Final Year Options
Studio 804 - A comprehensive educational opportunity for Graduate students entering the final year of the Master of Architecture program at the University of Kansas School of Architecture & Design. Every year, Studio 804 produces one building with the support of the organization and individuals committed to environmental stewardship that the program is able to continue its service to the community at large.
Students can earn a Certificate for Health & Wellness Architecture and / or pursue a Health + Wellness option for their final year in the Master of Architecture program. A 75 credit (typical) option is crafted to prepare students for professional careers in healthcare and lifecare architecture, or in any building type concerned with the promotion of human wellness (e.g. workplaces, homes, schools).
Public Interest Design
Design has the power to create a more equitable, just, and sustainable future for all people. The Public Interest Design curriculum at KU fosters the development of leadership skills in students who are interested in using their design abilities and knowledge to serve society, in particular clients from underserved communities and nonprofit organizations. Students have the opportunity to engage stakeholders and learn to discern their real needs through collaboration on real projects.
Dotte Agency - A multi-dsciplinary collaborative engaging neighborhoods to shape a built environment in order to improve public health.