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Over the past two decades, the three Washington area chapters of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Washington Architectural Foundation, and the National Building Museum have collaborated to organize the annual Interschool Design Competition. These competitions expose students to the various local architectural curriculums and the architectural profession.

Posted on 10/18/2017 by Maggie Haslam

Andrea Ponsi talks with his hands. In a recent critique of projects in MAPP’s great space, his fluent gestures—combined with a sharp Italian accent—demand attention. Later in studio, working closely with students one-to-one, Ponsi again uses his hands to make a point—this time with a pencil.


Posted on 10/16/2017 by Maggie Haslam

A solar-powered house that blends Native American principles with cutting-edge technologies and modular design won second place at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2017.

Posted on 10/15/2017 by Maggie Haslam

Learn what it takes to land a job at one of the country's top firms.

Posted on 10/12/2017 by Maggie Haslam

M.C.P. alum helps communities in rural Pennsylvania become resilient in today's environmental and economic climate.

Posted on 10/12/2017 by Maggie Haslam
Oct 21, 2017
5:00 PM
Great Space

Please join us as we celebrate Jim Cohen, who recently retired from the university, and welcome new faculty members Ariel Bierbaum and

Posted on 09/28/2017 by Christine Cestello Hinojosa

Inspired by both technology and tradition, reACT connects the indigenous world with western scientific innovations to deliver a sustainable, regenerative, almost “living” model that intends to change the way the industry approaches housing.

Posted on 09/27/2017 by Maggie Haslam

Ph.D. candidate Kerry Li Fang has been awarded a U21 Graduate Collaborative Research Award from Universitas 21, a new program that enables doctoral candidates to develop innovative, international research collaborations within the U21 Network. In partnership with colleagues from Australia and China, Fang will examine the patters of industrial clusters across North America, Australia and Asia.

Posted on 09/27/2017 by Maggie Haslam

Historic Preservation students, in collaboration with the Town of Bladensburg, the Aman Memorial Trust and local preservation professionals will soon begin on a two-year project that will document and restore a unique feature of Bostwick House: a late 18th-century buttress.

Posted on 09/27/2017 by Maggie Haslam