Associate Professor Elizabeth Mueller and Assistant Professor Sarah Dooling have received the 2012 University Co-op Research Excellence Award for their paper titled "Sustainability and Vulnerability: Integrating Equity into Plans for Central City Redevelopment." The honor is accompanied by a $5000 cash award.
Shortall Architectural Design based in Austin, Texas, was awarded first place in the GE Garages Making Things Competition for their design proposal, "Shadow Puppet." Designed by Lecturer Clay Shortall, Arman Hadilu, and Chris Chang, "Shadow Puppet" reflects upon rapidly changing technological innovations by creating a responsive and interactive architectural installation. The first place winner(s) received $20,000 to make the installation.
Assistant Professor Danelle Briscoe [B.Arch. '95] has received a 2012-2013 Big XII Faculty Fellowship. The program offers faculty the opportunity to travel to member institutions to exchange ideas and pursue research. Briscoe will be collaborating with Professor Dan Rockhill at the University of Kansas throughout the fall semester.
Lecturer Sarah Gamble [M.Arch. '05] served on the Community Review Panel for the 29th Annual Governor's Volunteer Awards. The awards allow the State of Texas to recognize some of the individuals, organizations, corporations, and public entities that truly embody the Texas tradition of community service.