Kalasalingam School of Architecture (KSOA) started with the aim to provide world-class learning environment in architectural design; in the deeper areas of South Tamilnadu. The Kalasalingam School of Architecture offers five years full-time Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) and two years full-time Master of architecture in Habitat Design (M.Arch). The institution started in 2012 with the approval of Council of Architecture, New Delhi; today the institution has a sanctioned in take of 80 students (B.Arch) and 20 students (M.Arch) and PhD Programme.
The school is located in a scenic location along the foothills of Western Ghats. Strategic location and the natural landscape provides for a conveniently accessible and soothing environment for highly demanding architectural design students. The school is equipped with state of art infrastructure facilities such as smart class rooms, designed work spaces, studios, and library.
2) M. Arch. (Habitat Design)
3) Ph.D. (Architecture)
The journey of KSoA started in the year 2012, with the approval of the Council of Architecture (COA) comprises of a full time five year course, Bachelor of Architecture degree (B.Arch). The school has an innovative technology, including smart classrooms, specially designed learning areas, studios, and a library. The school is directed by prominent experts in Architecture to consign a noble Education. The team entails seasoned academicians with global and national experience, offering up-to-date materials and knowledge that is needed for the thriving inventive industry. The course is experienced with hands on learning, establishing practice on design studios and customary classroom teaching. International Experience are made possible to acquire through Foreign exchange programmes.
An association named “Archiculture” is supported by the students of KSoA, which organizes various events in each academic year and hosts all the celebrations throughout the consecutive semesters. These events provide a platform for the students to show and develop their extracurricular skills.
To expose the students to industry and research, the school, regularly organises seminars, workshops and expert lectures from eminent academicians and practising Architects. The department continuously endeavours to strengthen the alumni relationship.
Alumni meets are organised in the school frequently which encourages the active participation and interaction between the alumni and the current students.
As part of the academic curriculum, the school organises architectural tours every year. This study tour reinforces the architectural understanding of the students in terms of modern and ancient Architecture. The students are encouraged to appear in various competitive exams, like, GATE, ISRO, IAS, PCS, CAT, etc
Established in the year 2012, with the approval of the New Delhi Council of Architecture, Kalasalingam School of Architecture is a five-year full-time Bachelor of Architecture degree programme (B.Arch.). The school has cutting-edge technology, including
smart classrooms, designed learning areas, studios, and a library. Our Kalasalingam School Of Architecture is led by renowned veterans of architectural architecture education. The team consists of seasoned academics with global
and national experience. We offer promising up-to-date information and visibility that the booming artistic industry needs. This course includes hands-on experience, proven design studio practise, and standard classroom instruction.
The programme is structured to promote systematic learning across five major domains: Critical Thinking, Design, Building, Representation, Social Engagement. In addition, a semester-long International Experience is possible
via our excellent study abroad programmes.
1. The curriculum is designed to facilitate comprehensive learning in five major areas.
2) Graduates are prepared with the theoretical, economic, and technological knowledge needed to compete and excel in the construction industry and research.
3) Graduates are inculcated with the spirit of quality attainment and academic development as a result of their lifelong pursuits of skill acquisition, further education, science, and creative creations.
4) Graduates demonstrate leadership qualities in an organisation by demonstrating team spirit, ethics, and a winning spirit. As entrepreneurs, their abilities in motivation, accountability, and creativity will enable them to compete with their peers in the industry.
5) Graduates in the building industry are conscious of their social and environmental responsibilities and dedicate a part of their careers to long-term social growth.
KALASALINGAM’s M.Arch programme approach has been quite unique as compared to the other universities or institutes. The school of architecture has state of the art facilities for the students of architecture such as:- Cutting-edge technology, including
smart classrooms, designed learning areas, studios, and a library. Kalasalingam School Of Architecture (KSOA) is led by renowned veterans of architectural architecture education. The team consists of seasoned academics with
national and global experience. We offer promising up-to-date information and visibility that the booming building industry needs. This course includes hands-on experience, proven design studio practice, and standard classroom
instruction. In addition, a semester-long International Experience is possible via our excellent study abroad programmes.
During this age of the new normal, we are witnessing a massive shift in social, technical, and environmental improvements that are influencing human civilization and the world. This transition in our human civilization is projected to extend possibilities, streamline urban operations, improve development and performance, and increase production. A resurgence of this in holistic thinking is generating demand for new urban systems that are more energy-efficient, technologically connected, culturally relevant, and ecologically friendly. Climate change, migration, social reform, and technological innovation, on the other hand, are all exerting unprecedented demand on the built fabric of existing cities. For humanity to grow in these prosperous times, there is a great need and demand for research and development. Under UGC guidelines, Kalasalingam School of Architecture offers PhD programs in Architecture, Planning, and allied disciplines for Interdisciplinary research on a Part-time and Full-time basis.