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 is Ready to Compete in Dubai
by sshover on October 12, 2018 at 12:42 pm
After many late nights, research, hard labor, and coffee runs, the FutureHAUS is complete! The competition called the […]
VTCAUS Students Study Sustainability Abroad
by sshover on October 11, 2018 at 11:47 pm
Leah Lord, a junior environmental policy and planning major, recently decided to make positive lifestyle changes after […]
Kevin Jones, AIA, will be Granted the Virginia Emerging Professional Award
by sshover on October 11, 2018 at 11:39 pm
Kevin Jones, AIA, Assistant Professor at Virginia Tech, and Erin Webb, AIA, Senior Project Manager at 3north will be […]
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Center for Geospatial Information Technology builds database to help Virginia’s veterans
on October 1, 2018 at 4:00 am
The center’s work will help 15,000 veterans access educational, employment, and support resources across Virginia. […]
Department of Religion and Culture welcomes Matthew Gabriele as chair
on September 28, 2018 at 4:00 am
With a passion for asking questions about humanity and exploring the implications of possible answers, Gabriele takes […]
Students study sustainability abroad
on September 26, 2018 at 4:00 am
Virginia Tech students explored a variety of cities in Europe as part of a trip with the College of Architecture and […]
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Research in Practice
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.