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Mexican Architects Mara Partida & Hector Mendoza Visiting Professors 2014

Mexican architects Mara Partida & Hector Mendoza of award winning firm "MX_SI studio" in Barcelona [Spain] will be the HSA 2014 Visiting Professors of Practice in the Fall.

2013-14 HSA Lecture Series on "Design 360"

This lecture series explores the diversity of hybridized design practice and research, and the interdisciplinary synergies that foster innovation for recognized leaders in the manifold field of design.

HSA Moving into Virtual Reality

HSA faculty David Beach is spearheading initiatives in digital technology, such as a recent experiment in Virtual Reality. A great opportunity for our students!

Nancy Chikaraishi's Work & Student Projects at Museum In Arkansas

Prof. Nancy Chikaraishi's art work is being exhibited at the "Liberty and Justice for All" show at the Jerome-Rohwer Internment Camp Museum in McGehee, AR. Prof. Marshall Arne's studio student work, dealing with the museum history and mission, is also part of the exhibition.

Student Exchange Agreement with ETSAB - Barcelona

Students from the HSA and the renowned ETSAB in Barcelona will have an opportunity for a semester long exchange program. The HSA will be the 4th US school with such an agreement with the ETSAB.

Panos Leventis Recognized for Design in Cyprus + Lectured at Michigan

HSA faculty Panos Leventis' design competition entry, recognized with a honorable mention, for a new park in Latsia near Nicosia, Cyprus, was published on CY-ARCH. Prof. Leventis also recently lectured at the University of Michigan on his current research in Athens.

Spring Break Internships &Summer Internships in China

The HSA Spring Break Internship Program continues to offer opportunities across the US and around the world. The SIPDRI, a large firm based in Suzhou (China), now offers summer internships to HSA students/graduates.

HSA Alumni Receive Prestigious National Award

HSA alumni Evelyn Lee '02 (S. Francisco) and Jason Pierce '00 (St Louis) were among the eighteen recipients of the 2014 Young Architect Award by the American Institute of Architects

Design/Build: Drury in Solar Decathlon! - Joplin Garden Nearing Completion

A Drury University and Crowder College team of students and faculty is among the 20 teams competing in the US Dept. of Energy sponsored Solar Decathlon 2015. The TKF Foundation sponsored Butterfly Garden and Overlook at Cunningham Park in Joplin MO is nearing completion (expected inauguration 5/22/14).

The Drury Difference

Architects combine the raw materials of site, shelter, and human need to make significant places—places that are useful, durable, memorable, and inspiring. This equation is both incredibly complex and ancient. Today, however, the architect’s traditional tasks are supplemented by new ones: architects are leaders, collaborators, organizers, entrepreneurs, strategists, researchers, and inventors.


Robert Weddle, Ph.D., AIA, LEED AP
Professor of Architecture & Interim Director
Office: (417) 873-7450

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