MAPP of the Future Research and Practice Symposium: April 13, 2018

April 13, 2018 -
9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Architecture Building

The University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation (MAPP + D) is hosting its first annual research symposium!


MAPP OF THE FUTURE: A Research and Creative Practice Symposium will highlight the contributions of our faculty, students, and alumni in celebration of the School’s 50th anniversary. Papers and posters will address various topics related to design, planning, development and conservation of the built environment, at the intersection of culture and nature.


Our faculty will be joined by research colleagues from schools and departments around campus, including American Studies, the Academy for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the Robert H. Smith School of Business, the START program in Terrorism Studies and the School of Public Health.


AIA CE Units will be available at a cost of $25.


Register HERE.




  9:00  –  9:30am    Registration and Coffee, Lower Level Lobby, Architecture Building

  9:30  –  9:55am    Welcome and School Assembly, Great Space

10:00 – 11:55am    Paper Sessions - I

                                   - Design Pedagogy: Issues & Opportunities
                                   - Design thinking Across the Disciplines
                                   - Housing and Community Development


12:00 – 12:55pm    Poster Session I & Lunch (for those who pre-register by 4/11/2018)

  1:00  –  2:25pm    Paper Sessions - II

                                   - Urban Design Panel Session
                                   - Innovative Campus of the Future
                                   - Engaging the Future at NCSG
                                   - Planning for Social Value


  2:30  –  3:15pm    Poster Session II

  2:30  –  4:30pm    Special Collections Open House in the Architecture Library

                                    The MAPP School Library Special Collections treasures will be on display.
                                    See some of our biggest and smallest monographs. The illustrations will

                                    amaze you!

  3:15  –  3:30pm    Book Break

  3:30  –  4:55pm    Paper Sessions - III

                                   - Nature, Complexity, and Design
                                   - Heritage and Community
                                   - Designing for Impact Panel Session
                                   - Sustainability and Resiliency


 5:00  –  7:00pm    Reception for Symposium and Opening of MAPP@50: Past, Present & Future Exhibition



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Posted on January 19, 2018 by Jelena Dakovic