Dr Bhanuben Nanavati College of Architecture

Endowed with an excellent infrastructure, scholarly faculty , great legacy of MKSSS towards empowering women through education, we at BNCA are committed to empowerment of girls in the challenging field of Architecture, and its facets.

Story of BNCA


BNCA established, 1st batch admitted

BNCA moves into its first new building

First international collaboration with California Polytechnic State University (Calpoly)

Computer lab established

First batch graduated

Intake increased to 60 students/year

Collaboration with Bauhaus, Dessau for a joint masters course in Urban Regeneration _ Winner of Louis Kahn and Le Corbusier Trophy at Annual NASA Convention

Intake increased to 120

Permission for starting four Masters courses. Masters in Landscape Architecture and Masters in Environmental Architecture started

Yashvantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU) study center established

BNCA hosts zonal NASA convention

BNCA receives ISO 9001 certification

Kanvinde memorial lecture series constituted

BNCA Publication Cell publishes its first book

Fab lab (Digital fabrication lab) established

International conference on Healthy cities

Masters in Digital Architecture started

Members of United Nations Academic Impact Program

Doctoral Research Centre under Savitribai Phule Pune University started

BNCA becomes member of the United Nations Academic Impact Program

Conclusion of a three year academic partnership with Royal Institute of Arts, Sweden and Swedish International Development Cooperation Authority

Voted Asia’s Best and Fastest Growing Architecture College by KPMG- presented in Singapore

Universal design center established

United Nations Academic Impact Hub established

BNCA moves to a new and larger building

Charles Correa memorial lecture series constituted

Caple Wood working lab established

BNCA universal design Center receives International Zero award at Vienna

Sustainable Development Academy established under United Nations Academic Impact Program

Annual National Conference on Built Environment constituted

Students’ installation at Pune International Airport commemorating 75 years of India’s Independence

BNCA student receives the United Nation Millennium Fellowship

Centre for Cultural Studies established

BNCA selected for CoA’s Urban Studies Research Program

To be one of the best colleges of Architecture in the world by achieving the highest standards in architectural education, research and related activities while uplifting the socio-economic, educational and spiritual status of women.

Life is not only larger than Architecture or Design but above all other disciplines of education put together. Our mission is to create good Architects, with a complete personality who can do justice to all aspects of life, and develop into good human beings.

  • Education for emancipation
  • Recognizing and respecting multiplicity of cultural expressions
  • Intellectual humility
  • Ethical means for ethical ends
  • Design for people
  • To discover and nurture the artistic skills, intellectual abilities and creative instincts of students.
  • To build the competencies within the students to become professional architects whose design solutions would contribute to the welfare of the society with quality, sustainability, environmental friendliness and innovation.
  • To develop research capabilities in the field of architecture, design, and planning.
  • To contribute to the economic development of the country through excellence in one’s professional practice.
  • To focus on research in the field of technology in architecture, planning and web based training of an international level
  • To provide global exposure to BNCA students to enrich their educational experience and offer them an advantage in their professional career.
  • To instill in the students highest human values and train them for ethical contdcut in their professional and personal lives.

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