Are YOU passionate about architecture? Have you found yourself stopping to admire and guess how skyscrapers, museums and bungalows were designed? Do you have a dream of impacting the way people live, breathe and interact with the spaces they fill? If you do, then unlock your talent here at DARCH, Singapore‚Äôs first (and only) full-fledged architecture diploma.

At DARCH, we believe that anyone and everyone can be trained in architecture. Anyone who enters the course will be equipped with the essential skill sets to one day fully realise your ambition of becoming an architect. The unique pedagogy in place will aid in your holistic development into an adaptable, open-minded and motivated individual as well as a team player. From laying your design foundations in the first year, to strengthening your analytical and conceptual thought processes by the third year, DARCH is a design-cum-technological programme that adopts a unique project-based learning approach, to develop you into an investigative design innovator equipped with a knowledge of the latest building technologies.

DARCH. Creativity starts here. 

Our Unique Selling Points

  1. Study in an exploratory environment that values critical and creative thinking in hands-on studios. 
  2. Be equipped in the fundamentals of architectural design processes and practices through project work and out-of-classroom learning sessions. 
  3. Participate in overseas study trips and real-life projects with MNCs and government agencies through archiLAB, our student-centric agency.





Scholarships available



Look Architects Design Award

URA Book Prize (Top student)

BCA-Industry Scholarship/Sponsorship

School of Architecture and the Built Environment Scholarship


*Information is accurate as of 30th November 2013


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News & Announcements

Study Trip to Taman Negara - 7 Jan 2014

Staff and students from DLA attended a 4 day overseas study trip to Taman Negara, Pahang.

DARCH Study Trip to Italy - 7 Jan 2014

Students and a lecturers embarked on a 15 day study trip to Italy from 20th Sept to 6th Oct 2013.

LEAP Foundation at Kota Tinggi, Malaysia- 21 Dec 2013

ABE student ambassadors participated in a 4 day leadership programme in Kota Tinggi, Malaysia from 16 - 19 Sept 2013.

DARCH Study Trip to Bali, Indonesia- 25 Nov 2013

18 DARCH students and 1 lecturer participated in a study trip to Bali, Indonesia.



Contact us

School of Architecture and the Built Environment

Tel: (65)-6772-1322


Fax: (65) 6772-1973

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