Author: CAP


  • BSU Historic Preservation Students Win Second Place

    The annual Charles E. Peterson Prize, a student competition of measured drawings intended to heighten awareness about historic buildings in the United States announced its 2021 winners. The student team at Ball State University, under the direction of Professor Jonathan Spodek, FAIA, was awarded $3,000 for Second Place for their drawings of the Canal Pump House […]

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  • Weiss/Manfredi Lecture: Urban Natures

    MONDAY  | OCT. 4, 2021  | 4:00 PM  | ZOOM Link  For a link to watch the lecture, email caplectures@bsu.edu. The lecture is approved for AIA continuing education credit. If you would like credit, let us know when you write for the link.     WEISS/MANFREDI is a New York City-based multidisciplinary practice known for the […]

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  • Dean’s Update

    GUEST LECTURE SERIES LINEUP MONDAYS | 4:00 PM | Zoom Links & viewing in AB 100 For a link to watch the lecture, email caplectures@bsu.edu. SEPT 27  –  Mike Mallon, “Is Retail Dead? Life after Covid.” Live at Mall. OCT 04   –  Marion Weiss and Michael Manfredi, architects. “Urban Natures” NOV 01  –   Autumn Visconti, […]

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  • 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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