|   June 30, 2022

Department Profile

The Department of Architecture and Interior Design at the College of Engineering and Architecture at University of Nizwa came up with ambitious plans to meet the need to create this beautiful space of architecture and interior design to meet the needs of the local and Arab job market by the graduated specialized talents in the field of architecture and interior design .

Architecture and Interior Design Department will boost students by latest 3D software Programs that specialized with architectural design and modern construction technology to integrate with Oman's urban heritage as a basic source for creating local architectural identity that responds to local environment conditions and interacts with them by increasing building efficiency and reducing energy consumption to found sustainable architecture for Omani society..

 

Achievements and Awards

To be locally and internationally recognized as a leading provider of quality education and research that will promote intellectual development.

 

HoD Message

 Architecture and Design at the University of Nizwa has become a landmark in architectural education. The Department of Architecture and Interior Design stands out in creativity as an amalgamation of architectural, cultural and technological achievements in Sultanate of Oman.  Architecture is the foundational framework through which we look at the achievements of our nation and the extent of progress and development. So, the Department of Architecture and Interior Design at the College of Engineering and Architecture in University of Nizwa came up with ambitious plans to meet this national need to commence this creative academic Department of Architecture and Interior Design to meet the needs of the local and Arab job market by the graduates with specialized talents in the field of architecture and interior design. Architecture and Interior Design Department will boost students by latest 3D software Programs with architectural design and modern construction technology to integrate with Oman's urban heritage as a basic source for creating local architectural identity that responds to local environment conditions and interacts with them by increasing building efficiency and reducing energy consumption to found sustainable architecture for Omani society.

Objectives

The Department of Architecture and Interior design aims to:

  1. To graduate architects who are capable in both theoretical and practical aspects.
  2. To play their creative role in shaping the built environment taking into consideration the social context and the modern technology.
  3. In order to achieve this objective, courses are designed to include humanities, basic science and engineering courses and design, in a progressive and logical manner..
  4. Horizontal integration as well as vertical integration is maintained among interrelated topics..
  5. Elective courses are offered in order to provide a wide range of alternatives..

Visison

Achieving leadership in Architecture and Interior Design,research, and community service through creative teaching and the development of outstanding departments and distinguished architectural projects,which encompasses Omani heritage and Islamic architecture..

 

Mission

The mission of the department of Architecture and Interior Design is the education of future design professionals. A professional education is characterized by integrity and responsibility and informed by knowledge and vision. The department is dedicated to the promotion and sustainability of the built and natural environment through the development of creative skills and the pursuit of knowledge We are committed to the development of individuals with creative imagination, critical thinking, and scientific and technical knowledge. We aim to educate students to make design decisions,forming independent judgments based on sound Omani traditions. The students, faculty and staff of the Department of Architecture and Interior Design strive to combine research, creative activity, public service, pedagogy and learning to make a lively and intellectually challenging department.