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Great Turnout for Conversations in February
Over one hundred guests came out for the Conversations in February: Why does Design Matter, held the evening of February 21st at the Center for the Built Environment and Infrastructure Studies (CBEIS).
Student Awarded Travel Scholarship
Ralph Harper, Jr., 3rd year student in the BSAED Program, is the recipient 2012-13 AIABaltimore Architecture Research and Travel Scholarship. For his research, Ralph plans to travel to Spain and Portugal to study the works of architect, Santiago Calatrava.
Alum wins National Award
Adam H. Howell, 2012 graduate of the City and Regional Planning program, won the The Council of Historically Black Graduate Schools/UMI Distinguished Thesis Award.
CBEIS has been Space Invaded
The Center for the Built Environment and Infrastructure Studies (CBEIS) has a new installation titled "Space Activator". Located in the north end of CBEIS atrium, the installation's structure is based on the theme "Drift", a continuous slow movement from one place to another.
Housing Commissioner Speaks at CBEIS
Baltimore Housing Commissioner Paul T. Graziano and Allan Mallach, a fellow at the Center for Community Progress, National Housing Institute, lectured on the topic of housing and community development policy issues, including vacant and abandoned property issues, at the Center for the Built Environment and Infrastructure Studies on February 5th.
Professor's Work Highlighted in Newspaper
Professor Dale Green's work in the "The Hill", an old African-American neighborhood in Easton, bordered by East Dover, South, Harrison and Talbot streets and Easton's Rails to Trails, was recently highlighted in The Star Democratic, local paper for Eastern Shore.
SA+P Faculty featured in Local Magazine
Professors Pavlina Ilieva and Kuo Pao Lian, were recently featured in the March/April 2013 issue of Baltimore Style Magazine for their firm's, PI.KL Studio, work.
LA Program Shines at Conferences
This spring, landscape architecture graduate students and faculty were able to present their research projects at international conferences.
SA+P Faculty appointed to UDARP
Professor Diane Jones Allen, Department of Landscape Architecture, has been appointed to the Urban Design and Architecture Review Panel (UDARP) for the City of Baltimore.
Morgan Community Mile Unveiling
Morgan State University will be hosting its unveiling of theMorgan Community Mile Initiative on Friday, April 26, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m at the 1600 block of East Cold Spring Lane. This event will prove to be one of the most exciting events to take place involving Morgan State University and the Northeast Baltimore community.
Journalistic Pursuits for SA+P Faculty
rofessor Frederick Scharmen recently had his article, "Making Space for Steel", on the architecture of Baltimore's Sparrows Point Steel Mill published for the new e-magazine, What Weekly, a weekly magazine that focuses on Baltimore's art and culture renaissance.
Reflections on Ebbets Field
Professor Daniel Campo, Ph.D. recently submitted his article "Reflections of Ebbet Fields" for the Oxford University Press Blog. The article focuses on the history of Ebbets Field, the early 20th century ballpark, the former home of the Brooklyn Dodgers.
Students Present at Local Competition
Forty-five of our ARCH 302 students entered the Carbon Challenge Baltimore professional design competition which involved evaluating the material use and energy performance of their designs for an infill block of 8 -9 row houses using software provided by the competition.
Planning Students become APA Scholars
Dr. Rodney Harrell, Vice Chairperson of Policy of American Planning Association (APA), recently announced that City and Regional Planning students, Nokomis Johns and Cherise Orange, were initiated to be Planning and the Black Community Division Catlin/Long Scholars for their "talent, hard work and insight into the issues facing the Black community."
Morgan Hosts HBCU Forum
Over the weekend, the School of Architecture and Planning hosted the 4th Annual HBCU Forum, a gathering of students, faculty, administrators, and professionals, from all of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the country that offer programs in Planning, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Construction Management. Participating schools included Alabama A&M, Florida A&M, Hampton University, Howard University, Prairie View A&M, University of the District of Columbia, and Morgan State University.
SA+P Gears Up for Artscape 2013
Students and faculty from the School of Architecture and Planning have been invited for the third straight year to participate and exhibit an environmental installation for Artscape. The project, titled Destination 1 is a music pavilion and DJ dome inspired by the visionary ideas of Buckminster Fuller.
Creative Works by Prof. Ruth Connell in Juried AACO MFA Exhibition
Three creative works by Prof. Ruth Connell have been accepted in the annual Maryland Federation of Art juried art exhibition for artists of Anne Arundel County.
SA+P Big Winners at AIAMaryland Awards
The School of Architecture and Planning were big winners at the 2013 AIAMaryland Design Awards on September 12th at the new John and Frances Angelos Law Center in Baltimore.