Thomas Stanton Laging, FAIA
B. Architecture 63 from University of Nebraska
M. Architecture 66 from the Harvard Graduate School of Design
Professor Laging is Architecture Program Director. He has taught at all levels of the curriculum for more than 42 years.
He is a member of the State Board of Engineers and Architects and serves as a member of the NCARB education committee. He is an advisor to the AIA Central States Emerging Professionals Committee.
As a consulting urban designer, he has broad experience in mixed-use urban retail projects, town center design and campus planning. He is nationally noted for his leadership of many of The AIA's Urban Design Assistance Teams (RUDAT’S).
He is a charter member of the Nebraska Capitol Environs Commission that was founded based on a plan that he co-authored. He has been a Fullbright Scholar and distinguished professor at several universities. He was elevated to a fellow in the AIA for his service to communities in 1998.
Areas of Interest
Professor Laging’s principle interest and expertise is in urban design. He also has a sustained interest in how beginning design students develop fundamental architecture skills. He is passionate regarding the continued importance of drawing as a direct medium for architectural expression in the digital era.