Part time Bachelor's Degree in Architecture

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A bachelor's degree is a hallmark of higher education. It is given to those who dedicate three to seven years studying a specific program. A bachelor's degree can be earned in a variety of disciplines in the arts and sciences.

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Bachelor of pre-Architecture

The University of Arizona
Campus 5 years September 2017 USA Tucson

Architecture is an interdisciplinary field. It requires a comprehensive general education and an understanding of history and culture, physical environments and building technology combined with skill in drawing, design, math, and computer modeling. [+]

Best Part time Bachelors in Architecture 2017. The five-year program that culminates in the accredited Bachelor of Architecture degree comprises: a foundation (pre-architecture) year a three-year professional core and a fifth year focusing on design options and a senior capstone project. Admission to the Professional Phase (second through fifth years) of the program is selective and competitive. The three-year professional core emphasizes five major areas: design/communication, history/theory, technologies, practice/management, and electives. Fifth year design options vary but typically include sustainable design, historic preservation, community design, lightweight structures, design-build, and behavioral aspects in design. Throughout the professional program architectural studies are balanced by general education requirements in three areas of knowledge: individuals and societies, traditions and cultures, and natural sciences. In addition, both open and architectural electives are required. Because the School has a strong commitment to general education and breadth of study outside architecture, the curriculum allows for the pursuit of a minor in another discipline. [-]

Undergraduate Architecture Degrees

NewSchool of Architecture and Design
Campus 4 - 5 years October 2017 USA San Diego

From teaching time-honored building traditions to sustainable and innovative technologies, the curriculum of this architecture bachelor degree program gives future architects the opportunity to earn a first professional degree accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). The Bachelor of Architecture will help students gain the education and credentials they need to pursue state licensure. Students will leave this program well-prepared for a position with an architecture or design firm. [+]

NewSchool offers two undergraduate programs in Architecture. The Bachelor of Architecture is a five year NAAB accredited program that will prepare you for pursuing architectural licensure in the United States and the Bachelor of Arts in Architecture is a four year degree program that will give you a broad foundation for the architecture field.

Bachelor of Architecture

From teaching time-honored building traditions to sustainable and innovative technologies, the curriculum of this architecture bachelor degree program gives future architects the opportunity to earn a first professional degree accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). The Bachelor of Architecture will help students gain the education and credentials they need to pursue state licensure. Students will leave this program well-prepared for a position with an architecture or design firm. ... [-]


Bachelor of Design (Interiors)

Otago Polytechnic
Campus Part time 3 - 6 years February 2017 New Zealand Dunedin

This leading, professional degree programme offers a highly practical, real-life approach to interior design and will prepare you for employment within the [+]

