All posts by Chris Jarrett

Congratulations to New Board Members Prof. Bollo of Illinois and Prof. Elzeyadi of Oregon

Christina Bollo University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Christina Bollo is an Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois School of Architecture. Her research focuses on the social, economic, and environmental ramifications of housing design and policy on the people who live there. She is currently investigating the tradeoffs between autonomy and community for the residents of … Continue reading Congratulations to New Board Members Prof. Bollo of Illinois and Prof. Elzeyadi of Oregon

ARCC 2021 Abstract Deadline Extended to September 25th

Hosted by the University of Arizona ARCC 2021: PERFORMATIVE ENVIRONMENTS The abstract submission deadline for ARCC 2021 has been extended to Friday, September 25, 2020. Submit abstracts here: Conftool ARCC 2021. CALL FOR ABSTRACTS > Due Sep 25th Performative Environments encompasses a range of topics and scales, from building components to buildings, from urban to landscape … Continue reading ARCC 2021 Abstract Deadline Extended to September 25th

Prof. Flueckiger’s Design-Build Research at Texas Tech

Urs Peter “Upe” Flueckiger, Texas Tech Professor Flueckiger of the College of Architecture at Texas Tech has led collaborations with the Colleges of Engineering and Art to advance Design-Build Housing as an interdisciplinary pedagogical platform that provides students first-hand experiences with how housing size, shape, materials, and construction relate to human experience, renewable energy sources, … Continue reading Prof. Flueckiger’s Design-Build Research at Texas Tech

Post-Doc at the University of Kansas Awarded AAUW International Fellowship

Intisar Ameen Tyne, Post-Doc, University of Kansas The American Association of University Women (AAUW) awarded its 2020-21 International Fellowship to Intisar Ameen Tyne of Bangladesh. Tyne is a graduate student in mental health care architecture at the University of Kansas School of Architecture & Design. “The AAUW fellowship will help to understand the vast gap between the available psychiatric resources in Bangladesh and the actual need of patients that requires immediate attention,” Tyne … Continue reading Post-Doc at the University of Kansas Awarded AAUW International Fellowship

LSU Awarded NEA Grant for Baton Roots Community Farm Project

Baton Roots Community Farm, LSU Coastal Sustainability Studio Baton Roots Community Farm opened last year in North Baton Rouge as a restorative landscape to support healthy lifestyles, mental welfare and environmental security. With recent support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the LSU Coastal Sustainability Studio will partner with the nonprofit organization The Walls … Continue reading LSU Awarded NEA Grant for Baton Roots Community Farm Project

UW-M Faculty Awarded Fulbright to introduce fieldwork methods in Calicut, India

Arijit Sen, University of Wisconsin-Madison Arijit Sen, an associate professor of architecture at UWM, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award in Architecture for the 2020-2021 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Sen will lecture at the Department of Architecture, National Institute of Technology … Continue reading UW-M Faculty Awarded Fulbright to introduce fieldwork methods in Calicut, India

LACMA Announces 2020 Art + Technology Grant Recipients

Virginia San Fratello and Ronald Rael Virginia San Fratello of the Department of Design at San Jose State University and Ronald Rael of the Department of Architecture at UC Berkeley are 2020 grant recipients of The Art + Technology Lab at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). Professors Fratello and Rael will reexamine Indigenous … Continue reading LACMA Announces 2020 Art + Technology Grant Recipients

Prof. Rigolon of the University of Utah publishes “Greening Hypothesis”

Illustration of large lot-, owner-, and block-level units of analysis and corresponding variable sets used in the study. Research increasingly shows that greening activity can spur contagious or imitative behavior among nearby neighbors within residential landscapes. Krusky et al. (2015) examined this phenomenon in the context of vacant lots and found support for a “greening … Continue reading Prof. Rigolon of the University of Utah publishes “Greening Hypothesis”

Aziza Chaouni at University of Toronto Awarded $190k Getty Foundation Grant

The Centre International du Commerce Extérieur du Sénégal (CICES) is unlike anything else in sub-Saharan Africa. The 19.5-hectare convention centre, located in the city of Dakar, is characterized by daring triangular and trapezoidal forms. Traditional Senegalize motifs blend seamlessly with the modernist, early-1970s designs of architects Jean-François Lamoureux and Jean-Louis Marin. In recent years, the … Continue reading Aziza Chaouni at University of Toronto Awarded $190k Getty Foundation Grant

University of Missouri Faculty Awarded Richard Wallace Faculty Incentive Grant

Dr. Laura Cole         I         Dr. Suyeon Bae In recognition of the creativity and productivity of faculty, the Mizzou Alumni Association (MAA) at the University of Missouri made available $40,000 for faculty awards for the 2020-2021 academic year. The MAA supports the development of faculty research through the … Continue reading University of Missouri Faculty Awarded Richard Wallace Faculty Incentive Grant

