School of Architecture and Planning
Architects today find themselves working in an industry with constantly expanding boundaries. Ranked 44th best in the world, 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.
*2015/16 QS World University Rankings by subject
Architecture and Planning news
Exploring ecological architecture at Archiprix 2017
21 March 2017Norman Wei, who recently graduated from the School of Architecture and Planning, traveled to Ahmedabad in India to take part in the Archiprix 2017.
Innovative wooden projects recognised with awards
20 March 2017Congratulations to our talented staff, students and recent graduates from the School of Architecture & Planning who scooped up an unprecedented ten prizes at the 2017 NZ Wood Resene Timber Design Awards, including the prestigious Supreme Award.
Lecture series focuses on medium density housing
07 March 2017Experts in the fields of architecture, planning and urban design will debate what makes good medium density housing at the upcoming Fast Forward lecture and discussion series starting at the University of Auckland next week.
Student awarded internship with MX3D
24 February 2017Using robots to build a bridge over a canal in Europe might sound like a scene from a science fiction story, but it will soon be reality for one young architectural graduate from the School of Architecture and Planning.
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Fast Forward Autumn 2017 // Doing Medium Density Well (Architecture and Planning, Architecture and planning, Creative Events) Event as iCalendar
16 March 2017 - 24 May 2017, 6:30pmNEXT TALK: James Legge (Melbourne) // Medium Density as Ethical Developer
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.
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.
Some examples of research being undertaken by staff and students at the School of Architecture and Planning.
Meet our students and graduates
Architecture and Planning students and graduates share their insights and experiences.
Architecture and Planning alumni and friends
Find out about our research and development objectives, and how you can help us achieve them.
School of Architecture and Planning centenary 2017
Information on the School's centenary in 2017, including a call for papers for the associated symposium.
Architect in Residence programme
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.
Fast Forward Lecture Series
Leading national and international practitioners in the fields of architecture, urban planning and urban design discuss their work.
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.