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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.

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Georgia Tech Builds Earth-Shifting Change for Construction

The Georgia Tech School of Building Construction has a tenure-track faculty that is 71% women. That’s an anomaly in the landscape of building construction schools, said Ece Erdogmus, the School’s chair. It’s also a sign of changes happening in the construction industry, higher education, and student awareness of the construction field.

25th Guthman Musical Instrument Competition Winners

This year's Guthman Musical Instrument Competition featured nine finalists from six countries. Hosted by the School of Music, the event identifies next-generation musical instruments and the best new ideas in musicality, design, and engineering.

The winners of the 25th Guthman Musical Instrument Competition received cash prizes and one-of-a-kind musical instrument trophies designed by School of Industrial Design students.

Zen flute

First Place:
Zen Flute

Keith Baxter
United States


Second Place:

Elias Jarzombek
United States


Third Place:

Martelloni, McPherson, Barthet
United Kingdom

Abacusynth wins People's Choice award

People's Choice:

Elias Jarzombek
United States

Upcoming Events

March 16, 2023

Treble Choir Spring Concert

7 – 9 p.m. | West Village Concert Hall

March 29, 2023

CIDI Educational Web Series

2 – 3 p.m. | Online

March 29, 2023

Atlanta Talks: Building Scale Infrastructure

6 – 8 p.m. | Reinsch-Pierce Auditorium

April 1, 2023

Artist-in-Residence: Adia Davina

6 - 7 p.m. | West Village Concert Hall

Majors and Degrees

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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.
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Degrees and Certificates

A full list of the College of Design degrees, minors, and certificates.
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College of Design Chairs Weigh In on Turkey-Syria Earthquake

Throughout the Institute, faculty with ties to the region and earthquake research are closely monitoring the situation. School of Building Construction Chair Ece Erdogmus and School of City and Regional Planning Chair Gulsah Akar have close personal and professional ties to Turkey. They are partnering with colleagues in Turkey who are already gathering data from the disaster zone. Together, Erdogmus and Akar will work to help develop a monitoring and rebuilding plan for the region.

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.

Student Achievement

Julia Pina poses with InVenture Prize People's Choice trophy

Julia Pina: inVenture Prize People's Choice

Jack Rubenstein poses in Georgia Tech Baseball uniform

MRED Student Receives Baseball Team Honor

Students pose with their model of a bridge for Westside, Atlanta.

Bridging the Gap to the Westside

Panel host Anna Wiles.

AIAS Panel: Queer Identity in the Workplace

What's Happening in the College

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SCaRP Partners With World Urban Campaign

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Construction Matters Hosts Irish Horsey

Perry Yang and Subhro Guhathakurta

Georgia Tech Urban Research Panel

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Bjarke Ingel's Lesson for Georgia Tech Students

Media Inquiries

Ann Hoevel
Director of Communications
College of Design
E-mail Ann Hoevel
+1 404-385-0693