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Admission Procedure

B.Arch. : Sem 8 Examination Result

The Council of Architecture is pleased to announce that the First Test and Second Test of National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) 2021 examination, shall be held on April 10, 2021 and June 12, 2021 , respectively.

The NATA 2021 Brochure with important dates for both the tests shall be uploaded shortly on the websites http://www.nata.in and http://www.coa.gov.in. The NATA portal shall also be operational in due course to facilitate students to apply for registration of First & Second Tests.

The candidates desirous to appear for NATA2021 are advised to refer to the said websites for latest updates.

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B.Arch. : Sem 4 Examination Result

The Council of Architecture is pleased to announce that the First Test and Second Test of National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) 2021 examination, shall be held on April 10, 2021 and June 12, 2021 , respectively.

The NATA 2021 Brochure with important dates for both the tests shall be uploaded shortly on the websites http://www.nata.in and http://www.coa.gov.in. The NATA portal shall also be operational in due course to facilitate students to apply for registration of First & Second Tests.

The candidates desirous to appear for NATA2021 are advised to refer to the said websites for latest updates.

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Encounters: Swanzal Kak Kapoor

Architecture as Resonant Value: rewilding,regeneration,healing and belonging. Swanzal Kak Kapoor Architecture has always been a practice that has been a search for meaning and a

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coasocial reads…… Eric Owen Moss

Taking an opportunity from these empowering means of communication, and to further knowledge sharing, SMEF’s BRICK School of Architecture is excited to organize an Online, Multidisciplinary, International Conference on 24th, 25th and 26th September 2021.

‘Blurred Boundaries: In Search of an Identity’

The school invites all academicians, practising professionals and students of Architecture, Design and connected disciplines to submit abstracts for papers.

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Candidates seeking admission to the five year Bachelor of Architecture  course offered by the institute need to register themselves with the Directorate Of Technical Education/ State CET Cell for Centralised Admission Procedure.

The eligibility of a candidate for registration should be checked with the Council Of Architecture.

Eligible candidates can apply for the Centralized Admission Process through the Directorate Of Technical Education here or the State CET Cell here. All information with respect to the schedules and procedure will be updated on the aforementioned websites.

Candidates are required to fill in the online form, take print outs and sign the application form. The signed application form along with the necessary documents have to be submitted to the Admission Reporting Center or Facilitation Center for document verification. The required information about the same is available on the DTE/ State Cell websites linked above.

After registration and document verification, the eligible candidates shall be allotted a provisional Candidate Application ID, Merit Score and Merit Rank. In case of any inconsistency in the mentioned details, candidates are required to contact their ARC/ FC immediately and rectify it.

Candidates shall then check the final merit list on the website so as to know their final merit score and rank which will be generated in their login.

Candidates shall then fill out an online option form and submit the same to their ARC/ FC.

CAP rounds will be conducted as per schedule provided by the website. Candidates are required to keep a check on the allotment of seats and report to their desired institute with required documents and fees. They should check with the institute about the procedure which they need to follow in order to complete the admission process at the institute. Candidates who wish to apply for betterment of seat should check the procedure and norms with the ARC/ FC center.

After the CAP rounds are completed, interested candidates may contact the institute to check for vacant seats if any.

 

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June 2021

Get Real Now! by Neelkanth Chhaya
Special Lecture - 29th May 2021
"The talk will consider the sharp warning, challenge and reminder that the pandemic has given to all professions, including architecture, urban design and planning. If this is a challenge that overturns all our usual modes of thinking and acting, will it demand a radical reconsideration of the meaning of architecture and design? What forms might such a reformulation take? And how would such a reframing affect education and the profession?"
Watch the special lecture here >>
KRVIA B.Arch Newsletter - May 2021
The B. Arch Newsletter May 2021 is out, covering all major events, encounters and the interesting studio projects that the school has been involved with.
Browse the KRVIA B.Arch Newsletter here >>
KRVIA M. Arch Newsletter - May 2021
The M. Arch Newsletter May 2021 is out, covering all major events and the interesting studio projects that the school has been involved with.
Browse the KRVIA M.Arch Newsletter here >>
KRVIA Exhibitions
KRVIA: 1995-2019, A Graphic Timeline Poster Exhibition
Date: TBD
This exhibition presents a graphic timeline of the KRVIA through a selection of posters that were prepared over the years for its various events.
Watch this space for more information >>
Achievement Highlights
We are pleased to announce that Suruchi Didolkar of KRVIA Post Graduate Program has been declared winner (one of three winners) for COA NIASA post graduate thesis.
KRVIA M.Arch- Urban Conservation 2018-2020 batch graduate Ms. Gayathri Iyer's paper titled Morphological Analysis of 'Shilpashastra' and a Comparison with Contemporary Urban Morphologies: A case of Madurai, has been published in the International Journal of Engineering Research Volume No. 8, Special Issue No. 2. The paper, based on her thesis, was submitted while she was still working on it under the guidance of Prof. Vikram Pawar.
Indian Express speaks to KRVIA Urban Conservation Alumni, Prathyaksha Krishna Prasad on Documenting the Art Deco Architecture, Chennai.
Podcast Dialogues
BROADCAST : Interrupted Ep #2 Rohan Shivkumar
BROADCAST : interrupted is a podcast that brings you long-form conversations with professionals around the world that associate their work with architecture and its effects on culture and society.
 
On EP#2 the BROADCAST : interrupted spoke to Rohan Shivkumar about his many interests and concerns with respect to architecture, academic projects and documentary film–making. The conversation goes on to touch varied bases concerning the state of discourse in India and specifically, Mumbai. Rohan speaks poignantly regarding his own experiences as a cultural actor as well as his role within the profession as an academic.
 
On shared values in architecture…
 
“…..I think those can be encapsulated in the very clarified ideas from the French revolution that is Liberty, Equality and Justice, and Fraternity. If one is able to calibrate what good architecture is based on those terms – is it just, environmentally, socially just. All those resources perhaps are being spent on something. Or equal or free…
…But for me what’s most interesting is the word fraternity in that entire group. Fraternity is family, love, brotherhood. So it seems like it places love as the most instinctive and maybe even irrational imagination as a part of those four things. And I think that is nice when you think about it. Is your architecture a gift to someone you love? Or is it something that you’re sharing?.....”
 
The podcast is hosted by architects
Chiraag Punjabi and Aniruddha Mukherjee who are based out of Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Chiraag Punjabi is a KRVIA Alumni (2009-2014) and studied Master of Arts in Architecture at the Staedelschule Architecture Class in Frankfurt Am Main, Germany.
YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqU4_8rLx_kSSk3SsBWdh8Q 
Instagram Handle - https://instagram.com/broadcast.interrupted?igshid=n8p244jdy89u

 
Watch Ep#2 Part 1 here >>
Watch Ep#2 Part 2 here >>
The BLOG Spot!
Attending an Ode to the Oceans - The brilliant works of Ranjit Hoskote
by Shravan Iengar (B.Arch second year)
Read the Blog here >>



Manoj Parmar

 



Dr. Binti Singh
Associate Professor, KRVIA
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