Mike Harring, information technology manager for the College of Architecture and Planning, has been named outstanding staff member for 2017. He was nominated by three students, a staff member, and the urban and regional planning faculty
Confluence Hall, the latest project of CAP’s Design Build program Colorado Building Workshop, was named by ArchDaily as one of the best student design-build projects around the world from the past year. The architecture website asked student readers to submit design-build projects on which they have worked in 2017, and got more submissions than ever before.
The ACE Mentor Program of Colorado gave the College of Architecture and Planning the 2017 Golden Hard Hat award at their Blueprint to Success annual fundraising event. The award is for outstanding contributions to ACE Mentor Program of Colorado. Dean Mark Gelernter and Assistant Dean Leo Darnell accepted the award on behalf of the college.
The Colorado Outward Bound Micro Cabins by students in CAP’s Design Build program Colorado Building Workshop under the direction of Assistant Professor of Architecture Rick Sommerfeld have received one of the 2016 Residential Architect Design Awards: a Citation Award for “Custom House Less Than 3,000 Square Feet.
Julee Herdt, professor of architecture and architect, AIA, has been awarded a second United States Patent, along with co-inventor and research partner John Hunt, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Products Laboratory, and alumnus Kellen Schauermann (MArch 2009), architect and project manager at Boulder Associates Architects. This latest patent is for software and computational methods used in the design of biobased, environmental building materials and inventions from waste fibers.
Korey White, an alumna of the College of Architecture and Planning (CAP), recently received a prestigious national award. She was selected for the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) 2018 Young Architects Award.
White received her MArch and MURP degrees in 2013 and currently works for Stantec, an architectural and engineering firm with clients worldwide, in Arlington, Va. The AIA award honors individuals who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and made significant contributions to the architecture profession early in their careers.
Once again, the University of Colorado Denver produced an impressive group of business leaders who were honored as members of the 2018 class of “40 Under 40.”
Four honorees are graduates of CU Denver and a fifth – Maria Delgado – is currently a PhD candidate in design and planning in the College of Architecture and Planning (CAP).