What is Environmental Architecture?
Environmental Architecture is a field of engineering that includes architecture, geography, urban planning, landscape architecture, and interior design.
Environmental Architecture explores the relationship between architectural form, materiality and environmental performance, and how this relation should evolve in response to climate change and emerging technical capabilities.
What do Students Learn?
During the course student will learn the conceptual, experiential and analytical skills needed for engaging in sustainable environmental design research and practice.
Eligibility Criteria for the Course
Candidate should have passed the B.Arch examination with aggregate 50 percent, from recognised University is eligible to pursue M.Arch
Scope and Career Prospects
Students who have completed M.Arch have immense job opportunities. Some of the job opportunities are as follows:
- Environmental architects can work with scientists, activists and environmental groups to project the environmental impact of a project.
- Environmental Consultant
- Environmental Research Scientist
- Work for universities and colleges.
- Work as a consultant or to set up private practice
- Work in management institutions offering different architecture courses
Salary will be based on the job title, skills, experience and education. Beginner can expect 2-3 lakh per annum.
Industry also offers good salary packages for skilled professionals in this sector. In private sector, employees in architecture can expect up to Rs. 5-6 lakhs per annum.
Top Colleges in India
- CCLS College of Architecture and Design
- Dr Bhanuben Nanavati college of Architecture for Women (BNCA)
- University of Pune
- Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University