News and Events

Sixteen capstone students completed their spring semester projects, the students were divided into two separate groups and presented to a panel of industry experts for the Colvin first place prize of $1,000!

 

Posted on 06/16/2017 by Carrie Chard

Lung-Amam's Tresspassers is "essential reading on the landscape of twenty-first-century America."


Posted on 06/14/2017 by Maggie Haslam

Some of the best ideas are born from the singular question, “What if?” These two words are a definitive part of Ethan Bindernagel’s lexicon and emulate the spirit of his adopted home state—California—where innovation and risk narrate its history, and where careful planning will forge its future. For the past 10 years, Ethan has worked for the City of Walnut Creek, a community located about 25 miles east of San Francisco; first as a planner and, most recently, as the city’s economic development manager.

Posted on 06/08/2017 by Maggie Haslam

The first course Marcus Ervin took in real estate development, he nearly failed. An undergraduate architecture student at Morgan State University, Marcus took the course in hopes of parlaying the knowledge into a side job in the industry to earn some additional income. It was more than he expected. “The course was constructed like ‘The Apprentice’ and we were tasked with redeveloping a blighted neighborhood in east Baltimore,” Marcus, recalls laughing, “I knew nothing about project financing and had limited experience with Excel.

Posted on 06/08/2017 by Maggie Haslam

Architectural Historian William Graham joins UMD’s Historic Preservation Program

Posted on 06/02/2017 by Maggie Haslam

Dr. Marccus Hendricks will join the University of Maryland’s Urban Studies and Planning Program this fall as an incoming Assistant Professor. With a research and practice agenda rooted in environmental justice, Hendricks’ interests focus on how infrastructure, environmental outcomes and neighborhood forces interact to affect people’s everyday lives and their lives during times of extreme events. He specializes in infrastructure planning and management, environmental planning and hazard and disaster mitigation.

Posted on 06/02/2017 by Maggie Haslam

 

Posted on 06/02/2017 by Maggie Haslam

Join the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation as we mark this important milestone with parties, lectures, golf and galas, including: 

 

  • October 6th: Golf outing at UMD Golf Course
  • October 7th: Alumni reception and gathering
  • Week of October 22nd: Keynote Lecture for Homecoming Week, kicking off the 50th Anniversary Lecture Series
  • Spring 2018: Grand dinner celebration, Washington, D.C.

 And much, much more! Details and dates to come!

Posted on 06/01/2017 by Maggie Haslam

Architecture team sets their sites on building houses--and relationships--in Haiti.

Posted on 05/26/2017 by Maggie Haslam

Architecture students re-visit Glen Echo’s history to re-imagine its future

Posted on 05/26/2017 by Maggie Haslam