Director of Auburn University’s Urban Studio in Birmingham, Alabama, Professor Cheryl Morgan, served as team leader for an AIA Regional/Urban Design Assistance Team (R/UDAT) in the Rockaways, New York. Cheryl has previously participated on one of R/UDAT’s Sustainable Design Assessment Team (SDAT) projects, and was instrumental to the R/UDAT project held in Birmingham, Alabama in 2011, following the devastating tornado that struck Pratt City.
Master of Community Planning (MCP) program graduate students, Valecia Wilson, Xibei Song and Chen Fan, received 2nd prize from the Alabama Chapter of the American Planning Association (ALAPA) for their class work in Professor Jay Mittal’s 2012 Fall Semester Urban Economics Class.
Professor David Hill’s design firm, HILLworks, was recently awarded a 2013 Watermark Grand Award honors from publications BUILDER and CUSTOM HOME for his project, “274 Bragg Kitchen” in Auburn, Alabama. The Watermark Design Awards were created to recognize involvement in the process of innovative kitchen and bath design and construction. Hill is a Prof. in the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture’s (APLA) Master of Landscape Architecture Program.