subject

Credit Hours

Theory

Practical

Arch:511

Thesis Design – II

0

12

Arch:512

Professional Practice

2

1

Arch:513

Electives–II

2

0

4

13