The selection features designs from institutions across the country, including the University of Oregon, California Baptist University, Illinois Institute of Technology, Corcoran School of the Arts and Design in Washington DC and the School of Design in New York.
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Here are ten school shows presenting student projects from universities based in the USA:
University of Oregon
The University of Oregon presented 10 student projects from the school’s architecture courses, including a music hall based in Vancouver that is designed to withstand rising sea levels.
The showcase also features a plastic recycling hub that reuses waste plastic in the building’s structure and a forest research centre that promotes local land stewardship while providing the resources for natural disaster relief.
California Baptist University
A poetry museum with contemplative interior spaces and a building informed by immersive esport technology are included in this showcase by students at California Baptist University.
The school show includes 11 architecture projects from the university’s College of Architecture, Visual Arts and Design.
Illinois Institute of Technology
Master of Design
Illinois Institute of Technology showcased five postgraduate design projects by students studying at the school’s Institute of Design.
Among the projects featured is a design that connects remote workers with each other to reduce feelings of loneliness and an informative anti-racist pop-up that travels around the city of Chicago.
BArch, BS Interior Design, MS Interior Architecture and MS Design Research
An entertainment venue that combines film and architecture to induce an emotional reaction from visitors is featured in this school show by students at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The showcase includes 14 projects by students enrolled in the university’s BArch, BS Interior Design, MS Interior Architecture and MS Design Research courses.
Savannah College of Art and Design
Master of Architecture, BFA Architecture, MFA Furniture Design, BFA Furniture Design, MFA Interior Design, BFA Interior Design and BFA Preservation Design
Savannah College of Art and Design presented 15 projects by students enrolled in the school’s architecture, interiors and furniture design courses.
Included in the showcase is an olive-hued lounge chair that forms part of a three-piece furniture collection and a large-scale urban intervention in Bogota, Colombia.
Tulane School of Architecture
Architecture Thesis Studio
An architectural intervention set in the metaverse and a memorial site at the port of Beirut are included in this school show from Tulane School of Architecture.
The institution, which is based in New Orleans, Louisiana, presented 10 architecture thesis studio projects in the showcase.
University of Kentucky College of Design
Undergraduate and graduate design studios
The University of Kentucky College of Design showcased 10 student projects from the university’s undergraduate and postgraduate design studios at the School of Architecture.
The school show includes a landmark that emphasises the creativity of Kentucky artisans and an art project that aims to connect people to nature.
Corcoran School of the Arts and Design
Interior Architecture Master of Fine Arts (MFA) – Studio 5
A marketplace designed with a botanical garden is included in this showcase by graduates of Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at George Washington University.
The school show features 10 postgraduate projects from the institution’s Interior Architecture Master of Fine Arts course.
School of Visual Arts
The School of Visual Arts in New York presented 10 design projects by students enrolled in the Senior Thesis course.
Among the projects featured is an agricultural centre that aims to address issues of food access and an experimental fashion centre that combines design and research.
Virginia Commonwealth University
Interior Design Thesis Studio
A library that encourages social interaction and a rehabilitation space with curved organic forms are featured in this school show from Virginia Commonwealth University.
The showcase includes 12 thesis projects by students studying at the school’s Department of Interior Design.