Off-Campus Programs

  • Aerial view of the Dolibois European Center, Luxembourg


    Join students from multiple majors in this immersive, semester-long, studio-based residency program at the Miami University Dolibois European Center (MUDEC) in Luxembourg. Multiple opportunities are available to travel to countries throughout Europe.

  • Students wearing hard hats pose near the exterior of a building in Over-the-Rhine


    Participate in one or more, hands-on, immersive residency programs in the inner-city Cincinnati neighborhood of Over-the-Rhine.

  • A student poses with two village children on his shoulders

    Ghana Design Build

    Participate directly with local residents in the design and construction of new community buildings for the village of Abrafo-Odumase, Ghana West Africa.

  • Students mill about in an arched stone walkway in Turkey


    Explore history and tradition, identity and culture, through this traveling workshop in the country of Turkey. The workshop culminates in a final on-site project in the city of Istanbul.

  • Exterior scene at Fallingwater

    Fallingwater Design Build

    Live and work with nationally recognized design professionals while exploring sustainable design and architectural craft practices at Frank Lloyd Wright's world-renowned Fallingwater.

  • A view from a body of water looking toward distant buildings along the shore of Malta


    Learn about energy efficient design by attending the International Passiv Haus Conference in Germany and then traveling to the island of Malta to explore traditional Maltese construction methods.

  • A cityscape in London


    This studio-based experience located in the heart of London emphasizes energy efficient design and exposes students to world renowned architects and architecture.

  • People walk along a street near shopping areas and buildings in Rosenheim, Germany

    Rosenheim Exchange Program

    Study architecture and design at the University of Applied Sciences in Rosenheim, Germany through this semester-long student exchange program.

  • A female model wearing a stylish dress stands on a runway

    Czech Republic

    Students will travel to the Czech Republic for an immersive sequence of 3 applied design courses offered through the Czech Fashion Design Program of the University of West Bohemia. Taught by Czech and other international faculty in English, the workshop will be followed by an intensive study tour of design and culture in Prague. Through this intensive studio program, students will gain technical and cultural insight into European and Eastern European aesthetics for contemporary arts and fashion design.

  • Nightime view of the city of Paris, with the Eiffel Tower in the distance


    Explore architecture, art, music, theatre, fashion, dance, and the culinary arts in this immersive arts program in Paris. Workshop is designed for both non-arts and arts majors.


Lecture Series

  • Log Atheneum

    Michelangelo Sabatino, PhD

    Monday, February 29, 4:00 pm, Room 1 Alumni Hall

    "NEW HARMONY: Avant-Garde in the Cornfields"

    Michelangelo Sabatino is an architect and historian whose research broadly addresses intersections between culture, technology, and design in the built environment. From his research on preindustrial vernacular traditions and their influence on modern architectures of the Mediterranean region, to his current project, which looks at the transnational forces that have shaped the architecture, infrastructure, and landscape of the Americas over the course of the 19th and 20th centuries, he has trained new light on larger patterns of architectural discourse and production. Sabatino is professor and director of the  PhD Program at the Illinois Institute of Technology College of Architecture in Chicago. Read more...

  • Elisa Serra and Emanuale Braga

    Friday, March 11, 4:00 pm, Room 1 Alumni Hall

    "Landscape Choreography"

    Elisa Serra, of Berlin and Emanuale Braga, of Italy will lecture and work with upper division studio in connection with the Institute for Food (IF).

  • Nikki Martinkovic

    Monday, March 14, Room 1 Alumni Hall

    "Design and Business"

    Nikki Martinkovic, Designer and Owner at NIKKI MARTINKOVIC PRINTS

  • Carolyn Davis

    Carolyn Davis, Hon. AIA

    Monday, April 4, 6 pm, Wilks Theater, Armstrong Student Center

    "Black Diaspora Women Architects" 

    Carolyn Armenta Davis, Hon. AIA, is an international architecture historian, lecturer, curator and writer on contemporary African/Black Diaspora architects. She is an award-winning broadcast writer-producer; a philanthropy consultant; global business adviser; and world traveler. Read more...

  • Mahesh Daas

    Monday, April 18, 6:00 pm, Room 1 Alumni Hall

    "Leading With Aesthetics"

    Mahesh Daas Dean, College of Architecture, University of Kansas.

Cage Exhibition Schedule

  • Exhibition of works by Sergio Sanabria, "Painting from the Other Side"

    November 9 - 20

    This exhibition includes paintings by Professor Sergio Sanabria. These acrylic painting constructions connect emotional imagery and a passion for geometry.

  • A selection of Jack White Architectural Models

    Jack White Architectural Models

    August 21 - September 4

    Jack White studied and wrote upon the history of Victorian American travel. Of particular interest are railroads of the past and present. This exhibition will include low relief scaled elevation models of iconic buildings crafted by the artist.

  • A street and buildings in MaltaMalta 2015 Summer Workshop Exhibition

    September 8 - 18

    Chronicles of the summer design studio experience of 14 interior design and architecture students as they traveled to Freiburg, Germany, and throughout the country of Malta. The focus of the studio was energy efficient design using Passive House methodologies. Students also had the opportunity to engage in Maltese history and culture, traditional residential & sacred space interiors, and communal living.

  • Graduate Symposium, "Dwelling Symposium: Design + Space"

    September 21 - October 2

    This symposium will focus on dwelling: descriptions such as to lead astray, hinder, stun, make giddy, perplex, delay, linger or to make a home, are included in the etymology of the word dwelling. Dwelling also describes a manner of being, existing, residing, or remaining for a time.How can architectural research advance our understanding of dwelling? What qualities in society inform or are able to shift one’s attitude or perceptions of dwelling? How does design impact the character of space in which we dwell? Keynote Speaker: Renata Hejduk

  • Small poster-style case study page for aspen art museumExhibition of Undergraduate Summer Scholars Work

    October 12 - 23

    Summer Scholar Student Research presentations. Past recipient Josh Carson will show how his 2011 Summer Scholar research work was developed into a marketable product.

  • Skyscapers in LondonEnergy Efficient by Design: 2015 London Summer Workshop

    October 26 - November 6

    ARChitecture+Interior Design’s summer workshop, Energy Efficient by Design, spent five weeks in London to research and design a mixed-use building for a client on a site in Canary Wharf. The studio visited the offices of Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners and Arup where each firm gave presentations about and insight into the strategies used to create energy efficient and beautiful buildings. Day trips included Cardiff and Kew Gardens to visit examples of RSH+P’s and also WilkinsonEyre’s work. The student teams designed to satisfy the program requirements of their client, and the restrictions of the very small site, with the goal being a building sacrificing nothing aesthetically in its ability to be energy efficient.