Category: Architecture


  • Go Find It – A Southeast Asia Experience

    “This is your world, go find it.” My father said these words to me every night as he’d take me outside to gaze at the stars. I wanted to “go find it” but living in the Midwest and being a first-generation student, I was not sure how. Ball State was my first choice university because […]

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  • 2021 MKM Design Competition

    Each year, all third-year architecture students participate in the MKM Design Competition. For the competition, the students apply their design knowledge and skills to the same project. Students had the option to work in teams of two or individually; all entries were judged together. Having established an endowment specifically for this competition, MKM architecture + design awards […]

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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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  • 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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  • 5 Landon Bone Baker Architects offer presentation March 8

    Join us for a lively presentation by one of CAP’s most successful alumni-owned firms at 4 p.m. Monday, March 8. The presentation by Landon Bone Baker Architects of Chicago will feature five CAP grads from the Department of Architecture. It’s more than architecture driving this award-winning firm: Community building, affordable housing, and neighborhood planning are […]

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  • Alumnus Lourenzo Giple shares advice for students

    Why is it important to expand the American narrative to include the accomplishments and stories of Black Americans? This question implies that they are different. We tend to forget that Black history is American history, and it is a particularly important part of American history. But besides that; representation, perspective, and the ability to see […]

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  • Highlighting stories of Black Excellence

    Why is it important to expand the American narrative to include the accomplishments and stories of Black Americans?   The reason it’s important to expand the American narrative to include the accomplishments and stories of Black Americans is to preserve the future of black excellence. We have been fortunate to read and hear the stories […]

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