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The 2015 Jury of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) elevated Wendell Burnette, professor of practice in The Design School, to its prestigious College of Fellows, more

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Student and Alumni News

  • Two architecture students from The Design School, Olivia Raisanen and Joshua Green, were recently awarded 2015Ė16 Structural Engineering/Architecture Student Scholarships through the Simpson Strong-Tie Company scholarship program.


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  • Designing for social justice at ASU: Twin brothers are 'first generation' college grads
    Clemente Rico Rodriguez and Maurilio Rico Rodriguez were born five minutes apart on March 5, 1991, in a small town in central Mexico. The twins will both receive degrees in landscape architecture from The Design School at Arizona State University. They are “first generation,” as Clemente puts it – the first in their family to graduate from college.

  • SHADE Returns to Phoenix!
    A team of students from Arizona State University and the University of New Mexico created an energy-efficient house dubbed SHADE (Solar Homes Adapting for Desert Equilibrium) for the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2013 Solar Decathlon international competition, which concluded Oct. 12, 2013. The ASU team consisted of 26 faculty members and current and former students from The Design School in the ASU Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering and the School of Sustainability.