Ahead of its times, with regards to city planning, Jaipur was designed according to the principles of the ancient architectural science of Vastu Shastra. The architecture and planning of the town has come a long way since its foundation was laid by Sawai Jai Singh in 1727 AD, the erstwhile ruler of Jaipur.
Alongside the traditional heritage, Jaipur has developed an identity as a hub for industries connected with crafts, exports, jewellery, and block printing etc; Jaipur being one of the most uniquely active jewellery and textile markets of the world has created initiatives such as Jaipur Bloc and Jaipur Jeweller Artisan Development projects
All of this Co-existing with the more recent additions of the Metro, modern shopping malls, multiplexes, and institutions of learning, providing aspirational opportunities to thousands.
Sanganer on the outskirts of Jaipur has earned the coveted GI (Geographical Indication) for its unique Jaipur prints, which implies no other location manufacturing block prints can label their creation as Sanganeri block prints.
Jaipur’s event calendar is filled with numerous Art, Theatre festivals, book reading sessions, cultural and educational events, start-up fests throughout the year to encourage a stimulating, thought-provoking environment for students, artists and the general public in the city. The city hosts the world’s largest literary festival every year with some of the most eminent authors, Nobel laureates et al, attending the event.
The Jaipur campus of the Arch Academy of Design is spread over 24000 sq. feet in the heart of the city, in close proximity to the World Trade Park, the Jaipur International.
The campus has been strategically designed with spacious interiors and focal points for showcasing student and faculty projects, facilitating academic needs of the programmes and to encourage individual explorations in a student’s creative journey. Open harmonious and well-lit spaces, encourage the sense of participation and involvement thereby enabling the students to identify and upgrade their skills.
Since Jaipur is a thriving student city, the college experience at ARCH is more than just classroom learning. It is about discovering and developing an understanding of the culture while being exposed to the art, craft, and talent of the local creators. Proximity to one of the Government designated industrial areas, helps students to easily connect with the artisans of various creative industries .By practicing and contributing to the study of Design, through active involvement and observation, students enhance their learning experience.
Easily accessible and located in one of the prime areas of the city, Jaipur campus offers a balanced combination of academic life and personal experiences.