Students in Georgia Tech’s School of Architecture won second place overall and first place in the creativity, presentation and coordination categories in “Building the Tower of Babylon: What on Earth is Sustainability,” an international competition held by the Global Alliance of Technological Universities (GlobalTech).
Seven participating teams, from architecture universities in China, India, Singapore, Switzerland and the United States, constructed a tower using only local materials to create a symbol of sustainability for their region, country, city and university.
The University System of Georgia has approved a new PhD
degree with a major in Building Construction at Georgia Tech, the first such
offering in the nation. Housed within the College of Architecture and the
School of Building Construction, the program is now accepting applications for
fall 2012 admission.