ARCH 1010: Introduction to Design

This course provides a studio design foundation for aspiring designers, architects, landscape architects, urban designers, and product designers to pursue their creative aspirations and positively impact society through design.

Left: Gordon Matta Clark precedent study; Right: Arielle Bennett Move Memorial, Fall '22
Fall 2023 Course Offering

Architecture in the University

The study of architecture is focused around a core of sequential design studios.

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Architecture in the Community

The study of architecture engages the local community beyond the campus.

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Team Accra

Architecture in the World

The study of architecture extends beyond the local community into the world.

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Mission Statement

The mission of the undergraduate program in architecture is to develop analytical thinking and creative making within the discipline of architecture in the context of a general liberal arts and sciences curriculum.


Glenstone Museum, Potomac, Maryland

ARCHtank Field Trip

Art + Architecture+ Landscape

The Glenstone Museum exhibits post-World War II artworks that trace the historical currents of the 20th and 21st centuries. These works of art are presented in a series of indoor…

From Composites to Robotics

Andrew Wit
- | 215 Addams Hall

Andrew Wit: Redefining the contemporary built environment through the integration of materials such as carbon fiber-reinforced polymers with collaborative machines for robotic production.

Studio Joseph

- | 203 Addams Hall

Wendy Evans Joseph: Interdisciplinary design of immersive environments for shared learning in museum design and exhibition installations.