Building Science

Solar Decathlon Finalist Preparation 2019 IDEX Team

IDEXlab Teams Named Finalists for 2019 Solar Decathlon Design Challenge
Mar 1, 2019

On February 27, two teams of IDEXlab students from Appalachian State University were selected as finalists in the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2019 S...

Life Village Concept

LIFE Village funds collaboration with Appalachian to design homes for adults with autism
Feb 13, 2019

BOONE, N.C. — After the successful completion of an off-the-shelf tiny home for nonprofit LIFE Village Inc. by students in Appalachian State Univers...

Studio IV Student Review of Work

Studio IV Goes to the Borderlands
Feb 13, 2019

In an attempt to engage current events, students in TEC 4748 Architectural Design Studio IV explored the necessity for and conflicts between the compl...

NCMCA Sigmon Memorial Scholarship Winners

NCMCA Sigmon Memorial Scholarship Winners Announced
Oct 29, 2018

Winners of the eighth annual Sigmon Memorial Scholarship were announced on 18 October after a closed jury review of masonry design proposals in the Ka...

Studio IV Proposals Exhibited in Plemmons Student Union

Studio IV Proposals Exhibited in Plemmons Student Union
Oct 22, 2018

As part of the Black Mountain College semester at Appalachian (Spring 2018), eighteen students in TEC 4748 Architectural Design Studio IV, were given ...

Sustainable Energy Speaker Series

Sustainable Energy Speaker Series: Bill Pfleger - The New Energy Landscape: Trends Facilitating Microgrids & Future Directions
Sep 11, 2018

Bill Pfleger, Solutions Architect ManagerMicrogrid Competency Center at Schneider ElectricThe New Energy Landscape: Trends Facilitating Microgrids &am...

Building Science Architectural Design Studio III Empathy Design

Building Science Architectural Design Studio III to DESIGN deliberate housing schemes for local nonprofit LIFE Village, Inc.
Sep 11, 2018

BOONE, NCAfter the successful completion of a tiny home build for local non-profit LIFE Village (Living Innovations For Exceptional), the Department o...

Dr. Reza Foroughi STBE Faculty at Appstate

Building Sciences Welcomes Dr. Reza Foroughi to Faculty
Sep 10, 2018

The Building Science program welcomes Dr. Reza Foroughi as its newest assistant professor this fall. Dr. Foroughi holds a master’s degree in Archite...

Dr. Jamie Russell Appointed Appalachian Energy Center Interim Director
Sep 7, 2018

Dr. Jamie Russell has been appointed to serve as the interim director of the Appalachian Energy Center for the 2018-2019 academic year. Russell i...

LIFE Village Tiny House Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon cutting ceremony for LIFE Village celebrating tiny house designed and built by students with future for additional collaboration
Aug 31, 2018

On Tuesday, August 28th, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held to celebrate LIFE Village officially receiving a Tiny House designed and constructed by th...