The Academy of Architecture is based in Largo Bernasconi 2, Mendrisio. The Campus of Mendrisio comprises of administrative offices, classrooms, research buildings, studios and a post office. It is located in the centre of the town of Mendrisio, surrounded by a fine urban park. The buildings around the park are Villa Argentina (with the faculty board, administration and research Institutes), Canavée Building and Turconi Building (teaching facilities), the Library, and the building Vignetta (research Institutes). Not far from the park is the Archivio del Moderno, a foundation with the aim of expanding knowledge and valorisation of historical studies, and the Student Residence.
A new building named Teatro dell’architettura (Architecture Theatre) is currently under construction near Palazzo Turconi.