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Social Responsibility in Design Exhibit Opening

May 5, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Master of Architecture Degree Candidate Final Projects, Morgan State University

FREE. No registration required

Following a tradition of socially responsible design for the built environment at Morgan State University, candidates for the Master of Architecture degree will exhibit their terminal design projects at AIABaltimore. The project types include a social incubator for developing stronger community identity in distressed neighborhoods of Baltimore (Broadway East), a recovery center for survivors of human trafficking, a full spectrum educational center with community services for Anacostia, Washington, D.C. and six other graduate student projects.

Studio Instructor: Ruth Connell AIA, Associate Professor, with supporting instruction from Jason Charalambides, PhD, M.ASCE, AIA, ENV_SP, Assistant Professor.

The studio effort has been enriched by the generous contributions of these mentoring architects, and others:

  • Sami Basuhail AIA
  • Churchill Banks III, Assoc. AIA, NOMA
  • Christopher Brown, Assoc. AIA.
  • Lee Driskill, AIA
  • Nancy Fox
  • Cass Gottlieb, AIA, LEED AP
  • Steve Marker, AIA and LEED AP BD+C
  • Jay Orr, AIA LEED AP
  • James Pettit Jr.
  • Klaus Philipsen, AIA
  • Karl Ramsey

Featured Projects

Andrew Bennett – Baltimore Exploratorium: An Architecture of Awe

Joshua Bereznay – The Hub: A Social Intersection

Ryan DeSmith – The Villages at Melvale: A New Age for Old Age

Jason Knight – 1501 Gay Street: An Incubator for Social Capital

Angel Lobaton – Atomic Autumn, A Space Vessel for Journey to Mars

Lisa Montgomery – Furry Friends: Total Animal Care

Anthony Newman – Anacostia: Education and Cultural Center

Takira Swan – Turning Point Transitional Retreat

Karolina Tittel – Shift: Urban Living for Older Adults, Self-Care for the Active Ageing Population

For more information, please contact Ruth Connell AIA at ruth.connell@morgan.edu.

Image: 1501 Gay Street: An Incubator for Social Capital; student: Jason Knight.


May 5, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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