Post Professional Program in Architecture & Urbanism

Geofutures endeavors to convert crisis into opportunity by harnessing both the pressures of a planet at risk and the promise of emerging environmental technologies to generate a broad spectrum of possible, if not probable, urban and architectural futures for the twenty-first century. CHRIS PERRY, Director.    

Master of Architecture [Professional Degree]

The practice of architecture in the 21st century is increasingly driven by heightened cultural, social and environmental issues. Our top-tier program offers a comprehensive and dynamic curriculum comprised of digital design, emerging fabrication technologies, environmental simulation software, new materials, and the opportunity to engage in a range of cross-disciplinary collaborations. LONN COMBS, Director.

Graduate Open House

2016 GRADUATE OPEN HOUSE: Thu Nov-17, 4pm-7pm @ CASE/NYC. Sat Nov-19, 10am–2pm @ SoA/Troy. To register for either event, contact Susan Palmer: *protected email* or 518.276.6877. Thursday, November 17, 4pm-7pm Center for Architecture Science and Ecology (CASE) Skidmore, Owings & Merrill 14 Wall Street, 24th Floor New York, New York Featured Graduate Programs: Master of […]

WT SmartCity Award: Geofutures students win 2nd Prize

Bing Bai, Edgar Garcia, and Jessica Hernandez’s final project in the Geofutures program, “Biotic City” (Spring, 2013), won Second Prize in the WT SmartCity Award and was exhibited in Milan, Italy during Milan Design Week in April, 2014.

Fall 2013 Electives

Please see here the list of courses available for next semester: FALL 2013. ARCH4840 Architectural Acoustics 1 Providing an overview of the essentials for architectural acoustics design of performance and public spaces, including concert halls, theaters, museums, classrooms, sports arenas, courtrooms, and religious buildings. The course may be used as a concentration in an architecture […]

Graduate Open House: NYC (11/17) & Troy (11/19)

GRADUATE OPEN HOUSE: Thursday, November 17, 4pm-7pm @ CASE/NYC Saturday, November 19, 10am–2pm @ SoA/Troy Thursday, November 17, 4pm-7pm Center for Architecture Science and Ecology (CASE) Skidmore, Owings & Merrill 14 Wall Street, 24th Floor New York, New York Featured Graduate Programs: Master of Architecture Master of Science, Architecture: Geofutures M.S. and PhD, Built Ecologies […]

S’13 COURSES

Spring 2013. Please see here the list of elective courses available for next semester: ARCH4850 Architecture Acoustics 2 In the spring semester, students will have the opportunity to design their own performance hall. This process will include continued studies of acoustics measurements, simulated sound fields, community noise issues, and professional practice in acoustics consulting. The […]

Final Project

ARCH 4980 ARCHITECTURE IN THE EXPANDED FIELD Final Project: Directed Research Sequence 2014-15 Final Project Sections: Awards Review Guest Critics: Lydya Kallipoliti (Syracuse University, ANAcycle) – Ed Keller (Parsons The New School of Design, AUM Studio) – David Ruy (Pratt Institute, Ruy Klein) – Lars Spuybroek (Georgia Institute of Technolgy, NOX). Assessment Committee: Lonn Combs […]

Center for Architecture Science and Ecology (CASE, NYC)

Research Center: Center for Architecture Science & Ecology. 14 Wall Street 24th Floor, New York, NY 10005, p.212.618.3965, f.212.667.0042. CASE is addressing the need for accelerated innovation of radically new sustainable built environments through the development of next-generation building systems. A multi-institutional and professional office research collaboration co-hosted by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Skidmore, Owings […]

F’12 Courses

Fall 2012. Please see here the list of courses available for next semester: ARCH4840 Architectural Acoustics 1 Providing an overview of the essentials for architectural acoustics design of performance and public spaces, including concert halls, theaters, museums, classrooms, sports arenas, courtrooms, and religious buildings.  The course may be used as a concentration in an architecture […]

Dean

Evan Douglis, Professor

Address

School of Architecture
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
110 8th Street - Greene Bldg.
Troy, NY 12180 - USA

Main Phones

Front Desk: (+1) 518-276-6466
Dean's Office: (+1) 518-276-6460
Undergrad Admissions: (+1) 518-276-8478
Graduate Admissions: (+1) 518-276-6877

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