About Us

Pravara Rural College of Architecture, Loni started on a small campus inc1996. It has bloomed into a college with an expansive, independent campus with 16 teachers and 40 students in 2023-24. The institute is one of the most prominent architecture colleges in rural areas.

Upgrading the residential standards of rural residents is one of the mottos. College campuses often provide a rich and vibrant social life with various curricular extracurricular activities. These activities allow students to explore their interests, and develop leadership skills. Upgrading the residential standards of rural residents is one of the mottos. Annual seminars, study tours, workshops, settlement study, and guest lectures impart students the knowledge of latest architectural developments, traditional Indian architecture, and rural architecture.

The institution has a green campus where environmentally friendly practices go hand in hand with academics. The efforts to promote sustainable and eco-friendly campus are carried through various initiatives.

PRCA likely has a well-designed campus with modern infrastructure and facilities. This may include spacious classrooms, design studios, computer labs, a library with a vast collection of architectural books and journals, workshop spaces, Climatology lab, Construction courtyard, Hostel facility for Girls and boys students, and other amenities necessary for a comprehensive architectural education.

College alumni have made a name for themselves in multinational and national architecture firms as well as in governmental and semi-governmental departments.

After successfully hosting Zonal National Association of Students of Architecture (NASA) in 2009 and 2012, we also hosted the State level Seminar “Design in Architecture Curriculum Methods and Model of Teaching” in January 2016. College also organized two national level conferences in the academic year 2021-22 and 2022-23.

Academic Facilities

  • Library, Laboratories
  • Classes, Drawing Halls,
  • Audio Visual Room
  • Material Room, Faculty Area

Our Vision

To create an excellent Professional graduate for the contemporary industry and socially responsible beings who will play a key role in shaping rural and urban sustainable development.

Our Mission

M1:-To develop professionals in the field of architecture, who can serve as innovators and creators of national and economic growth.

M2:-To develop students for leadership roles with skills and knowledge to improve the quality of the built environment on both national and international levels through collaborations in the field of architecture.

M3:- To develop students for professional excellence and personal development in the field of architecture.

Our Goal

  • Delivering technological applications in Architecture through systematic programming, which favours the balance of nature and present-day architectural developments.
  • Utilizing locally available economical materials.
  • Understanding social and cultural needs of rural areas, urban regions, and modern architectural developments.
  • Conserving heritage through study tours and site visits.

Co-curricular Achievements

Pragati Auti
Paper Presentation on ‘Sustainable Landscape Planning parameters for campus planning’, March 2019
D Y Patil College Of Architecture, Lohagaon
First Regional Student Conference in Pune.

Sourabh Kalyani
National Association of Students of Architecture (NASA) ANDC Trophy