Author: CAP


  • 2024 Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning Alumni Award Winners

    The Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning Executive Advisory Board annually recognizes alumni who demonstrate outstanding professional success or achievement in their field of endeavor. We are pleased to announce this year’s winners.   DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD WINNERS Angela Miller Gobar, PhD Master of Urban and Regional Planning 1984 Angela Miller Gobar fosters human development […]

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  • Alley House

    The Alley House Receives More Awards

    Ball State University’s College of Architecture and Planning architecture students and faculty co-leads, Pam Harwood and Tom Collins, were awarded the 2024 AIA Indianapolis Design Excellence Award for their work on the Alley House, a net-positive, sustainable, high-performance two-family home located in the near eastside of Indianapolis. The Alley House previously claimed the top spot […]

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  • What, a Newspaper Scarf?

    Sustainability and environmental stewardship are core focuses in CAP’s educational mission, providing students valuable insights into the impact their design decisions have on communities and the environment. A case in point is the Landscape Architecture Materials Engineering course, tasking students with exploring innovative applications using reclaimed or low-impact materials for a small-scale project. Students are […]

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  • Franke presents research during scientific symposium in Australia

    Alumna Jessica Franke, AIA presented a paper at the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) annual Scientific Symposium in Sydney Australia. The presentation entitled “Responsible Preservation Elevates Women’s History” was co-authored by Ball State architecture faculty Assistant Professor J.P Hall and Associate Professor Dr. Kristin Barry. Jessi references her childhood fascination with historic homes […]

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  • Ball State Landscape Architecture Student Selected for National Scholarship

    Anaya Marshall, a fourth-year landscape architecture student, has been selected for the LAF (Landscape Architecture Foundation) Ignite program! She is one of only five students nationwide—and one of only two undergraduates—to be selected for the program, which supports BIPOC students in the profession. Anaya will receive an annual $10,000 scholarship until completing her landscape architecture […]

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  • CAP Alumni Receive Top Awards from AIA Indiana

    Debra Kunce Debra Kunce isn’t afraid to take chances. She worked her way up the ladder at Schmidt Associates from a graduate architect to licensed architect in charge of some of the most challenging building projects, including a $695 million capital improvement project for Indianapolis Public Schools from 2002 to 2012. She did this all […]

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  • David Rubin: The Landscape of Future History

    A discussion of the critical need for our landscapes to evolve and adapt to meet the ever-evolving demands of resilience and identity, as well as the changes that are essential to ensure that these landscapes not only endure but find a special place in the hearts and minds of those who identify with/through them.  David […]

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  • Dean’s Update

    BUILDING UPDATES The consulting team is in the schematic design phase and will be developing a preliminary estimate in early November. The CAP Building Committee will meet with the consultants to review options in mid- November. The budget continues to be primarily oriented to replacing mechanical systems, but additional work may be able to be […]

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  • Construction Management Students Place 1st, 2nd, and 3rd!

    The Construction Management student teams and faculty had an outstanding performance at the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) Regional Competition securing 1st place in the Concrete Solutions category,  2nd place in the Electrical category, and a 3rd place finish in the Design-Build category. Four student teams have been preparing since the start of the semester […]

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