Research at SSAA has is a constant endeavor by both students and faculty members on a wide range of subjects in architecture and design. Research by students includes- projects for NASA, independent research projects, academic research for dissertation and thesis, etc. Most of the SSAA faculty members hold a Master’s degree in specialized field, a few have finished doctorate at reputed institutions. With this variety of expertise within faculty, students are encouraged to undertake research across the wide range of topics at
SSAA’s recently set-up ‘Documentation and Archives’ cell is envisioned as the laboratory for experimentation in field of scholarly and social research by both students and faculty members. In the last 25 years of the School, the students have undertaken academic research on a wide variety of topics including- sociology, architectural theory, history, heritage, urban design and renewal, etc.