The Catholic University of America

Education Abroad


Spirit of Place | Spirit of Design


Each year, CUArch, in conjunction with Travis Price Architects, creates a unique Spirit of Place |Spirit of Design Design-Build Program. In this program, students travel to remote sites throughout the world to construct environmentally sensitive structures that are culture and place specific.

2016 SOP Cost Summary & Program Acceptance Form 



To see a great article about Travis and his work with Sprit of Place click here


Summer 2015: Ireland, The Procession of the Souls
Awards/Recognitions: ibp Pride of Place 2015

Summer 2014: Ireland, The Crossing
Awards/ Recognitions: Best Design in Tourism Award, Ireland 2015
National AIA Award with IFRAA 2015
Award of Merit in Architecture in 2015 Washington Chapter AIA Awards Program


Summer 2013: Ireland, Tale of the Tongs
Award/ Recognition: National AIA Award with IFRAA 2014
Award of Merit in Architecture in 2014 Washington Chapter AIA Awards Program

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