ARCC Newsletter 38-1 Spring 2014
Keith Diaz Moore, PhD, AIA (University of Kansas)
JOURNAL, CONFERENCE AND PAPER CALLS
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
ENQUIRY,/The ARCC Journal Architectural Research extends a call for submissions for the 2014 edition of the journal, Vol 11, No 1 (2014).
The submission deadline is August 1, 2014.
Full details at:
ENQUIRY Call for Submissions
CALL FOR JOURNAL EDITORS
ENQUIRY/The ARCC Journal of Architectural Research has several open editorial positions including Managing Editor and Associate Editor. Interested parties will find full details at:
ENQUIRY Call for editors
GEOCON II: Design, Drilling and Equipment April 10, 2014
To best serve the industry, we have organized a single day conference in which participants will be able to exchange technical notes, develop understandings and share experiences with design, drilling, and equipment issues related to geothermal ground source heat pump technology.
The morning sessions of this day-long event will include presentations from industry leaders followed later in the day by an interactive panel session and tours of the 47-building district-scale ground-source-heat-pump geothermal heating/cooling system at Ball State University.
Details at: http://cms.bsu.edu/academics/centersandinstitutes/cote/sustainability/conclave
ARCC is now accepting nominations for the following awards as part of its 2014 Awards program:
- James Haecker Distinguished Leadership Award
Recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the growth of the research culture of architecture and related fields.
- New Researcher Award
Acknowledges emerging figures in architecture and environmental design research.
- Mary Kihl Distinguished Service Award
Awarded for exceptional service to ARCC.
More details on each award, including application requirements, can be found on the ARCC website at http://arccweb.org/awards/. For full consideration, nominees must be affiliated with an ARCC member institution in good standing.
All award applications are due April 1, 2014. Electronic submissions should be sent to Dr. Michelle A. Rinehart (email@example.com).
The Architectural Research Centers Consortium is pleased to announce the fifteenth annual:
ARCC | King Student Medal for Excellence in Architectural + Environmental Design Research.
Named in honor of the late Jonathan King, co-founder and first president of the Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC), this award will be given to one student per ARCC member school. Selection of school recipients is at the discretion of the individual institutions, but will be based upon criteria that acknowledge innovation, integrity, and scholarship in architectural and/or environmental design research. The award may be made at either the graduate or the undergraduate level. Deadline for nominations is April 7, 2014. Full nomination details at King Medal.
2013-14 King Medal Recipients
A complete list of 2012-13 King Medal Recipients with their project titles can be found at 2012-13 King Medal Recipients. The projects represent impressive array of research in both breadth and depth.
Brad Guy, PWC Eco-Park Program $39,612 grant for calendar year 2014 by Prince William County, VA to assist development of environmental research and education center at Prince William County Sanitary Landfill.
Brad Guy, Salvage in Detroit: Opportunities for Optimization through Action Research. Funded by the Kresge Foundation via NextEnergy.
NEW RESEARCH PROJECTS
Ball State Partners with Chevrolet
Ball State and Chevrolet are partnering to validate a new methodology for verifying large-scale carbon reduction. Chevrolet has chosen Ball State University in Indiana as a key partner in their campaign to support clean energy efficiency initiatives. The auto company’s partnership with Ball State and support of campus carbon reduction projects in general is part of its broader commitment of preventing up to 8 million metric tons of carbon dioxide from entering the air over the next five years. BSU-Chevrolet Partnership
Philip Plowright. Revealing Architectural Design: Methods, Frameworks & Tools. Routledge, 2014.
Introduces the reader to architecture from the point of view of domains and syntax, techniques of creative and analytic thinking, and issues of relevance. It is an advanced primer connecting design thinking and decision-making to constant, underlying frameworks that create the architectural design process.
Linda Groat and David Wang. Architectural Research Methods – Second Edition, Wiley, 2013.
Substantially revised and updated from the first edition. A key text for researchers of architecture and the built environment.
Kathleen James-Chakraborty. Architecture Since 1400,University of Minnesota Press, 2013.
A cross-cultural history of the built environment that highlights the diversity of design visions across the globe.
Joy Monice Malnar and Frank Vodvarka. New Architecture on Indigenous Lands, University of Minnesota Press, 2013.
This analysis of recent Native building projects in Canada and the western and midwestern United States shows how tribal identity is manifested in various distinctive ways.
Julio Bermudez, editor. Transcending Architecture: Contemporary Views on Sacred Space, The CUA Press, Washington DC. (Expected Fall 2014)
Hollee Becker. Structural Competency for Architects. Routledge. (Expected mid 2014)
Brad Guy. Design For Adaptability and Deconstruction. John Wiley & Sons. (Expected 2014)
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