School of Architecture, AMACE near Kanchipuram, affiliated to Anna University and approved by Council of Architecture was established by Meenakshi Ammal trust in Arulmigu Meenakshi Amman College of Engineering in the year 1993 with the student intake of 20. With more than two decade of excellent educational services, today the school has an intake of 40 students.
The School of Architecture, AMACE offers a full time Bachelor Degree in Architecture (B.Arch) which is a five year course. Throughout the course the students work on design projects staring from Residence to Urban Design. Student’s progress is monitored through a combination of continuous assessment in design studio, written examination and juries for each project.
The college of education in the School of Architecture, AMACE is governed in an impact and interactive instruction provided by dedicated, highly qualified faculty members and guest lecturers from practicing architects whose educational backgrounds, practical experience and diverse scholarly by interests in various subjects ensure comprehensive preparation for practicing ‘Real life’ architecture. Most of the Faculties are Post graduate Degree holders who are specialized in various fields of Architecture.
The Department has well equipped Library, Climatology lab, Audio Visual Lab, Photography Lab, Material Museum and Art Workshop with latest equipments. It has also got a state of art Computer lab with software like AutoCAD, 3D Studio Max, Revit Architecture, Photoshop, CorelDraw, Flash.etc. The lab also got plotting facilities open for students to take printouts up to the size of A0.
The passed out students of the school are well placed in Chennai, Bangalore, Delhi, Bombay and other major cities in India. More than 50% are working in Dubai, Sharjah and other Gulf countries getting a salary up to 1.5 Lakhs per month and in western countries like USA, getting salary more than 3 Lakhs per month. More than 30% students pursue their Higher studies in India and abroad.