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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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KU's Dotte Agency co-founder discusses wind power and community in KC Star op-ed

Matt Kleinmann discusses how engaging communities can help solve complex issues, such as climate change, in an op-ed for the Kansas City Star. 
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Class of 2022 Post-Graduation Survey

Our 2022 post-graduation activities survey is live! This anonymous survey only takes a few minutes, and will help current students and faculty for years to come.
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KU Architecture students awarded AIA-St. Louis scholarships

LAWRENCE — Eleven University of Kansas School of Architecture & Design students have received scholarships from the American Institute of Architects’ St. Louis chapter. 
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Interior Architecture program director Nisha Fernando receives 2022 EDRA Service Award

LAWRENCE — Nisha Fernando, associate professor and director of interior architecture at the University of Kansas School of Architecture & Design, is the recipient of the 2022 Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA) service award.

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