This month, LSU Press releases Architecture Professor J. Michael Desmond’s new book, The Architecture of LSU, a publication that details an architectural legacy dating back to the Renaissance and shares the architectural principles that guided the creation of one of the most unique academic environments in North America. In The Architecture of LSU, Desmond traces [...]
LSU Coastal Sustainability Studio Wins National Award for Collaborative Practice in Architectural Education
The LSU Coastal Sustainability Studio (CSS), a trans-disciplinary program of the College of Art & Design, College of Engineering, and School of the Coast & Environment, has been awarded the prestigious Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) Collaborative Practice Award for 2012-13. ACSA Board President Donna Robertson presented the award during [...]
The LSU School of Architecture cordially invites students and faculty to the… 2013 O.J. Baker Awards Ceremony & AIAS Silent Auction Fundraiser Friday, April 26, 2013, at 4:30pm with awards announced at 5:00pm LSU Sculpture Garden – Outside Atkinson Hall The ceremony, which is named after the school’s first administrative head, O.J. Baker, recognizes LSU [...]
The LSU School of Architecture Regrets to Announce the Passing of Former Adjunct Professor Jack Ford
Jack Ford, a former adjunct professor of architecture at LSU died on Monday, December 31, 2012. Ford received his Bachelor of Architecture degree at Virginia Tech in 1985 and studied Biology and Life Sciences at LSU from 1993-1996. Ford’s most recent professional experience was as Vice President and Design Director at HKS USA, Inc in [...]
Welcome to the LSU School of Architecture
The LSU School of Architecture immerses you in the study of architecture as cultural communication. You develop a solid foundation of traditional design, hand building and drawing skills, as well as a learning to use computer and technological resources. The program also involves learning about important related topics such as management, humanities, technology, computer and graphic communication, and incorporating them into your work. As you work through the program, you learn to incorporate new skills and concepts as your projects evolve from ideas to finished designs.