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.
PRP Now Tile block for Christine Garner

Christine Garner // Weiss/Manfredi

May 17, 2023
PRP Now! is a series of interviews that highlight a current UTSOA Professional Residency Program student every few weeks.
Gulf Coast Design Lab project in Lufkin, Texas

Gulf Coast DesignLab in Lufkin, Texas

May 9, 2023
Working with the Temple Foundation, students designed and built an outdoor pavilion in deep East Texas to serve as an environmental education center within the Boggy Slough Conservation Area.
Fireworks at the university's commencement ceremony

Congratulations to the Class of 2023

May 4, 2023
Celebrating the accomplishments of the School of Architecture's graduating class as they embark on their next adventure. What starts here changes the world!
Photo grid of projects that received Texas Society of Architects' 2023 Design Awards

Texas Society of Architects 2023 Design Award Winners

April 28, 2023
Projects completed by School of Architecture faculty Kevin Alter and Juan Miro's professional practices, Alterstudio and Miro Rivera Architects, received 2023 Design Awards from the Texas Society of Architects.
Four Metropolis Future100 winners posing together outside the School of Architecture's Goldsmith Hall

Four Interior Design Students Selected for Metropolis Future100

April 26, 2023
For the third year in a row, interior design students from the UT School of Architecture have been named to Metropolis Magazine’s Future100, which recognizes the top graduating architecture and interior design students in North America.
UT Tower reflected in the Turtle Pond

Celebrate Earth Day 2023

April 20, 2023
A sampling of work from across the School of Architecture related to sustainability, our impact on the Earth, and how our disciplines can help build a better future.
A messy studio in Goldsmith Hall

Texas Architectural Foundation Scholarship Recipients Named

April 13, 2023
Nine architecture students received 10 scholarships this year from the Texas Architectural Foundation.
Everett Fly on-site at the Texas State Capitol as landscape architect in charge of the Texas Capitol Extension Project in 1992.

Alumnus and Landscape Architect Everett Fly named 2023 School of Architecture Commencement Speaker

April 11, 2023
Fly’s career-long study of the origins and evolution of places and landmarks designed and built by Black Americans has resulted in the documentation of more than 1,200 Black settlements, burial sites, gardens, streets, and agricultural landscapes around the country