Architecture’s Mobile Collaboratory Gaining Momentum

This fall a team that includes associate professors of architecture Shannon Criss and Nils Gore received a $29,000 Tier II Research Grant from the Office of the Provost to build ...

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Studio 804’s New Hill Research and Development Center Opens

Although graduation day came and went May 18th, some Studio 804 students who’d earned their diplomas continued to push the nearly finished Hill Engineering Research and Development Center toward completion.  ...


KU Celebrating 100 Years of Architectural Education

April 26th and 27th the School of Architecture, Design, and Planning’s Department of Architecture celebrated 100 years of Architectural Education. “The lights are always on at Marvin Hall,” or so ...


Is Architecture The Career For Me?

If you find yourself gazing at the interior of a lovely building, ...
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Celebrate A Century of Architectural Education At KU

Come celebrate 100 years of Architectural Education at KU April 26-27th We ...

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LEED Platinum rated EcoHawks R&D Building named one of Architect magazine’s Top Buildings for 2013

The Hill Engineering Research and Development Center, designed and constructed by the School of Architecture, Design & Planning’s Studio 804, received two important accolades during the first week of January. In its January issue Architect magazine named the structure one of its Top Buildings of 2013. Only 13 buildings from around the world were so honored. The magazine’s managing […]

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The Forum, Studio 804′s addition to Marvin Hall getting good press coverage

In addition to receiving coverage in the Topeka Capital Journal December 6th http://bit.ly/1brZW1o, the Lawrence Journal World has published an front page story on the project December 16. http://bit.ly/1c6Y0OH Check them out!

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PhD student Aydin Tabrizi wins award of excellence for energy research using building information modeling

Department of Architecture student Aydin Tabrizi won an Award of Excellence for his research at the Construction Information Technology Alliance conference, which took place last month in Dublin, Ireland. The conference’s theme was leveraging a technology called building information modeling (BIM) to improve the practices of architecture, engineering and construction. Doctoral student Tabrizi’s case study studied optimizing […]

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El Dorado Studio Project featured at NeighborWorks America’s national conference

El Dorado principal Josh Shelton will present Expanded Partnerships: Bridging Academia, Community, and Nonprofit Development. It will feature the 2013 El Dorado Studio’s work at the Neighborworks America’s Conference. The event is being held at Bartle Hall  in Kansas City, Mo., 4:00 pm December 10. The El Dorado Studio project involved the adaptive reuse of an […]

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PhD Student Sharmin Kader Honored by Academy of Architecture for Health

The Academy of Architecture for Health and the STERIS Corporation have named Sharmin Kader its Arthur Tuttle, Jr. Graduate Fellow in Health Facility Planning and Design. The Academy is part of the American Institute of Architecture. Kader is developing a post-occupancy evaluation tool for use in hospice facilities. Called a “Professional Environmental Assessment Protocol for […]

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Prof. Paola Sanguinetti one of America’s most admired architecture educators

America’s Best Architecture & Design Schools recently named Paola Sanguinetti, associate professor and chair of the Department of Architecture, one of its 30 most admired educators for 2014. The Best Design Schools survey is one of several DesignIntelligence reports published by Atlanta-based Greenway Communications. The company specializes in topics relevant to the architecture and building […]

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Studio 804 begins Marvin Hall addition

While many University of Kansas students were relaxing over fall break, those enrolled in Studio 804 were hard at work demolishing the Builder’s Yard, a large steel and concrete structure behind Marvin Hall. It’s the first step the class has taken in construction of the Forum, an addition to Marvin the students are designing and […]

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Professor Farhan Receives Prestigious Graham Foundation Grant

Assistant professor Farhan Karim of the Department of Architecture has been awarded a Graham Foundation grant. It will support the research for his book, Dreaming of a Nation: Architecture and Cold War Modernization in Postcolonial Pakistan, 1947-1971. Karim’s research shows that the U.S.’s attempts to influence the culture of post-war, post-Colonial future of Pakistan had mixed […]

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WORK Architecture Company to give 2013 Galloway Lecture

 Since 2007, the Thomas D. Galloway Lecture Series has brought internationally acclaimed experts in architecture, design and planning to the University of Kansas. This fall’s Galloway Lecture presentation will feature Dan Wood and Amale Andraos, founders of WORK Architecture Company, of New York City.  The public is invited to attend the free lecture at 7 […]

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Go on the Architecture In India Study Abroad Program this Winter Break

Over winter break Architecture professors Jae Chang and Kapila Silva will lead a students on a unique study experience: a three-week trip to study architecture in India. Students leave on December 26th and the course ends January 18th. Find out more! Informational meetings are being held in Marvin 216 on Wednesday, September 4th at 5:30 pm, […]

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