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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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Design in Denmark

Aug 31st, 2017

Design in Denmark

Morgan Smothers

This summer, seven Environmental Design and Architecture students traveled to Copenhagen, Denmark, under the supervision of Program Chair Magdalena Gar (...)

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Industrial Design Student’s Sneaker Design Puts Him on a Winning Path

Aug 27th, 2017

Industrial Design Student’s Sneaker Design Puts Him on a Winning Path

Stephanie Bond

Auburn industrial design student Blake Scordino has a passion for sneaker design. Pensole Footwear Design Academy is looking for the next generation of sneaker designers through master class competitions. Scordino’s winning sneaker design, &ldquo (...)

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Nequette Architecture & Design wins National Award

Aug 22nd, 2017

Nequette Architecture & Design wins National Award

Birmingham-based Nequette Architecture & Design has won a national award for their design of a Little Cahaba River house. They received the award for New Design and Construction in the less than 5,000 square feet category from the 16th annual Palla (...)

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Future CADC Service Learning Projects in Haiti

Aug 22nd, 2017

Future CADC Service Learning Projects in Haiti

Karen Rogers and Morgan Smothers

In April of this year, a team from the College of Architecture, Design and Construction took a trip to the Hope Center in Thoman, Haiti. The group included the college Dean Vini Nathan, School of Industrial and Graphic Design School Head Clark Lundell, (...)

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Building Construction Campers Think Small

Aug 4th, 2017

Building Construction Campers Think Small

Latha Bhavnani, Stephanie Bond

Tiny, in fact. This summer nearly 30 rising eleventh and twelfth grade students began construction on a tiny house on wheels during Building Construction Camp

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Spotlight on INDD Alum Don Keller

Aug 3rd, 2017

Spotlight on INDD Alum Don Keller

Stephanie Bond

 

Auburn Industrial Design alumnus Don Keller and his exhibit design and construction company, Blue Sky Exhibits, have had a very good. Year. Blue Sky Exhibits was recently recognized with the 2017 Small Business of the Year Award by the (...)

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Packaging Fit for a Queen

Aug 3rd, 2017

Packaging Fit for a Queen

Auburn Graphic Design student Amy Denny found inspiration for her packaging project from none other than Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth. She created her Windsor Chocolates in Professor Robert Finkel’s spring 2017 Intro to Design class. “At the end of the (...)

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Bennett Receives President’s Medal for Distinguished Service from the National Council of Architectural Registration Board

Jul 31st, 2017

Bennett Receives President’s Medal for Distinguished Service from the National Council of Architectural Registration Board

Stephanie Bond

Daniel D. Bennett, FAIA, Professor and Dean Emeritus of the College of Architecture, Design and Construction, was awarded the President’s Medal for Distinguished Service, the National Council of Architectural Registration Board’s highest ho (...)

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Charlene LeBleu Honored at the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture Annual Conference

Jul 31st, 2017

Charlene LeBleu Honored at the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture Annual Conference

Stephanie Bond

Charlene LeBleu, Associate Professor and Interim Head of the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture, has woven outreach and service learning into her teaching and scholarship throughout her academic career. She has used her experti (...)

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Industrial Design Students Recreate Chair Project from 1976

Jul 25th, 2017

Industrial Design Students Recreate Chair Project from 1976

Morgan Smothers

Professor Randy Bartlett found inspiration for his summer studio class and Café Chair Workshop of Third and Fourth year design students in a very unlikely place. It was a photo in a magazine from 1976 of prototype chairs, designed by industrial (...)

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Nakhjavan Invited to Exhibit Work at International Conference

Jul 25th, 2017

Nakhjavan Invited to Exhibit Work at International Conference

Nicole Truitt

Prof. and Chair of the Architecture program in the School or Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture, Behzad Nakhjavan, had twenty-one original charcoal drawings exhibited at the international "Arts in Society" conference at the Ame (...)

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Courtney Hurst-Windham—An Educator to Watch!

Jun 28th, 2017

Courtney Hurst-Windham—An Educator to Watch!

Stephanie Bond

If you’re going to do it, do it big and on the cover. That’s “Educator to Watch” Courtney Hurst-Windham – the College of Architecture, Design and Construction’s graphic design rock star.

 

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Rebecca O’Neal Dagg Awarded Prestigious Graham Foundation Grant

Jun 28th, 2017

Rebecca O’Neal Dagg Awarded Prestigious Graham Foundation Grant

Stephanie Bond

Rebecca O’Neal Dagg’s research project, “Samuel Mockbee: Art and Architecture Representation and Vision,” has been awarded a prestigious News Details

Auburn Architecture Program Granted Eight-Year Term of Accreditation

Jun 28th, 2017

Auburn Architecture Program Granted Eight-Year Term of Accreditation

The Bachelor of Architecture degree program in the College of Architecture, Design and Construction has been granted an eight-year term of accreditation by the National Architectural Accrediting Board. The term is effective January 1, 2017.

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Meyer Davis Wins 2017 James Beard Design Award for Best Restaurant Design

Jun 25th, 2017

Meyer Davis Wins 2017 James Beard Design Award for Best Restaurant Design

Adding to their considerable list of awards and accolades, Meyer Davis received the 2017 James Beard Design Award for Best Restaurant Design (76 seats and over) for

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Cheryl Morgan Wins Alabama Governor’s Arts Award

Jun 25th, 2017

Cheryl Morgan Wins Alabama Governor’s Arts Award

On May 24, the Alabama State Council on the Arts honored former Auburn University Urban Studio Director, Cheryl Morgan, with the Governor’ (...)

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