[dropcap]M[/dropcap]ichele (Boggs) Koken has made a career doing what she loves – interior design. But she’s not only a designer, she’s an entrepreneur who is the founder and owner of Indianapolis-based MB Designs. This venture has kept her busy for the past 11 years designing residential and commercial spaces. Starting the business at age 27, […]
[dropcap]C[/dropcap]ommitment to research, community partnerships, and the mantra “reuse, rebuild, return” vaulted a team of Ball State architecture students over the competition in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Race to Zero competition held in April. This is the second year in a row that College of Architecture and Planning (CAP) teams have placed in the competition; last year a team […]
Inside a quiet room on the Ball State University campus, 5-year-old Camden wrinkles up his nose and frowns at the ceiling, looking for the source of a sudden noise. A few seconds later he’s back at play, seemingly untroubled, but on the other side of the darkened glass, autism researcher Shireen Kanakri closely watches the scene. Minutes […]
[dropcap]L[/dropcap]eonna Huddleston started drawing at age 5 by tracing coloring books with her brother at their home in Indianapolis. Now a freshman at Ball State University, she loves drawing so much, she does it in her free time. Eventually, she hopes use her architecture major and business minor to start her own architectural firm, where […]
The Maring-Hunt Library Community Garden is a resource to a Muncie neighborhood, so students partnered to design an enhanced space.
Alumna Akilah Nosakhere returns home to work for the Muncie Public Library and partners with two immersive learning classes to help the community.
College of Architecture students tackle the challenge of creating a shelter that’s portable, easy to assemble and can keep people safe in extreme environments.