Rensselaer Architecture ranks 13th best school in the U.S.

DesignIntelligence, the primary organization that issues yearly rankings of architecture schools throughout the U.S., had informed that Rensselaer’s School of Architecture is 13th in the nation. This is the highest ranking the school has ever received. Rankings for DesignIntelligence’s “America’s Best Architecture & Design Schools 2017-18” list were based on surveys of architecture and design professionals, which asked […]

Fall 2017 Lecture Series

SO-IL; LTL Architects; Qingyun Ma; Rozana Montiel; and Skylar Tibbits. All events start 6:00pm at EMPAC (110 8th Street / Troy, NY). Admission is free.

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.

Architecture at Rensselaer

“The education of the architect at Rensselaer is looking ahead. It is looking into the future to prepare students to go out to the world and do something transformative. We are preparing students not only to become future practitioners, but to become future leaders.” EVAN DOUGLIS, Dean.

Spring’ 17 Graduate Open House

Rensselaer Architecture’s Graduate Open House will take place on Friday April 7th, 10am, at the Greene Gallery. This is a great opportunity for prospective students to become more familiar with our graduate programs, the School of Architecture, as well as Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Visiting prospective students will have the opportunity to meet with the program chairs and […]

Spring 2017 Lecture Series

Höweler + Yoon; Kunlé Adeyemi; William Horgan (Grimshaw Partners); Marcelo Spina (P-A-T-T-E-R-N-S); Pezo von Ellrichshausen; and Rick Joy. All events start 6:00pm at EMPAC. 110 8th Street / Troy, NY 12180. Admission is free.

Fall 2016 Lecture Series

LECTURE SERIES (FALL 2016). Admission is FREE. All lectures unless otherwise noted start 6:00pm at EMPAC / The Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media + Performing Arts Center . 110 8th Street, Troy NY 12180. Contemporary Design Conference is from 2-7:00pm on Tuesday, November 8th.  

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 […]

Spring 2016 Lecture Series

LECTURE SERIES (SPRING 2016). Admission is FREE. All lectures start 6:00pm at EMPAC / The Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media + Performing Arts Center . 110 8th Street, Troy NY 12180.


Evan Douglis, Professor


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Troy, NY 12180 - USA

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