The Detmold School of Architecture and Interior Architecture is a department of Hochschule Ostwestfalen-Lippe, University of Applied Sciences located at the Detmold Campus. It benefits from a 120-year-old design-tradition and offers a variety of architectural education; from chair to town: architecture, interior architecture, and urban planning, and two international master programs: Master of Integrated Architectural Design (MIAD) and Master of Lighting Design.
Together with the Department of Civil Engineering the Campus Emilie hosts more than 1.200 students. Major aspects of the academic education are interdisciplinary, ranging from creative dynamics, to technical innovation and sustainability. The teaching staff – including 36 professors – provide students with profound knowledge in the fields of design, construction, technology, organisation, scenography, art, social science and communication. Three interdisciplinary research platforms are established: the PerceptionLab, the ConstructionLab and the urbanLab.
The open and transparent arrangement of the school`s buildings – all designed by students – produces a dynamic and creative atmosphere around campus. This energetic campus, together with the variety of courses of study on offer, shapes the unique character of Detmold.