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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Study on food security and access seeks to build awareness, support students in need
on October 31, 2019 at 4:37 pm
According to the study, 29 percent of undergraduates and 35 percent of graduate students at Virginia Tech are […]
Nearly 300 students benefiting from Beyond Boundaries Scholars matching gift program
on October 29, 2019 at 4:00 pm
Virginia Tech’s Beyond Boundaries Scholars program passed a major milestone earlier this year when donor support […]
Alumna profile: The building whisperer
on October 28, 2019 at 3:53 pm
Morgan Blackwood Patel, a 2003 industrial systems and engineering graduate, is now regarded as one of the most […]
Virginia Tech hosts inaugural summit on blockchain technology
on October 25, 2019 at 4:00 pm
Virginia Tech will host blockchain thought leaders from around the world for its inaugural Blocksburg Summit: […]
Virginia Tech vibration study aims to make footbridges better for pedestrians
on October 22, 2019 at 1:12 pm
For Mehdi Setareh, his research team, and a group of 30 of Virginia Tech's cadets, the simple task of walking across a […]
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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.
Painting For Non-Majors at Virginia TechDid you know that painting classes at Virginia Tech are open to students in all majors? Research shows that training in visual arts helps students in all disciplines excel by boosting creative and academic performance and cognition.
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.