Two photos merged together. On the left, students pose in front of a national forest sign. On the right, students speaking with forest representatives in hard hats.

Time for Timber: Exploring the Forest and the Built Environment

August 31, 2023
Taught by 2022-24 Emerging Scholar Tyler Swingle, the studio received an honorable mention in the 2023 Timber Education Prize, recognizing excellence in teaching about wood as an architectural material and building resource.
Fall 2023 Lecture Series Poster

Fall 2023 Public Programming

August 28, 2023
Starting September 11 and continuing throughout the semester, speakers representing a broad cross-section of cultural practices will present lectures exploring topics vital to the study and practice of architecture, design, and the built environment
UNAM Campus

Exploring the Architecture of the Americas at FILUNI 2023

August 21, 2023
Several School of Architecture faculty will participate in a multinational book fair and conference at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, expanding the school’s relationships and highlighting faculty expertise in the region
Liz Mueller sitting in front of a wall of maps and papers with a child in the chair next to her

Q&A with Elizabeth Mueller

August 18, 2023
To celebrate Elizabeth Mueller's recent promotion to full Professor, we caught up with her to learn more about her background, research, and her views on issues within the field of planning and in Austin.
Four black and white new faculty headshots in a row

New and Visiting Faculty Join UTSOA

August 10, 2023
Meet new and visiting faculty joining the school this fall including Patrick Danahy, Dora Epstein Jones, and Liang Wang, as well as long-time lecturer Martin Haettasch, now a tenure-track Assistant Professor.
Design futures student participants standing in a grassy field

2023 Design Futures Student Leadership Forum

August 1, 2023
We caught up with the School of Architecture students who participated in the 2023 Design Futures Forum earlier this summer about what they learned and what they hope to bring back to their work and the school.
A Second Home Rendering

Undergraduate Student Thesis Receives Texas Society of Architects Studio Award

July 28, 2023
The project, “A Second Home: Reimagining Chinatown” by Sara Tin-U investigates the meaning of Chinatowns for the Chinese diaspora, and expands the Chinatown typology by hybridizing traditional and modern aspects of Chinese architecture
Exterior of a house in Louisiana with colorful triangles painted on the facade

Graham Foundation Awards Funding for Spring 2024 Exhibition

July 25, 2023
Curated by Associate Professor Charles L. Davis II, the exhibition “The Black Home as Public Art” will investigate artist-led interventions into the Black home that provide a new model of architectural practice.
Landscape architecture students drawing as they look out over a water feature in Austin, Texas

Landscape Architecture Designated a STEM Discipline

July 20, 2023
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s designation of landscape architecture as a STEM discipline recognizes the high degree of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics inherent in the education and practice of landscape architecture.
Interior design students gather in a dark red-lit room with Jorge Pardo to display their illuminated creations

Students Explore Craft and Plurality with Artist Jorge Pardo

July 17, 2023
Pardo engaged interior design students in a hands-on workshop exploring the MacArthur Fellow’s approach to craft and his perspective on the relationship between fine art, design, and architecture.
Andrew Lesmes' project rendering

MLA Students Receive Texas ASLA Awards

July 10, 2023
Projects by Franny Kyle and Andrew Lesmes explore how carbon farming can transform the design and planning of the urban realm while also creating a more equitable and resilient city.
Allison Brooks Headshot

Alumna Allison Brooks Gives Back

July 7, 2023
Reflecting on the impact of Professor Larry Doll and the school's multidisciplinary perspective on her career, the founder of B2 Architecture + Design gives back through a Texas Challenge scholarship.
Downtown Austin skyline seen through the trees along Lady Bird Lake

Community and Regional Planning Program Ranks Ninth in Planetizen’s Guide to Urban Planning Programs

June 26, 2023
The only comprehensive ranking of graduate planning programs, Planetizen’s ranking is a testament to the program’s commitment to preparing the next generation of planners to change the world.
A student working on her experimental furniture piece in Jonathon Anderson's studio

Making as a Form of Critical Thinking

June 22, 2023
Interior design students embrace failure and digital technologies in visiting professor Jonathon Anderson’s Spring 2023 advanced studio.
Heather Woofter Headshot

Heather Woofter Named Dean

June 14, 2023
Woofter currently serves as director of the College of Architecture and the Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Her appointment will begin Aug. 15.
CM2 Summer Forum participants posing for a group photo with the Texas State Capitol in the background

CM2 Center Hosts 2023 Summer Forum

May 31, 2023
Partners from the University of Pennsylvania, Texas Southern, Louisiana State University, and others joined us for two days of research presentations, program updates, and discussions about the future of the Tier 1 University Transportation Center.
Snøhetta's petals at The Blanton Museum of Art seen during a sunny day

Blanton New Grounds Project Opens

May 22, 2023
Designed by School of Architecture alums Craig Dykers, Elaine Molinar, and John Newman of Snøhetta, the redesign enhances the museum experience while serving as a gateway between campus and the city.
Longhorn 100 group shot

Two Alums Named to Texas Exes’ Longhorn 100

May 19, 2023
Allison Brooks (B.Arch '00) and Michael Hsu (B.Arch '93) own two of the fastest-growing Longhorn-led businesses in the world.