The University of Maryland’s National Center for Smart Growth (NCSG) has released a report that outlines four possible future scenarios for the Baltimore-Washington region and how they might impact quality of life across the state.
Everyone is invited to join our Annual Diversity and Inclusion International Lunch. Faculty, staff and students celebrate the richness of our global community by sharing conversation and food designed to connect our diverse backgrounds. Together we will finalize our Diversity & Inclusion Values Statement while breaking bread together.
The University of Maryland’s School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation has appointed Michael Marshall, AIA, NOMA, NCARB, as the 2018 Kea Distinguished Professor in Architecture. Mr. Marshall will join the teaching team for the award-winning ARCH600/611 Integrated Design Studio/Advanced Technology Seminar during the fall 2018 semester.
In 1996, a Carnegie Foundation report on architectural education posed a radical idea that intended to bridge the gap between students and their future practice. Authors Ernest Boyer and Lee Mitgang envisaged a “unified profession,” in which firms and the academy collaborate to strengthen “the educational experience of students during school, creating a more satisfying system of internship after graduation, and extending learning throughout professional life.”
On the tail of Washington’s unprecedented windstorm earlier this month, a crowd gathered in Hyattsville, Md., to commemorate a far more powerful force: the fight for a woman’s right to vote. The event marked the unveiling of a historic roadside marker signifying a landmark women’s suffrage rally in 1913. On hand was Kacy Rohn, a recent graduate from the Historic Preservation and Urban Planning Graduate Programs, and author of a comprehensive compendium of Maryland sites—over 50 in all—that were directly related to suffrage activities in the early part of the 20th century.
Grimm + Parker Architects (G+P) is a diverse group of talented, dedicated designers committed to community architecture. With 45 years in the industry and over 200 design awards, they are committed to building communities that are places where people can truly thrive. G+P is a fairly large firm—more than 105 employees, as of this writing, including 46 LEED Accredited Professionals—with a strong balance of emerging professionals and long-tenured staff located at three studios throughout the region: Calverton, Md.; Tysons, Va.; and Charlottesville, Va.