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The KU School of Architecture & Design (Arc/D)

Arc/D academic programs, studios, and research centers are driven to meet challenges through relentless creativity and solutions-based design.

Immerse yourself in a creative studio culture and make real work that has real impact while enjoying a one-of-a-kind college experience at KU.

Aspiring architects, designers, creatives, and multidisciplinary leaders form an inclusive community inspired to create what has never been seen and discover solutions the world needs.



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Studio Spotlight: interdisciplinary studio examines the relationship between humanity, food, and nature

During the 2022 spring semester, Architecture, Industrial Design, and Visual Communication Design students took expeditions into the culture of food, craft, production, and communication in new interdisciplinary studio.
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Celebrating Juneteenth, from the KU Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging

The KU Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging has created an online hub for information about Juneteenth events in Lawrence and Kansas City, and historical resources about this annual commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States.
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Announcing KU ArcD Alumni Award winners

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas School of Architecture & Design has announced the recipients of the 2021 KU Architecture & Design Alumni Awards.
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Advertising professional organization awards scholarships to KU design students

Visual Communication Design students Isaac De La Rosa, Tim Do, Abigail Miles and Ethan Schreiber were awarded American Advertising Federation of Kansas City Foundation scholarships for the 2022-23 academic year.

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