How Karthik started his dream in Architecture :

  • How to learn Architecture ?

  • I have seen most of us asking how to learn Architecture and become a complete architect. Here, I have tried to cover most of the important things in the Architecture that I have learned the hard way. Learning Architecture is a step by step process, so must learn it step by step. So this guide will also show how to learn architecture step by step. No one can become a complete architect in 30 days, so it’s a journey. This guide will also show some best architecture tutorials.

 

  • Educational Path :

     In School

  • 10+2. Compulsory subjects: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

  • Passed 10+2 exam with at least 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry & Maths and also 50% marks in aggregate of the 10+2 examination.

     Entrance Exams

  • The Council of Architecture conducts an All-India entrance exam called National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA).

         NATA : National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) is a national level undergraduate            exam which is conducted by Council of Architecture (COA) for admission to 5-year                    B.Arch programme. Through NATA , candidates can get admission into B.Arch                          programme offered by Government, Government-aided, Private Unaided, University                  Departments and Deemed Universities of the country. Previously NATA was conducted            once every year, but from 2019, the exam was conducted twice a year - first on April                  and the second on July .  Candidates can appear in one or both the attempts of NATA .            If the candidate appears in both attempts, then best of the two scores will be considered.

  • State level entrances are also conducted for admission to architecture colleges.

  • For IIT and few other colleges, national-level Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) is conducted.

        JEE : JEE Main is one of the most competitive and important examinations for the                   students who want to take admission into the engineering and architecture programs                 offered by various IIITs, NITs, GFTIs, and various top Institutes at the undergraduate                 level. JEE Main is also an Eligibility test for JEE Advanced, through which candidates               can seek admission to the engineering programs offered by IITs/ISM.

     In College

           Typical Path : 

  • 5-year Bachelor in Architecture (B.Arch).

  • Opt for Masters or Post-graduation in Architecture, if you wish to specialise.

           Required Experience : 

  • It is advisable to do a 6-month internship under an Architect.

 

  • Tools and  IDEs :

      AutoCAD : 

      AutoCAD  is computer-aided design (CAD) and drafting software application. software that        architects, engineers and  construction professionals rely on to create precise 2D and 3D          drawings.Developed and marketed by Autodesk.

  • Draft and edit 2D geometry and 3D models with solids, surfaces and mesh objects.

  • Annotate drawings with text, dimensions, leaders and tables.

  • Customise with add-on apps and APIs.

     Download Now : https://www.autodesk.in/products/autocad-lt/free-trial

     Adobe Photoshop : 

       Adobe Photoshop is a raster graphics editor developed and published by Adobe                       Inc. for Windows and macOS

                An image editing software developed and manufactured by Adobe Systems Inc.                Photoshop is considered one of the leaders in photo editing software. The software                  allows users to manipulate, crop, resize, and correct color on digital photos. The software          is particularly popular amongst professional photographers and graphic designers.

      Download Now : https://softlay.net/photo-image/image-editor/adobe-photoshop-7.html

 

    Autodesk 3ds Max : 

      Autodesk 3ds Max, formerly 3D Studio and 3D Studio Max, is a professional 3D computer        graphics program for making 3D animations, models, games and images.

      Download Now : https://www.autodesk.in/products/3ds-max/free-trial

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Career in

Architecture

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People call u

  Architect / Designer

What they are

  • Control project from start to finish to ensure high quality, innovative and functional design.

  • Take the “brief” to identify clients’ needs and put together feasibility reports and design proposals.

  • Develop ideas keeping in mind client’s needs, building’s usage and environmental impact.

  • Produce detailed blueprints and make any necessary corrections.

  • Compile project specifications.

  • Keep within budgets and timelines.

  • Ensure that all works are carried out to specific standards, building codes, guidelines and regulations.

  • Make on site visits to check on project status and report on project.

  • Cooperate and liaise with construction professionals.

  • Follow architectural trends and advancements.

What they need

  • Proven working experience as an architect.

  • Strong portfolio to prove artistic skills.

  • Expert knowledge of building products, construction details 

      and relevant rules, regulations and quality standards.

  • Excellent drawing skills and familiarity with design software (Adobe Photoshop, SketchUp, 3d Studio VIZ or similar).

  • Strong imagination and the ability to think and create in three dimensions.

  • Visual awareness and an eye for detail.

  • Communication and project management skills.

  • BS degree in Architecture.

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