About the School of Architecture

Located in the unique Sonoran region, the School of Architecture prepares students to address complex social and environmental issues, locally and globally, through professional education, critical inquiry, research and innovation.

Position: Our Perspective

  • Architecture is a process and an outcome.
  • Architecture is for humans and all species.
  • Architecture is research and innovation.
  • Architecture is performance-based.
  • Architecture is aesthetical and psychological.
  • Architecture is informed by local and global contexts.
  • Architecture is engaged with communities.
  • Architecture is interdisciplinary and collaborative.

We offer interactive, immersive and engaged educational programs: Bachelor of Architecture, Master of Architecture and Master of Science in Architecture, plus the undergraduate Minor in Architectural History and Theory.

Black Lives Matter: A Statement from the School of Architecture

We condemn racism and all its pernicious effects, and we must root it out. We pride ourselves on being members of a university dedicated to the advancement of knowledge and our students, but we can and must do more.

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