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School of Architecture & Design, Manipal University Jaipur- Where Innovation Meets Realization   

School of Architecture & Design, Jaipur encapsulates the philosophy of creating innovators, empowered with the knowledge for the creation of a dynamic world, pulsating with intellectual acuity and striving for the utopia of a prosperous biosphere for all. The School strives to provide world-class architectural education by coupling state-of-art facilities with a dedicated and experienced faculty team and student-centric academic practices.  


Currently offering

  • Bachelor of Architecture (5 years)
  • Master of Landscape Architecture (2 years)
  • Ph.D. Program  

School of Architecture & Design, Jaipur, enjoys national as well as international collaborations and MOU’s with institutes and organizations. The School’s industrial associations have facilitated practical learning and value addition to the students’ education.  


Creating A Constructive Learning Environment

The pedagogy followed at the School is unique as it is the perfect amalgamation of technical, practical and hands-on work. Fostering innovation, the School houses design studios, where students are trained to solve real-life design problems as a part of their academic training. Moreover, these initiatives also enable students to convert their ideas to their start-up ventures.   


Blueprint for the Future

"We as a School of budding architects and designers aim to establish a Centre for Excellence in Built Environment, enabling cutting edge research and experiments in the field of the built environment. To support this vision, we have already established a LEED Lab reinforcing the creation of research opportunities. This supports the vision of making the campus of MUJ as a living laboratory, promoting research and experimentation in the field of sustainability. Also, owing to the location, we have a vantage point in understanding the state of Rajasthan, which is one of the richest states in India in terms of its culture and heritage. The School intends to create an archive of heritage documentation for the state and become forerunners in the conservation of cultural landscape and heritage of the region. The School also plans to further promote community-based societal approaches and practices by undertaking research and consultancy projects in lines with the sustainable development goals and smart city mission.





The School of Architecture & Design, FOD currently offering the following programs:



The Faculty of Design defines design as a triangle of an exploratory, explanatory and logical process that includes creativity."

Dr Madhura A Yadav

Professor and Head, School of Architecture & Design



Ar. Akshay Kaul

Ar. Akshay Kaul

Profession: Ecological Planning, Landscape Design

Professor Chair

School of Architecture & Design 



Akshay Kaul specializes in the field of ecological planning, landscape, sustainable architecture and possesses more than 29 years of work experience in India and the USA and 25 years of teaching experience.

He received his Master's degree in Landscape Architecture from the College of Environmental Science and Forestry, State University of New York, Syracuse, USA. He has worked for the globally renowned office of Peter Walker and Partners, USA on international projects in Asia, Europe, and the US.

Mr. Kaul has provided specialized consultancy services for city planning, township master planning and design, campus design for institutions, schools and colleges, corporate headquarters, public parks, resorts, hotels, parks, plazas, and sustainable architecture.

He is an advisor to the Srinagar Development Authority on the Srinagar Master Plan and Heritage Area of the City. He was Advisor to Rajasthan Government on State Urban Agenda for Rajasthan for Master Planning for the City of Jaipur and urban environmental development and heritage conservation issues. He has been on several expert committees for the conservation of natural and heritage landscape including Teen Murti Bhavan, CDP tool kit by UNESCO for Heritage component for Cities of Madurai, Srinagar.

He is a visiting faculty at Jamia Millia Islamia Masters program in Recreation Architecture and Adjunct Professor in Department of Architecture, DIT University Dehradun. He has been a visiting faculty at the Department of Landscape, School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, TVB School of Habitat Studies (TVB SCH), New Delhi, Sushant School of Art and Architecture, Gurgaon. He has conducted workshops in landscape architecture and ecological planning for various institutions and organizations.

He has received International Award for Raas Jodhpur for the best building for which he did landscape at the World Architecture Festival, Barcelona, 2011. He also received International Award for Living Design City Competition for Sustainable Cities – 2011. He has also won the International Competition Design for South Asian University, 2010, New Delhi. Rethinking the Future Award for Residence, 2015 in New Delhi. 2A Asia Architecture Award Vienna 2016 for Patna River Front. He has won National Competition for Master Planning for Campus for Institute of Public Health and Management, Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat and Islamic University of Science and Technology, Avantipora, Kashmir.... Know more





The areas of research include: • Sustainability in architecture and urban design, with particular regard to energy and comfort in buildings. • Technical and behavioural aspects of thermally-active buildings and infrastructure design.




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