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Symposium: Forum for Architecture, Culture and Spirituality

The Architecture of Spirituality in a Multicultural Setting (6th Annual Symposium of the Forum for Architecture, Culture and Spirituality) Trinity College in Toronto, Canada. June 5-8, 2014 Submissions Deadline: January 27, 2014 Website: http://www.acsforum.org/symposium2014/ The 6th Annual Symposium on Architecture, Culture and Spirituality (ACS 6) will take place at Trinity Colege in the University of Toronto ( http://www.trinity.utoronto.ca/ ), located in the heart of … Continue reading Symposium: Forum for Architecture, Culture and Spirituality

Sustainable Structures Symposium abstract deadline extension

ABSTRACT DEADLINE EXTENDED Sustainable Structures Symposium The Intersections of Architecture, Structural Engineering and Green Buildings April 17-18, 2014 Portland State University Portland, OR The School of Architecture in the College of the Arts at Portland State University is pleased to announce its fifth annual research symposium. This year’s theme will focus on the intersections of … Continue reading Sustainable Structures Symposium abstract deadline extension

Call for Submissions – 2013 Edition of Enquiry/the ARCC Journal of Architectural Research

Call for Submissions 2013 Edition of Enquiry/the ARCC Journal of Architectural Research November/December 2013 www.arcc-journal.org Vol 10, No 1 (2013) Submission deadline: October 15, 2013 Submission process: Online (authors must register with journal website) Enquiry / The ARCC Journal of Architectural Research would like to extend a Call for Submissions for the 2013. Rather than … Continue reading Call for Submissions – 2013 Edition of Enquiry/the ARCC Journal of Architectural Research

ARCC/EAAE 2014 International Architectural Research Conference – EXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE

Dear Colleagues, In case you have not heard already, we are most pleased to announce the ARCC/EAAE 2014 International Conference, “Beyond Architecture: New Intersections & Connections”, hosted by the University of Hawaii at Manoa School of Architecture, February 12 -15, 2014. We look forward to exciting dialogue and exchange with participants from around the world. … Continue reading ARCC/EAAE 2014 International Architectural Research Conference – EXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE

Call for Abstracts: NSBB 2013

The Nordic Urban and Housing Research Network (NSBB) was established in 1997 with the aim of hosting annual Nordic seminars on urban and housing research in the Nordic countries. The host of this year’s conference is the Danish Building Research Institute, Aalborg University in cooperation with the Centre for Housing Research and will be held from September … Continue reading Call for Abstracts: NSBB 2013

Call for Conference Host (2015/2017): ARCC CONFERENCES

The Architectural Research Centers Consortium hosts one of the premier conferences on research of the built environment each year. In even-numbered years, ARCC co-hosts an international conference with our European colleagues in EAAE. In odd-numbered years, ARCC independently hosts a conference on architectural research hosted by one of our member organizations. Our next ARCC/EAAE Research … Continue reading Call for Conference Host (2015/2017): ARCC CONFERENCES

ACSA 2013 FALL CONFERENCE

SUBTROPICAL CITIES 2013 October 17-19, 2013, Fort Lauderdale, FL Host School: Florida Atlantic University Co-chairs: Anthony Abbate, Florida Atlantic University; Francis Lyn, Florida Atlantic University; Rosemary Kennedy, Queensland University of Technology THE 4th BIENNIAL SUBTROPICAL CITIES CONFERENCE BRAVING A NEW WORLD: DESIGN INTERVENTIONS FOR CHANGING CLIMATES OVERVIEW Catastrophic weather events – including drought and flooding, … Continue reading ACSA 2013 FALL CONFERENCE

ARCC/EAAE 2014 International Architectural Research Conference – Call for Abstracts

February 12 -15, 2014 University of Hawai’i at Manoa www.arch.hawaii.edu/arcc-eaae2014 ARCC/EAAE 2014 International Conference Our increased awareness of the multiplicity of the deep and broad connections  between mental, physical and metaphysical constructs leads us to rethink the autonomy and insularity of disciplinary structure. Considering that the formation, naming development, and institutionalization of disciplines have, and have had, pragmatic, political and … Continue reading ARCC/EAAE 2014 International Architectural Research Conference – Call for Abstracts

