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Does architectural education need an overhaul?

Architectural education must adapt to the needs of a rapidly changing profession, writes Christine Murray

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Report: Universities not equipping architecture students for real world

Four out of five employers believe architecture schools are failing to provide students with the practical skills needed to practice, according to a major new survey

Florian Beigel

Beigel handed top award for 'advancement of architectural education’

Florian Beigel, director of the Architecture Research Unit (ARU) at London Metropolitan University, has been named as the winner of the 2014 RIBA Annie Spink Award for Excellence in Architectural Education.

Robert Mull

AF debate: Mull calls for clarity on architectural education

Robert Mull has called for architecture’s ‘warring parents’ the RIBA and ARB to come together or risk infantilizing architecture education

Dulwich College International in China by Broadway Malyan

Broadway Malyan to design Chinese school campus

London-based Broadway Malyan has secured its first major international school project in China

Julia Wyatt

How architecture education is limiting students

Recently qualified Julia Wyatt of Green Tea Architects on how the architecture education system needs to engage more effectively with younger members of the profession

Alison Coutinho

Part 1: time for a rebrand?

Part 1 should be a launchpad degree for budding politicians, planners, developers and - of course - architects, writes Alison Coutinho from the The What Now? Collaborative

RIBA RCA student mentoring scheme

Architectural education is a Faustian pact

It all started going wrong when architects lost control of money, writes Professor Mike McEvoy

Tristram Carfrae

What will prepare students for life in modern practice?

Last week the AJ pledged its support for the Ryder Architecture-led Future of the Built Environment Education Campaign. Here Arup structural engineer Tristam Carfrae, who is on the pan-industry task force, suggests a way forward, while Merlin Fulcher picks out highlights of the LinkedIn debate

Peter Buchan, Ryder Architecture

Peter Buchan: 'Architecture education is over-regulated and sterile'

We must have a holistic education system that recognises that our industry is complex and demands multiple skills, writes Peter Buchan of Ryder