University of Hartford
College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture
The Department of Architecture at the College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture is a diverse community of practitioners, teachers, and students dedicated to educating future architectural professionals and growing the knowledge base of the profession.
The University's spacious and scenic 320-acre wooded main campus in suburban West Hartford features housing for 3,700 students. At the heart of the campus is the Harry Jack Gray Center, housing the University's libraries, conference facilities, art gallery. With dynamic relationships with the city of Hartford, the University of Hartford has extended its reach and renewed its emphasis on helping students, businesses and the community meet the needs of the 21st century.
The Department of Architecture is a diverse community of practitioners, teachers, and students dedicated to educating future architectural professionals and growing the knowledge base of the profession. Our commitment is to engage architecture in its civic, social, and professional realms for the ultimate benefit of the built environment and those who use it.
The Architectural Design + Technology program at University of Hartford is a rigorous academic program that prepares you for a variety of careers in architecture and the construction industry. The focus of the program is the design studio in which the technical, structural and liberal arts courses are integrated through the creative process in the design of progressively more complex architectural projects. A strong component of liberal arts, with particular emphasis on communications skills, as well as multiple electives in the later years, ensures that students who pursue this program of study will have the foundation of a challenging architectural education. You will also gain a broad understanding of the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue advanced degrees in architecture and related disciplines or entry into architecture firms or the building industries.
Architectural education prepares students for a variety of professional careers in the design and construction industries. The Master of Architecture program focuses on integrative learning and ensuring that students can approach an architectural project with an armament of skills beyond design. Our commitment is to engage architecture in its civic, social, and professional realms for the ultimate benefit of the built environment and those who use it. Our design studio curriculum addresses:
1. Art & Design
2. Sustainability & High Performance Build Enviroments
4. Digital Design & Visualization
5. Digital Fabrication & Technology
6. Industry Collaborations