MSU architecture students participate in 2017 field trips

October 14th, 2017 Comments Off on MSU architecture students participate in 2017 field trips

Mississippi State’s School of Architecture’s annual Field Trip Week was Sept. 24-29. These field trips allow for students to travel to metropolitan areas to meet with architecture professionals, visit sites, and observe urban environments.

First-Year Studio: Dallas, Texas
Professors: Andrew Tripp, Francesca Hankins, and Ryan Fierro
Some of the places that the students were able to visit were:

  • The Interfaith Peace Chapel by Philip Johnson
  • Kimbell Art Museum by Louis I. Kahn
  • Marty Leonard Chapel by E. Fay Jones

    Kimball Art Museum

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Second-Year Studio: Washington, D.C.
Professors: John Poros and Alexis Gregory
Students were able to visit the following places:

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library
  • National Building Museum
  • Finnish Embassy
  • Washington Cathedral
  • Sidwell Friends
  • Perkins + Will DC Office
  • National Gallery of Art
  • United States Capitol Building
  • National Mall
  • Monticello
  • School of Architecture at the University of Virginia
  • University of Virginia Lawn

Third-Year Studio: Chicago, Ill.
Professors: Bryan Norwood and Justin Taylor 

Fourth-Year Studio: Boston, Mass.
Professors: Jacob Gines and Fred Esenwein
While in Boston, the students were able to visit several different locations:

  • Old North Church
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • MIT Chapel
    • Kresge Auditorium
    • MIT Media Lab
    • Ray and Maria Stata Center
    • Brain and Cognitive Sciences Complex
    • Baker House
    • Simmons Hall
  • Harvard University
    • Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
    • Sever Hall/Grossman Library
    • Harvard Yard
    • Austin Hall
    • Gund Hall
    • Harkness Commons
    • Design Research Building
    • Harvard University Science Center
    • Peabody Terrace
  • Boston City Hall
  • John F. Kennedy Federal Building
  • Boston Government Service Center
  • Historic Otis House
  • Massachusetts State House
  • Granary Burying Ground
  • Boston Common
  • Paul Revere House
  • The Institute of Contemporary Art
  • University of Massachusetts
    • Design Building
    • Integrative Learning Center
    • Fine Arts Center
  • Northeastern University Museum of Fine Arts
  • Trinity Church
  • Boston Public Library
  • John Hancock Tower
  • Copley Place
  • Church of the Covenant
  • Phillips Exeter Academy Library


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