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The School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape (established in 1971 as the Faculty of Environmental Design) prepares students for professional careers in the design of buildings, cities, and landscapes. It offers first professional course-based Master’s degrees in Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture and advanced thesis-based Master’s and Doctoral degrees for candidates who wish to augment their professional training and career experience with problem-oriented research. This professional and research-based learning is framed within a transdisciplinary and cross-scalar approach to the built and natural environments. Students explore the disruptive strategies and social innovations of entrepreneurial design thinking and how they can be applied to the challenges of making cities that are resilient, vibrant, healthy, and equitable.


To practice in Canada as a licensed architect, planner, or landscape architect one must be registered with the professional association of the province or territory in which one practices. All three first professional Master’s degrees offered by the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape are accredited by their respective professional accreditation authority. Students graduating from these programs fulfill the academic requirements for professional licensure with the province or territory where they choose to practice.