Off-Campus Programs

  • 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.

  • Over-the-Rhine


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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • London

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

  • Rosenheim Exchange Program

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

  • 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.

  • Paris

    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.


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Lecture Series

  • Eric Jenkins, AIA

    4:00 pm, Wednesday, September 9

    Author of the book Drawn to Design: Analyzing Architecture through Freehand Drawing (Birkhauser, 2013).

    (In conjunction with Workshop: Drawn to Design)

  • Renata Hejduk

    Renata Hejduk, PhD

    Friday, September 25, 1:30 pm, Room 1, Alumni Hall

    Maxfield Lecture, "The Event Horizon: Architecture, Art, and a Moment in Time"

    This talk will be a brief snapshot into the history of the generation of radical avant-garde architects and artists, liberated from the strict binds of Modernism, who transformed their disciplines using event and performance as a means to critique space, power, and dominant discourses, as well as examine the nature of freedom of the mind and body in a quickly changing cultural and urban landscape.

    (In conjunction with Dwelling Symposium: Design + Space Symposium September 24-26, 2015)

  • Undergraduate Summer Scholars

    4:00 pm, October 19 or 21, TBD

    Summer Scholar Student Research presentations. Past recipient Josh Carson to join showing how his 2011 summer scholar research work was developed into a marketable product.

  • Carlos Jimenez, AIA

    4:00 pm, Wednesday, November 4,

    Carlos Jimenez, AIA, Professor, Rice University School of Architecture, Principal, Carlos Jimenez Studio

    (cosponsored by Dayton AIA)

  • Monday, November 16, 4:00 pm

    Lecture by Ronald Fergle, AIA, MIA, LEED AP BD+C, President, Solart, Inc., Minneapolis

Cage Exhibition Schedule

  • Jack White Architectural Models

    August 17 - September 4

  • Malta 2015 Summer Workshop Exhibition

    September 7 - 18

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

    September 21 - October 2

  • Exhibition of Undergraduate Summer Scholars Work

    October 12 - 23

  • Exhibition on 2015 Summer Workshop in London, "Mind the Gap"

    October 26 - November 6

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

    November 9 - 20