About Graphics laboratory
The institute has a fully equipped two laboratories with 28 Computers in each. The
Aim of the laboratory is to equip the students with knowledge & practice of relevant
& latest Software, so that they can use these tools towards design development and
implementation related drawings and documents.
The computers are equipped with a wide range of software essential for the profession
of architecture and planning, such as Autodesk (3ds Max, AutoCAD, Revit, Inventor),
graphics software, Corel draw, Photoshop, GIS software and other 2-d/3-d image rendering
software. All the computers in the lab are equipped with internet facility. The
broadband and wireless connection facilities provide a continuous internet access.
The Lab manages overall computer network of SPA Bhopal which includes individual
faculty/staff terminals, institute labs, library etc. Owing to our highly qualified
computer administrators, technology support is always available to faculty, staff
and students on one-to-one basis as well as in the form of occasionally organized
training sessions on general computer literacy and internet browsing. Uninterrupted
high-speed (1 Gbps) internet Wi-Fi/cable access is available throughout the institute
building. Hostels are also equipped with internet facility to ensure internet access
for students even after Institute working hours.
Local area networking has been provided in the academic area, hostels and residential
areas. There are nearly 400+ users who are using internet and the computing facilities.
The institute is equipped with wired lease line (1 GBPS) supported by National Informatics
Centre (NIC) – National Knowledge Network (NKN) Bhopal and railtel.
The lab staff manages Web-based e-mail access, web site maintenance, and centralized
data storage including provision of technical support for hardware and software
The lab has 15 KVA UPS which is used as a power backup.
To streamline communication relating to various activities and events conducted
by SPA Bhopal, CMC (Communication and Media Cell) serves as an institutional hub
for dissemination of information, mainly through digital media.
The Lab provides support for various remote sensing software, GIS and 3-D modeling
resources and other equipments. GIS’s Workstations are equipped with high-end hardware,
software and satellite data so that the students can perform analysis, mapping,
query for spatial/geographical data.
To facilitate sharing of educational material, research, services, and library facilities
with other institutes in the country, NKN provides high performance computing facilities,
e- Libraries, virtual classrooms and a collection of large database.
The NKN will enable scientists, researchers and students from different backgrounds
and diverse geographic locations to work closely for advancing human development
in critical and emerging areas.
About Graphics Lab Software
--> Autodesk Autocad 2010
--> Autodesk 3ds Max 2013
--> Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014
--> Google Sketchup 8
--> Adobe CS4 Design Standard
--> Corel Draw Graphics Suite X6
--> MicroSoft Office 2007
About Graphics Lab Hardware
--> Dell Precision T1650 Workstation - 56 No.
--> Intel® Xeon® processor.
--> Windows 7 Professional OS.
--> Powerful graphics options include AMD FirePro™ or NVIDIA®
--> RAM 4GB
--> HDD 1TB
--> HP Desktop - 4 No.
Professor of Architecture, Head and Associate Dean