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Destination 1 Highlighted on AIABaltimore Magazine

Destination One AIA

Destination One (2013 Design Build Artscape Project) was highlighted on the May 2014 AIABaltimore Monthly Newsletter focusing on Winners of the 2013 AIABaltimore Excellence in Design Awards. On May 28, AIABaltimore hosted at the Center for the Built Environment and Infrastructure Studies (CBEIS) the “Highlighting Local Talent: Presentations by AIABaltimore Design Excellence Award Recipients”. School of Architecture and Planning students ... Read More »

Architecture Student recipient of President’s Creative Award

At the Spring 2014 Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 17th, Architecture and Environmental Design (BSAED) graduate, Ralph Harper, was named the 2014 recipient of the President’s Award for Exceptional Creative Achievement. The award, established in 1953 by Dr. Martin D. Jenkins, President of what was then Morgan State College, has been a tradition to encourage and give recognition to the ... Read More »

Planning Student awarded MAC-CAE scholarship to travel to India

Jessica Molina, 3+2 (Architecture & Environmental Design and City and Regional Planning) student, will be traveling to India this summer for 8 weeks as the recipient of the Mid-Atlantic Consortium-Center for Academic Excellence (MAC-CAE) scholarship.  As part of Summer Cultural Immersion Program in Bengali and Hindi, Jessica will complete 60 hours of community service and 72 hours per week  learning ... Read More »

Architecture Students Travel to Liberia For Design Challenge

MSU School of Architecture and Planning adjunct professor, Stan Britt, and students Thuy Do, and Zoia Jenkins. (AFRO/Courtesy Photo)

During the 2014 spring break, undergraduate students from the Architecture and Environmental Design program, Thuy Do, Zoia Jenkins, and Zahra Naserdeghan, with Professor Stanford Britt, FAIA, traveled to Liberia to visit the campus of Tubman University and participated in a design challenge with students from two other Historically Black Universities (HBCU) Howard University in Washington D.C. and Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, ... Read More »

Faculty Delivers Plan for Easton’s The Hill

Easton Town Council was presented with a draft “small area plan” for the future of “The Hill neighborhood by a team from Morgan State University. The plans were presented by Morgan faculty, including Professor Dale Green from the School of Architecture and Planning, who is working to prove that The Hill is the nation’s oldest free African-American community through archaeological ... Read More »

Professor Sharma Exhibits Work at International Exhibit

Courtesy Photo

Two of Dr. Archana Sharma’s, Assistant Professor in Landscape Architecture, works were exhibited at the peer-reviewed International Exhibit for the 2014 Council of Educators in Landscape, at CBEIS, Morgan State University, through 26-29th March 2014. The independent piece entitled “Design code in Haiku” and offered haiku as means of practicing critical design thinking, in addition to drawing and sketching. The ... Read More »

Professor Connell’s Work Exhibited at New York Museum

Ruth Connell Work

Professor Ruth Connell’s (Department of Architecture) paintings and lithographs titled, “Art of the Finger Lakes: Ruth Connell Artist” will be exhibited at The Glenn H. Curtiss Museum in Hammondsport, New York. The exhibit will continue through September 2. Read More »

CBEIS Hosts Helsinki New Horizons Exhibition


This summer, the Embassy of Finland chose to make the U.S. premier of Helsinki: New Horizons, a traveling exhibition created by the City Planning Department of Helsinki, at the Center of the Built Environment and Infrastructure Studies (CBEIS) on Morgan State University’s campus from June 2 – 30.   The exhibit focuses on the sustainable development of the City of Helsinki ... Read More »

School of Architecture and Planning Visits Fallingwater


On April 29th, the School of Architecture and Planning students and faculty took its bi-annual (sold out) bus trip to Fallingwater on a cold, windy, rainy day and had a great day! Fallingwater, located in Mill Run, Pennsylvania, was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, arguably America’s most famous architect. The house was built between 1936 and 1939 for clients, the ... Read More »