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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Chalkboards as Participatory Research Tool

Chalkboards as Participatory Research Tool

September 18, 2018

Architecture lecturer, Ms Bridget Horner, has positioned chalkboards …

Architecture students design & build chicken coops for 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

Excellence Lauded and Rewarded at Architecture Awards

December 11, 2017

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

Architecture Students paint Mural at UKZN

Architecture Students paint Mural at UKZN

December 4, 2017

First year Architecture students from the School of Built …