Best Part time Bachelors in Architecture 2017. Interested in creating beautiful and practical spaces for people to live, work and play amongst? Want to help shape our future and need a qualification to kick start your design career? This leading, professional degree programme offers a highly practical, real-life approach to interior design and will prepare you for employment within the industry. As the global population grows, so does the demand for innovative designers to create clever and sustainable spatial solutions. Your ability to think outside the box will be sought after and you could find work in a broad range of creative areas. Career options could include an Interior Designer, Lighting Designer, Furniture Designer, CAD Specialist, Exhibition Designer, Stage Designer or Design Writer/Editor. With hard work and commitment, you could set your sights on design company directorial roles. Gain a sound knowledge, understanding and practical experience of the design process, developing specialist skills in key aspects of interior design and redesign. Choose to study at one of New Zealand's most innovative and progressive design schools and enjoy an industry-focused approach to the unique history, context and philosophy of this field of design. Benefit from our excellent workshop facilities, the opportunity to undertake a work placement in a professional practice and the chance to showcase your creative talent. International fee: NZD 21,270 (first year) Skills required Creativity and vision. A passion for design. The ability to see an idea through from concept to reality. Practical ability. The ability to communicate your ideas to others. An interest in people and the world around you. Entry Requirements International students will be individually assessed to ensure they meet degree-level entry requirements. If English is not your first language, you must also demonstrate English language skills equivalent to an IELTS overall band score (academic) of 6.0, with no less than 6.0 in writing and speaking, and no less than 5.5 in reading and listening. Portfolio note Your portfolio should: Be a comprehensive review of your current design achievements, potential and commitment. We are looking for evidence that you are able to be original, versatile and enterprising and that you are committed to creative study in your chosen design field. Within the portfolio: Your portfolio should include work that you feel best represents your creativity and demonstrates your knowledge of and passion for your chosen field of study. It may contain photographs, small original works, sketches, and whatever you feel is visually informative about you and your abilities as a potential fashion/communication/interiors/product designer. Please include process work for some pieces (2-3 approximately). This could include drawings, sources of inspiration, comments etc which demonstrate the development of an idea, i.e. that you are able to develop and research an idea through to a finished design. e.g. painting, graphic work, garment, photograph, a creative textile work or 3-dimensional design, appropriate to your chosen field of study. For secondary school students this work can be anything completed over the last year and may be work that you are developing for NCEA Level 3 portfolios. We do not require finished NCEA boards but you may wish to include development work for these. We would like to see work that has been done as part of class or group projects, but also work which has been self-initiated, and demonstrates interest in your chosen field of study. Portfolio format The portfolio should be in a format appropriate to the work you are showing, i.e. digital (CD) or physical. As a guide, we expect at least 10 X A4 or A3 sheets – a clear binder is a good way to protect your work unless, of course, your portfolio is on CD or being sent by email. If you wish to include garments/samples in your portfolio, please consider providing photographs of your work instead. We have limited storage space and do not wish to risk damage to your work. Please note there is a 15MB file size limit for the portfolio if you are applying online. Cover letter Explain why you have chosen to apply for the selected programme. This letter should communicate your interest in the discipline and discuss what steps you have already taken to increase your chances of being accepted onto the programme. Please include Curriculum Vitae and your career goals in this letter and any other relevant information. Delivery of your portfolio Please courier or hand-deliver your portfolio to the address below (enclosing a self-addressed, postage-paid courier package in order for your work to be returned after consideration): Customer Services Otago Polytechnic F Block, Forth Street Dunedin 9016 Attn: Student Administrator for Design We look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible. Applications are preferred by 30 November (late applications are accepted based on the availability of places in the programme). Additional documentation You must supply certified copies of proof of identify, academic records, proof of residency (where appropriate) and curriculum vitae. Selection procedure Selected applicants may be asked to undertake an interview, where they will be invited to discuss their portfolio. Eligible applicants will be selected using a range of identified criteria. Should the number of applicants who meet the selection process requirements exceed the available places, the professional judgement of staff will be used to determine those given immediate entry and those placed on a waiting list. Applicants who do not meet the acceptance criteria will be directed to a path of study to prepare them for application the following year. Provisional Entry: A school leaver or an adult applicant who does not meet all of the entry criteria may be given provisional entry to year one at the discretion of the Head of Department. Those who successfully complete and pass year one will be deemed to have met entry requirements and provisional status will be removed. The interview panel will consist of lecturers who teach on the course, along with an academic leader from the department. Applicants will be selected on merit using professional judgement on the basis of their portfolio of work, evidence of creativity, ability to take a concept through to model or prototype, and demonstration of the ability to undertake design study at degree level. Successful applicants are all informed before the end of the year and are sent detailed information on enrolment procedures, loans, starting dates for the following year and any information that might be required to facilitate a smooth introduction to the programme. Additional costs A list of equipment, textbooks and resources which must be purchased for this programme are available from the School of Design. Further study options Advance your design skills with our graduate or postgraduate qualifications in Design or Art, or expand your career prospects with a graduate teacher training programme. Programme specific risks Prior to enrolment, you are advised of the programme specific risks in workshops and CAD rooms. This information is provided by way of discussion at interview and written notification with acceptance and you will be required to undertake training before independent use of many types of equipment in workshops and studios. Risks include wood, metal, plastics, textiles, painting plant and equipment. You will be required to attend Otago Polytechnic training sessions in first aid and computer health and safety and will have significant exposure to working conditions in relevant design software. Studying at the school of design Offering small class sizes in immersive studio environments, the School of Design provides you with numerous chances to showcase your creative talent. You will be frequently involved in talks, exhibitions, and events, with the year culminating in the 'Excite' exhibition, a highlight on the Otago Polytechnic calendar. Benefit from our excellent workshop facilities, discipline-related studio areas, up-to-date CAD suites and the newly established innovation workSpace. The innovation workSpace is a commercial product design and development centre and academic research facility meeting international standards. It is able to facilitate the production of prototypes at all levels of the product design and development process and is set up with a wide range of the latest equipment including a CNC 3 axis router, CNC milling and turning, 3D rapid manufacturing, water jet cutter, laser cutting and engraving, and full 3D scanning and reverse engineering. It is a business enabler, matching academic rigour with enterprise, business, production and management, and is a showcase for applied design, creativity and innovative endeavour. newSplash newSplash is a professional Communication Design studio based at the Otago Polytechnic campus in Dunedin. This studio connects emerging designers with commercial or not-for-profit clients. newSplash matches clients' requirements to your design skills and enable you to gain valuable work experience in a learning environment. At the end of your degree you may apply for a job at the studio as a Design Associate, offering you up to a year of paid work experience, applying your skills to client work, in a busy studio environment. The School of Design also enjoys strong and frequent links to the local, national and international design community. You will benefit from ongoing networks and opportunities through these associations which will allow you to form contacts within the industry, while at the same time earning credits towards your degree. No matter what your discipline, we offer you the chance to work with 'real' clients, creating design-based solutions and services. FAQ/Answers What is the minimum/maximum age to apply? There is no maximum age to apply, provided that you are a genuine student. Usually, students beginning their programmes are at least 18 years of age. How long will my study take? Undergraduate degrees are three years, diplomas are usually two years and certificates are one year. Graduate and postgraduate qualifications can take one to two years to complete. What about international recognition? All of our qualifications are recognised internationally. You are able to take your Otago Polytechnic undergraduate degree and apply to other national and international tertiary institutions for graduate and postgraduate study. How much can I earn as a student? Those students who are eligible to work while studying may get causal jobs in areas like hospitality or other service industries. Your hourly wage is likely to be between NZD$13-15. What do I need for my student visa? Your Otago Polytechnic Offer of Place letter. This letter means you have been accepted to study. It also states your course fee, which you must pay first to your nearest New Zealand embassy, consulate or immigration office. You will then receive a receipt of payment from us. You must submit these two documents (your Offer of Place and your receipt of fees), along with evidence that you have sufficient funds for living expenses, and a return international air ticket or evidence of sufficient funds to buy one, to your nearest New Zealand embassy, consulate or immigration office. For programmes longer than 24 months, you will also need to provide very recent medical and x-ray certificates. If you are over 17 years of age, you will need a police certificate to show that you are of good character. See the New Zealand Immigration website for more details. Streamlined visa applications now open! If you are an international student who will apply for your student visa from outside of New Zealand, you might be eligible for the streamlined visa process offered by Immigration New Zealand (INZ). This allows your visa application to be processed faster by INZ because Otago Polytechnic nominates you as a suitable candidate (INZ will decide the outcome and the processing time). Once you have received your Offer of Place from Otago Polytechnic, you may apply for a streamlined visa nomination letter from us. For more information and to submit an application, click here. What happens when I finish my degree? Students who have completed their degree in the normal time and have a job offer related to their studies can apply for a work visa for another two years. This entitles you to work in the job you have been offered, and may help you qualify for residence. What about applying for New Zealand residency? If you meet the requirements of the current immigration policy in New Zealand, it is possible for you to apply for residence at any time. Immigration policy encourages students who have completed their degree in New Zealand to apply for permanent residence. Is there an application fee? No. How long does it take to apply? We suggest you apply at least three to four months before your programme starts so that you are organised to arrive on time. What do I need to include in my application? Your English language test results: IELTS, TOEFL or TOIEC. We also require certified copies of any academic results you have from your overseas high school or university. We may also require your curriculum vitae or a portfolio, depending on your programme entry requirements. Your workload There is an emphasis throughout the three year programme on the development of independent learning skills. This is reflected in the decrease of directed hours over the three years with an expectation that, by the end of year three, you will be an independent learner. Hours are allocated as follows, based on a 32 week academic year: YEAR Directed (Class Contact Hours) Approximate Hours Per Week Self-Directed Hours (Non- Class Contact) Approximate Hours Per Week YEAR 1 570 18 630 20 YEAR 2 434 + 95 Work experience 16.5 671 21 YEAR 3 377 12 823 26 [-]

Bachelor of the Built Environment

Melbourne Polytechnic
Campus 3 years February 2017 Australia Melbourne

Melbourne Polytechnic's Bachelor of the Built Environment was developed following rigorous consultation with industry stakeholders and benchmarking with comparative courses within Australia to ensure that students have essential skills as required by architects at the undergraduate level. Build your future with Melbourne Polytechnic. [+]

