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Spring 2023 Visiting Faculty

January 18, 2023
Joining us this semester are Dwayne Oyler and Jenny Wu of Oyler Wu Collaborative; Dr. Alex Schweder of Performance Architecture; Associate Professor of Interior Design Jonathon Anderson; and Dr. Nelly Robles Garcia, who joins the school as a Fulbright Visiting Scholar through the United States-Mexico Commission for Educational and Cultural Exchange (COMEXUS).
Cars in traffic on a Texas highway

What does a population boom mean for Texas housing and infrastructure?

January 11, 2023
As Texas passes the 30 million population mark, Associate Professor Jake Wegmann lends insight into what this means for the state's infrastructure and rising housing costs.
Overhead map of the Austin Round Rock MSA indicating number of jobs accessible in a given area with red indicating a high density of jobs, green a low density

Accessibility Measures in Practice: A Guide for Transportation Agencies

January 9, 2023
New report provides transportation planning practitioners with a step-by-step approach for incorporating accessibility measures into different decision-making contexts.
PRPNow! Graphic with Wen's photo on the right

Wen (Aya) Wen // MARVEL

January 3, 2023
PRP Now! is a series of interviews that highlight a current UTSOA Professional Residency Program student every few weeks.
Outlines of buildings drawn on a prairie landscape with silhouetted figures

Redrawing Connections: Design Advocacy in Section

December 14, 2022
Assistant Professor Maggie Hansen considers the overlap of policy and design in landscape architecture, using recent design studios as a case study. This article originally appeared in the 2022-2023 edition of Platform, "Teaching for Next."
Junfeng Jiao and Dean Michelle Addington at the ribbon cutting event for the Georgian Acres Smart Mobility Hub

Planting Transportation Seeds in An Urban Desert

December 13, 2022
A new mobility hub in the Georgian Acres neighborhood is providing much-needed transportation services to a community living in a ‘transit desert’ and may serve as a useful blueprint for urban areas in need of similar essential services.
An Urban block in Vienna designed by Vienna and its data. Co-authored with Midjourney AI, Daniel Koehler, and an uncountable number of situations tagged as Viennese in photos.

Studying Architecture After AI

December 12, 2022
Assistant Professor Daniel Koehler explores artificial intelligence in the context of teaching in design studios. This article originally appeared in the 2022-2023 edition of Platform, "Teaching for Next."
Student portfolios laid out on a table

Professional Residency Program: Expected Objectives and Some Unexpected Outcomes

December 11, 2022
Associate Professor Nichole Wiedemann considers the school’s nearly fifty-year-old Professional Residency Program. This article originally appeared in the 2022-2023 edition of Platform, "Teaching for Next."
View of ongoing construction at the Library Building around 1911

Race and Architecture at UT: Researching and Teaching Difficult and Contested Histories in the Built Environment

December 10, 2022
Assistant Professor Tara A. Dudley explores Battle Hall’s racialized past and Dr. Dudley’s approach to researching, teaching, and preserving that difficult history. This article originally appeared in the 2022-2023 edition of Platform, "Teaching for Next."
Turquoise tile reading PRPNow! on the left, with a black and white image of a student sitting on stairs on the left

Erick Vernon-Galindo // KieranTimberlake

December 9, 2022
PRP Now! is a series of interviews that highlight a current UTSOA Professional Residency Program student every few weeks.
Platform Teaching for Next held up in front of fall foliage outside the School of Architecture

Platform “Teaching for Next” Considers Pedagogy in the Context of Unprecedented Change

December 6, 2022
Essays reveal the myriad ways we teach and think about teaching, and how these contribute to larger conversations about teaching today and in the future.
Student pointing to her pin ups during final reviews

Admissions Deadlines

November 29, 2022
Important dates and information for undergraduate and graduate admissions.
Final Reviews in the West Mall Building

Fall 2022 Final Review Schedule

November 27, 2022
Final review season is upon us. Check out the Fall 2022 Final Review schedule for a full list of presentations throughout the week.
Turquoise tile reading PRPNow! on the left, with an image of a student sitting at a desk with models on the table and drawings on display on the wall behind.

Cole Von Feldt // nARCHITECTS

November 15, 2022
PRP Now! is a series of interviews that highlight a current UTSOA Professional Residency Program student every few weeks.
Students watch a pin up presentation in the WMB 5th floor hallway

Accepting Applications for 2023-2025 Emerging Scholar in Design

November 8, 2022
Application review will begin January 2 and will continue until the position is filled.
Twilight Requiem

Twilight Requiem on Display through Nov. 18

November 1, 2022
Twilight Requiem is an exploration of ritual and ceremonial objects used in quotidian life. It draws upon Korean folk art forms, aesthetics, and histories to imagine new rituals and objects.
Turquoise tile reading PRPNow! on the left, with an image of a student smiling while standing along a stairwell.

Sara Tin-U // Dick Clark + Associates

October 20, 2022
PRP Now! is a series of interviews that highlight a current UTSOA Professional Residency Program student every few weeks.
Flooding in Beaumont-Port Arthur

Community-Centered Research and Environmental Planning in Beaumont, Texas

October 13, 2022
Assistant Professor Katherine Lieberknecht is among a team of researchers who received $17M from the Department of Energy to establish a research center to study the impacts of flooding and air pollution in Beaumont.