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School of Architecture and Planning

New Zealand's leading tertiary provider in architecture and the built environment, we offer design-based education with strong links to industry.

Tezuka Architects and Andrew Barrie Lab, Cathedral Grammar School, Christchurch, 2015. Photograph by Patrick Reynolds

Congratulations to Professor Andrew Barrie and Lecturer Aaron Paterson on their recent wins at the 2018 Canterbury Architecture Awards! Image: Patrick Reynolds

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A brief history of the School and details on our links with the professions.

About our School

We offer taught and research programmes in architecture, urban planning, urban design and heritage conservation.

Our programmes

The School is home to experienced built environment practitioners, researchers and educators.

Meet our staff

Current students and alumni share their interest in the built environment industries.

Read their stories

Browse some of the achievements of the research being undertaken by staff in the School.

Latest research

View our online portfolio of design theses research from graduating Master of Architecture (Professional) students.

Browse their work

Augmented Reality in Architecture

Virtual and augmented reality capabilities are rapidly expanding around the world. See how our architecture students have been exploring this technology.

Anthony Brand, PhD in Architecture graduate

Meet Anthony Brand, who recently graduated with a PhD in Architecture.

Read Anthony's story

We host exhibitions and public lecture series throughout the year to showcase students and connect with the profession.

What's on

Our students thrive in dedicated studios, workshops, libraries and study areas.

Our spaces


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Visit us and take a guided tour of our specialist facilities.

Tour dates

Our Student Centre team is here to help with any study-related queries.

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