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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.

New associate professors at Umeå School of Architecture

Newly recruited associate professors from four countries strengthen Umeå School of Architecture.

Dyslexia doesn’t stop me

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

Democracy through architecture

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


UmArts post-doctoral researchers
Published: 2022-03-22

UmArts is seeking outstanding candidates for two post-docs in interdisciplinary artistic research.

Chosen to Sketch the Future for Northern cities
Published: 2022-02-03

Eleven of the selected teams have teachers and students at the Umeå School of Architecture at Umeå University.

Vinnova grant for research in architecture for innovative resource management
Published: 2021-10-21

SEK 3,5 million are granted by Vinnova for research on innovative resource management.

Architect students make a difference for refugees in Izmir and Lesvos
Published: 2020-12-22

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: 2019-07-23

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

Architecture students take on community project
Published: 2017-03-03

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

New professor with a passion for architecture in areas of political change and social deprivation
Published: 2016-09-20

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

Designing Cycles at 64° - Interior Urban Landscapes and the Water-Energy-Food Nexus / case study Umeå
Research area: Architecture
Duration 1 November 2021 until 31 October 2023
Type of project Research project