Dean's Message

The School of Architecture and Planning is an important academic entity of the University of Management and Technology, Lahore. The school is well equipped with highly qualified and most experienced faculty of architecture and planning. The school focuses its vision on superior knowledge with the mission to provide the best leadership in field of the built environment.

The School currently has two Academic Departments; Department of Architecture and Department of City and Regional Planning.

The school offers a variety of degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate level. The undergraduate degrees include Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) and Bachelor of Science in City and Regional Planning (BS-CRP). Both the degree programs have been constituted under the guidelines of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan and according to the professional as well as academic requirements laid down by the Pakistan Council of Architects and Town Planners (PCATP).The school intends to offer more undergraduate degrees such as Bachelor of Product Design, Interior Design, Construction Management and Landscape Architecture and Planning. Currently offered, Graduate programs of the School include Master of Architecture (M. Arch), Master of Architecture with specialization in Architectural Conversation (M. Arch-Conservation), Master of Architecture with specialization in Urban Design (M. Arch-Urban Design) and MS Housing and Community Development (MS HCD). The School is also offering PhD in Architecture with a diversity of specified areas. NOCs of all graduate programs have been issued by the HEC.

The school intends to offer MS in City and Regional Planning, Urban Planning, Environmental Planning and also PhD in various areas of physical planning very soon. Various fields of the built environment are bound together with strong commitment to the deployment of technology towards social and deliberation approaches towards action that are distinct from but complementary to the engineering approach to problem solving. What furthers brings them together is the shared belief in heightening the aesthetic attributes of our lived experience.

While advocating the forward-looking, technology-driven optimism of UMT, the School also invests in critically reflecting on technological innovation, its social impact and confrontation with cultural values. The School is fully committed to achieve the mission of leadership through the vision of learning superior knowledge. Its faculty and students articulate its mission and show the way towards realizing the vision.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Yusuf Awan

Dean, SAP

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