The strategic and prime location of the campus in the heart of the city at Royapettah offers a great advantage to the academy which is a standalone institution. The academy has state of the art infrastructure with spacious and well lit studios with adequate storage facilities, lecture rooms and well-equipped smart class with video conferencing facilities. The computer labs with 120 terminals with licensed softwares, an expansive library with a good collection of latest books, journals and magazines, material museum, survey and climatology labs form part of the the infrastructure. A well designed air conditioned auditorium with a seating capacity of 435 persons has been an envious addition to the Academy. Hoostel facilities for the boys have been made available within the campus while sports and training grounds are also accommodated within a large playfield in the campus.
Our institution believes a learning environment is incomplete without a thoughtfully designed and well maintained library. Our students enjoy being here as it is a stimulating environment for isolated study surrounded by rich collection of books. Our library hosts a wide range of books for all architects and architects to be. All our faculties actively make use of this library and motivate students to inculcate the habit of referring to books. The books are neatly catalogued, organized in open book shelves that invite students to take, glance, read, refer and borrow. The library is on two levels with ample light that blissfully enters the space to metaphorically say “Enlighten”. The collection includes multiple copies of all subject books prescribed for the course by the university, books on architectural standards, handbooks, coffee table books, with active subscription for innumerable regional, national and international journals, magazines apart from a diligently maintained archive section. Our new Air conditioned Library consists of 7079 volumes of books along with 22 National and 18 International Magazines & Journals. The library is also equipped with Auto Lib software for easy tracking of books and book lending process.
Each class is allotted an exclusive studio where core subjects like Architectural Design & Drawing, Building, Construction and Building Services are taught. The studio being the key learning environment is spacious, airy and well-lit. The studios also present an ideal environment to develop sills in drafting and presenting architectural ideas and details. All the studios are well equipped in the furniture to facilitate both manual drafting and digital learning with large tables, drafting boards, individual storage space for every students and power sockets to plug in laptops.
State of the art Workshop consist of Equipment's and tools such as Wood cutting, planning, grinding, Router and Leath, Zig Zag, Electric Potter Wheel, Thermocol Cutting Machine, Model Making and Carpentry Tools. These equipment’s are used to generate design and art models and helps students to realise their designs, artworks and carpentry exercises and furniture making.
Understanding climate is an important aspect in building design. Our climatology lab provides students opportunity to measure and use climate to their advantage in building design. We have equipment’s such as Max and Min Thermometer, Anemometer-2nos, Wind Vane, Rain Gauge, Barometer, Solarimeter, Luxmeter, Multistem Thermometer, Sound level meter.
Theory subjects are taught in lecture halls spread across the various floors in Measi Academy of Architecture.. All lecture rooms are well ventilated and are equipped with LCD projectors and white boards for conducting both instruction oriented lectures and interactive sessions to groom the future. It is here that our students spend most of their timing learning to ideate architectural concepts through discussions and debates.
Survey lab is equipped with all of the necessary tools for calculating the relative position of a point on or beneath the Earth's surface and displaying them in a usable form. It plays an important role in training students to master the theoretical foundations and techniques of surveying and construction methodologies, and the development of professional interest.
Measi Academy of Architecture has ample space allocated for Construction Yard. Students are able to test material construction techniques, innovative and try new methods of constructions in this space. This type of exercise gives them hands on experience on how various materials are handled and constructed at site.