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Willkens Wins Teaching Award

Mar 30th, 2018

Willkens Wins Teaching Award

Nicole Truitt

Danielle Willkens, an Assistant Professor in the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture, was recently honored with a 2017-2018 New Faculty Teaching Award from the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA). The award (...)

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Students Experience Virtual Reality at McWhorter School of Building Science

Mar 14th, 2018

Students Experience Virtual Reality at McWhorter School of Building Science

Latha Bhavnani

After spending many years in the realm of ideas, Virtual Reality (VR) has now come of age. In addition to being a tool for visual exploration, it also addresses safety concerns for personnel on project sites.

 

Site visits for stud (...)

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McWhorter School of Building Science team wins Roofing Competition

Mar 14th, 2018

McWhorter School of Building Science team wins Roofing Competition

Latha Bhavnani

The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress recently hosted four teams to compete in the finals of the fourth annual Construction Management Student Competition at the 2018 International Roofing Expo® (IRE) in New Orleans. The finalist teams were ch (...)

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Auburn Graphic Designers to Watch

Feb 28th, 2018

Auburn Graphic Designers to Watch

Stephanie Bond

Graphic Design USA’s (GDUSA) Students to Watch™ feature has an established tradition of recognizing future leaders in the industry and those who train them. As a business-to-business information source, GDUSA keeps graphic design profession (...)

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Bringing Civil Rights History to Life

Feb 21st, 2018

Bringing Civil Rights History to Life

On March 7, 1965, 600 peaceful civil rights demonstrators prepared to march from Selma to Montgomery, championing the Selma Voting Rights Movement. As they moved south across the Alabama River and reached the apex of the Edmund Pettus Bridge, the demon (...)

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Providing Livable Homes for Veterans with Disabilities

Feb 21st, 2018

Providing Livable Homes for Veterans with Disabilities

As of 2016, the number of veterans with service-connected disabilities was over 4 million, and of those, more than 1 million had significantly debilitating disabilities (US Census Bureau). This large population presents an urgent need for smart home co (...)

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Better Homes Build Better Lives

Feb 21st, 2018

Better Homes Build Better Lives

A research team from Auburn University’s College of Architecture, Design and Construction (CADC) has been awarded a major HUD grant for the development of housing solutions for people with disabilities and those seeking to age in place. CADC facu (...)

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More Top Rankings for Architecture and Industrial Design

Feb 6th, 2018

More Top Rankings for Architecture and Industrial Design

CADC’s architecture and industrial design programs are included among the top in the nation according to The Art Career Project website. The Art Career Project, a nationally recognized resource for (...)

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Auburn INDD Alum Named IDSA Interim Executive Director

Feb 6th, 2018

Auburn INDD Alum Named IDSA Interim Executive Director

Stephanie Bond

Congratulations to Chris Livaudais, 2002 industrial design graduate and good friend and supporter of the program, on his appointment as the new interim executive director of the Industrial Designers Society of America. Livaudais has been an active memb (...)

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Moore Receives Auburn Alumni Association’s 2018 Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award

Jan 31st, 2018

Moore Receives Auburn Alumni Association’s 2018 Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award

Stephanie Bond

Kevin Moore, Associate Professor and interior architecture program chair, was honored with a 2018 Auburn Alumni Association Teaching Excellence Award at its Faculty Awards Luncheon in November. This award is given to teachers who are exceptional in the (...)

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Steve Jernigan ‘81 Appointed to Florida’s Board of Architecture and Interior Design

Jan 30th, 2018

Steve Jernigan ‘81 Appointed to Florida’s Board of Architecture and Interior Design

Stephanie Bond

CADC alum Steve Jernigan, FAIA (B.S. Env. Design ‘80, B. Arch. ‘81) was appointed to the Florida Board of Architecture and Interior Design by Gov. Rick Scott for a four-year term beginning January 2018. A former president of AIA Florida and (...)

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Hinson+ Dagg Architects Honored

Jan 25th, 2018

Hinson+ Dagg Architects Honored

Stephanie Bond

CADC’s own David Hinson and Christian Dagg (aka Hinson + Dagg Architects) have been recognized again for the Browning residence. They received a Gold Award in the “One-of A-Kind Custom of Spec Home 1,501-2,500 sq. ft.” category at the (...)

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Renovation Brings Cutting-Edge Technology

Jan 22nd, 2018

Renovation Brings Cutting-Edge Technology

Morgan Smothers

Spaces in the Miller Gorrie Center, home of the McWhorter School of Building Science, are getting upgrades that will completely change the way students learn about the construction industry. Thanks to the generous support of our donors, students will h (...)

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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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