News and Events

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
Apr 13, 2018
5:00 PM
Great Space

The School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation invites their Alumni to submit work to the MAPP 50th Anniversary Exhibition –a curated show highlighting the past, present and future of the School.


Submissions are due January 15, 2018 (an extension will be provided for those having problems with their submissions).


Posted on 01/12/2018 by Jelena Djakovic

The 4th Annual Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Real Estate Awards Gala will take place on March 6, 2018 with keynote speaker Daniel Brook author of A History of Future Cities.

Posted on 01/05/2018 by Carrie Chard

The Jackson Magnolia, a collossal, 200-year-old tree that has been a fixture on the White House grounds for 39 presidents, is in trouble. After early reports of its impending removal, a sizable trimming has kept in intact for another day. HISP alum, historian and author of A Garden for the President Jonathan Pliska joined host Ari Shapiro on NPR's All Things Considered to share the tree's storied history and what its future holds. Listen through the link below.

Posted on 12/29/2017 by Maggie Haslam

On December 16th, eight MRED students [pictured below] presented their feasibility studies for their capstone projects to a panel of industry judges: Van Anderson, Senior Vice President, Revere Bank; Gerald Joseph, Founder and Principal, Joseph Development Company; John Lin, President and CEO, CapStar Commercial Realty; and Anthony Waddell, Vice President of Real Estate Development, Mid-Atlantic, Preservation of Affordable Housing.


Posted on 12/21/2017 by Carrie Chard

Last month, Assistant Professor of Historic Preservation Jeremy Wells launched a new collaborative endeavor with colleagues at National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan that will further research and practice of environmental planning and conservation. Dr.

Posted on 12/20/2017 by Maggie Haslam

The Master of Architecture experience culminates with the thesis review, a written and oral presentation of a site-specific project developed over the student’s final program year. The thesis is a composite of skill, design thinking and interpretation; equally important, the thesis gives each student the freedom to apply their academic knowledge experience to a significant, often personal project that reflects a specific interest or career path.

Posted on 12/20/2017 by Maggie Haslam

Mapping Community Identity along the Purple Line: Students Share a New Narrative Through Interactive Story Map

Posted on 12/19/2017 by Maggie Haslam

National competition recognizes excellence among emerging professionals

Posted on 12/19/2017 by Maggie Haslam

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

Posted on 12/13/2017 by Jelena Djakovic