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Samuel Dean Owen

Bachelor of Architecture ’22

Magna Cum Laude

  • The Capstone Award
  • Capstone Distinguished Project (Independent Option)
  • Stream Award, Professional Practice
  • Outstanding Undergraduate Student Grader
  • Faculty Commendation
  • 1st Place, 2020 AIAS National in Studio: Model Prize
  • 2nd Place, 2021 Richärd Kennedy Portfolio Prize
  • 1st Place, Honors Pinnacle Thesis Video Pitch Prize
  • Winner, Arizona Building Alliance Portfolio Award (Twice)
  • Member, American Institute of Architecture Students
  • Tau Sigma Delta National Honor Society in Architecture and Allied Arts

Home Town
Phoenix, Arizona

Capstone Project
Altra Volta: A Neighborhood Hub for the Self-Sufficient City


The best thing that the architect of the future can do is to build less.


Special shout out to the most amazing graduating class CAPLA has ever seen! Thank you to everyone who has helped to keep our little community strong and to help keep me grounded from my own self-induced chaos.



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