Melbourne Polytechnic's Bachelor of the Built Environment was developed following rigorous consultation with industry stakeholders and benchmarking with comparative courses within Australia to ensure that students have essential skills as required by architects at the undergraduate level. Build your future with Melbourne Polytechnic. Course Description The Bachelor of the Built Environment was accredited in late 2013, with the Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency (TEQSA). Course design includes input from a range of stakeholders including architectural and construction firms, ensuring theoretical and practical coverage. The Bachelor of the Built Environment is aligned to the recommendations of the Australian Institute of Architects Standards for Undergraduate Programs in Architecture. From this Degree you will: Have advanced technical skills and a substantial knowledge base including design principles and theories relating to the practice of architecture Be able to create innovate design solutions that respond effectively to client briefs, sustainable principles and that are sympathetic to the surrounding natural and built environments Have the knowledge to articulate appropriate construction techniques, materials and building services into design solutions mindful of embodied energy Be able to problem-solve using a variety of techniques and tools in order to synthesise and apply knowledge to a range of planning and design tasks of varying size and complexity Articulation The Bachelor of the Built Environment has been designed to enable students to articulate from the Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural) (22268VIC) and receive the equivalent of 11 subject credits (approximately three semesters). All prospective students will be required to submit a folio of work and attend an interview. [-]

Architecture

International University Alliance
Campus Part time September 2017 USA Boston

The B.A. in Architectural Studies is designed to serve as a platform or foundational degree for students who plan to specialize in architecture and other disciplines that focus on the design, planning and construction of the built environment. It exposes students to ideas and practices currently followed in all of the School’s design disciplines and it focuses on many of the business, communications and organizational skills that are not covered in the technical requirements of the graduate curricula. [+]

Best Part time Bachelors in Architecture 2017. Architecture The B.A. in Architectural Studies is designed to serve as a platform or foundational degree for students who plan to specialize in architecture and other disciplines that focus on the design, planning and construction of the built environment. It exposes students to ideas and practices currently followed in all of the School’s design disciplines and it focuses on many of the business, communications and organizational skills that are not covered in the technical requirements of the graduate curricula. Students at KU who start in the B.A. in Architectural Studies, co-enroll in graduate professional degrees and take courses that count toward the B.A. and the graduate professional degree. All B.A. students take a core of classes in architecture, design and planning. The core involves a sequence of skill-based studios, survey courses within each of the School’s disciplines, and courses in architectural history and theory. This degree core is supplemented with classes that fulfill the Core Curriculum, additional courses that meet the requirements of any one of the Undergraduate Certificate Programs, and advanced professional enrichment courses that fulfill requirements in the graduate professional degrees. From the very beginning, each student works with an advisor to make sure that appropriate progress is being made both toward the completion of the B.A. degree and, if designated, the graduate professional degree. Some students may opt to complete the 124-credit B.A. without continuing and completing the additional year (or two) required to finish one of the professional degree paths. The four-year, 124-credit course of study that leads to a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Architectural Studies prepares students for graduate education in many other fields such as law, business, government, facility management, and public administration that are enhanced by a broad knowledge of architecture. It also prepares them for work in a number of fields related to architecture. Most of these fields of specialization extend beyond the traditional realms of formal architectural design, building technology and construction. Architectural specializations have emerged in space planning, acoustics, lighting, historic preservation, energy conservation, land use planning, urban design, computer application, environmental impact assessment, life safety regulation, and post-construction evaluation. New specializations continue to appear because of new social needs and improved technologies. B.A. Architectural Studies graduates have used different concentrations of professional enrichment courses to find employment in a broad range of fields in both the public and private sectors. Within the federal and state governments, B.A. graduates have gone to work in facility management, space planning, historic preservation consulting and other offices that deal with the public building stock. At the local and municipal level, they have found employment in economic development agencies, heritage and community centers, and similar public organizations that promote improvement, preservation or modification of the built environment. Some have also gone to work in not-for-profit and development agencies and private-public and federally-funded organizations that promote community economic growth and development involving extensive planning, survey work, housing analyses, community organization, and other “grass roots” tasks. Within the private sector, B.A. graduates have combined their training in architecture with course work in communications, project management and organizational behavior to land jobs in facility management, property management, building materials supply and sales, architectural services marketing, and historic preservation surveying, research and consulting. Students who complete the B.A. and later wish to become licensed architects may pursue a professionally accredited Master of Architecture degree. [-]

Degree in Architecture

University CEU - Cardenal Herrera
Campus 6 years Open Enrollment Spain Moncada

We offer you a whole education in English. We know that studying abroad might inspire any awe so that we support you with the following [+]

WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENT? 1. The international dimension: personalized bilingual English and Spanish education. We offer you a whole education in English. We know that studying abroad might inspire any awe so that we support you with the following tools: We guarantee you a personalized attention in every subject both in tutorships and exams. We include free additional English lessons to improve your level. And if you wish to learn Spanish, we offer you free aditional lessons as well, to improve your international profile. We arrange the International Week integrated into the academic calendar, in which teachers and students from all over the European universities visit us to work in a common subject through workshops, lectures, competitions, etc. completely developed in English. As the prestige of the Spanish architecture is worldwide known, the future of an architect needs also to have a look further than our frontiers. 2. Practical training at the most important European ateliers of architecture. We offer you professional practices at the main European ateliers of architecture. At the present we have more than 50 agreements and it increases year by year in order to give a real international professional experience: Aires Mateus y Joao A. Rocha (Portugal), Müller Sigrist (Switzerland), Cruz y Ortiz y OAB Ferrater (Spain), McCullough-Mulvin (Ireland), Merom Architects (Sweden), Mjölk (Czech Republic), etc. We can guarantee that if you want to practice in an international atelier, you will be able to do it because our groups are of maximum 25 students. 3. Prestigious international teachers invited and something else. Additionally to our solid teaching staff, there is an important number of professional teachers invited such as Guillermo Vázquez Consuegra, Javier García Solera, Ignacio Vicens or João Álvaro Rocha. The work at classes is also complemented by other valuable activities: Conferences and workshops with remarkable architects: : Eduardo Souto de Moura, Cruz y Ortiz, Aires Mateus, Josep Llinás, Carme Pinós, Emilio Tuñón... Workshops: Green urban infrastructure, Modular Housing,... Sessions and seminars: Portuguese Architecture, Cinema and Architecture,... Architecture travels to Italy, Denmark, Finland, Switzerland, Portugal,... Students involved in projects with high level of innovation like the competition Solar Decathlon Europe in both editions 2010 and 2012. 4. Learning methodology. We use a unique focus to teach architecture which is based on the case study. Through this methodology you will apply the theoretical knowledge into a particular and real design in which you will have to analyze, to research and to make decisions, so that you will add a learning process inductive to the traditional methodology. The main axis of our degree is the integration of the subjects, thanks to the transversal teaching methodology, which accelerates the process of acquiring and maturation of the knowledge of the student. 5. Focused to the new employability of the architect. At our School we carefully attend academics and much more, so this way we prepare our students to address the labor market with greater ease. The traditional abilities of the architect of our degree are added by: Intensification in the area of business administration and architectonic project management. Intensification in architectonic rehabilitation, renovation and regeneration. CEU Access: a program to show you the tools for finding a job in the 21st century. CEU Entrepreneurship: a support for being an entrepreneur and to know how to develop your own working space. CEU Networking: you will have a platform to get your first national or international job through our Information, Training and Employment Service with which you will get in touch with ex-students and companies that have agreements with us. WHAT WILL I LEARN? Architecture is a science and also is an art. Architecture is passion and is vocation. With us, you will learn to: Design and manage the building construction or restoration. Plan the growth of the urban areas and its territory. Stimulate your creative ability and develop it with continued practical exercises. Calculate the structure and the facilities of a building and design its building process. Use the computer tools which allow you to draw, design and calculate. [-]

