Category: CMID


  • Construction Management Team Places First at New Builders Competition

    The Construction Management team had an outstanding performance winning first place at the New Builders Competition held in February at the University of Cincinnati, sponsored by Fischer Homes. The New Builders competition is geared for first and second-year construction management students. The competition places students in a developer’s shoes and focuses on residential construction. For […]

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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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  • Designing Amidst a Global Pandemic

    Designing amidst a global pandemic requires an extra dose of something we are all familiar with: creativity. As a recent graduate, I could have never predicted the circumstances in which I would be entering the workforce. Now, a year into my career as an interior designer, I have learned to greatly appreciate the value of […]

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  • Glick Center for Glass receives Silver LEED certification

    Janet Fick and students, with support from co-instructor Jim Jones, certified a second campus building — the Glick Center for Glass — through the USGBC’s LEED Lab initiative and received a Silver certification! This is only the 12th building in the world certified through this initiative and Ball State has two buildings here on campus. […]

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  • Students Gain Valuable Experience with Community Partners

    In CAP, we thrive on partnerships with our community. Here’s a quick peek at how some of our most consistent partners worked with just one of our faculty members this year. Partners and Projects Avondale Methodist Church ministers in a myriad of ways to its southside community, Thomas Park-Avondale ecoREHAB fixes up rundown homes with […]

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  • Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning is Breaking New Ground with Student-Driven LEED Certification

    LEED Lab is a program operated by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) that allows students to assess the performance of existing buildings on a campus and choose a building  where they will facilitate the LEED for Operation and Maintenace (LEED O+M) process with the goal of certifying a facility. The program offers a unique immersive learning opportunity for emerging […]

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  • Escape Space

    Each year we try to highlight projects from some of our student capstone and thesis courses. Recent graduate from interior design, Elise McQueen, considered the current climate of the pandemic and the effects of social distancing for her final project “Escape Space.”    Project Description Escape Space is located in downtown Indianapolis and will serve […]

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