Category Archives: Awardees

2020 ARCC Research Incentive Award

2020 ARCC Research Incentive Award The ARCC Research Incentive Award aims to support and promote high‐quality architectural research and scholarship activities in ARCC member schools. The program provides faculty in with a one-year $5,000 grant to support and enhance their research and creative activities, and to develop their research agendas. Reconfigurable Space: Kinematic Environments Controlled … Continue reading 2020 ARCC Research Incentive Award

2020 ARCC Research Incentive Award

2020 ARCC Research Incentive Award The ARCC Research Incentive Award aims to support and promote high‐quality architectural research and scholarship activities in ARCC member schools. The program provides faculty in with a one-year $5,000 grant to support and enhance their research and creative activities, and to develop their research agendas. Flexi-Form: Design and Fabrication of … Continue reading 2020 ARCC Research Incentive Award

2020 ARCC New Researcher Award

The ARCC New Researcher Award celebrates the activities, accomplishments and promise of scholars in the early stages of their research career. The ARCC New Researcher Award is intended to acknowledge emerging figures in architectural and environmental design research that demonstrate innovation in thinking, dedication in scholarship, contributions to the academy, and leadership. Based on the … Continue reading 2020 ARCC New Researcher Award

2020 ARCC James Haecker Award for Distinguished Leadership in Architectural Research

The ARCC James Haecker Award for Distinguished Leadership in Architectural Research 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. Named in honor of ARCC’s founding Executive Secretary, the recipient of the prestigious James Haecker Award has … Continue reading 2020 ARCC James Haecker Award for Distinguished Leadership in Architectural Research

ARCC 2019 Best Paper and Best Poster Awards

ARCC 2019 Best Paper and Best Poster Awards ARCC is happy to announce the recipients of the Best Paper and Best Poster Awards for ARCC 2019: The Best Paper Awards recipient is Jae Yong Suk, University of Texas at San Antonio, for his paper titled: “Can Hourly-Based Annual Daylighting Simulations Predict Daylight Availability in Dynamic … Continue reading ARCC 2019 Best Paper and Best Poster Awards

2019 ARCC Dissertation Awards

Award Winner: Dr. Clarissa Rhomberg Clarissa Rhomberg is Post Doc Researcher at the Institute of Architecture and Planning at the University of Liechtenstein. Her research focus lies on the impact and meaning of socially responsible behaviour for architects, planners and firms in international construction practice. She also works in the fields of sustainable urban development, social inequality, working migrants, … Continue reading 2019 ARCC Dissertation Awards

2019 New Researcher Award

The ARCC Board is pleased to award the 2019 New Research Award to Jacob Mans of the University of Minnesota. The award is intended to acknowledge and reward emerging figures in architectural and environmental design research that demonstrate innovation in thinking, dedication in scholarship, contributions to the academy, and leadership within architectural and environmental design research. … Continue reading 2019 New Researcher Award

2019 James Haecker Distinguished Leadership Award

The ARCC Board is pleased to award the 2019 James Haecker Distinguished Leadership Award to Linda Groat. 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 … Continue reading 2019 James Haecker Distinguished Leadership Award

2019 Research Incentive Award

The ARCC Board is pleased to award the 2019 research incentive award to Shelby Doyle and Nick Senske of Iowa State University for their proposal “Polycasting: multi-material 3D printed formwork for reinforced concrete.” The award aims to support and promote high‐quality architectural research and scholarship activities in ARCC member schools. The program provides faculty in … Continue reading 2019 Research Incentive Award

2018 JAMES HAECKER DISTINGUISHED LEADERSHIP AWARD

Frederick Steiner, FASLA, FAAR, RAAR, SITES AP Dean and Paley Professor; Co-Director, Ian L. McHarg Center Frederick Steiner is dean and Paley Professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design (PennDesign) and co-director of its Ian L. McHarg Center for Urbanism and Ecology. Most recently, he served for 15 years as dean of the … Continue reading 2018 JAMES HAECKER DISTINGUISHED LEADERSHIP AWARD

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 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

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

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