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ARCC “In Progress” Spring 2021 Virtual Colloquium

ARCC “In Progress” Spring 2021 Virtual Colloquium Friday,  May 21, 2021 The third “In-Progress” event will take place on May 21! Discuss your ongoing research ideas with colleagues and receive valuable feedback and ideas to help you move forward. Please submit a short (250 word) abstract that describes your research topic and questions. We will … Continue reading ARCC “In Progress” Spring 2021 Virtual Colloquium

Call for Proposals: Host Institution for ARCC 2023

2023 ARCC CONFERENCE  Request for Proposals: Application Deadline: June 1, 2021 Each year the Architectural Research Centers Consortium hosts an important international conference on architectural research. Every two years, ARCC hosts a joint conference with our European partners The European Association for Architectural Education (EAAE). Recent conference hosts and locations include: 2016 EAAE-ARCC Conference: Universidade … Continue reading Call for Proposals: Host Institution for ARCC 2023

Extended to March 30th > Call for Submissions: [TRANS-] Journal_University of Arizona

Call for Submissions: [TRANS-] Journal, University of Arizona [TRANS-] Journal 2021 proposes the examination of PERFORMANCE across, beyond, and through architecture and the allied arts. While technological quantification of built environments may be the dominant framework through which performance is understood and conceptualized, performance spans the processes, productions, and presencing of architecture. Building per (through) … Continue reading Extended to March 30th > Call for Submissions: [TRANS-] Journal_University of Arizona

Call for Presenters: The Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture

CALL FOR PRESENTERS: Big data can lead to a new science of how humans behave in structured environments. It is an opportunity to answer age-old questions about why certain architectural forms more successfully facilitate social interaction, delight, physiological and mental health, as well as cognitive efficiency and work performance. One goal of this year’s conference is to … Continue reading Call for Presenters: The Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture

Survey and Invitation: Architecture’s Afterlife: The Multi-Sector Impact of an Architectural Qualification

Architects After Architecture: Alternative Pathways for Practice Harriet Harriss, Rory Hyde, Roberta Marcaccio, Ed. SURVEY: Architecture’s Afterlife survey INVITATION:  to attend the First Multiplier Event of the ERASMUS+ project titled Architecture’s Afterlife: The Multi-sector impact of an architectural qualification. The Event will take place on Friday February 19 at 2:00PM – 6:00PM CET and it … Continue reading Survey and Invitation: Architecture’s Afterlife: The Multi-Sector Impact of an Architectural Qualification

TAD – Call for Papers for the upcoming Intelligence Issue

The Editorial Board of Technology | Architecture + Design (TAD) has posted a Call for Papers for the upcoming INTELLIGENCE issue. Technology | Architecture + Design (TAD) is a peer-reviewed research journal published by Taylor and Francis. TAD operates at the intersection of design and technology with a broad readership among academics and practitioners. The journal has a hardcopy … Continue reading TAD – Call for Papers for the upcoming Intelligence Issue

Urban Design Program Director Position Opens at UNC Charlotte

Charlotte, NC_The Dubois Center at UNC Charlotte Center City (right) The School of Architecture (SoA) invites applications for the position of Director of the Master of Urban Design Program, housed in The Dubois Center at UNC Charlotte Center City. As the Director of the Master of Urban Design program, responsibilities include articulating a vision for … Continue reading Urban Design Program Director Position Opens at UNC Charlotte

EDRA Great Places Awards – 2021 Call for Submissions

City Thread, Molly Hunter and Greg Corso, 2020 EDRA Great Places Award Winner The EDRA Great Places Awards are unique among programs that honor professional and scholarly excellence in environmental design. They seek to recognize work that combines expertise in design, research, and practice, and contributes to the creation of dynamic, humane places that engage … Continue reading EDRA Great Places Awards – 2021 Call for Submissions

Public Health, Solar, Comfort and Inequity Issues drive ARCC’s Fall 2020 In-Progress Colloquium

Solar Farm, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania ARCC hosted its Fall 2020 ‘In Progress’ Colloquium on Saturday, November 21st. The virtual colloquium provided an opportunity for faculty, researchers and designers to share their work and receive feedback on specific research projects currently on the table. Acknowledging the gap in evaluative methods between architectural design and public health, … Continue reading Public Health, Solar, Comfort and Inequity Issues drive ARCC’s Fall 2020 In-Progress Colloquium

Prof. David Costanza at UNC Charlotte Awarded $40k 2020 Rotch Scholarship

Architecture Museum Design, Prof. David Costanza, UNC Charlotte The Rotch Travelling Scholarship is an annual two-stage design competition that results in one person, deemed the Rotch Scholar, traveling the world for at least six months studying architecture. In the first stage of the selection process, a weekend-long preliminary design competition is held. Finalists from this … Continue reading Prof. David Costanza at UNC Charlotte Awarded $40k 2020 Rotch Scholarship

