Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects

In AIADO, our studios have no boundaries: we are creative across disciplines and we are engaged with our community at SAIC, our context in Chicago, and the world. Our dedicated faculty teach from diverse experience in practices that impact public life and drive public culture. We value the craft that brings ideas into the world; the research that informs criticality, and the compelling stories we tell to share our work.

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Undergraduate Chicago National Portfolio Day
Sunday, October 20, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
Meet with more than 60 art schools and universities and get feedback on your work.

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Chicago Graduate Portfolio Day
Saturday, November 2, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Get feedback on your portfolio and meet with a number of colleges offering graduate degrees in art & design.
 

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The School of the Art Institute of Chicago's (SAIC) Department of Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects (AIADO) offers six graduate-level Master of Architecture (MArch), Master of Fine Arts (MFA), and Master of Design (MDes) degrees and is part of the Bachelor of Fine Arts pathways.

Undergraduate Degrees

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio (Interior Architecture Pathway)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio (Architecture Pathway)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio (Designed Objects Pathway)

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Graduate Degrees

  • Master of Architecture
  • Master of Architecture with an Emphasis in Interior Architecture
  • Master of Design in Designed Objects
  • Master of Fine Arts in Studio, Architecture
  • Master of Fine Arts in Studio, Designed Objects
  • Master of Fine Arts in Studio, Design for Emerging Technologies

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