Category Archives: Research

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

TECHNOLOGY | ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN (TAD) Journal Submissions due February 1st

The February 1st deadline is fast approaching for paper submissions to TECHNOLOGY | ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN (TAD) for the issue:  MEASURED.   TAD is the Taylor & Francis journal. Past issues can be accessed via T&F portal: www.tandfonline.com/toc/utad20/current CALL FOR PAPERS:  Measurement is fundamental to the discipline of architecture. Through measurement, one gains a more complete understanding of what is intended to be … Continue reading TECHNOLOGY | ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN (TAD) Journal Submissions due February 1st

New Book analyzes Mies van der Rohe

In his new book, professor Edgar Stach unlocks the relationship between space and construction by analyzing key works from famed architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s extensive oeuvre, spanning from Europe in the 1920s to the United States in the late 1960s. The just-released “Mies van der Rohe: Space – Material – Detail” (Birkhäuser) features original … Continue reading New Book analyzes Mies van der Rohe

House and Home – A Book by Thomas Barrie

House and home are words routinely used to describe where and how one lives. This book challenges these predominant definitions and argues that domesticity fundamentally satisfies the human need to create and inhabit a defined place in the world. Consequently, house and home have performed numerous cultural and ontological roles, and have been assiduously represented … Continue reading House and Home – A Book by Thomas Barrie

Contemporary Projects at Penn State

Penn State team places second in NASA 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge An interdisciplinary Penn State team led by Stuckeman School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture faculty members Shadi Nazarian and José Duarte earned second place and a $150,000 prize in NASA’s 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge, a Centennial Challenge competition established to develop the technology necessary to create … Continue reading Contemporary Projects at Penn State

Awards at the University of Missouri

Celebrating IDEC Institutional Merit Award with Students and Faculty A second, home-turf celebration for the Institutional Merit Award was with students and faculty. It took place in the renovated Cynthia Adams Collaboration Lab where synchronous resident and online teaching and learning occurs. Chair Ruth Tofle thanked faculty, students, alumni, and Mizzou Online for their contributions … Continue reading Awards at the University of Missouri

Research at the University of Maryland

Steven Hurtt Prof. Steven Hurtt, University of Maryland; Professor James Tice, University of Oregon; Antonio Latini, Architect, Rome, Doctoral student, University of Oregon are co-editing a book of essays tentatively titled “The Urban Design Legacy of Colin Rowe” intended for publication in 2019 by ORO editions.   Jana Kristina Vandergoot Book publication : Architecture and … Continue reading Research at the University of Maryland

2018 EDRA CORE program

EDRA’s Certificate of Research Excellence (CORE) program offers professional certification for exceptional, rigorous, and impactful practice-based environmental design research studies. If you have conducted rigorous environmental design research that has value to the design industry and/or project stakeholders, submit your study for CORE certification! Applications will be accepted December 1, 2017 through January 15, 2018. … Continue reading 2018 EDRA CORE program

Displacement and Architecture Symposium 2018

May 22-25, 2018 | Coral Gables, Florida On May 22-25, 2018, the Architecture, Culture, and Spirituality Forum (ACSF) will host a symposium, “Displacement and Architecture,” in partnership with the School of Architecture, University of Miami; the Coral Gables Museum; AIA Miami; and The Aga Khan Award for Architecture. The symposium aims for a broad discussion among practitioners and … Continue reading Displacement and Architecture Symposium 2018

EDRA49 Oklahoma City: June 6-9, 2018

Join ERDA June 6-9, 2018, for the 2018 EDRA49 Annual Conference in the Oklahoma City, Oklahoma! Walk along the streets of Oklahoma City, home to an attractive variety of historic buildings: eye-catching religious buildings, and magnificent structures of great architectural and historic significance. What is Social Equity? What is social equity? And how do EDRA members promote social equity … Continue reading EDRA49 Oklahoma City: June 6-9, 2018

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