November 11, 2016
Metropolis Magazine: The seven best sustainable design courses in America
Story notes a course submitted from Ball State University’s Architecture program. The fourth-year studio stipulates that designs be zero net energy and incorporate socially resilient housing; works produced can then be built the following semester.
March 8, 2015
Star Press: BSU finds holes--literally--in reservoir plan
Source: Star Press
Story notes that the Mounds Lake reservoir proposal has come under fire in a new set of critiques released in recent days by Ball State University experts in urban planning, biology, anthropology, archeology, geology and economics.
Note: Inside Indiana Business posted a similar story.
February 28, 2015
Indianapolis Business Journal: An agenda for evolving great Indy neighborhoods
Column by Bruce Race, who teaches urban design at Ball State’s Downtown Indianapolis Center.
January 22, 2015
Associated Press: Rolling civil rights museum to hit road in test of exhibits
The story notes that the project, a collaboration between Ball State and Muncie’s nonprofit Martin Luther King Dream Team, began when Muncie’s transit system donated a retired city bus for the Dream Team to use for educational outreach in 2005.
Note: Associated Press distributed this story nationally to various media outlets, including the San Francisco Chronicle, Washington Times and Elkhart Truth.
January 7, 2015
Star Press: Castro regime's long history of brutality
Source: Star Press
Germán T. Cruz, a retired associate professor of landscape architecture at Ball State, pens a guest column.
January 3, 2015
Indianapolis Business Journal: Justice Center facility is a lost opportunity
Bruce Race, architecture professor, pens a guest column.
December 22, 2014
AZO Robotics: New robotic technology gives Ball State students benefit of working with professionals
Source: AZO Robotics
Story notes that what was once the stuff of science fiction is now an educational tool students in Ball State University’s architecture, planning and landscape architecture programs are incorporating into daily life.
November 29, 2014
Indianapolis Business Journal: It's time to reimagine Keystone Avenue
Bruce Race, an architecture professor, pens a guest column.
November 1, 2014
Indiana Business Journal: Much at stake in handling of tear-downs, infill house
Bruce Race, architecture professor, pens a guest column.
October 29, 2014
3D Print: Ball State University students recreate 3D model of demolished landmark with 3D printing technology
Source: 3D Print
Carol Street, Archivist for Architectural Records at the College of Architecture and Planning at Ball State University, is one of these individuals who has seen a tremendous benefit in learning and interest in learning, through the use of 3D printing technology.
October 13, 2014
3D Print: 3D printed species encourage students to evolve form in design of dwelling
James Kerestes, architecture instructor, is quoted.
October 12, 2014
Anderson Herald Bulletin: In harmony with nature
Story notes that Ball State architecture students use Mounds park as design laboratory.
October 8, 2014
AEC Cafe: Underwood Pavilion in Muncie, Indiana
Source: AEC Cafe
The story says the pavilion is the outcome of the Digital Design Build Studio, directed by Gernot Riether and Andrew Wit, both professors at Ball State.
October 7, 2014
Inside Indiana Business: BSU to Host Talent Retention Conference
Story says Ball State will host the 2014 Primacy of Place Conference in Indianapolis next week.
October 4, 2014
Arch Daily: Students of Ball State construct parametric tensegrity structure for local art fair
Source: Arch Daily
Work by Ball State students is featured.
September 19, 2014
Star Press: BSU students take over downtown parking
Source: Star Press
Ball State students are featured.
Note: WRTV-6 also reported on this event.
August 14, 2014
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette: Riverfront plans bring Fort Wayne together around something iconic
Work by two Ball State architecture students is featured.
April 22, 2014
Indianapolis Star: Architect Daniel Overbey finds niche in sustainable design
Ball State graduate is featured.
February 27, 2014
Earth 911: Ball State class challenges students to upcycle old airplanes
Source: Earth 911
Interview with Harry Eggink, an architecture professor about the project.
January 22, 2014
Washington Times: Architecture graduates turn to large-scale art
Ball State architecture graduates found unique business in Muncie that uses 3D printing to fabricate decorative wall panels for homes and businesses.
January 2, 2014
BizVoice Magazine: Campus Choices: These Aren't Your Everyday College Offerings
Feature on offbeat and interesting classes offered at universities in Indiana leads off with a long segment about Ball State architecture professor Harry Eggink's class on designing with pieces of retired airplanes.
December 7, 2013
Star Press: Architects dream up new uses for old planes
Source: Star Press
Ball State University architecture students are dreaming up second lives to recycle old airplanes. What if, they asked themselves, instead of sending retired aircrafts to graveyards to rust, they could use them to build bus stops and apartmentcomplexes and emergency relief huts?
November 29, 2013
WTHR-13: Edward Pierre's spirit lives on through Circle of Lights tradition
Source: WTHR-13
Carol Street, an archivist at Ball State University's College of Architecture, explained, "Edward Pierre was no mere architect." Street, who oversees the drawings and documents archive, describes Pierre as one of the state's greatest designers and urban planners. She calls the Pierre Wright collection, (architect George Wright was Pierre's long-time business partner) one of her best in the collection. "They built so much of the city's important architecture when Indianapolis was really coming into its own, with building stock and businesses."
November 9, 2013
Delaware County courthouse viewed as victim of 1960s architecture
Source: Star Press
BSU instructor photographs every state courthouse and sees Delaware County building as a victim of 1960s architecture.
October 18, 2013
Architect who visits BSU reminds us why design is important
Source: Star Press
Our lives can be viewed as a sequence of encounters, some of them remarkable and memorable. When we look back on those encounters, we find they are frequently associated with places that created, supported or enhanced the significance of those experiences.