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The KU School of Architecture & Design (ArcD)

ArcD 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.



Dirt Works Studio to introduce mass timber home on Saturday, May 11, 12-4 p.m.

The KU academic design-build studio, Dirt Works Studio, will unveil a new mass timber home designed and built by third-year architecture students. The open house event will take place on Saturday, May 11, 12:00 -4:00 p.m.

Public invited to tour Studio 804’s 2024 design-build project on Saturday, May 11

Studio 804, the award-winning graduate design-build studio at the University of Kansas, will reveal its third energy-efficient home built in Lawrence’s historic Pinkney Neighborhood on Saturday, May 11, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Class of 2024 graduation event details

On Friday, May 10, the KU School of Architecture & Design will host three events to recognize our 2024 graduates. KU’s university-wide Commencement ceremony on the Hill will take place on Sunday, May 12.

BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group unveils new light-filled studio building for the KU School of Architecture & Design

BIG, in collaboration with BNIM and the University of Kansas School of Architecture & Design, has envisioned a hub for learning and collaborative discovery in the heart of the historic KU campus.

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