Alumni

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WHAT STARTS HERE

When you become part of the School of Architecture community, you join one of the largest, most renowned alumni networks in the world. 

Graduates of the School of Architecture exemplify our university’s motto “What starts here changes the world” and throughout our 100-year history, UTSOA alumni have influenced and shaped the built environment, advancing our disciplines and the future of design. 

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STAY CONNECTED

Once a Longhorn, always a Longhorn. Stay connected to UT Austin and the School of Architecture long after you graduate. Here's how:

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ALUMNI RESOURCES

Whether you're looking to hire UTSOA students, or tap into UT Austins alumni networks, as an alumnus you can take advantage of a multitude of recruiting, job search, and networking services offered by both the School of Architecture and the University.  

MAKE A GIFT

Gifts of any amount can help our students prepare to shape the future of the built environment. Whether you want to support scholarships, encourage research, invest in technology, or provide unrestricted support, we have giving opportunities that align with your interests. 

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ALUMNI NEWS

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Planning Students Advance to Nature-based Future Challenge Finals

Their international multidisciplinary team presents a vision for the future of Bangladesh as the world’s first developed terraqueous nation.
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Alums Awarded 2024 Architectural League Prize

The design collective, Partners of Place, is one of only six to receive the prestigious national award, for projects examining the 2024 theme of dirtiness and its societal implications within the context of architecture.
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UT Alumnus David Lake and Partner Ted Flato Receive 2024 AIA Gold Medal

Alumnus David Lake (BSAS ’77) and his partner Ted Flato have been recognized with one of the most prestigious industry awards for pushing the limits of design while easing the burden on our planet.

ALUMNI PROFILES

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    “Fashion Flagships” by George Lipe @_georgelipe_ for Patrick Danahy’s @pdanahy Design V Studio // 2023-2024 Design Excellence winner<br>
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    “Fashion Flagships” by George Lipe @_georgelipe_ for Patrick Danahy’s @pdanahy Design V Studio // 2023-2024 Design Excellence winner

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    This summer, insect habitats designed by first-year interior design students will be on display @brooklynbotanic in New York City.<br>
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    This summer, insect habitats designed by first-year interior design students will be on display @brooklynbotanic in New York City.

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    Summer looks good on you ☀️
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    Summer looks good on you ☀️

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    This summer, two Community &amp; Regional Planning students @vickierbelcher and @arfar.razi (second from left and right) competed in the final round of the Nature-based Future Challenge competition.<br>
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    This summer, two Community & Regional Planning students @vickierbelcher and @arfar.razi (second from left and right) competed in the final round of the Nature-based Future Challenge competition.

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    In the most recent issue of @txarchitects Magazine, SOA alumnus and contributing writer Cole Von Feldt @cole_v profiled several of SOA’s design-build studios which “serve as a bridge between academia and practice, better preparing students for architecture beyond the academic setting.”<br>
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    In the most recent issue of @txarchitects Magazine, SOA alumnus and contributing writer Cole Von Feldt @cole_v profiled several of SOA’s design-build studios which “serve as a bridge between academia and practice, better preparing students for architecture beyond the academic setting.”

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    Congratulations to Assistant Professor of Practice @juanasalcedoo, who received a 2024 @grahamfoundation grant to fund her exhibition “Jaguar Lens.” <br>
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    Congratulations to Assistant Professor of Practice @juanasalcedoo, who received a 2024 @grahamfoundation grant to fund her exhibition “Jaguar Lens.”

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    Congratulations to Master of Interior Design student Winnie Lin @winnlin (MID ’25) who was recognized by @asid_hq as one of only three 2024 Student Portfolio Competition award winners selected from submissions across the US and Canada!<br>
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    Congratulations to Master of Interior Design student Winnie Lin @winnlin (MID ’25) who was recognized by @asid_hq as one of only three 2024 Student Portfolio Competition award winners selected from submissions across the US and Canada!

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    We are pleased to announce this year’s Design Excellence Award winners! Thirty-five projects, completed by 50 different students, were selected for the 2023-2024 awards out of more than 140 nominations spanning the Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 semesters.
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    We are pleased to announce this year’s Design Excellence Award winners! Thirty-five projects, completed by 50 different students, were selected for the 2023-2024 awards out of more than 140 nominations spanning the Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 semesters.

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    We miss you already 🥹
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    We miss you already 🥹