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.
Firm co-founded by architecture professor Andrew Moddrell receives 2022–2023 Miller Prize
PORT–the public realm design and planning consultancy co-founded by KU architecture professor Andrew Moddrell–will design a site-responsive installation that will be displayed in one of the country’s most iconic sites for Modern architecture next August.
KU Photography program hosting free workshop for high school students
The Photography program at the University of Kansas School of Architecture & Design is hosting a free one-day photography workshop for high school students on KU’s campus in Lawrence. Students have the option of attending the workshop on either Saturday, Oct. 29, or Sunday, Oct. 30.
KU design students recognized at AIGA-Kansas City awards celebration
Visual Communication Design students from the University of Kansas School of Architecture & Design won a total of eight awards at the 2022 AIGA Kansas City Design Awards & Celebration held Thursday, Sept. 29, at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art.
Learn how to support KU in the 2023 Solar Decathlon
A team of students in Chad Kraus’s Dirt Works Studio has advanced to the build phase of the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2023 Solar Decathlon Build Challenge. The students have launched a campaign through KU Endowment’s LaunchKU crowdfunding platform to help fund the project.
Book talk and women in STEM panel discussion, Sept. 29 at 3:30pm
This Architecture Lecture Series special event features a book talk with construction management professional and author Dianne Lee followed by a panel discussion moderated by architecture chair Hui Cai.
New study abroad funding program established in honor of architecture alumnus Richard Peters
Students in the University of Kansas School of Architecture & Design may now benefit from a fund that’s been established to help them study abroad.
Human-centered design guides new interior architecture professor Mohammad Dastmalchi's teaching and research
Dastmalchi has collaborated with interdisciplinary teams of different sizes to design and build commercial and educational projects. His research focuses on collaborative design thinking and how emerging technologies like Virtual Reality (VR) can influence design communication and process.
Week of KU Homecoming activities begins September 26
The University of Kansas will host its 110th Homecoming Sept. 26-Oct. 1. The week will feature a variety of events for alumni and students, culminating in the KU football game against Iowa State at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, in David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium.
Read the September 2022 KU ArcD newsletter
New school year. New way to connect with KU ArcD. Each month, see highlights from the Jayhawk architecture and design community. And as always, check our website and follow us on social media for a complete look at news, events, and ways to stay in touch.
Healthcare design expert Herminia Machry joins KU interior architecture faculty
In the past 18 years, Machry worked as a design practitioner on several healthcare facility projects. She focuses her research on improving design to ensure better safety, engagement, and cognition outcomes within healthcare environments.