School of Architecture and Planning

Architects today find themselves working in an industry with constantly expanding boundaries. The School of Architecture and Planning is New Zealand’s leading tertiary educator in the architecture / built environment field.* Supported by dedicated teaching staff, state of the art digital and technical resources and strong links to industry, our programmes open up exciting career prospects for tomorrow's architects, urban planners, urban designers and heritage conservationists.

*QS World University Rankings by subject


Architecture and Planning news

  • Best of the Best honoured
    18 October 2016
    The School of Architecture and Planning are celebrating gold pins at the Best Awards.
  • Whimsical playhouse gifted to local Enviroschool
    17 October 2016
    A playhouse built using recycled materials will have a new home this week, after being gifted to a local Kindergarten by the University of Auckland.
  • What does a queer architecture look like?
    11 October 2016
    A night out on the town with friends is a rite of passage for university students, but as Micheal McCabe’s Master of Architecture (Professional) thesis explores, a night out at a club isn’t straight forward for everyone.
  • Hyper Reality performance aims to awe audience
    11 October 2016
    Architects, choreographers, dancers, composers, musicians, designers and computer programmers have joined forces to present a unique hyper real experience that will alter the way we view contemporary performance, data and space.

Architecture and Planning events


  • About the School of Architecture and Planning

    A brief history of the School, and information about links with the professions, international exchanges, and facilities and resources.

  • Study options

    Information on our degree programmes and how to apply to study Architecture and Planning at the University of Auckland.

  • Architecture and Planning academic staff

    View profiles and contact details of the teaching staff at the School of Architecture and Planning.

  • Research

    Some examples of research being undertaken by staff and students at the School of Architecture and Planning.

  • Architects in Residence

    The International Architect in Residence programme gives students the opportunity to work alongside globally significant architects to achieve an in-depth understanding of their approach and underlying ideas.

  • School of Architecture and Planning centenary 2017

    Information on the School's centenary in 2017, including a call for papers for the associated symposium.

  • Take a tour of the School of Architecture and Planning

    Come in and experience the world-class studios and facilities at the School of Architecture and Planning.

  • Modos

    Experience the next generation of New Zealand's architects and planners in the annual MODOS exhibition, with over 50 exemplary extracts from our graduating Master of Architecture and Planning (Professional) students.

For further information contact:
The University of Auckland Student Information Centre
Phone: 0800 61 62 63

School of Architecture and Planning

Building 421
Level 6, 26 Symonds St, Auckland

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