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SA+P Alumni recognized at Founder’s Day Convocation

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At the 2016 Founder’s Day Convocation on November 10, School of Architecture and Planning alumni, Camessia Johnson ’14 and James Potter ’98 were honored with the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award, for their professional work and service to the community. Congratulations to Camessia and Jim! Below are their bios: CAMESSIA D. JOHNSON earned the Bachelor of Science Degree in Architecture and Environmental Design in 2014, …

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‘Diamonds’ on display at Chestertown RiverFest

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Two of the most popular art installations from last Spring’s Baltimore’s Light City festival, “Charlie the Peacock” and “Diamonds,” was part of the Chestertown, Maryland, two-day RiverFest celebration in Septemer. Funding for the installations is being provided by SANDBOX, ThinkBig, the Kent County Arts Council and an anonymous donor. “Diamonds” was designed by Associate Professor and Undergraduate Design Chair, Gabriel Kroiz …

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CBEIS Hosts Early Women of Architecture in Maryland Exhibit

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In the month of October (October 1-30), the Center for the Built Environment and Infrastructure Studies (CBEIS), the home for the School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P) will host the Early Women of Architecture in Maryland exhibit as part of Baltimore Chapter’s American Institute of Architecture (AIABaltimore) Architecture Month. AIABaltimore, in collaboration with Morgan State University’s School of Architecture and …

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Students research accepted at International Conference

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Architecture and Environmental Design student Bret Woods completed his Independent Study (IS) with Associate Professor Samia Kirchner during Summer of 2016. His abstract submission, “Designing Equity: An Analysis of Baltimore’s Urban Re-development was accepted for presentation at the World Congress of Undergraduate Research (WCUR) to be held in Doha, Qatar, from November 13-15, 2016.  According to the review committee, his abstract, “demonstrates …

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Professor Campo explores urban wilderness in Queens; authenticity and cities in Pittsburgh

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Daniel Campo, Associate Professor in City and Regional Planning, spent large parts of the summer exploring the sometimes splendid and often overwhelming wilderness found in residual, accidental and postindustrial sites in the borough of Queens, NYC, as part of the Chance Ecologies project. During a week long residency at the Queens Museum’s Studio-in-the-Park, he documented and toured a variety of …

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SA+P Offers New Post Baccalaureate Certificate

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Starting Fall 2016, the School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P), under the Graduate Program in Landscape Architecture, will start offering a new Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Sustainable Urban Communities. The certificate is offered for students who desire to enhance their knowledge of the crucial issues associated with urban sustainability in a multi-disciplinary and comprehensive fashion. The Program provides for the continuing education of those professionals …

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Artscape 2016 Exhibits Are Out Of This World

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Billed as the largest free arts festival, Artscape is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of people to Baltimore over the next three days. This year’s theme is “Space: Explore what’s out there.” One exhibit at the festival has taken over a city block. It’s a down-to-Earth installation that’s out of this world. The “Space Place” is a solar system created by …

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Morgan’s SA+P Students Create “Space Place” Exhibit for Artscape 2016

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Morgan State University has once again been invited to participate in Baltimore City’s Artscape – America’s largest free arts festival. For Artscape 2016, Morgan’s School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P) installed a design-build anchor project tying into the festival’s 2016 theme of “Space: Explore What’s Out There.” SA+P instructor Brian Stansbury and his student collaborators created the Space Place exhibit as …

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Architecture Professor Wins AIA Design Award

For the second consecutive year, Assistant Professor Brian Grieb and his design practice, GriD architects have been awarded a design award from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) West Virginia Chapter. This year’s award winning project, Highland House, was a modest renovation and addition to a cabin located Upper Tract, West Virginia, co-designed with his firm’s partner, Alistair Dearie.  GriD architects transformed a …

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