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Urban growth and decline focus of planning symposium

Mar 12, 2009

The 8th International Symposium on Urban Planning and Environment will take place in Kaiserslautern, Germany, March 23 – 26, 2009. More than 200 people are registered to attend ...

 

CBE faculty discuss AYP Expo

Mar 12, 2009

Four CBE professors and a Ph.D. student took part in the 2009 Pacific Northwest Historians Guild Conference, "Meet me at the Fair" – Exploring the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Expositio...

 

Bob Mugerauer on: Cinematic Cities: Images of Sustainability and Well-Being

Mar 12, 2009

Urban Design and Planning Professor Bob Mugerauer is organizing a panel of paper presentations and discussion on the topic "Cinematic Cities: Images of Sustainability and...

 

Hou writing on public space

Mar 12, 2009

Landscape Architecture Associate Professor Jeff Hou is working on the manuscript for a new book, titled Insurgent Public Space. In October, Jeff joined a panel titled “Mo...

 

CBE colleagues explore environnmental ethics

Mar 12, 2009

Urban Design and Planning Professor Bob Mugerauer co-authored Environmental Dilemmas: Ethical Decision Making (Lexington Press, 2008) with colleague Lynne Manzo, A...

 

McLaren awarded fellowship

Mar 12, 2009

Architecture Associate Professor Brian L. McLaren was awarded a Visiting Senior Fellowship at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts in Washington, DC for summe...

 

Architecture welcomes visiting faculty

Mar 12, 2009

The Architecture Department welcomes two new visiting faculty. Visiting Assistant Professor Ann Huppert from the University of Kansas is an architectural historian specia...

 

Rottle studying green infrastructure in New Zealand

Mar 12, 2009

Landscape Architecture Associate Professor Nancy Rottle is currently in New Zealand on a Fulbright Senior Scholar Award to study green infrastructure for climate protecti...

 

Oshima postulates on prefab

Mar 12, 2009

Architecture Assistant Professor Ken Tadashi Oshima’s recently published essays include "Postulating the Potential of Prefab: The Case of Japan," in Home Delivery

 

Abramson writes on urban design

Mar 12, 2009

Urban Design and Planning Associate Professor Dan Abramson participated in the drafting of a manifesto on Urban Design Education for the conference, “Re-Imagining Cities:...

 

Mugerauer’s ‘Heidegger and Homecoming’ published

Mar 12, 2009

Urban Design and Planning Professor Bob Mugerauer recently authored Heidegger and Homecoming (University of Toronto Press, 2008), which was supported in part by ...

 

Badanes and Hou featured in ‘Expanding Architecture’

Mar 12, 2009

Essays by Architecture Professor Steve Badanes and Landscape Architecture Associate Professor Jeff Hou are included in Expanding Architecture: Design as Activi...

 

Streatfield essays in numerous books

Mar 12, 2009

Landscape Architect Professor Emeritus David Streatfield wrote the introductory chapter, “Gender and the History of Landscape Architecture 1900-1975” for a book edited by...

 

Interdisciplinary report on Jefferson Parish completed

Mar 12, 2009

Landscape Architecture Professor and Chair Fritz Wagner, Urban Design and Planning Associate Professor Frank Westerlund, Architecture Associate Professor and Assoc...

 

Anderson translates Le Corbusier

Mar 12, 2009

Architecture Associate Professor and Associate Chair Alex T. Anderson recently translated Le Corbusier’s first book, A Study of the Decorative Art Movement in Germany...

 

Roberson updates Freeway Park

Mar 12, 2009

Landscape Architecture Associate Professor Iain Robertson created a plan in 2008 to update the five-acre Freeway Park in Seattle, increasing visibility by replacing trees...

 

Manzo writes, speaks on housing, displacement

Mar 12, 2009

Landscape Architecture Associate Professor Lynne Manzo spoke about mixed income strategies at the American Institute of Architects (AIA) conference on “Innovations and Co...

 

Way publishes on women in landscape architecture

Mar 12, 2009

Thaisa Way, Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture, was recently awarded a grant from the Beverly Willis Architectural Foundation to support her forthcom...