Architecture is a synthetic profession. Our architecture design courses will introduce you to architecture and provide you with essential skills related to the profession, building design technology, green building design, planning, construction and maintenance to prepare your career in architecture. We train architects who will positively influence the future of the built and natural environment. Make a difference in the environmental impact of how buildings are designed, built and used.
Students will also learn about the Architect’s Act and the Architectural Institute of British Columbia (the AIBC) role in the industry as well as what registration requirements are needed to gain a designation as an Architect and when the terms architect and architectural maybe used.
Brighton College’s Architecture programs focus on equipping students with essential skills for pursuing a career in the fields of architecture profession and sustainable building design. Students will gain strong practical building design knowledge through intensive training on modern architectural design concepts, local building code standards and high-level computer aided design/drafting technologies. Program curriculum also cover a contemporary range of building design strategies and technologies, with an emphasis on those that reduce environmental impacts and make local buildings healthier and more livable.
Our Green Building and Sustainable Design Diploma Program well prepare students to challenge the Natural Resource Canada (NRCan) Foundation Level Exam and EnerGuide Rating System v.15 Energy Advisor Exam. Successful exam-takers can become NRCan-recognized Energy Advisors upon becoming affiliated with a service organization, where they can become certified to assess energy performance and potential energy savings for homes during the design, construction, and renovation stages.
Vancouver is consistently ranked as one of the most livable communities in the world for its spectacular views, landscapes, modern architecture, and investment in sustainable architecture and green building design (The Global Livability Report 2017).
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