Architecture universities in South africa
The School of Architecture and Planning’s core activity is the provision of an excellent learning environment towards accredited professional degrees in
Through its teaching, research, creative work, community engagement and public debate, the School of Architecture & Planning has a large and positive influence on our society. For over 80 years, it has responded to the changing cities, communities and built environment in South Africa and to the rapidly globalizing, and urbanised world.
Young students who are serious about a career in architecture and planning will do well to study with us. Those seeking to build on their existing degrees and careers will find opportunities for specialization as well as research enquiry within our degree offering.
Our location in the heart of metropolitan Johannesburg gives our students and researchers an ‘urban laboratory’ for
- exploration and analysis
- problem solving and innovation
- creative engagement and design
- reflection and theorizing and
- critical engagement and debate.
Many of our graduates have progressed to become esteemed professionals while others are leading academics at universities across the globe.
Architects and planners as well as people with the interdisciplinary specialisations we offer are essential in our 21st century world as we work hard to develop living and working environments
- in which all are included,
- of which all people can be proud,
- in which they can move around with ease, and
- from which they can access the opportunities cities have to offer.