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News from the Architecture degree program.

APLA Student Travels the World as Aydelott Fellow

Homes for the People
(all 7 billion of them)
by Josiah Brown

I set out this summer on a seventy-five day trip to learn more about affordable housing. The end goal: to better equip architects to combat the global housing crisis by providing quality homes to the 1.6 billion people without.

Marlon Blackwell Architects Receives Top Design Honor

Architect: The Journal of the American Institute of Architects has named Marlon Blackwell Architects “The Top Firm in Design” in its annual Architect 50 ranking. This year, 136 firms qualified to participate in the Architect 50 program.

2016 Alabama State AIA Design Awards

We always take pride in hearing that our alumni are earning recognition from their professional peers for the quality and impact of their work (so please send us your news!).

We are pleased to share with you the highlights of the 2016 Alabama Council AIA Design Awards, and to offer our

Finn Chosen for Visiting Artist/Scholar Program, Rome

Finn Chosen for Visiting Artist/Scholar Program, American Academy, Rome

J. Scott Finn, Associate Professor in the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture, has been accepted into the American Academy in Rome’s Visiting Artist/ Visiting Scholar program this fall.

Hall Designs Anniversary Exhibit on Swedish Architect Lewerentz

Hall Designs Anniversary Exhibit on Lewerentz

During a career that spanned over sixty years, the Swedish architect Sigurd Lewerentz struggled to find an appropriate language of architecture from his early sublime classicism to the raw, honest, archaic forms of his later buildings which culminated in his masterpiece in Klippan, The Church of

Freear Receives American Academy of Arts and Letters Award

Freear Receives Architecture Award from American Academy of Arts and Letters

On May 18, 2016, Andrew Freear received the 2016 Award in Architecture for his work at Rural Studio from the American Academy of Arts & Letters in New York City. Since 1991, these awards have recognized American architects whose work is characterized by a strong personal direction.