A photo of the "Rapunzel" bench in the West Architecture building, focused on sinusoidal curves in the three-story back of the bench.

Design, the Georgia Tech Way

Design, the Georgia Tech Way

We think it's important to understand how technology enables better design, and how to fuse that technology into buildings, products, lifestyles, cities, regions, and even healthcare.

Ingeborg Rocker

Ingeborg Rocker Named School of Architecture Chair

Rocker begins her tenure as Chair and William Harrison Professor of Architecture on September 1, 2022. She will lead the School’s 22 full time faculty members, more than 300 students, and undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate, and professional degrees. She will add a research lab dedicated to Sustainable Industry Innovation to the School’s five existing research labs.

“In addition to her deep knowledge of architecture as a scholar, educator, and practitioner, Ingeborg Rocker brings extensive and exciting industry experience and perspectives that will benefit our architecture program immensely, particularly in relation to inter-disciplinary research” said Ellen Bassett, Dean of the College of Design and John Portman Chair

Laura Ballestrino posing.

Fall 2022 Concerts

School of Music Ensembles

Each semester, the Georgia Tech School of Music ensembles deliver a diverse selection of performances to the campus and Atlanta communities. Join us!

Pianist and composer Laura Ballestrino will be an artist in residence with the School of Music from September 14 – 28. Her visit includes a performance with the GT Symphony Orchestra on September 22nd where she will perform Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4 and present the world premiere of her orchestral suite composed based on video game scores she has written.

Our concerts are also live-streamed on the School of Music YouTube channel.

Majors and Degrees

An undergraduate student wears a VR headset and uses a joystick.

Undergraduate Programs

Our bachelor of science degrees combine creativity, collaboration, and technology.
Shimon the robotic, improvising, and singing robot plays music with graduate students.

Graduate Programs

Our graduate students use design to solve real-world problems and develop new technologies.
Exterior shot of the East Architecture building on Georgia Tech campus.

Degrees and Certificates

A full list of the College of Design degrees, minors, and certificates.

Design Research

Our six research centers focus on a range of crucial issues, many of which impact our daily lives. Our topics include the development of cities and regions, the healthcare environment, helping those with physical limitations, and new ways to create music.

Stylized shapes from the Shape Machine

Hong Wins 2022 ARCC Awards

Tzu-Chieh Kurt Hong (Ph.D. Arch ’21) has won a 2022 King Medal from the Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC) for his work on the Shape Machine. ARCC awards one King Medal annually to one student per ARCC member institution. Earlier this year, Hong won the 2022 ARCC Dissertation Award for the same work.

Student Achievement

The Georgia Tech Solar Decathlon team works together in a studio.

GT Team Wins DOE Solar Decathlon

Timothy Min

Graduating with Empathy: Timothy Min

Canadace Washington

Candace Washington Wins Tower Award

The ULI Hines finalist team.

GT Team Named 2022 ULI Hines Finalists

Board of Regents Approves Global Development Degree

The new Master of Science in Global Development at Georgia Tech is a one-year collaborative degree that combines courses in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, the School of City and Regional Planning, and the School of Economics. 

Honors and Recognition

Russell Gentry

Gentry Chairs GA Carbon Bank Committee

Clio Andris.

Andris Appointed to Geospatial Advisory Committee

Britney Boykin

Brittney Boykin at the Kennedy Center

Georgia Tech team poses in the Hinman building.

Tech Team Named 2022 ULI Hines Finalist

Danielle Willkens

Willkens Wins AIAS Educator Honor Award

Kurt Hong.

Hong Wins 2022 ARCC Dissertation Award

Part of a photo collage of English Avenue.

Flourishing Communities Wins Pit-UN Grant

Ellen Dunham-Jones and the coauthor of her book.

Dunham-Jones Wins National Book Award

Media Inquiries

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College of Design
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