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DESIGN DISCOVERY Workshop (School of Architecture Summer program)

Design Discovery Workshop is an seven day summer camp intended to answer many of the questions about architecture and design as fields of study and as professions. The major goal of the workshop is to simulate the information, skill, and intensity required for an architectural education and to give clear insight into the practice of architecture and design. With this experience, it will be possible for the participants to make an informed career decision about architecture and its related disciplines.

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2019 Design Discovery brochure + Application  WEB LINK

Parental Consent Forms 2019  WEB LINK

What is involved in the professions of design and architecture? What do design students study while in college? How can a person best prepare for an education in these fields? Many people who think about design have these or similar questions that should be answered before they make a decision about their career. Although we are all affected daily by the built environment, design education and the profession are often not fully understood by prospective students.

The School of Architecture within the College of Architecture, Art, and Design at Mississippi State University is offering a seven-day summer workshop that is intended to answer many of the questions about design and architecture as fields of study and as professions. The major goal of the workshop is to simulate the information, skill, and intensity required for a design education, while providing a clear insight into the practice of architecture. With this experience it will be possible for the participants to make an informed career decision about architecture and its related design disciplines.

Admission into Design Discovery is open to high school age students (16 and above) and incoming college freshmen who are interested in the field of architecture and/or other related design fields. Older students are also encouraged to attend, but they must contact the School of Architecture for specific instructions and arrangements before filling out the application. Neither school transcripts nor letters of recommendation are required. Prospective students, as well as those considering a career in architecture, have found Design Discovery helpful in confirming their choice of architecture as a profession and in making a smoother transition into the First-Year Design Studio. Also, the dedicated faculty members and high-caliber students who work as counselors and instructors during the week provide knowledge, experience, and friendships that will be valuable to entering freshmen in architecture. The School of Architecture highly recommends that all those who have been accepted into First-Year Design Studio in the fall semester seriously consider participating in the Design Discovery Workshop experience.

Design Discovery is scheduled during the MSU Freshmen Orientation programs. Because students may register for classes during Orientation, the School of Architecture strongly advises incoming freshmen to attend both Orientation and Design Discovery. Please refer to the Mississippi State University website for specific Summer Orientation dates and programs.

All applications should be received by us before June 1. Anyone considering applying after this date should call the School of Architecture before mailing in an application to determine whether space is still available. It will be first-come, first-served; space is limited.

For further information or additional brochures, please write or phone:
Design Discovery
Attn: Phyllis Davis-Webber
School of Architecture
P.O. Box AQ
Mississippi State, MS 39762-5541
Phone :662-325-2202 Fax 662-325-8872
email: desdisco@caad.msstate.edu

NOTE: Please download and print the PDF file of the Application Brochure below.

2019 Design Discovery brochure + Application   WEB LINK

Parental Consent Forms 2019   WEB LINK

WEB SITE: (2019)   http://caad.msstate.edu/wpmu/designdiscovery2019/

Who is eligible: 

Admission into Design Discovery is open to high school age students (16 and above) and incoming college freshmen who are interested in the field of architecture and/or other related design fields. Older students are also encouraged to attend, but they must contact the School of Architecture for specific instructions and arrangements before filling out the application.

Type: Overnight Camp

Sponsoring Unit: 

School of Architecture

Cost: 

$600 (includes food and lodging in the dorms for 7 days) 

Contact: 

For further information or additional brochures, please write or phone:
Design Discovery
Attn: Phyllis Davis-Webber
School of Architecture
P.O. Box AQ
Mississippi State, MS 39762-5541
Phone 662-325-2202 Fax 662-325-8872
email: desdisco@caad.msstate.edu

NOTE: Please download and print the PDF file of the Application Brochure below.

2019 Design Discovery brochure + Application

Parental Consent Forms 2019