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. Research should be relevant and applicable to practicing architects. Upjohn Research grant funding will be allocated to projects related to AIA’s priorities for 2019. These include a drive toward design that helps … Continue reading Call for Submissions: 2019 AIA Upjohn Research Initiative Grants
The 2019 ARCC Conference in Toronto, hosted by Ryerson University, took place May 29th – June 1st. Browse this photo gallery to take a look at the conference attendees and daily activities.
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 ARCC 2019 Conference Keynote Presentations
The annual membership meeting for ARCC took place at the Toronto conference. The meeting discussed this year’s awards, upcoming conferences, the conference repository, and the elections for the board of directors. You can read the full slides here.
Professor Linda Groat, the 2019 recipient of the ARCC James Haecker Distinguished Leadership Award, recorded this talk in acknowledgment of the award.
ARCC 2019 Best Paper and Best Poster Awards ARCC is happy to announce the recipients of the Best Paper and Best Poster Awards for ARCC 2019: The Best Paper Awards recipient is Jae Yong Suk, University of Texas at San Antonio, for his paper titled: “Can Hourly-Based Annual Daylighting Simulations Predict Daylight Availability in Dynamic … Continue reading ARCC 2019 Best Paper and Best Poster Awards
ARCC is delighted to announce our 2019-2020 Board of Directors, elected during the ARCC 2019 Conference in Toronto: President: Hazem Rashed-Ali, The University of Texas at San Antonio. Vice President/President-Elect: Chris Jarrett, University of North Carolina Charlotte. Treasurer: Saif Haq, Texas Tech University. Secretary: Adil Sharag-Eldin, Kent State University. Past President: Michelle Rinehart, Georgia Institute of Technology. … Continue reading 2019-2020 ARCC Board of Directors Announced
BUILDINGS, CITIES, AND PERFORMANCE Simulation-based and data-driven methodologies in environmental research 4th International Symposium of the PhD Program at IIT College of Architecture in collaboration with the Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC). November 15-17, 2019 R. Crown Hall, IIT Campus, Chicago, IL The aim of this symposium is to bring together faculty and Ph.D. students, candidates, and recent … Continue reading BUILDINGS, CITIES, AND PERFORMANCE SYMPOSIUM
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
Application Deadline: June 5, 2019 ACSA is restructuring the Annual Meeting and implementing changes that better support the needs of architecture faculty and enhance architectural education and research. With these updates, ACSA aims to create a more inclusive, transparent, and impactful event that elevates, addresses, and disseminates knowledge on pressing concerns in society through the … Continue reading ACSA 108TH Annual Meeting – Call for Submissions and Reviewers
The nominations for the Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC) Board of Directors are in. 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 of office. All terms start on October 1 through September … Continue reading ARCC BOARD 2019-20 NOMINATIONS
Get ready for the International VELUX Award 2020! Calling all architecture students! It is time to start thinking about your daylight projects, because the International VELUX Award 2020 is launching for the 9th time with the theme “light of tomorrow”. The biennial award challenges students to explore how daylight influences architecture by thinking outside of … Continue reading International VELUX Award 2020
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 (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
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)
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
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
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
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
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
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