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Students can get a jumpstart with Summer 2020 Courses. Offerings include design, architecture, photography, drawing, making, design thinking, historic preservation, real estate, and social innovation and social entrepreneurship. View the Tulane School of Architecture Summer 2020 Course Offerings.

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2020 Thesis Show

Repeats every day 2 times.
May 26, 2020 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
May 27, 2020 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

You're invited to a live-streaming presentation of the Tulane School of Architecture's 2020 Thesis Show. 

This virtual event features select work by the undergraduate and graduate students from the Tulane School of Architecture. The projects cover a wide breadth of representation techniques and research topics – design solutions to address climate change, education, urban crises and social emergencies.

Graduate Thesis: May 26, 5pm-6pm CT

The 2020 graduate theses explore the rebuilding of New Orleans as a water city, new pedagogies in design-build, radical solutions to the extreme housing crisis in Hong Kong, the construction of design narratives, and a new typology for overdose prevention sites.

  • Featuring: Henry Brereton, Kalyn Faller, Mengning Lan, Casey Last, and Lucy Satzewich.
  • Faculty Thesis Directors: Benjamin J. Smith, Scott Bernhard, Emilie Taylor Welty, Kentaro Tsubaki.

Undergraduate Thesis: May 27, 5pm-6pm CT

The 2020 undergraduate theses confront the need for shelters for women and children, underground strategies for Jerusalem, the adaptation of coastal cities such as San Francisco to urban floods, and the preservation of coastal redwood forests.

  • Featuring: Ana Chu/Isabella Zannier, Yara Hantash, Kate Katz/Ryan Shaaban, and Jacob Smiley.
  • Faculty Thesis Directors: Cordula Roser Gray and Ammar Eloueini.

To register for one or both events, click here. Registration ends on Tuesday, May 26, at 3pm CT. Current students, faculty, and staff will have registration information emailed directly to them. For questions, contact Kristen Jones at or 504-314-2332.

Thesis Exhibition: The school recently finished a digital recreation of Richardson Memorial Hall, Room 201, as a virtual exhibition experience to showcase work by the 2020 Thesis students. In this virtual exhibition, walk through the space and experience all 27 projects. Virtual Thesis Exhibition project page: