Welcome to the Abedian School of Architecture

The Abedian School of Architecture is a leading design-driven professional school, characterised by an international outlook and motivated by the goal of graduating architects capable of shifting the direction of future practice. The School features one of the lowest student to staff ratio of any architectural program offered in Australia, ensuring unrivalled access to state of the art equipment, as well as personalised attention and mentoring.  The features of the building provide a contemporary education space in which students, the industry and community can learn, gather and exhibit.

A ‘learning through making’ ethos is supported by a state of the art workshop and fabrication lab, featuring traditional woodworking equipment and a robust digital fabrication and rapid prototyping setup that includes 3D printers, a CNC router, laser cutter, and an industrial robot. Bond's industrial robot is one of only three available in Australian architecture schools. Students will also benefit from exclusive access to collaborative design studios, reading and resource rooms, an atelier as well as impressive exhibition and event space. The building and its facilities are accessible 24/7 to students. 

To learn more about the School and its state-of-the-art facilities, view the Abedian School of Architecture Building.

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Programs of study

Bachelor of Architectural Studies
This degree prepares graduates with theoretical and practical experience relating to design, problem solving, construction and communication that can be applied to a wide range of careers. Graduates of this degree may gain employment in architectural firms, government, construction, development, infrastructure and planning industries in Australia and around the world.

Master of Architecture
This Masters program academically prepares the graduate to acquire the requisite work experience to gain eligibility towards the professional status of architect in Australia or overseas.The Australian Institute of Architects and the Board of Architects of Queensland currently recognise and accredit the Master of Architecture program.

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Message from Soheil Abedian

From the beginning of humanity - Architecture, along with literature, painting, and music, has been the foundation for the cultural evaluation of different races and nations.

Predominantly, the art of Architecture has played a significant role in the history of our forefathers, as they shaped their environments. We have the ability now, to look back over the centuries, and learn from this art, to create a built form which is unique in design and is sustainable for today’s society. What we leave behind today, only future generations will be the true judge about our contribution to history.

I am delighted to play a small role in establishing the Abedian School of Architecture with Bond University, which I believe in time, will be the contributor of new designers that will influence the art of Architecture, not alone in Australia but throughout the world.

Our collaboration with the Architectural Association School of Architects in London, along with the Pratt Institute in New York, will give our students the best opportunity to learn architecture on a global scale. Our curriculum has been designed with the assistance of these universities, and will undoubtedly provide a unique pathway in forming world class designers.

It is my ardent hope that all students will have the ambition and passion to become the voice of modernity in today’s society, and I welcome all of you to play an active role in the progression of the School in its formative years.

I look forward to meeting all of you and witnessing your progress in the years to come.

Soheil Abedian