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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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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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