The Faculty of Architecture was founded 90 years ago.
Initially it existed as department of Architecture in Faculty of Construction under State Oil Academy. As the result of separation of department of Architecture from Construction Faculty was founded Faculty of Architecture in 1968. The main objective of scientific and experimental activities in architecture and design specialties is aimed to obtain planning process. Specialists are trained in each field of study on bachelor, master and doctorate degrees. Graduates from the Faculty can do their activity in architectural, city planning, environmental design, restoration of monuments, design etc.
Information about the Faculty
. Faculty of Architecture always differed from other architectural faculties that taught in other universities. The faculty trains specialists on bachelor and master degrees. Most of professors and teachers staff are well – known specialists and scientists in the field of city planning, design, restoration of monuments in our Republic. An associate member of NASA, 12 doctors of architecture , 17 professor, 33 Doctor of Philosophy in Architecture , docent teach in the Faculty. Two of them are “Shohrat” prize winners, 12 honored architects and one of them was awarded with State Prize of Republic.
There are 122 members in the faculty: 21 professors, doctor of Philosophy in architecture, docent, head teacher and a teacher.
Study in the Faculty.
Applicants willing to enter the faculty, have to take part in entrance exams held by the State Students Admittance Committee after aptitude election and take the exam on drawing and drafting. The study languages are Azerbaijan, Russian and English.
Architecture and Design specialties of Architectural Faculty on Bachelor and Master degrees for different fields on construction and planning sectors.
Architecture and Design
Architectural field of study:
Architecture of building and installations
Reconstruction and restoration of architectural monuments and
Design field of study:
Design and technical esthetics
Cooperation is implemented in experimental and scientific fields with Republic Committee on City Planning and Architecture, Ministry of Emergency Situations of Azerbaijan Republic, Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan Republic, Baku City Executive Power, State historical - architectural reserve “Icheri Sheher”, Architectural and Art, Archaeological Institutions of National Academy of Sciences, “Azerberpa” Scientific Research and Project Institute, non – governmental organizations on Architecture and Design.
Fields of Research.
Features of residential architecture of Baku, compositional norms of Azerbaijan Architecture in XI – XVII, formation of cultural – welfare service systems of tourism and recreation zones of Azerbaijan, Formation of garden and park planning of Azerbaijan cities, site organization on architectural complexes situated in complex landscape of Baku city, artistic and architectural planning methods of City environment (example Baku) , Architectural planning development of industrial enterprises on Sumgayit city, Architectural planning development of residential construction big cities of Azerbaijan (1920 - 1990), History of Azerbaijan Architecture (from ancient times till nowadays) etc.
About 50 manuals and text books were published in the Faculty.
. An inventory of Ichari Shahar monuments was made in 2006 with the support of Minnesota University of the USA. Projects were implemented together with «Romualdo Del Bianco» Foundation of Italy, faculty of architecture of Vienna University in Austria. In 2008, our department’s representatives together with the students of Florence University studying on the specialty of reconstruction participated in the workshops held with the support of UNESCO in Baku and Florence. Project was devoted to modern research methods of architectural monuments in the sample of Ichari Shahar.
International education relations of the Faculty are wide: Turkey, Kazakhstan, Architectural schools of Georgia, Florence, Milan Technical, Sapienza, Tor Vergata Universities of Italy, Universities of Spain and Portugal. As the member of Network of Architectural Schools of France, Eastern and Central Europe (REA) participates in the international contests held by this association.
Graduation works and dissertations of Bachelor and Masters of the faculty were presented at high level in Network of Architectural Schools of France, Eastern and Central Europe (REA), International conference and contest held in Italy, Architectural Universities of CIS countries. Graduation works won prize in regional festival hold in Baku by “Del Bianco” Foundation of Italy in 2009 – 2012. Won diplomas in International Contests held in Voronezh in 2010, in Saratov in 2009. The Faculty Staff successfully participated in international scientific conference held in Turkey, Florence (Italy), Turin. 17graduation works won prize in the contest held in Krasnoyarsk in 2012. All 18 graduation works won prizes in the contest on graduation works held in Saint – Petersburg in 2013.
The Faculty takes an active part in ERASMUS and “Mevlana” International students – master exchange programs. To meet the modern standards of modern requirements of education the faculty expands its professional relations with foreign architectural schools.
The Faculty established cooperation relations in many countries such as USA, England, Germany, France, Egypt, Turkey, Georgia, Iran, Italy and others.
Six departments operates in the faculty. Administration is carried out by well – known scientists. :
- “Architectural project and city - planning” department
Chief of the department: honored architect, professor –
Elbay Enver Kasim-zadeh
Phone: (+994012) 539 10 19
- “Basis of Architecture” department
Chief of the department: honored architect, doctor of architecture, professor - Nagiyev Nizami Hasan
- “Architectural reconstructions and restoration of monuments” department
Chief of the department: doctor of architecture, professor Hadjiyeva Sabina Xalid
Phone: (+994012) 538 04 79
- “Landscape Architecture” department
- Chief of the department: honored architect, doctor of architecture, professor – Hasanova Aybeniz Ashraf
Chief: PhD, associate professor
Bekirova Tarana Shaig
- “Graphic Arts” department
Chief of the department: honorary artist, professor Avalov Elturan Vali
Dean – honored architect, PhD,
prof.Mammadova Zahida Gulmammad
Phone: (+994012) 510 09 38