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NEW BOOK: Making Architecture Through Being Human

Making Architecture Through Being Human: A Handbook of Design Ideas By Philip D. Plowright, Lawrence Technological University Making Architecture Through Being Human is a reference book that presents 51 concepts, notions, ideas and actions that are fundamental to human thinking and how we interpret the environment around us. The book focuses on the application of these ideas … Continue reading NEW BOOK: Making Architecture Through Being Human

ARCC Triennial Retreat, Chicago September 11-12, 2020

  The ARCC Board will hold it’s Triennial Retreat in Chicago on September 11-12, 2020.  Every three years, the Board meets to review the state of the organization and its programs, past achievements, current challenges, budget planning, committee structure, communications, and near and far term goals. We are especially thankful to the administration and faculty … Continue reading ARCC Triennial Retreat, Chicago September 11-12, 2020

2020 INTERSECTIONS RESEARCH CONFERENCE

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) are pleased to announce a partnership dedicated to the INTERSECTION of Education, Research and Practice. This conference is intended to strengthen the intersection between academia and design practice, especially when it comes to research and innovation, focused on climate action … Continue reading 2020 INTERSECTIONS RESEARCH CONFERENCE

Ph.D. Symposium: Divergence in Architectural Research at Georgia Tech

Divergence in Architectural Research is an international doctoral symposium organized by the ConCave Ph.D. Student Group in the School of Architecture at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Architecture, as a discipline, embodies various fields of knowledge. Architectural research derives from within its own discipline and diverges into an interdisciplinary domain. Divergence in architectural research implies … Continue reading Ph.D. Symposium: Divergence in Architectural Research at Georgia Tech

Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara recipients of the 2020 Pritzker Prize

  Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara of Dublin, Ireland, have been selected as the recipients of the 2020 Pritzker Prize, the 47th and 48th Laureates and the first from Ireland. Farrell and McNamara established Grafton Architects in 1978 in Dublin, where they continue to practice and reside. In just over forty years, they have completed … Continue reading Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara recipients of the 2020 Pritzker Prize

Panel Discussion: Interdisciplinary Research in Architecture, Opportunities and Challenges

ARCC is delighted to announce a panel discussion on: “Interdisciplinary Research in Architecture, Opportunities and Challenges” The panel will be held as part of the upcoming EAAE ARCC 2020 Conference: The Architect and the City, which will take place in Valencia Spain on June 10-13, 2020and will be hosted by the Universitat Politècnica de València. … Continue reading Panel Discussion: Interdisciplinary Research in Architecture, Opportunities and Challenges

NAF/NAAR Symposium 2020 – Call for Papers 

NAF/NAAR Symposium 2020  12th Annual Symposium of Architectural Research 2020  22–23 October 2020 at the University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland     Call for Papers     Northernness     The Nordic Association of Architectural Research and the University of Oulu, Oulu School of Architecture, proudly join forces in organizing the NAF/NAAR Symposium 2020 and the 12th Annual Symposium of Architectural Research 2020 (ATUT2020), … Continue reading NAF/NAAR Symposium 2020 – Call for Papers 

2020 ARCC Mary Kihl Distinguished Service Award

2020 ARCC Mary Kihl Distinguished Service Award The ARCC Mary Kihl Award is named in honor of longstanding ARCC member and past-Director Dr. Mary Kihl. This award is given to an ARCC member who has demonstrated exceptional service to the ARCC organization. Dr. Kihl has, through her many years of affiliation with ARCC, served the … Continue reading 2020 ARCC Mary Kihl Distinguished Service Award

2020 ARCC Dissertation Award – Honorable Mentions

2020 ARCC Dissertation Award – Honorable Mentions The ARCC Dissertation Award is offered each year for the best dissertation by a doctoral student from a member school. The award is intended to honor significant new research in architecture and environmental design and to recognize the achievement of an emerging scholar. Based on the quality and … Continue reading 2020 ARCC Dissertation Award – Honorable Mentions

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED AT 2020 EAAE-ARCC CONFERENCE

Valencia, Spain, June 10-13, 2020 Beatriz Colomina, Ph.D. is Howard Crosby Butler Professor of the History of Architecture, Director of the PhD program, and Founding Director of the Program in Media and Modernity in the School of Architecture at Princeton University. Colomina has written extensively about architecture and the modern institutions of representation, particularly printed media, … Continue reading KEYNOTE SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED AT 2020 EAAE-ARCC CONFERENCE

ANFA 2020: SENSING SPACES, PERCEIVING PLACE

ANFA 2020: SENSING SPACES, PERCEIVING PLACE San Diego, California, U.S.A. September 17th – 19th CALL FOR PRESENTERS: Building on the tradition established at the ANFA 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2018 Conferences, ANFA 2020 will again provide a forum for architects, designers, environmental psychologists, cognitive scientists, biophysicists, and neuroscientists to focus on empirical research that enhances … Continue reading ANFA 2020: SENSING SPACES, PERCEIVING PLACE

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

Journal: Energy and Buildings >> Virtual Special Issue

Journal: Energy and Buildings >> Virtual Special Issue on *From energy efficiency to holistic design of contemporary buildings: Turning challenges into opportunities* Current energy conservation standards call for energy efficiency strategies which are typically adopted incrementally in buildings retrofit and design. However, there is no doubt about the importance of a holistic approach to turn the inter-related series of … Continue reading Journal: Energy and Buildings >> Virtual Special Issue

ENQ 16:2 Urban Data Assemblage

A new issue of ENQ is now available. The edition was structured through the vision of Silvio Carta of the University of Hertfordshire and includes articles by Euan Mills, Roberto Bottazzi, Kevin Rogan, Pieter Marthinus de Kock, Ljubomir Jankovic, and Fang Xu. Increasingly, the divide between physical and digital space is becoming more complex and difficult … Continue reading ENQ 16:2 Urban Data Assemblage

TAD 4:2 Matter: Call for Papers

Technology | Architecture + Design (TAD) would like to share its current Call for Papers on the theme of Matter. Technology | Architecture + Design (tadjournal.org) is a peer-reviewed international journal of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) and is published by Taylor & Francis. The TAD Journal is printed semi-annually with a hardcopy distribution to 4200+ subscribers, … Continue reading TAD 4:2 Matter: Call for Papers

2019 IIT-ARCC PhD Symposium: Buildings, Cities, and Performance

The 2019 IIT ARCC PhD Symposium: Buildings, Cities, and Performance was held on the IIT Chicago campus on November 15 & 16, 2019. The symposium brought together PhD candidates from 14 universities across North America and Internationally.  In addition to 21 paper presentations, and 45 registered attendees, the symposium featured three keynote speeches by Professor Andreas … Continue reading 2019 IIT-ARCC PhD Symposium: Buildings, Cities, and Performance