2013 Upjohn Call for Submissions (AIA research funding)

2013 Upjohn Call for Submissions Objective To provide base funds to be matched for applied research projects that advance the value of design and professional practice knowledge. Description The AIA seeks proposals for research projects to be completed in an ~18-month period beginning December 1, 2013. The AIA will award up to four grants, between … Continue reading 2013 Upjohn Call for Submissions (AIA research funding)

Call for Papers 5th International Conference on Competitions

Call for Papers 5th International Conference on Competitions February 2014 in Delft, the Netherlands Please find enclosed the first call for papers for the 5th International Conference on Competitions on the Conditions for Architect-Client Interactions – 13-15 February 2014 in Delft, the Netherlands. The international conference on competitions is a regular meeting of an interdisciplinary … Continue reading Call for Papers 5th International Conference on Competitions

Enquiry/The ARCC Journal of Architectural Research

The ARCC Board of Directors has re-launched the ARCC Journal as a source for academic dissemination of architectural research. The original journal ran from 2004 until 2010. The journal, now titled Enquiry/The ARCC Journal of Architectural Research, began a new phase of life with the 2012 issue and will be published one to two times … Continue reading Enquiry/The ARCC Journal of Architectural Research

Land Arts of the American West at Texas Tech University

Texas Tech University College of Architecture and the Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts (LHUCA) announce Land Arts 2012 Exhibition. An opening reception will take place from 6-9 p.m. April 5 at the LHUCA Warehouses at 1001 Mac Davis Lane in Lubbock, Texas. The exhibition culminates the semester-long interdisciplinary field program Land Arts of … Continue reading Land Arts of the American West at Texas Tech University

A Comparative Analysis of Letarouilly’s Rome- Past and Present

Kevin Hinders, Associate Professor University of Illinois Urbana Champaign This research involves the location, documentation and analysis of buildings, rooms and sculpture depicted by Paul-Marie Letarouilly (1795-1855). Letarouilly had two major publications: Edifices of Modern Rome (Edifices) and The Vatican and Saint Peter’s Bascilica of Rome (Vatican). Professor Kevin Hinders, University of Illinois School of … Continue reading A Comparative Analysis of Letarouilly’s Rome- Past and Present

News from the Florida A&M University School of Architecture

The Florida A&M University School of Architecture M.Arch studio has been contracted by the City Of Tallahassee and the local public transit agency, Star Metro, to explore how an historic bus terminal can be repurposed to better serve the needs of a changing city.  Once the ‘hub’ at which almost every bus rider had to … Continue reading News from the Florida A&M University School of Architecture

Knowing (by) Designing Conference at the Sint-Lucas School of Architecture

Faculty of Architecture KU Leuven, Ghen-Brussels, Belgium May 22-23, 2013 http://www.bydesigning.net/ The focus of the conference is on the specific type of knowledge (and research) in creative practices. While papers have already been selected, registration will open in a couple of days. Research in creative disciplines reaches far beyond the conventional understanding of what knowledge is … Continue reading Knowing (by) Designing Conference at the Sint-Lucas School of Architecture

Evaluation of the Effect of Vegetation and Green Walls on Building Thermal Performance and Energy Consumption

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) and several members of the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) launched a proposal to study the energy-saving effectiveness of green wall façade systems. This research was funded by Wagner Institute for Sustainable Energy Research (WISER). Professor Lorch Osler, Director of the Landscape Architecture program at IIT, … Continue reading Evaluation of the Effect of Vegetation and Green Walls on Building Thermal Performance and Energy Consumption

A Whole Life Cycle Assessment of the Sustainable Aspects of Structural Systems in Tall Buildings

The council on Tall Buildings and Urban habitat (CTBUH), based at Illinois Institute of Technology has launched a multi-faceted research project to study the life cycles of various tall building structural systems, sponsored by a $300,000 grant from ArcelorMittal. Dr. Antony Wood, executive director of the Council of tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), is … Continue reading A Whole Life Cycle Assessment of the Sustainable Aspects of Structural Systems in Tall Buildings