Design is inherently interdisciplinary.

In the School of Architecture and Design, we focus on creating intelligent and ethical designs with an emphasis on sustainability. Our graduates become professionals with a strong sense of responsibility for the environment and their communities.

Our classrooms are the Louisiana coastline, dense urban cities, and everywhere in between.

Industrial Design

Industrial design makes our lives better.

Whether it's a bike or a boat, a stethoscope or silverware, industrial designers integrate purpose, utility, and aesthetics to create the products that we love to use.

Here, you'll learn the practices of prototyping and design development, so you can create the next great gadget.

Interior Design

There's more than meets the eye.

We have a national reputation for producing graduates who excel in creativity and design, focusing on commercial interior design. We put those skills to good use, too, using interior design principles to improve campus and even combat obesity.

Design Your Future

You can design the buildings, spaces, and products that improve the quality of life for individuals and communities.

In the UL Lafayette School of Architecture and Design, we often garner national and international attention for our students' work, which stands out because of our focus on sustainability and interdisciplinary projects. Our classes spend time on the Louisiana coastline, in New York City, and across the world. We value collaboration, diversity, and critical discourse, because good design requires a broad range of influences.

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Join us, and begin designing your future today!