Now in our 91st year of operation, The School of Architecture is forging a new path while honoring the traditions, pedagogy, and philosophy of our past as the Taliesin Fellowship founded by Frank Lloyd Wright. We offer a contemporary design education based on Wright’s philosophy of learning by doing, experimentation, and building with the landscape. We strive to bring lasting innovation, equity, and sustainability to the diverse communities that we serve.
TSOA’s Master of Architecture program is accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB), the sole agency authorized to accredit US professional degree programs in architecture.
Regular Application Deadline For Fall ’24:
April 15, 2024 (Portfolios and Letters of Recommendation due April 30, 2024)
The School of Architecture offers two- and three-year Master of Architecture (M.Arch) degrees designed for students who thrive in an immersive, multifaceted environment focusing on rigorous design, critical thinking, and hands-on learning. The small-scale of the school facilitates an individualized educational experience and fosters a close relationship between students, faculty, and staff.
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Application Deadline for Summer '24: May 15, 2024
The School of Architecture offers a 4-week Immersion experience in Chicago and Wisconsin geared to college-level participants and adults interested in deepening their understanding of architecture. This experience provides an opportunity to learn the discipline side-by-side with faculty and students.
Usonia 21 is a service-learning initiative at the School of Architecture, focusing on student-led design projects in underserved communities. Emphasizing affordable housing and economic development, the program addresses sustainability, equity, and racial justice through architecture.
This past Spring 2023 semester, TSOA presented the second edition of John Lautner’s Pearlman Cabin & Walstrom Residence exhibition at Architekton, in collaboration with the Organic Architecture + Design Archives and the John Lautner Foundation. This exhibition, featuring two unique residential works by Lautner, a renowned American architect and early apprentice of the Taliesin Fellowship, first opened to the public at Arcosanti in the Fall of 2022, and was re-located and re-organized by TSOA students at the offices of Architekton in Tempe, Arizona.
The school admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other school-administered programs.