Auburn University's School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture has released the most recent issue of its newsletter, StudioAPLA. The Summer Issue features events, student work, faculty and alumni news.
Sheri Schumacher, Interior Architecture Program Chair in the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture, was one of the twenty-three artists receiving awards at the 41st Montgomery Art Build Museum Exhibition on Friday, June 12. She was awarded the Foy Gilmore Goodwyn Memorial Fund Award for her mixed media textile, “Margins.” Ninety-seven artworks were selected for exhibition from 427 entered by 127 artists. All the winning pieces will be on display at the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts through August 9. The Montgomery Art Guild Museum Exhibition is a partnership between the museum and the Montgomery Art Guild. For more, go to this link.
Timothy Fuerst, a rising fifth-year architecture/interior architecture student in the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture, received First Prize in the Auburn University Outstanding ePortfolio competition at the second annual ePortfolio Award Luncheon in May. The exceptional work of thirteen finalists was honored, five from the College of Architecture, Design and Construction. The ePortfolios were judged on effective communication, critical thinking through reflection, technical competency, and visual literacy. Finalists were nominated by faculty or peers, and their ePortfolios were reviewed by a committee made of faculty and students. For more, read here
Samuel Thomas Hurst IV, Dean of the Auburn College of Architecture, Design and Construction from 1958-1961, died on April 10 in Montecito, California. A Georgia Tech graduate, Hurst served in the Navy during World War II. He studied with Walter Gropius at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University, and Gropius remained a mentor and lifelong friend who influenced Hurst to devote himself to education with the spirit of the Bauhaus. For more, click here.