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Watch campus presentation by Bjarke Ingels Group project team

March 9 through 10, architects from BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group came to campus to begin working with School and University stakeholders to plan, design, and visualize the future of design education at KU. The team conducted workshops, toured campus, and introduced the project. 

Read the March 2023 ArcD newsletter

Reimagining ArcD facilities with Bjarke Ingels Group. Thank you to our OneDay.OneKU ambassadors and donors! Architecture, Photography and VisCom faculty features. Industrial Design student representing KU in competition. Alum restoring Frank Lloyd Wright Usonian house in Houston.

Visual essay by Tim Hossler, chair of design, captures makeshift home offices in the first days of COVID

With frame after frame of rooms without any people in them (there is an occasional pet), Hossler said the essay is melancholy, at best, in terms of its emotional effect.

KU School of Architecture & Design announces appointment of Bjarke Ingels Group to complete space planning and design

After a decade of increasing enrollment numbers and expanded program offerings, the school is working with Bjarke Ingels Group to transform its facilities to accommodate recent growth and upgrade academic spaces in alignment with KU's 2024 Master Plan.

Architecture professor Kent Spreckelmeyer named a 2023 Icon of Education by Ingram’s Magazine

The Icons of Education award recognizes educators who have demonstrated the exceptional ability to influence students and elevate their academic performance, or whose administrative contributions have enabled teaching staffs to do the same. 

Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) hired for ArcD space planning; public presentation on March 10

BIG is helping ArcD reimagine facilities and visualize the future of design education at KU. Learn about BIG’s approach to design and the work they will be doing for the School on Friday, March 10, 1pm in The Forum, Marvin Hall and livestream.

ArcD Industrial Design students representing KU at Kansas City IDSA competition

University of Kansas Industrial Design students to present work in Kansas City Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) student competition on Sat., March 4, at Dimensional Innovations headquarters in Overland Park.

KU Design Open House featured on The Lawrence Times

“I think my influence largely stems from my upbringing. Growing up in the New York area, I think my first passion was architecture and skyscrapers ... " – senior photography student Tomas Andreas speaking with The Lawrence Times at the KU Design Open House.

Photography professor Elise Kirk's photos featured in The Wall Street Journal

ArcD Photography professor Elise Kirk's photos are featured in this story in The Wall Street Journal about a Kansas town, abandoned grain silos, and one man's idea to bring tourists to the Czech Capital of Kansas.

University announces Fall 2022 Honor Roll

Nearly 300 undergraduate students at the University of Kansas School of Architecture & Design earned honor roll distinction for the fall 2022 semester.

Media Contacts

Dan Rolf
Director, Communications & Hatch Center
School of Architecture & Design