Discipline of
Architecture, Planning & Housing

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Courses are offered for the vocations of Architecture, Planning and Housing. The Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture leads onto a Master’s degree. Housing offers courses and research degrees within the 3-year BSocSc undergraduate degree. Planning offers course modules for a qualification of MSc in Urban and Regional Planning.

In all these courses the primary objective is to provide education in the particular discipline or specialisation and to equip graduates with the necessary proficiency to participate in the planning, design and construction of the built environment.

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Gugulethu Sithole

Humanities Student on a Mission to Empower Young Black Women

August 6, 2019

Architecture student Ms Gugulethu Sithole is passionate about...

Chalkboards as Participatory Research Tool

September 18, 2018

Architecture lecturer, Ms Bridget Horner, has positioned chalkboards...

UKZN Students win International Architecture Award

May 31, 2018

Masters in Architecture students Mr Vahin Parmananda and...

Architecture students seen with their chicken coops, created for the Green Camp gallery project.

Architecture students design & build chicken coops for Green Camp Gallery Project

May 24, 2018

First year architecture students recently showcased chicken coops...

Excellence Lauded and Rewarded at Architecture Awards

December 11, 2017

The Architecture discipline within the School of Built Environment and Development...