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Outreach

The DESIGNhabitat Program Continues to Evolve

Photo Collage of DESIGNhabitat houses

The DESIGNhabitat program is an ongoing collaboration between the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture and the Alabama Association of Habitat Affiliates (AAHA). Initiated in 2001 by Professor David Hinson, the program has provided a venue for the active engagement of Auburn

Alabama Innovation Engine: Outreach that Can

Idea generation

Entering its third year of operation, Alabama Innovation Engine is a design-based community development

MLA Students Participate in Birmingham Summer Studio Creating Concepts for Line Park (aka ”The Cut”)

Proposal Drawing

This summer the Auburn University Master's of Landscape Architecture program offered a five-week graduate level landscape architecture studio under the direction of adjunct faculty Ben Wiesman and Kelly Homan.

Expanding Visions

Student presenting project to group

Auburn University Architecture Thesis student work was recently featured in an exhibition during the first annual ”Montgomery Street Fair” on April 21, 2012.  The event had around 2,000 in attendance and was produced by Helicity Montgomery, a local non-profit that seeks to be a catalyst for the

Prefab for Humanity

Students pouring concrete in forms

According to the Alabama Association of Habitat Affiliates (AAHA) families eligible for Habitat homes spend up to 30 percent of their income on utility bills. In Alabama the majority of those expenditures are directed towards heating and cooling the houses. Auburn Professors Justin Miller, Ryan

Prefab for Humanity

Students installing insulation into prefab forms

According to the Alabama Association of Habitat Affiliates (AAHA) families eligible for Habitat homes spend up to 30 percent of their income on utility

Landscape Architecture Students Inaugurate the P.O.W.E.R. project

Biogasifier photo

Directed by Assistant Professor David Hill, students in spring 2012 Graduate Landscape Architecture Program focused their final design studio on the P.O.W.E.R.

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