Studio Insider

Posted by Sam Fox School September 22, 2017


Wonder what it's really like to study at the Sam Fox School? Here's a snapshot of work being undertaken inside (and outside) the studio this semester.

Snapshot of the cool work and site research from our Master of Urban Design program this fall. Big thanks to Hallie Nolan (MArch18/MUD18), visiting assistant professor Paola Aguirre, and others for the pics.

Mid-reviews are wrapping up for the MArch international housing studio. Projects are sited in Berlin, Barcelona, Santiago, Halifax, and San Juan. Photo courtesy of @samfox_gsaud.

Work by So A Ryu for professor Douglas Dowd's infamous 100 Figures Assignment in his senior illustration course. Read more about the assignment here>>

Some of our students used fall break as an opportunity to participate in Road Shows, where they met with organizations across the country and networked with alumni. Shown here, students got an up-close look at life at 1stAveMachine as part of the Art Direction & Design Road Show in New York. Check out more photosf from their trip here>>

The Office for Socially Engaged Practice recently launched its "Spotlight Sundays" Instagram sereies, highlighting Sam Fox School students and faculty who are doing socially engaged work. First up: Alexis Vidaurretta, a junior in architecture who is also co-president of Verde and an associate in the Office of Sustainability. Learn more about her work here>>

With mid-reviews upon us, there's no shortage of interesting work in studio these days. For Barge-I-tecture: Towards an Alternative Energy Future of the Mississippi River, Cesar Rodarte designed a MMMM (Mobile Mississippi Monitoring Machine) to monitor air quality/pollution along the Mississippi River. Photo courtesy of @cdrodarte.

Team WashU's CRETE House in Denver for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2017. Teams are judged in 10 contests; Team WashU tied for second in the competition's Architecture contest. Photo by Stan Strembicki for @WashUSolarDecathlon.

Student prepping materials for artist Lisa Anne Auerbach, who's working in residence as the fall 2017 Arthur L. and Sheila Prensky Island Press Visiting Artist. Photo courtesy of @washu_print.

Graduate architecture students visit the Bicentennial Museum as part of their semester in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Photo courtesy of Daniel Kozak.

Students in lecturer John Early's Drawing class working on a perspective drawing. Photo: Mary Borgman.

MUD studio XL/L field trip through the St. Louis region, including stops at Chesterfield Mall, the NGA construction site, Lafayette Square, and Laclede's Landing. Photo courtesy of @samfox_gsaud.

Textural paper studies by students in our Intro to Fashion Design classes. Photo courtesy of @wustlfashion.

Canoe trip down the Mississippi River, from North Riverfront Park to the Gateway Arch, as part of a graduate architecture option studio led by associate professor Derek Hoeferlin.