SCHOOL OF PLANNING AND ARCHITECTURE DELHI
SCHOOL OF PLANNING AND ARCHITECTURE (SPA) DELHI
The School of Planning and Architecture had a modest beginning in 1941 as a Department of Architecture of Delhi Polytechnic. It was later affiliated to the University of Delhi and integrated with the School of Town and Country Planning which was established in 1955 by the Government of India to provide facilities for rural, urban and regional planning. On integration, the School was renamed as School of Planning and Architecture in 1959.
The School is a specialized University, only one of its kind, which exclusively provides training at various levels, in different aspects of human habitat and environment. The School has taken lead in introducing academic programmes in specialized fields both at Bachelor’s and Master’s level, some of which are even today not available elsewhere in India. The School, in striving for excellence, has always been in the lead in extending education and research to new frontiers of knowledge. The School offers a number of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes which include Bachelor’s Programme in Architecture, Bachelor’s Programme in Planning, Master’s Programme in Architecture, Master’s Programme in Building Engineering and Management and Master’s Programme in Landscape Architecture.
The School of Plannning and Architechture is a specialized University, only one of its kind, which exclusively provides training at various levels, in different aspects of human habitat and environment.Extracurricular activities are also a component of life at SPA . CODA, Strokz, Zephyr, Spandan, Sankalp, Sepia are few dramatics, music and photographic clubs respectively which are run by the student successfully every year. Utopia and Expressions are part of the cultural activities organised by the students every year. The students also get actively involved in the activities of Spic Macay . Sports and games have a significant place in the SPA campus life within the limited premises of the New Friends Colony Hostel Campus .The courtyard in the MB hostel plays host to miniature versions of football (fuzzball) and cricket. Annual inter-batch sports meet “Athlos” is organized during the months of February and March.