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Architecture Student named finalist of the AIAS Imagine: Top 60-at-60

In celebration of the 60th anniversary of the American Institute of Architect Students (AIAS), sixty (60) students will have an opportunity to engage with Walt Disney Imagineers. Honorees will be able to participate in a series of lectures, workshops, and tours that highlight the design approach of the Walt Disney Imagineers. Morgan State’s very own, Maleick Fleming, junior in the …

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‘Diamonds’ on display at Chestertown RiverFest

Two of the most popular art installations from last Spring’s Baltimore’s Light City festival, “Charlie the Peacock” and “Diamonds,” was part of the Chestertown, Maryland, two-day RiverFest celebration in Septemer. Funding for the installations is being provided by SANDBOX, ThinkBig, the Kent County Arts Council and an anonymous donor. “Diamonds” was designed by Associate Professor and Undergraduate Design Chair, Gabriel Kroiz …

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CBEIS Hosts Early Women of Architecture in Maryland Exhibit

In the month of October (October 1-30), the Center for the Built Environment and Infrastructure Studies (CBEIS), the home for the School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P) will host the Early Women of Architecture in Maryland exhibit as part of Baltimore Chapter’s American Institute of Architecture (AIABaltimore) Architecture Month. AIABaltimore, in collaboration with Morgan State University’s School of Architecture and …

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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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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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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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Professor Kroiz was selected to participate in Light City

The Artist & Architect team of Mina Cheon and Gabriel Kroiz, Chair, Undergraduate Design, have been chosen to produce an installation entitled ‘Diamonds Light Baltimore’ as part of the 2016 Baltimore Festival, Light City: A Festival of Lights and Ideas. The project will be installed along the Baltimore Waterfront for the week of March 28 – April 3.

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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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