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The University of Maryland welcomes Dr. Joseph Williams, who will join the Architecture Program this fall as an assistant professor. An expert in medieval architecture in Italy and architecture of the Islamic West, Dr. Williams received his PhD in Art, Art History & Visual Studies from Duke University. While at Duke, he was the recipient of the Phyllis W.G. Gordan/Lily Auchincloss/Samuel H. Kress Foundation Pre-Doctoral Rome Prize.

Posted on 05/30/2018 by Maggie Haslam

This past winter, UMD's historic preservation program began a two-year project for the National Park Service (NPS) to document conditions of historic structures on the 44-mile stretch of the Appalachian Trail in Maryland, including stretches that have never been documented by the NPS or anyone else.

Posted on 06/06/2018 by Maggie Haslam

Over 250 educators, practitioners, researchers and community stakeholders attended this year’s Makeover Montgomery (MM4), a biennial event bringing some of the best minds in new technology, economics, social science, architecture, development and sustainability together to discuss the contemporary challenges and opportunities of the American suburb.

Posted on 05/18/2018 by Maggie Haslam

Planning Students present research findings on two social justice projects at the 2018 National Planning Conference.

Posted on 05/14/2018 by Maggie Haslam

The University of Maryland’s National Center for Smart Growth (NCSG) has released a report that outlines four possible future scenarios for the Baltimore-Washington region and how they might impact quality of life across the state.

Posted on 04/18/2018 by Maggie Haslam

Team’s holistic and creative approach to affordable housing captures the $20,000 prize

Posted on 04/20/2018 by Maggie Haslam

Community Planning Graduate Student Sofie Rhoads and Architecture Graduate Student Rick Fairhurst have been selected as finalists for their innovative, modular “garage of the future” in the International Parking Institute’s Parking Solutions Competition.


Posted on 04/24/2018 by Maggie Haslam

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

Posted on 12/13/2017 by Jelena Dakovic

Pairing UMD research and community needs will make Baltimore Avenue a “living research corridor”

Posted on 04/06/2018 by Maggie Haslam