School of Architecture, Art and Historic Preservation

SAAHP provides a balanced education for students seeking to design and maintain our built and cultural environments.

About the school
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Academic Programs

SAAHP offers an array of undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs, as well as joint degree programs and minors. We also offer several non-degree special programs. Our Master of Architecture program is fully NAAB-accredited

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The School of Architecture, Art and Historic Preservation is a community of students, faculty, industry experts and life-long learners. Learn more about the people who make up our school community.

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Our facilities foster creativity, learning, and teamwork. We offer design studio space, gallery space, computer and materials labs, seminar and lecture rooms, a comprehensive architecture library, and many more resources our students can utilize.

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Student Work

Our courses and projects foster creativity, learning, teamwork, and it shows in the work produced. Work samples here include work from studios, required courses, and internships.

Student Portfolios
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Career Investment Program

Through our Centers and Initiatives, students and faculty work with local and global communities through collaborative project proposals and research opportunities. Additionally, students can leave their mark on campus by implementing the installation of student and faculty artwork. 

Learn More About The Career Investment Program
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News and Events

Keep up with the latest news and events coming from the School of Architecture, Art and Historic Preservation. Learn about our current students, alumni, programs, upcoming lectures or exhibits, and more.

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Designing a Positive Experience

Juan Osorio, RWU Class of 2019, 2020M

Juan Osorio ’19, ‘20M was inspired to enter the field of architecture by his grandfather and his Colombian roots. Now, he works as an architectural designer at Summit Design and Engineering Services in Cary, North Carolina.

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