Our architectural research is carried out within the Manchester Architecture Research Centre (MARC) and looks beyond technical design to the complex processes and practices that run through the development, adaptation and use of built environments.
Our staff engage with research projects throughout the world, including the Middle East, Latin America, Europe, South East Asia and the US.
Making connections between these disciplines and practices, MARC has developed a distinctive expertise based on theoretical experimentation, methodological rigour, empirical attention, and hands-on studies of architectural practice, building technology, and techniques of architectural representation and mapping.
At MARC we set ourselves the mission of critically traversing the disciplinary boundaries of architecture and the social sciences to open up new areas of architectural research, create new standards of architectural pedagogy, and craft a new conceptual language to inform and influence urban policy.
Research focuses on social studies of architecture, architectural history and theory, the politics of urban infrastructure and networks of architectural expertise.
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You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
What affords this mission is MARC's unique institutional setting:
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