The College of Architecture and Urban Studies at Virginia Tech is a global leader in architecture, art, construction, design, and public and international affairs. Founded in 1964, the college houses four top-ranked schools: the School of Architecture + Design, Myers-Lawson School of Construction, the School of Public and International Affairs, and the School of Visual Arts. Today, CAUS is home to more than 2,300 students, 300 faculty and staff, 15,000 active alumni, and hundreds of industry partners from around the globe.
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Patrick Miller honored with emeritus status
on October 14, 2019 at 2:13 pm
A member of the Virginia Tech community since 1986, Miller has been a dedicated educator of students, professionals, […]
Virginia Tech launches its most ambitious fundraising campaign ever
on October 12, 2019 at 12:00 am
Boundless Impact: The Campaign for Virginia Tech has a goal to raise $1.5 billion to fuel excellence across all […]
A.J. (Jack) Davis honored with emeritus status
on October 10, 2019 at 2:23 pm
A member of the Virginia Tech community since 1984, Davis educated thousands of now professional architects and […]
Scholarship recognizes design student’s integration of technology, learning, and sustainability
on October 9, 2019 at 5:59 pm
Interior design student Sydney Miller's winning entry for the Angelo Donghia Foundation Scholarship required her to […]
Humberto Rodríguez-Camilloni honored with emeritus status
on October 7, 2019 at 1:43 pm
A member of the Virginia Tech community since 1983, Rodríguez-Camilloni is a recognized historian and scholar of […]
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Our diverse disciplines are united in one common goal: We build resilient, thriving communities – and design spaces and places that allow people to live better lives. Through our classes, research, community outreach, industry partnerships, and the graduates we produce, CAUS is fulfilling that promise.
RESEARCH IN PRACTICE CONFERENCE 12-14 Nov 2018
World-class design practitioners and architects discuss practice-based research, a globally recognized research innovation, and explore its game-changing implications for the academy and the industries of the future.
Creating the world's smartest solar homeVirginia Tech's five-college FutureHAUS Dubai student/faculty team will present their prototype for the future of smart, sustainable, modular housing at the Solar Decathlon Middle East in November as the only U.S.-based university team.
Virginia Tech students design web-based service to help isolated senior citizensWith the award-winning web-based service “Bequest,” students from Virginia Tech’s College of Architecture and Urban Studies created a simple solution to unite young and old in common interests.
Ray Kass takes art "Beyond Boundaries" at Virginia TechProlific artist and Professor Emeritus Ray Kass keeps Virginia Tech and Southwest Virginia in his soul … and in the spotlight. Join him in his Montgomery County studio as he discusses teaching art at Virginia Tech's School of Visual Arts, his current work and techniques, and why studio art is a smart major. Video by A+D alumnus and SOVA graduate student David Franusich.