Guest Lecture and field-visit – “MTDC Boat Club, Nasik”  

04th August 2022

Fourth year students were taken for field visit to MTDC Boat Club, Nashik under the subject Elective-III – Architecture using Steel. Ar. Rohan Deore conducted a lecture and interacted with the students on the topic on site. Students got to know about many important things such as how to design while using Steel as a major visual Element, how to detail out Steel junctions / joinery from aesthetics point of view, AEES (Architectural Exposed Structural Steel), real-time on-site challenges to be faced by the steel construction & execution team and  post occupancy maintenance issues in case of AEES.



09th August 2022

Third Year B.Arch. students were taken to Yoga Vidyadham, E&G Resort and Ridge Valley near Trimbakeshwar, Nashik as a part of their Design-4 and Landscape curriculum. The major design problem for A.Y. 2022-23 Semester 1 is of a Wellness Center specifically planned on a contour site. In order to understand the functioning of the various activities at a wellness center, the visit to Yoga Vidyadham was conducted. A guided tour of the entire campus was organized by the management of Yoga Vidya Dham. Post this visit, the students were then taken to E&G Resort and Ridge Valley for them to certainly understand the design strategies adopted to plan on a contour site. These site visits were a collaborative effort by the Design-4 and the Landscape team.


Visit to mass housing project of Parksyde Homes, Adgaon Naka, Nashik

02nd Aug 2022, Tuesday

In the seventh semester of fourth year B. Arch student designed a mass housing project as a part of Architectural design- VI course. In this to acquire knowledge about mass housing students along with fourth Year Design faculty went to parksyde homes as a part of live case study. Objective of this case study was to gain knowledge about the scale of project, built –unbuilt spaces, units and service core design, parking –vehicular network, structural system, amenities related with mass housing project. In this Technical person from the developer had explained major components of the design project to the students including material specifications, services and economic aspects of the project. 

Measurement drawing of load bearing structure of Mr. Rathi Bunglow, Nashik 

30th July 2022

In the working drawing –I course, Third year B.Arch- div A students and Prof. Abhishek Nasikakar & Prof. Sharmishtha Surajiwale  went to Mr.Rathi bunglow near Ashok stambh, Gole colony to do on site measurement drawing of a load bearing structure. The main objective of this innovative teaching pedagogy is to imbibe the practical and graphical knowledge about load bearing structure to students. In this they studied structural and non-structural components, stone masonry, timber floor, timber roof, timber staircase and architectural details by practicing institute philosophy “learning by doing”.    

Visit to Veer Savarkar Wada, Bhagur, Nashik

27th July 2022

A visit to Veer Savarkar Wada, Bhagur, Nashik was conducted for students of T. Y. B.Arch.  The Wada has historical significance as it is the birthplace of freedom fighter Veer Savarkar. The Wada is restored, maintained and managed by the Archeological Department- Government of Maharashtra. The visit was planned under the subject Working Drawing II. The aim of the visit was for students to understand and study load bearing structures. The materials, details and construction technology used for construction of load bearing structure was seen and explained to the students on site. The students did a measured drawing of the structure and also did a thorough photographic documentation of the same. A group of 43 students with prof. Vijay Pawar, Prof. Ashish Khemnar and Prof. Ankita Nikam visited the place.