For a decade, “America’s Best Architecture & Design Schools” from DesignIntelligence has been the definitive school ranking as determined by practitioners who employ design professionals.

The 2009 edition of “America’s Best Architecture & Design Schools” contains 110 pages of charts, graphs, data, and analysis of design programs across the nation that no student, prospective student, school counselor, or hiring manager should be without.

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* Best architecture schools             * Best interior design schools * Best landscape architecture schools * Best industrial design schools * NEW: America's world-class schools of architecture * Most admired design educators of the year * Most admired design programs by deans and academic department chairs * Architect Registration Examination pass rates by school * How current architecture students rank their schools * Historical review of top architecture schools * Directory of accredited programs * And more!

Plus helpful and insightful articles:

* "Looking Around the Corner and Seeing a Future" * "Advice for Design Students" * "All About Accreditation" * "Rethinking Education in Today's Competitive Arena" * "The Multi-Skilled Architect" * "Partner and Prosper: The New Academic Paradigm" * "MBA: Making Better Architecture?" * "An Enviable Design Portfolio"

About “America’s Best Architecture & Design Schools 2009”

Published by Greenway Communications LLCISBN: 978-0-9818989-1-9 110 pages $39.95 Order from the DesignIntelligence bookstore or call (800) 726-8603


Members of the media may obtain review copies of “America’s Best Architecture & Design Schools” and interviews with DesignIntelligence Founding Editor James P. Cramer by contacting Jane Gaboury,, (678) 879-0932.