Design School

Founded in 2020, the Design School consists of the Departments of Architecture, Civil Engineering, Industrial Design and Urban Planning and Design.

Design School

Founded in 2020, the Design School consists of the Departments of Architecture, Civil Engineering, Industrial Design and Urban Planning and Design. We aspire to become a leading interdisciplinary built-environment education unit in China and beyond. Our students are exposed to a research-led, interdisciplinary learning environment that amalgamates design knowledge as well as technical and management education. Our programmes in architecture, architectural engineering, civil engineering and industrial design have gained international validations and accreditations by leading professional institutions, showcasing the learning quality and global recognition of our graduates.

Dedicated to sustainability, the Design School houses some of the leading research institutes, centres and laboratories focused on sustainable and digital design with significant collaborations and projects with industrial partners. The Design School plays a leading role in producing high-quality research in a number of areas:

  • Sustainable regeneration and revitalisation
  • Green and smart cities
  • Digital design for enhanced human environments
  • Sustainable and advanced materials
  • Social innovation
Department of Architecture

Department of Architecture

Department of Civil Engineering

Department of Civil Engineering

Department of Industrial Design

Department of Industrial Design

Department of Urban Planning and Design

Department of Urban Planning and Design

Extended Study Scheme

The School’s Extended Study Scheme offers all XJTLU students an opportunity to expand their academic potential and career prospects in these areas. Students can select  modules of 5 credits worth per semester - which will be recorded in their transcripts - and obtain a named ESS Certificate upon completing 20 credits.

Extended Study Scheme

XJTLU students win international design award, providing new ideas for old urban neighbourhoods

23 May 2024
XJTLU students win international design award, providing new ideas for old urban neighbourhoods

XJTLU book corner

22 May 2024
XJTLU book corner

XJTLU students publish research results at international conference on computer-aided architectural design

21 May 2024
XJTLU students publish research results at international conference on computer-aided architectural design