The Faculty focusses on the following research fields:

• Sustainability in planning and design (environmental design)

• Architectural theory and form generation

• Planning and urban design with its different sub-topics.

• Housing studies. The Faculty is currently involved in two research projects:

• Preparation of a structure plan for Damazeen and Russaris. In collaboration with Habitat International and Blue Nile State.

• Evaluation of National Housing Fund performance.

• The Faculty recently finished a 3-year joint research project with Reading University sponsored by DeLPHE. The research evaluated Sudanese construction industry, women participation and future outlook.