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The aim is to equip future architects with a comprehensive vision integrating various aspects of the built environment: how it is planned, designed, used and appreciated by society; and to prepare students for starting a successful professional and academic career as architects.

 

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Programs

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Architectural Engineering - BSc

This program aims to educate students in the fundamentals of the science and architectural design with emphasis on developing the skills of innovation, creativity and critical thinking in the design of the built environment.
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Architectural Design - Minor

The minor in architectural design provides students with an understanding of the basics and the underlying principles of architectural design. It serves students in all majors.
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News

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AUC Faculty and Students to Compete in International Solar Decathlon Competition - the 'Olympics of Sustainable Building'

AUC students, faculty and staff joined forces to compete in the Solar Decathlon Middle East (SDME) in Dubai in November 2021.

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Using the 'Power of Design' to Shape the Future of Architecture and Autism

In 2002, Magda Mostafa, associate professor in the Department of Architecture, was approached by a group of parents to design Egypt’s first educational center for autism. She was eager to get to work, certain it would be easy with all the guidelines and research she’d find on how to design for individuals with autism. But to her surprise, she found “absolutely nothing.” No architect, she said, in Egypt or anywhere around the world had ever looked through and structured evidence-based methodology into this topic. 

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