PROFESSIONALLY PREPARED

  • CONNECT ALL DISCIPLINES of design and construction throughrigorous, accredited professional, interdisciplinary curricula

  • Empower students with the confidence to INNOVATE andLEAD in the profession

  • Reimagine practice with a critical lens to connect new technologies and business practices

  • Incorporate ROBUST INTERNSHIP experiences in PARTNERSHIP WITH PROFESSIONALS and alumni

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CREATIVELY CURIOUS

  • Embody the dynamic dialogue between CRITICAL THINKING, DESIGNING and MAKING as a way to continually advance design discourse

  • Instill the POWER OF DOING and the importance of engagement in a rich variety of design-based educational experiences

  • Cultivate student’s capacity for CREATIVE, HOLISTIC, PROCESS-ORIENTED DESIGN THINKING


GLOBALLY AWARE

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  • Integrate design education with CULTURALLY DIVERSE EXPERIENCES through a rich variety of field study travel

    • World Tour 2016, The Louvre

    • community field trips

    • field trip week

    • semester global studies (World Tour, CAP Asia)

    • Summer Global studies (CAP Americano Sur, CAP Italia…)

  • Affirm the VALUES OF SOCIAL, CULTURAL, ENVIRONMENTAL, and ECONOMIC EQUITY as essential qualities in the design of the built environment


LOCALLY ENGAGED

  • Incorporate REAL-WORLD, APPLIED PROJECTS, AND RESEARCH into design education

  • Partner DESIGN EDUCATION WITH COMMUNITY NEEDS and the potential for design to be a catalyst for community oriented, positive change

  • Integrate COLLABORATIVE, DESIGN + BUILD METHODS and stakeholder roles as well as community participation through in-depth design application workshops



INTELLECTUALLY INDEPENDENT??