The Architecture Program prepares students to be design professionals in the 21st century
Researching and analyzing cultural and environmental contexts
Developing innovative architectural solutions
Presenting the results in a professional manner
Faculty encourage students to find their passion
Questioning conventions as they develop their critical design skills
Emphasizing process and product equally
Serving as stewards of a sustainable society
Becoming life-long learners and active citizens
Students have really been trailblazers recently!
Spring 2013, two 5th-year students named finalists in The John Stewardson Memorial Competition and one 3rd-year student named finalist in New York's Reinvent Payphones Design Challenge.
Spring 2012, Design 8 students collaborated with Interior Designers in a “Bank of the Future” design competition, with the winning team presenting its design at the TD Bank Group’s Enterprise Real Estate annual conference in Toronto.
Spring 2012, Design 10 students followed a variety of paths: designing and building prototype sleeping units for local homeless shelters, exploring the use of robotics in architecture, visiting Argentina for an urban design studio, and pursuing self-directed thesis projects.
Fall 2012, Design 8 students facilitated the development of a Patch Adams community-based health clinic in an under-served neighborhood.