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Jul2021

NATA Power-Prep Workshop 2021

Nitte Institute of Architecture (NIA) in collaboration with Design Quotient Labs (DQ Labs) hosted a power-prep online workshop to resolve any last-minute queries of the aspiring architects concerning the upcoming NATA exams.

Ar. Nikhil Shah from NIA coordinated with the resource persons from DQ labs to conduct the counselling and mentoring session on July 9, 2021, from 4 PM to 6 PM. The workshop received 150 registrations from interested candidates and was successfully conducted for students hailing from the country and abroad. The session was also live-streamed on NIA's YouTube channel and can be viewed on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1yg7va1Qaf0 .

The two-hour on...

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28

Jul2021

Publication of a Chapter in a Book

Lucknow Unrestrained: Palimpsest of Incongruous Possibilities is a chapter, co-authored by Sonal Mithal, Visiting Associate Professor, CEPT University, Ahmedabad and Arul Paul, Associate Professor, Nitte Institute of Architecture, in the book Radical City: Imagining Possibilities for the Indian City edited by Pithamber R. Polsani, and published in 2021 by SAGE Publications India, New Delhi.

The text presents Lucknow as a Radical City, a city that does not conform to conventions of polity, gender, religion, education, entertainment, and revolt. Queer Lucknow is a study of the LGBTQ+ histories of the city. The queer archive - books, biographical records, poetry, newspapers, photogr...

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28

Jul2021

Training Program attended

Ar. Shoumik Desai and Mr. Deekshith Shetty, Assistant Professors at NIA, attended a Training of Teachers in Architecture on Designing for Greater Efficiency (DfGE). The course by International Finance Corporation, organised by Centre for Advanced Research on Building Science and Energy (CARBSE), CEPT Research and Development Foundation, was focused on promoting awareness and understanding of green building among university students, enabling them to design resource-efficient architecture. It was designed to train tutors of higher education institutes to deliver DfGE with high-level educational content to the students at their respective institutions in the domain of climate-friendly energy-e...

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17

Jul2021

Virtual Open House

Nitte Institute of Architecture invited prospective students and parents to join a virtual tour of its campus and facilities on 17th July 2021 at 11 AM. This event gave an opportunity for the participants to learn more about the BArch program at NIA.

The open house received 130 registrations from interested candidates and was successfully conducted for students hailing from different locations in the country and abroad. The session was also live streamed on NIA's YouTube channel and can be viewed on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=veqzFA5GkJI .

The online session included a presentation from Prof. Vinod Aranha, Ar. Arul Paul and Ar. Palaksha Shetty, regard...

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10

Feb2021

Navya R wins Jury Commendation award - Transparence

Ms. Navya R, an alumnus who passed out in the year 2020, from Nitte Institute of Architecture (NIA), took part and won the Jury Commendation Award in the Transparence 15.0 South Interface. The project submitted by Ms. Navya to Transparence was the final year Capstone project completed by her.

Transparence is India's largest Architectural Design Competition for aspiring architects and designers. A property of Saint-Gobain India Private Limited - Glass Business in association with Ethos, Transparence has always been the most looked-forward-to event by the budding architectural community for the opportunity it presents and the platform it offers like no other. Over the years, it has ...

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05

Jun2020

News from NIA | Human - Nature interaction

A design build workshop was conducted by Architect Sjoerd Krijnen for the final year students of NIA. The weeklong workshop held between 2nd and 8th March 2020, was along the lines of "Animalesque", a research and teaching program initiated by the Architectural Association School of Architecture in collaboration with Technische University Berlin.
Ar. Sjoerd, a part of the core team of Animalesque, flew in from Berlin for the workshop. The intent of the workshop was to lay the foundation of "nature inclusive design" amongst students, "providing spaces which benefit humans as well as animals in an equally respectful way and stimulate biodiversity".
Students des...

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29

Nov2019

Architect Chitra Vishwanath Visits NIA as Juror - NIA

Noted architect, Chitra Vishwanath was at Nitte Institute of Architecture on 15th and 16th November 2019 as Juror for the Vertical Studio design presentation. Her constructive feedback was well appreciated by the students, and she commended them for working with models at each stage of the design process....

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10

Apr2019

Free "NATA" power workshop at Mangalore - NIA

Nitte Institute of Architecture (NIA) is currently hosting a two-day power workshop for students interested in cracking the NATA examinations on April 10 and 11. This free workshop is in association with DQ Labs who have excelled in NATA training. The sessions are being conducted at the Nitte Education International building, Pumpwell, Mangaluru. NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) exam is a prequalification for entrance into architecture degree programs all over the country.

Aspiring NATA candidates are undergoing a crash course that includes mock tests, and intense exercises on perspective drawing, architectural awareness, visual spatial ability, men...

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21

Apr2018

Free NATA revision workshop from Apr 21 - NIA

Nitte Institute of Architecture (NIA) will be hosting a workshop for students interested in cracking the NATA examinations on April 21 and 22, 2018. NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) exam is a prequalification for entrance into the architecture degree program all over the country.

DQ Labs will be conducting a Two-Day Revision workshop on April 21st and 22nd at the Nitte Education International building, Pumpwell Circle, Kankanady, Mangaluru.

Aspiring NATA candidates will have a crash course enabling mock tests on the various sections and requirements of the NATA examinations which includes Drawing exercises, Architectural Awa...

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