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. 

Course Highlights

  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


ABETV  ABE Course Brochure




News & Announcements

DARCH Study Trip to Malaysia - 15 Oct 2014

Staff and students from DARCH attended a 6 day study trip to Malaysia (Malacca & Kuala Lumpur) 2014

Singapore Gifts Show 2014 - 18 Aug 2014

Students from Diploma in Integrated Events & Project Management visited Singapore Gifts Show 2014 at Suntec Singapore Convention Centre on 9 July 2014.

Overseas Community Involvement Project, Cambodia 2014

23 students and 2 staff from School of ABE embarked on a community project in Kampong Thom Province, Cambodia.

Mission Possible in Quang Nam, Vietnam 2014

20 students and 2 staff from School of ABE embarked on a 2 weeks mercy overseas volunteer expedition in Vietnam 2014.



Contact us

School of Architecture and the Built Environment

Tel: (65)-6772-1322


Fax: (65) 6772-1973

Click here for enquiries related to admissions or entry requirements.