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Fall 2021

A headshot of Vernelle A. A. Noel.

Assistant Professor: Vernelle A. A. Noel

The School of Architecture is proud to announce the appointment of Vernelle A. A. Noel, Ph.D. as assistant professor.
A headshot of Elisa Dainese

Elisa Dainese Appointed Assistant Professor

The School of Architecture is proud to announce the appointment of Elisa Dainese, Ph.D. as assistant professor. 
EQiA FORUM panel on stage in the Reinsch-Pierce Family Auditorium

Our Commitment to Antiracism

We must take the momentum of this moment and build an anti-racist educational infrastructure.
Photo of Michael Arad in front of National September 11 Memorial.

Michael Arad Reflects On His 9/11 Memorial

A photo of the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial.

Kaseman on 9/11 Memorial Design

Interior of a virtual gallery.

Vernelle A. A. Noel Launches AI Project

Shaunitra Wisdom poses holds her award alongside Archie Ervin and Keona Lewis.

Shaunitra Wisdom: 2021 Diversity Champion

Spring 2021

A black and white headshot of Godfried Augenbroe.

Remembering Godfried Augenbroe

Godfried Augenbroe founded and directed the High Performance Building Lab.
Rendering of The Stockyards by Team Catalyst

Student Finalists in ULI Hines Student Design Comp

Georgia Tech Architecture and Business Students Selected as Finalists in ULI Hines Student Design Competition!
Cover of Architecture for Teens

Architecture for Teens

In her new book, Dr. Danielle Willkens introduces younger audiences to the field of architecture.
Richard Rogers in Arch West

Remembering Richard Rogers

Richard Rogers was the first marketing professor for A/C/E disciplines at Georgia Tech.
Cover of Case Studies in Retrofitting Suburbia

Dunham-Jones Pens New Retrofitting Suburbia Book

Professor Dunham-Jones Continues Retrofitting Suburbia Research with New Book, Case Studies in Retrofitting Suburbia
Featured project by Quynh Pham's Fabricated Homescapes project.

School of Architecture End of Year Show

Browse designs from our undergraduate and graduate studios as well as our courses and electives from 2020-2021

Fall 2020

Rendering of repurposed wind blades

Georgia Tech Team Receives NSF Grant

Team Awarded NSF Partnerships for Innovation Grant to Change the Game for the Afterlife of Wind Turbine Blades
Danielle Wilkens

Faculty Featured in Madame Architect

Madame Architect recently interviewed some familiar faces.
Zorana Matić-Isautier and Lisa Lim's headshots side by side in black and white

Researcher and Alumna Celebrate Healthcare Design

Two of this year’s HDC honorees are School of Architecture alumni with close ties with SimTigrate Design Lab.
Students observing The Veil along the Atlanta BeltLine

EQiA Installation Wins AIA Georgia Award

The Veil installation designed by members of the GT EQiA student organization won in the 2020 AIA Georgia Design Awards
Rendering of a group of protestors in front of a projection that reads "New Justice, New Peace" by Will Reynolds

Student Wins Hip Hop + Architecture Competition

Will Reynolds and Breanna Rhoden examined issues of social injustice in their studio projects.
Two students on separate benches, wearing masks, and talking to one another

Return to Campus Plan

This is a compilation of resources as we prepare to return to campus for the fall semester.
Large group meeting around a conference room table in the SimTigrate Design Lab

Cognitive Empowerment Program Request for Proposal

You are invited to submit seed grant pre-proposals to the Cognitive Empowerment Program.
Panel of faculty, students, and guests on stage in the Reinsch-Pierce Family Auditorium at the Equity in Architecture Forum.

Our Commitment to Antiracism

We must take the momentum of this moment and build an anti-racist educational infrastructure.

Spring 2020

Fried Augenbroe headshot

Augenbroe Awarded Professor Emeritus Status

The School is excited to announce Professor Augenbroe’s status as Professor Emeritus.
Scott Marble headshot

School Chair Selected to FAIA's Class of 2020

This year, Scott Marble joined the ranks of the AIA College of Fellows.
Mark Cottle, Ellen Dunham-Jones, Russell Gentry, and Tarek Rakha's headshots

Architecture Faculty Awards

Each year the Georgia Tech Center for Teaching and Learning awards faculty for their teaching excellence.
View of door handles from the side edge of the door

Design and Space Syntax Studio Digital Publication

The second edition of the Design and Space Syntax Studio is now available for digital download.
Alumnus Elaheh Demirchelie looks at fabric and images of dresses hanging on a wall

Alumni Collaborate on Sustainable Fashion Brand

Alumnus Elaheh Demirchelie is leading the future of fashion design.
Maimi railway station rendering by Team ETS.

Students Receive Honorable Mention

Two interdisciplinary teams receive honorable mention in ULI Hines Student Competition
Cover of book that reads, "George Barnett Johnston, Assembling the Architect: The History and Theory of Professional Practice"

New Book by Professor George B. Johnston

Professor George Johnston Explores History and Theory of Architectural Practice
Urban Systems Design: Creating Sustainable Smart Cities in the Internet of Things Era by Yoshiki Yamagata & Perry P.J. Yang book cover

Perry Yang Releases New Book

How do we integrate urban design, systems science, and data analytics in the context of the smart city movement?

