The School of Architecture founded by Frank Lloyd Wright as The Taliesin Fellowship in 1932

We Are

  • An intimate learning environment unlike any other. The intellectual life of the school is fostered by the core faculty and enriched by visiting scholars, artists, and architects from across the globe
  • A NAAB accredited Master of Architecture program
  • In residence at two historic Arizona campuses – Arcosanti and Cosanti
  • In our 90th year teaching experimental architecture and learning by doing
School of Architecture

The School of Architecture offers a three-year immersive Master of Architecture (M.Arch) program designed for students who thrive in a multifaceted environment focusing on rigorous design, critical thinking, and hands-on learning. The small-scale of the school facilitates an individualized educational experience and fosters a close relationship between students, faculty, and staff.

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M.Arch Early Application  Deadline For Fall ’23 – January 15, 2023

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The School of Architecture offers an 8-week Immersion experience geared to college-level participants and adults interested in deepening their understanding of architecture, this experience provides an opportunity to learn the discipline side-by-side with faculty and students.

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Immersion Application Deadline for Summer ’23 – April 30, 2023

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Lecture Double Feature

TSOA presents a lecture double feature beginning on Thursday, February 23, 2023, with a lecture by Behnaz Assadi and Nima Javidi of Ja Architecture Studio. The lecture is presented at TSOA’s Cosanti campus at 6:00 PM

On Friday, February 24th the second lecture in the double feature will be presented by Jimenez Lai of Bureau Spectacular. The Built and Unbuilt Stories will be presented at TSOA’s Arcosanti Campus also at 6:00 PM

Click here for more information about both events


John Lautner Exhibit

TSOA is pleased to present the second edition of John Lautner’s Pearlman Cabin & Walstrom Residence exhibition at Architekton, in collaboration with the Organic Architecture + Design Archives and the John Lautner Foundation. This exhibition, featuring two unique residential works by Lautner, a renowned American architect and early apprentice of the Taliesin Fellowship, first opened to the public at TSOA’s Arcosanti campus in the Fall of 2022, and has been re-located and re-organized by TSOA students at the offices of Architekton in Tempe, Arizona.

The latest edition opens Friday, February 3 from 5PM–7PM. A closing event on March 31, 2023, will reflect on the two projects, the two exhibitions, the creative process, and future potentials of future exhibitions as the collection of materials continue to travel and grow. Click Here for additional information about the exhibit.

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Student Shelter Gallery

Continuing a tradition dating to the earliest days of the school, then under the direction of Frank Lloyd Wright, the TSOA graduating class of 2021 built their shelters at our new Arcosanti campus in the spring of 2021. This gallery highlights some of those shelters in varying stages of completion. Click to learn more.

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