Oct 7, 2020
Architecture alum Yahya Abdul-Mateen II wins Emmy for HBO’s “Watchmen”
Abdul-Mateen (BA Architecture 2011) won best supporting actor for his role in the hit show about self-appointed superheroes, police violence, domestic terrorism and racial strife in America.
Oct 6, 2020
MLA graduate Sarah Fitzgerald recognized as 2020 National Olmsted Scholar
The Olmsted Scholars Program recognizes and supports students with exceptional leadership potential who are using ideas, influence, communication, service, and leadership to advance sustainable planning and design and foster human and societal benefits.
Sep 21, 2020
Kofi Bonner, alum and Dean’s Advisory Council member, to be one of three honored at 2020 Silver SPUR Awards
The prestigious Silver SPUR Awards recognize outstanding individuals whose achievements exemplify the highest aspirations of the San Francisco Bay Area. Bonner is an an architect and planner known for leading the redevelopment of the city of Emeryville.
Aug 6, 2020
Three LAEP alumni win competition for 370-acre metropolitan park in Lima
"Tomás McKay (M.L.A '17), Kushal Lachhwani (M.L.A '16) and Pablo Alfaro’s (M.L.A '16) winning project 'The Mantle and the Plinth' for the public park in Pachacamac, Peru integrates heritage and ecology in its design."
Jul 15, 2020
Architect goes blind, says he’s actually gotten better at his job
On July 5, 2020, 60 Minutes re-aired the story of architecture alumnus and former CED lecturer, Chris Downey— whose career in architecture did anything but halt despite the loss of his sight from a 2008 brain tumor surgery.