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Dean for the COLLEGE OF ARTS AND ARCHITECTURE at Pennsylvania State University

The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the College of Arts and Architecture (CAA). Penn State is the land-grant University of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, with the University Park campus as its administrative hub. Penn State has 23 other campuses located throughout the Commonwealth and a … Continue reading Dean for the COLLEGE OF ARTS AND ARCHITECTURE at Pennsylvania State University

Architecture’s Afterlife Survey

Architecture’s Afterlife: an invitation to participate in a progression study According to UK-based data, 66% of architecture graduates will never become architects. The question becomes where do these graduates go? Anecdotal evidence suggests that this missing 66% end up working within a wide range of alternative construction roles, across various other design disciplines, the cultural … Continue reading Architecture’s Afterlife Survey

Participatory Design in Zambia through the University of Oklahoma

A team of students and faculty from the Christopher C. Gibbs College of Architecture at the University of Oklahoma is using photovoice and focus group approaches to design more effective spaces. Associate Professor of Architecture Dave Boeck, Associate Professor of Regional and City Planning John Harris, alumnus Chris Lee, and Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Regional … Continue reading Participatory Design in Zambia through the University of Oklahoma

Call for Papers – UK Association of Architectural Educators

The Call for Papers for the fifth international peer reviewed conference of the UK Association of Architectural Educators is now open. Deadline for Submission of Abstracts: 12 December 2018.   The Conference will be hosted by the University of Westminster on 24-26 April 2019. sign up here to receive updates about the conference and the … Continue reading Call for Papers – UK Association of Architectural Educators

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

PLEA Conference Upcoming

PLEA 2018 Conference in Hong Kong PLEA stands for “Passive and Low Energy Architecture”, a commitment to the development, documentation and diffusion of the principles of bioclimatic design and the application of natural and innovative techniques for sustainable architecture and urban design. PLEA is a renowned, highly regarded international annual conference to discuss and promote the … Continue reading PLEA Conference Upcoming

Call for Research Project Abstracts – ACSA19 Intersections

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) are pleased to announce a CALL FOR ABSTRACTS for the 2019 Intersections Symposium – a series of sessions at the 2019 AIA Conference on Architecture. They are looking for research projects that address Bottom-Up Social Change: Materials, Buildings, Community. The … Continue reading Call for Research Project Abstracts – ACSA19 Intersections

ARCC 2019 Request 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 applied research agenda in architecture? … Continue reading ARCC 2019 Request for Submissions

Register for the 2018 ANFA Conference

Thursday, September 20th, Friday, September 21st & Saturday, September 22nd’s events will take place at the Salk Institute. The ANFA Conference will explore, from a scientific basis, the range of human experiences that occur in context with elements of architecture, both exterior and interior. Communication, knowledge sharing, collaboration, partnership, and integration will set the tone … Continue reading Register for the 2018 ANFA Conference

2019 Building Technology Educators’ Society Conference – “Integration and Innovation”

The Building Technology Educators’ Society is pleased to announce the Call for Submissions for our 2019 conference, “Integration and Innovation,” which will be held June 20-22, 2019 at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Theme Overview: “The cross pollination of disciplines is fundamental to truly revolutionary advances in our culture.” – Neil deGrasse Tyson Innovation can … Continue reading 2019 Building Technology Educators’ Society Conference – “Integration and Innovation”

Enquiry Call for Guest Editors – special themed editions

The Editorial Board for ENQ would like to solicit proposals for guest editorship of themed issues on topics of particular interest to members of the architectural research community. A special issue focuses on a specific area of research that falls within the scope of the journal and the mission of ARCC. It is the intention to release … Continue reading Enquiry Call for Guest Editors – special themed editions

ARCC Research Incentive Award

The Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC) solicits applications for its new Research Incentive Award. The award aims to support and promote high‐quality architectural research and scholarship activities in ARCC member schools. The program provides faculty in ARCC member schools with the resources needed to support and enhance their research and creative activities and to develop … Continue reading ARCC Research Incentive Award

Call for Submissions: 2018 AIA Upjohn Research Initiative Grants

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 research should relate to architectural knowledge that can be applied within the discipline. One grant will be dedicated to design and health principles. Read more on the flyer or at their … Continue reading Call for Submissions: 2018 AIA Upjohn Research Initiative Grants

Submission Deadline for Enquiry Approaching April 22

Article submission is open at any time of the year. However, we have editorial cut-off dates in order to potentially be published in the current edition. The submission deadline for the next upcoming issue is April 22   Submission process: Potential authors need to register at the Journal’s website in order to submit an article for consideration : … Continue reading Submission Deadline for Enquiry Approaching April 22

Tom Fisher in “AIA Voices” section of ARCHITECT

Thomas Fisher, Assoc. AIA, is the director of the Minnesota Design Center at the University of Minnesota and he is also the Dayton Hudson Chair in Urban Design at the university’s School of Architecture. In a 2017 essay for ACSA’s Journal of Technology | Architecture + Design, entitled “Research and Architecture’s Knowledge Loop,” Fisher, a regular contributor to ARCHITECT, … Continue reading Tom Fisher in “AIA Voices” section of ARCHITECT

ANFA John Paul Eberhard Fellowship

ANFA has created a Fellowship in the name of John Paul Eberhard, the organization’s founding president (and former director of AIA’s Research Corporation). This fellowship is established to encourage Masters & PhD students and Post Docs, of either Neuroscience or Architecture programs to undertake, in their projects, theses or dissertations, the research required to develop new knowledge at … Continue reading ANFA John Paul Eberhard Fellowship