All posts by ARCC Administrator

Charrette: Call for Contributions

Charrette, the journal of the Association of Architectural Educators (AAE), first published in 2013, is now well established as a pioneering journal for academics, practitioners, and theorists engaged in design teaching practices and theoretical debates. For this issue (Volume 6, Issue 1), Charrette invites papers and essays that foreground the experiences and perspectives of architecture … Continue reading Charrette: Call for Contributions

“PUBLIC SQUARE” BY FXFOWLE & SAM SCHWARTZ ENGINEERING WINS THE DRIVERLESS FUTURE CHALLENGE

In February, Blank Space partnered with the City of New York to solicit actionable solutions for a driverless future in one of the most complex cities in the world. Last month, four finalists were announced; and this week, a winner was chosen. “Public Square,” the award-winning entry by FXFOWLE with Sam Schwartz Engineering, provides New … Continue reading “PUBLIC SQUARE” BY FXFOWLE & SAM SCHWARTZ ENGINEERING WINS THE DRIVERLESS FUTURE CHALLENGE

Director of Development at Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning

High academic rankings, a substantial endowment, and an impressive philanthropic track record make the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan one of the most dynamic institutions in its field. Faculty and students achieve distinction in research, teaching, and learning across degree programs in architecture, urban design, and urban planning, … Continue reading Director of Development at Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning

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