Category: Architecture


  • 2022 MKM Student Competition Winners

    Seventy-eight models lined the hallways in the College of Architecture and Planning as students presented their entries for the annual MKM Design Competition this spring. The competition, sponsored by MKM Architecture + Design, asked Ball State students in the third-year architecture cohort to come up with creative design solutions using steel. This year students were […]

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  • College of Architecture and Planning Student Teams Advance to Finals of Solar Decathlon Competition

    All six of the Ball State’s student teams from the University’s College of Architecture and Planning (CAP) competing in this year’s Solar Decathlon Design and Build Challenges—a  U.S. Department of Energy competition—have advanced to the finals in the categories of New Housing, Retrofit Housing, Attached Housing, and Office Building and Education Building. Five of the six teams are […]

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  • CAP Hosts National Conference on the Beginning Design Student

    Guests from around the globe will visit CAP and Ball State April 1-2 for the National Conference on the Beginning Design Student. The annual conference draws university professors and practitioners from design professions, including architecture, landscape architecture, planning, interior design, graphic design, and others. The conference is hosted by different universities each year with this […]

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  • CERES Team Helps Achieve Living Building Certification

    Ball State University played a key role in Cope Environmental Center earning a unique status that only 28 other buildings worldwide have received. The Centerville, Indiana, center has been awarded “Living Building Certification“ by the International Living Future Institute. Earning this special certification is the result, in large part, of multi-year collaborative efforts that included […]

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  • Competition to document historic Black landscapes nets an honorable mention for team of professors

    By Christopher Baas, Professor of Landscape Architecture Professors from Ball State University and Hanover College teamed up recently to document the landscape and remains of Eleutherian College, the first college in Indiana to admit Black students, and a hub of activity in the abolitionist movement. The project won honorable mention in the 2021 HALS Challenge […]

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  • Jonathan Moody/Bridging the Gap

    MONDAY  |  MAR 28, 2022  |  4:00 PM | Live in AB 100 or via Zoom For a link to watch the lecture, email caplectures@bsu.edu. We have AICP and AIA continuing education credit for this lecture. If you would like credit, let us know when you write for the link. Jonathan Moody’s work resides at […]

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  • Ana de Brea

    Since early stages of my academic career, I have been interested in understanding the meanings and the processes of making ‘geometrical bodies’ in contemporary architecture. Over the years, studies of different interpretations and theories, and the development of a number of projects have helped me clarify my inquiry by bringing new, unexpected design-questions about ‘volumetric […]

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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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