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.
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.
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.
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.
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.