Mark Blizard, interim director of CEID’s School of Architecture and Planning, agrees. In the world of architecture, he says projects often involve bringing in acoustic or lighting specialists, along with engineers for their insights.“It’s an extension of what we do anyway, which is to create a very multifaceted environment, that allows the students to engage in the whole that actually is architecture,” he said.
Blizard adds that an interesting and exciting aspect of CEID’s growth will involve bringing analytic and creative thinkers together.
“There’s got to be common ground that you establish,” he said. “You’re not trying to force a relationship; you’re trying to offer a common ground that allows relationships to develop.”
On the engineering side, Ender Finol, the interim chair of the Department of Mechanical…