Fall 2019

Photo from the interior of the Neutra VDL Research House in Los Angeles with Cottle's green and blue Installation on the wall from his THE COST OF MONEY exhibition.

Mark Cottle's THE COST OF MONEY in LA

Mark Cottle served as the 2019 Artist in Residence at the Neutra VDL Research House in Silver Lake, Los Angeles.
James Cramer headshot.

James Cramer Wins Christian Petersen Design Award

The Christian Petersen Design Award is a prestigious award presented by Iowa State University.
Yasser El Masri, Tarek Rakha, and Eleanna Panagoulia fly a drone in the Hinman Courtyard.

HPBL Receives DOE Award

High Performance Building program awarded $1.4 million by U.S. Department of Energy to develop building envelope diagnostics
First place project in the ACSA Here+Now Competition of a hotel for fishermen in Iceland.

Students Win First Prize

Master of Architecture Students took home first prize in the ACSA Here+Now: A House for the 21st Century Competition.
Master of Architecture students Michael Koliner and Clay Kiningham in Barcelona at the Architecture MasterPrize Award Ceremony.

Six Architecture Students Win MasterPrize Awards

Six School of Architecture students received AMP awards in multiple categories
Michael Koliner, Jonathan Dessi-Olive, and Jim Case stand in front of an inflatable structure at the IASS Conference in Barcelona.

Georgia Tech Teams Present at IASS Form & Force

Two teams from Georgia Tech participated in the 2019 Form & Force Conference in Barcelona, Spain.
Debora Mesa headshot

Ensamble Studio Wins Prestigious Award

Ensamble Studio Wins Royal Institute of British Architects Charles Jencks Award
Students present their ULI Hines projects for their peers and professionals in the Cohen Gallery.

MSUD is now STEM-Designated

The Master of Science in Urban Design is officially designated as a STEM-accredited degree program by the Board of Regents.

Summer 2019

W. Jude LeBlanc headshot

W. Jude LeBlanc Discussing Notre-Dame de Paris

LeBlanc shares his knowledge about Notre-Dame de Paris and his hopes for its future.
Ellen Dunham-Jones headshot

Ellen Dunham-Jones Interviewed by Wired Magazine

Tune in to Dunham-Jones' interview with Wired Magazine as they discuss dying malls and their connection to Stranger Things.
John Peponis accepts an honorary doctorate at the University of Thessaly.

John Peponis Receives Honorary Doctorate

Peponis was presented with an honorary doctorate degree at the University of Thessaly.

Spring 2019

The Architecture Firm, BLDGS, as they receive their AIA Georgia Firm of the Year Award.

Students and Faculty Receive AIA Georgia Honors

AIA Georgia Design Awards recognized the top architectural projects by practitioners and students in Georgia.
Immersion project by Phuong Karen Tran, which represents a sanctuary arising from darkness, light, and human emotions.

Student Receives Merit Award for Lyceum Fellowship

Merit Award Presented to Rising Bachelor of Science in Architecture Senior
Joel Jassu presents his final review project in the Hinman Research Building.

Turning Their Tassels: Joel Jassu

Joel shares his story about what brought him to Georgia Tech and how he plans to use his degree in architecture.
Christopher Tromp and Noah Sannes with their winning check at the Capstone Design Competition.

Architecture Students in Capstone Expo

Architecture Junior and Senior Studios Participate in Institute-Wide Capstone Design Expo.
Bar graph, almost representing soundwaves, with city plans filling in each bar with the Redesigning Cities: The Speedwell Foundation Talks at Georgia Tech text and the Georgia Tech logo.

Redesigning Cities Podcast Launches

Podcast Series on Redesigning Cities Officially Launches
Student team from Georgia Tech standing in front of the NREL sign after the Department of Energy's Solar Decathalon in Colorado.

Team Wins Prize in the DOE New Solar Decathalon

A team from Georgia Tech won the net-zero energy, urban single-family home category.
Group photo in front of the John and Joyce Caddell Building featuring all participants in the 2019 SimAUD Conference.

SimAUD 2019

The Georgia Tech School of Architecture was host to the 2019 SimAUD Conference.

Fall 2018

The Nimbus sculpture by Tristan Al-Haddad with Formations Studio in Downtown Minneapolis, photo provided by Tristan Al-Haddad

Nimbus Seemingly Defies Gravity in Minneapolis

The Nimbus sculpture in Downtown Minneapolis is located across the street from the Central Library
Exterior rendering of the The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

Marble Fairbanks Wins 2018 Best of Design Award

Marble Fairbanks Wins Award in the Architect's Newspaper 2018 Best of Design Competition.
Barbara and President George H.W. Bush with James Cramer.

James Cramer Shares President Bush Design Impact

James Cramer Reflects on George H.W. Bush’s Impact on Universal Design
Group photo including Keith Kaseman, Jonathan Dessi-Olive, Dani Marquez, and Joel Jassu on a beach.

Students Participate in Lake Victoria Challenge

Keith Kaseman, Jonathan Dessi-Olive, Dani Marquez, and Joel Jassu traveled to Tanzania for the Lake Victoria Challenge

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