U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY’S SOLAR DECATHLON DESIGN COMPETITION
- Ball State’s ECAP was named the 2023 Build Challenge Overall Winner during the Solar Decathlon Competition Event in Golden, Colo., April 20-23, 2023.
Six multidisciplinary teams advanced to the finals with designs of energy-efficient residential or office buildings. One of the six teams will be building their designed home in the Near Eastside neighborhood of Englewood in Indianapolis, IN for the Solar Decathlon Build competition in 2023.
- Two teams participating in the international Solar Decathlon Design competition earned second place for their design in the Education Building Division, and third place in the Office Building Division.
In 2019, DesignIntelligence gave high marks to landscape architecture, interior design, and architecture:
- Most Admired Landscape Architecture Schools — eighth among undergraduate programs; 12th among graduate programs
- Top-Ranked Landscape Architecture Schools by Focus Areas — top 10 in all 12 areas among undergraduate programs; top 10 in 10 areas (12 total) among graduate programs
- Most Hired From Interior Design Schools — 10th among schools of similar size
- Most Hired From Architecture Schools — 15th among schools of similar size