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Professor Bradford Grant Named First Smithsonian Instagram Artist-in-Residence
Fri, July 24, 2020

Architecture Professor Bradford Grant has been named the first Instagram artist-in-residence at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. The National Portrait Gallery “seeks to collaborate with artists both within and outside the Smithsonian to create dynamic public outreach, engage diverse national and international audiences, and explore the infinite richness and complexity of American history through the art of portraiture and biography to advance the Smithsonian’s fundamental mission to increase and diffuse knowledge”.

Howard Architecture Partners on Smart Habitat Research Funded by $15M NASA Grant
Tue, May 12, 2020

The Howard University Department of Architecture faculty and students are part of a seven-university team funded by a $15 million NASA grant. The grant establishes the Habitats Optimized for Missions of Exploration (HOME) Space Technology Research Institute for Deep Space Habitat Design, one of two space technology research institutes selected by NASA in 2019.

Professor and Chair Hazel R. Edwards Invited to Serve on Docomomo US Awards Jury
Mon, May 4, 2020

Architecture Professor and Department Chair Hazel Ruth Edwards, Ph.D., has been invited to serve on the Docomomo US 2020 Modernism in America Awards jury. Docomomo US was founded in the United States in 1995, to “share its members’ knowledge of and enthusiasm for modern architecture and design”.

Professor Bradford Grant Receives ACSA 2020 Course Development Prize
Mon, April 6, 2020

Architecture Professor Bradford Grant is one of five recipients of the 2020 Course Development Prize in Architecture, Climate Change and Society for his course proposal titled Public Issues, Climate Justice, and Architecture. The Association for the Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) and Columbia University’s Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture (Buell Center) invited course proposals from universities around the globe to compete for the prize.

C. D. Moody to be Named First African American President of AGC of Georgia
Thu, September 19, 2019

Architecture Alumnus Charles David Moody (C. D. Moody) (B.Arch. ‘81) will be the first African American to serve as president of the Associated General Contractors of Georgia. Moody will serve as 2020 President. His firm C. D. Moody Construction is “a recognized leader in the construction industry” and “has been delivering quality products since 1988”, according to the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

Celebrating the Life of Architecture Alumnus Eddie Jerome Strachan, Ph.D.
Fri, August 23, 2019

We celebrate the life of Architecture Alumnus Eddie Jerome Strachan, Ph.D. (B.Arch. ‘53). We are perpetually grateful for his contributions to our college – his college.

Commemorating the Lives of Esteemed Architecture Faculty
Fri, August 9, 2019

We commemorate the lives of several former Department of Architecture faculty members who have recently passed away. Three former faculty members, Jose J. Mapily (B.Arch. ’65; MCP ’72), Ahmed Elnaggar, Ph.D., and Philip Freelon, FAIA, passed away this July, and Oswald Glean Chase, B.S.Arch., MScs, within the past year.

Meet HU Commencement 2019 Student Speaker Renee Whiteley
Thu, May 16, 2019

Class of 2019 Architecture Magna Cum Laude Graduate Renee Whiteley addressed her class and the university community at Howard University’s 151st Commencement Convocation on May 12, 2019.

Department of Architecture Welcomes 2019 AIA President
Tue, April 9, 2019

The Department of Architecture welcomed William J. Bates, FAIA, NOMA, the 2019 president of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) yesterday. Bates shared with our students and faculty his valuable perspective on being an accomplished architect. Bates is only the second African American to head the AIA since it was established in 1857.

Dept. of Arch. and NOMAS Host 2019 DC Hip Hop Architecture Camp Music Video Premiere
Tue, April 2, 2019

The Department of Architecture and the Howard University National Organization of Minority Architecture Students (NOMAS) hosted the 2019 DC Hip Hop Architecture Camp Music Video Premiere event.

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