Career focus: Architecture
It is a discipline that encompasses several diverse fields including, spatial design, safety management, material management etc.india Updated: Jun 27, 2006 13:20 IST
Architecture deals with the design, planning and construction of buildings and structures, residential, commercial or industrial. It is a discipline that encompasses several diverse fields including, spatial design, aesthetics, safety management, material management etc.
With increasing demand for urban housing, planning of highways airports and other public convineces, the architects in India would surely have much to contribute.
Nature of Work
Architecture, in particular is the study which deals with planning and designing of building and structures. The subject, not new at all, has been practiced since ages in different parts of the world.
Everybody has heard about Roman, Victorian, Moslem and Indian architecture, examples of which even stand today.Today, architecture has taken a totally different shape.
The rapidly changing demands and requirements asks for professionally trained architects who can not only cope with changing times but also design and deliver quality, environment friendly constructions.
Designing any structure not only moves around giving physical facelift to it but involves other important factors which are equally important like its functional utility, safety and economy.
What you need
Students having academically good background in physics and mathematics are better suited for the field. An aspirant for the field of architecture should be a creative artist with an interest and bent towards designing.