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Best architecture schools in the world

Author: Peter Matthews

The number of students opting to study architecture is on the rise but with several renowned architecture schools to choose from, deciding where to go can be a challenge. Spear's picks out some of the best architecture schools in the world.

With inspiring names such as Zaha Hadid and Frank Gehry making headlines for their famous buildings and successful firms, training to be an architect is rising in popularity among university students of today.

Along with the UK university admissions service UCAS reporting that more than 200 extra students applied to undergraduate architecture courses in 2014, the role of the architect has gained prominence in recent times, with the industry being recognised for its resilience.

However, with the high cost of training to be an architect and low salary once you're qualified being valid talking points, studying at a leading architecture school is vital.

Read on to find out more about the best architecture schools in the world.