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LeBleu and Parker win Alabama APA Leadership Awards

Charlene LeBleu, Associate Professor and Chair of the Master of Landscape Architecture Program in the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture, and Grayson Parker, a graduate student in the dual degree Master of Landscape Architecture and Master of Community programs, have won

APLA Graduate Students Win Outstanding Planning Award

Graduate students Joshua Cameron and Kenneth Dale Speetjens won the 2014 Outstanding Planning Award for a Planning Student Project for their research with landscape architecture professor, Charlene LeBleu, FASLA, AICP, on the impacts of commercial solid waste landfills on minority populations in

MCP Alumnus Named Global Shaper

 MCP Alum Jes Laing has been named the first Global Shaper of 2014 by ARCADIS

Community Planning alumnus Jes Laing '13, a Roadway Design Engineer for the consulting firm ARCADIS, has been named a Global Shaper by the company. ARCADIS is an international consulting firm specializing in design, engineering, and project management, with 22,000 employees throughout the world.

Morgan elevated to AIA’s College of Fellows

Cheryl Morgan

Cheryl Morgan, Auburn architecture alumna, professor and director of the Urban Studio, will be inducted into the American Institute of Architects College of Fellows at an Investiture Ceremony at the 2014 National AIA Convention in Chicago on June 27.  She joins 139 AIA members who have been elected

Masters of Community Planning Participate in Professional Charettes

CPLAN students work with public in professional charrette

During fall semester of 2013 a number of Master of Community Planning (MCP) students were invited to participate in several community design charrettes that occurred throughout the southeastern region.

Community Planning Synthesis Studio Studies Parkside

Graphic from CLAN Synthesis Studio Story Experience

In spring 2014, the MCP Synthesis Planning Studio was co-taught by Dr. John Pittari and Dr. Jay Mittal. This co-teaching arrangement strengthened the learning outcomes of the MCP synthesis studio significantly as several new concepts were introduced.

APLA Faculty and Students Present at the American Planning Association Conference

Faculty Present at national conference

APLA faculty and students had a good showing at the 2014 American Planning Association Conference in Atlanta, with six faculty and two students participating in three sessions and three students presenting posters at the April conference.

Landscape Architecture Professor Charlene Lebleu and

Krumdieck Assumes Urban Studio Leadership

Alex Krumdieck, a principal in the Birmingham-based architecture and interior design firm Krumdieck A + I Design Inc. has been hired as Interim Director of the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture's (APLA) acclaimed Urban Studio program based in Birmingham, Alabama.