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Department of Architecture and Building Science

We encourage Students to develop broad knowledge focused on architecture points of view which spans both the humanities and science, also to practice creative architecture, urban environmental planning and community building.

Since its predecessor—the Department of Architecture of the Yokohama Higher School of Technology— has established in 1925, The Department of Architecture and Building Science emphasizes practical exercises taught by working architects. And countless world-renowned individuals have produced through its professional education program.

Having inherited those traditions, the department provides an independent and creative place to cultivate individuals who can comprehensively understand architecture and cities. With whole new professional knowledge of architecture, and helps these individuals to have an overall perspective of society and cultivate broad knowledge of both the humanities and science spanning, cover from social science perspectives to engineering.

The department features one of Japan’s best design education systems and excellent experimental facilities that allow students to gain experience with structural performance and architectural environments.

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