Architecture is the study of the art, science and techniques of building design. It encompasses both utilitarian ends - such as the soundness of the structure and the functional and economic efficiency of the building - and aesthetic considerations. Town planning is the study of the regulated growth and improvement of towns in both functional and aesthetical points of view.
Programmes and qualifications with the following main content are classified here:
Architectural urban design and planning
Town and country planning
Study of interior design is excluded from this detailed field and included in detailed field 0212 ‘Fashion, interior and industrial design’. Geomatics is excluded from this detailed field and included in detailed field 0532 ‘Earth science’.
The laying out and construction of parks and gardens is excluded from this detailed field and included in detailed field 0812 ‘Horticulture’.