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’s 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.











URA Award

Kumpulan Scholarship

LOOK Architects Design Award

BCA-Industry Scholarship/Sponsorship

School of Architecture and Built Environment Scholarship


*Information is accurate as of 20th November 2014


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News & Announcements

International BIM Competition 2015 - 17 Nov 2015

Group of students from DARCH and DCEB clinched the top prize in International BIM Competition organised by BCA from 17 -20 Aug 2015.

DARCH Ozetecture Masterclass Australia - 11 Nov 2015

20 students and a staff from Diploma of Architecture attended an International Masterclass at Pittwater, Australia.

IDEERS 2015 - 14 Oct 2015

Students from ABE participated in Earthquake Resistant Competition in Taipei, Taiwan from 16 – 21 September 2015

Leap Foundation Camp, Malaysia - 2 Oct 2015

Students from ABE and MAE attended a 4 day leadership camp at Kota Tinggi, Malaysia from 14 to 17 September 2015.

DARCH Study Trip to Bali - 18 Aug 2015

16 students and a staff from School of ABE embarked on a study trip to Bali, Indonesia.

Youth Expedition Project in Vietnam - 21 May 2015

26 students and 2 staff from School of ABE embarked on a youth expedition in Ben Tre , Vietnam.



Contact us

School of Architecture and the Built Environment

Tel: (65)-6772-1322


Fax: (65) 6772-1973

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