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BSAED Program takes Annual Trip to Fallingwater

On Thursday, October 22nd, over 50 Architecture and Environmental Design (BSAED) students and faculty made the annual pilgrimage to Frank Lloyd Wright’s 1936 masterpiece, Fallingwater. For the first time in years, the weather was clear and warm – optimum conditions for sketching and photography. In addition to touring the building, students documents Wright’s articulation of architectural promenade through spatial compression …

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SA+P Participates in Imagining America Conference at Morgan

The School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P) students and faculty (Brian Stansbury and Gabriel Kroiz) collaborated with Morgan’s Theater, Music, Art, and Public Health departments on two events for the Imagining America Conference on October 2nd at Murphy Fine Arts Center. The bamboo construction activity was part a workshop session: The Fourth Wall: Using the Arts to Engage Urban Communities in which …

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Planning Professor Elected President of University of Maryland Extension—Baltimore City Advisory Board

Morgan State Newsroom

Dr. Tonya Nashay Sanders, Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning at Morgan State University was elected President of University of Maryland Extension—Baltimore City Advisory Board this month. Previously she served as the Vice-President of the Board from May 2015 until September 2015. Dr. Sanders is enthusiastic about taking the helm of the board, “The Board and I are very …

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Undergraduate Architecture and Environmental Design Housing Studio Visits Philadelphia

Forty (40) students from the Fall 2015 Undergraduate Housing Design Studio and their faculty Pavlina Ilieva, David Lopez, Kuo Pao Lian, and Kathleen Lechleiter visited Philadelphia on September 18 to explore cutting edge housing developments that are transforming neighborhoods and winning international recognition for innovation and critical practice. The group visited the studios of Erdy McHenry Architecture, Interface Studio Architects …

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Professor Ruth Connell Selected as 2015 Distinguished Educator of the Year  

From: AIAMaryland September 2015 Newsletter Ruth Connell, AIA, Associate Professor at Morgan State University School of Architecture + Planning was bestowed with AIA Maryland’s 2015 Distinguished Educator of the Year Award during AIA Maryland’s Design Awards celebration on September 17.  AIA Maryland congratulates Ruth on her well-deserved recognition as its 2015 Distinguished Educator of the Year. Nominated by Christopher Morrison, …

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Landscape Architecture Program gets Full Accreditation

The School of Architecture and Planning’s (SA+P) Graduate Program in Landscape Architecture received full accreditation when reviewed during the Spring 2015 semester.  The review examined the curriculum, instructional delivery, learning outcomes, and student success based upon numerous standards and best practices set forth by the Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board, a branch of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA).  Below can …

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Undergraduate Architecture and Environmental Design Students Win 2015 AIA Maryland Design Awards

At the annual Excellence in Design Awards celebration on September 18, the American Institute of Architects in Maryland recognized the students of the SA+P Undergraduate Architecture and Environmental Design Program as Student Design Award Winners of both Undergraduate categories with an additional Jury Citation Award. View gallery of all submissions, video of jury review process, and photos from the event …

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Professor Pavlina Ilieva joins UDARP

Pavlina Ilieva, Program Director of the Undergraduate Architecture and Environmental Design Program at Morgan State University School of Architecture and Planning joined the Urban Design and Architecture Review Panel (UDARP) in June 2015. UDARP provides Baltimore City Planning Commission and the Department of Planning with design review expertise in the areas of urban design, architecture, and landscape design for all …

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Architecture & Planning Students Create “Aqualounge” for 34th Annual Artscape

SAP Artscape 2015

Exhibit Will Serve as a Main Anchor Point for Water-related Education and Entertainment Throughout the Weekend of Festivities At this year’s 34th Annual Artscape celebration, which takes place from July 17-19 along Charles Street between Preston and Mount Royal avenues in Baltimore’s art district, there will be a new center piece exhibit to highlight the festival’s 2015 theme of “Water.” …

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