School of Architecture College of Design
The 2016-2017 school year is drawing to a close and with it comes final reviews, presentations, and events! Join students, faculty, and staff at the College of Design for final presentations and recep... Read more
When Robert T. Coles (B.A. ’51, Architecture; B.Arch ’53) was in high school, a teacher discouraged him from pursuing a career in architecture, telling him that “there are no black a... Read more
Across the College of Design, our faculty’s research is tackling global problems and advancing their fields. This spring, 19 faculty members received grants from the University’s Imagine ... Read more
Next fall marks the start of a new program for the College of Design, the masters in heritage studies and public history (HSPH). In partnership with the College of Liberal Arts and the Minnesota Hi... Read more
The College of Design’s spring 2017 issue of Emerging magazine is now available online. Featuring student, faculty, and alumni news, Emerging is one of the best ways to stay up to date on what&... Read more

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The Urban Nomad & Design Foundations

In our latest student story, Isabella Noet (of the BDA program) reflects on a recent BDA Workshop entitled "Design Foundations" and its importance in preparing students for the BDA curriculum.


Ryan Green wins 2016-2017 SALA Prize

Jurors Marta Snow (SALA Architects), Mark Stankey (plaad inc.) and Natalya Egon (Snow Kreilich Architects) said "it was clear in the way that the program related to the site was the defining reason for the building to be in that location." they also recognized "that the program provided a distinct means for experiencing that relationship."

Dennis Garvey wins 2016-2017 BS Sketchbook Award

Awarded annually the Sketchbook Award is juried by Studio 01 faculty members: Jody McGuire, Kris Mun and Bob Ganser. "The jury was impressed by Dennis' commitment to 3D perspective sketching throughout the sketchbook. It is unusual to see so many 3D sketches. Dennis' investment in 3D drawing will be a big help as he enters the profession."

Supported by the Bachelor of Architecture Class of 1967 "...the Class of 1967 hopes to renew an interest in the timeless nature of the sketchbook as witnessed in rigourous curricula from the Beaux Arts to today."


Renée Cheng to be featured speaker at the Design Futures Council's "Leadership Summit on Collaboration Across the Design Continuum"

From March 23-24, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia, constituents from across the design continuum gather to respond to questions such as: Why is functional collaboration more the exception than the rule when conceiving, designing, and building a project? Congratulations to Professor Cheng on being a part of this prestigious and interesting event!


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