The Department is housed in Building 5 on the South Campus, within close walking distance of all facilities on the Main Campus. All tuition offered by the Department is presented in this building, where facilities include well-equipped offices for staff, lecture halls, seminar rooms, dedicated measuring halls and work and relaxation areas for students.
Staff and students also have direct access to facilities at the Department of Architecture, such as auditoriums, a computer centre, exhibition facilities and a reading room stocked with books, journals, student dissertations and product information libraries. Service courses offered by other faculties take place in venues provided by them on the Main Campus.
Values,Vision and Mission
Graduates of our Department are generally highly rated in the industry. They are formally acknowledged as work-ready professionals in independent surveys carried out by specialist consultants among practitioners, and are therefore, much sought-after by industry. In our endeavour to be locally relevant, and to compete internationally with the best, our quality assurance systems, such as international accreditation, ensure that this also applies to employment opportunities elsewhere in Africa or abroad,
We invite ambitious, energetic young people, wishing to pursue challenging, fulfilling and rewarding careers in the above-mentioned fields of expertise, to approach us for further guidance. A warm welcome is extended to those who have already made the decision to join us in building a better South Africa and world.