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.
ODNA Wall, created in Kory Bieg's Advanced Design Studio

Applications Open for Assistant Professor of Architecture Position

October 5, 2022
The University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Architecture with appointment beginning fall of 2023.
A sketch from a camouflage series created on Midjourney. (Kory Bieg/Midjourney)

Dream Worlds: Three experts discuss Midjourney's promise and pitfalls

September 23, 2022
This summer, text-to-image AIs captured the imagination of architects. The software is a powerful tool, but one that should be integrated into ongoing discussions of architectural image making, technology, representation, bias, education, and labor. The Architects Newspaper gathered our own Associate Professor Kory Bieg, alongside Shelby Doyle, and Andrew Kudless to discuss these issues.
Ria Bravo

Meet Assistant Professor Ria Bravo

September 22, 2022
An interior and architectural designer with experience in academia and at world-renowned architecture firms, Bravo’s research interests are rooted in the space between interiors and architecture.
Michelle Addington

Michelle Addington to Conclude Tenure as Dean after 2022-23 Academic Year

September 21, 2022
As an academic leader, Addington shepherded meaningful collaborations, hired and mentored award-winning educators, and reinforced the institution’s standing as one of the top-ranked architecture schools in the U.S.
Tilt by Stella Coble and Michelle Powell

Students win ACSA 2022 Habitat Design Competition

September 9, 2022
The project, Tilt by Stella Coble and Michelle Powell, aims to create a denser, more sustainable, and more durable housing alternative that will remain flexible throughout shifting demographic and climatic realities.
ESIDF exhibition objects on display against a white background

2123 ESIDF Exhibition on Display in Mebane

September 1, 2022
Curated by Tekena Koko, 2123 ESIDF presents objects that exist between landscape, media, and architecture.
Green Pathways Report Cover

Report Finds Growth in Austin’s Green Economy

August 31, 2022
"Expanding Pathways to Quality Green Jobs in Austin's Growing Green Economy" shows that green activity and jobs represent a major equitable economic development opportunity for the Austin region.
Fall 2022 Lecture Series Poster

Fall 2022 Lecture Series

August 29, 2022
Starting Wednesday, September 7, and continuing throughout the semester, speakers representing a broad cross-section of cultural practices—including architects, landscape architects, filmmakers, scholars, and designers—will present lectures that explore a range of contemporary topics across scales, modes of engagement, and geographies.
Photo gallery of Texas Society of Architects Honor Award recipients

Alums, Faculty Recognized with Texas Society of Architects Honor Awards

August 25, 2022
Professor Larry Speck and several SOA alums receive Texas Society of Architects Honor Awards, including John Kirksey (B.Arch '70) who received the Medal for Lifetime Achievement.
Black and white photo of a duplex

Second Edition of The Affordable Housing Reader Explores Key Housing Policy Issues, Debates

August 24, 2022
Associate Professor Elizabeth J. Mueller's new book offers a collection of timely essays that provide context for contemporary housing policy discussions and debates
Three headshots in a row. From left to right, Ria Bravo, Charles Davis, Tyler Swingle

Welcoming New Faculty Members

August 18, 2022
New faculty include Assistant Professor of Interior Design Ria Bravo; tenured Associate Professor and architectural historian Charles L. Davis; and our 2022-24 Emerging Scholar Tyler Swingle
School with Porches and Portals

M.Arch Student Receives Texas Society of Architects' 2022 Studio Award

August 16, 2022
One of only seven projects selected for the prestigious award, the project, "School with Porches and Portals," features layered, extended thresholds, as well as generous fenestration under wide roofs to produce a simultaneous sense of shelter and expansiveness.
Black and white photo of students looking up at a material sample that someone is holding up to an overhead light

Interior Design Program, Materials Lab awarded $60,000 Angelo Donghia Foundation Grant

August 10, 2022
The grant will help overhaul how interior design students learn about materials and materiality, as well as reframe the Materials Lab’s existing collection through the lens of circularity, embodied carbon, health, and social equity.

PRP Now! Maya Shamir // Peterson Rich Office

July 20, 2022
PRP Now! is a series of interviews that highlight a current UTSOA Professional Residency Program student every few weeks.
People gather outside the GreenCore prototype during the Spring 2022 semester final review

GreenCore Studio Designs Modular ADUs to Address Sustainability, Affordability

July 6, 2022
Prototypes integrate water, energy, and waste management systems into an efficient, pre-fabricated kit of parts.
Hand drawn cover of a graphic novel depicting the interior of Penn Station with the text "(AGBANY) and the Birth of the Modern Day Historic Preservation Movement" overlaid on it

MSHP Alum Publishes Graphic Novel

June 28, 2022
“AGBANY: The Birth of the Historic Preservation Movement” tells the story of the demolition of Penn Station