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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

Request for proposal: AIA Climate Action Practice Guide

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.  We are looking to create a concise and easily actionable guide on how architects can run a practice that addresses climate mitigation and adaptation. This guide should give … Continue reading Request for proposal: AIA Climate Action Practice Guide

ARCC Board Officers > 2020-2021

ARCC Board Officers: 2020-2021 Chris Jarrett, President_University of North Carolina at Charlotte Adil Sharag-Eldin, Vice President_ Kent State University Saif Haq, Treasurer_Texas Tech University Alexandra Staub, Secretary_Pennsylvania State University Hazem Rashed-Ali, Past President_UT San Antonio Christina Bollo, At-Large Director_University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Ihab Elzeyadi, At-Large Director_University of Oregon Ming Hu, At-Large Director_University of Maryland Clare … Continue reading ARCC Board Officers > 2020-2021

Congratulations to New Board Members Prof. Bollo of Illinois and Prof. Elzeyadi of Oregon

Christina Bollo University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Christina Bollo is an Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois School of Architecture. Her research focuses on the social, economic, and environmental ramifications of housing design and policy on the people who live there. She is currently investigating the tradeoffs between autonomy and community for the residents of … Continue reading Congratulations to New Board Members Prof. Bollo of Illinois and Prof. Elzeyadi of Oregon

ARCC 2021 Abstract Deadline Extended to September 25th

Hosted by the University of Arizona ARCC 2021: PERFORMATIVE ENVIRONMENTS The abstract submission deadline for ARCC 2021 has been extended to Friday, September 25, 2020. Submit abstracts here: Conftool ARCC 2021. CALL FOR ABSTRACTS > Due Sep 25th Performative Environments encompasses a range of topics and scales, from building components to buildings, from urban to landscape … Continue reading ARCC 2021 Abstract Deadline Extended to September 25th

Prof. Flueckiger’s Design-Build Research at Texas Tech

Urs Peter “Upe” Flueckiger, Texas Tech Professor Flueckiger of the College of Architecture at Texas Tech has led collaborations with the Colleges of Engineering and Art to advance Design-Build Housing as an interdisciplinary pedagogical platform that provides students first-hand experiences with how housing size, shape, materials, and construction relate to human experience, renewable energy sources, … Continue reading Prof. Flueckiger’s Design-Build Research at Texas Tech

ARCC 2021 Keynote Speakers Annnounced

ARCC 2021 International Conference PERFORMATIVE ENVIRONMENTS April 7-10, 2021  I  Tucson, Arizona  USA Return to Conference Homepage Hosted by The University of Arizona Conference Co-Chairs: Clare M. Robinson, Beth M. Weinstein, College of Architecture, Planning & Landscape Architecture (CAPLA) Keynote Speakers: Michelle Addington, Dean, School of Architecture, University of Texas at Austin Eyal Weizman, Director, … Continue reading ARCC 2021 Keynote Speakers Annnounced

2021 ARCC Awards Program Open – Three New Awards

The Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC) is seeking nominations for the 2021 awards cycle. As a part of the 2021 awards season, ARCC is pleased to announce three new research awards – the Book Award, the Mid-Career Research Impact Award, and the Best Journal Article Award. These awards join the existing ARCC awards designed to … Continue reading 2021 ARCC Awards Program Open – Three New Awards