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Mobile Collaboratory Gaining Momentum

December 2, 2013
This fall a team that includes associate professors of architecture Shannon Criss and Nils Gore received a $29,000 Tier II Research Grant from the Office of the Provost to build what they call a Mobile Collaboratory for Civic Engagement, or MoCoLab.

Architecture professor named most admired educator

November 25, 2013
America’s Best Architecture & Design Schools recently named Paola Sanguinetti, associate professor and chair of the Department of Architecture, one of its 30 most admired educators for 2014.

House calls could return with CDR project, the WellCar

November 18, 2013
The days of the kindly country doctor making house calls might be long gone, but according to Department of Design professor Gregory Thomas, the day may soon come again when a health care practitioner brings primary care to the doors of rural Kansans.

Studio 804 Begins Construction on The Forum

October 22, 2013
While many University of Kansas students were relaxing over fall break, those enrolled in Studio 804 were hard at work demolishing the Builder’s Yard, a large steel and concrete structure behind Marvin Hall. It’s the first step the class has taken in construction of the Forum, an addition to Marvin the students are designing and will build over the next eight months.


Hallmark Design Symposium - Ramón Coronado and Marshall Rake

October 24, 2013: Public-Library
110 Budig Hall - 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

“A Department of Architecture Exhibition,” KU Art & Design Gallery.

October 6-18
“A Department of Architecture Exhibition,” KU Art & Design Gallery. A “Design Build Culture” exhibit by Architecture Faculty (Dan Rockhill, Chad Kraus, Nils Gore, Bruce Johnson and Paola Sanguinetti).

St. Louis Reception

Dean John Gaunt cordially invites alumni and friends of the School to join him at a St. Louis reception at which he will provide an update on recent developments at the School and KU. Plan on meeting (or reconnecting for some of you) with new Architecture Chair, Paola Sanguinetti.

Open House for Graduate Students interested in Architecture

There will be an Open House on Friday, October 18 from 11:00-1:00, in 216 Marvin Hall, Jury Room for prospective graduate students interested in architecture. For further information and to RSVP, please contact Gera Elliott,

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