Architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture programs highly ranked by DesignIntelligence, Professor of Landscape Architecture Malcolm Cairns among the “Most Admired Educators” in the discipline.
With an open concept, plentiful white boards, and more, the new home of Ball State CAP: INDY provides a collaborative workspace for students. Center for Civic Design helps communities envision possibilities.
One of three possible designs for Victory Village, the above rendering features a central green space that encourages a sense of belonging among the veterans who will live there.
A recurring question about any professional school is “What is the primary goal of the education process?” Are universities supposed to equip students with a foundational knowledge of a profession or are they supposed to prepare a student for practice and exploration? Or, as most of us now practicing have learned to ask, “Is architecture an art or a business?”
A team of students traveled to Chicago in February to meet with SmithGroup’s team and representatives of the Chicago Stockyards district. The stops included the iconic Union Stock Yard Gate, designated a National Historic Landmark.
Ball State University’s new Center for Civic Design (CCD) helps Indianapolis neighborhoods and other communities envision possibilities.
The College of Architecture and Planning (CAP) is one of the most comprehensive and largest of its kind in the country. Its roughly 6,000 graduates serve their communities as architects, landscape architects, urban planners and designers, interior designers, historic preservationists, and construction managers.
Two teams of architecture students were finalists in the Department of Energy’s Race to Zero competition in Colorado this year. A rehab project with Muncie partners garnered a second-place win.
Twenty-five addresses — that’s how you can measure the impact of this class. Each of these addresses represents a house designed by Ball State students for nonprofits to support local residents.
Inside a quiet room on the Ball State University campus, 5-year-old Camden wrinkles up his nose and frowns at the ceiling, looking for the source of a sudden noise. A few seconds later he’s back at play, seemingly untroubled, but on the other side of the darkened glass, autism researcher Shireen Kanakri closely watches the scene.
Graduate students in urban planning are studying ways to re-energize Waterloo’s downtown district. They began last month and will report their recommendations April 17 at 5:30 p.m. in the Waterloo town library.
In the Thomas Park/Avondale neighborhood, where getting fresh produce can be a challenging and time-consuming venture, Maring-Hunt Library Community Garden has given residents access to fresh produce since 2003.
Ball State architecture Professor Timothy Gray and 17 architecture students designed and built a mobile greenhouse to expand the growing season at an urban farm in Indianapolis.
The Muncie housing nonprofit ecoREHAB offers architecture students hands-on experience and a chance to renew neighborhoods and help low-income residents.
Leonna Huddleston started drawing at age 5 by tracing coloring books with her brother at their home in Indianapolis. Now a freshman at Ball State University, she loves drawing so much, she does it in her free time. Eventually, she hopes to use her architecture major and business minor to start her own architectural firm, where she will design fashions and the building they’re designed in.
Events and Activities
The CAP Gallery, located on the first floor of the Architecture Building, features inspirational exhibits. Learn more.
Firms across the country showcase their companies during this two-day event. Learn more.
ReCAP, the college's annual publication, features a roundup of the college's events and activities. Find PDFs below and via social media if you prefer an electronic version.
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