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Virginia Tech Architecture students awarded $4,000 in scholarships from Mid Atlantic Chapter of RCI

Students from the College of Architecture and Urban Studies’ School of Architecture + Design recently competed for $4,000 in scholarships sponsored by the RCI Mid Atlantic Chapter, an affiliated chapter of RCI, Incorporated, which is an international association of professional consultants, architects, and engineers who specialize in the specification and design of roofing, waterproofing, and … Continue reading Virginia Tech Architecture students awarded $4,000 in scholarships from Mid Atlantic Chapter of RCI

Call for Abstracts – 3rd IFLA AFRICA SYMPOSIUM in Abuja, Nigeria

3rd  IFLA AFRICA SYMPOSIUM Abuja, Nigeria Monday 14th to Friday 18th, October 2013 PEOPLE AND LANDSCAPES African Landscape Convention INTRODUCTION United Nations Economic and Social Council Economic Commission for Africa/ African Union Commission [UNESCECA/AUC] (2011) joint submission reiterated the fact that “sustainability will remain elusive if we do not design ways to live within the … Continue reading Call for Abstracts – 3rd IFLA AFRICA SYMPOSIUM in Abuja, Nigeria

2013 ARCC Conference at UNCC – Keynote Speakers

The Visibility of Research, ARCC 2013 Architectural Research Conference School of Architecture, College of Arts + Architecture University of North Carolina at Charlotte Schedule of Keynote Speakers Wednesday, March 27, 2013 Marc Simmons Thursday, March 28, 2013 Rima Al Ajlouni Carlo Ratti Friday, March 29, 2013 Lisa Heschong Heather Woofter Speaker Bios Marc Simmons Marc Simmons … Continue reading 2013 ARCC Conference at UNCC – Keynote Speakers

CriticalProductive V2.2: Autumn 2013: Beyond Curating

CriticalProductive is an independent biannual academic journal of architecture, urbanism, and cultural theory that covers progress, scholarship and design work on the city, processes and economies of urbanization, and the cultural issues that impact the representation and consumption of urbanity. CriticalProductive V2.2: Autumn 2013 Beyond Curating On whose authority is design work on the city screened, curated, installed, exhibited, … Continue reading CriticalProductive V2.2: Autumn 2013: Beyond Curating

3rd Annual International Conference on Architecture

10-13 June 2013, Athens, Greece Call for Papers and Participation The Architecture & Engineering Research Unit of the  Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) will hold its 3rd Annual International Conference on Architecture, 10-13 June 2013, Athens, Greece. For further details, please go to the conference website: http://www.atiner.gr/architecture.htm. The registration fee is €300 (euro), covering access to all sessions, two lunches, coffee breaks … Continue reading 3rd Annual International Conference on Architecture

Call for Papers: International Symposium on Urbanism, Spirituality & Well Being

Call for Papers International Symposium on Urbanism, Spirituality & Well Being Exploring the Past and Present | Envisioning the Future June 6-9, 2013 Glastonbury Abbey, Hingham, MA & Harvard University Divinity School, Cambridge, MA Sponsored by the Forum for Architecture, Culture and Spirituality, the Harvard University Divinity School, the Harvard Center for Health and the … Continue reading Call for Papers: International Symposium on Urbanism, Spirituality & Well Being

Reclaim + Remake Symposium: Call for Abstracts

Reclaim + Remake Symposium, April 11-13, 2013 “Waste is a Resource in the Wrong Place and Time” http://architecture.cua.edu/reclaimremake Call for Abstracts Deadline: November 12, 2012 This conference is proposed to bring together the most innovative practices in education and research for current and future reuse and recycling of material resources in the built environment. Abstracts … Continue reading Reclaim + Remake Symposium: Call for Abstracts

King Medal 2011-12 Recipients

ARCC Member Institution Student Name: Project Title: American University of Sharjah CHAM K. ENBASHI Re.Form.atting the Hinterland: Time Machine Prison Arizona State University* KURTIS J. D’ANGELO Ground Modification Techniques to Improve Thermal Performance of Buried Ground Heat Exchangers in Ground Coupled Heat Pump Systems Auburn University QIAN DENG Open Systems Design in Landscape Architecture Ball … Continue reading King Medal 2011-12 Recipients

Iterative Resilience: Synchronizing Dynamic Landscapes with Responsive Architectural Systems

Meredith Sattler, Louisiana State University The Disaster-Rebuild-Disaster Cycle On September 1st, 2008 six foot waves hit Grand Isle, Louisiana, destroying numerous buildings in their path. Caused by Hurricane Gustav, the storm surge rolled right over most of this seven foot high barrier island. This storm, the sixteenth to cause major damage to buildings and infrastructure on Grand … Continue reading Iterative Resilience: Synchronizing Dynamic Landscapes with Responsive Architectural Systems

EXHIBITION AS RESEARCH: AN INTERIOR AFFAIR: A STATE OF BECOMING

An international exhibition of creative works that challenge our preconceptions of ‘the interior’ through a diverse range of research projects. www.interiorbecomings.com This research exhibition aims to encourage expansion in the fields of research practices and ultimately their audiences, in concert with the official bodies that measure research output, in order to locate and define a research … Continue reading EXHIBITION AS RESEARCH: AN INTERIOR AFFAIR: A STATE OF BECOMING

