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APLA Faculty Win CADC Seed Grants

Mobile Bay Mud Lakes

Several APLA faculty members received grants from this year’s College of Architecture, Design and Construction’s Seed Grant program.

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,

WoodComp 2016 Marks 50 Years of Competition

Wood Comp model

Second Year Studios participated in the 50th annual Wood Competition this spring.

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. 

Wood Comp 2015: Mentone Arts & Cultural Center

Second year architecture wrapped up the 2015 spring semester with the 49th annual Alabama Forestry Association (AFA) Wood Competition.This year’s competition focused on the design of a new facility for the Mentone Arts and Cultural Center (MACC) in Mentone, Alabama.

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DESIGNHabitat 5 Brings Energy Efficiency to Affordable Housing

DesignHabitat 5

It has been estimated that families who receive houses from Habitat for Humanity spend as much as 30% of their disposable income on utilities; a burden that can make home ownership difficult for those already living on a tight budget.

Students Collaborate on Cahaba Blueway Future

Students from Auburn’s School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture have partnered with Alabama Innovation Engine, The Nature Conservancy, and Cahaba River Society to explore the opportunities for design embedded in the Cahaba River.

2013 ”Wood Competition” Winners Announced

Photo of model by Krystal Duchene

This Spring the second year students, directed by Profs Justin Miller, Robert Sproull and Doug Burleson, were involved in the design of a 12,000 square-foot  branch library in the mill town of Bibb City, Georgia as part of the school’s annual “Wood Comp.” The site for this project is the original