The UNSW Master of Architecture degree is distinctive in offering a well-rounded architectural education, plus the choices of four distinctive streams of specialization, each with a specific focus on how architecture responds to social and environmental challenges :
ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN CONDITIONS
Focusing on the design of buildings and precincts in the context of the contemporary city and its challenges, including the relationship of buildings to the public domain, urban infrastructure and environmental sustainability.
ARCHITECTURE AND HIGH PERFORMANCE TECHNOLOGY
HypAS : HYPERDENSITY ARCHITECTURE
Focusing on the technological challenges of architectural design, including construction systems and methods, integrated solutions to servicing buildings and precincts for low carbon futures embedded in the design process.
ARCHITECTURE AND SOCIAL AGENCY
RESILIENT CITY, RESILIENT NEIGHBOURHOOD
Focusing on the design of buildings and placemaking inn a humanitarian context, including issues of social displacement and alienation, to create inspiring architecture of social value.
ARCHITECTURE AND HOUSING
INTERPRETING HOUSING – INNOVATIONS FOR DWELLING
Focusing on the design of housing and hybrid building types incorporating housing, and the ways in which they contribute to place making.