School of Architecture and Civil Engineering

We are world-class researchers, academics, award-winning practitioners, and global thought leaders. We focus on enhancing quality of life while minimising impact on the environment through innovation in designing, constructing, and maintaining the natural and built environment.  

Our industry-led teaching mirrors the interdisciplinary nature of real-life workplaces, where architecture intertwines with construction to deliver effective environmental, social and economic systems. 

Our disciplines

Research and collaboration

HDR opportunities

Expand your knowledge and industry connections with our PhD and Masters-level research degrees. Help reveal industrial needs while enhancing critical thinking. 

HDR opportunities

Our teaching

Hear directly from the Head of School and Discipline Leads at our interdisciplinary school about the mission and vision for teaching and research.   

Our teaching

Study with us

Learn alongside world-class academics and highly experienced practitioners. Collaborate on complex projects in the design, construction, and management of the natural and built environment.

Study with us

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Latest news

A joint success

The School of Architecture and Civil Engineering (ACE) is proud to celebrate the achievements of our first graduands from the Joint Education Program between Nantong University, PRC, and the University of Adelaide.

An obsession with Lego led to a love of engineering

Susie studies Civil Engineering. She says a childhood Lego obsession combined with a drive to help others were the two main reasons that led her there.

Career services final year employability series

Career Services offers the Final Year Employability series annually to assist students sourcing and applying for graduate roles. 

Luisa Panuccio's Mission

Luisa is a Civil and Architectural Engineer. While completing her Bachelor of Civil and Architectural Engineering (Honours), Luisa joined BMD Group in 2017.

Winners of the 2022 Best Research Oriented Paper Award

Congratulations to Dr Jessica Bohorquez and team for winning the 2022 Best Research Oriented Paper Award from the Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management.