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Students research accepted at International Conference

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

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

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

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

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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SA+P Students Preserving Baltimore’s Architectural History

This year, School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P) students have been integral in the renovation of the Carroll Mansion on East Lombard Street in Baltimore, Maryland. Graduate students, Jeanie Libutti (M.Arch. ’18) and Adia Key (M.Arch. ’19), were charged with redesigning the dining room with all new furniture, floor and wall treatments, and lighting fixtures. The result is a balance of …

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Morgan Professor secures technical assistance from U.S. National Park Service

Landscape Architecture Assistant Professor Archana Sharma, Ph.D. secured technical assistance from U.S. National Park Service through Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance program for the year 2015-2016. She is joined by Engineering Assistant Professor James Hunter and the Morgan Community Mile Initiative Director Ellis Brown in this effort. Dr. Sharma is working with National Park Service Project Manager Wink Hastings on conservation and …

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School of Architecture Collaborates in “Diamonds Light Baltimore”

Diamonds Light Baltimore

Gabriel Kroiz, associate professor and chair of Undergraduate Design in Morgan State University’s School of Architecture and Planning, teamed with artist Mina Cheon to create 15 outdoor light sculptures that will be on display as a part of “Light City Baltimore.” The Kroiz Cheon collaborative named their project “Diamonds Light Baltimore.” It will illuminate landscapes along sections of the inner harbor’s …

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Professor’s Work exhibited at The Lowe House of Delegates Office

Art work by Department of Graduate Built Environment Design Associate Professor Ruth Connell has been selected for a curated exhibit at The Lowe House of Delegates Office in Annapolis, Maryland. With over 462 entries, Ruth Connell, architecture professor at Morgan for over 25 years,  is one of 55 artists selected for this exhibition sponsored by the Maryland Federation of Art. The …

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