The three-semester Master of Science in Design with a concentration in Advanced Architectural Design [MSD-AAD] course of study is for architecture students with five-year professional bachelor’s degrees from the US and equivalent degree from around the world. This course of study does not lead to a professional degree in architecture. The MSD-AAD program is a three-semester program and builds on its success as a program focused on innovation in architecture design. Starting in the 2020-2021 Academic year the three-semester program is being offered over the course of one calendar year to increase the intensity of study and allow for students to be away from the workplace for a shorter duration.
The Advanced Architectural Design [MSD-AAD] program prepares students for high level design research in the profession or academy in contemporary issues that affect the architecture discipline.
The Advanced Architectural Design [MSD-AAD] program develops students' skills in emerging design and cross-disciplinary tools.
TERM I - FALL SEMESTER
TERM II - SPRING SEMESTER
TERM III - SUMMER SEMESTER
The Advanced Architectural Design [MSD-AAD] program critically engages the theoretical dimensions of the contemporary architectural discourse.