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On May 8th, 2019, Professor John Peponis received an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Thessaly, Greece. The award was conferred in recognition of distinguished contributions to the discipline of architecture, architectural research and architectural education in Greece and abroad.
The American Institute of Architects, Georgia Association (AIA Georgia) 2019 Design Awards recognized the top architectural projects by practitioners in Georgia and students currently enrolled in the state of Georgia. Twenty-two projects of the 147 entries that were submitted were awarded in the categories of Built, Unbuilt, Renovation/Restoration, Interior Architecture, Residential Over $1M, Residential Under $1M, Student Project, and People’s Choice.
This spring, 236 teams from 11 schools and programs at Georgia Tech participated in the Capstone Design Expo. Historically, the College of Engineering has dominated the participation at the Expo, but in recent years, the School of Architecture has become more involved, further proving that Georgia Tech also produces a helluva(n) architect, too.
Joel Jassu was born in Banda, Uganda, which was becoming one of the worst slums of the capital city of Kampala during Joel’s childhood.
With the addition of Carolyn Phillips, the Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development, will be expanding its portfolios. Philips is a director at the Center for Inclusive Design and Innovation, which focuses on accessibility.
Alumni and Friends are invited to join us at the Mob Museum in Las Vegas for the Georgia Tech AIA Alumni Reception on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 7:30PM.