Architecture and Building is the study of the art, science and techniques involved in designing, constructing, adapting and maintaining public, commercial, industrial and residential structures and landscapes.
The theoretical content of the Architecture and Building fields includes:
- Aesthetics and space dynamics
- Building economics
- Building science
- Building techniques and technologies
- Construction management
- Architectural design and drawing
- Town planning.
The main purpose of this field of education is to provide an understanding of integrating structural and aesthetic elements in buildings, and construction methods, techniques and materials.
This study area comprises the following fields of work:
- Architecture and urban environment