Bachelor in Architecture

American University of Ras al Khaimah
Campus 5 years September 2017 United Arab Emirates Ras Al Khaimah

Architecture is both the process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings and other physical structures. [+]

Best Part time Bachelors in Architecture 2017. Architecture is both the process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings and other physical structures. Career Opportunities Jobs where your degree would be useful include: Building surveyor Commercial/residential surveyor Higher education lecturer Historic buildings inspector/conservation officer Landscape architect Planning and development surveyor Production designer, theatre/television/film Structural engineer Town planner Jobs directly related to your degree include: Architect Architectural technologist Interior and spatial designer Admissions Criteria American / Canadian Diploma UAE / GCC / Egyptian Secondary School Certificate UAE / GCC / Egyptian Secondary School Certificate British IGCSE / GCE Leaving School Certificate(A School Leaving Certificate must be provided,showing the last grade (year) completed) Iranian Diploma Indian / Pakistani /Bangladesh Higher Secondary School Certificate International Baccalaureate Diploma Syrian Secondary School Certificate SABIS Diploma WAEC / NECO Mission The Bachelor of Architecture program at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) educates students to become qualified architects who are capable of generating effective solutions by using architectural approaches in the field of Architecture. The graduates of the program will be well versed in technology and in social and environmental issues. Architecture program require students to apply principles of architecture and basic science to model, analyze, design, and realize physical environments, components or processes; and prepare students to work professionally in architectural areas. The program provides students with an excellent foundation in the core technical competencies of the discipline: design, building construction, and history and theory of architecture with special consideration to sustainability and green architecture. In addition, an array of technical electives is offered to enable students to tailor their Architectural education to best suit their career goals. The technical focus is complemented with topics in general education leading to a well-rounded member of the global society. Goals and Objectives The program goals have been derived from and support the mission statement of the American University of Ras al Khaimah. The graduate of the Architecture Program is expected to be able to: 1. Pursue a successful professional career in local and regional markets or higher studies in the field of Architecture. 2. Conceive, design, model, analyze, test and implement Architectural principles and processes considering their environmental impact. 3. Professionally apply creative thinking, skills, historical knowledge and experimental techniques in solving practical problems. 4. Effectively communicate and function in various multidisciplinary environments and engage in lifelong learning and professional development. 5. Understand the ethical, cultural and environmental considerations of the architectural profession. Program Outcomes AURAK has developed the learning outcomes for the Architectural program in compliance with the Student Performance Criteria (SPC) adopted by NAAB (National Architecture Accrediting Board) of the United States of America. According to SPC, the outcomes for the program are organized into realms to more easily understand the relationships between individual criteria. Realm A: Critical Thinking and Representation: Architects must have the ability to build abstract relationships and understand the impact of ideas based on research and analysis of multiple theoretical, social, political, economic, cultural and environmental contexts. This ability includes facility with the wider range of media used to think about architecture including writing, investigative skills, speaking, drawing and model making. Students’ learning aspirations include: – Being broadly educated. – Valuing lifelong inquisitiveness. – Communicating graphically in a range of media. – Recognizing the assessment of evidence. – Comprehending people, place, and context. – Recognizing the disparate needs of client, community, and society. A. 1. Communication Skills: Ability to read, write, speak and listen effectively. A. 2. Design Thinking Skills: Ability to raise clear and precise questions, use abstract ideas to interpret information, consider diverse points of view, reach well-reasoned conclusions, and test alternative outcomes against relevant criteria and standards. A. 3. Visual Communication Skills: Ability to use appropriate representational media, such as traditional graphic and digital technology skills, to convey essential formal elements at each stage of the programming and design process. A. 4. Technical Documentation: Ability to make technically clear drawings, write outline specifications, and prepare models illustrating and identifying the assembly of materials, systems, and components appropriate for a building design. A. 5. Investigative Skills: Ability to gather, assess, record, apply, and comparatively evaluate relevant information within architectural coursework and design processes. A. 6. Fundamental Design Skills: Ability to effectively use basic architectural and environmental principles in design. A. 7. Use of Precedents: Ability to examine and comprehend the fundamental principles present in relevant precedents and to make choices regarding the incorporation of such principles into architecture and urban design projects. A. 8. Ordering Systems Skills: Understanding of the fundamentals of both natural and formal ordering systems and the capacity of each to inform two- and three-dimensional design. A. 9. Historical Traditions and Global Culture: Understanding of parallel and divergent canons and traditions of architecture, landscape and urban design including examples of indigenous, vernacular, local, regional, national settings from the Eastern, Western, Northern, and South hemispheres in terms of their climatic, ecological, technological, socioeconomic, public health, and cultural factors. A. 10. Cultural Diversity: Understanding of the diverse needs, values, behavioral norms, physical abilities, and social and spatial patterns that characterize different cultures and individuals and the implication of this diversity on the societal roles and responsibilities of architects. A.11. Applied Research: Understanding the role of applied research in determining function, form, and systems and their impact on human conditions and behavior. Realm B: Integrated Building Practices, Technical Skills and Knowledge: Architects are called upon to comprehend the technical aspects of design, systems and materials, and be able to apply that comprehension to their services. Additionally they must appreciate their role in the implementation of design decisions, and the impact of such decisions on the environment. Students learning aspirations include: – Creating building designs with well-integrated systems. – Comprehending constructability. – Incorporating life safety systems. – Integrating accessibility. – Applying principles of sustainable design. B. 1. Pre-Design: Ability to prepare a comprehensive program for an architectural project, such as preparing an assessment of client and user needs, an inventory of space and equipment requirements, an analysis of site conditions (including existing buildings), a review of the relevant laws and standards and assessment of their implications for the project, and a definition of site selection and design assessment criteria. B. 2. Accessibility: Ability to design sites, facilities, and systems to provide independent and integrated use by individuals with physical (including mobility), sensory, and cognitive disabilities. B. 3. Sustainability: Ability to design projects that optimize, conserve, or reuse natural and built resources, provide healthful environments for occupants/users, and reduce the environmental impacts of building construction and operations on future generations through means such as carbon-neutral design, bioclimatic design, and energy efficiency. B. 4. Site Design: Ability to respond to site characteristics such as soil, topography, vegetation, and watershed in the development of a project design. B. 5. Life Safety: Ability to apply the basic principles of life-safety systems with an emphasis on egress. B. 6. Comprehensive Design: Ability to produce a comprehensive architectural project that demonstrates each student’s capacity to make design decisions across scales while integrating the following SPC: A.2. Design Thinking Skills A.4. Technical Documentation A.5. Investigative Skills A.8. Ordering Systems A.9. Historical Traditions and Global Culture B.2. Accessibility B.3. Sustainability B.4. Site Design B.5. Life Safety B.8. Environmental Systems B.9. Structural Systems B. 7. Financial Considerations: Understanding of the fundamentals of building costs, such as acquisition costs, project financing and funding, financial feasibility, operational costs, and construction estimating with an emphasis on life-cycle cost accounting. B. 8. Environmental Systems: Understanding the principles of environmental systems’ design such as embodied energy, active and passive heating and cooling, indoor air quality, solar orientation, day lighting and artificial illumination, and acoustics; including the use of appropriate performance assessment tools. B. 9. Structural Systems: Understanding of the basic principles of structural behavior in withstanding gravity and lateral forces and the evolution, range, and appropriate application of contemporary structural systems. B. 10. Building Envelope Systems: Understanding of the basic principles involved in the appropriate application of building envelope systems and associated assemblies relative to fundamental performance, aesthetics, moisture transfer, durability, and energy and material resources. B. 11. Building Service Systems: Understanding of the basic principles and appropriate application and performance of building service systems such as plumbing, electrical, vertical transportation, security, and fire protection systems. B. 12. Building Materials and Assemblies: Understanding of the basic principles utilized in the appropriate selection of construction materials, products, components, and assemblies, based on their inherent characteristics and performance, including their environmental impact and reuse. Realm C: Leadership and Practice: Architects need to manage, advocate, and act legally, ethically and critically for the good of the client, society and the public. This includes collaboration, business, and leadership skills. Student learning aspirations include: – Knowing societal and professional responsibilities. – Comprehending the business of building. – Collaborating and negotiating with clients and consultants in the design process. – Discerning the diverse roles of architects and those in related disciplines. – Integrating community service into the practice of architecture. C. 1. Collaboration: Ability to work in collaboration with others and in multidisciplinary teams to successfully complete design projects. C. 2. Human Behavior: Understanding of the relationship between human behavior, the natural environment and the design of the built environment. C. 3 Client Role in Architecture: Understanding of the responsibility of the architect to elicit, understand, and reconcile the needs of the client, owner, user groups, and the public and community domains. C. 4. Project Management: Understanding of the methods for competing for commissions, selecting consultants and assembling teams, and recommending project delivery methods. C. 5. Practice Management: Understanding of the basic principles of architectural practice management such as financial management and business planning, time management, risk management, mediation and arbitration, and recognizing trends that affect practice. C. 6. Leadership: Understanding of the techniques and skills architects use to work collaboratively in the building design and construction process and on environmental, social, and aesthetic issues in their communities. C. 7. Legal Responsibilities: Understanding of the architect’s responsibility to the public and the client as determined by registration law, building codes and regulations, professional service contracts, zoning and subdivision ordinances, environmental regulation, and historic preservation and accessibility laws. C. 8. Ethics and Professional Judgment: Understanding of the ethical issues involved in the formation of professional judgment regarding social, political and cultural issues in architectural design and practice. C.9. Community and Social Responsibility: Understanding of the architect’s responsibility to work in the public interest, to respect historic resources, and to improve the quality of life for local and global neighbors [-]

