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EWHA WOMANS UNIVERSITY

Academics

Architecture

Atchitecture

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Atchitecture

Location

Asan Engineering Building Room #312-1

Tel

82-2-3277-2397

Email

ewharchi@ewha.ac.kr

Fax

82-2-3277-2396

The Ewha Womans University Architecture Program is a 5-year program that offers a Bachelor of Architecture upon graduation. The Ewha Womans University Architecture program belongs to the Division of Architecture along with the Architectural Engineering program. Ewha’s Architecture program offers many opportunities to participate in a self-directed ability in a unique environment offered in a women’s university and to cultivate leadership. The program has 10 full-time faculty members and numerous outstanding visiting professors who provide in-depth architectural education, training students to equip themselves with and develop the qualifications and skills to demonstrate leadership as professionals once they graduate. The majority of the full-time faculty members have architectural licenses from Korea or abroad who use their vast experience as a basis for their practical architectural design education to cultivate capable future women architects.

History
History

1994

Started as the Division of Architecture in the College of Natural Sciences, accepted 20 students

1996

Affiliation of Architecture division changes to the College of Engineering

1999

Recruited new students under the Division of Architectural Environment System in the College of Engineering

2000

Recruited students under the Division of Engineering (Student capacity: 50)

2003

5-year Architecture program implemented, cocurricular with older 4-year Architecture program

2006

4-year Architecture major eliminated within the Division of Architecture, Architectural Engineering major established and recruiting undergraduates(Student Capacity: 50)

2007

Apply candidate for Korea Architecture Accrediting

2007

Acquire qualities for a candidate(Korea Architecture Accrediting)

2008

First graduate as 5-year Architecture department

2011

Acquire 1st Korea Architecture Accrediting(5-year), KAAB-201106)

2016

Acquire 2nd Korea Architecture Accrediting(5-year), KAAB-201706)

2017

Being part of Division of Sustainable Systems Engineering

The Aim of Education

Ewha Womans University Architecture program set up the following founding purposes when it was established in 2003.

  • Provide basic knowledge education for high-caliber professionals who will be in charge of architectural fields.
  • Educate future leadership that can practice social participatory mediation skills in the field of architecture majors.
  • Cultivate integral architectural leadership by improving relation-centered teamwork characteristic to women.
  • Enable students to enhance creativity and develop designing skills through a series of designing practice.
  • Improve executive ability needed in the field of architectural design.
  • Cultivate wide-ranging adaptation skills needed in architectural organizations.
  • Cultivates skills to face the needs of society and the times by comprehensively learning liberal arts, art history, social sciences, applied sciences and other fields needed for in-depth understanding of architecture.
Special Features
  • Boasting Korea's highest standards in terms of the student/faculty ratio, education programs and practical environments, the unique to women across all areas of architecture.
  • 5-year Accredited by KAAB(Korea Architectural Accrediting Board) - 2011,2016
  • The youngest successful candidate for Architect of qualification exam
Careers and Graduate School Destination

Careers

  • Career Fields
    • - Architecture Firm, Interior Design Studio/ Construction Company, Engineering Company/ Journals/ Construction Management Company, Facility Management Company, Construction Supervision Company/ Facilities Division in Corporations/ Cultural Heritage Administration/ Housing, Urban Planning & Landscape/ Architecture&Urban Research Iinstitute(Korea Land Corporation, AURI)/ Government Officials, Patent Attorneys
  • Graduate School Destination
    • - Harvard, Yale, MIT, Columbia, UC Berkeley, Georgia Tech., AA, Tokyo University, UT Austin



Perspectives

  • The ratio of woman professionals in the field of architecture is increasing as the profession prefers industriousness, passion and sensitivity which is characteristic to women. Architecture program at Ewha has specialized curriculums for woman professionals. Graduates pursue careers not only in architectural design but also in constructions, facility management, government officials, real estate development.