Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Department of Architecture in National Cheng Kung University was established in 1944, one of the first five departments of the university. It is also the first architecture school at college level in Taiwan. Top quality teaching and research has always been the Department’s key concern. The development of Masters and PhD programs, respectively in 1968 and 1991, was responsive to the need of the industry, society and to the need of upgrading the Department’s capacity to contribute to this field. The Department values the breadth and multi-disciplinarity inherent in architectural education and strives to provide top quality facilities, environment, and programs to support creative, critical learning and innovative, relevant research. Undergraduate courses provide a sound and balanced fundamental training that students can be equipped to enter their later architectural career. A five year architectural program and a four building science program are offered since 2009. The Graduate School provides a wide range of study fields that Master students can take to advance their professional understanding and skills or to prepare themselves for a higher/research degree. The PhD program offers a setting that students can develop their potential for academic study and complete their research projects. The Department accepts 60 students to the undergraduate course and 70 to Masters, 20 to PhD annually. Its current population is around 600, serviced by 27 full-time faculty members and 20 part-time faculty members.

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Thermal comfort Engineering & Materials Science
Timber Engineering & Materials Science
Earthquakes Engineering & Materials Science
timber Earth & Environmental Sciences
School buildings Engineering & Materials Science
Ventilation Engineering & Materials Science
Energy conservation Engineering & Materials Science
Air conditioning Engineering & Materials Science

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Projects 1995 2019

Research Output 1983 2019

Generating hourly local weather data with high spatially resolution and the applications in bioclimatic performance

Lin, F. Y., Huang, K. T., Lin, T-P. & Hwang, R. L., 2019 Feb 25, In : Science of the Total Environment. 653, p. 1262-1271 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Weather information services
error analysis
Thermal stress

A Cloud-based BIM Platform for Interior Design

Wu, T. & Jeng, T., 2018 Mar 1, In : Journal of Design. 23, 1, p. 43-60 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Real World
Information Structure
community development
spatial planning
factor analysis
regression analysis