Category: Architecture


  • 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 will apply for 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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  • 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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  • Design Thinking Around Social Justice Issues

    Graduate architecture students had a chance this spring to synthesize their design knowledge with one of the biggest stories of our time, the historical and ongoing racial violence crisis that has played out in American streets for more than two centuries. The resulting projects are rich in meaning, and devastating in their honesty. Assistant Professor […]

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  • Consider a Certificate in Sustainability

    The Graduate Certificate in Sustainability is administered through the Academy for Sustainability in the R. Wayne Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning. The certificate recognizes the need for participants to work across topical disciplines. And whether citizens are educated as designers or function as participants in the design activity, they collectively must arrive at strategic […]

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  • Exploring Glass in Architecture

    During my 2016 sabbatical at the Glick Center for Glass, I met Jennifer Halvorson, an associate professor of art at Ball State. While working with glass we discovered many shared interests and overlaps between both architecture and fine art disciplines. We had discussed the opportunity of collaborating on a blended course and drafted an outline […]

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