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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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Professor Grieb wins Design Award

Assistant Professor Brian Grieb, AIA, LEED BD+C, and his architectural design practice, GriD architects, was recently selected for an Honor Award from the American Institute of Architects West Virginia (AIA WV) Chapter, for their design of Ridge House in Berkeley Springs, WV. One of only 3 projects recognized for outstanding design excellence, Ridge house was the only residential project to receive …

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The Accidental Playground goes Beyond Brooklyn

Associate Professor Daniel Campo presented his acclaimed book, The Accidental Playground: Brooklyn Waterfront Narratives of the Undesigned and Unplanned at MIT in Cambridge, Mass. on Friday afternoon May 8. His lecture, sponsored by the City Design and Development group in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning is caopen to the public. (See attached poster for more details.) On Tuesday …

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Professor Campo Moderates Panel at SANA Conference

City and Regional Planning Associate Professor Daniel Campo moderated a panel discussion on postindustrial landscapes during the Society for the Anthropology of North America (SANA) annual conference held at John Jay College in New York City. Later in the conference he shared his thoughts about the globalization of urban development in New York during a tour of the city’s Hudson …

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SA+P Students Win at MSU Science Research Symposium

Congratulations to three of our students who won awards for best research posters at the MSU Science Research Symposium held last April 14, 2015. The winners are: Social Science Category: Olabisi Oladele, Graduate Architecture student , Adviser: Dr. Mohammad Gharipour Title of research: “How can Architecture facilitate the transition of ex-convicts from prison back into the community.” Sustainability and Design: …

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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

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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