Rice Architecture is a diverse think tank of dynamic researchers and teachers, who gravitate toward innovation and enhance the conversations so essential to the architectural discipline
Your gift has a tremendous and immediate impact on the school’s research endeavors and pressing student initiatives, including global travel. The generosity of alumni and friends like you also helps enhance our spaces with technological resources to attract top students and faculty. Contribute to the next century of architectural education at Rice by selecting a designation and clicking donate online below, or by printing a donation form and mailing it to us.

For more information, please contact Emily Stein, Director of Development, at or (713) 348-3424.



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Elinor Evans Centennial Fund

The Elinor Evans Centennial Fund was created by her students to honor her and is a merit award for a freshman student in Rice Architecture 

Anderson Todd Fund

The Anderson Todd Award supports Option 1 M.Arch. students, either through studio travel or an annual award to an outstanding student 

PLAT Student Journal

PLAT is an independent architectural student journal published by students at Rice Architecture

Gensler Fabrication Lab

In honor of Jo and Jim Furr, the Gensler Fabrication Lab provides digital fabrication equipment and technologies for the students and faculty of Rice Architecture

Totalization Fund

Totalization is an award-winning comprehensive studio that engages leading consultants and includes research travel for students and faculty

Undergraduate Student Support

Support funding helps Rice Architecture attract and support students as they endeavor toward a 5-year professional degree

Rice Architecture Paris

Founded in 2002, Rice Architecture Paris provides a study abroad opportunity for current upper-level undergraduate and graduate students

General Support

Dean’s discretion fund to support research, student initiatives and needs pertaining to architectural education 

John J. Casbarian Travel Fund

Travel fund for students’ global experiences in honor of Harry K. and Albert K. Smith Professor of Architecture John J. Casbarian

Rice Architecture Construct

Construct is a workshop and course for Rice Architecture students which collaborates with other Rice departments to design and build structures for community clients

Graduate Scholarship Fund

Support funding helps Rice Architecture attract and support students as they endeavor toward an advanced degree in Architecture

Student Initiatives Fund/Society Material Fund

Supports the student-led Society and Mentorship organizations, including charrettes and social, educational, and professional events

Innovative Practice Research Lab

A fund for facilities and equipment that advance research, through publications, prototypes, and exhibitions. 

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