School of Architecture and Urban Design

The School of Architecture and Urban Design delivers innovative, creative and applied scholarship in architecture and design-related areas.


Australian architecture and RMIT expertise on world stage

The world’s greatest celebration of architecture, the 2018 Architecture Biennale, has opened in Venice with strong representation from RMIT staff, students and alumni.

A powerful voice for design and education

Vivian Mitsogianni, one of RMIT’s senior architecture leaders has been recognised for her contribution to academia with the 2019 Neville Quarry Architectural Education Prize.

Interior design

First day, first year

The first day of the first year of studying immediately challenges students’ preconceptions of what studying interior design might entail.

Design for the future: Melbourne Design Week

RMIT, proud Design Partner to the NGV, is gearing up for one of the most exciting creative events of the year: Melbourne Design Week.

Landscape architecture

Engaging with Indigenous communities a life-changing experience

Road trips to Barkandji Country in western NSW have shaped the world view and creative practice for students and recent alumni from the School of Architecture and Urban Design.

Patricia Guthrie Memorial Award

Louella Exton, a Bachelor of Landscape Architectural Design graduate, has won the RMIT University Patricia Guthrie Award.

Practice Based Research

Practice Research Portal

Higher Degrees by Research in the School of Architecture and Urban Design are delivered through a research culture underpinned by an iterative process of twice yearly Practice Research Symposia. The PRS lies at the heart of a longstanding research program that examines what designers actually do when they design, and seeks to develop new and innovative approaches to creative practice.