The Stack

UT Austin team wins the 2022 ULI Gerald Hines Student Competition with an urban development plan for Oakland

April 15, 2022
Archinect highlights the school's 2022 national Urban Land Institute Gerald Hines winning team.
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.
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.
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
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.
Black and white photo of the Gold Dollar Building

One of Austin’s first Black communities has largely been erased. This building tells its tale.

March 3, 2022
The Texas Standard speaks with Dr. Tara Dudley about Austin's Wheatville freedmen community and The Gold Dollar Building in West Campus.
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.
John Chase Enrolls at UT in 1950

$1 million donated to UT Austin School of Architecture honoring John S. Chase, their first Black graduate

February 28, 2022
Archinect highlights the Chase family's gift to the school to create two new permanent endowments to to increase diversity and representation in the field.
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 and his two sons stand in front of their Houston home in the early 1960s

Houston businessman donates $1 million to UT in honor of his father, the state’s first Black architect

February 24, 2022
The Houston Chronicle covers the announcement of John Chase's family's $1M donation to the school.
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.
Tara Dudley standing in a cemetery talking animatedly

Q&A with Dr. Tara Dudley

February 22, 2022
To celebrate Dr. Tara Dudley's appointment as a full-time faculty member, we sat down with her to discuss her background and professional trajectory and learn more about her current and future research projects
PRP Now Tile block for Ramsey Robinson

PRP Now! Ramsey Robinson // Architecture Studio

February 20, 2022
PRP Now! is a series of interviews that highlight a current UTSOA Professional Residency Program student every few weeks.