A Donor’s Story: The Thomas Byron Smith Memorial Scholarship

Martha Richard never attended LSU, but she recognizes how the university has impacted her life. Richard said her late first husband, architect T. Byron Smith, came from a middle-class background, “but LSU enabled him to do so many things. He accomplished so much in his lifetime that I felt he would want me to give [...]

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Robert Holton Attends Opening of Bernard Tschumi at the Pompidou Center in Paris

Robert Holton, assistant professor at the LSU School of Architecture, was invited to attend the opening of the Bernard Tschumi exhibition at the Pompidou Center in Paris this April. Presenting nearly 300 original works—many of which have never been seen before—the exhibition runs through July 28, 2014, and represents the first major retrospective in France [...]

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LSU Architecture Alumni to Be Honored at AIA in Chicago

The 2014 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Convention will be held June 26–28 in Chicago at McCormack Place. This conference allows architects to network, explore new trends, and stay ahead of the game with the latest design techniques. The conference also includes keynote speakers such as internet entrepreneur Tony Hsieh, founder of Zappos shoes, and [...]

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Spring 2014 Commencement Highlights

On May 16, 2014, 165 students in the LSU College of Art & Design were awarded degrees—129 baccalaureates and 36 masters in the fields of architecture, art, interior design, and landscape architecture. Awarded diplomas included: 26 Bachelor of Architecture and 10 Master of Architecture; 57 Bachelor of Fine Arts and six Master of Fine Arts; [...]

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