BACHELOR INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE & PRODUCT DESIGN

LISAA Paris
Campus 3 - 4 years September 2017 France Paris

This course prepares students to become specialists in furniture and object design, from the design of interior spaces, to stage design, the creation of cultural spaces, environments and urban spaces. [+]

This course prepares students to become specialists in furniture and object design, from the design of interior spaces, to stage design, the creation of cultural spaces, environments and urban spaces. Thanks to numerous partnerships with companies in the industry, and a teaching staff made up of architecture and design professionals, LISAA is widely renowned, notably by the Ministry of Culture and Communications and also by UNAID (French National Union of Interior Architecture Designers). LISAA is ranked by professionals as the 5th best private school in Paris for interior architecture. STATE-REGISTERED QUALIFICATION The Interior Architecture – Environmental Design course takes place over three years after a foundation year (MANAA) or an Introductory Course in Applied Arts. Graduates are awarded a qualification in Interior Architecture – Environmental Design listed on level 2 (FR), 6 (EU), NSF 232n of the French Register of Professional Certifications (RNCP), decree published 19th April 2011 in the official journal of 12th May 2011. Advantages of the Course Classes centred around real projects in order for students to acquire creative, technical and communication skills A large network of prestigious partner companies and a teaching staff made up of industry professionals, aware of the technological changes occurring in a constantly evolving industry A flexibility and adaptability that allows students to rapidly integrate into the professional world A vast network of graduates who have a role in advancing the careers of graduates Careers Interior architect Commercial architect Design journalist Decorator Packaging designer Events manager Trends Designer Global designer Scenographer Museographer Interior architect / Product designer Product designer Service designer Art director Entry Requirements & Application Admission to LISAA Paris is subject to both the presentation of a portfolio of work and an oral interview. The objective of these conditions is not merely to assess the candidate’s level but also — and above all — to gauge his or her motivation and the potential of his or her academic profile to suit the specificities of the professions in interior architecture and design. Students can join in at the beginning of every year (1st, 2nd or 3rd year). [-]

Bachelor in Architecture and Urbanism - ENSA Nantes

Medine Education Village
Campus 3 years August 2017 Mauritius Quatre Bornes

In a fast evolving environment with increasing population density, urban planning and architectural competencies are an asset. Our Bachelor degree within this prestigious School of Architecture will provide you with the relevant tools and practices to excel in this particular field, if you endeavor to pursue your career. [+]

