Learning Spaces

The Republic Building
Entry Portal," created by Miller M.Arch faculty members Daniel Luis Martinez and Etien Santiago for Exhibit Columbus 2019, sits at the entrance to the Republic Building
Entryway
Classroom 107
Main hallway
Classroom 101
Our flexible auditorium space embodies the spirit of modernist, open-plan design
Hallway to Fabrication Lab
Our Fabrication Lab is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, including a CNC Router, laser engravers, 3D printers, and more
Vinyl cutting area in the shop
Visual Studies Studio
The Miller M.Arch Gallery features museum-quality exhibitions and lively catered receptions
Architecture Studio
Exterior view of the famous North Christian Church in Columbus

The scalable city

Columbus, Indiana has been called the sixth most architecturally important city in the United States, alongside New York, Chicago, and San Francisco.

What makes Columbus ideal for an architecture program is its size. Columbus has the institutions, aspirations, and conflicts of larger cities. It is small enough, though, to be understood in its totality, and for meaningful interventions to be made. The body of forces and influences that form the city of Columbus are lessons you can transfer to any city, anywhere in the world.

To live and work among this collection of buildings would be an invaluable experience for any student.

John Reed, Director of Design, Cannon Design, NYC

Miller M.Arch + Cummins

Headquartered in Columbus, Cummins Inc is an engine manufacturing company that has contributed to the city’s architectural excellence for more than 60 years.

The Cummins Foundation recommends architects for select public projects and funds the design portion of the architect fees. This vision began with Cummins’ former chairman and CEO J. Irwin Miller, whose Mid-Century modern home is now a national historic landmark and tourist attraction.

The J. Irwin Miller Architecture Program gives students the unique opportunity to collaborate with Cummins talent and resources. In 2017, the Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design partnered with Cummins to build one of the largest 3D printed sculptures in the world.

Interior view of the conversation pit inside the famous Miller House in Columbus.

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Students in the Republic Building, home of the M.Arch program