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A unique academic ecosystem, the College of Design comprises not only creative practitioners—artists, architects, and designers—but also social scientists, humanities scholars, engineers, economists, biologists, planners, and policy makers. Using diverse methods, we are engaging critical questions and tackling complex problems.


Lawrence Hall drawing
Map Your Future

Explore the College of Design to discover what makes our places, people, and programs so special.

Explore Design

Whether creating in the studio, doing fieldwork and internships or studying objects at the museum, College of Design students are learning hands on and working directly with faculty.


Deep and Diverse Questions of Environment

Check out some of our work on and with the environment. 


Public Engagement is Central to Our Practices

Whether through cultural experiences, innovative problem solving, or shaping the built environment, our work directly impacts people. Our College is full of stories about having an impact in our communities. 

Generating Innovation

See some of the diverse forms innovation takes in our work.

Social Connections



Jomar Statkun Artist Talk
Jomar Statkun Artist TalkMay 28
1:00 p.m.
CFAR Live: Inside with Jessica Jackson Hutchins
CFAR Live: Inside with Jessica Jackson HutchinsMay 29
12:00 p.m.