Climate Action Guide for Practice: Request for Proposal

Plum Island, MA (photo: DL Ryan, Boston Globe via Getty)  The American Institute of Architects (AIA) calls on architects around the world to support humanity’s collective call to climate action through an unrelenting commitment to sustainable and resilient design. This applies both to the buildings we design as well as to the way we practice. … Continue reading Climate Action Guide for Practice: Request for Proposal

Panel Discussion on Interdisciplinary Research_EAAE-ARCC 2020

EAAE-ARCC 2020 International Conference November 11-14, 2020 Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain Panel Discussion on Interdisciplinary Research 11:00am-12:30pm EST Wednesday, November 11, 2020 (17:00-18:30 Valencia, Spain) Lynne Dearborn, University of Illinois Brook Muller, University of North Carolina at Charlotte Ilaria Valente, Politecnico di Milano Conducted by Dr. Hazem Rashed-Ali, UTSA Click here to access link … Continue reading Panel Discussion on Interdisciplinary Research_EAAE-ARCC 2020

Technology | Architecture + Design (TAD) Call for Papers: INTELLIGENCE Issue

The Editorial Board of Technology | Architecture + Design (TAD) would like to share its current Call for Papers and invite contributions for the upcoming INTELLIGENCE issue.  Technology | Architecture + Design (TAD) is a peer-reviewed research journal published by Taylor and Francis. TAD operates at the intersection of design and technology with a broad readership among academics and practitioners. … Continue reading Technology | Architecture + Design (TAD) Call for Papers: INTELLIGENCE Issue

Carter Manny Award Winners for Outstanding Doctoral Dissertations

Giovanna M. Bassi Cendra, Tectonics of Development: Mineral Extraction and the Architecture of the University-City in South America, 1945-1975, Rice University, 2020-2021 Carter Manny Research Award The Graham Foundation has announced a new round of Carter Manny Award winners. The Carter Manny Award program supports the completion of outstanding doctoral dissertations on architecture and its … Continue reading Carter Manny Award Winners for Outstanding Doctoral Dissertations

ARCC 2020 King Student Medal for Excellence > Recipients Announced

Jonathan King , HAIA (1926-1997), Founding President, ARCC The ARCC King Student Medal for Excellence in Architectural + Environmental Design Research is awarded to one student per ARCC member school that acknowledges innovation, integrity, and scholarship. The award is named in honor of the late Jonathan King, co-founder and first president of the Architectural Research Centers … Continue reading ARCC 2020 King Student Medal for Excellence > Recipients Announced

Prof. Youngjib Ham of Texas A&M Awarded $300k NSF Grant

Professor Youngjib Ham, Texas A&M Construction Science Assistant Professor Youngjib Ham of the College of Architecture at Texas A&M is helping to develop next-generation building and civil engineering educational tools.  With a $300K National Science Foundation-funded research project, Ham is creating digital, interactive civil/building engineering systems for students to explore and control real-world problems in classrooms … Continue reading Prof. Youngjib Ham of Texas A&M Awarded $300k NSF Grant

Prof. Horton of Arizona State University Leads Neurodegenerative Living Learning Lab

Phil Horton, Arizona State University Philip Horton, Interim Director of the Design School, Patricia Moore, industrial designer and gerontologist, and David Coon, associate dean and professor in the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University, received funding to create the Edson Family Neurodegenerative Disease Research Center Living Learning Lab. The lab … Continue reading Prof. Horton of Arizona State University Leads Neurodegenerative Living Learning Lab

Prof. Keyvanian of Auburn University Named American Academy Fellow

Professor Carla Keyvanian, Auburn University Professor Keyvanian was one of twenty-two American and two Italian artists and scholar recipients announced as winners of the 2020-21 Rome Prize and Italian Fellowships. The title of Professor Keyvanian’s study is Humanist History and Architecture in Sistine Rome. Her body of work investigates fifteenth-century humanist historical theory and its … Continue reading Prof. Keyvanian of Auburn University Named American Academy Fellow

AIA Research: The Intersection of Climate Action, Global Pandemics, and Racial Justice

In light of the current pandemic, climate crisis, and racial injustice, the AIA has immediate need for a consultant(s) to review some of the organization’s policy platforms and tools and provide AIA with an integrated view that they can use internally with staff and with AIA members to address these critical issues. A budget of … Continue reading AIA Research: The Intersection of Climate Action, Global Pandemics, and Racial Justice