what is the
school of architecture + design
at virginia tech?

The Virginia Tech School of Architecture + Design offers professionally-accredited degree programs in ArchitectureIndustrial DesignInterior Design, and Landscape Architecture. In addition, research-oriented graduate programs are offered, leading to masters and Ph.D. degrees.

The architecture and design programs at Virginia Tech strive to create an environment where each student’s unique abilities and capacities can be activated, while challenging them with the standards of excellence and achievement that are inherent in their chosen discipline and profession. Studios and courses in our academic programs are taught by faculty members who are deeply committed to each student’s education in architecture and design.

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For this year’s annual Career Day, Virginia Tech’s School of Architecture+Design hosted 106 Design firms from across the U.S.

Once again, Career Day was inaugurated with a lecture by a world-renowned architect. Bernard Tschumi, Principal of Tschumi Architects, New York and Paris, presented in the Moss Arts Center’s main hall on Sunday, February 23, 2020.

About 900 individuals, including professionals, faculty members, and students, were engaged by Mr. Tschumi’s arguments of the interconnectedness of theory and practice that have guided his work over the years.

Prior to lecture, firm representatives and faculty members met informally with Bernard Tschumi during a reception in the foyer of the Moss Arts Center, and the following morning, Mr. Tschumi generously responded to students’ questions at one of School’s recurring “Conversation with Students” events.

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