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Aarhus School of Architecture

The Aarhus School of Architecture is one of Places’ partner schools.

The School is an institution of higher education under the Danish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education, which has as its objective to offer, on an artistic and scientific level, education in architecture until the highest level, to practice artistic innovation work, and, on a scientific basis, to carry out research within the field of architecture.

We carry out research and teaching on all levels of scale of the architectural profession — from design and architecture to urbanism, urban landscapes and physical planning. Regardless of the area of study, we always emphasize the core competences of the architect, the artistic approach to assignments and the ability to work spatially as well as visually. In our workshops scholars, teachers and students produce models and prototypes, often in full-scale.

The School’s vision is ”Engaging through Architecture,” which means that we focus on educating architects who are aware of the responsibilities they have as designers of our future material and immaterial surroundings and who are able to engage actively and critically with society.

The School’s focus areas for the coming years will be Habitation, Transformation and Sustainability. We also focus on Research by Design and on developing new teaching methods (didactics).

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Posts by Aarhus School of Architecture

PLACES: Open Professorships (06.17.14)
PLACES: Joint masters program on sustainability (04.21.14)
PLACES: Aarhus School of Architecture Appoints New Prorector (01.30.14)