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2023

  • Spring 2023 Newsletter

    Spring 2023 Newsletter 

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  • Dean’s Update

    Welcome back to campus! Spending time with family and friends is a terrific way to rejuvenate our minds and bodies. It puts us in the right place to resume our work together.

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  • Building Affordable Assisted Living for Seniors

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  • Smithsonian Collaboration

    The School of Architecture and Planning entered into a collaboration with The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History on a short-term exhibition entitled "Reconstructing 'Weatherbreak' in an Age of Extreme Weather." This collaboration, led by museum curator Abeer Saha and assistant professor Tonya Ohnstad, will reconstruct the “Weatherbreak” – the first large-span geodesic dome to be erected in North America.

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  • New Year, New Renovation!

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  • Foreign Studies Student Work at AIA and Italian Embassy

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  • Our Faculty

    Joining us in the classroom this spring semester are three new studio instructors: Elizabeth Emerson, AIA and Mark Lawrence, AIA, both principals at EL Studios PLLC, Brooklyn NY, and Donald Lococo, Donald Lococo Architects, Washington, DC.

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  • Faculty Outside the Classroom

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  • Trevor & Mark Truss Raising

    Trevor & Mark Truss Raising

    Dean Mark Ferguson and alumni Trevor Resurreccion B.S. Arch ‘01 chat after Trevor participated in raising a replica of a Notre-Dame Cathedral truss at CUA on Sept. 26, 2022.

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  • First Ever Zero Energy Designation

    The School of Architecture and Planning’s Master of Science in Net Zero Design/Master of Architecture Joint Degree received the U.S. Department of Energy’s first ever Zero Energy Design Designation (ZEDD). 

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  • CUA Masonry Day

    Thank you Potomac Valley Brick

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  • Seymour Auerbach

    Seymour Auerbach, longtime faculty member in the School of Architecture and Planning, died on October 10, 2022. 

    Professor Auerbach, known to his friends as Sy, was born on May 28, 1929 in New York City (Bronx) and raised by his parents, the late Jennie (Norman) and Nathan Auerbach. He graduated from the Yale University School of Fine Arts with a Bachelor of Architecture in 1951. He then served in the US Army Corps of Engineers as a Sergeant First Class. From there, he moved to the DC area and launched a successful career in architecture and academia.

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  • Neurophenomenology & Sacred Architecture

    Neurophenomenology & Sacred Architecture

    Interdisciplinary Symposium made possible by grants from the Templeton Religion Trust (TRT)

    March 23-25, 2023

    Neurophenomenology & Sacred Architecture. Toward a Theological Aesthetics

     Can we use neuroscience to better understand the phenomenology of sacred architecture? Over 2.5 days, a number of renowned individuals from multiple disciplines will share their latest work and thoughts at the intersection of science, spirituality, and the built environment.

    https://www.sacred-space.net/ASU-symposium/ 

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