Faculty Accomplishments

Awards & Recognition

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Professor Nea Maloo has been appointed as a committee member of the American Institute of Architects Higher Education Advisory Group for the Mid-Atlantic region with a two-year appointment for 2018 and 2019. Professor Maloo will "work to inform and improve the future of architecture, education and development of future architects".

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Professor Nea Maloo has been appointed the 2018 Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) Liaison with the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA). Professor Maloo will lead "critical initiatives that will make a difference in ensuring the profession of architecture continues to embrace diversity".

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Professor Dahlia Nduom won the NOMA Honor Award in the Unbuilt Category for the North Ridge Apartments project. The NOMA Honor Award is given “in recognition of significant contributions to the architecture profession and for achievement of excellence in the architectural design.” The award was presented at the October 2017 NOMA conference in Houston, Texas.

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Department Chair Hazel R. Edwards was one of six administrators of architecture programs around the country to serve as a panelist on the Leading the Academy: Tools for Moving Towards Equity panel at the American Institute of Architects Women’s Leadership Summit 2017: Creating Tailwinds.

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Department Chair Hazel R. Edwards served as a juror for the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) 2017 Steel Design Student Competition in Chicago, IL. She was one of three jurors who reviewed 216 entries for museums designed using steel.

Dr. Edwards also served as one of three jurors for the NAACP ACT-SO Architecture Competition in Baltimore, MD in Summer 2017.

Dr. Edwards previously represented the ACSA as a member of a five-person National Architecture Accreditation Board site visit team in New York, March 11-13, 2017.

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Professor Bradford Grant was a featured guest interviewee on March 3, 2017 for 99% Invisible, a radio show and podcast about architecture and design. Grant was interviewed by Producer Avery Trufelma about the life and work of Paul Revere Williams, his various buildings, contributions to the field, and about his own role in the establishment of the Paul R. Williams Project.

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Professor Brad Grant was appointed as a 2016-17 Creativity Fellow at the Mindfulness and Contemplative Inquiry Center at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.

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Associate Professor William W. Taylor released his book on architectural theory, Drylongso: Excursions in the Production of Place and the Maintenance of Identity in 2016. Professor Taylor writes about place and identity from a perspective of over forty years of design practice and thirty-three years of teaching architecture.

Presentations

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Professor Nea Maloo presented a research paper, “Shades of Green: Analysis of the Various Building Certifications/Labels and the Value It Creates Today,” at the 45th Annual NOMA International Conference and Exposition in Houston, Texas in October 2017.

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Professor Bradford Grant gave a lecture at the University of Minnesota about the Smithsonian Institution’s newest museum, the National Museum of African American History and Culture and its connection to WEB DuBois' "Double Conciseness" and his idea of the "Veil".

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Professor Bradford Grant was invited by the African Scientific Institute (ASI) as a guest speaker at the 50th year anniversary celebration of the ASI and book launch of A Tale of Two Giants: Chinua Achebe and Wole Soyinka, by Emeka Aniagoly, held at the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, in Washington, D.C. in March 2017.

News

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”. Read More >>

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. Read More >>

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