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    First established in July 1985, the School of Architecture and Urban Planning of Suzhou University of Science and Technology(SUST), originally known as the Departmant of Architecture of the former Suzhou Institute of Urban Construction and Environmental Protection, was called the Department of Architecture of Suzhou University of Science and Technology between September 2001 and July 2007. Professor Zhang Jiaji, theorist of Modern China Architecture and Landscape, Architecture educationist, founded the Department of Architecture as the first dean, followed by Shao Junyi, Gao Lei, Yang Xinhai, Xia Jian who served as dean or director respectively.
    The School now offers 5 Undergraduate Programs: Architecture, Urban Planning, Landscape Architecture, Environmental Design and Architecture (Curtain Wall Building Design); 3 Postgraduate Academic Degree Programs: Architecture, Urban Planning and Landscape Architecture and 2 Postgraduate Professional Degree Programs: Architecture and Civil Engineering and Urban Planning.
    The School now consists of 4 Departments: the Department of Architecture, the Department of Urban Planning , the Department of Landscape Architecture and the Department of Environmental [URL]b2bcf1f5c916db3187999aa541a6c881.jpgDesign, 1 Experimental Centre of Buildings, and 5 Research Institutes. Besides, affiliated to the school are Suzhou Architecture & Energy-saving Engineering Technology Research Centre, SUST Urban Planning Research Institute Co. Ltd, and SUST & Suxin Façade Design Research Institute.
    Currently, our school has over 140 staffs, including 58 professors and associate professors and 22 guest professors, serving more than 1,400 full-time undergraduate students and 200 postgraduate students.
    Until now, the school has cultivated more than 5,000 students with a variety of majors who can be found all over the country, as well as in Europe, the United States, Japan and other countries. Furthermore, quite a number of them have made remarkable achievements and become pillars in their working units or departments.