Best Part time Bachelors in Architecture 2017. In a fast evolving environment with increasing population density, urban planning and architectural competencies are an asset. Our Bachelor degree within this prestigious School of Architecture will provide you with the relevant tools and practices to excel in this particular field, if you endeavor to pursue your career. Our program has been designed around 3 years of studies with a total duration of 1500 hours per academic year. Courses will involve the participation of highly skilled and brilliant professors with international experience throughout the programme. Studying at ENSA Nantes will provide you with a series of prospects over and above a prestigious degree. You will have the opportunity to do internships all through your degree-course, fitted along your modules.  Open a world of opportunities. Once you complete your Bachelor degree, you can opt for a Master’s degree either in Mauritius or in Nantes-France. However, to be entitled as an architect and recognised as such by the respective regulatory bodies of Mauritius and France, a student needs to vet 2 years of practice in Mauritius or 6-months’ practice and 150 hours of training in France. Next intake: October 2016 The annual tuition fee for the Bachelor degree has been set at 6,500 euros/year. This amount accounts for tuition fees only and do not include accommodation. [-]

Bachelor in Urban and Regional Studies

University Of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Campus Part time September 2017 USA Green Bay

Urban and Regional Studies develops individuals who want to make a difference in their community: a difference in what happens to older neighborhoods in transition; a difference in what happens as new suburban communities are planned and built; and a difference in the lives and well-being of persons across metropolitan and rural regions. [+]

Urban and Regional Studies develops individuals who want to make a difference in their community: a difference in what happens to older neighborhoods in transition; a difference in what happens as new suburban communities are planned and built; and a difference in the lives and well-being of persons across metropolitan and rural regions. URS offers undergraduates an opportunity to become familiar with concepts that will be useful whether they become community organizers, lawyers, city or regional planners, architects, teachers, economic development specialists, journalists, social workers, city managers, or enter careers in business. Students are offered introductory and advanced coursework in many of the social science disciplines that contribute to the field of urban studies -- including economics, geography, political science, psychology, and sociology -- as well as specialized coursework such as: urban social problems, urban and regional planning, and the seminar in ethics and public action. We have a number of areas of emphasis within the program, including community development, ethnic studies, and urban and regional planning. Areas of Emphasis View the course requirements and recommended semester by semester schedule of courses for the areas of emphasis in Urban and Regional Studies: Community Development Course work focuses on macro issues in economic development and planning, including Land Use Controls, Community Economic Development, Urban and Regional Planning, and Urban and Regional Economic Theory. Ethnic Studies Course work emphasizes experience of ethnic and racial groups in the United States, including especially the continuing efforts of these groups to build communities and their own ethnic identities in the United States. Urban and Regional Planning A specialized program of study emphasizing planning theory and methods and requiring internship work with local planning agencies. This curriculum is often selected by students interested in graduate work in urban and regional studies. Urban and Regional Studies Many students in are interested in the general program in urban and regional studies. Land Survey Certificate Program Offered in conjunction with Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. Students completing this degree program along with required courses at NWTC will receive state certificate in Land Surveying. [-]

Bachelor in Architectural Science

Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria
Campus 3 years October 2017 Italy Reggio Calabria

The 1st Cycle Degree Course (Bachelor Degree) in “Architectural Science” is intended to develop the professional figure of a Junior Architect that participates in planning, design, construction and management activities concerning transformation projects of the built environment... [+]

Best Part time Bachelors in Architecture 2017. The 1st Cycle Degree Course (Bachelor Degree) in “Architectural Science” is intended to develop the professional figure of a Junior Architect that participates in planning, design, construction and management activities concerning transformation projects of the built environment. The acquired knowledge will allow him/her to integrate his/her work with that of other professional figures operating at different levels in the architecture sector and to manage current production techniques of Architecture. The aim of the Course is to provide the graduate with an appropriate cultural and scientific knowledge that will enable him/her to understand architectural works and human settlement organization under the logical/formal, compositional, typological/distributive, structural, architectural and technological aspects related to historical, physical and environmental context, in order to identify, formulate and resolve architectural and town-planning problems using current methods, techniques and instruments, and also to supervise technical and economic feasibility aspects (costing, production and realization of building products as well as their safety-related problems). The course, in brief, is aimed to prepare students to play, beside the traditional architect role, an innovative connecting part between architects and clients, administration and business, management and social actors, in the process related to the planning of building and urban interventions and to the transformation, recovery and restoration of the existing architectural heritage. First year Calculus Architectonic Composition Fundamentals of Urban Technology of the Environment and the Materials Elective English Automatic Drawing Laboratory of Representation Applications of Descriptive Geometry and Drawing Architectural Survey History of Ancient and Medieval Architecture History of Ancient Architecture History of Medieval Architecture Second year Technical Physics Static History of Modern Architecture Laboratory of Technology of Architecture Working Plan for Building and Town Maintenance Drawing Laboratory of Materials for Restoration Diagnostic for the Restoration Materials Science Applied Geology Planning Laboratory 1 Architectural Design 1 Urban Planning Third year Design History of Contemporary Architecture Architectural Restoration Urban Appraisal Elective Final Project Internship Planning Laboratory 2 Architectural Design 2 Strengthening of Historical Buildings [-]

BEng Architecture

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus 3 - 4 years September 2017 China Suzhou

This programme uses the Architectural transition in China alongside the varied expertise and cultural backgrounds of our staf to as both a background and impetus forthe development of students ready to enter the architectural profession on either a regional and global level. [+]

