Architecture examines built environments relative to artistic, technical, social, cultural, and political circumstances. Our students design locally and globally, and approach architectural practice and research with critical inquiry.


Faculty Members in Architecture

Name Research Interests
Abughannam, Rana socio-political conditions that govern architecture and urbanity
Bass, John Constested landscapes Globalization and Contested Territory, Infrastructure, Social Equity, Visualization and Community Engagement
Dahmen, Joseph technical methods and cultural effects of resource use at the scales of architecture and territory.
Fujita, Mari Globalization and contested territory, urbanism, contemporary theory, spatial and cultural effects of globalism, material studies, wearables, gallery installations, interiors, building designs, urban proposals
Gutierrez Monroy, Tania Identity intersection
Meyboom, Annalisa Transportation Infrastructure and Public Space; use of structural behaviour algorithms in the generation of architectural form
Neumann, Oliver Digital Fabrication, Concepts of Context, Wood Construction, Contemporary Architecture Discourse, Digital technology in the building process, contemporary fabrication technologies
Roecker, Inge Social Equity, sustainable forms of urban habitation, social and cultural entities, urban living and communities, comtemporary programming, cultural context, sustainable building
Rysanek, Adam Environmental Systems
Satterfield, Blair use of second stream materials in construction, providing designers and the community with greater access to digital design and fabrication processes, and the design and application of energy and material efficient methods for construction
Soules, Matthew relationship between contemporary capitalism and the built environment; three interrelated topics that collectively constitute a significant constellation within capitalism
Stevens, Sara history and theory of architecture and urban design, urban history, economic theory, and the history of infrastructure
Van Duzer, Leslie Body and Space, Contemporary Theory, Design Thinking
Vujosevic, Tijana Architecture; History and theory of architecture; Modern period, with special expertise in art and architecture of socialism

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