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Community-centered design, pathway to ownership puts UMD in 2020 winner’s circle

Posted on 04/17/2020 by Maggie Haslam

The School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation is pleased to announce the promotion of three professional track faculty within the architecture program. Julie Gabrielli, Lindsey May and Brittany Williams are recognized for their commitment and service to their students and the school, most recently leading efforts to bring architecture education online during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Posted on 04/16/2020 by Maggie Haslam

MAPP Alumni, Students Respond to Urgent Need for PPE by Re-Purposing 3D Printers

Posted on 04/17/2020 by Maggie Haslam

Students Across Campus Find a Common Language in UMD Data Challenge

 

 

It’s just after 10 a.m. at the Stamp Student Union, and some of the region’s best data scientists are huddled around Sarah Kim’s laptop as she and her teammates talk trash—specifically, which borough of New York City is the worst at recycling it.

 

Posted on 03/04/2020 by Jelena Dakovic

A portable, self-assembling mobile clinic inspired by origami art is one of nine University of Maryland projects that will be funded as part of UMD’s effort to address challenges surrounding the global COVID-19 Pandemic. Assistant Professor of Architecture Ming Hu has been awarded a COVID-19 SEED Grant from the University of Maryland Division of Research as part of the Coronavirus Research Seed Fund Awards.

 

Posted on 04/17/2020 by Maggie Haslam

Team challenged to conceive affordable, community-driven housing in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Posted on 02/27/2020 by Maggie Haslam

Multidisciplinary Program Includes Urban Planning, Sustainable Design and Other Built Environment Disciplines

Posted on 02/27/2020 by Maggie Haslam

Students Create Heritage Tour Linking African American Past in Southern Prince George's County

 

It’s called “Paradise on the Patuxent.” Eagle Harbor, the smallest municipality in Maryland and its sister community, Cedar Haven, have offered a resort-style refuge for Washington-area African Americans for almost 100 years. In these tiny, tight-knit communities of beachside cottages, crabbing, summer barbecues and boating ebbs and flows with the seasons. 

 

Posted on 02/27/2020 by Maggie Haslam

Project to Develop Ways to Make Older Campus Structures Models of Efficiency

Posted on 02/27/2020 by Maggie Haslam

Maryland’s Real Estate Development Program kicked off the Fall 2019 Capstone competition on Friday night, December 13th, with five dual degree students (MRED/M.ARCH) presenting their projects to a panel of industry experts. Casey Huntington took top prize with her project, 1600 Nexus, a mixed-use, mixed-income development in the Point Breeze neighborhood of South Philadelphia that judges cited as beautiful and equitable development for a low-income community facing gentrification.

Posted on 12/19/2019 by Jelena Dakovic