As one of the leading Schools of Architecture in the UK we are committed to having a positive and lasting impact on the global built environment.

Shortage of age-friendly housing options for downsizing over 55s, says report

People on the cusp of retirement are keen to downsize but a significant shortage of good quality adaptable and accessible housing is preventing them, according to new research.

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The Power of Us

Throughout the year we are holding a series of events which will explore how we can contribute to shaping a better world. Join us for the first event on ‘The Architecture of Democracy’.

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Top NSS 2016 Results

The quality of our teaching has been recognised in outstanding results from the National Student Survey 2016. Our overall student satisfaction rating is 96%, ranking us amongst the highest in the country.

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Study with us

We have a vibrant, international community of students. You’ll enjoy the freedom to express yourself in an academically-challenging environment and develop the skills you need for your career.

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We are one of the longest established but most forward looking schools of architecture in the UK and a world class centre for research. We explore the social and political implications of architecture in order to build better environments and better lives.

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A Live School

We are known for our strong social conscience and much of our work is ‘live’. Through external partnerships, research and teaching initiatives we engage with real societal, environmental and architectural issues.

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