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Architecture Program Ranked among Top in U.S.

Jan 16th, 2018

Architecture Program Ranked among Top in U.S.

 

CEOWORLD Magazine has ranked the Auburn University’s School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture among the top undergraduate programs in the United States. APLA was ranked #15 in the list of 25 “Best Universit (...)

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Graphic Design for Healthcare in Haiti

Jan 16th, 2018

Graphic Design for Healthcare in Haiti

Morgan Smothers

In Fall 2017, a group of Auburn University graphic design students were faced with the challenge of providing basic information about healthcare to the clients of the Hope Center clinic in Thoman, an isolated mountain village in Haiti. Because the majo (...)

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Dean Nathan named Design Futures Council Senior Fellow

Dec 14th, 2017

Dean Nathan named Design Futures Council Senior Fellow

Karen Rogers

Vini Nathan, dean and McWhorter Endowed Chair of the College of Architecture, Design and Construction at Auburn University, has been named 2017 Senior Fellow of the Design Futures Council. Only four people are awarded this distinction annually. This ye (...)

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Xavier Vendrell Receives Prestigious FAD Award

Dec 6th, 2017

Xavier Vendrell Receives Prestigious FAD Award

Natalie Butts-Ball

Professor and Acting Director of Auburn University Rural Studio Xavier Vendrell has been awarded the FAD Award (el Fomento de las Artes Decorativas) in the category of City and Landscape for the project, “Rehabilitació del Parc de Joan Oli (...)

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Celebrating the Women of the Auburn CADC

Dec 4th, 2017

Celebrating the Women of the Auburn CADC

Stephanie Bond

Please join us and be part of “The Women of Auburn CADC.”

 

The College of Architecture, Design and Construction joined Auburn’s celebration of 125 Years of Women at Auburn University with this special video creat (...)

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Grad Marshal Cameron Westbrook Represents CADC

Dec 4th, 2017

Grad Marshal Cameron Westbrook Represents CADC

Morgan Smothers

On December 16, 2017, our next group of graduates will take their places at Auburn’s Fall commencement ceremony. Representing the CADC as Graduation Marshal for Fall 2017 will be Environmental Design student Cameron Westbrook. Cameron has been an (...)

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CADC Interdisciplinary Team Awarded Largest HUD Grant in Auburn University History

Dec 1st, 2017

CADC Interdisciplinary Team Awarded Largest HUD Grant in Auburn University History

Karen Rogers

Auburn University’s College of Architecture, Design and Construction has been awarded a $635,000 grant by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, or HUD, to develop housing solutions for people with disabilities and with aging in pl (...)

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Honoring a Veteran: Buck Marsh

Nov 14th, 2017

Honoring a Veteran: Buck Marsh

Latha Bhavnani

Movies, documentaries, and history books recount the saga of World War II, giving us a glimpse of a soldier’s life in the trenches. One of the decisive battles fought in the European theater during World War II was the Battle of the Bulge, which (...)

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Farrow Selected for SEC Academic Leadership Development Program

Nov 12th, 2017

Farrow Selected for SEC Academic Leadership Development Program

Stephanie Bond

Ben Farrow, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and International Programs, has been named a 2017–2018 SEC Academic Leadership Development Program Fellow. As an Auburn Fellow, he is one of four faculty members who will represent Auburn University (...)

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Auburn University's NOMA Student Team Wins Second Place

Nov 9th, 2017

Auburn University's NOMA Student Team Wins Second Place

Stephanie Bond

Auburn’s National Organization of Minority Architects student team won second place in the 2017 Barbara G. Laurie Student Design Competition. The design competition was part of the NOMA’s Annual Conference in Houston, Texas on October 11-14 (...)

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CADC Celebrates with 2017 Awards Banquet

Nov 7th, 2017

CADC Celebrates with 2017 Awards Banquet

Stephanie Bond

The College of Architecture, Design and Construction held its 2017 Awards Banquet on Thursday, October 19 at the Marriott Grand National in Opelika, AL. Dr. Vini Nathan, Dean and McWhorter Endowed Chair in the College of Architecture, welcomed CADC fac (...)

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Bryant’s Work Featured in UPPERCASE

Oct 29th, 2017

Bryant’s Work Featured in UPPERCASE

Kelly Bryant, Auburn University graphic design professor, is one of the featured designers in the most recent issue of UPPERCASE (Issue 35), a quarterly publication that is inspired by craft, design, and illustration. UPPERCASE is an award-winning, int (...)

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Academic Research Culminates with International Magazine Publication

Oct 26th, 2017

Academic Research Culminates with International Magazine Publication

Nicole Truitt

Prof. Matt Hall first encountered the work of Swedish Architect, Bernt Nyberg, on a study abroad trip in 2010 when he took a group of University of Tennessee architecture students on a grand tour of Sweden to study the work of Sigurd Lewerentz and his (...)

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Pumpkin Carve on Oct. 27

Oct 15th, 2017

Pumpkin Carve on Oct. 27

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College of Architecture, Design and Construction Programs Ranked among Nation’s Best

Oct 5th, 2017

College of Architecture, Design and Construction Programs Ranked among Nation’s Best

Stephanie Bond

Auburn University College of Architecture, Design and Construction programs continue to be ranked among the nation’s best by DesignIntelligence Quarterly in its annual “American Best Architecture and Design Schools 2017-2018.” The ran (...)

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The Future in Innovation: The Story of Jerry Gillman

Oct 5th, 2017

The Future in Innovation: The Story of Jerry Gillman

Latha Bhavnani

Devastation caused to the built environment by hurricanes (such as Harvey and Irma recently), tornados and severe storms have long inspired manufacturers in the construction industry to improve and develop technology and building materials that can wit (...)

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Poetry Broadsides Series wins UCDA Award of Excellence

Sep 17th, 2017

Poetry Broadsides Series wins UCDA Award of Excellence

Robert Finkel and his team of graphic designers have once again been recognized for their Third Thursday Poetry Broadside Series created for the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art. The series received an Award of Excellence in the In-House Print cat (...)

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Alabama Workshop[s] Toolkit Selected for Communication Arts Magazine Design Annual

Sep 17th, 2017

Alabama Workshop[s] Toolkit Selected for Communication Arts Magazine Design Annual

Alabama Workshop[s] Toolkit created by Robert Finkel, Associate Professor of Graphic Design in the School of Industrial + Graphic Design, and Sheri Schumacher, Associate Professor Emerita in the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architectu (...)

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APLA’s Urban Studio Provides Exciting Experience for Third-Year Architecture Students

Sep 3rd, 2017

APLA’s Urban Studio Provides Exciting Experience for Third-Year Architecture Students

During the Fall 2016 semester, four third-year architecture students joined Auburn University’s Urban Studio in Birmingham, Alabama, where they teamed with fifth-year students to learn about urban design, working on group and individual design pr (...)

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CADC Welcomes the futures studio

Sep 3rd, 2017

CADC Welcomes the futures studio

The College of Architecture, Design and Construction will soon welcome a new academic initiative—an innovation studio—in Mobile, Alabama. Beginning as a field studies program, The School of Industrial + Graphic Design’s futures studio (...)

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