You are invited to attend the University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation and Real Estate Development’s Prospective Graduate Student Open House on Friday, October 5, 2012, at in the Architecture Building Auditorium.
Fall 2012 Lecture Series: Gallery Lecture
Friday, September 21, 2012 | 6:15 pm
Lecture by Lukas Schweingruber Schweingruber Zulauf Landscape Architects, Zurich
"The Swiss Touch in Landscape Architecture"
Fall 2012 Lecture Series: Kibel Gallery Lecture
September 19, 2012 | 6:15 pm
Architecture Auditorium - Reception in the Kibel Gallery to follow
Lecture by TIME[SCAPE]LAB: Brian Ambroziak & Andrew McLellan
Get your copy of the new book Inspired Innovation: WaterShed at the University of Maryland, which tells the story of the making of the winning entry in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011
The Environmental Finance Center (EFC) has recognized the town of Berlin as the first municipality in Maryland to complete its certification through the “Sustainable Maryland Certified” program (SMC)
Join Dean Cronrath, faculty, alumni, students and friends October 12-13th as we mark the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation's 40th Anniversary.
New Reston Installation and Performance Continues Exploration of Space and Movement
Out of Place, a site-situated installation and contemporary dance performance conceived by Associate Professor of Architecture Ronit Eisenbach and Assistant Professor of Dance Sharon Mansur will debut this month at Lake Anne Plaza in Reston, VA.
Marvin Breckenridge Patterson Lecture:
Thursday, April 26, 2012 | 6:00pm
Lecture by Alaa Elwi el-Habashi
"Community Participation and Conservation:
Selecting World Heritage Sites in the Arab Region"
ADVANCE Scholar Lecture:
Thursday, April 26, 2012 | 4:00pm
Art /Sociology Building | Room 2203
Lecture by Bobbie Kilberg
"The Road Ahead: The Technology Industry and the Region's Economic Future"
Reception for Alumni of the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
Friday, May 18, 2012 | 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Offices of Suzane Reatig Architecture
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 | 6:15pm
Lecture by Dr. Jaafar Chalabi
Sustainable Tuesdays: A Lecture Series
Tuesday, April 17, 2012 | 3:30 pm
Lecture by Zoe Johnson and Students of Professor Vikki Chanse
"Building Resilience to Climate Change: Planning, Policy & Practice"
International Night Sponsored by NOMAS
Friday, April 13, 2012 | 6:15 pm
featuring student and faculty art | live music | international cuisine +
linear gallery study abroad exhibition
Christine Henry, a PhD candidate and assistant to the Director of the Historic Preservation program, has had a passion for the squished penny for over a decade.
Bay-inspired solar house will continue to educate, innovate under new ownership
“It’s fantastic to know that the house and its mission will live on, that Pepco will carry our torch and build upon what the team had started years ago. It couldn’t go to a better owner,” said Brian Grieb, WaterShed’s Project Manager and Faculty Advisor.
"Sustaining Greenbelt's Legacy" is a two-day symposium celebrating the 75th Anniversary of this New Deal community. It is being held in the Greenbelt Community Center--the original Resettlement Administration elementary school--on April 27th & 28th, 2012.
Friday, March 30, 2012 | 1:30 pm
Register outside the Architecture Auditorium
Design concepts for the Cross Street Market in Baltimore’s Federal Hill neighborhood will be unveiled tomorrow, Thursday, March 29th in Baltimore.
Kibel Gallery Lecture:
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 | 6:15pm
Lecture by Robert Siegel
"Movement: Robert Siegel Architects"
Sustainable Tuesdays: A Lecture Series
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 | 3:30 pm
Lecture by Colleen Wright-Riva and Greg Thompson
"Food and Sustainability"
Urban and Regional Planning and Design doctoral candidates present their research in a series of informal presentations taking place this Spring 2012 semester. Please join us and learn about their exciting research and help our candidates practice their presentation skills before a live audience. Lunch will be provided.
You are invited to attend the University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation and Real Estate Development’s Prospective Graduate Student Open House on Friday, November 4, 2011, at 1:30pm in the Architecture Building Auditorium.
Hours after last month's earthquake and tsunami hit Japan, as reports of the extensive damage and loss of life began to trickle in, the international community began looking for ways they could help. For Professor Hiroyuki (Hiro) Iseki, an assistant professor of urban planning who grew up in Hyogo, Japan, the desire to contribute in some way resonated close to home.
Sustainable Tuesdays: A Lecture Series about
Sustainability and the University of Maryland, College Park
5pm Tuesdays, School of Architecture Planning and Preservation
Tuesday, March 8, 5pm, Architecture Auditorium
Daniel Libeskind, the world-renowned architect of projects like the master plan for the World Trade Center in New York and the Jewish Museum Berlin, will be giving a lecture at the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation on Wednesday, February 16th 2011 at 6:15 pm.
