All posts by ARCC Administrator

Craftsmanship in the Digital Age

The notion of craftmanship is evolving. Increasingly, the age-old knowledge of woodcarvers, masons, and other craftspeople is embedded in an intelligent design process using geometric computer models and machine fabrication to develop new crafts and architectural métiers.  Today, craft is computational.  And yet, as Brandon Clifford of Matter Design argues, “we have more in common … Continue reading Craftsmanship in the Digital Age

Architecture2030

Architecture2030 is a non-profit think tank transforming climate change problems into solutions through the design of the built environment.  The urban environment is responsible for most of the world’s fossil fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. The solution is a carbon-neutral future.  The programs and initiatives at Architecture2030 include design platforms, strategies and tools, benchmarks, targets and policies, and professional education and high performance … Continue reading Architecture2030

ENQUIRY – Next Call: July 2, 2017

Enquiry is an open access, online journal for architectural research.  Published by the Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC), ENQUIRY provides a source for information on research in architecture. The journal is double blind peer reviewed and invites submissions on a wide variety of topics addressing architectural knowledge including aspects of urban design, interior design, planning and landscape architecture. … Continue reading ENQUIRY – Next Call: July 2, 2017

ARCC-EAAE 2018 International Conference

ARCC-EAAE 2018 International Conference  June 2018, Philadelphia The Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC) and the European Association for Architectural Education (EAAE) are pleased to announce a jointly sponsored International Conference in Philadelphia, June 2018.  The conference will be jointly hosted by three universities in the city of Philadelphia, led by Temple University in collaboration with … Continue reading ARCC-EAAE 2018 International Conference

ARCC 2017 Triennial Retreat, Philadelphia

ARCC 2017 Triennial Retreat, Philadelphia March 3-4, 2017, Temple University Center City The ARCC Board had some very good discussions, looking back at the past three years and looking forward to some exciting conferences and new initiatives. This includes increasing ARCC’s research support for early career faculty, improving our communication protocols, bringing more visibility to … Continue reading ARCC 2017 Triennial Retreat, Philadelphia

ESBL University of Oregon

The Energy Studies in Buildings Laboratory (ESBL) in the Department of Architecture at the University of Oregon conducts research on how buildings, related transportation and land use systems determine energy and resource use; develops new materials, components, assemblies, whole buildings, and communities with improved performance; consults and develops design tools; educates professionals and students; and collaborates with academia, government … Continue reading ESBL University of Oregon

2017 Awards Announcement

It is our great pleasure to announce this year’s recipients of ARCC’s annual awards program.  Please join us in congratulating them! 2017 James Haecker Distinguished Leadership Award Charles M. (Chuck) Eastman Professor, College of Design and the College of Computing (joint appointment) Founder, Digital Building Lab 2017 New Researcher Award Dr. Kyle Konis, AIA Assistant … Continue reading 2017 Awards Announcement

2017 James Haecker Distinguished Leadership Award

Charles M. (Chuck) Eastman Professor, College of Design and the College of Computing (joint appointment) Founder, Digital Building Lab Chuck Eastman was an early pioneer of AEC CAD, developing research 3D and early solid and parametric modeling systems, at first general for all designed products, later focusing on the building industry starting in the middle … Continue reading 2017 James Haecker Distinguished Leadership Award

2017 New Researcher Award

Dr. Kyle Konis, AIA Dr. Kyle Konis, AIA is an Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Southern California.  His courses focus on techniques and measurable methods for integrating sustainable design principles into architectural practice and urban design.  Kyle’s research interests are centered on improving the feedback loop between design and the performance outcomes … Continue reading 2017 New Researcher Award

2017 Dissertation Award Honorable Mentions

Ukwatte L. Indika U. Perera Ukwatte L. Indika U. Perera holds a Ph.D. in architectural sciences with a concentration in lighting from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2015; an M.S. in lighting from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2013; and an M.S. in mechanical engineering from Purdue University in 2010. Dr. Perera earned his B.S. in engineering … Continue reading 2017 Dissertation Award Honorable Mentions

Three Positions at Texas Tech University CoA

Three positions at Texas Tech University, College of Architecture 1. Chair of Instruction, (Open Rank) 2. Assistant/Associate Professor in Digital Design and Fabrication 3. Assistant/Associate Professor of Architecture The College of Architecture at Texas Tech University is under new administration and in the process of forming a renewed vision.  The College has just received an … Continue reading Three Positions at Texas Tech University CoA

Visiting Professor Positions Lebanese American University

VISITING ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE & INTERIOR DESIGN School of Architecture and Design Department: Architecture & Interior Design Discipline: Architecture Campus: Beirut & Byblos Vacancy Date: Fall 2017 The Department of Architecture & Interior Design in the School of Architecture & Design at the Lebanese American University is now accepting applications for a Visiting … Continue reading Visiting Professor Positions Lebanese American University

Tenure-Track Integrated Building Systems Faculty Position

Tenure-Track Faculty Position – Integrated Building Systems The College of Architecture and Design at Lawrence Technological University seeks a creative and collaborative faculty member to join the Department of Architecture with expertise in integrated building systems. System expertise in thermodynamic technologies for heating, cooling, ventilation and building enclosure is required. Preference will be given to … Continue reading Tenure-Track Integrated Building Systems Faculty Position

Full-Time Faculty Positions Lebanese American University

FULL-TIME FACULTY, ARCHITECTURE PROGRAM, DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE & INTERIOR DESIGN School of Architecture and Design Department: Architecture & Interior Design Campus: Beirut & Byblos Vacancy Date: Fall 2017 Architecture/ Architectural Engineering The Department of Architecture & Interior Design in the School of Architecture & Design at the Lebanese American University is now accepting applications for … Continue reading Full-Time Faculty Positions Lebanese American University

Architecture & Interior Design Department Chair

CHAIR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE & INTERIOR DESIGN School of Architecture and Design Department: Art & Design Campus: Beirut Vacancy Date: Fall 2017 The School of Architecture & Design at the Lebanese American University invites applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Architecture & Interior Design, starting in Fall 2017. The … Continue reading Architecture & Interior Design Department Chair

105th ACSA Annual Meeting

105th ACSA Annual Meeting  |  Brooklyn says “Move to Detroit” March 23-25, 2017  |  Detroit, Michigan Co-chairs: Luis Francisco Rico-Gutierrez, Iowa State University & Martha Thorne, IE University Host Schools: University of Detroit Mercy, Lawrence Technological University, University of Michigan, & Cranbrook Academy of Art Conference Overview “It is now well-documented that some of Brooklyn’s … Continue reading 105th ACSA Annual Meeting