Built Environment Studies BA ( Hons.)
The BA in Built Environment Studies at the Jindal School of Art and Architecture is a unique in the country three-year design program that is primarily based in a Liberal Arts Context. While this course prepares your architectural design sensibilities, it is geared to help you think and work beyond the confines of a traditional architectural practice into the area of urban studies, sustainable design, ecological and environment studies, social and spatial analytics, urban development, urban law and public policy, conservation and landscape design. Through courses in this program you learn about the fundamental of design as well as about law, policy, environmental issues, question of economics, technology, sustainability and urbanism all of which prepare you for joining the Built Environment Sector of the 21st century. Your “classrooms” are live cases and projects where you work with experts to learn how design, policy and law and go hand in hand to secure development that is just and equitable. You visit and intern in firms that work globally in areas of housing, urban development, community design and development, conservation and heritage management, landscape design, sustainable development to develop your own insights into the entire cross of people who work on the Built Environment. You also avail of many exchange opportunities with similar programs in some of the top schools of design globally.
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