Achievements of the Faculty

Overview
  • Chairmanships of Board of Studies and Examination of VTU since inception of the University till date.
  • Membership on the Governing Council of School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi and School of Architecture and Planning Chennai.
  • Chairmanship of the Indian Institute of Architects, Karnataka Chapter.
  • Secretaryship of the Indian Institute of Architects, Karnataka Chapter.
  • Winners of Various Design Competitions.
  • Guidance to hold Aptitude Test for B. Arch Admission in various Southern States.
  • Guidance for GATE Examination
  • Faculty exchange programs with University of Muenster, Germany, & University of Moratuwa, Colombo for the last 4 years
  • Best Faculty paper award at the Golden Jubilee celebrations in Feb 2008 of School of Architecture and Planning, Chennai.
  • Faculty members have been awarded by the IIA, Karnataka Chapter, IIID, Bengaluru Chapter, Practicing Architects association and Rotary club of Bengaluru, Orchards.
  • One of the faculty is currently a member of the panel for preparation of road map for Architecture & Planning education in India to be incorporated in the XII plan. The panel is constituted by SPA, New Delhi on the advice of the Minister of HRD, Govt. of India.
  • M.Arch Faculty are working on a project of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (Bengaluru city Corporation) to rejuvenate Bengaluru Lakes.

Paper Presented By Faculty [Upto December 2014]

Dr. Om Prakash Bawane, Principal
  • Paper – “A Comprehensive Approach towards Managing the Quality of Construction Industry” Conference – “Construction Challenge In the New Decade”, Sixth International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century (CITC-VI), July 5th -7th 2011, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia” Organizers – Department of Construction Management, College of Technology & Computer Science (TECS), East Carolina University (EUC), Greenville, USA. Co Authors -Dr. K G Krishnamurthy, Visiting Faculty, Architecture Department, UVCE, Bengaluru & Dr. P Perumal, Prof & Head, Department of Civil Engineering, Government College of Engineering, Salem.
Ms. Anitha Suseelan, Professor
  • Paper –“The Altering Urban Ecology of Bengaluru: The Conflict between the Politics of Land and the Water Resources”. International Conference – 23rd European Conference on South Asian studies (ECSAS) held at University of Zurich Switzerland – 23-26th July 2014. Travel Grant – Zurich University Switzerland co-sponsored by the Swiss National Science Foundation
  • Paper –“Hidden Transcripts of Sovereignty at the Boundaries: A Water Harvesting Structure as a Symbolic Public Good” . International Conference – International conference on “Re constructions: Researching and Rethinking Asia” at the York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR), York University, Toronto, Canada – 26-27th April 2013 Travel Grant – York University, Toronto, Canada
  • Paper –“Water & Urbanity” . International Conference – 8th Shilpacorn Architectural Heritage Discourse, held at Bangkok – 20-21st August 2009
  • Paper –“An Investigation into the Relationship of a Sustainable Vernacular Technique to the Settlement”. Conference – International Conference on Water and Urban Development Paradigms, organized by the Katholieke University, Heverlee Campus, Belgium – Sept 2008 Travel Grant – Katholieke University, Heverlee Campus, Belgium
  • Paper –“Representations of Sovereignty at the Boundaries: An Ode to Elinor Ostrom”. Book – Sarai Reader 09- Projections, A national reader on critical discourses in Urban context published by Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS) New Delhi – April 2013
  • Paper –“The Water Corridors of Kumbakonam”. National Journal – Indian Architect Builder – Heritage special issue, 2011
  • Book –“Proceedings of IUDI National UD Thesis Seminar – An Anthology”. Publisher – IUDI and RVCA. The publication was released by renowned Architect B.V.Doshi on 29th Oct 2010 at CEPT University, Ahmedabad.
  • Paper (Co Author), –“Understanding Place Experience – A Sensory Urban Design Exploration in Mattancherry”, coauthor to paper by Elza D’Cruz (M Arch 2008 Batch), ”. Book – Proceedings of IUDI 2nd National Thesis Seminar Publication – 2012
  • Paper (Co Author) –“Segregated City: An enquiry into the nature of Boundary in Traditional Indian Neighbourhoods”, coauthor to paper by Kamlesh Pohekar (M Arch 2006 Batch),”. Book – Proceedings of IUDI 2nd National Thesis Seminar Publication – 2010
  • Paper –“Representations of Sovereignty at the Boundaries: An Ode to Elinor Ostrom”. Book – Sarai Reader 09- Projections, A national reader on critical discourses in Urban context published by Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS) New Delhi – April 2013
  • Paper (Co Author) –“Integrating the Lost Water Network as a system of Open Spaces”, coauthor to paper by Fathima Samana (M Arch 2007 Batch)”. Book – Proceedings of IUDI 2nd National Thesis Seminar Publication – 2010
  • Paper –“City as a Hydro centric construction)”. Conference – Lake_2008 – Symposium on Conservation and Management of River and Lake Ecosystems, organized by CES, IISc Bengaluru – 22-24th Dec 2008

