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

Posted on 01/17/2017 by Maggie Haslam

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

Posted on 01/17/2017 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

Colvin Case Study Challenge recognizes excellence among emerging professionals

Posted on 12/13/2016 by Maggie Haslam

This spring, The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center (The Clarice) at UMD will unveil a new production very different from the artists regularly showcased on stage. The newly refurbished Applause Café will offer an upscale dining experience for students and faculty, borrowing themes from California cafés and featuring a revamped menu.

Posted on 12/14/2016 by Maggie Haslam

 “Memento Mauri: The Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba,” an essay by Michele Lamprakos (Assistant Professor, Architecture) has appeared in a new collection of essays by prominent scholars of Middle Eastern art and architectural history.  Published by Aggregate Architectural History Collaborative,  The Destruction of Cultural Heritage: From Napoléon to ISIS explores the destr

Posted on 12/14/2016 by Maggie Haslam

Students from ARCH 402 were treated to a tour, last month, of two project sites in Washington, D.C.’s emerging Southwest waterfront, as they prep designs for a multi-family housing project in the Baltimore neighborhood of Mount Vernon. The two projects, designed by Perkins Eastman, offered a glimpse at new, sustainably-focused development that balances market trends—like the demand for urban, amenity-heavy, swanky enclaves—with the existing neighborhood context.

Posted on 12/08/2016 by Maggie Haslam

Historic Preservation students work to develop potential plans for Coltrane's home in New York.

Posted on 12/06/2016 by Maggie Haslam

When Historic Preservation Alum Jon Pliska (MHP ’07) first embarked on a survey of the White House Grounds, it was expected to be a six-month assignment. For about three years, Jon had been working with the National Park Service’s (NPS) Historic American Landscape Survey—or HALS—as a contracted “landscape historian,” a cottage industry born from his bachelor’s degrees in history and biology, and raised during his time in graduate school at UMD.

Posted on 11/08/2016 by Maggie Haslam

Former College Park Mayor Andrew Fellows Tapped to Lead Efforts for an Engaged, Sustainable Campus Environment

Posted on 11/10/2016 by Maggie Haslam