The University of Maryland's Solar Decathlon WaterShed team has been awarded a $50,000 grant from Constellation Energy, a Baltimore-based company specializing in energy products and services. Constellation's "E2: Energy to Educate" grants recognize environmental projects that inspire students to use science and technology to address growing energy challenges.
This key event for students and alumni of the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation consists of several opportunities to interact and network with organizations and alumni.
Friday, March 11, 2011, 12:00PM - 05:00PM Great Space, School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
An assessment of Prince George's County's industrial land use, conducted by the University of Maryland's Urban Studies and Planning Program, was presented last week to the Prince George's County Planning, Zoning and Economic Development Committee, the first comprehensive examination of the county's industrial space in 20 years.
Jeff Tiell, a Ph.D. student in Urban and Regional Planning and Design, has received an International Conference Student Support Award (ICSSA) from the Graduate School at the University of Maryland towards his participation in the Just City Symposium in Amsterdam, The Netherlands in February 2011.
Thomas Spiegelhalter will be lecturing on the topic of "Globally Benchmarked Buildings versus Green Washed Buildings: Taking a Critical Look at the Design, Resource Use, and Performance of Sustainable Buildings and Cities."
Jeff's article sparked a lively discussion...
TV journalist Tom Brokaw popularized the term "The Greatest Generation" in his 1998 book to characterize those Americans who grew up during the Great Depression of the 1930's, defeated Fascism, Nazism and Imperial Japan in World War II, and afterwards shaped the modern world. They created a world of unprecedented economic vitality and personal freedom.
Adrianvala, a Ph.D. student in Urban and Regional Planning and Design, will serve as a CTE Fellow in the 2010-11 academic year.
PhD Candidate Scott Dempwolf will participate in the Transformative Regional Engagement (TRE) Roundtable December 7-8, 2010, in Washington, DC.
The Urban Studies & Planning program sponsored two planning studios in Summer 2010—giving students the opportunity to travel to Cape Town, South Africa or to learn more about their own community in Prince George's County.
Friday, October 22, 2010
Architecture Building Auditorium
David Cronrath has been named the next dean of the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at the University of Maryland. He will begin his Maryland post on July 1.
PhD student Joe Costanzo has won an award from from the Organizers of the 2010 Metropolis Conference in the Hague to present his research on cultural participation and the integration of immigrants in Belgium.
PhD student Lynette Boswell won a competitive scholarship to the week-long NeighborWorks Training Institute, held annually in Washington, DC and sponsored by NeighborWorks America.
Please join us in congratulating our December graduates and award winners.
Ph.D. students, Rebecca Lewis, Zubin Adrienval and Joe Costanzo continue to make their mark in the academic community by publishing articles and winning fellowships.
Carolina Burnier is the winner of an annual graduate scholarship from the Women's Transportation Seminar.
Two faculty members and a student in the PhD program in Urban and Regional Planning and Design are key contributors to a new book on smart growth in China
Several recent graduates and a student in the Urban and Regional Planning and Design program contribute articles to several leading planning and development journals.
This year's conference focused on green urban design and planning for the Mid-Atlantic region.
Joe Costanzo, Ph.D. candidate, presents a paper entitled "Planning to Integrate: Immigrant Participation in Urban Projects," at a University of Maryland-sponsored Conference on Immigration Research in College Park, MD.
Rodney Harrell, a student in the Urban and Regional Planning and Design PhD Program, successfully defended his thesis, Understanding Modern Segregation: Suburbanization and the Black Middle Class.
Ph.D. student Joe Costanzo has been awarded the 2008 Summer Graduate Research Fellowship and the Goldhaber Travel Grant to attend and present at a conference in Rome, by the University's Graduate School.
PhD students Lynette Boswell, Joe Costanzo, Jung Ho Shin, and Maria Teresa Souza presented their research at the Graduate Research Interaction Day (GRID).
Our second Ph.D. graduate, Vikas Mehta, has just published an article in the Journal of Planning Education and Research.
Maria Teresa Souza received a US$10,000 grant from the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy to develop a research paper and to participate in a seminar focusing on the impact of public regulations on the process of urbanization in Latin America with her research proposal titled "Informality, Land Use Regulation, and Housing Price: a Model Applied to Curitiba, Brazil,"
Monday, October 27, 2008, 8:00pm
Samuel J. LeFrak Lecture
Architecture Building Auditorium
Andi Livi Smith was the recipient of dissertation fellowship plus
travel funds to attend the Active Living Research conference in San
Diego in 2007.
Two URPD students, Andi Livi Smith and Carolina Burnier received
Eisenhower Graduate Fellowships from the Federal Highway