Howard University Partners on Smart Habitat Research Funded by $15M NASA Grant

Illustration of the Interior of a deep space habitat. Credit: NASA The Howard University Department of Architecture faculty and students are part of a seven-university team funded by a $15 million NASA grant. The grant establishes the Habitats Optimized for Missions of Exploration (HOME) Space Technology Research Institute for Deep Space Habitat Design, one of … Continue reading Howard University Partners on Smart Habitat Research Funded by $15M NASA Grant

Exhibition > Balkrishna Doshi: Architecture for the People, Sep 9-Dec 12, 2020

Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, India, 1977 Exhibition: Balkrishna Doshi: Architecture for the People September 9–December 12, 2020 Wrightwood 659, Lincoln Park, Chicago In partnership with the Vitra Design Museum of Germany Wrightwood 659 presents Balkrishna Doshi: Architecture for the People a retrospective of the 2018 Pritzker Prize laureate Balkrishna Doshi (born 1927, Pune, India). … Continue reading Exhibition > Balkrishna Doshi: Architecture for the People, Sep 9-Dec 12, 2020

Faculty of Architecture at Manitoba Build Networks with Northern Indigenous Communities

Addressing Housing Crisis in First Nation Reserves, Boreal Forest, Canada Funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), the Mino Bimaadiziwin Partnership builds networks and capacity with northern indigenous communities to address housing and food crises in First Nation reserves. The project is led by Dr. Shirley Thompson of the Natural … Continue reading Faculty of Architecture at Manitoba Build Networks with Northern Indigenous Communities

GIBBS COLLEGE FACULTY AT OKLAHOMA RECEIVE GRANT FOR MULTIDISCIPLINARY THINK TANK

GIBBS COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE FACULTY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA RECEIVE GRANT TO CREATE COMMUNITY LED POLICY AND DESIGN MULTIDISCIPLINARY THINK TANK TO ADDRESS DISCRIMINATION AND IMPLICIT BIAS Gibbs College faculty Deborah Richards, assistant professor of Architecture, and Vanessa Morrison, affiliate faculty in Regional and City Planning, have partnered with Dr. Andrea Benjamin from the … Continue reading GIBBS COLLEGE FACULTY AT OKLAHOMA RECEIVE GRANT FOR MULTIDISCIPLINARY THINK TANK

Passive House by South Dakota State University

    The South Dakota State University Department of Architecture’s Passive House project was recently featured in Dezeen. When the South Dakota State University Department of Architecture’s Passive House project was completed in fall 2018, the uniqueness of the student-designed project received awards and attention. The house’s collection of awards has grown after adding two—an … Continue reading Passive House by South Dakota State University

NEDLAB at Kent State Explores Novel Ecological Design Systems

We conceive novel ecological systems for the ultra urban environment. Dr. Reid Coffman, Director of NEDlab, CAED Kent State The mission of NEDlab (Novel Ecology Design lab) in the College of Architecture and Environmental Design at Kent State University is to conceive, develop and innovate novel ecological design systems for the ultra-urban environment. Through processes of conceptualization, visualization, … Continue reading NEDLAB at Kent State Explores Novel Ecological Design Systems

NJIT Repurposes Shipping Container into Mobile Medical Care Unit (M2CU)

In response to the extreme challenges to clinical capacity posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, three New Jersey institutions – New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), University Hospital in Newark and The Tuchman Foundation – are collaborating in a unique partnership on the development of modular, mobile medical care facilities to be deployed to areas of … Continue reading NJIT Repurposes Shipping Container into Mobile Medical Care Unit (M2CU)

UVA PROFESSORS ROE + WILSON RECEIVE GRANT TO STUDY COVID-19 AND THE ENVIRONMENT

(image: Pexels) Professor of Design and Health Jenny Roe and Associate Professor Bev Wilson, both Urban and Environmental Planning faculty in the School of Architecture at the University of Virginia, were recently awarded one of four “Rapid Response” grants to study the impacts of COVID-19 on the environment. In June 2020, UVA’s Environmental Resilience Institute … Continue reading UVA PROFESSORS ROE + WILSON RECEIVE GRANT TO STUDY COVID-19 AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Call for Papers: The Companion to Architectural Research

The Companion to Architectural Research (CAP)  will examine the question:  Why is research important in architecture? The publication will offer a platform to facilitate future lines of inquiry by providing an emerging and established understanding of the importance research in advancing architectural knowledge and practice. Oftentimes, architectural research supports education both directly, through research training of … Continue reading Call for Papers: The Companion to Architectural Research

How Saeed Ahmadi Oloonabadi of NC State is Making Urban Planning More Equitable

Saeed Ahmadi Oloonabadi, Ph.D. Candidate, College of Design, NC State To many, taking an active role in local government planning can have a myriad of roadblocks. A lack of access to information, language barriers, excessive time costs and a poor implementation of two-way communication methods are just a few of the reasons why residents across the … Continue reading How Saeed Ahmadi Oloonabadi of NC State is Making Urban Planning More Equitable