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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.

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Map Your Future

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.

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.

News

Stay up to date with the latest research and happenings in the College of Design.


Social Connections


Events

School of Architecture and Environment Graduate Programs Virtual Information Session
Dec3
School of Architecture and Environment Graduate...Dec 3
9:30 a.m.
Graduate Info Session: Planning, Public Policy and Management (PPPM)
Dec4
Graduate Info Session: Planning, Public Policy...Dec 4
12:00 p.m.
School of Architecture and Environment Undergraduate Programs Virtual Information Session
Dec7
School of Architecture and Environment...Dec 7
12:00 p.m.
Precarious People's Party: Think & Feel Tank
Dec12
Precarious People's Party: Think & Feel TankDec 12
2:00 p.m.
Planning, Public Policy and Management (PPPM) Graduate Info Session
Jan6
Planning, Public Policy and Management (PPPM)...Jan 6
12:00 p.m.
Fred H. C. Liang: “Convergence”
Jan14
Fred H. C. Liang: “Convergence”Jan 14
4:00 p.m.
Diana Guerrero-Maciá: “An Unpainted Picture”
Jan28
Diana Guerrero-Maciá: “An Unpainted Picture”Jan 28
4:00 p.m.
Mario Ybarra Jr.: “I Did It for Revenge!”
Jan28
Mario Ybarra Jr.: “I Did It for Revenge!”Jan 28
4:00 p.m.
Jillian Mayer: “Time To Chill”
Feb4
Jillian Mayer: “Time To Chill”Feb 4
4:00 p.m.
Laura Fritz: “Mechanisms of Uncertainty”
Feb11
Laura Fritz: “Mechanisms of Uncertainty”Feb 11
2:00 p.m.
Exceptional: How US Laws Shape American Industrial Design
Feb17
Exceptional: How US Laws Shape American...Feb 17
5:30 p.m.