Category Archives: Research

Second OIKONET Postgraduate Seminar – Call for abstracts

“GLOBAL DWELLING: Intertwining Community, Sustainability and Technology” School of Technology and Architecture – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), February 15-16, 2018 Following the success of the first OIKONET Postgraduate Seminar in Valencia in June 2017, the second edition hosted by ISCTE-IUL, will take place in Lisbon in February 2018. The seminar is structured in three … Continue reading Second OIKONET Postgraduate Seminar – Call for abstracts

FRESH WATER: Design Thinking for Inland Water Territories

September 14 & 15, 2018 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Department of Landscape Architecture The FRESH WATER design symposium invites designers and researchers, across academia and practice, to convene, debate, and discuss the inland water territories of North America. Inland cities, communities, and territories contain hydrographic stories related to industrialization, urbanization, agriculture, and commerce, where … Continue reading FRESH WATER: Design Thinking for Inland Water Territories

By the People: Designing a Better America exhibition

An exhibition of 60 collaborative designs from throughout the United States and across borders, By the People challenges the country’s persistent social and economic inequality. Curator of Socially Responsible Design Cynthia E. Smith conducted over two years of field research—traveling to shrinking post-industrial cities, sprawling metro regions, struggling rural towns, areas impacted by natural and man-made disasters, … Continue reading By the People: Designing a Better America exhibition

Complexity: Dutch & American Housing

Dutch Complex Housing explores a special form of multi-family dwelling developed as socially accountable policy in response to the Netherlands’ dense population and situation below sea-level. The exhibition profiles eight visually rich structures, responsive to their sites , designed to incorporate non-housing functions, a variety of housing types and income levels that support diverse communities. … Continue reading Complexity: Dutch & American Housing

ArchiDOCT – “RISK” – Call for Submissions

ArchiDOCT is a peer-reviewed e-journal aiming at fostering, enhancing and promoting doctoral research in architecture. It is supported by the European Network of Heads of Schools of Architecture (ENHSA) an EU funded Network in the framework of the Lifelong Learning Program, and fueled by the ENHSA Observatory. ArchiDOCT only accepts manuscripts from PhD students in … Continue reading ArchiDOCT – “RISK” – Call for Submissions

ESBL University of Oregon

The Energy Studies in Buildings Laboratory (ESBL) in the Department of Architecture at the University of Oregon conducts research on how buildings, related transportation and land use systems determine energy and resource use; develops new materials, components, assemblies, whole buildings, and communities with improved performance; consults and develops design tools; educates professionals and students; and collaborates with academia, government … Continue reading ESBL University of Oregon