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2023 Architecture Student Portfolio Awards

A panel representing firms from around the country has chosen the winners of the 2023 University of Kansas Architecture Student Portfolio Awards.

Graduating KU design students showcasing work in Kansas City gallery, May 11

Graduating seniors in Illustration & Animation, Industrial Design, and Visual Communication Design will be showcasing work at The Guild in Kansas City's Crossroads District on Thursday, May 11.

ArcD students present at KU's 2023 Undergraduate Research Symposium, April 17-21

Building research skills happens at all levels of the ArcD educational experience at KU. See how research supports the design process in online presentations by ArcD undergrads at this week's KU Undergraduate Research Symposium.

Designbuild students introduce KU's Solar Decathlon project to the public

Third- and fourth-year students and architecture professor Chad Kraus discuss their Solar Decathlon Build Challenge project in the latest episode of The Lawrence Times TV.

‘Typography as image’ gets results on trailside signs

Students and faculty from the KU School of Architecture & Design and the University of Montana teamed up on an investigation of how to most effectively communicate messages essential to the health of park ecosystems and surrounding communities.

Watch Bjarke Ingels Group presentation to KU leaders, April 14

Architects from Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) will present initial findings on the ArcD space planning and design project to KU leaders and the ArcD Professional Advisory Board on Friday, the 14th of April, from 9-10am CST.

2023 KU Design Week: Interference [April 10-14]

A week of talks, workshops, and networking events. Participation is free and open to all ArcD students, but registration is required. Tickets available April 6, at precisely 12 p.m. and close at 2 a.m. on Sunday, April 9. 

Doctoral student awarded research funding to further future pandemic knowledge

To ensure hospitals can respond to any future pandemic situations, Marzia Chowdhury's research investigates emergency department design.

Alumni News: new book by Tucker Trotter, KU ID grad and ArcD Professional Advisory Board co-chair

From intern to CEO, ArcD Professional Advisory Board co-chair Tucker Trotter applies insights from his professional journey in the book, Go Big or Go Home: 5 Ways to Create a Customer Experience That Will Close the Deal.

MEDIA ADVISORY: View a house powered by renewable energy, meet the KU students who built it on April 15

Area media are invited to view Haven Studio–a zero energy house powered by renewable energy designed and built by KU ArcD architecture students for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Build Challenge competition–on Sat., April 15, in Lawrence.

Media Contacts

Dan Rolf
Director, Communications & Hatch Center
School of Architecture & Design
arcd-news@ku.edu