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Active participation of the students in the various laboratories is encouraged. As the profession demands a combination of classroom teaching and field training the department emphasises on a hands on experience of the processes of construction and visualization of their proposals in 3-D form. The Department is equipped with the following state of the art laboratories.

Environmental Laboratory: With the help of instruments and equipment available in this laboratory, the students get a chance to practically use them, conduct experiments and come to conclusions regarding various climatic data. As compared to using standardised data, they can actually study the method of deriving them.

 
Model Making Workshop Students are encouraged to make scaled models of their projects, using various materials like wood, Plaster of Paris, acrylic sheets, etc., which help them in understanding the structural and aesthetic values of their designs.

 
Building Material Laboratory:The building material laboratory houses a vast collection of material samples and models that help the students to understand identify and experience the properties of the materials, their applications and fixing details through practical, hands-on, experience.

 
Computer Laboratory:The computer laboratory, equipped with broadband internet facility in the Department introduces the students to the modern methods of developing models and drawings, with the help of modern software such as AutoCad , 3D Max , Revitt etc.

 
Architecture Library : The library of the Department houses a variety of books, journals and magazines related to Architecture and topics associated with it to keep the students updated with the world of architecture. It also has a good amount of archives of the students’ works done so far.

 
Survey Laboratory: The laboratory has all the equipments to give the practical exposure of field survey and levelling to the students. This helps the students to gain knowledge of fieldwork, layout of buildings and preparation of measured drawings.

 
Exhibition:There is a permanent Exhibition space in the Department where student’s works are exhibited. The works showcased primarily consist of B. Arch. thesis works, NASA & ZONASA works and exemplary works of students. This acts like a source of inspiration to the students in pursuit of their creative endeavour.