exterior of Marvin Hall

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.



color photograph of Marvin Hall Forum exterior

Friday, May 13, Arc/D Graduation Events Schedule

The KU School of Architecture & Design is excited to recognize our Class of 2022 graduates. Join us for a series of events on Friday, May 13 to celebrate this remarkable group of undergraduate and graduate designers, architects, interior architects, researchers and scholars.
Color photograph of Indiana Street Residence by Studio 804

Public invited to open house May 14 for Studio 804's latest design-build project

Designed and built by KU Studio 804 students to the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED Platinum standards, the home is located on an infill lot in a walkable neighborhood near public transportation, parks, the Kansas River, and the cultural vibrancy of downtown Lawrence. 
Color portrait of Mahbub Rashid

Mahbub Rashid named dean of the KU School of Architecture & Design

Mahbub Rashid has been named dean of the School of Architecture & Design at the University of Kansas. Highly regarded for innovation as a researcher, scholar and educator, Rashid has served as interim dean of the School since 2019.
Color photograph of students smiling, talking on the steps of Watson Library.

Graduating design student Bhroovi Gupta awarded prestigious University Award

“Not only was I honored to be a part of the highly recognized design department at KU, I also had the opportunity to work on multiple projects like KU commencements, orientation and multiple admissions projects with the fantastic Marketing Communications team of the university." - Bhroovi Gupta

Upcoming Events