Category Archives: Awards

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

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

New Investigator Research Award

The Center for Health Design’s New Investigator Research Award applications are now being accepted. Submissions Due: September 19, 2016 Award Recipient Announced: November 14, 2016 The New Investigator Research Award is designed to encourage more up-and-coming researchers to turn their attention to studying how the built environment impacts outcomes in healthcare. Created and funded by The … Continue reading New Investigator Research Award

ARCC King Student Medal Program 2015-2016

The Architectural Research Centers Consortium is pleased to announce the seventeenth annual: ARCC | King Student Medal for Excellence in Architectural + Environmental Design Research Named in honor of the late Jonathan King, co-founder and first president of the Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC), this award will be given to one student per ARCC member … Continue reading ARCC King Student Medal Program 2015-2016

2015-2016 Haecker Award

Larry Degelman, P.E., Professor Emeritus of Architecture, Texas A&M University Larry Degelman has a BAE and an M.S. in Architectural Engineering from Pennsylvania State University (1961, 1966).  He is president of the Degelman Engineering Group, Inc., an ASHRAE Life Member with energy design and modeling certifications, and a fellow of the International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA).  … Continue reading 2015-2016 Haecker Award

2015-2016 New Researcher Award

Traci Rose Rider, North Carolina State University Dr. Traci Rose Rider is the Coordinator for the Design Initiative for Sustainability and Health, Research Associate, and Research Assistant Professor in Architecture at North Carolina State University’s College of Design. Dr. Rider’s research has focused on  the relationship between the design culture and the notion of sustainability, … Continue reading 2015-2016 New Researcher Award

Call for Submissions – 2015 AIA Upjohn Research Initiative

Overview Supporting applied research projects that enhance the value of design and professional practice knowledge The Upjohn program funds up to six research grants of $15,000-$30,000 per recipient annually for projects completed in a 6 to 18 month period. The funds must be fully matched with hard dollars, with a maximum of 10% allocated for … Continue reading Call for Submissions – 2015 AIA Upjohn Research Initiative

2014 James Haecker Award Recipient

Edward Steinfeld, ArchD, is a registered architect and gerontologist with special interests in universal design, accessibility, and design for the lifespan. At SUNY/Buffalo, he is a Distinguished SUNY Professor of Architecture and Director of the IDeA Center (see http://idea.ap.buffalo.edu ). He is Co-Director of a federally funded center of excellence on universal design and the … Continue reading 2014 James Haecker Award Recipient

2014 New Researcher Award Recipient

Choi, Joon-Ho. is an Assistant Professor of Building Science, in the School of Architecture at the University of Southern California. Prior to taking the position, he worked as an assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology. He earned his Ph.D. degree in Building Performance … Continue reading 2014 New Researcher Award Recipient

2013-14 ARCC New Researcher Award Recipient

Kapila Silva, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor at the University of Kansas. Dr. Silva’s work focuses on the role architecture plays in global heritage, with a particular emphasis on historic preservation in non-western cultures. He has written two books on Sri Lankan architecture and co-edited another on Asian Heritage Management and is an internationally recognized … Continue reading 2013-14 ARCC New Researcher Award Recipient

James Haecker Award for Distinguished Leadership in Architectural Research

Nominations Due: October 1 Named in honor of ARCC’s founding Executive Secretary, this award recognizes an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the growth of the research culture of architecture and related fields, including urban and regional planning, landscape architecture, and interior design. Nominees, therefore, should have demonstrated, whether in professional practice, academics, or … Continue reading James Haecker Award for Distinguished Leadership in Architectural Research

Annual Research Conference ‘Best Paper Award’

Awarded to the author or authors judged to have prepared and presented the best paper for the ARCC Annual Research Conference. Selection is made by the ARCC Executive Board based upon a review of the written paper and a critique of the paper presentation. 2014 Recipient (Hawaii) Ozayr Saloojee & Vincent DeBrito, University of Minnesota … Continue reading Annual Research Conference ‘Best Paper Award’

New Researcher Award

Nominations Due: October 1 The Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC) New Researcher Award celebrates the activities, accomplishments and promise of scholars in the early stages of their research careers. ARCC is fundamentally concerned with promoting excellence in research, scholarship, and creative endeavor in architecture and related disciplines. The ARCC New Researcher Award is intended to … Continue reading New Researcher Award