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The subject of architecture revolves around the design of living environments – buildings, urban spaces, residential areas and landscapes. Architecture itself is multidisciplinary and straddles the artistic and natural science fields, but it is also intertwined with social science subjects, for example when seeking solutions to challenges such as climate change and social inequality.

Dyslexia doesn’t stop me
Dyslexia doesn’t stop me

Given the right support, dyslexia is no hindrance. Just ask Johanna Lundström who studies architecture.

Democracy through architecture
Democracy through architecture

Architecture is an important part of democracy and the key to stimulate democratic processes.


Architect students make a difference for refugees in Izmir and Lesvos
Published: 22 Dec, 2020

The project engaged 40 highly dedicated master's students to making a difference for the displaced people.

The head of department and deputy head of Umeå School of Architecture resign
Published: 23 Jul, 2019

Two out of three in the management of Umeå School of Architecture leave their management assignments.

New professor with a passion for architecture in areas of political change and social deprivation
Published: 20 Sep, 2016

Professor Robert Mull, with a background as an architect, teacher, activist, and former Dean of t...

Architecture students take on community project
Published: 03 Mar, 2017

A festival in the Norwegian island municipality of Træna kicks off a project on rural and communi...