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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
Kory Bieg Midjourney Camouflage series

Text-to-image generators & the future of AI in design

August 17, 2022
designboom speaks with Associate Professor Kory Bieg about the impact text-to-image AI generations might have on the future of architecture and design.
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.
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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.
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Architects Respond to IPCC’s Findings

August 8, 2022
After the latest report on climate change issued by the United Nations, Dean Michelle Addington and other architects weigh in on next steps for The Architect's Newspaper.

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.
Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center rendering

The desire of a building, and a community

July 5, 2022
Sightlines Magazine covers Miro Rivera Architect's redesign of the Mexican American Cultural Center and interviews him about how to design public spaces for an endemic/pandemic world.
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
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Call for Papers | CROSSROADS: Uncovering the Histories of the Built Environment in the Americas and the Global South

June 9, 2022
On February 17 and 18, 2023, the Ph.D. students of the University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture will host CROSSROADS, a symposium that invites critical discussion with respect to broadening the limits of authorized narratives in the canon.
Igor Siddiqui Headshot

Siddiqui Receives IIDA Educator of the Year Award

June 2, 2022
Awarded annually, IIDA’s Educator of the Year Award recognizes and celebrates a full-time design educator for outstanding accomplishments and a commitment to interior design education. IIDA will recognize Siddiqui during the organization’s annual meeting

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! 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.