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Updated ARCC Bylaws

At the conference, the ARCC representatives discussed updates to the bylaws. These changes clarify the inclusive and non commercial nature of ARCC membership, as well as update some of the communications language for the 21st century. Take a look at them here: ARCC By-Laws-Approved_June2017

2017 Conference Best Paper Award

Ewan Branda, Professor, Woodbury University School of Architecture The Forms of Bureaucracy at Centre Beaubourg Dr. Branda is an architect and architectural historian at the Woodbury University School of Architecture. He teaches thesis studios, foundations studios, and seminars examining contemporary practices of digital humanities and scholarly communications using techniques borrowed from digital gaming and electronic … Continue reading 2017 Conference Best Paper Award

Research Associate Position at The University of South Florida

The University of South Florida invites applications from accomplished researchers and scholars with a demonstrated commitment to one or more of USF’s Strategic priorities in community engagement; enhancing global literacy and impact; and integrated, interdisciplinary inquiry. Position: The School of Architecture and Community Design (SACD) and its research center, the Florida Center for Community Design … Continue reading Research Associate Position at The University of South Florida

ARCC 2017 in Salt Lake City

Join us at ARCC 2017 in Salt Lake City, June 14-17, 2017.  The conference theme is the architecture of complexity.  The conference will provide a venue for the dissemination and exchange of research knowledge on architecture as design, systems, society and environmental networks.  The conference will ask questions and begin to answer the why, what, … Continue reading ARCC 2017 in Salt Lake City

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