The Wellington Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation is a leading provider of innovative education in design and the built environment. Our central location in the heart of creative Wellington sees us placed to be a hub for the local creative industry, and we regularly host international and high profile conferences, exhibitions and events.

Explore our wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate study options below.

Architectural Studies

Be an innovator in the study, design and construction of buildings, urban spaces and parks, or residential and commercial interiors.

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Available subjects

  • Architecture
  • Architecture History and Theory
  • Interior Architecture
  • Landscape Architecture

Building Science

Study the science, technology and economics of buildings. Gain an understanding of architecture, construction, project management and sustainability and look at how people interact with the built environment.

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Available subjects

  • Project Management
  • Sustainable Engineering Systems

Design

Aspire to be a leader in the vital and growing fields of design. Learn to see the nuances of good design and become a creative virtuoso—gaining the skills and knowledge you need to be a successful designer.

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Available subjects

  • Animation and Visual Effects
  • Communication Design
  • Design for Social Innovation
  • Fashion Design Technology
  • Industrial Design
  • Interaction Design
  • Media Design
  • Design Technology
  • User Experience Design
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  • Halfway there exhibition poster

    Furniture design goes digital: new exhibition launched

    Earlier this year students on the Wellington Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation’s Furniture Design course were tasked with creating a prototype memorial bench to commemorate the life of NZ architect Sir Ian Athfield, in collaboration with Athfield Architects. The original plan was to build and exhibit their proposed benches, but unfortunately lockdown had other ideas.

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Upcoming events

  • Matariki Kai

    Students and staff in the Wellington Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation are warmly invited…