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First Place Award For Professor Sharma’s Studio


“Hydro-logic” won FIRST PLACE award in North Carolina State University Landscape Chapter’s SHIFT Greenways Navigation Design Competition. The project by Caitlin Cunningham and Walida Smith under advisement of Professor Archana Sharma, addressed the flooding prone context of Raleigh Greenways and proposed a multi-purpose rain gauge that guide users on trail flooding situations, simplified, legible directional signage and frames that direct …

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Professor Frasier Joins Panel Celebrating Women


Associate Professor Suzanne Frasier joins panel celebrating Women in Architecture. Sponsored by the Northern Virginia Chapter of the AIA, the Women in Architecture Series is a three-part lecture series designed to engage, empower and encourage women in the architectural profession. This year’s theme, Architects Saving the World, explores how architects can save the world both locally and globally.

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BFA/AIA Fellows Dinner Honors BSAED Student

Fellows Dinner Large

The 2nd Annual BAF/AIABaltimore Fellows Dinner was held on Friday, March 13, at the Maryland Club. The distinguished speaker was Harold Adams, FAIA, RIBA, JIA (1998 Chancellor, AIA College of Fellows). This dinner was attended by AIABaltimore Fellows, as well as AIABaltimore and Baltimore Architecture Foundation board members in support of the BAF/AIABaltimore Fellows Leadership Award. The BSAED’s inaugural Fellows …

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Morgan Professor Tours One of New York’s Last Wild Waterfronts with Nathan Kensinger

photo by Nathan Kensinger

As the snows of a prolonged winter melt away, signs of life are slowly returning to one of the East River’s last wild spaces. Along the rocky hills of Hunter’s Point—an overgrown promontory at the mouth of the Newtown Creek—a dense forest will soon become verdant, luring in adventurous Long Island City residents. For many years, dog walkers, high school students, …

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Christine Doherty Awarded Travel Scholarship

Christine Doherty, graduating senior in the Architecture and Environmental Design program, has been awarded the 2014 AIABaltimore Architecture Research and Travel and Scholarship. This summer, Christine will be traveling to Bogota, Columbia to research how architecture and public spaces can be used to combat social injustices. In her words, “successful architecture improves the lives of ordinary people. It can make people safer, life …

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Professor Campo Publishes in Urban Infill


Professor Daniel Campo’s essay comparing industrial heritage projects in Brooklyn and Buffalo, “Postindustrial Futures: Adaptive Reuse vs.’As-is’ Preservations,” was published in Urban Infill 7: Historic Preservation and Urban Change (Terry Schwarz, editor). This innovative book series published by the Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative examines the future of urbanism in the American Rustbelt and elsewhere.  Click here to read full chapter

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Professor Gharipour Comes Out with New Book

Associate Professor, Dr. Mohammad Gharipour‘s recently co-edited volume, The City in the Muslim World: Depictions by Western Travel Writers, was published by Rutledge in February 2015.  This book discusses the role of  European travelers in the production of knowledge about the cities of the  Middle East and North Africa. By examining various tools of representation such as drawings, paintings, cartography, and photography in depicting the urban …

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Landscape Architecture Program wins Sustainable Challenge

MSU Resiliency

Landscape Architecture students win first place in the 2014 Maryland Sustainable Growth Challenge competition for its “Easton Street Redesign” project. The Sustainable Growth Challenge, an annual collegiate competition hosted by the Maryland Sustainable Growth Commission, engages students from across the state in planning and sustainability issues.  

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FoAM member Luanne Greene inducted as Fellow

Luanne Greene, a member of the Friends of Architecture at Morgan (FoAM), will be inducted as a Fellow in the American Institute of Architects (AIA) at an investiture ceremony at the 2015 National AIA Convention and Design Exposition in Atlanta this spring. Greene’s work as an architect and planner has transformed campus planning through thoughtful emphasis on placemaking, elevating the experience of a …

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