Inspiration for architecture thesis projects may stem from various sources including academic passions and personal connections. Such was the case for South Carolina native Phillip Smith’s graduate thesis project, a counterproposal for the design of the International African American Museum (IAAM) located in Charleston, South Carolina.
A distinct group of practicing architects and academics whose areas of expertise include the making of cities and their buildings from antiquity to today.
The Rome Studies Program is the only foreign studies program among American university architecture schools required for all students.
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