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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.

2017 APLA Spring Semester Lectures

2017 APLA Spring Semester Lectures

Monday, January 23—3:30 pm

Timothy McDonald
Founding Principal
Onion Flats

Wednesday, March 8—4:00 p.m.

Michael Ezban
Founder and principal
VanderGoot Ezban Studio

Ezban’s lecture, “Aquaculture Landscapes: Multifunctional Fish Farms in the Public Realm,” is in conjunction with his show in Dudley

APLA Faculty and Students in Creative Scholarship Showcase

Faculty and Students in Creative Showcase

APLA faculty and students are among the many from the College of Architecture, Design and Construction who exhibited their creative scholarship and work at in “Showcase: The Work of Creative Scholarship” at the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art from September 17 through October 2. The

Spring 2016 Thesis Student Profiles

This year’s thesis projects for both studios were once again grounded in downtown Montgomery. Professors Randal Vaughn and Behzad Nakhjavan both emphasized the possibilities of architecture to transform a community in need.

Summer Camps Inspire Young Minds

Three students

Architecture camps were once again held over the summer on campus and in Birmingham at the Urban Studio.

Professor Scott Finn instructed 80 high school students during two sessions on campus. Students were immersed for a week of design investigations in the newly renovated Dudley Hall.

APLA Welcomes New Hires

New Hires Fall 2016

Rob Holmes, Assistant Professor
Rob Holmes joined the School of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture in 2016, where he teaches design studios and courses in landscape architectural history, theory, and contemporary issues.

Fletcher Publishes

Constructing the Persuasive Portfolio

Margaret Fletcher’s Constructing the Persuasive Portfolio, the only primer you’ll ever need (Routledge, 2016), is the most recent publication written by APLA faculty.  This particular publication was written and designed by Fletcher.

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,

APLA 2016 End-of-Year Scholarships and Awards

Sanford Hall

Congratulations to APLA Award Winners
APLA would like to recognize the following students and celebrate their significant contributions to the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture.



This scholarship is funded by Humphreys &

APLA Students Win AU Research Symposium Awards

Student with her winning research

The School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture was well represented among the award winners at the “This is Research: Student Symposium 2016,” held on April 13, at the Student Center.