It’s an accepted fact that a dream home cannot be created without the contribution of architecture. The term architecture can be defined as the art as well as science of creating buildings and structures that involves planning, designing and constructing of spaces to give them a functional, social and aesthetic looks. The architectural work is performed with a coordination of material, technology, light and shadow as well as project planning whereas the important factors such as cost estimation and construction administration cannot be overlooked.
Architectural works have always been given importance for its instrumental quality that helps identifying historical civilizations and the course of architecture have been developing ever since it has come into existence from Classical to Medieval, or if it is Modern to Post Modern. The job of an architect includes planning, designing and reviewing the constitution of structures by creatively organizing all the available components such as mass, space, volume, texture, form, etc. Other factors that are considered by the architectures during and after construction period may include technology, economic factors, functionality and practicality.
The passion of doing an architecture job can be explained with that of a fashion designer. As a fashion designer is dedicated to put his creativity and skills on cloths to give it an attractive and comfortable look, similarly architecture also converts his ideas through his personal knowledge and experience on the canvas of concrete walls and bricks to give them an awesome look and shape of a house, building, office, mall, sports complex, etc. A five-year course for Bachelors in Architecture can be applied by even those who have not studied medical science as their subjects in 10+2. The easiest path to ensure admission in Architecture course is to clear entrance test conducted by the Council of Architecture on All India level. On the basis of this entrance test, candidates are provided admissions in various engineering colleges in India.
Some of the famous engineering colleges for Architecture course include the School of Planning and Architecture, located in New Delhi, Government College of Architecture, Lucknow, and College of Architecture, Goa, etc.