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Our dedicated faculty inspires students to excel within a broad design-based curriculum that includes concentrations in history and theory, materials and fabrication, and sustainable systems and design. We partner with the professional community to create a challenging yet supportive environment for students to learn the craft of architecture, at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.  Seattle is an exciting place to study architecture and launch your career – schedule a visit to learn more.

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2024 AIA Seattle Awards

We are proud to announce that four members of the UW Architecture community have been recognized with an AIA Seattle Award this year!

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Modern Architecture Activism: The Life and Work of Benjamin F. McAdoo, Jr.

Gould Gallery, Gould Hall,
Exhibit Open February 1st to March 15th

This exhibit showcases the modern architectural designs and social activism of Benjamin F. McAdoo Jr. (1920-1981) – a graduate of the University of Washington, Department of Architecture, and the first Black architect registered in Washington State.

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UW M Arch students selected as finalists for the GRAY Awards

Furniture pieces designed and built by Master of Architecture students Morocco Branting and Jeremy Salesin in our 2023 Scan Design Furniture Studio have been selected as finalists in the GRAY Awards Student Design category.

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UW Selected to Host the 2024 AIAS West Quad Conference

We are proud to announce that UW AIAS is hosting the 2024 West Quad Conference, Bloom: Emerging Solutions for Urban Sustainability, in Seattle from April 4-7, 2024. This conference will welcome architecture students from around the western United States to our city, where they will experience Seattle’s commitment to sustainability, visionary attitude, and, of course, award-winning architectural accomplishments. The 2024 West Quad Conference will encompass keynote speeches, firm tours, building tours, workshops, panels, and a career fair related to the three programming cornerstones: Innovation and Efficiency, Environmental Responsiveness, and Sustainable Urban Growth.

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