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Architecture

It distinguishes itself for its clear orientation to sustainable design, its widely renowned faculty, and the attractive job offers its graduates receive, some of them even before graduating.

The most brilliant, forward-looking, and creative Architecture students have the opportunity of being part of the Roberto Garza Sada Center (CRGS), a space for ideas and expressions that brings together and develops the best creative talent in Latin America.

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Aim of degree program

To train upright professionals with artistic and technical commitment who, through methodological analysis, can design architectural and constructive solutions that lead to the activities of human beings, always under an ethical, sustainable, innovative, and socially responsible approach in both national and international milieus. 

Admission profile 

Candidates to study this program must have perceptive ability, a disposition to design and build; social, cultural, and historical sensitivity, and an interest to improve their environment; curiosity about the roots of cities and cultures, and curiosity about the use of technology, research, and the development of ideas.

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Student learning outcomes 

  • Formulate ideas in architectural creations, in accordance with the principles of composition, and visual and special perception. 
  • Apply manual, electronic, and graphic techniques, and techniques to produce mock-ups or tridimensional models to explore, develop, define, and graphically communicate architectural design proposals at different scales. 
  • Develop a project by defining the needs of society, clients, and users and to research and define contextual and functional requirements in different environments built. 
  • Conceptually propose constructive and structural systems, as well as installation and service systems for the comprehensive development of their proposals under a framework of environmental sustainability conscience.
  • Prepare a general scheme for the execution of a project, paying attention to its general aspects for application to the development of the environments built, project management, and the operation of professional consultancies.

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Field of work

Graduates from the undergraduate degree program in Architecture (ARQ) will be able to work in public or private agencies, participating in the areas of design and planning, projects, construction, and project supervision and management. 

Also, they will be able to work independently by setting up their own office, participating in areas such as architectural and urban sustainable design, construction, consultancies, work supervision, project management, and in the execution of buildings of any magnitude like residential, commercial, recreational, and cultural projects, to name a few. 

Professional success

An UDEM ARQ can work as a(n):

  •  Director of an Architectural Firm 
  •  Project Manager Architect 
  • Project Architect 
  • Landscape Architect 
  • Urban Designer 
  • Urban Planner 
  • Environmental Consultant 
  • Architect-Restorer 
  • Historian 
  • Interior Designer 
  • Project Administrator 
  • Work Site Director 
  • Work Site Supervisor 
  • Installation Consultant 
  • Construction Materials Designer 
  • Among others ​​​​​​

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Academic Program Director

Abril Denise Balbuena López
Director of Academic Program
[email protected]
CRGS, office 310.7
+52 (81) 8215-1000 ext.1232