MAPP in the News


Recent Publications

“Maryland tries to eliminate food deserts with beer, wine sales in grocery stores.” NBC 4 Washington, March 8, 2021. 

The Future Of Burning Man Emerges At Fly Ranch, An Outrageous New World In The Black Rock Desert.” By Jim Dobson, Forbes, March 3, 2021.

Infrastructure Justice, (S4E6).” Disaster Deconstructed Podcast, February 22, 2021.

“Maryland Must Build Thousands More Homes to Keep Prices Affordable, Report Says.” By Ally Schweitzer, WAMU-FM (NPR) and DCist, February 7, 2021.

 "Brooklyn Building With Abolitionist History Wins Landmark Status After 17-Year Fight." By Rebecca Bellan, Bloomberg CityLab, February 5, 2021. 

“Black lives matter! Latinx and POC lives matter!” By Clara Irazábal and Jordan Ayala, Critica Urbana, January 20, 2021. 

“The Next New Deal Should be for Black Americans, Too.” By Associate Professor Willow-Lung Amam, Bloomberg CityLab, January 18, 2021. 

"By the People, for the People, but Not Necessarily Open to the People". By Emily Badger, The New York Times, January 12, 2021. 

Expert analyzes the protests at the Capitol: ‘With horror and sadness we are acknowledging these unprecedented events.’” RT TV, January 7, 2021. 

“Working towards resilience through stormwater monitoring.” By Helen Taylor, Stormwater Magazine, December 11, 2020. 

“If you really want to know how old a historic house is, look to the tree rings.” By John Kelly, The Washington Post, December 5, 2020. 

“Residue: What is lost in gentrification?” The Stream, Aljazerra, December 2, 2020. 

"University of Maryland Becomes 'Living Laboratory' for Stormwater Management." In-Situ, December 2020. 

“Why Trump’s Suburban Strategy Failed.” By Associate Professor Willow Lung-Amam, Bloomberg CityLab, November 12, 2020.

“Maryland’s Purple Line has uncertain future after contractor quits, claiming $800 million in overruns.” By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun, November 19, 2020. 

“Race to Equality: race-based housing policies; community care giver India Blocker-Ford.” By Evan Lambert, Fox5 DC, September 7, 2020

“With the Purple Line in limbo, some developers are changing their plans, while others are keeping the faith.” By Alex Koma, Washington Business Journal, October 1, 2020. 

Diverse? Yes. But are U.S. suburbs actually integrated?” By Kriston Capps and Laura Bliss, Bloomberg CityLab, September 30, 2020. 

“The Strangely Persistent Myth of the Suburbs.” The Politics of Everything Podcast, The New Republic, September 23, 2020. 

"Langley Park was already ripe for gentrification. COVID-19 could speed up the process." Carolyn Gallaher, Greater Greater Washington, August 18, 2020. 

"Transforming Public Safety and Urban Infrastructure to Mitigate Climate and Public Health Disasters" By Assistant Professor Marccus Hendricks, Items (Social Science Research Council), July 16, 2020. 

“Is Coronavirus hiding in your sewage system?” By Assistant Professor Marccus Hendricks, The Baltimore Sun, July 6, 2020. 

“Purple Line stations need safer access for pedestrians, planners say.” By Katherine Shaver, The Washington Post, June 27, 2020. 

“Where the pandemic is exacerbated by the housing crisis- and vice-versa.” By Rosanne Skirble, Maryland Matters, June 25, 2020. 

"D.C.'s Street Plan Is A Monument To Democracy." By Abdalla Fayyad, DCist, June 5, 2020.

“Disasters, & Infrastructure with Marccus Hendricks.” COVID Calls Podcast, July 24, 2020. 

“COVID-19 Impact On U.S. Housing Market / Sound Advice: Best Music Of 2020.”  CapRadio's Insight, July 23, 2020. 

"Riots Long Ago, Luxury Living Today." By Emily Badger and Quoctrung Bui, The New York Times, July 2020.

"Brent Leggs: How Can Seeing Black History As American History Begin To Make Amends?" By NPR/TED Staff, NPR’s TED Radio Hour, July 2020.

"Amid the Pandemic, Public Transit is Highlighting Inequalities in Cities." By Shelly Tan, Alyssa Fowers, Dan Keating and Lauren Tierney, The Washington Post, May 15, 2020.

“After pandemic, safe and sound affordable housing needs to be addressed.” By Professor Emeritus Roger Lewis, The Washington Post, April 24, 2020.

“Colleges building new majors for specialized degrees.” By Lisa Baldino, The Baltimore Sun, April 24, 2020.  

"Maryland Universities Reveal High-Caliber Instruction and Student Planning." Maryland Planning blog, Maryland Department of Planning, March 4, 2020.

“The homebuyer’s field guide to Washington architecture.” By Marisa Kashino and Amanda Kolson Hurley, Washingtonian Magazine, March 2020.

"Draft Executive Order Would Give Trump a New Target: Modern Design". By Katie Rogers and Robin Pogrebin, The New York Times, February 5, 2020.

“This is your brain on green buildings.” By Seabright McCabe, SWE Magazine, Winter 2020.

“The fight to preserve African-American history.” By Casey Cep, The New Yorker, January 27, 2020.

Home prices go up in parts of DC thanks to Airbnb.” By Dierdre Paine, The DC Post, January 14, 2020.

“Airbnb has made housing more expensive in some parts of D.C., new research paper finds.” By Martin Austermuhle, WAMU-FM (NPR), January 13, 2020 (also in DCist).

“New study looks at impact of Airbnb on DC home prices.” By Nena Perry-Brown, Urban Turf, January 8, 2020.

“Report: Montgomery, Prince George’s should double housing funds to protect Purple Line areas.” Rebecca Tan, The Washington Post, December 12, 2019.

“How to limit gentrification along the Purple Line, according to housing advocates.” By Ally Schweizer, WAMU-FM, December 12, 2019.

“County needs $100 million to preserve housing along the Purple Line Corridor, report says.” By Kate Masters, Bethesda Magazine, December 12, 2019.

“MoCo faces an uphill battle preserving affordable housing.” By Kate Masters, Greater Greater Washington, December 12, 2019.

“The Purple Line could endanger up to 17,000 affordable homes. A new action plan IDs ways to preserve them.” By Alex Koma, Washington Business Journal, December 12 2019.

“Plan seeks to keep housing affordable along Purple Line Corridor.” By Neal Auenstein, WTOP-FM, December 12, 2019.

2019 Studio Prize (Bridging the Gap Studio).” By Katie Gerfen in Architect Magazine, September 18, 2019.