School of Architecture & Landscape Design : Research

RESEARCH & CONSULTANCY WORKS

Paper Presentations/Publications:

  • Ar. Anoop Sharma co-authored “Impact of transportation projects in Architecture”. Published in International Journal of Enhanced Research in Science Technology & Engineering, ISSN: 2319-7463.Vol. 3 Issue 2, February-2014, pp: (281-286), Impact Factor: 1.252.
  • Ar. Anoop Sharma , Ar. Abhiney Gupta & Ar. Abhimanyu Sharma co-authored Affordable Housing: A New Paradigm In 21st Century Indian City. Published in Proceedings of National Conference “Sustainable Neighbourhoods” held at MNIT-Jaipur in Feb-2014.
  • Ar. Anoop Sharma authored “Indian Temple Architecture-Jammu a worthy centre-stage to Study” published in IIA’s northern chapter souvenier for 3-day building materials exhibition held at Jammu in Dec-2013.
  • Ar. A.K.Singh authored “Sustainable Building Materials” published in IIA’s northern chapter souvenier for 3-day building materials exhibition held at Jammu in Dec-2013.
  • Er. V.K.Dogra presented “Forest Fires:their causes & prevention” in 2nd Jammu & Kashmir Agriculture Science Congress held at SKUAST, Jammu from 15th-17th Dec-2012.
  • Er. V.K.Dogra authored “Geometry of Geodesic Domes” Published in PARIPEX, Indian journal of Research Volume:1, Issue: 3 March,2012.)
  • Er. V.K.Dogra authored “Step-by-step Method of fabrication and erection of geodesic Dome from A4 size waste papers” published in Indian journal of Applied Research Volume:1, Issue 3, December 2011.(Impact Factor – 0.8215)
  • Ar. Anoop Sharma co-authored “New City Model to Reduce Demand for Transportation”. Presented in International Conference on Green Buildings and Sustainable Cities-2011, University of Bologna, Italy. (Published in Science Direct-Elsevoir).
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  • Ar. Arshia K. Hazarika, Ar. Anoop Sharma co-authored “Urban sprawl vis-a-viz Economic drift”. Presented & Published in proceedings of 11th International Congress Asian planning school association, University of Tokyo, Japan 16th to 19th Sept. 2011.
  • Ar. Anoop Sharma, Ar. Arshia K. Hazarika. Ar. Abhimayu Sharma co-authored “Methodologies for a desired Innovative Educational Environment.” Presented at International Conference on Sustainable Artchitecture (RASA-11) Jalandhar, 26-27th August-2011, & Published in Descriptio, An international Journal of Design (Annual)- 2011 –ISSN NO. 2249-4480; Page no. 92-102.
  • Ar. Arshia K. Hazarika authored “Bio-climatic High Rise For Sustainable Housing” Presented at International Conference on Sustainable Artchitecture (RASA-11) Jalandhar, 26-27th August-2011, & Published in Descriptio, An international Journal of Design (Annual)- 2011 –ISSN NO. 2249-4480; Page no. 108-111.
  • Ar. Anoop Sharma co-authored “New Urbanism Model for Indian Cities”. Presented & Published in Proceedings of International conference on Urbanism and Green Architecture 2010, held at N.I.T Hamirpur, (H.P.) 30-31st Oct. 2010.
  • Ar. Anoop Sharma Authored “Sustainable Campus Design”. Presented & Published in Proceedings of International conference ENERSTATE-2010, Dehradun 27-29th Dec. 2010
  • Ar. Anoop Sharma co-authored “Role of Building Regulations for Optimizing Energy in Hill Towns”. Presented & Published in proccedings of International Conference Advances in Renewal Energy (ICARE-10), 24-26th June 2010, held at MANIT Bhopal.
  • Ar. Arshia K. Hazarika, Ar. Anoop Sharma co-authored “Urban transport: Repercussions and Remedy” Published in Contemporary Architecture Beyond corbusierism, Macmillan Advanced research international series by Sarbjit Bahga, Surinder Bahga & Archana Choudhary.
  • Ar. Anoop Sharma Co-Authored “Managing Design in Digital environment” Published in National Magazine “ Builder’s Friend”in August-2008 page 34-40.

Short Term Courses/Workshops/National & international Conferences attended/Talks Delivered

