Architecture at NFC-IET
The department of Architecture offers a five years course leading to the under-graduate degree B. Architecture
The Department of Architecture provides the perfect setting to study Architecture. Teaching faculty is chosen among the best in the South Punjab region. The studio tutors are all practicing architects and academics who are young, full of energy and are leading experts in their field.
Our course is professionally academic in approach, emphasizing architecture as a cultural as well as technological subject. The core of the teaching program is in practical design carried out in studios (from the large scale of a city to the smallest detail), and supported by lectures on both the humanities (history and theory) and sciences (construction, environmental design and structures).
The Department has a very good staff to student ratio. Facilities include a library, studios, graphics and multimedia lab and workshops, as well as spaces for making models and larger installations.
Figure 5: Models by 1st year students
On successful completion of the course, you will:
Become fully conversant with the main aspects of the discipline, namely Design Procedures, Design Technology, Procurement and Contracts and Professional Practice.
Achieve competent and creative design solutions that satisfy market needs in terms of aesthetics and design performance whilst adhering to current technical and regulatory requirements preparation.
Experience the development of design schemes making use of a range of presentation media including the use of computer based design and visualization tools using a variety of softwares.
Have an understanding of the use of materials and construction methods, which lead to effective, economic and sustainable design solutions.
Have developed increased self-awareness through regular design reviews, self-critiques and exposure to the competitive nature of Architectural Design through engagement with Design Competitions.
Gain improved understanding of enterprise and organizational issues within the Architectural Design Technology specialism including project management, time/cost factors and ethical and legal responsibilities thus improving the potential for employment and business opportunities at the end of your studies.
Figure 6: Student Projects
Architects can work in different public and private sectors. These include: Private Offices, Education Sector, Building Projects, Research Institutes, Land Surveys, Conservation, and Rehabilitation Projects.