This is the departmental Thursday schedule for the MDes program.

2:00 – 2:30 PM

  • Check-in – Lobby

2:30 – 3:00 PM

  • Welcome and Program Overviews – Piper
    • Prof. Michael Hays
      • Chair, Department of Architecture

3:00 – 3:30 PM

  • MDes Program Session – Piper
    • John May, MDes Program Director

3:30 – 4:45 PM

  • MDes Concentration Sessions – Room 122 – 123                              
    • Critical Conservation
    • Energy and Environments
    • History and Philosophy of Design
    • Real Estate and the Built Environment
    • Technology
    • Urbanism Landscape Ecology
    • Art, Design and the Public Domain: Student Work – Room 517
    • Risk & Resilience: A Dialogue on Mexico: the force of
      local politics and the risk of regional environments   – Room 124 

4:45 – 5:00 PM

  • Refreshments – Room 112 (Stubbins)
    • grab a bite to eat and bring back to 122/123

5:00 – 6:00 PM

  • Meet current MDes Students – Room 122-123

6:30 PM

  • Open House Lecture – Piper
    • Patricia Urquiola, Designer + Architect   

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