Department of Architecture
COllege of PLANNING AND DESIGN：
OBJECTIVES AND GOALS
MAIN COURSE PLANNING
Apart from the common courses outlined by the Ministry of Education, our professional courses consist of four major fields: Historical Theory and Conservation, Urban Planning and City Rehabilitation, Structural Disaster Prevention, Sustainable Architecture and Eco-city Planning.
FACULTY AND FACILITIES
There are a total nineteen full-time faculty members in our department, nine with Ph.D. degree and one working on doctoral degree. All the teachers have different specialties and sub-fields that contributes considerably to the stable development of our department. Our department now has four laboratories: “Da-Wenshan Community Planning Service Center”, “The Research Center of Structural Disaster Prevention”, “Sustainable Architectural Research Center”, and “Center for Cultural Sites Rehabilitation and Development”.
Our department aims to teach students with four major fields according to their interests and special needs. The students will be reminded to learn by doing. The student’s independent thinking abilities will be established by assigning research workshops. The research workshops will also encourage teacher’s specialized research field combined with teaching activities.
FUTURE DEVELOPMENT ASPECTS
The future development of our department is to keep on enhancing the consistency of the professional education with extending curriculum from undergraduate college to graduate school. It is also important to place greater emphasis on student’s abilities to integrate building practical operations of architectural design.
The innovation studio teaching was provided in order to respond the needs and trends of the profession. It can promote the integration of various fields of architecture into a new research discipline for students.
The future developments can be summarized as follows:
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