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Hinson+Dagg Wins AIA Design Award

Hinson+Dagg Wins AIA Design Award

Recently, the architecture firm of Prof. David Hinson and Prof. Christian Dagg, Hinson + Dagg Architects, was presented with AIA Montgomery’s 2016 Design Award of Merit for the Browning Residence.

The jury, which included Frank Harmon, FAIA, of Frank Harmon Architects and NC State in Raleigh, NC;

Design Habitat Birmingham Update

Design Habitat Interior Render

DESIGNhabitat 5: Affordable Urban Housing Solutions for an Aging U.S. Population

In the summer of 2015, the Birmingham Habitat for Humanity affiliate acquired a large parcel in the East Lake neighborhood.

APLA Faculty Award Recognitions

Justin Miller and David Hinson with their award

Charlene LeBleu FASLA , Associate Professor and Chair of the Graduate Program in Landscape Architecture, was presented with the 2016 CELA President’s Award, and David Hill, ASLA, LEED AP, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture, received the 2016 Excellence in Design Studio Teaching Award,

Jessie Ball DuPont Grant Funds DESIGNhabitat 5 Work

Jessie Ball Dupont Grant

DESIGNhabitat 5: Affordable Urban Housing Solutions for an Aging U.S. Population

The Urban Studio is embarking on a new Design for Health Initiative that will unite the capabilities of design professionals and healthcare practitioners to address health issues for the greater Birmingham area. 

DESIGNhabitat Works with Habitat to Promote Sustainable Design

Dhab picture of Burt Family in front of their new home

APLA faculty member Justin Miller and APLA School Head David Hinson have worked with the Alabama Association of Habitat Affiliates (AAHA) and the Alabama Homebuilders Association over the past year to help promote the integration of sustainable design and construction values more broadly and deeply

Bartell, Freear, and Hinson Included in Public Interest Design 100

Elena Bartell, Andrew Freear, and David Hinson are included in the inaugural Public Interest Design

Designed for Habitat: Collaborations with Habitat for Humanity

Designed for Habitat Book Cover

Profiles thirteen case studies from around the U.S. that illustrate a broad range of innovative approaches to energy performance, alternative construction strategies, and responses to site context.

Hinson and Miller Publish New Book on Affordable Housing Design

Designed for Habitat: Collaborations with Habitat for Humanity Book Cover

David Hinson and Justin Miller, faculty in the School of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture, have authored a new book profiling successful partnerships between architects, architecture students, and Habitat for Humanity. Designed for Habitat: Collaborations with Habitat for Humanity

The DESIGNhabitat Program Continues to Evolve

Photo Collage of DESIGNhabitat houses

The DESIGNhabitat program is an ongoing collaboration between the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture and the Alabama Association of Habitat Affiliates (AAHA). Initiated in 2001 by Professor David Hinson, the program has provided a venue for the active engagement of Auburn

APLA Promotion News

David Hinson, Head of the School of Architecture, Planning, & Landscape Architecture was promoted