Architecture entrance exam
Architecture Syllabus - TANCET Entrance Exam 2015 - 2016
TANCET M. E/M. TECH SYLLABUS FOR ARCHITECTURE - 2014
i) Building Materials, Construction and Technology :
Lime, Brick, Stone, Clay products; Timber, Industrial timber; Paints and varnishes, Concrete, Special concrete and light weight concrete; Ferrous metals; non ferrous metals; Glass; Plastics; Eco friendly materials; Thermal insulation materials and acoustic materials. Construction techniques and practices using the above listed materials; Damp and water proofing; Pest control;; Construction systems and equipment; Pre- stressed concrete and Tensile Structures; Grids domes; folded plates; Flat Slabs. Low cost construction & appropriate technologies.
ii) History of Architecture :
Indian architecture- Hindu and Islamic; Indo Saracenic; Secular architecture of the princely states; Colonial and Post Independence Architecture; Works of masters such as Charles Correa; B V Doshi; Ananth Raje; Raj Rewal; Laurie Baker; Nari Gandhi; Kanvinde. Western architecture- Ancient Greek and Rome; Early Christian; Gothic and Renaissance; Baroque; Neo Classicism; Chicago School and development of skyscraper; Modern architecture: Art and Crafts; Art 20Noveau; Expressionism and Cubism; Bauhaus; International style; Post Modernism and De constructivism; Critical Regionalism; Theories and projects of F L Wright; Le Corbusier; Gaudi; Gropius; Aalto; Mies; Eisenmann; Zaha Hadid; Soleri; Hasan Fathy; Ando; Bawa; Gehry; Libeskind; Toyo Ito; Louis Khan; Tschumi; Greg Lynn; Assymptote.
iii) Theory and principles of Architecture :
Elements and ordering
principles; Organisation of form and space; Design methodology and Creative thinking; Pattern language; Contemporary process: Diagrams, Shape grammar, fractals, Digital hybrid, Liquid architecture.
iv) Building Services :
Water supply and distribution systems; water and waste management; Sewerage system; Electrical systems; Illumination and lighting; Air conditioning; Fire Safety; building automation and IBMS.
v) Building Science :
Climate responsive architecture; design of solar shading devices; acoustics & building design; Architecture & Energy- Active & passive solar architecture, Day lighting & natural ventilation, Landscape designs; Landscape & environment control.
vi) Housing, Urban Design and Town Planning :
National Housing Policy; Indra Awas Yogana; Housing standards; housing projects in India; Urban morphology of early and contemporary cities; Case Studies on urban revitalisation from developed and developed economies; Planning concepts- Patrick Geddes, Ebeneezer Howard, Le Corbusier, C A Perry; Urban planning, regional planning and Urban renewal in the Indian context
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