Feb 25, 2019
7:00 PM
Kibel Gallery

Join us in the Kibel Gallery every other Monday starting February 25th for a FREE yoga session with a certified instructor!


Yoga mats are first come first serve, or bring your own!


All levels are welcome.




Mondays 7 - 8 PM

Posted on 02/22/2019 by Jelena Dakovic
Mar 6, 2019

Thank you to everyone in the MAPP+D community who played a role in making Giving Day 2019 such a success! The School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation raised $28,887 through 112 gifts from 70 donors!

Posted on 02/13/2019 by Jelena Dakovic

Join us as we Kick-Off the "Sustenance & Sustainability: Sparking Dialogue, Shifting Culture" project on Wednesday, February 13th at 6:00 PM in the Kibel Gallery.


The project will utiize the Kibel Gallery as a temporal and physical scaffolding to support a place for students, staff and faculty to gather, share and hold critical conversations. 


Posted on 02/08/2019 by Jelena Dakovic

Join us at the 5th Annual Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Real Estate Awards Gala which will take place on Tuesday, March 5, as we recognize our honorees: Robert Rauch, Raymond Skinner, W.

Posted on 02/08/2019 by Jelena Dakovic

Latinos in Heritage Conservation: Locating Equity & Social Justice in Historic Preservation


Sarah Zenaida Gould, PhD

Co-Chair, Latinos in Heritage Conservation

Director, Museo del Westside, San Antonio, TX


Posted on 01/25/2019 by Jelena Dakovic

The 30th Anniversary of the Historic Preservation Program arrives in 2018. We're excited to share outstanding events we are planning for the 2018–2019 academic year.



Saturday, October 27, 2018

HISP@30: Looking Back/Moving Forward Dinner at Riversdale House Museum

Winter 2019

Posted on 10/01/2018 by Jelena Dakovic
Oct 5, 2018
10:00 AM
Architecture Building

Participate in The National Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit from October 5th – 7th.  REGISTER HERE.

Posted on 09/12/2018 by Jelena Dakovic

MRED alumni and current MRED student happy hour will be held on September 19 from 4:30-7:30 pm at Burton's Grill in College Park/Riverdale (near the new Whole Foods). Come for complimentary appetizers, a cash bar and stay for the networking and fun!! Please RSVP to Carrie Chard at (for planning purposes).

Posted on 09/07/2018 by Carrie Chard

Call for submissions to the first-ever annual placemaking summit

Posted on 05/18/2018 by Maggie Haslam
May 2, 2018
12:00 PM
Great Space

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.

Posted on 04/09/2018 by Fabian Gomez
Apr 12, 2018 to Dec 31, 2019
Architecture Building Great Space

MAPP@50: Concrete Pasts, Possible Futures Exhibition


Apr 13, 2018
9:30 AM
Architecture Building

The University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation (MAPP + D) is hosting its first annual research symposium!


Posted on 01/19/2018 by Jelena Dakovic

The ENTIRE school is invited to two workshops in part of the MAPP @ 50 Looking Ahead Exhibit hosted by special guests Cassie Meador and Bimbola Akinbola from Dance Exchange. 


Come for food, fun and conversation about MAPP's past 50 and future 50 years!


Travel to the future with us!


Great Space

Workshop 1: 12 - 2 pm

Posted on 01/14/2018 by Heather Summers
Jan 26, 2018
Architecture Building Great Space

The ENTIRE school is invited to two workshops in part of the MAPP @ 50 Looking Ahead Exhibit hosted by special guests Cassie Meador and Bimbola Akinbola from Dance Exchange. 


Come for food, fun and conversation about MAPP's past 50 and future 50 years!


Travel to the future with us!

From windbreakers to travel mugs, celebrate MAPP’s 50th with official merchandise!

Posted on 12/13/2017 by Jelena Dakovic

MAPP’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee culminates its thought-provoking “Table Talks” series with its first International Lunch. Faculty, staff and students are invited to celebrate the richness of our global community by sharing conversation and food designed to connect our diverse backgrounds.

Posted on 04/27/2017 by Maggie Haslam

The gender gap historically seen in professions that shape the built environment is narrowing. A recent census of alumni from UMD’s architecture program found that, since its founding in 1967, over 1,200 of the 3,000 graduates from the program are women. MAPP’s faculty has changed too. Today, 33% of faculty in MAPP’s four programs are women and two of which—Sonia Hirt and Margaret McFarland—hold prominent leadership roles.

Posted on 03/21/2017 by Maggie Haslam

Daphne Spain, Ph.D., is the James M. Page Professor in the Department of Urban and Environmental Planning at the University of Virginia School of Architecture. She will speak on Constructive Feminism: Women's Spaces and Women's Rights in the American City.


Syrian-born Salam Aref leverages a love for architecture, art and history to improve the lives of women on a global scale.

