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College of Architecture, Planning and Design


Message from the Department Head

Welcome to June. Hopefully everyone is getting into the summer groove and enjoying the much quieter Manhattan. Some good news is that fall enrollment in first year is up and they will be running ten sections. Marcia Bascom has agreed to teach two sections again this fall so we are all set. The summer ADS 5 studio is off and running as well as the new Bridge studio, so Seaton is once again active. 

A couple of external things. The public comment period for the 2014 NAAB Conditions for Accreditation has only 21 days left. See this link for more information. On another front, NCARB has decided licensure upon graduation is a good idea (http://www.architectmagazine.com/licensing-and-certification/ncarb-endorses-licensure-upon-graduation_o.aspx​). Good idea or bad idea? This will be interesting. 

Matthew Knox AIA

Professor and Head


News and Reminders

The college and departments will be moving to a different newsletter software in the near future. Stay tuned.

Please mark your calendars for the faculty retreat on Tuesday, August 19th. We are still working out the time and location, but will keep you informed.



Upcoming Events + Dates

MAY 27 – JULY 25 Summer studio


19 Faculty retreat

25 Fall term begins


1 University holiday

5 Architecture Evening at 7pm at the Beach Museum