Goals of VABE

To promote:

  • creativity and versatility
  • multidisciplinary knowledge [collaboration among disciplines]
  • integration of theory and practice
  • sensitivity to the design process
  • creation, maintenance and enhancement of the built environment
  • understanding of the professions that shape the built environment
  • awareness of contemporary issues and visual cultural
  • energy efficiency and environmental sustainability

To attract:

  • those who are creative, reflective, and responsive
  • those interested in:
    • public art
    • urban design
    • architecture & construction
    • conservation & sustainability
  • those with a desire to improve society's living conditions

    Student project:  Bus shelter structure

Jarrett Sorko reinterprets the ever present functional but bland bus stop.