Month: April 2021


  • 2021 MKM Design Competition

    Each year, all sixty-nine third-year architecture students participate in the MKM Design Competition. For the past 8 weeks, the students apply their design knowledge and skills to the same project, exploring designs for a mixed-use development for a site in downtown Muncie, Indiana. Students had the option to work individually or in teams of two; […]

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  • Historic Preservation Students Perform Feasibility Study for Hope House Building

    Students in Assistant Professor J.P. Hall’s Historic Preservation studio spent spring semester working on an adaptive reuse feasibility study for the rehabilitation of the Caldwell-Dennis house, an historic residential structure in Wabash, Ind. Indiana Landmarks, a nonprofit organization that helps save and revitalize historic places, had acquired six architecturally significant homes, including the Caldwell-Denise house, at an […]

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  • Ball State Places in the Solar Decathlon Competition

    Each year students from the Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning compete in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Design Challenge. This year, CAP had two teams taking third place in two categories, the “Urban Single-Family” and  “Elementary School” divisions. The purpose of the competion is to challenge students to design and build highly […]

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  • Sherif Attallah Honored with Educator of the Year

    Sherif Attallah received “Educator of the Year” award from the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA). “This award recognizes a MCAA student chapter faculty advisor for serving as an advisor, educator, and mentor of students who plan to develop a professional career with the mechanical construction industry….[it] honors your involvement and engagement as an industry […]

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  • Spodek Appointed to the National Park Service Advisory Board

    Jonathan C. Spodek, FAIA, FAPT, NCARB, professor of architecture in the College of Architecture and Planning at Ball State University, was appointed to the 12-person National Park Service (NPS) advisory board for preservation technology by the Secretary of the Interior. The responsibility of the advisory position is to provide leadership, policy advise and professional oversight; advise […]

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