Overview The BEng Architecture programme aims to provide you with a comprehensive foundation in architecture. Through architectural design tasks you will be guided in developing an understanding of the importance of human needs and desires, as well as developing creative and responsible responses, by taking into account the social, cultural, ecological, economic as well as technological contexts within which architecture is situated. RIBA VALIDATION The BEng Architecture programme has become the first programme of its kind at a Chinese university to receive validation by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), thus demonstrating XJTLU's commitment to providing world-class, internationally recognised education to students from China and abroad. The Royal Institute commended the Department of Architecture and its staff for “creating a distinctive environment in which students learn from an international and Chinese context with an ambition to produce a new type of graduate, with an emphasis on human-centred architecture, for the emerging global context." Unique selling points of the programme • RIBA part one validation demonstrates the department’s commitment to providing world-class, internationally recognised education • Excellent opportunities for further studies - around 20 percent of our graduates have received offers for further study from top-ranked universities in the field, such as the University of Pennsylvania in the USA, the Bartlett School of Architecture at the University College London in the United Kingdom, the University of Sydney in Australia, the Politecnico di Milano in Italy, and the National University of Singapore • You will have opportunities for exciting work experience and internships - students and graduates have worked for internationally acclaimed offices such as David Chipperfield, Arup, Neri&Hu and TFP Farrells • International and highly engaged academic staff with backgrounds from more than 15 different countries, creating a distinctive environment in which students learn from international and Chinese contexts • The chance to take part in partly-funded field trips within China and to international destinations • Various opportunities to take part in international workshops, as well as in workshops with international participation at XJTLU and elsewhere in China • You will have opportunities to take part in exhibitions. In the past, students have exhibited at the Venice Biennale in Italy, the Suzhou Culture and Arts Centre, and the RIBA President’s Medals Student Awards exhibition in London, UK • You will be encouraged to take part in competitions. In the past students have been successful in the Construction Festival organised by Tongji University, as well as at the IDEERS Earthquake Safe Design competition in Taipei, Taiwan • There are opportunities to have work published in the Department of Architecture's yearbook • Access to design studios and to fabrication and printing workshops equipped with printers, laser cutters and 3D printers • Highly engaged technicians able to help with fabrication technologies • Earn two degrees: an XJTLU degree from the Chinese Ministry of Education and a globally recognised degree from the University of Liverpool, a member of the Russell Group of leading UK universities. Knowledge and skills By the time you graduate from BEng Architecture, you will have: • fluency in the productive use of analogue and digital design media, the Western and Chinese cultures and histories of architecture, the processes that form and transform urban space, principles of structure and construction, environmental control and architectural professional practice • an ability to generate design proposals using understanding of a body of knowledge, some at the current boundaries of professional practice and the academic discipline of architecture • an ability to apply a range of communication methods and media to present design proposals clearly and effectively • an understanding of the alternative materials, processes and techniques that apply to architectural design and building construction • an ability to evaluate evidence, arguments and assumptions in order to make and present sound judgments within a structured discourse relating to architectural culture, theory and design • knowledge of the context of the architect and the construction industry, and the professional qualities needed for decision making in complex and unpredictable circumstances • an ability to identify individual learning needs and understand the personal responsibility required for further professional education. Modules: Year One UK degrees are three years long whereas in China they are four, therefore we do accept students with certain qualifications directly into Year Two, which is the start of the main academic programme. Most students, however, enter into Year One, which provides you with a range of interesting modules, language classes and core skills for your degree. Modules: Year Two Year Two provides the basis for the subsequent years of the programme. You will be introduced to the history and theory of architecture, building science, structure and construction as well as building technology. Experimental studio modules introduce you to the presentation, modelling and design of architectural spaces and small buildings. • Design studio: design thinking and articulation • Design studio: small space design • Design studio: small scale architectural design • History of Western architecture • Structure and materials • Introduction to environmental science • Construction and materials • Humanities and culture. Modules: Year Three In Year Three, you will pursue design projects that require the integration of a more complex range of contextual parameters. You will continue to learn about building technology and the history and theory of architecture and urban developments. • Design studio: design and building typology • Design studio: small urban buildings • Environmental design and sustainability • History of Asian architecture • Structural design • Urban studies. Modules: Year Four In the final year, you will demonstrate an understanding of the complexity of architectural design processes from initial concepts to the design of buildings, taking into account human needs and desires as well as structural, material and environmental considerations. Modules on digital design and building technology, theory, aesthetics and professional practice are designed to support the studio tasks. In Year Four, you will have the opportunity to select studio projects from a series of parallel briefs. • Design studio: small and medium scale buildings • Design studio: final year project • Architectural technology • Architectural theory • Professional practice • Philosophy of art and aesthetics. Career prospects Architecture graduates find excellent opportunities for professional employment and for further education both locally and internationally in architecture and its related disciplines, as well as in other creative industries. Most of our graduates continue their studies on international masters programmes, either directly or after a year out in practice. Around 20 percent of our graduates have received offers for further studies from universities ranked at the very top in the field, such as the University of Pennsylvania, the Bartlett at the University College London, the University of Sydney, the Politecnico di Milano, and the National University of Singapore. Our graduates also have been working for acclaimed international and Chinese practices such as David Chipperfield, Tong Ming Studio, Farrells, and Arup. [-]

Bachelor in Architecture

Volgograd State Technical University
Campus 4 years September 2017 Russia Volgograd

Architecture (07.00.00). As a part of this programme students graduate to work in the following fields: [+]

Best Part time Bachelors in Architecture 2017. VSTU is the leading regional University, which ranks among the best institutions in the amount of qualified specialists of Volgograd region, the South of Russia and some foreign countries. University obtains a well-developed infrastructure, ensures high professional level and influences forming of social qualities of students for their successful integration in the international economy. According to the strategy of University there was founded a research and education industrial complex (cluster) focused on training of well-qualified specialists for high-tech sectors of economy. Transformations in the sphere of higher education of the Russian Federation were affected and realized in VSTU as a multilevel system of educational programs, modern forms of academic activity organization, quality control, adequate material and technical support. Favorable social environment has been created in a large team of employees and students. Most of them share cultural and ethical values, keep and develop tradition of polytechnic school. VSTU is committed to the principles of the Bologna Declaration. Architecture (07.00.00). As a part of this programme students graduate to work in the following fields: Architectural design; Architectural and structural design; Urban design; Urban environment design; Interior design; Entrance examinations In order to enter Bachelor’s Program, it is obligatory to provide: a document of previous education (original), nostrificated and legalized. Then an applicant undergoes the entrance examinations in the following subjects: Russian language; Mathematics; Physics/Chemistry/History/Social studies (depending on the chosen field of studies). Admission is held in accordance with the entrance examinations results. [-]

Bachelor in Architectural Design

Academy of Art University
Campus or Online 4 years September 2017 USA San Francisco

Grounded in environmental design, the Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Design (BA-ARH-D) degree provides a strong undergraduate education while allowing the student to experience and gain skills in architectural design, art, architectural, and urban history and theory, fundamentals of sustainability, materials, building construction and structures, as well as advanced design representation tools. [+]

