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Student Accolades

MLA Students Win ASLA 2016 Awards

Three MLA students were recognized at the 2016 Alabama ASLA Awards Ceremony in November 2016. The ceremony was hosted by the Alabama ASLA Birmingham Chapter at the office of Goodwyn, Mills, Cawood in Birmingham.

55th Annual Alagasco Competition

Alagasco 2016

Fourth-year architecture celebrated the end of Fall 2016 with the 55th annual Alagasco competition. This year's challenge was to design 50 units of market rate housing with a 25-room hotel in downtown Mobile.

Led by professors Christian Dagg, Il Kim, and Kevin Moore, the project investigated two of

Concrete Comp 2016: Materializing Concrete

Concrete Comp 2016


Third-year Architecture students participated in a semester-long studio project and architecture competition taught by Visiting Professor Shawn Protz, RA, LEED AP BD+C. Informed by a parallel class research project looking in-depth at concrete, students individually designed versions of a

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.

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

WoodComp 2016 Marks 50 Years of Competition

Wood Comp model

Second Year Studios participated in the 50th annual Wood Competition this spring.

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.

Student Receives $20K Aydelott Travel Award

Josiah Brown, a fifth-year architecture student from Ashland City, Tennessee, is the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture’s first recipient of the Aydelott Travel Award.