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“Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness”

- Frank Gehry


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Who is an architect?

Architects plan, develop, and implement building designs. They assemble feasibility reports, determine the environmental effects, create project proposals, estimate costs, determine timelines, and supervise construction processes.

What is the role of an architect?

  • Meeting with clients and determining their needs and requirements.

  • Managing design projects from concept development through to completion.

  • Developing and presenting project proposals.

  • Adjusting designs and plans to meet the client's needs.

  • Preparing drawings, blueprints, specifications, and construction documents.

  • Conducting research and compiling reports on feasibility and environmental impact.

  • Complying with safety standards and local planning regulations.

  • Determining and adhering to budgets and timelines.

  • Managing project teams and collaborating with other construction professionals.

What is the basic qualification required to become an architect?

B Arch Full Form is Bachelor of Architecture. Bachelor of Architecture is a five-year undergraduate program. The basic B.Arch eligibility is securing 50% marks in the 10+2 examination or equivalent with Mathematics as one of the subjects.

What are the entrance exams available to become an architect?

  • NATA



What are the top universities in India to pursue architecture?

  • School of Planning and Architecture

  • Manipal University

  • Sir JJ College of Architecture

  • CEPT university

  • SCOA

  • Anna university

  • Mumbai university

What are the top universities abroad to pursue architecture?

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

  • Harvard University

  • The University of California, Berkeley (UCB)

  • Columbia University

What are the specializations available in architecture?

  • Architectural engineering

  • Architectural design

  • Architectural history

  • Interior architecture

  • Urban planning

  • Landscape architecture

What are the skills required to become an architect?

  • Creativity

  • Design skills

  • Building and construction skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Communication skills

  • Problem-solving skills

  • Computer literacy

  • Legal knowledge

What is the average salary of an architect?

According to PayScale, the national average salary for an Architect in India is around INR 4 LPA.


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