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 •  December 6, 2017

Professor and Acting Director of Auburn University Rural Studio Xavier Vendrell has been awarded the FAD Award (el Fomento de las Artes Decorativas) in the category of City and Landscape for the project, “Rehabilitació del Parc de Joan Oliver a Badia del Vallès,” in Barcelona, Spain . His partners on the project were Claudi Aguilo and Albert...

Auburn University

 •  December 1, 2017

Auburn University’s College of Architecture, Design and Construction has been awarded a $635,000 grant by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, or HUD, to develop housing solutions for people with disabilities and with aging in place. This is the largest HUD grant ever awarded to Auburn University and the first in over a decade. “We...

Auburn University

 •  November 10, 2017

Auburn’s National Organization of Minority Architects student team won second place in the 2017 Barbara G. Laurie Student Design Competition. The design competition was part of the NOMA’s Annual Conference in Houston, Texas on October 11-14. The challenge was to design an Academy of Architectural Design and Sustainability for 8th-12th graders in...

Auburn University

 •  October 29, 2017

Kelly Bryant, Auburn University graphic design professor, is one of the featured designers in the most recent issue of UPPERCASE (Issue 35), a quarterly publication that is inspired by craft, design, and illustration. UPPERCASE is an award-winning, international print magazine with a unique aesthetic that features high production...

Auburn University

 •  October 6, 2017

Devastation caused to the built environment by hurricanes (such as Harvey and Irma recently), tornados and severe storms has long inspired manufacturers in the construction industry to improve and develop technology and building materials that can withstand high winds. One such innovation is related to the Structural Insulated Panels (SIP) and...

Auburn University

 •  September 18, 2017

Alabama Workshop[s] Toolkit created by Robert Finkel, Associate Professor of Graphic Design in the School of Industrial + Graphic Design, and Sheri Schumacher, Associate Professor Emerita in the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture, is a winner in Communication Arts Magazine 58th Design Annual Competition. Of the 3,877...

Auburn University

 •  September 3, 2017

During the Fall 2016 semester, four third-year architecture students joined Auburn University’s Urban Studio in Birmingham, Alabama, where they teamed with fifth-year students to learn about urban design, working on group and individual design projects while living in the city of their focus.
Initially, the third-year students focused on a...

Auburn University

 •  September 3, 2017

The College of Architecture, Design and Construction will soon welcome a new academic initiative—an innovation studio—in Mobile, Alabama. Beginning as a field studies program, The School of Industrial + Graphic Design’s futures studio will assist local businesses and industry with development of new products, packaging, branding, identity, and...

Auburn University

 •  September 1, 2017

This summer, seven Environmental Design and Architecture students traveled to Copenhagen, Denmark, under the supervision of Program Chair Magdalena Garmaz. Copenhagen is considered one of the most thoughtfully-designed cities in the world, and Magdalena put this trip together for students to be able to directly experience design and its effects on...

Auburn University

 •  August 24, 2017

Group Members: Trevor Johnson Tarek Diab Menglin Xiao The guidelines for the project sounded straightforward: create an innovative product from safe materials that can be cycled and which eliminates the concept of “waste.” The two-week timeframe for the Cradle to Cradle Product Design Challenge made it a bit trickier. Industrial Design students...