Posted on 11/04/2016 by Maggie Haslam

Carolyn Armenta Davis, Hon. AIA, is an international architectural historian, lecturer, critic, curator and writer focusing on contemporary African-American, Afro-Latino, Afri-European and African architects. In this lecture, she takes a look at those architects and observes the diverse cultures, politics, economics, geographies and histories that inform their designs. Davis has spoken in over 35 cities worldwide. Her writings have been published globally and she has served on numerous local, national and international design juries.

Lecture series and exhibit celebrate the achievements of women in the profession

Posted on 02/12/2016 by Maggie Haslam

Join Eric Shaw, Planning Director of the District of Columbia Office of Planning (DCOP), David Do, Director of the Mayor’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs (MOAPIA), Willow Lung-Amam, Assistant Professor in Urban Studies (UMD), and Roger Lewis, Washington Post Columnist and Professor Emeritus in Architecture (UMD), as students discuss the challenges and opportunities of a culturally and economically rich DC neighborhood.

Apr 8, 2016
5:00 PM
ARC 0204

Carol Ross Barney FAIA, Luanne Greene FAIA, LEED AP, Melanie Hennigan AIA, LEED AP, Lisa London AIA LEED AP BD+C, DBIA, Kathryn Prigmore FAIA, LEED AP BD+C

Women Leading Architecture focuses on the stories of contemporary women leaders in the architecture profession. This two-day symposium will highlight the careers of five accomplished female leaders in the profession. The participants will discuss their career paths touching on the important moments that guided them towards leadership positions in both the profession and the community. The speakers will provide insights into how they benefited from mentors and overcame obstacles along their way to assuming leadership roles.

Feb 1, 2016 to May 30, 2016
Kibel Gallery

Researched and created by the Women in Architecture Committee of AIA Baltimore, this exhibition celebrates the women who contributed to Maryland architecture from the 1920’s to the 1960’s.


Kibel Gallery Panel Discussion

Women Architects' Contributions to Mid-Century Modernism in Maryland

Oct 7, 2015 to Jan 8, 2016
Kibel Gallery

With much enthusiasm, The University of Maryland Kibel Gallery, in collaboration with the Embassy of Brazil, The Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute, present the exhibition, Lina Bo Bardi: To Teach is To Construct produced and curated by Ronit Eisenbach and Denise Hochbaum.

Oct 7, 2015
5:00 PM
ARC 0204

Zeuler R. Lima, Cathrine Veikos

Kibel Lecture, Exhibition Opening and Book Signing


Sonic Artist + Programmer: Ivica Ico Bukvic, presents "Fostering Creativity, Education, and Community through Technology"


Mr. Bukvic is Assoc. Prof. of Computer Music, at Virginia Tech School of Performing Arts; and he is a Collaborator on Cloud, the accompanying exhibit.


This event is co-sponsored by UMD Design|Cultures + Creativity Program.

Jan 27, 2015 to Jul 31, 2015
Kibel Gallery

Lecture: 'Hands on Urbanism: The Right to Green'

Wednesday, February 25th at 5:00 pm, Architecture Building Auditorium, Reception to Follow



Hands-on / practical; involving action, based on active participation

Sep 1, 2014 to Jan 5, 2015
Kibel Gallery

Lecture:  Wednesday, November 12th, 5pm, School of Architecture Auditorium. Reception to follow, Kibel Gallery.

Oct 17, 2014
2:00 PM
ARC 0204

Steve Dumez is a Partner and the Director of Design of the New Orleans-based architectural studio Eskew+Dumez+Ripple. Under his design direction, the firm has been the recipient of several prestigious awards for design excellence including the 2014 Architecture Firm Award from the American Institute of Architects and more than 100 awards at the local, state and regional level.

Oct 9, 2009 to Jan 15, 2010
Kibel Gallery

"Ruth Adler Schnee: A Passion for Color and Design" pays tribute to this important figure, exploring her life, her work, and the challenges she faced as a woman designer. Schnee, who has been called a "Detroit Treasure," helped to bring the Mid-Century Modern movement to Michigan. Her work has been shown by the Detroit Institute of Arts and collected by the Archives of American Art.

Jan 25, 2013 to Mar 10, 2013
Kibel Gallery

What is the role of public art in the creation of meaningful places? What impact does a public art master plan have on community and development? Through film, pictures and art, Reston: The Art of Community depicts a planned community’s history as one of the nation’s foremost places for public art, and their on-going dedication to art for everyone.


Sep 10, 2013 to Oct 9, 2013

Thanks to Roland Krebs, Urban Planning Consultant for the Emerging and Sustainable Cities Initiative (ESCI) at the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, D.C., there is a new exhibition on display on the Mezzanine level above the Great Space.

In this lecture, Mr. Leggs will discuss his mission of saving African American places important in American history. He will further discuss how preserving a historic building, neighborhoods, and landscapes take more than just a connection to place or a love of history. It requires a basic understanding of preservation tools, nonprofit management, strategic planning, real estate, business practices, project management, and finance.


Reception to follow.