Be part of designing our physical world. Our school offers a range of programmes that will teach you about all aspects of the built environment.

You’ll be able to use the world class facilities and exhibition spaces on our campus, located in the artistic Cuba Street area of central Wellington. The extensive research and experience of our expert staff mean you’ll receive a first class education.

World-leading research

Research is fundamental to the activities of the School of Architecture.

Our Postgraduate students are a key part of the research conducted at Victoria.


Be an innovator in the study, design and construction of buildings, urban spaces and parks, or residential and commercial interiors.

Available subjects

  • Architecture
  • Architecture History and Theory
  • Interior Architecture
  • Landscape Architecture
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Building Science

Study the science, technology and economics of buildings. Gain an understanding of architecture, construction, project management and sustainability and look at how people interact with the built environment.

Available subjects

  • Project Management
  • Sustainable Engineering Systems
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Latest news

  • Concrete room looking out through an open door. The texture of the concrete can be seen and how it changes as you look closer to the door and there is more light.

    Concrete meets virtual reality

    Architecture student Eliot Blenkarne has been awarded the New Zealand Concrete Society Prize for his use of virtual reality to explore concrete buildings.

  • Quakes and a building's response

    The following commentary by Dr Geoff Thomas from Victoria University's School of Architecture was originally published in the Dominion Post on 29 November.