Academics

Department of Architectural Engineering & Design


lab facilities

 

Structural Engineering Lab

Director: Architectural Engr. Dr. Khuram Rashid
The structural engineering lab houses facilities for the practical work relating to materials’ testing and validation of principles and laws of structures. This lab also provides professional testing services to various firms/departments.

Geotechnical Engineering Lab

Director: Civil Engr. Dr. Amna Chaudhary

The Geo-Technical engineering lab provides facilities for the practical work related to testing of engineering properties of soil in lab as well as in the field. This lab also provides professional testing services to various departments/firms.

Construction Lab

Director:  Architectural Engr. Sidra Jamshed
The Construction Lab has all the facilities relating to the experimental / practical part of the building materials & construction. This lab is also used by post-graduate students for their research work. Moreover, it provides professional testing services to various organizations.

Survey Lab

Director: Architectural Engineer Hafiz Abrar Ahmad

Survey Lab provides facility for the practical work relating to surveying and levelling.

Environmental Control Systems Lab

Director: Architect Mr. Imran Ahmad Saeed
Environmental Control Systems Lab provides facility for the experiments relating to environmental control systems in buildings. The lab has Heliodons to study Solar Geometry and solar strategies for energy efficient buildings. The facility of Weather Station in Environmental Control Systems Lab helps post-graduate student for research work. An extension of this lab is on the top roof of the department in the form of eight test rooms in various orientations which is being extensively used by post-graduate students for investigation of various techniques of improving indoor thermal conditions of buildings in Lahore.

Electrical Lab

Director: Electrical Engineer Arjumand Khaliq
The Electrical Lab provides the facilities to undergraduate students for lab work in the subjects relating to Lighting and Illumination in buildings.

Digital Studios

Directors: Architectural Engineer Anum Fatima (DS-I)
Architect Mr. Imran Ahmad Saeed (DS-II)
Architectural Engineer Hafiz Abrar Ahmad (DS-III)
There are three Digital Studios in the department to meet the requirement of modern IT tools in Architectural Engineering Program. Each studio occupies a space of 1500 sft with purpose built furniture and attractive interior. Studios are equipped with computers, Large Format Scanners & Plotters, Multimedia Projectors with automated screens and Sound Systems for lectures and presentations. Computer software related to Architectural Engineering are available in Digital Studios for Lab work of various core areas and final year project. The details of core areas and their related software are:


Architectural Design

AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, 3D Studio Max, Studio Artlantis, Sketchup

Integrated Building Design

REVIT

Structural Analysis & Design

ETABS, SAFE, SAP, STAAD Pro., AutoCAD

Building Services (MEP)

HAP, BOLTS, DIALUX, LOOP

Construction Management

Primavera, Microsoft Project

Environmental Control Systems

Ecotect