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School of Architecture, Planning & Landscape

School of Architecture, Planning & Landscape

Our leading scholars produce the latest knowledge across and beyond our professions. Our education engages students with the latest research and professional ideas.

The world’s population is urbanising rapidly. As this trend accelerates, it's vital for societies to engage with how designed environments get produced.

We need to appreciate how they’re imagined, planned, modelled, drawn, constructed, inhabited, and conserved. We need to address how they allocate, consume, and generate resources. And we need to better understand how they produce communities, cultures, ideologies, and inequalities.

Knowledge about designed environments can often get separated into disconnected professions with specialised languages and habits. In contrast, our School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape both addresses our professions and works beyond them.

Our internationally renowned experts pursue methods ranging across the social sciences, humanities, engineering, creative practice, and biotechnology to achieve the latest insights. And our teaching aims to equip students to lead the professions and vocations they'll retire from.

We work across Europe and the globe, inspired by our place in north-east England.

Latest News and Events

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RTPI President visits School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape
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REF 2021: Architecture, Built Environment and Planning Research
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How We Live Now: Making Spaces in the North East with Matrix Feminist Design Co-operative
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Architecture Degree Show 2021
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Towards Another Architecture - Online Lecture Series
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Small Talk series by NUAS
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Architecture course ranked in the Global Top 50
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Teresa Strachan Elected as Fellow of the Royal Town Planning Institute
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APL Student design project shortlisted in the Architects' Journal Small Projects Award 2022
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