Gopalan School of Architecture and Planning, is dedicated to providing an excellent educational experience for students intending to enter the profession of architecture. The primary mission of the School and its programs is to provide a curriculum and educational context that teaches students the means by which they can be responsive to human needs in creating the built environment. Our students must be perceptive, skilled and inventive – capable of acting in a responsible manner in today’s profession. To create/Innovate outstanding designs while continuing to learn throughout their lives so as to realize a visionary profession for the future. The most important facet of this educational mission is to instill in our students a strong social consciousness and a desire to be active participants in improving the quality of their communities.
In Gopalan School of Architecture and Planning, teaching, research and study are intended to engage the students and faculty in advanced investigations in their discipline; with the ultimate aim of making it possible for each student to make an individual contribution to the improvement of the built environment. The architecture program is intended to foster the intellectual growth and development of students and faculty, to develop new knowledge that will materially add to the discipline of architecture and to society as a whole, to act as an integral and contributing part of the intellectual community of the University, and to encourage graduates to utilize their unique talents in the Designing Arena that contribute in a fundamental way to the betterment of their fellow neighbors.
On average, we enroll about 80 students a year from all corners of the India in an array of courses ranging from Renaissance architecture to modern architecture the cities of tomorrow, digital fabrication, motion graphics, shape grammars, photography and construction finance.
The unifying theme of all our activities is design. Through the design of physical spaces, and through the design of policies and technologies that shape how those spaces are used, we aim to sustain and enhance the quality of the human environment at all scales, from the personal to the global.
We believe that design and policy interventions should be grounded in a commitment to improving individual human lives, equity and social justice, cultural enrichment and the responsible use of resources through creative problem-solving and project execution and create best environment which is eco friendly.