SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE

SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE

SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE

SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE


About School

World School of Planning & Architecture (WSPA) started in August 2016, is dedicated to imparting architectural education that is rooted in the understanding of the CONTEXT.

We believe that quality of life cannot be solely equated with infrastructure but most importantly with culture and environment. From the outset it has been a central aim of WSPA to derive design solution/s that are contextual to the place we are designing in. Hence all design exercises begin with a thorough analysis of the context.

DEAN'S MESSAGE

Architecture is an ever evolving process and so is Architectural education.

With our ever-growing demand for buildings, whether it is for commercial, institutional or educational purpose, Architecture is playing a very important role in shaping and transforming society. With the boundaries of urbanism expanding, the role of an architect stands to be more and more important. We aim to inculcate a sense of responsibility in the students and nurture talent to design meaningful architecture.

NEWS & EVENTS

18 Dec 2017

Concrete is one of the most f lexible and dynamic building materials in today World By Offering a profoundly different building etchnique to architects it has significantly altered the way in which buildings are designed and constructed in the modern age . To Adequately appreciate concrete and its significance in modern architecture students were introduced with concrete as a building material. Through an exploration workshop and an industry visit students were taken to Ready Mix Concrete (RMC) Metro Plant Karkarduma and testing laboratory to understand the production and testing of concrete.

14 Oct 2017

Wood is a common material used in our built structures. Wood has distinct characteristics and structural qualities. Students witnessed the transformation of a wooden log to a finished door at DS Doors factory in Badarpur. Importance of seasoning and the precision of joinery work was explained through this study trip.Bricks were introduced to the students. Theory and practical sessions were conducted using miniature bricks. After understanding the nature of the brick and its various bonds, the students explored forms using real bricks. The results were prolific.

11 Aug 2017

A study grant was awarded to Wspa by intach to study the town of Dhubela in MP for Heritage and Development Potential Which Can be implemented by MP Government. Under the study WSPA has prepared a report that includes a) Proposals for Tourism Development and Heritage Conservation and b) A plan for visitor management with sensitivity to Heritage Resources and Community. A team of 10 students of World School of Planning and Architecture WUD and three faculty members undertook the study. This project was of core interest to WSPA as it goes hand in hand with it is philosophy.

8 Apr 2017

Mehrauli was originally known as Mihirawali that menas The Home of Mihir It was founded and named after the King Mihir Bhoja of the Gujara Pratihara dynasty and is situated in the outskirts of Delhi. Mehrauli is a neighborhood in the South West district of Delhi in India. To its North lies Hauz Khas Vasant Kunj lies to its West and Tuglakabad to its South. Mehrauli is one of the seven ancient cities that make up the present state of Delhi. The students visited Mehrauli to study its urban village where tradition and modernity coexists. The inferences drawn by the students brought forth various layers of the complex fabric of the place. Students with the help of Nollis Plans derived the solid void composition of Mehrauli which has resulted in surviving of an ancient city. They even came to know how urbanization is destroying our Heritage. The study also included understanding of various styles of Stone masonry in the monuments.

5 Feb 2018

Rewalsar is a small town nestled in suthern himalayan valley region which line in mandi district of himachal pradesh. the settlement surrounds aholy lake with temples a Gurudwara and various busshist manasteries Spread over the town the objective of the study was the understand the developement of urban fabric around the lake over the last decade.

6 Apr 2018

Chandari is Situated In the state of madhya Pradesh and is Popularly Known for its sarees. The whole Settlement in fact is woven around the act of making a saree. it is the loom that is the most essential furniture of any household.the antiquity of the handloom industry in chanderi goes as far as back as the 14th century and in the beginning this exceptional fabric could only be afforded by the royalty and very rich.

5 Apr 2017

Mcleodganj is a suburb of Dharamshala in Kangra District of himachal Pradesh india.it is Known as little Lhasa Because of its large Population of Tibetans. it is just 6km away from Dharamshala Which is recently declared as the second capital of indian state of himachal pradesh.Study

10 May 2017

Ar. Amit Sharma is a well known practitioner in delhi.he is bachelors in Architecture from tvb School of Habitat studies and masters in product design from spa delhi.he is a founder of Axiom india a firm Based in South delhi.focuses on diverse and Innovative design solution enhancing the experience of details.He Introduced the student of the concept

10 May 2018

Prof. Iftikhar-mulk Chishti is a well known architect and an educator. Himself a graduate of School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, Prof. Chisti is also the founder and former Head of the Masters Programme in Industrial Design at SPA, Delhi. Besides his architectural practice he is well known as the convener of the public platform - Design X Design - an initiative of Alliance Francaise de Delhi and his StudioiF.

9 Nov 2017

National Design Guru Day is celebrated in remembrance of Prof. M P Ranjan on 9th November, his birth date, by honoring senior educators in the creative domain who have dedicated a major part of life to the field and are leaving a legacy for new age educators. Design Guru Prof. Ranjan was the most popular Design educator in India. Born in Madras in 1950, Ranjan grew up observing furniture designed and produced in his father’s factory. His interest in design was nurturedat National Institute of Design (NID) and it became a passion for him as he got involved in design education. He had worked with various materials and techniques in his 40 years of design education practice and developed various products and has written books and articles on design development.

27 Oct 2017

joseph allen stein was an american architect who practiced in india from 1952 till 2001, and who is known for his iconic buildings, primarily in lodi estate - the iic, the ihs, wwf and unicef buildings, lalit kala academy, australian high commission, american school and many more. he was awarded padamshri for his contribution to indian architecture. on his 15th death anniversary, wspa planned the event "remembering joseph allen stein" which included screening of a film on him followed by a panel discussion with eminent architects who had been his apprentices and prominent users of his buildings. the event took place at gulmohar hall, india habitat centre on 27th october 2016.

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