Grounded in environmental design, the Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Design (BA-ARH-D) degree provides a strong undergraduate education while allowing the student to experience and gain skills in architectural design, art, architectural, and urban history and theory, fundamentals of sustainability, materials, building construction and structures, as well as advanced design representation tools. To study the world through the architectural lens is an opportunity to examine our culture through the spaces and buildings that we create. BA Architectural Design Unit Requirements Core 36 units Major 45 units Liberal Arts 45 units Breadth 6 units TOTAL 132 units BA Architectural Degree Requirements Minimum 2.0 GPA Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, and the following Liberal Arts courses: LA 108 Composition for the Artist LA 219 History of Architecture 1 LA 249 History of Architecture 2 LA 255 College Math LA 271 College Algebra with Geometry LA 292 Programming & Culture LA 293 Precalculus LA 296 Applied Physics LA 319 History of Architecture 3 LA 449 Urban Design Theory And the following general education requirements: 2 Written Communications courses 3 History of Art & Architecture courses 1 Fundamental Math course 1 Applied Math course 1 Advanced Math course 1 Physics course 1 Cultural Influences & Human Behavior course 1 Social Factors & Historical Awareness course 1 Urban Studies course 1 Employment Communications & Practices course After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement. BA Program Learning Outcomes Undergraduate students will meet the following student performance criteria: Conceptual Thinking and Process Communicate conceptual thinking verbally and in writing Articulate and extend conceptual thinking through diagrams Develop a rigorous material logic for model-making to test ideas Produce critical analyses of canonical precedent buildings recognizing the significance to the discipline of architecture Produce critical analyses of contemporary, historical, global precedents inclusive of buildings, theoretical texts, and related arts Fundamental Design & Drawing and Making Develop methodologies to generate and evaluate an architectural formal order and language Develop architectural proposals sensitive to the site context in scale and use Produce architectural drawings with appropriate drawing conventions to convey spatial qualities and design intent Demonstrate an understanding of materiality through making Construct drawings and models with a high level of craft and attention to detail Presentation Skills Clearly explain and defend design projects in verbal presentations Create presentation boards, slides, and/or printed materials which exhibit logical sequencing and a hierarchy of information Develop effective representational strategies to convey information that build towards an argument Leadership and Community Demonstrate a commitment to community building and social responsibility through programming and organization of an architectural project Demonstrate cultural literacy capable of designing for cultures with different values Architectural Design Project Develop a clear concept for the architectural design of a building Conduct a user & programmatic analysis Communicate analyses of the urban and environmental conditions of a site with clear graphic devices Develop a research-driven strategy for integrating structural systems into the design Integrate sustainable strategies into the design Develop an energy-conscious strategy for the design of building envelope systems and material selection Address accessibility and life safety requirements in the design Academy of Art University Learning Outcomes Graduates of the Academy of Art University will demonstrate the ability to: Produce a body of work suitable for seeking professional opportunities in their chosen field of art and design. Solve creative problems within their field of art and design, including research and synthesis of technical, aesthetic, and conceptual knowledge. Communicate their ideas professionally and connect with their intended audience using visual, oral, and written presentation skills relevant to their field. Execute technical, aesthetic, and conceptual decisions based on an understanding of art and design principles. Evaluate work in their field, including their own work, using professional terminology. Recognize the influence of major cultural and aesthetic trends, both historical and contemporary, on art and design products. Learn the professional skills and behaviors necessary to compete in the global marketplace for art and design. Visit www.academyart.edu to learn more about total costs, median student loan debt, potential occupations and other information. Accredited Member WSCUC, NASAD, CIDA (BFA-IAD, MFA-IAD), NAAB (B.ARCH*, M.ARCH), CTC (California Teacher Credential). Acting degree program is currently not offering online courses. **B.ARCH is currently in candidacy status. [-]

Bachelor In Architecture And Urbanism

Grupo Tiradentes
Campus 10 semesters March 2017 Brazil Aracaju

Traits of a project arise dreams materialize brick by brick. The Bachelor of Architecture and Urbanism, formed by Facipe acquires skills to design and monitor the implementation of buildings, architectural ensembles and monuments, landscape architecture and interior, and perform physical planning, local, urban and regional. [+]

Best Part time Bachelors in Architecture 2017. Traits of a project arise dreams materialize brick by brick. The Bachelor of Architecture and Urbanism, formed by Facipe acquires skills to design and monitor the implementation of buildings, architectural ensembles and monuments, landscape architecture and interior, and perform physical planning, local, urban and regional. Organize spaces, considering the aesthetics, comfort and functionality will be your daily challenge. Get to work! Projects, constructions and renovations await you. Job market The labor market for the architect is broad and promising, considering factors relevant as housing needs, residential buildings, conservation, restoration, incorporations, paisagismos and ambiance. The real estate industry in Brazil hardly undergoes lasting crises. Even in periods of economic downturn, when there are a small number of buildings, there are always possibilities of professional performance. Today the architecture professional has a wider range of activities in the market, which often is not restricted only to the part of construction, but also project management, direct works and projects and design. There are many architects following political career, working in NGOs, developing research in social housing and providing general services to communities. Also, they are emerging more specific jobs for architects in public tenders, which may also be a possibility of career. Occupation area Design, build or renovate homes, buildings and buildings are just some of the activities you will perform. The area of ​​buildings is the best known, but the playing field for professional Architecture and Urbanism is much broader. Professional training of FACIPE also enables the performance in several areas, from the preservation of historical heritage to the development of products such as furniture and fixtures. Planning the acoustic conditions, temperature and ventilation of rooms; elaborate lighting projects of large spaces; plan cities, including its streets, parks, squares and gardens; organize internal spaces of ships, motor home, TV studios and film; exercise consultancy activities, advice and management works are some examples. You can also follow the academic career, ever thought about being a researcher or teacher? The area is vast and the choice is yours! Goals General: To train professionals in the field of architecture and urbanism, aware of social responsibility and commitment to regional development through entrepreneurship, creativity, practice, criticism, reflection and transformation in line with the reality in which it operates. specific: a) To enable the professional to work in the design, organization and construction of indoor and outdoor space, including town planning, building and landscaping; b) To train professionals with critical awareness and conceptual strength to play a key social role in favor of the populations unreached by knowing own architect and urban planner. c) work and research involving knowledge about the production of public housing and other topics of interest. d) Develop research and extension activities that expand the field of knowledge and expand construction techniques and other local and regional knowledge; e) Use technology to meet the social, cultural, aesthetic, and economic community. f) To encourage the acquisition of universal knowledge and expertise in the field of architecture and urbanism; g) Develop awareness of ecological responsibility, sustainable development and promoting conservation of architectural, urban and landscape heritage; h) To encourage creativity, self-management and flexibility, making the students able to fit the labor market vagaries, preserving the ethical and legal principles. i) have a debate and action in relation to the architectural and urban space built in the state of Alagoas developing in students the ability to technically intervene in the construction of these spaces. j) Implement and organize activities related to architecture and urban planning in order to develop a critical mass in society to meet the many challenges of the State of Pernambuco; k) Addressing the lack of professionals in unusual areas of expertise but of competence of the architect and urban planner, such as infrastructure, construction, topography, traffic and environment. [-]