To understand mud & stone through its various categories, compositions, and its applications as building material through direct adaptation, processing. Amalgamating and altering. The various end product materials that have evolved their various adaptations for building and the processes & specifications involved therein. To develop a grasp of what material or material product is appropriate for which context of building construction. Vernacular, Traditional and HistoricalMaterials and construction process as direct human creative responses to localEco – systems and Geo-bioclimatic responses.
Lectures, Field trips (Material study, Construction study), Seminars, Slideshows, Market survey, Case studies, Material centric design problems and firsthand experience of brickwork.