About Us

We are one of the few schools in the UK focusing exclusively on the built environment.

Our mission is to build on our teaching and research excellence in developing an innovative, multidisciplinary approach to researching and teaching all aspects of architecture, planning, urban design and landscape architecture.

Our teaching programmes have been devised by some of the leading researchers in their fields. Our Research is ranked 4th in the UK for intensity and power in the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF). Our research and teaching are intertwined with practice; we undertake engaged teaching and research and strive to have excellence with impact.

Visit our website for further information: www.ncl.ac.uk/apl/