A high-quality built environment needs to do more than serve one specific group of users, it must also serve humanity and the environment. The building industry needs to provide innovative answers that can help markets and governments move towards an appropriate model for future development without abandoning the wealth of knowledge it has built up. Our Architectural Urban Design and Engineering (AUDE) Master program is about finding the right fit between economic, social, political, and environmental demands.
To achieve this, our educational and research programs, clustered under the title Architecture of The Living City, have become increasingly integrated. We look at how design at different scales can support and inform each other, from the technological product, to the architectural object, all the way to the urban assembly. In this program, you will develop an in-depth, innovative design attitude based on the architecture with which you orient yourself, in collaboration with the different architectural disciplines.
The track AUDE has different options for admission to the architects register or the register of urbanists.
Architectural Urban Design and Engineering (AUDE) is one of four optional tracks within the Architecture, Building and Planning master’s program. You have the flexibility to tailor your studies to your own interests. In addition, the AUDE program offers different qualification options. You can qualify to register as an:
- Urban designer
- Architect and urban designer
Within the Architecture, Building and Planning master's program, we offer four optional tracks:
Architectural Urban Design and Engineering (AUDE)
Design tomorrow’s building and cities with options to qualify to register as an architect, an urban designer or both.
Building Physics and Services
Make the buildings and cities of tomorrow energy neutral, sustainable, healthy, and comfortable.
Structural Design (SD)
Innovative structural design, material-related research and mechanics applied to structural aspects.
Urban Systems and Real Estate (USRE)
Creating healthy, safe and viable urban environments to live, work and play.
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