Month: August 2021


  • From Landscape Architecture to Artist

    I loved that the education at CAP always blurred the lines between disciplines. Though I was officially studying landscape architecture, I was at the same time exposed to the worlds of art, music, film, and architecture, and the program flowed in and out of these other disciplines so effortlessly that I struggled with the idea […]

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  • Why Lohren Deeg Draws

    I draw to record the mysteries and complexities of the built environment, so that the lessons can be applied in the design process later. Sketching on location uses multiple senses, makes conversation with bystanders, and arguably stimulates a better quality of memory and recollection of a place better than a photograph. The global movement known […]

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  • Riverside Historic District

    Historic Preservation graduate students have created a treasure trove of material for Muncie’s Riverside Normal-City neighborhoods. Two classes – both led by assistant professor of historic preservation J.P. Hall – worked in the area fall semester 2020. Students in ARCH 441/541 crafted design guidelines to aid in preservation of the neighborhoods where the oldest structure […]

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  • Experiencing CAP Asia

    I first participated in CAP Asia in the Spring of 2005 when I joined Nihal Perera, a faculty member in urban planning, and a group of eighteen students around the middle of their trip. I was arriving to participate in a scheduled two-week building workshop, which was to take place in India, but the plan […]

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  • IPAL – The Integrated Path to Architectural Licensure

    Opportunity Merriam Webster defines opportunity as “the favorable juncture of circumstances” and “a good chance for advancement or progress”. Earlier this year, Ball State’s Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning (ECAP) Master of Architecture program was afforded the opportunity to participate in the cutting-edge Integrated Path to Architectural Licensure (IPAL) initiative. Introduced by the National […]

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  • CAP “Alumni” World Tour 2023!

    CAP Alumni, are you interested in participating in a World Tour? Now’s your chance, Rod Underwood is organizing a tour for Spring of 2023. The “tour” will parallel what has been done on other World Tours. You may take advantage of the entire tour, or any part of the tour. The tours are also intended […]

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  • NSF Virtual Teaching Simulator

    The Institute for Digital Intermedia Arts (IDIA Lab) explores the intersection between the arts, sciences, humanities with technology. Scholarly, creative and pedagogical projects investigate virtual reality, human computer interface (HCI), augmented reality, and much more. IDIA Lab’s most recent project is collaborating on a $3 million dollar National Science Foundation grant with Massachusetts Institute of Technology, […]

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