Juana Salcedo and three other scholars sit on stage in yellow chairs in front of a projection screen.

Longhorns at FILUNI Address Environmental, Journalistic, Architectural Possibilities

October 2, 2023
Texas Global looks at several School of Architecture panels from the FILUNI Book Fair & Conference earlier this fall, including conversations with Benjamin Ibarra-Sevilla, Juana Salcedo, Kory Bieg, Ria Bravo, and Clay Odom.
Black and white headshot of Martin Haettasch

Q&A with Assistant Professor Martin Hättasch

September 28, 2023
To celebrate his appointment as Assistant Professor, we caught up with Martin Hättasch to learn more about his research, interests, and upcoming symposium, "Radical Middle Grounds: New Agendas for Medium-Density Housing."
Black and white floorplan, designed to be read by someone who is blind with raised ink and braille

If buildings were invisible, what of architecture would remain?

September 26, 2023
A recent studio taught by alumni Claire Townley and T. Andrew Stone investigates architecture from the perspective of those who cannot see it.
Macinnis Kraus PRP graphic

MacInnis Kraus // Studio Luck

September 25, 2023
PRP Now! is a series of interviews that highlight a current UTSOA Professional Residency Program student every few weeks.
A doctor engaging with a little girl using an inhaler

Researchers Work to Pinpoint Precise Sources of Austin Asthma Disparities

September 15, 2023
Professor Elizabeth Mueller is part of a multidisciplinary team of researchers from across campus, including Dell Medical School and the Steve Hicks School of Social Work, studying how and why local environments influence health, specifically disparities in asthma rates.
Austin's skyline seen from the Lady Bird Boardwalk on a beautiful day with clouds

Austin's Power Couple

September 13, 2023
Planet Texas 2050 highlights ways they've been able to collaborate with the City of Austin on important climate resilience work, including Assistant Professor Katherine Lieberknecht's efforts in support of the Resilience Hub Networks.
Wide angle view of the Multispecies Lounge project in front of buildings in Toronto

Multispecies Lounge On Display in Toronto

September 11, 2023
Associate Professor Nerea Feliz designed, in collaboration with Joyce Hwang, a series of urban furnishings for The Bentway that invite interspecies encounters with urban wildlife.
A group of people standing in front of the LBJ School of Public Affairs putting up the "hook em" sign with UT's mascot laying on the ground in front of them.

Project to Tackle Effects of Extreme Climate Unveiled by Doggett, UT and City of Austin

September 7, 2023
Associate Professor Junfeng Jiao is part of a federally funded research project with the City of Austin to better understand the impact of extreme climate shifts on Texas communities and their infrastructure
Steven A. Moore in a black turtleneck and clear glasses looking at the camera while standing in front of a wall of papers

In Memoriam: Steven A. Moore, Ph.D.

September 5, 2023
Steven A. Moore, Bartlett Cocke Regents Professor Emeritus of Architecture, passed away peacefully on August 22, 2023, after suffering a stroke while visiting friends in New Hampshire.
View of the UT Tower in front of bright blue skies and buttery clouds

The Tower’s Beloved History and Renewed Future

September 1, 2023
Professor Larry Speck spoke with The Alcalde about the history and architectural significance of the UT Tower ahead of its upcoming renovation.
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.
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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.