School of Architecture, Design & Interiors

The School of Architecture, Design & Interiors explores design, sustainable issues, materials and manufacturing processes. Here, creative practice and research deliver informed and innovative solutions to challenging real world design problems.

Our courses are meticulously aligned to the needs of industry, while our studio-based community generates creative thinkers. It's an environment which encourages experimentation across disciplines and provides world-class facilities in which to do so.

The School benefits from a global network of scholars, practitioners and visiting industry leaders. Through collaborative design briefs you'll work in real contexts with industry professionals creating sustainable spaces, places or products that explore issues of energy, health and wellbeing, work and living.

Industry focused

Our industry focus sees you learn by doing through a wealth of live projects using digital design and prototyping techniques. Recent collaborations have included Marks & Spencer, BT Superfast, the Eden Project and Hong Kong Polytechnic University. By the end of your degree, you will be able to communicate through computational prototypes, drawings and models, and seamlessly liaise with local and international clients.

Be inspired

The School provides a wealth of inspiration through our enterprising lecturers, technicians and visiting professionals. You'll be encouraged to act as facilitators of Research and Development and concept provocateurs to create inspiring processes and solutions for multi-layered communities.