Tag: Architectural education

The three-metre “Foreverhome” tower, produced during the 2020 Abedian School of Architecture Design Charrette (led by invited practitioners Rodney Eggleston and Anne-Laure Cavigneaux of March Studio), was produced collectively by the students to explore construction for high-density living.

Designing hope: The role of architecture education in the climate crisis

What do students need to learn now in order to ameliorate the climate crisis and bring sustainable techniques to the profession in a radically different future.

Sarah Abudareb is the inaugural recipient of a $60,000 scholarship encouraging women’s participation in architecture.
News | ArchitectureAU Editorial | 30 Jul 2020

First recipient of WSU’s $60k scholarship for women announced

Western Sydney University has named the inaugural recipient of a $60,000 scholarship for women studying architecture.

UNSW is reducing its workforce by 493 full-time-equivalent positions.
News | ArchitectureAU Editorial | 16 Jul 2020

UNSW Faculty of Built Environment to merge; staff cuts loom

The University of NSW’s Faculty of Built Environment will merge with two other faculties as a response to financial hardship.

The University of Queensland.
News | ArchitectureAU Editorial | 25 Jun 2020

UQ introduces new urban design degree

The University of Queensland has introduced a new masters degree in urban development and design aimed at creating sustainable cities.

Melanie Dodd.
Discussion | Melanie Dodd | 9 Jun 2020

Is architectural education outmoded, overpriced and increasingly irrelevant?

Architectural educators are inventing and trialling new education models to meet the challenges brought on the ‘marketization’ of higher education.

Liam Young.
Discussion | Liam Young | 28 Apr 2020

‘Storytelling is a critical act of architecture’: Liam Young

In widening the scope of architecture beyond buildings alone, could architects design the next Hollywood blockbuster or video game landscape?

Jean Philippe Vassal and Anne Lacaton.
News | ArchitectureAU Editorial | 18 Mar 2020

French architects appointed to lead University of Sydney design program

Lacaton and Vassal Architects have been appointed the inaugural Garry and Susan Rothwell Chair in Architectural Design Leadership at the University of Sydney.

The Melbourne School of Design by John Wardle Architects and NADAAA. The University of Melbourne is now Australia's top-ranked school for architecture, according to the QS World University Rankings.

Australian architecture schools slip in world university rankings

In the latest annual QS World University Rankings, Australian architecture schools have fallen slightly compared with the previous year.

The University of Sydney’s Wilkinson Building, originally designed by Eric W. Andrew in 1958–59, is home to the School of Architecture, Design and Planning.

QS releases annual ranking of world’s top architecture schools for 2019

Four Australian universities have been ranked among the worlds top 50 schools for architecture.

The University of Notre Dame will begin offering its first architecture degree in 2019, with instruction based at its Fremantle campus.
News | ArchitectureAU Editorial | 18 Oct 2018

University of Notre Dame to offer Master of Architecture

The University of Notre Dame Australia, in Perth, will offer its first degree in architecture – a Master of Architecture – from next year.

Francesca Hughes.
News | ArchitectureAU Editorial | 19 Mar 2018

Francesca Hughes to head UTS School of Architecture

English architect and academic Francesca Hughes has been appointed head of the UTS School of Architecture.

The University of Sydney’s Wilkinson Building, originally designed by Eric W. Andrew in 1958–59, is home to the School of Architecture, Design and Planning.
News | Linda Cheng | 2 Mar 2018

World’s top ranked architecture schools of 2018

Five Australian universities are ranked among the 50 best architecture schools according to the QS World University Rankings 2018.

Jeremy Till, architect, writer and pro-vice-chancellor of London’s Central Saint Martins.
People | Amanda Sun | 30 Nov 2017

Central Saint Martin’s Jeremy Till on being ‘brutalized’ by architectural education

“The culture of architecture school is preparing students for the exploitative culture of the workplace,” says architect and pro-vice-chancellor of London’s Central Saint Martins, Jeremy Till.

Studios at the Melbourne School of Design by John Wardle Architects and NADAAA.

Access to architectural education threatened under proposed funding cuts

Sandra Kaji O’Grady argues the Australian government’s funding cuts to higher education risk harming the global esteem of Australian architects, academics and graduates.

Harvard University Graduate School of Design's Gund Hall, designed by Australian architect John Andrews, 1972.
News | Linda Cheng | 24 Jan 2017

Ivy League school offers free online architecture course

Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design will soon offer a free online architecture course titled The Architectural Imagination.

The Free School of Architecture, to open in 2017, will foster individualism and free critical thinking in architecture.
News | Linda Cheng | 20 Oct 2016

Fee-free, studio-free architecture school to open

Australian-American architect Peter Zellner will establish a tuition-free, “post-studio” architecture school based in Los Angeles in 2017.

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