School of Architecture

Designing the future.

The School of Architecture has a rich tradition of creating leaders in the design and planning fields. Our influence is manifest in built environments around the world that are sustainable, beautiful and meaningful. As a student here, you benefit from innovative curricula, a supportive studio culture, unparalleled resources and a deeply invested community of faculty, alumni and friends. Our approach focuses on the poetic and pragmatic—a refined balance of history and theory with technical mastery.


Architect wearing hard hat on construction site.


Receive an intensive, well-rounded design education that will set you up for professional success.
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Architectural History

Examine the built environment through the lens of history and culture.
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Community and Regional Planning

Learn theoretical foundations and gain practical skills and experience needed to excel in planning and related policy careers.
Historical building detail.

Historic Preservation

Study effective and artful ways to maintain and reuse significant buildings, landscapes and communities.
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Interior Design

Build your foundation of architectural knowledge while focusing on the quality of life and aesthetics of the interior environment.
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Landscape Architecture

Gain an understanding of the natural environment and the design skills necessary for becoming a professional landscape architect.
Building on UT campus employing sustainable design.

Sustainable Design

Choose from both design-based and scholarly programs studying the relationships between built and natural environments.
Student arranging model of city.

Urban Design

Prepare for advanced research, practice or teaching in the area of urban design and planning.

Architecture alumna in workplace.

See Where Our Alumni Work

Our career services center connects students with design and planning professionals worldwide, and has helped 95 percent of recent graduates find employment within six months after graduation.

Rendering of Coliseum.

International Travel Opportunities

The School of Architecture encourages first-hand experiences of diverse peoples, places and cultures so that we might better engage the world in which we live.