Mark Childs’, Professor, new book Urban Composition, gets rave review in Metropolis Magazine. Staff writer Peter Chomko reviewed Urban Composition for the highly regarded periodical, saying "this is a book that could shape the ideas of urban design's interested consumers as much as it could the producers." Childs' most recent book is published by Princeton Architecture Press, and adds to his repertoire of titles on urban design, which includes Parking Spaces, published by McGraw-Hill, and Squares, from UNM Press.
Kramer E. Woodard, Associate Professor, was selected finalist and professional award winner with his entry titled; Penthouse Prototype in the juried exhibition ARTIFACTS FOR NEW DOMESTIC THINKING. This exhibition includes furnishings, lighting, furniture, architectural proposals, and artists’ works. Winners were selected from entries from all Southwestern states: Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, and Utah. Innovative use of materials, conceptual strength, sustainable resourcing, creative functionality, new rituals for domestic usage, innovative technology, and intriguing innovations of form, guided the jurors in selecting the participants for this exhibition. The jurors included; Laura Carpenter, Michael McCoy, Susan S. Szenasy and Suzanne Tick.