Nov 21, 2013
Alladin Trophy
Design trophy by IIID, Nagpur

It was a conceptual based design competition as a challenge to build a residence for Arabian folk tale character Alladin. The conceptual forms were derived out of the magical fantasies pertaining to Alladin, a task that took account of students’ power of imagination.

Mar 23, 2013
SAD trophy
Design trophy by IIA, Nagpur

IDEAS won the ‘Indian Institute of Architects, Nagpur centre – Prof S A Deshpande Studio Design Trophy’ for the year 2013. The Indian Institutes of Architects (IIA), Nagpur Centre conducts the competition each year for 8th semester students of architecture affiliated to the Nagpur University and VNIT.


Dec 19, 2017

Ido is an initiative where vertical interaction among students of all years is envisaged for a coordinated teamwork to bring out the creative best from each student.  It is a platform for learning between peers for a more enriching experience.



An event where each one shall participate on the same platform and have equal opportunity to express, participate and execute.


Themes for the Competition:

  1. Under the shade
  2. Sense of place architectural design
  3. Urban reflections documentary on ballet of the street walk
  4. Companion of joy_ designing a canteen stool

Dec 19, 2017

IDEAS – (Institute of Design Education and Architectural Studies ) aims at achieving an All- round development of its students, in terms of, a sound knowledge base with an emphasis on enhanced creativity, strong communication skills and wide exposure to professional practices, throughout its 5-year B.Arch. programme.


the consistent hard-work put-in by the students in the pursuit of knowledge results into “a portfolio”, which is testimony of the knowledge gained, skills acquired and plight of ideas, together neatly presented, graphically illustrated and trustfully documented.


I-SHOW, is an attempt to display the exhibits of the ‘portfolio’, depicting the progressive understandings acquired by the students of Architecture, studying in IDEAS, Nagpur.

Lectures and Seminars

Aug 29, 2014
Prof. K. Mohan
on “Behavior of wind in the vicinity of tall buildings”

Prof. K. Mohan
Principal, School of Architecture, GITAM university, Visakhapatnam.

Prof. K. Mohan, delivering his Doctoral Research work presentation on “Behavior of wind in the vicinity of tall buildings”.

Aug 9, 2014
Ar. Paramjeet Singh Ahuja
on “Documentation technique for settlements”

Ar. Paramjeet Singh Ahuja
Chairman, IIA Center Nagpur.

Ar. Ahuja, delivering lecture on “Documentation technique for settlements”.

Dec 30, 2013
Ar. Allhad Raje
on hotel designs

Allhad Raje
Architect, Mumbai.

Presentation on MEP & its application in hotel design. The presentation was primarily on live projects executed by the architect with design issues and practical problems in execution.

Oct 13, 2012
Prof. Milind Kollegal
on Advance Building Services

Prof. Milind Kollegal
Principal, Masterji College of Architecture, Hyderabad

Prof. Kollegal delivering lecture on Advance Building Services to 7th /8th semester, B.Arch.

Site visits

Jun 7, 2018

Rural Design Studies is a Summer Studio organized for the students who have completed second semester. The objective of the programme was to expose the students to various layers of design, which is tightly woven in the daily lives of the people living in villages.

The various layers of design in form of architecture, artifacts, festivals food, clothing, etc. also play an important role in defining the culture of these villages.

Indian villages sans designer or architects are evolved over a period of time in coordination to the various routines, lifestyles,, social structure, work places as a collective impression.

Rural Design Studies 2018, was carried out in the Mendha village and Dongargaon Village in the Gondia District.

Sep 18, 2014
Stone Factory
Study of stone cutting process, Nagpur 

Students of 1st year visited the stone factory at village Uti, Umrer Road, Nagpur. The intent was to explore about stone as a building material and the process related to it under the subject Construction Technology and Material.

Sep 11, 2014
Brick Kiln
Study of brick production process, Nagpur 

Students of 1st year visited the brick manufacturing site located at Village Hingani, Taluka Selu, Wardha under the subject of Construction Technology and Material. Over there they saw the entire process of brick manufacturing i.e. from preparation, moulding, drying to burning of bricks. This on-site experience was to actually expose them to the actual practice and qualities of brick as a building material.


May 17, 2018
Team Building workshop
for the students of Semester VII

Team Building workshop for the students of Semester VII was held in the month of May 2018 by Expert Mr. Arvind Chittewala of The Learning Circle from Nashik


The Key Objectives of the Studio were

  • Time Management in order to give time bounded deliverables of respective subjects and also to manage time between, personal, academic and social life.
  • Multitasking in subjects / activities as key to achieve desired results in Architecture.
  • Working in Team: Team Building: Keeping aside all ups and downs and difference in opinions, can we all work as part of team addressing bigger agendas.
  • Setting up Vision to decide future and generating foresighted vision

Dec 20, 2014
Workshop on training in field practices for students of architecture

This curious introduction to the world beyond books culminates when students are exposed to various challenges and are motivated to think out of the box and find an amicable solution. A workshop conducted in the premises of I.D.E.A.S in collaboration with the Association of Counselling Civil Engineers (A.C.C.E.) acted as a medium to expose the students of 3rd year to various work related atmospheres they will come face to face with once they move out of college.

The Association of Counselling Civil Engineers, Nagpur branch often conducts such workshops for college students. The organisation is headed by Sandip Shirkhedkar.