A genius by design: Professor Walter Hood named 2019 MacArthur Fellow

Informally known as the "genius" award, Hood was recognized for the prestigious, national fellowship for “creating ecologically sustainable urban spaces that resonate with and enrich the lives of current residents while also honoring communal histories.” Read More »


We (see)saw(ed), we came, we conquered: CED’s Ronald Rael bridges the border

Professor and acting chair of architecture, Ronald Rael, realized his vision, born a decade ago, as three pink teetertotters were installed along the U.S.-Mexico border. The rest is history. Read More »


Alumni at ELS rise up to the challenge to help fill CED’s financial gap

“One of the stories that really struck me was about the kinds of choices that students are facing — Do I spend my few pennies to buy materials to make a model or do I eat?” explained ELS President and CEO Clarence Mamuyac. Read More »


Professor Lisa Iwamoto’s firm claims Cooper Hewitt National Design Award

Founded in 2000, IwamotoScott has been a longstanding practice in the architecture field. Almost two decades since their start, the firm is still making waves with an award for their work in interior design. Read More »


Walter Hood Receives 2019 Gish Prize

The Gish prize is considered one of the most prestigious honors for artists in the United States and awards one of the largest gift amounts each year. The announcement comes less than two weeks after Hood received the 2019 MacArthur Genius grant.  Read More »