The architecture industry is moving forward in creating beautiful and aesthetically designed buildings. Along with that, various campaigns have created awareness about making the planet healthier and have produced jobs in green architecture. Therefore, the 21st century architects have to focus on several areas, which include structural integrity of buildings, analysis of heating and air conditioning system, a design of electrical and fire protection systems, planning of energy conservation issues and so on. Today, architecture is considered as one of the most sophisticated professions with diverse career opportunities for students aspiring to become architects.
Taking the latest trends in the industry into consideration, architecture colleges must train aspirant to enhance their creativity in providing the public with a better quality of living. The education should not be restricted to books or theories, but should involve lots of practice. The industry expects one to be very creative, with a right sense of technology and art. The institution must train the students with the relevant market demand, rather than age-old traditional teaching methodologies. With rapid urbanisation, there has been a greater demand for a smart infrastructure. Even the government is coming up with many projects like the smart city project Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana, where the architects are provided with an arena to showcase their talents.
On the flipside, with the exponential increase in aspiring candidates pursuing Architecture, the opportunities or career options are becoming increasingly competitive. However, it is necessary for the aspirants to examine the industry that they would like to begin their career. This includes the trends in hiring, how they compare to their likely competition for available positions, and where the industry itself is headed.
Understanding the necessity to find best Architecture programmes in the country, in this issue of the Higher Education Review Magazine, we have listed Top 10 Promising Architecture College in India 2017. We sincerely hope that our efforts will help all the aspirants who are looking for something challenging and new to add in their profiles.