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Online Newsletter of the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture, Auburn University

OUTREACH ISSUE: Fall 2012

FEATURES
Cordova Al
APLA’s Continued Outreach to Cordova, Alabama

APLA’s efforts to assist Cordova, Alabama’s storm recovery efforts began in early August 2011, when

Designed for Habitat: Collaborations with Habitat for Humanity Book Cover
Hinson and Miller Publish New Book on Affordable Housing Design

David Hinson and Justin Miller, faculty in the School of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture,

Jane Frederick and Don Brown
APLA Alum Elected to 2012 AIA National College of Fellows

Jane Frederick (APLA ’82), was inducted into the AIA College of Fellows in Washington D.C. this past

Kevin Moore and Sweta Byahut
APLA Welcomes New Faculty-Fall 2012

Kevin Moore, who joined the APLA faculty on a visiting appointment two years ago, has been appointed to a tenure-track position as an

STUDIO FEATURES
Proposal Drawing
Interior Architecture Students Partner with Montgomery Institutions for Summer 2012 Thesis

Interior Architecture students have mounted an exhibit cataloging design

Student proposal for Opelika Road Corridor
Community Planning Students Help Auburn Renew Opelika Road

This summer Auburn residents have been participating in public polls to help shape the plans for

Chattanooga Riverwalk: Southern Extension art
MLA Students Design Vital Component to Chattanooga Riverwalk: Southern Extension

The City of Chattanooga has become famous throughout the United

Jones Valley Teaching Farm prototypical farm stand
Professor Elena Barthel and Students Team with Jones Valley Teaching Farm

Last springthe Rural Studio collaborated with the Jones Valley Teaching Farm in

Zone Map of Montgomery
Understanding the City of Montgomery, AL.

In Fall 2012, Jay Mittal’s Urban Economics class undertook a project on “Understanding the City of

Photo Collage of DESIGNhabitat houses
The DESIGNhabitat Program Continues to Evolve

The DESIGNhabitat program is an ongoing collaboration between the School of

Student presenting project to group
Expanding Visions

Auburn University Architecture Thesis student work was recently featured in an exhibition during

Biogasifier photo
Landscape Architecture Students Inaugurate the P.O.W.E.R. project

Directed by Assistant Professor David Hill,

RESEARCH AND INNOVATION
Idea generation
Alabama Innovation Engine: Outreach that Can

Entering its third year of operation, Alabama Innovation Engine is a design-based community development

Students installing insulation into prefab forms

Prefab for Humanity

According to the Alabama Association of Habitat Affiliates (AAHA) families eligible for Habitat homes spend up to 30 percent of their income on utility



Rural Studio Challenges Students to Use Land Creatively with the Rural Studio Farm

Auburn University’s Rural Studio Third-Year Design Studio has turned its focus

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