Our Students Design the World of Tomorrow

Architecture student presenting for Architecture Design Jury in George T. Silcott Gallery

Design thinking processes are introduced to students in the first year and continually reinforced throughout the program. Theory is a vital component of architectural exploration as it presents varied sets of related ideas that predict, describe and direct the relationships between factors that influence and support the appropriate design decision-making process — outcomes.

We also view our approach to design as inseparable from construction, fabrication, finance, aesthetics and culture.

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Professor Bradford Grant Named First Smithsonian Instagram Artist-in-Residence

Fri, July 24, 2020

Architecture Professor Bradford Grant has been named the first Instagram artist-in-residence at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. The National Portrait Gallery “seeks to collaborate with artists both within and outside the Smithsonian to create dynamic public outreach, engage diverse national and international audiences, and explore the infinite richness and complexity of American history through the art of portraiture and biography to advance the Smithsonian’s fundamental mission to increase and diffuse knowledge”. Read More >>

Howard Architecture Partners on Smart Habitat Research Funded by $15M NASA Grant

Tue, May 12, 2020

The Howard University Department of Architecture faculty and students are part of a seven-university team funded by a $15 million NASA grant. The grant establishes the Habitats Optimized for Missions of Exploration (HOME) Space Technology Research Institute for Deep Space Habitat Design, one of two space technology research institutes selected by NASA in 2019. Read More >>

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