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.
Spring 2023 KU Architecture Lecture Series lineup
The Architecture Lecture Series welcomes architectural and experiential design leaders to illuminate new ideas and inspire purpose-driven design practice. The first event, Feb. 3 at 5pm in The Forum, features architect, scholar, and KU Emeritus Professor Stephen Grabow.
MEDIA ADVISORY: See KU's entry to the Solar Decathlon take shape [Feb. 1]
Wednesday, Feb. 1, the KU team will conduct its first technical visit with the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon® inspectors. This will be an opportunity to meet the students and learn about the unique features planned for their bio-based home.
Read the January 2023 ArcD newsletter
Two administrators appointed to enhance ArcD’s educational and research missions. Design professor Barry Fitzgerald in Los Angeles exhibition. Design Symposium and Architecture Lecture Series lineups. Save the Date: One Day. One KU [Feb.16]. Design Open House [Feb. 21].
ArcD appoints design professor Amy Johnson as Assistant Dean of the School
After a national search, the University of Kansas School of Architecture & Design has appointed Amy Johnson as Assistant Dean of the School. Johnson will lead enrollment management, academic support services, and student experience initiatives.
Jae Chang named Associate Dean for Research, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship
Jae Chang has been appointed Associate Dean for Research, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship. Chang has been instrumental in developing new connections between education, industry, and communities at KU. In this new role, he will lead School-wide engagement initiatives.
Read December 2022 ArcD newsletter
Industrial Design alum Jomo Tariku' profiled on Artnet. Designbuild students complete Pollinator Pavilion in state capital. At Ampersand RadLab, KU students use design as a force for good. Studio Spotlight: first-year design students explore typography in three dimensions.
Senior photography student awarded Spring 2023 Undergraduate Research Award
Grace Dickerson, senior photography student from Overland Park, is among those receiving an Undergraduate Research Award and scholarship funding from the KU Center for Undergraduate Research.
Thom Allen and Nisha Fernando receive grants to develop accessible research opportunities for students
The Research-Intensive Course Grants are part of the overall efforts of the Center for Undergraduate Research to provide accessible research opportunities for KU students.
At Ampersand RadLab, KU students use design as a force for good
Ampersand RadLab, a new student-run KU Visual Communication Design project focused on community engagement, is featured on the Lawrence Times.
Center for Design Research director works to connect education and industry to advance design
KU's Office of Research speaks with ArcD's Center for Design Research director and visual communication design professor Greg Thomas.