Image: Matt Van Geffen (2012) Byker Re-generation Hub - Master of Architecture year two. RIBA Postgraduate Hadrian Medal 2012 Nominee.

Architecture and the Built Environment is an essential part of the modern world. From architecture, urban design, and global construction economics, to sustainability, building information modelling, and virtual realisation, the department’s research combines pioneering technology and unique industry partnerships while addressing issues with international impact.

Prospective PhD students: Opportunities to carry out postgraduate research towards an MPhil/PhD or MSc by research exist in all the areas identified above. For further information visit our list of staff and their research areas page.

Visiting scholars: We welcome visiting academics - please contact Professor Ruth Dalton

To access research outputs in this area and others, please visit Northumbria Research Link.

You can view all of the Architecture and Built Environment courses available at Northumbria University and uncover the amazing research opportunities our programs provide.

Click each research area below to find out more about our work: