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.
LATEST IN CAUS NEWS
FutureHaus takes first place at Solar Decathlon Middle East
by sshover on November 30, 2018 at 3:48 pm
After years of research and development contributed by over 100 Virginia Tech students and faculty, the FutureHAUS […]
House of the future and team await SDME 2018 Results
by sshover on November 26, 2018 at 4:57 pm
The home of the future is at its temporary residence in the desert — and the Virginia Tech students and faculty […]
Virginia Tech IAWA Work to Save the Work of Women Architects
by sshover on November 5, 2018 at 6:30 pm
The International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA) at Virginia Tech is issuing an open call to women […]
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Graduate student team is finalist in national housing competition
on April 16, 2019 at 4:46 pm
The team is one of four finalists in the Department of Housing and Urban Development's Innovation in Affordable Housing […]
Software platform engages communities in school rezoning decisions
on April 16, 2019 at 2:32 pm
An online interactive platform developed at the Discovery Analytics Center uses data analytics and machine learning to […]
Virginia Tech celebrates 50 years of graduate education in the National Capital Region
on April 11, 2019 at 2:16 pm
In 1969, Virginia Tech opened its first Northern Virginia Graduate Center: a white Reston farmhouse with two resident […]
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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.