Invited Lectures by Faculty [Upto December 2014]

Dr. Om Prakash Bawane, Principal
  • Lecture: –Services in Buildings.
  • Institution: –Department of Architecture, Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Bengaluru
  • Date: –Oct 22nd 2011
Ms. Anitha Suseelan, Professor

    Lecture: –Reading Urban History – a thematic approach

  • Institution: –SIT, Tumkur.
  • Date: –14th Dec 2012
  • Lecture: –Hyper Density: A case of Kowloon Walled City, Hongkong.
  • Institution: –SIT, Tumkur.
  • Date: –19th Dec 2011
  • Lecture: –
  • Land governance and its trajectories in the Urban Ecological Regimes. 2] Urban Density and City Form.
  • Institution: –School of Architecture, CEPT University, Ahmedabad.
  • Date: –12th May 2011
  • Lecture: –
  • Urban Design Education.
  • Institution: –Department of Architecture-Government Engineering College Thrissur University of Calicut Kerala, Department of Architecture-MES College of Engineering University of Calicut Kerala.
  • Date: –5th April 2011
  • Lecture: – Urban Design Education
  • Institution –Department of Architecture, College of Engineering Trivandrum, Kerala University.
  • Date: –6th April 2011

Awards for Faculty

Dr. Prof M S Amarnath
  • Conferred with Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from Jain University on 05 December 2015

Other Academic Information

Dr. Om Prakash Bawane, Principal
  • Appointed as the Chairman, B O E ( Architecture), VTU, Belagavi.
  • Appointed as the nominee of the Council of Architecture to the Staff Selection Committee of Manipal University, Manipal on April 13th 2011.
  • Appointed as the nominee of the Council of Architecture to the Staff Selection Committee of BMS College of Engineering on September 6th, 2011.
  • Visited College of Architecture, Bharathi Vidhyapeeth University, Pune as the Convener of the Council of Architecture Expert Committee on July 23rd 2011.
  • Visited SVS School of Architecture, Coimbatore, as the Convener of the Council of Architecture Expert Committee on April 8th 2011.
  • Visited RVS School of Architecture, Coimbatore, as the Convener of the Council of Architecture Expert Committee on April 9th 2011
  • Visited Marg Institute of Design and Architecture, Chennai, as the Convener of the Council of Architecture Expert Committee on April 29th 2011 for evaluating their proposal for the commencement of B Arch Course.
  • Visited RVS Kumaran School of Architecture, Karaikal, Puducherry, as the Convener of the Council of Architecture Expert Committee on August 19th 2011 for evaluating their proposal for the commencement of B Arch Course.
  • Visited Department of Architecture, Government College of Engineering, Thrissur as the Convener of the Council of Architecture Expert Committee on August 29th 2011