News and Events

Feb 13, 2017
12:00 PM
Great Space

Diversity & Inclusion

Table Talks

 

Celebrate the richness of our global community. Design the Conversation.

 

Two dates/times, both in the Great Space:

 

  • Monday, February 13th

     12noon to 1:00pm

 

  • Thursday, February 16th

     6:00pm to 7:00pm

Posted on 02/10/2017 by Christine Cestello Hinojosa
Mar 3, 2017
12:30 PM
1228 Architecture Building

The Kibel Gallery presents

 

#nothingisordinary

Photographs by Cindy Frank (M.ARCH '87), Architecture Librarian

 

"Column Walk and Talk" - Friday, March 3rd from 12:30 to1:30pm; Meet outside of the Architecture Library entry.

Posted on 02/08/2017 by Christine Cestello Hinojosa

The 3rd Annual Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Real Estate Awards Gala will take place on March 7, 2017 with keynote speaker Daniel Sieberg from Google and author of the Digital Diet along with a special presentation by Ken Ulman on College Park’s redevelopment projects.

Posted on 01/25/2017 by Carrie Chard

Associate Professor Ronit Eisenbach led a bi-national team to design Hot/Cold, an engaging art installation in Haifa, Israel, for the Holiday of Holiday Festival celebrating Christmas, Chanukah and Ramadan.

Posted on 01/25/2017 by Maggie Haslam

A new study by the University of Maryland’s National Center for Smart Growth and the advocacy group CASA states that stakeholder intervention is crucial to preserving affordable housing along the proposed Purple Line light rail corridor, particularly in areas like the immigrant-heavy Langley Park, Maryland. The study, “Preparing for the Purple Line: Affordable Housing Strategies for Langley Park, Maryland,” looked at the people and economy of this mostly-immigrant community at the edge of Prince George’s County and how it would fare once the new public transportation project was completed.

Posted on 01/24/2017 by Maggie Haslam

Studies show that small tweaks can have big impacts for the county

Posted on 01/17/2017 by Maggie Haslam

Leggs’ work to create a National Civil Rights Monument in Birmingham receives boost from NPS Designation

Posted on 01/17/2017 by Maggie Haslam

ARCH Alum Stephen Ayers, FAIA became Architect of the Capitol in 2007, the 11th person to assume the role of caring for the U.S. Capitol complex. He is currently overseeing the delicate task of restoring the Capitol Dome, a four-year project that began in 2013. He is also the first architect certified as an Acredited LEED Professional by the USGBC and a member of the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation's Board of Visitors. Recently, the University of Maryland visited Ayers at the Capitol to talk about his job, the history of the Capitol building and his love for UMD.

Posted on 01/10/2017 by Maggie Haslam

14 fall projects were presented to government officials from Anne Arundel County and the City of Annapolis

Posted on 12/15/2016 by Maggie Haslam

The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) has awarded the annual John Friedmann Book Award to Dr. Sonia Hirt, Dean of UMD’s School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, for her book, Zoned in the USA: The Origins and Implications of American Land-Use Regulation. The award, established in 2013 and named for distinguished author and planning scholar John Friedmann, recognizes work that best exemplifies scholarship in the area of planning for sustainable development.

Posted on 12/14/2016 by Maggie Haslam