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SA+P Wins Big at Maryland ASLA Awards

On April 19, it was an excellent night for the Morgan State University Landscape Architecture program. Several students received awards/recognition at the Maryland American Society of Landscape Architects (MDASLA) Awards: 2017 University Olmsted Scholar (Morgan) — Samuel Quick 2017 Maryland ASLA Student Scholarship ($1000) — Samuel Quick 2017 Maryland ASLA Student Fellowship ($2000) — Chris Schoenster Presentation of, and Recognition …

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SA+P Offers New Post Baccalaureate Certificate

Starting Fall 2016, the School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P), under the Graduate Program in Landscape Architecture, will start offering a new Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Sustainable Urban Communities. The certificate is offered for students who desire to enhance their knowledge of the crucial issues associated with urban sustainability in a multi-disciplinary and comprehensive fashion. The Program provides for the continuing education of those professionals …

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Landscape Architecture Students complete work in Belair-Edison

Last year, the Morgan student chapter for the American Society of Landscape Architecture (SASLA) worked with the Belair-Edison neighborhood to complete conceptual designs for renovated residences and vacant lots. St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center, a non-profit housing provider, sponsored a student charrette for front yard designs with residents in the community to supplement newly renovated homes in Belair-Edison. The chosen concepts revolved around …

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Next City shares ideas on future of streets by Professor Sharma

Thinking about green networks and streets, advancing the thinking beyond the streetscape of Easton town, which was recognized through the first place award at Maryland Sustainable Growth Challenge early this year, Dr. Archana Sharma’s, Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture, ideas on futuristic transportation for Baltimore have been captured in Next City blog. To read the full Next City article, click here. …

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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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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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SA+P Participates in Park(ing) Day

In making our city greener, the School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P) participated in Park(ing) Day at two locations in Baltimore city on September 19th.  According to parkingday.org, PARK(ing) Day is an annual open-source global event where citizens, artists and activists collaborate to temporarily transform metered parking spaces into “PARK(ing)” spaces: temporary public places. At 834 W. 36th Street in Hamden, students from the …

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Professor Sharma Exhibits Work at International Exhibit

Two of Dr. Archana Sharma’s, Assistant Professor in Landscape Architecture, works were exhibited at the peer-reviewed International Exhibit for the 2014 Council of Educators in Landscape, at CBEIS, Morgan State University, through 26-29th March 2014. The independent piece entitled “Design code in Haiku” and offered haiku as means of practicing critical design thinking, in addition to drawing and sketching. The …

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Olin Partner visits Landscape Studio

Hallie Boyce, a partner with Olin Studio and a prominent figure in the Landscape Architecture profession, visited Professor Archana Sharma’s LAAR 520 to deliver an inspirational talk and critique students ongoing design work on a network of parks and observation deck along Herring run stream. The studio work was also invited for presentation at Cinco-de-Mayo community presentation session on Morgan …

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School of Architecture and Planning Hosts International Conference in Baltimore

For the first time since its inception in 1979, the Department of Landscape Architecture in the School of Architecture and Planning is hosting the 2014 Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture annual conference, which will take place in the Inner Harbor from March 26th to 29th. Close to 500 faculty, students, and practitioners from around the world will gather to present …

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