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Princeton CTI’s Research Workshops on Religion and the Built Environment

Call for Applications Center of Theological Inquiry, Princeton, NJ The Architecture, Culture, and Spirituality Forum (ACSF) would like to invite ARCC members to consider applying for the resident scholar program at the Center of Theological Inquiry in Princeton, NJ. Two research workshops will be conducted during 2020-2021 under the theme of Religion and the Built Environment (one in … Continue reading Princeton CTI’s Research Workshops on Religion and the Built Environment

Call for Papers – Symmetry and Islamic Aesthetics: Re/Constructing the Aleppo Minbar

Call for Papers (due 1 May 2019) An Interdisciplinary Panel Symmetry and Islamic Aesthetics: Re/Constructing the Aleppo Minbar Organized by Rima Ajlouni, University of Utah, and Carol Bier, Graduate Theological Union The envisioned interdisciplinary and multidimensional panel seeks to address the simultaneity of symmetry and asymmetry in the cultural dynamics of the Aleppo minbar, with particular focus … Continue reading Call for Papers – Symmetry and Islamic Aesthetics: Re/Constructing the Aleppo Minbar

NSF-funded National Workshop on Architectural Faculty in Environmental Sustainability Research (WAFES)

We are delighted to announce the first National Workshop on Architectural Faculty in Environmental Sustainability Research (WAFES). This workshop is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), and will be the first Workshop sponsored by the NSF developed specifically for Architectural Faculty. All workshop participants will be covered by a reimbursement of up to $1,000. The Workshop … Continue reading NSF-funded National Workshop on Architectural Faculty in Environmental Sustainability Research (WAFES)

ARCC Board call for nominations – Deadline Extended

Deadline extended to April 15   The Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC) is soliciting nominations for the organization’s Board of Directors. Available positions include: Secretary, Treasurer, and four at large directors.  All ARCC board members serve for a term of one year except for the President and Vice President who each have a two-year term … Continue reading ARCC Board call for nominations – Deadline Extended

ARCC at the 107th Meeting of the ACSA in Pittsburgh

In his final essay, written while on life-support and published posthumously, the prolific architectural critic, Reyner Banham, attempted to draw a distinction between architecture and other modes of design.  Banham’s essay likened the discipline of architecture to a black box – a device known only through its inputs and outputs, but never through its content. … Continue reading ARCC at the 107th Meeting of the ACSA in Pittsburgh

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

THIRD KEYNOTE SPEAKER FOR ARCC 2019 – VIVIAN LOFTNESS

Vivian Loftness, FAIA, LEEDAP, is an internationally renowned researcher, author and educator focused on environmental design and sustainability, climate and regionalism in architecture, and the integration of advanced building systems for health and productivity.  In addition to eight book chapters and over 100 journal articles, she edited the Reference Encyclopedia Sustainable Built Environments, released by … Continue reading THIRD KEYNOTE SPEAKER FOR ARCC 2019 – VIVIAN LOFTNESS

OU’S INSTITUTE FOR QUALITY COMMUNITIES TO HOST PLACEMAKING CONFERENCE: PLACEMAKING IN ACTION

Practitioners and experts who contribute to livable and healthy communities, large and small, will headline the University of Oklahoma Institute for Quality Communities’ Placemaking Conference Monday, April 1, on the OU Norman campus. The conference targets design professionals, planners, elected leaders, health advocates, civic volunteers and more to engage the public in a conversation about … Continue reading OU’S INSTITUTE FOR QUALITY COMMUNITIES TO HOST PLACEMAKING CONFERENCE: PLACEMAKING IN ACTION

Second KEYNOTE SPEAKER FOR ARCC 2019 – Matti Siemiatycki

Matti Siemiatycki is Canada Research Chair in Infrastructure Planning and Finance, and the Interim Director of the School of Cities at the University of Toronto. His work focuses on delivering large-scale infrastructure projects, public-private partnerships, and the effective integration of infrastructure into the fabric of cities. His recent studies explore the value for money of … Continue reading Second KEYNOTE SPEAKER FOR ARCC 2019 – Matti Siemiatycki

