School of Architecture Student Work

Students create a wide variety of outstanding work during their time at the School of Architecture.

Check out a gallery of select student work or scroll down to view more detailed examples of student projects and work from undergraduate and graduate architecture students:

Design Excellence Showcase

At the end of each academic year, faculty nominate student work across all programs and years for Design Excellence awards, which are sponsored by AIA Southern Arizona and judged by leading architects from around the world. View recent Design Excellence judges, nominations and winners:

Narratives and Galleries

Center for Innovation and Collaboration, by Logan Matos '21 B Arch

Center for Innovation and Collaboration: Logan Matos '21 B Arch

Logan Matos's Center for Innovation and Collaboration serves as a hub for cross-disciplinary integration among the surrounding University of Arizona colleges by creating an environment that addresses collaborative needs for a variety of people.

South Stadium Rowhouse 1

South Stadium Rowhouse 1

Designed by Class of 2019 B Arch and M Arch students, constructed by Class of 2020 B Arch and M Arch students under the guidance of Professor of Architecture Mary Hardin and completed this summer, the South Stadium Rowhouse 1 is the first of five CAPLA Design/Build rowhouses.

Library, by Hui-Yen Yang

Library: Hui-Yen Yang '22 M Arch

Hui-Yen Yang's Library is an interpretation of a contemporary library branch located in Tucson, Arizona, using an architectural language of intersecting and overlapping curvilinear walls.

A Flash of Green, by Kennedy Greyson Finn

A Flash of Green: Kennedy Greyson Finn '20 B Arch

Located in New Orleans's central city, Kennedy Greyson Finn's A Flash of Green proposes a communal space for locals and tourists to come and enjoy what the city uniquely has to offer by incorporating the vernacular of New Orleans in a modern way.

The Floating City, by Kate Stuteville

The Floating City: Kate Stuteville '18 B Arch

Narrated through speculative design, The Floating City by Kate Stuteveill tells the story of a future world dealing with rapidly rising sea levels and population growth, by proposing a new type of community that can inhabit a world we have yet to build upon: the water’s surface.

Secrets of Sense, by Tasbeeh Alaqtum and Sara Ghaemi

Secrets of Sense: Tasbeeh Alaqtum '20 MS Arch and Sara Ghaemi '20 MS Arch

Secrets of Sense, a project by MS Architecture students Tasbeeh Alaqtum and Sara Ghaemi, stimulates human senses to better appreciate the serenity and beauty of the Vulture Mountains Recreation Area in Maricopa County, Arizona.

Primer Hogar, by Humberto Lopez Villanueva

Primer Hogar, Communal-Living Housing: Humberto Lopez Villanueva '20 M Arch

Humberto Lopez Villanueva's project, Primer Hogar, Communal-Living Housing, which is set near the U.S.-Mexico border, is developed with three different performance realms: cultural specificity, context mediation and fostering community.

Beacon elevation

Beacon, A Future of Public Space: Kittitash Chaikunpon '20 B Arch

Kittitash Chaikunpon's project, Beacon, A Future of Public Space, which is set in New Orleans, explores the notion of a future for public space in the digital age where technologies and social medias are more pertinent to everyday life.

Vecindad Viva by Bianca Bryant

Vecindad Viva: Bianca Bryant '20 B Arch

In Mexico City’s Centro Histórico, the three main areas of interest are addressing water concerns, providing affordable housing and preserving historical site significance, which are addressed in Bianca Bryant's project, Vecindad Viva.

Soft Infrastructure rendering, by Luyi Huang

Soft Infrastructure: Luyi Huang '18 B Arch

Luyi Huang envisions a softer edge to the city of San Francisco, and her 2018 B Arch capstone project, Soft Infrastructure, explores extending infrastructure that can adjust to rising water levels in the Bay.

SLUG

Sustainability Laboratory and Urban Garden (SLUG) at CITY High School

Designed by CAPLA Assistant Professor of Architecture Christopher Trumble and Washington University in St. Louis Associate Professor of Urban Design Linda Samuels and built with CAPLA students and others, CITY High School's Sustainability Laboratory and Urban Garden (SLUG) converted an unusable alleyway into a dynamic, multipurpose space.