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Historical And Sustainable Architecture, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 9 months
    Duration
University rank #28 (BCR) New York City, NY, United States
The Master of Arts Degree in Historical And Sustainable Architecture is a nine-month program from New York University focusing on the creative reuse of older buildings.  

Overview

In an era when the demolition of older buildings has been recognized, not just as a loss to the urban fabric but also as a major source of environmental pollution, retaining historic structures and using them for new purposes is increasingly desirable — and profitable. 

This Master of Arts Degree in Historical And Sustainable Architecture program from New York University explores innovative ways to reconcile real estate development with historical preservation and environmental protection by recycling existing structures.  The course of study combines academic training and research with experiential learning opportunities, and the program operates within the framework of New York University’s London program. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Adaptive Reuse of Buildings in a Green World: Successes and Failures
  • Aspects of Architectural and Urban Development 
  • Economics of Reuse and Regeneration 
  • Low Energy Strategies in Historic and Contemporary Architecture 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 9 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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General Requirements

  • Standardized Test Information – GMAT or GRE (and TOEFL if required);
  • Transcripts & Degrees; 
  • Professional Information; 
  • Essays;
  • EQ endorsements must be submitted online;
  • International Student Supplement.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22272 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11136 USD per semester and a duration of 9 months.
  • National

    22272 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11136 USD per semester and a duration of 9 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
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