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The Long Haul to Design Village

Four students carry wooden structures on a dirt road surrounded by greenery

At the annual Design Village architecture challenge, first-year students design and create unique temporary dwellings on campus, then transport them in pieces by hand up the half-mile-long route through Poly Canyon, where they reassemble and spend the weekend in them.

Check out a few more photos from Design Village weekend, learn how this year’s teams navigated the competition’s “modular” theme, and watch as structures come together in the canyon.