The School of Architecture embraces Georgia Tech’s strategic vision of “Designing the Future” by joining with those across the Institute in multi-disciplinary research and instructional efforts. Our common aim and purpose is to shape and support built environments both enabling and enriching of human experience, ones expressive of the present and responsive to future needs.

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  • Light in the Public Realm 

    Carpenter, James (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-02-15)
    At the intersection of art, engineering and architecture "Light in the Public Realm" will explore James Carpenter's focus upon the phenomenological qualities of light as a central organizing principle of the public realm. ...
  • Multiple Agendas 

    Mayne, Thom (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-02-17)
    Thom Mayne founded Morphosis in 1972 as a collective architectural practice engaged in crossdisciplinary research and design; today, the firm is based in Los Angeles, New York, and Shanghai, with projects built world-wide. ...
  • Buildings and Almost Buildings 

    Bunge, Eric (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-02-03)
    Principals Eric Bunge and Mimi Hoang founded nARCHITECTS in 1999 with the aim of addressing contemporary issues in architecture through conceptually driven, socially engaging and technologically innovative work. The ...
  • An Urban Experiment - WXY Recent Work 

    Weisz, Claire (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-01-27)
    Claire Weisz is an architect, an urbanist, and a founding principal of WXY. With her partners Mark Yoes, Layng Pew, and Adam Lubinsky, Claire focuses on innovative approaches to public space, structures) and cities. WXY's ...
  • From Medium Specificity to Medium Technicity 

    Abrioux, Yves (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-11-10)
    The notion of pure or 'specific' media, which was highly influential in defining the moment of modernism, had the effect of foregrounding the expressive possibilities of any given medium, beyond that of abstract ...
  • The Future of Energy and Design 

    Augenbroe, Godfried; Breen, Rita; Gentry, Russell; Jackson, Roderick; MIller, Justin; Schmidt, Jacqueline (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-11-11)
    Every year, the world’s population increases by 65 million people, and over the next 13 years, 600 cities will account for nearly 65 percent of global GDP growth. This afternoon symposium will explore ideas related to 21st ...
  • The Future of Housing Affordability and Access to the City 

    Dickens, Andre; Hirsch, Jennifer; Immergluck, Dan; Smith, Nathaniel; Watson, Sarah (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-11-11)
    Every year, the world’s population increases by 65 million people, and over the next 13 years, 600 cities will account for nearly 65 percent of global GDP growth. This afternoon symposium will explore ideas related to 21st ...
  • The Well-Tempered City: What Modern Science, Ancient Civilizations, and Human Nature Teach Us About the Future of Urban Life 

    Rose, Jonathan F. P. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-10-18)
    In the vein of Jane Jacobs’s The Death and Life of Great American Cities and Edward Glaeser’s Triumph of the City, Jonathan F. P. Rose—a visionary in urban development and renewal—champions the role of cities in addressing ...
  • Toward An Urban Ecology 

    Orff, Kate (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-10-12)
    Part monograph, part manual, part manifesto, Toward an Urban Ecology re-conceives urban landscape design as a form of activism, demonstrating how to move beyond familiar and increasingly outmoded ways of thinking about ...
  • Architecture and Humanism: Three Projects, Three Places 

    Cadrecha, Manuel (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-10-07)
    For Manuel Cadrecha, architecture and humanism centers man and his values in each design effort. With this approach and explorations of timeless issues (like culture, identity, perception and the search for beauty), three ...
  • Downtown Dekalb 

    Tao, Shiqi; Xing, Huafei (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013)
  • Uptown Nashville 

    Revercomb, Catherine Blair; Plummer, Audrey; Riley, R. Dawn; Tuura, Logan; Zhang, Yigong (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014)
    “Uptown Nashville” seeks to rebuild the current district identity to create a new and improved Sulphur Dell District. With the stadium development and other existing and proposed amenities acting as a catalyst, Uptown ...
  • The Junction 

    Bonn, Sarah Jane; Date, Chirag; Stephens, Patrick; Pang, Lu; Eghbalzad, Pegah (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016)
  • Transit-Oriented Garden City 

    Hightower, John; Liao, Kai; Tao, Shiqi; Xing, Huafei; Vialard, Alice (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013)
  • Creating Transformational Spaces 

    Hatfield, Erleen (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-09-23)
  • Smart Cities 

    Clark, Jennifer; Martin, Torri; Shelden, Dennis; Williams, Sarah (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-09-16)
    This panel explores the many facets of academic, professional and technology development interest in Smart Cities - places where the forces of changing demographics, culture, economics, infrastructure and information ...
  • Transformative Energy: Energy Sources Integrated into Military Installation Design 

    Campbell, Ira Sr. (2016-05-04)
    Can a military installation create clean energy for itself? Although this is a great question, the reality is that with huge power demands, the piezoelectric systems that would be installed would only provide a small ...
  • Where We Want to Live 

    Gravel, Ryan Austin (2016-04-15)
    Ryan Gravel, author of the original Georgia Tech thesis that initiated the Atlanta Beltline, presents his new book, “Where We Want to Live – Reclaiming Infrastructure for a New Generation of Cities,” which investigates the ...
  • Measuring the Unseen: A Symposium About Building a Cultural Framework for Design and Technology 

    Kim, Julie Ju-Youn; Addington, Michelle; Kennedy, Sheila; Clark, Jennifer; Mynatt, Elizabeth (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-04-04)
    Sophisticated knowledge and skills in the right hands and minds can empower designers to make smarter design choices, but these instruments are not prescriptive. The balance lies between the space of the qualitative and ...
  • Adaptation and Transformation 

    Haworth, Graham (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-03-30)
    The work of London based architectural studio Haworth Tompkins is founded on the belief in the potential of new architecture to bring about positive change. In this talk, founding Design Director Graham Haworth outlines ...

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