Get to know the Faculty of Architecture & Planning
From research to real world outcomes, and even a float in the parade of lights, the faculty of Architecture & Planning is a diverse community with a variety of interests.
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Five things you didn't know about the Faculty of Architecture & Planning
The Faculty of Architecture and Planning officially joined the Dalhousie family on April 1, 1997. Originally part of the Nova Scotia Technical College, which then became the Technical University of Nova Scotia, the Faculty has a long history educating some of the best architects and planners in the world.
Here are some things you might not know:
- The School of Planning is home to one of the most diverse student populations on campus.
- All student projects involve real issues. Projects are set in communities and students work with real clients.
- All architecture students participate in Free Lab: a mandatory two-week summer design-build project.
- Students in our professional programs gain real-life work experience by participating in our cooperative education program.
- Our home building is the oldest on Sexton Campus.
- (Bonus) Our Professors are not only talented instructors, but many operate their own design firms.