  • Ar. Aditya Kumar Singh; Ar. Abhiney Gupta; Ar. Navin Gupta; Ar. Abhimanyu Sharma; Ar. Anoop Sharma Attended 03 day long short term course cum training workshop on “ Conservation Techniques” organized by INTACH Jammu chapter at Jammu University in March-2014.
  • Ar. A.K.Singh delivered a talk on “historical Landscapes of Jammu” during 03 day long short term course cum training workshop on “Conservation Techniques” organized by INTACH Jammu chapter at Jammu University in March-2014.
  • Ar. Aditya Kumar Singh Attended a week long short term course on Managemnt skills organized at IIT-Kharagpur in December-2013.
  • Ar. Aditya Kumar Singh; Ar. Abhiney Gupta; Ar. Navin Gupta; Ar. Abhimanyu Sharma; Ar. Anoop Sharma attended Building Materials Exhibition-13 (BME-13), A 3-Day national level Architecture Event organized by IIA (Indian Institute of Architects) Jammu Chapter in December -2013 at Hari Niwas Palace, Jammu.
  • Er. VK Dogra; Ar. Abhiney Gupta; Ar. Abhimanyu Sharma; Ar. Anoop Sharma; Attended Two Week Long ISTE workshop on “Engineering Mechanics” held at remote centre SMVDU Campus- organized by IIT-Bombay in Nov-2013.
  • Ar. Aditya Kumar Singh delivered a special talk on Landscape architecture at GANGA School of Architecture & Design- NCR region New Delhi on 28th July,2013.
  • Ar. A.K.Singh delivered a talk on “Landscape Architecture” during “Architect’s meet” organized by HDFC bank in collaboration with IIA-Jammu Chapter held at Jammu in July-2013.
  • Ar. Abhimanyu sharma attended Induction Training Programme (ITP) at NIASA, Pune in June ‘2013 on the topic “research methodology”.
  • Ar. Abhiney Gupta attended 2-week long Faculty Development Program (FDP) organized by IIT-Bombay through FTP mode at Remote Centre SMVDU in June-2012 on the topic “Research methodology”
  • Ar. A.K.Singh, Ar. Navin Gupta attended 2-week Faculty Development programe (FDP) on management Skills in Feb-2012 held at SMVDU.
  • Er. V.K.Dogra Attended 2-DAY International Conference ‘FIB-days 2010’ organized by Institution of Engineers (India) at Indian Habitat Centre, New Delhi from 14th to 15th Jan-2011.
  • Ar. Navin Gupta Attended 2-day International Conference “ Urbanism & Green Architecture” in Oct-2010 held at NIT-Hamirpur (H.P.)
  • Ar. Arshia K.Hazarika, Ar. Abhimanyu Sharma, Ar. Anoop Sharma attended week long AICTE sponsored short term course on “Passive Solar Building Design” organized by Department of Architecture NIT-Hamirpur in June-2010.
  • Ar. Anoop Sharma Attended 2-day long Advanced workshop on Teaching Skills entitled “Mission-10X” organized by Wipro Technologies in SMVDU in March-2010.
  • Er. V.K.Dogra, Ar. Arshia K.Hazarika, Ar. Anoop Sharma attended week long training program on Teaching Skills entitled “Mission-10X” organized by Wipro Technologies in SMVDU in Dec-2009.
  • Er. V.K.Dogra attended week long workshop on tunneling in Himalayan Geology in 2004-05 organized by IRCON at Katra.
  • Er. V.K.Dogra conducted three day workshop on Platonic solids in Jodhamal Public School. Students of 7th class onwards attended the workshop and fabricated paper models of platonic solids. Workshop concluded with the fabrication of spherical geodesic dome by waste paper with the active involvement of the students.
  • Ar. Aditya Kumar singh attends regular conferences organized by ISOLA (Indian society of Landscape Architects) at different venues throughout the year.
  • Dr. Amit Sharma attended a workshop on Railway Tracks in Aug-Sep 2008 as a technical expert in the relevant area.
  • Ar. Abhiney Gupta attended Induction Training Programme (ITP) at NIASA, Pune in June ‘2007.
  • Ar. Arshia K. Hazarika attended Quality Improvement Program (QIP) at NIASA on Graphics in 2006.

Consultancy

  • With the establishment of the School, plans of the School of Architecture Building have been framed by the school faculty and the building is already occupied since 2009.
  • Er. V.K. Dogra has worked as the structural Consultant for construction of Auditorium roof.
  • Medical Aid Center Plans was designed by Ar. Abhiney Gupta and a humble utilitarian building has come up with joint efforts.
  • The school faculty also helps the University on regular basis for variety of works ranging from designing and planning of shops, furniture lay-out for department sections & library, interiors, parking lay-outs, landscaping of various areas, toilets and also some art work.
  • Consultancy to Outside Agencies like NHPC for retrofitting of 1300 residential units in initial stages.
  • Few students were also involved for landscaping of bathing ghats in Banganga on the way to Bhawan under the guidance of the Director.
  • Director SALD over the years have hold the post of Prof. I/C works & estates (in intervals) for construction of various buildings through-out the University.
  • Presently, SALD is occupied in in-house consultancy of various buildings through-out theh Campus e.g. 3-BHK apartments for faculty (2 nos.), Basholi Boys Hostel with central mess facility support staff Hostel (200 capacity), Landscaping of entire Campus & revised master planning of SMVDU under the guidance of Director SALD & Hon’ble Vice-chancellor SMVDU.
  • Er. V.K. Dogra has worked as the structural Consultant with Executive Engineer electric, central store division, rail head complex Jammu in 2010.
  • Er. V.K.Dogra has also held the post of University Engineer from 2004-2007 & involved in the construction of main academic buildings of the University.
  • In 2009-10, SALD was involved in the consultancy works with SMVDSB (Shrine Board, Katra) for the construction of Kalika Dham, Jammu & some works near Bhawan, Mata vaishno Devi Katra. For the Purpose, Then Director SALD Prof. S.V.Thakur & Ar. Arshia K. Hazarika had regular meetings with Chaiman Shrine board & Hon’ble Governor (Chancellor SMVDU) Sh. N.N.Vohra at Raj Bhavan, Jammu in presence of Other Dignitaries of Shrine Board.
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  • In 2010-11, then Director SALD Prof. C.L.Razdan was involved for in-house Consultancy for day care Centre, SMVDU & extension of Guest-House premises. It is pertinent to mention that, Prof. C.L.Razdan in his tenure of 06 years at SALD, SMVDU was leader of the team in all the consultancy works undertaken by SALD, SMVDU. He was the main architect behind SALD building & many other in house works of SMVDU. He has also held the additional post of Prof. I/C works & estates & chief Proctor for a long duration. Presently, he is engaged as a visiting faculty SALD & member invitee BOS, SALD.
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  • Presently, Er. V.K.Dogra is occupied with structural consultancy for multi-level parking in super speciality Hospital, Jammu.