College of Architecture, Planning and Design
Self-guided tours and information
Come to the college information and welcome table to pick up a brochure and map for a self-guided tour. First floor, center wing, Seaton Hall (enter through the south doors from Bosco Student Plaza).
Studio visits and project displays
Enjoy models, furniture, plans, designs and landscapes designed and built by students. Visit with students and faculty about academic programs.
- Architecture. First and second floors, east wing, Seaton Hall.
- Environmental design studies. Ground and first floors, east wing, Seaton Hall.
- Interior architecture and product design. Second floor, east wing, Seaton Hall.
- Landscape architecture. First floor, east wing, Seaton Hall.
- Regional and community planning. First floor, east wing, Seaton Hall.
Advising for future students and guestsRepresentatives from the dean’s office will be available to answer general questions about academic programs, the application and admission process, and the design professions. College information and welcome table. First floor, center wing, Seaton Hall (south doors from Bosco Student Plaza).
This 30-minute presentation — designed for high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors and guests — explores the professions of architecture, interior architecture and product design, landscape architecture, and regional and community planning. Get answers about the application and admission process. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Foerster Auditorium, 63 Seaton Hall.
Work by department of architecture students will be on display in the hallways of the first and second floors of the east wing of Seaton Hall and in 208 Seaton Hall. View work by architecture students in their second through fifth years of study.
Interior architecture and product design work
Work by department of interior architecture and product design students will include furniture design, product design, interior architecture and artwork. This year’s focus is on creative use of recycled materials and an emphasis on innovative lighting designs. Please stop by the student-designed displays on the second floor, east wing of Seaton Hall and rooms 202F, 203C, 206 and 207 Seaton Hall.
Rain garden tour
Visit the award-winning International Student Center rain garden, designed and constructed by students and faculty from the department of landscape architecture/regional and community planning. Sculpture students and faculty installed rain bowls. The rain garden reduces stormwater runoff and improves water quality by using permeable pavements and collecting rooftop runoff for a native plant perennial garden. 1 to 1:30 p.m. International Student Center. Meet at the garden, off of Mid-Campus Drive and south of Call Hall and Claflin Road.
Student rendering competition exhibit
View color and black-and-white freehand, computer-generated and mixed media renderings; see which projects the jury selected as best. Chang Gallery, first floor, central wing, Seaton Hall.
Seaton Hall native plant research and demonstration green roofs
Learn about Seaton Hall’s two living roofs, completed in May 2009 and May 2012. Tours will depart from 106C Seaton at 11 and 11:30 a.m. Includes walking stairs.
Regional and community planning and landscape architecture work
Work by department of landscape architecture/regional and community planning faculty and students will be on display along the hallway and in 105 and 106C Seaton Hall (first floor, east wing). Please stop by the landscape architecture studios (105, 106A/B and 106C Seaton Hall) to learn about planning/design projects that address important social, economic, ecological and local community issues.
Visit the library, meet the staff and experience Weigel Library for yourself. Weigel Library houses the university’s collection of 40,000 architecture, planning and design resources. 323 Seaton Hall.
Want to show off your creativity and design skills? Stop by the third floor of Seaton Hall and spend some time contributing to Lego creations.
Design and build Box City
Stop by 106C Seaton Hall to help build Box City. Sponsored by the Student Planning Association and the Student Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects, this event allows you to try your hand at planning a model city using recycled materials and Lego bricks. Learn to assess a city’s physical and economic needs, design harmonious buildings and public spaces, and construct a city that enhances urban livability.