Faculty of Design
Faculty of Design
Design skill and sensitivity are polished in the environment which is enriched with the design.
The Ogura campus where there is School of Design is designed by a famous architect, Michael Graves, and is in the large-sized complex facility, "RIVERWALK Kitakyushu." The campus itself is a place which stimulates sensitivity, and the school is also carrying out various activities in cooperation with regional enterprises and the local government. Students are asked to be engieners who produce richer and more comfortable society to live in through the design work etc. which has made full use of city or space degin and information technology.
Department of Architecture
This is the department of architecture where you can learn the special skill according to the vision of the future while studying the knowledge used as the foundation of architecture. A practical lesson is arranged from the first year, and in "architectural drawing" and "architectural design" students understand the process of architecture and acquire basic technique by tackling a subject. Architecture has accomplished change and development little by little in long human beings' history. The wisdom of subject conquest of predecessors is studied by "history of architecture", "art history", etc. Moreover, in order to develop a easier-to-use and comfortable residence and interior design, "ergonomics", "design psychology", and "universal design" are learned. Together with learning of the "modelling exercise" for expressing a design plan intelligibly, "3D CAD", etc., the imagination and presentation ability which creates new architecture are polished. Of course, since the acquisition of qualification in connection with architecture is also supported, students can play an active part in the architect world with substantial skills.