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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.

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.

Lawrence Hall drawing
Map Your Future

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

Explore Design

Generating Innovation

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

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.

Social Connections


School of Architecture and Environment Undergraduate Programs Virtual Information Session
School of Architecture and Environment...Oct 2
10:00 a.m.
Part-Time Job Fair
Part-Time Job FairOct 6
10:00 a.m.
School of Architecture and Environment Graduate Programs Virtual Information Session
School of Architecture and Environment Graduate...Oct 7
12:00 p.m.
Fall Career Fair
Fall Career FairOct 22
11:00 a.m.
Public Service and Non-profit Connect
Public Service and Non-profit ConnectNov 12
4:00 p.m.