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Students employ LiDAR technology to offer new insights in historic restoration in Virginia

Posted on 05/08/2015 by Maggie Haslam

College Park: Citywide Exhibition of Public Art and Design

Posted on 05/08/2015 by Maggie Haslam

A design project conceived by three graduate students from the University of Maryland’s (UMD) Architecture Program has placed in the 2015 AIA COTE Top Ten for Students Design Competition.

Posted on 04/27/2015 by Maggie Haslam
Apr 25, 2015

Maryland Day is approaching!


Check out the events organized by School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation.

Posted on 04/23/2015 by Pranjali Rai

UMD students’ “fearless design” takes first place at “Interdisciplinary Super Bowl” two years running at the ULI Hines Competition

Posted on 04/10/2015 by David Cronrath

The University of Maryland’s School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation’s Colvin Institute of Real Estate Development, the Robert H. Smith School of Business and the A. James Clark School of Engineering honored three innovative entrepreneurs in real estate development last week at the inaugural “Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Real Estate Awards.” The event, held on the eve of the university’s “30 Days of EnTERPreneurship,” recognized Jeffery S.

Posted on 04/07/2015 by Maggie Haslam


In March, researchers and faculty from the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation and the National Center for Smart Growth traveled to Paris for a three-day exploration of the changes and challenges facing the world’s metropolises. Co-sponsored by the NCSG, the event was the second part of a bilateral international seminar on urban transit issues and development. The group first met last fall in Washington, D.C.

Posted on 04/06/2015 by David Cronrath

In the miniature world of a five year old, nothing is quite as exciting—and full of possibility—as playing outside. Even in the age of the iPad, communing with the outdoors puts the world at a child’s fingertips like no other experience, fostering exploration, creativity and experimentation. This semester, a group of graduate and undergraduate architecture students are examining the elements of meaningful, outdoor play—and how that influences building—for UMD’s smallest students: the pre-school and kindergarten students at the College of Education’s Center for Young Children (CYC).

Posted on 04/06/2015 by David Cronrath

Two-year HISP project for National Park Service explores the relationship between natural and cultural resources

Posted on 04/06/2015 by David Cronrath

New UMD Report from the National Center for Smart Growth points to education, infrastructure, affordable housing for Maryland's economic success

Posted on 03/29/2015 by David Cronrath