News and Events

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

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

Posted on 12/13/2017 by Jelena Djakovic
Aug 1, 2017
1:00 AM
University of Maryland

This year marks the 50th anniversary of our school’s beginnings at the University of Maryland.


Posted on 08/19/2017 by Christine Cestello Hinojosa

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

Largest gathering of regional collaborators commits to revitalize and preserve communities, support local businesses and connect workers to jobs along corridor.

Posted on 11/30/2017 by Maggie Haslam

Many historians consider 1968 a turning point for the United States. Five years after the March on Washington and the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and four years after the passing of the Civil Rights Act, the country was in the throes of the Vietnam War when, in April, riots erupted nationwide in response to the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Of the 110 cities that endured riots, Washington, D.C., was hit especially hard, with the worst physical damage along 14th and 7th Streets, N.W. and H Street, N.E.

Posted on 11/30/2017 by Maggie Haslam

ARCH Alum Larysa Kurylas talks about the inspiration behind the national monument she conceived, so that the world will never forget.

Posted on 11/10/2017 by Maggie Haslam

Study adds to growing body of research on Obama-era Small Area Fair Market Rents Program

Posted on 10/25/2017 by Maggie Haslam


NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, honored Dr. Margaret McFarland, Director of the Colvin Institute for Real Estate Development, as Member of the Year earlier this month at the Maryland-Washington, D.C. chapter’s 15th Annual Awards of Excellence. The event honors individuals for outstanding achievement in commercial and industrial real estate. Margaret was named “best of the best,” one of six awards presented that night, along with such development power players as JBG Smith and Clark Construction Group. 


Posted on 10/25/2017 by Maggie Haslam