PRP Now

PRP Now! Amir Mirza // Diller Scofidio + Renfro

May 23, 2022
PRP Now! is a series of interviews that highlight a current UTSOA Professional Residency Program student every few weeks.
ACCC American YouthWorks participants pose in the Goldsmith Courtyard wearing masks

Planning Photovoice Exhibit Investigates Equitable Green Job Pathways in Austin

May 18, 2022
Working at the intersection of climate action and economic justice, students were tasked with investigating the extent to which the ACCC program supports its participants to pursue green job pathways.
PRP Now

PRP Now! Katharine Glasheen // Gensler

May 11, 2022
PRP Now! is a series of interviews that highlight a current UTSOA Professional Residency Program student every few weeks.
Final Reviews in the West Mall Building

Spring 2022 Final Reviews

April 27, 2022
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Students pose with Kelly Wearstler on the 5th floor of the West Mall Building

Designer Kelly Wearstler Mentors and Supports UTSOA Interior Design Students

April 20, 2022
The Kelly Wearstler Endowed Fund for Design Students will create new opportunities for students to expand their global perspective, seek new opportunities in the industry, and better prepare them for their careers.
Shadows from large oak trees are seen on the ground in front of Sutton Hall

Celebrate Earth Day 2022

April 19, 2022
This Earth Day, we’ve rounded up a sampling of scholarship and resources from across the School of Architecture that not only explores our relationship to Earth and the built environment but also how we can help build a better future for our planet.
First page spread of Landscape Architecture Magazine's story about the Green New Deal Superstudio

Hansen’s GND Superstudio Profiled in Landscape Architecture Magazine

April 14, 2022
Among the hundreds of studios addressing the topic, Assistant Professor Maggie Hansen’s Spring 2021 studio “Prairie Time: Growing Dallas’ Green Quilt” was one of only three studios covered in-depth by the article.
Student team giving the "Hook 'em Horns" hand signal

Students Win National Urban Design Competition

April 11, 2022
The team advanced from an initial round of 93 applications from more than 50 universities, and placed ahead of three other finalist teams from Harvard University, a joint team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University, and one from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Group photo of UTSOA's Metropolis Future 100 in front of the ODNA wall

Five Interior Design Students Named to Metropolis’ Future 100

April 7, 2022
Only 50 interior design students were selected for the exclusive list out of nearly 300 submissions from schools across the United States and Canada
External rendering of the Texas Rowing Center project

M. Arch Student Receives AIA Fort Worth Honor Award

April 7, 2022
Given annually, the AIA Fort Worth Excellence in Design Awards recognize outstanding work by students of the 8 accredited architecture schools of Texas.
Highland Park Residence

Alterstudio Projects Recognized with AIA Housing Awards

April 5, 2022
Presented by the AIA Housing and Community Development Knowledge Community, AIA’s Housing Awards emphasize the importance of good housing as a necessity of life, a sanctuary for the human spirit, and a valuable national resource.
Moments of Connection, Fragile Future

New Gift Supports Craft and Artisanship in Interior Environments

March 23, 2022
The Emily Summers Fund for Craft & Artisanship in Interior Design will bring in recognized leaders and emerging voices in the fields of applied arts and design to explore craft, making, and fabrication as areas with profound potential for innovation.
What Starts Here Capital Campaign Kick Off Reception

School Sets $30M Campaign Goal to Support Students, Faculty, Research, Facilities

March 15, 2022
As we look to the next 100 years and address complex challenges, our work in the disciplines of the built environment will be key in providing solutions. With the generous and strategic support of the School of Architecture’s alumni, friends, and supporters, we can achieve this vision and build a better future for Texas and beyond.
ADU alley flat initiative

Three Planning Faculty Awarded Faculty Innovation Grants Focused on Affordable Housing

March 14, 2022
By focusing the university’s resources on acute societal challenges like housing affordability, faculty expertise can be leveraged to help ameliorate some of these issues. To this end, three Community & Regional Planning faculty members will each receive $25,000 to support their research proposals.
What are megaregions graphic

CM2 Researchers Launch New Book Exploring Megaregions

March 1, 2022
Megaregions and America’s Future aims to encapsulate the work of the CM2 Center by offering a look at the history of the megaregion as well as a menu of policy options for how to take advantage of it.
Black and white headshots of John Blood and Keith Simon

Two Faculty Elevated to AIA College of Fellows

February 25, 2022
As long-time members of our faculty, John Blood and Keith Simon have left a lasting impact on the University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture, and on the lives of the many students they have served during their time here.
John Chase Enrolls at UT in 1950

Gift Honors Architect John S. Chase, Aims to Increase Diversity in the Field

February 24, 2022
The $1 million donation committed by Chase and his wife Dr. Dina Alsowayel will create two new permanent endowments: The John S. Chase Family Endowed Graduate Fellowship and The John S. Chase Family Endowed Professorship in Architecture
The Stack Site Plan

Student Team Advances to ULI Competition Finals

February 23, 2022
Now in its 20th year, the annual ULI Hines Competition offers graduate students the opportunity to form their own multidisciplinary teams and engage in a challenging exercise in responsible land use.