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MCP Collaboration Continues at Peacock Place

Dr. Jay Mittal’s Urban Economics and Dr. Sweta Byahut’s Sustainable Transportation graduate classes on a site visit to the Peacock Place neighborhood accompanied with the City of Montgomery staff

In the Fall of 2014, Dr. Jay Mittal’s Urban Economics and Dr. Sweta Byahut’s Sustainable Transportation graduate classes collaborated with the City of Montgomery to assist it in developing revitalization strategies for the Peacock Place neighborhood.

Pig Roast and Newbern Library Project Opening

Pig Roast Amphitheatre

The day began atop the Great Hall at Morrisette House. Student watercolors were hung on display, and biscuits and coffee were served as the crowd arrived. The day was beautiful; low humidity and a clear sky. At 9 a.m., the crack of a snare drum sounded, and the rhythm began.

APLA Works in Avondale

Students presenting at a charrette to Avondale

This fall students in both the fifth year Urban Studio architecture program and first year graduate students in the Masters of Community Planning program came together for an intense three-day charrette in the Avondale neighborhood in Birmingham, Alabama.

Urban Acupuncture in Montgomery, Alabama

Mobile Studio for Montgomery Public Art

Landscape Architecture Graduate Students Partner With City of Montgomery, Alabama  to explore opportunities for urban revitatlization and regeneration.

Auburn University’s Master of Landscape Architecture graduate students and Prof. J. Zanzot’s Mobile Studio recently collaborated with the City of

Reinventing Pratt: Urbanism In a New Key

Aerial image of Pratt City after tornado damage

Spring 2014 Master of Landscape Studio focused on Pratt City, a small neighborhood in North West Birmingham. The city sponsored the studio because they were looking for fresh approaches to develop this neighborhood, post-tornado. 

The studio work was completed last semester, but a group of four

Rural Studio Celebrates Project Openings

Rural Studio Project Openings

On August 23, 2014, a crowd of over 150 visitors gathered in Hale County to celebrate the completion of six Rural Studio projects.