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Learn about School of Architecture events, lectures, exhibitions, and more!

Upcoming Events

April 20-25

Final Reviews

Click on the link below to view the Final Review schedule!
May 5

2022 End of Year Awards and Show

Join us for our annual celebration of student work.
Georgia Tech student architects at the Ellen DeGeneres Campus of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund

A Local Perspective, Globally Realized

School of Architecture students recently explored one of the world’s rarest ecosystems to study how architecture can simultaneously protect the environment and elevate human community.

As the habitat of the mountain gorillas in Rwanda grows, farmers are being displaced. Georgia Tech student architects met with relocated communities, visited the Ellen DeGeneres Campus of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund, and presented designs for model communities to house the relocated people. 

Recovering History with Digital Design

School of Architecture Assistant Professor Danielle Willkens can do amazing things with digital architecture reconstructions, including taking people back to Selma, Alabama in 1965.
A Georgia Tech team exhibit, which won a People’s Choice Award while on display in the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History recently, will be on display in the School of Architecture. Willkens leads the team of student researchers who created the exhibit.

Group photo of five graduate students

Georgia Tech Team Named 2022 ULI Hines Finalist

A team of five Georgia Tech graduate students is one of four finalist teams in the 20th annual ULI Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition.

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

Shaunitra Wisdom Receives 2021 Diversity Champion Award

Shaunitra Wisdom, academic advisor for the Georgia Tech School of Architecture, was recognized as the 2021 Staff Award Winner at the Diversity Champion Awards. The Diversity Champion Awards recognize members of the faculty, staff, and student body who are advancing the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion within the Georgia Tech community.

Interior of a virtual gallery.

Vernelle A. A. Noel Launches AI Project

Funded through Mozilla’s Creative Media Awards, “Artificial Intelligence + Carnival + Creativity” shows that AI, which has become another source of oppression for historically marginalized communities, can also be harnessed to extend black creativity and joy.

A photo of the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial.

Keith Kaseman Discusses 9/11 Pentagon Memorial Design

We asked Keith Kaseman, assistant professor for the School of Architecture, to reflect on his experiences as a co-designer of the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial. In early 2003, Kaseman and Julie Beckman's design was unanimously selected from more than 1,100 entries from 65 countries. The memorial was dedicated on September 11, 2008.

Photo of Michael Arad in front of National September 11 Memorial.

Architecture Alumnus Reflects On His 9/11 Memorial Design

Michael Arad (M. Arch '99) said he used lessons from School of Architecture professors to guide his design of the 9/11 Memorial and Museum at the World Trade Center site. Twenty years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Arad told Georgia Tech how his design has become a living part of New York City.

Recent News

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. 
A headshot of Vernelle A. A. Noel.

Vernelle A. A. Noel Appointed Assistant Professor

The School of Architecture is proud to announce the appointment of Vernelle A. A. Noel, 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.

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