The program is open to qualified students with a suitable background in building technology and design and a degree in engineering or science. It provides a focus for those interested in the development and application of advanced technology and design for buildings. Students in this program take subjects in engineering disciplines and design process along with subjects that deal with the application of these topics to buildings.
Education and Research Area
- Building Technology
- Energy in Buildings
- Design for Sustainability
- Architectural Building Systems
- Building Structural Systems
- Design Workshop for a Sustainable Future
- Construction Materials
Applications and Related Industries
Construction Companies, Architectural Design Companies, Engineering, Remodeling, Interior
Program Characteristics and Development Prospects
The Department of Architecture is rich in diversity and creativity. With a faculty prominent across the breadth of the field, students are exposed to many different approaches to architectural design and engineering.
Instruction and research encompass design as well as technology and professional practice. The program provides a foundation for design exploration, offering students new ways to access design, building engineering, and present ideas. Intelligence, creativity, sensitivity, and a thorough knowledge of the arts and sciences are essential to achieving distinguished architecture. For generations, the program has educated committed individuals who have assumed leadership roles in shaping the built environment .