Balwant Sheth School of Architecture
Balwant Sheth School of Architecture Details
Balwant Sheth School of Architecture-BSSA is a young School. Balwant Sheth School of Architecture-BSSA is located in V.L. Mehta Road, Vile Parle (W) Mumbai. In a span of three months of its decision to initiate the School, SVKM's NMIMS University, established a solid academic and resource base with modern facilities and Infrastructure. The Council of Architecture has recognized the course offering a full time five year B.Arch. Degree. Since it’s inception in year 2007, forty students and fourteen highly qualified and internationally exposed faculty members are engrossed in a journey to explore the "Process of Design". Our syllabus imbibes Contemporary Design and Advanced Technology Studio Models.
Balwant Sheth School of Architecture-BSSA are preparing our students to understand the changing ethos of architectural design and practice. Studios and Workshops - Individual, computer connected comfortable work spaces. Lecture Hall and Audio - Visual Facilities - Apart from Studios, AV facilities at various places on campus-Library and Resource Center - In addition to University Library, SOA is compiling an extensive physical and electronic library, Computer Lab - All students have individual connected computers in addition to a Comp lab. Workshop - A modern workshop for wood, steel and clay is being developed in addition to the on campus sophisticated workshop of the other colleges.
The Balwant Sheth School of Architecture-BSSA library works with faculty and students and considers the current requirement for books and periodicals. The library has a myriad collection of essential books ranking from architecture, architecture history, construction, landscape, photography law and other related subject. The library is equipped with different types of projects, reports, models and workshop video.Currently the BSSA library itself is sufficient with books, references, reports and studentsâ€™ project.The library area is 129.8 square feet with a seating capacity for 40 students. BSSA library is fully computerized and using IIMS software.
Balwant Sheth School of Architecture-BSSA would award a Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch), under the five years degree program of Narsee Monjee Institute of Management and Higher Studies University. This degree program is recognized by the Council of Architecture. The objective of this B. Arch course is to develop students, over a period of five years, by rigorous academics and fieldwork. Students would be offered holistic exposure and understanding through Art, History, Technology, Architectural Design and Construction process. Students will spend 15 to 18 weeks internship in Architectural, Planning and Construction Firms. The university follows a trimester system. Every week, one day is devoted to fieldwork in every trimester involving visits to significant buildings, sites including project offices of the architects and construction managers. Total fieldwork will exceed 50 hours and require 20 hours of data analysis. In addition, students are required to devote at least 40 hours per week per academics.
Balwant Sheth School of Architecture-BSSA is discussing students and faculty exchange programs, including joint travel studios with the following Schools- Grey School of Architecture, Aberdeen, Scotland, University College, London- the Bartlett, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.