Pravara Rural College of Architecture, Loni started on a small campus in 1996 with 4 teachers and 20 students. It has bloomed into a college with an expansive, independent campus with 16 teachers and 40 students in 2018-19. The institute is one of the most prominent architecture colleges in rural areas.
“Nirmal Mahavidyalaya Puraskar” 2011 Zilla Parishad, Ahmednagar
For Cleanliness in College
200 in past 5 years
40 in 2018-19 including:
- Pratik Aire
- Prerana Kataria
- Asad Patel
- Samrudhhi Mahale
- Hafeez Contractor, Mumbai
- Space Designers, Nashik
- Designer’s Quadrant, Pune
3500 books and 2500 eBooks, Books on Architecture, Construction, Architecture History, and Landscape, 4 International and 12 National Journals, Koha and DELNET software, Digital Library Network, Airy, ventilated, and spacious with excellent lighting.
6 Labs: Language Lab, Computer Lab as per Council of Architecture norms, Workshop and Carpentry Lab, Material Museum, Climatology Lab, Surveying and Levelling Lab.
Equipment: 75 computers, Plotter A1 SIZE, A3 printer, Potter’s Wheel, Stoke’s Sunshine Recorder, Hygrometer, Stevenson’s Screen.
Vast open spaces for climatology experiments.
Audio Visual Hall
LCD Projector, LED Television
Public Address System, White Writing Board.
Olympic size outdoor swimming pool
Indoor and Outdoor facilities for: Volleyball, Cricket, Chess, Carom, Table Tennis.
650 capacity, Two separate three-storied buildings, Chief Rector and Assistant Rectors for supervision, Dining Halls, Solar Water Heater, Reading Room, T.V., Indoor Games, STD booth, Cyber Cafe, Generator.
369 capacity, Lady Rector with Assistant Rectors for supervision, Daily visits by Lady Doctor, Recreation and internet facility.
Ar. Rajiv Mishra
Principal, Sir J.J. College of Architecture, Mumbai, 31/07/2015.
“A campus in Rural set up to invoke PURA Concept as dreamed by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.”
Ar. Pramod Beri
Renowned Architect, 19/12/2015.
“The overall spatio – formal quality is apprasive.”
Ar. Parag Narkhede
Professor , BKPS College of Architecture, Pune, 28/01/2016.
“It is pleasure to see an architectural institute growing good in rural area using limited resources. The efforts by teachers , students and management are worth appreaciable.”
Ar. Nishant Manapure
Principal, College of Architecture, Mohu, 05/02/2019.
“Very good interaction with vibrant students with lot of potential. Thank you for great experience, enjoyed every moment.”