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.
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.
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.
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.
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.