EDRA44PROVIDENCE (EDRA 2013 Conference)

EDRA44Providence takes place May 29-June 1, 2013 at the Westin Providence Hotel in Providence, Rhode Island. Proposals are currently being accepted through Friday, September 21, 2012. If you have any questions about EDRA44Providence, please email edra44providence@edra.org. Submissions Proposals can be submitted at our submission site: http://edra44.abstractcentral.com. The deadline for individual presentations, group presentations, mobile sessions and pre-conference … Continue reading EDRA44PROVIDENCE (EDRA 2013 Conference)

New Issue: Environmental and Architectural Phenomenology

Dear Interested Reader: The fall 2012 issue of Environmental and Architectural Phenomenology is now available on line at: http://www.arch.ksu.edu/seamon/69_12_fall_23_3.pdf. A major focus of the fall issue is “architectural phenomenology”—its professional and academic past as well as its scholarly future. EAP Editor David Seamon and French architectural historian Benoît Jacquet review architectural theorist Jorge Otero-Pailos’ 2010 Architecture’s … Continue reading New Issue: Environmental and Architectural Phenomenology

University of Michigan Architecture PhD

Fully funded positions available to study in focus area: Design Studies This area of focus includes a range of research in social and cultural topics, please see program description at: taubmancollege.umich.edu/architecture/programs/doctoral_studies/. Standard package with acceptance includes stipend for four years and tuition for all years of study.

Human-environment-technology interactions and the lower Mississippi River delta

Assistant Professor of Sustainability, Meredith Sattler, is conducting research on human-environment-technology interactions within the constructed system of the lower Mississippi River delta. Pursued simultaneously through nested design studios, seminars, and independent scholarly research, this work has been supported by the LSU Coastal Sustainability Studio (CSS), a University-wide research initiative focusing on collaborative trans-disciplinary proposals for … Continue reading Human-environment-technology interactions and the lower Mississippi River delta

New Book: Stewardship of the Built Environment: Sustainability, Preservation and Reuse

Robert A. Young, Professor of Architecture at the University of Utah College of Architecture + Planning, has written Stewardship of the Built Environment: Sustainability, Preservation and Reuse (Island Press, 2012) which explores the social, environmental, and economic sustainability of preserving and reusing existing buildings.  Professor Young’s first book, Historic Preservation Technology (Wiley, 2008), was recently … Continue reading New Book: Stewardship of the Built Environment: Sustainability, Preservation and Reuse

EAAE-ARCC 2014 Conference: University of Hawaii at Manoa, School of Architecture

Beyond Architecture: Making New Connections and Intersections EAAE-ARCC 2014 International Architectural Research Conference Dates: February 12-15, 2014 Location: University of Hawaii at Manoa, School of Architecture Our increased awareness of the multiplicity of deep and broad connections between mental, physical and metaphysical constructs leads us to rethink the autonomy and insularity of disciplinary structures. Considering … Continue reading EAAE-ARCC 2014 Conference: University of Hawaii at Manoa, School of Architecture

UTSA Architecture Researchers Study Sustainability in San Antonio Neighborhoods

A team of researchers and students led by Associate Professor Hazem Rashed-Ali at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) College of Architecture has partnered with the City of San Antonio’s Office of Environmental Policy to study sustainability throughout San Antonio. Their Neighborhood Sustainability Index offers a baseline comparison of key performance indicators outlined … Continue reading UTSA Architecture Researchers Study Sustainability in San Antonio Neighborhoods

UTSA Professor Publishes a Book About The Historic Center Of Lima, Peru.

Professor Angela Lombardi, who recently joined the faculty of College of Architecture, University of Texas at San Antonio has published a book titled: “Lima. The Historic Center. Analysis and Restoration. Centro Histórico. Conocimiento y restauración. Centro storico. Conoscenza e restauro, Roma: Gangemi editore” . The book focuses on the endangered architectural heritage of the City … Continue reading UTSA Professor Publishes a Book About The Historic Center Of Lima, Peru.

sLAB Costa Rica: building a recycling center for Nosara

Design-Build project, currently under construction, 2012 Project Leader: Tobias Holler, Assistant Professor of Architecture, New York Institute of Technology, Principal, HOLLER architecture Student Design Team: Eiman Alsakha, Vinny Ciaramella, Crystal Eksi, Karen Gomez, Jessica Jardinel, Karolina Kopiczko, Michael Koutsoubis, Dimitrios Malliakas, Wagdy Moussa, Austin Reed, Alfonso Rodriguez, Omar Serrano, Timothy Severance Student Construction Team: Crystal … Continue reading sLAB Costa Rica: building a recycling center for Nosara

Research Projects at Mississippi State: Prof. Alexis Gregory

Assistant Professor Alexis Gregory is currently working on research and an elective course on the impact of service learning on architecture education with her colleague Associate Professor Dr. April Heiselt in the College of Education at Mississippi State University. Issues such as designing for underserved populations, integration of universal design into single-family homes, and working … Continue reading Research Projects at Mississippi State: Prof. Alexis Gregory