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.
Artist, students to create structures with plastic bottles
on September 19, 2018 at 4:00 am
The project to use plastic bottles for building allows Virginia Tech students to learn about sustainability, recycling, […]
Steven and Cathi House to present their new book , “Villages of West Africa — an intimate journey across time”
on September 11, 2018 at 5:00 pm
The Houses will be at the Washington Alexandria Architecture Center at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 17 for a lecture and book […]
Virginia Tech leads international research partnership on refugee integration
on August 29, 2018 at 4:00 am
Virginia Tech will unveil a policy brief on refugee integration on Sept. 5, the first research on this subject to […]
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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.