CALL: MIES VAN DER ROHE. THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE CITY – POLITECNICO DI MILANO

MIES VAN DER ROHE. THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE CITY International Conference │18-19 October 2019 Politecnico di Milano – AUIC Scuola di Architettura Urbanistica Ingegneria delle Costruzioni ABC Department of Architecture, Built environment and Construction engineering On the 50th anniversary of the death of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, the Politecnico di Milano, the AUIC School of Architecture … Continue reading CALL: MIES VAN DER ROHE. THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE CITY – POLITECNICO DI MILANO

Toronto’s Bentway Park by Public Work

“Last October, some 30,000 Toronto residents descended on the Bentway, the city’s newest urban park, to experience a nighttime illumination by Dutch designer Daan Roosegaard that rippled like an oceanic current overhead. Titled Waterlicht, the LED projection was a poetic way of bringing awareness to rising water levels. It’s hard to imagine Waterlicht’s happening at that spot … Continue reading Toronto’s Bentway Park by Public Work

2019 Reynolds Symposium: Education by Design – Deadline Extended

Deadline Extended to Monday, March 4th We are at a critical transition in architectural education—one that must propel schools to address the urgency of the multiple challenges facing our current environment. Join us in engaging this transition at the 2019 Reynolds Symposium: Education by Design, in Portland, Oregon, October 18-19, 2019. Through a two-stage abstract and paper … Continue reading 2019 Reynolds Symposium: Education by Design – Deadline Extended

First Keynote Speaker for ARCC 2019 – Kat Martindale

Kat Martindale is a researcher, writer, consultant and lecturer in architecture and urbanism. Originally educated as an architect (Plymouth), then urban designer (Oxford Brookes), and urban geographer (Oxford) before landing in Sydney to read for a PhD in planning policy, Kat has won nine international awards and scholarships for her work. Kat has worked for … Continue reading First Keynote Speaker for ARCC 2019 – Kat Martindale

ARCC Conference Call for Hosts – 2021 & 2022

2021 ARCC CONFERENCE AND 2022 ARCC-EAAE CONFERENCE Request for Proposals Deadline: Saturday March 30, 2019 Each year the Architectural Research Centers Consortium hosts an important international conference on architectural research. Every two years, ARCC jointly hosts our international conference with our European partners The European Association for Architectural Education (EAAE). Our 2016 international conference was … Continue reading ARCC Conference Call for Hosts – 2021 & 2022

ARCC 2019 registration now open

The registration site for ARCC 2019 is now open. To register, please log into your ConfTool accoiunt at:  https://www.conftool.net/arcc2019 and choose “Register as Participant”. We look forward to having you joining us in Toronto. Registration Registration fees are in U.S. Dollars (USD). For Visa and Entry Requirements in Canada, please click here. Early Bird Member Rate (ARCC) (before … Continue reading ARCC 2019 registration now open

TAD Translation Call for Papers

TRANSLATION  Submission Deadline: June 15th, 2019 Submit here  From new design procedures, to the physical testing of materials and production techniques, to alternative construction methods and workflows, the process of advancing an architectural concept from initial idea to full material realization makes use of a broad array of strategies. For its upcoming issue, TAD seeks scholarly submissions, … Continue reading TAD Translation Call for Papers

ENQ Special Edition: Urban data assemblage – Call for papers

Special Edition: Urban data assemblage Guest Editor: S. Carta Call for Papers In the contemporary digital and physical urban context, people, the built environment and software have a common purpose: the production and management of data. This occurs through the agency of three different entities: individuals produce and consume data both consciously and unconsciously by … Continue reading ENQ Special Edition: Urban data assemblage – Call for papers

2019 Reynolds Symposium: Education by Design

We are at a critical transition in architectural education—one that must propel schools to address the urgency of the multiple challenges facing our current environment. Join us in engaging this transition at the 2019 Reynolds Symposium: Education by Design, in Portland, Oregon, October 18-19, 2019. Through a two-stage abstract and paper peer-review process for traditional, poster, and lightning … Continue reading 2019 Reynolds Symposium: Education by Design

ARCC 2019 Submission Deadlines Extended

Monday, 01/21/19           Deadline for  submissions In the world of increasing complexity and competing ideas, approaches, resources and techniques, how does architecture mediate these tensions?  What is the role of academics and researchers in developing research outcomes that are meaningful and measurable?  What is the role of practicing designers (architects, engineers and scientists) in developing an … Continue reading ARCC 2019 Submission Deadlines Extended