College of Architecture and the Built Environment

The College of Architecture and the Built Environment is educating the next generation of design and construction professionals in architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, historic preservation, construction management, geodesign, sustainable design and real estate development. The College partners with major corporations, local communities and nonprofit organizations, supplying a broad range of real-world projects and networking opportunities. This dynamic approach to education and emphasis upon social equity, sustainability and design excellence equips graduates with a competitive advantage, poised to become innovative leaders in an equitable and sustainable future.



Hear from Barbara Klinkhammer, Dean of the College of Architecture & the Built Environment.

Architectural Studies at Thomas Jefferson University is a profession allied to architecture. Choose from minors as varied as architectural history/theory, building technology, construction management, historic preservation, interior design, landscape design, landscape planning and photography.

 

Hear from David Kratzer, AIA, NCARB, Interim Director of Architecture and Architectural Studies; Associate Professor & CABE Nexus Advocate - Architecture: Technology and Design/Build

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Architecture at Thomas Jefferson University is an NAAB-accredited, STEM-designated, professional five-year program. Prepare for architectural licensure through hands-on experience in a program focusing on innovation, interdisciplinary collaboration and sustainability. You will explore smart cities and smart design, learning to place architecture into a future context through research-based exploration.

 

Hear from David Kratzer, AIA, NCARB, Interim Director of Architecture and Architectural Studies; Associate Professor & CABE Nexus Advocate - Architecture: Technology and Design/Build

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Construction Management at Thomas Jefferson University is an ABET-ANSAC (Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission) accredited, STEM-designated program. The industry-centered approach provides technical, practical and innovative knowledge for the management of complex multidisciplinary projects using cutting-edge techniques.

 

Hear from Gulbin Ozcan-Deniz, PhD, LEED AP BD+C, Director and Associate Professor of Construction Management

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Interior design at Thomas Jefferson University is a CIDA accredited program, preparing NCIDQ-Certified Interior Designers known for excellence in design and professionalism. Explore your creativity, think differently and innovate while honing your skills. The curriculum promotes integrated design practice through collaborative, synergistic work solving real-world design problems with architects, industrial designers, textile designers, health professionals and others.

Hear from Lauren Baumbach, RA, AIA, IIDA, NCIDQ, IDEC, Director and Associate Professor of Interior Design and Interior Architecture:

 

Hear from Interior Design Student Hannah Brokos:


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Landscape Architecture at Thomas Jefferson University is Landscape Architecture Accrediting Board (LAAB) accredited. Work on real-world projects; benefit from the program’s network of partners, including PA Horticultural Society, Fast Forward, Americorps; and connect with industry through faculty from top firms in Philadelphia.

Hear from Kimberlee Douglas, RLA, ASLA, LEED GA, Director and Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture

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