School of Design
AURO University is striving for providing integral, integrated, transformable education to create its own culture.
Design School will be that driving force that defines and expresses these concepts by providing freedom to express experiment and grow freely and organically. Design is the most powerful social and ecological tool with which human beings shape their environment of various places in space and time.
Free and organic in nature, the design school environment would allow students to develop their own independent unique personality by choosing their own path.
AURO Design School will offer its education under four major streams, with multiple specializations:
- Inter-space Design
- Communication Design
- Industrial Design
- Textile and Apparel Design
The innovative curriculum is mainly divided into 4 phases:
- Observing and perceiving nature.
- Understanding nature through all our senses.
- Analysis of forms and its coexistence.
- Sustainable approach to form and space interactions.
- Sustain with nature.
- Interface with nature.
The broad base but specific and relevant curriculum intends to have the intensive immersion of students in the process of research exploring through drawing and making, thinking and innovating.
The cross disciplinary exploration, the dialogue with various disciplines of design will create various directions in design. Expert, involved faculties will help students find and identify revealing moments throughout the process. The school will have a unique combination of expert, scholarly faculties from various fields which will make for a very exciting learning environment.
The students would be confident, fearless, self-dignified, knowledgeable, truthful, hardworking and broad minded enough to enjoy fully the life in its place within the space and time frame.
First phase 2017 - 2018: AURO Design School Offers:
AURO Design School is part of the AURO University Campus - called the Earthspace campus. The campus is well designed and integrated with nature following ‘Mother’s’ philosophy of trees, plants, flowers and fragrance. AURO Design School is equipped with state of the art workshops including CNC and 3D printing facilities. The labs will house latest I.T. facilities for developing very high-tech visual communication programmes. Well lit, spacious studios and lecture rooms with Audio Visual facilities and exhibition spaces enhance the AURO Design School’s academic environment.
- Shailendra Mehta
Chairman - Board of Management
- Krishna Shastri
Chairperson - Advisory Board, Auro Design School
- Subroto Bhowmick
Textile and Graphic Designer of international repute. Former Design Director at Calico Musuem, Ahmedabad and currently Creative Consultant at Mudra Communication.
- Prof. Gurudev Singh
Dean, Navrachana University, Baroda
- Ajit Rao
Practicing Architect and Animator, Pune
- Ravi Hazra
Professor, IDC, IIT Bombay
- Dr. R. Athwankar
Professor, IDC, IIT Bombay
- Prof. Jaimini Mehta
Practicing architect, Hon. Director of Centre for the Study of Urbanism and Architecture, Baroda
- Dhimant Panchal
Director & H.O.D. Product Design & Director Design Center, MAEER’S MIT, Pune
Permanent and Visiting Faculties
1. KRISHNA SHASTRI
2. AVINASH ENGINEER
3. ROHAN NANAVATI
4. KAMILIKA BOSE
5. JWALANT MAHADEVVALA
6. ROOSHAD SHROFF
7. MITUL DESAI
8. VICKY ACHNANI
9. RAMESH ANNAPINDI
10. SAMEER PARKER
11. JAGRUT RAWAL
12. DEVINA KOTHARI
13. AMALA SHAH