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

 

The School celebrated its centenary in September 2017. The Auckland School: 100 Years of Architecture and Planning was produced especially to mark the occasion. You can find out more about the book and how to purchase it on the Architecture and Planning Centenary webpage

 

Architecture and Planning news

  • Centenary, debate put focus on Architecture and Planning
    01 September 2017
    With only a few weeks left before the General Election, the School of Architecture and Planning at the University of Auckland is hosting a series of events to coincide with its centenary, that highlight the influence of the disciplines on our daily lives.
  • Local collaboration of art and science features at global festival
    31 August 2017
    A creative team from the University of Auckland will be heading off to Austria next month to take part in a world-leading digital art and technology festival.
  • Innovative projects featured at Fast Forward
    20 July 2017
    Award-winning architects, urban designers and planners will discuss their philosophies and innovative work at the upcoming Fast Forward Spring lecture series beginning next week at the University of Auckland.
  • Architecture and Planning celebrates first 100 years
    18 July 2017
    The School of Architecture and Planning at the University of Auckland celebrates its centenary in September with a series of events including exhibitions, a symposium and the launch of a book detailing the school’s rich history.

Architecture and Planning events

  • Four Futures (Exhibitions, Architecture and Planning, Exhibitions, George Fraser Gallery, Creative Arts and Industries, Creative Events) Event as iCalendar
    29 March 2017 - 08 April 2017, 11am - 4pm
    An exhibition of four exemplary 2016 Master of Architecture (Professional) thesis projects.
  • Where City Meets Sea - Pecha Kucha Night (Creative Events, Architecture and Planning) Event as iCalendar
    23 February 2017, 7 - 10pm
    School of Architecture and Planning students present their speculations on the future of Auckland's water front, hosted by the Auckland Maritime Museum.
  • MODOS Thesis Show 2016 (Architecture and Planning, Creative Events) Event as iCalendar
    12 November 2016 - 13 November 2016
    Presenting the research of our final-year masters students, hosted at the Auckland Art Gallery.
  • Singularity (Creative Events, Architecture and Planning, Dance Studies, Music) Event as iCalendar
    02 November 2016, 7:30 - 9pm
    Contemporary architects, choreographers, dancers, composers, musicians, designers and computer programmers have joined forces to present a unique hyper-real experience.

  

  • 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
Email: info-creative@auckland.ac.nz


School of Architecture and Planning

Building 421
Level 6, 26 Symonds St, Auckland

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