Discover top online courses at Alison®. Our free online courses were designed by experts and universities to give you an interactive and enriched learning experience. Alison® online courses are the most affordable and flexible way to learn and gain new skills while earning valuable certificates and degrees, for free.
Boost your knowledge about different approaches to building design with Alison’s free online architecture courses. They include everything from expert teaching for the architects of the future to fascinating insights into some of the styles that have made their mark in history. We recommend the Advanced Diploma in Sustainable Architecture to students exploring different aspects of sustainable design, along with the latest technologies at their disposal. We suggest Landscape Architecture and Site Planning - Introduction to Landscape Design for a short course that explains the basic concepts of this aspect of architecture. Alison’s Diploma in Contemporary Architecture and Design covers the history of architecture, from pre-industrial times to the present day, including major styles such as Art Deco and brutalism.
If you need a quick study of an aspect of the built environment, check out Alison’s free online certificate courses in architecture. These take a concise look at topics from landscape design to basic principles of architecture. We suggest Landscape Architecture and Site Planning - Introduction to Landscape Design for the basics of the professional scope of a project or Fundamentals of Landscape Architecture for an introduction to landscape design. Alison’s Introduction to Architectural Studies takes you through some of the ideas and movements that have shaped architecture today while Medieval History: Art and Architecture covers architecture as part of its exploration of society and culture in the Middle Ages.