Recent alumni of the program have gone on to work as architectural designers, construction managers, and structural engineers.Recent alumni of the program have gone on to work as architectural designers, construction managers, and structural engineers.
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Architectural Engineering & Design Certificate

Northwestern's innovative Architectural Engineering and Design (AED) program blends architectural principles and state of the art engineering for unique preparation of whole-brain engineers. Hands-on studio courses are led by practicing architects and engineers from Chicago's world-renown building design community. Students will build a portfolio that demonstrates the deep design skills learned in the program, which prepares them for advanced study in architecture, to be leaders in engineering design, or to pursue careers in a variety of fields related to the design, construction, and management of buildings and other structures.

Architecture Faculty

The Architectural Engineering & Design Certificate faculty are comprised of premier architects from Chicago firms, such as Booth Hansen, Krueck + Sexton, STL Architects, Thornton Tomasetti, Perkins + Will, and more.

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