Category Archives: Awards

Prof. David Costanza at UNC Charlotte Awarded $40k 2020 Rotch Scholarship

Architecture Museum Design, Prof. David Costanza, UNC Charlotte The Rotch Travelling Scholarship is an annual two-stage design competition that results in one person, deemed the Rotch Scholar, traveling the world for at least six months studying architecture. In the first stage of the selection process, a weekend-long preliminary design competition is held. Finalists from this … Continue reading Prof. David Costanza at UNC Charlotte Awarded $40k 2020 Rotch Scholarship

ARCC 2020 King Student Medal for Excellence > Recipients Announced

Jonathan King , HAIA (1926-1997), Founding President, ARCC The ARCC King Student Medal for Excellence in Architectural + Environmental Design Research is awarded to one student per ARCC member school that acknowledges innovation, integrity, and scholarship. The award is named in honor of the late Jonathan King, co-founder and first president of the Architectural Research Centers … Continue reading ARCC 2020 King Student Medal for Excellence > Recipients Announced

Post-Doc at the University of Kansas Awarded AAUW International Fellowship

Intisar Ameen Tyne, Post-Doc, University of Kansas The American Association of University Women (AAUW) awarded its 2020-21 International Fellowship to Intisar Ameen Tyne of Bangladesh. Tyne is a graduate student in mental health care architecture at the University of Kansas School of Architecture & Design. “The AAUW fellowship will help to understand the vast gap between the available psychiatric resources in Bangladesh and the actual need of patients that requires immediate attention,” Tyne … Continue reading Post-Doc at the University of Kansas Awarded AAUW International Fellowship

UW-M Faculty Awarded Fulbright to introduce fieldwork methods in Calicut, India

Arijit Sen, University of Wisconsin-Madison Arijit Sen, an associate professor of architecture at UWM, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award in Architecture for the 2020-2021 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Sen will lecture at the Department of Architecture, National Institute of Technology … Continue reading UW-M Faculty Awarded Fulbright to introduce fieldwork methods in Calicut, India

Sustainable Cities Research Team at Iowa State Awarded $2.5 Million Grant

Community Garden, Des Moines, IA Dense urban areas use up more energy, water and food resources than they can produce themselves, forcing them to rely on external sources. But a team of researchers is imagining bold new ways to make Midwestern cities more self-reliant. The Sustainable Cities Research Team at Iowa State University recently received … Continue reading Sustainable Cities Research Team at Iowa State Awarded $2.5 Million Grant

Professor Rim of Penn State Awarded $500,000 NSF Career Grant

Image: P Mansell Professor Donghyun Rim, Assistant Professor of Architectural Engineering in the Penn State College of Engineering, was recently awarded a $500,000, five-year Early Career Development Program (CAREER) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Prof. Rim will study modeling and experimental validation of airborne nanoparticles in indoor environments. “Nanoparticles are invisible but there are … Continue reading Professor Rim of Penn State Awarded $500,000 NSF Career Grant

2020 LOEB Fellows: Accomplished Practitioners Shaping the Built and Natural Environment

Nine mid-career innovators spending the year engaging in research and discussion on topics such as art, architecture, and public policy. Each year, the Graduate School of Design (GSD) at Harvard invites mid-career practitioners to engage in a year of research on its campus in Cambridge, Mass., where the fellows consider how their work might advance … Continue reading 2020 LOEB Fellows: Accomplished Practitioners Shaping the Built and Natural Environment

ARCC 2019 Best Paper: Predicting Daylight Availability

Can Hourly-Based Annual Daylighting Simulations Predict Daylight Availability in Dynamic Sky? Jae Yong Suk, University of Texas at San Antonio For successful daylight harvesting in buildings, daylight availability should be accurately evaluated and predicted. Daylight availability can be evaluated by either point-in-time computer simulations under a predetermined sky condition for a given site’s geographical location … Continue reading ARCC 2019 Best Paper: Predicting Daylight Availability

2020 AIA COTE Top Ten for Students Awards Announced

  The American Institute of Architects Committee on the Environment (AIA COTE), in partnership with the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA), have selected the recipients of the 2020 AIA COTE Top Ten for Students Competition. The competition recognizes ten exceptional studio projects that demonstrate designs moving towards carbon-neutral operation through creative and innovative … Continue reading 2020 AIA COTE Top Ten for Students Awards Announced

Call for Applications: Grant Awards for Student Edited Journals of Architecture

The Douglas Haskell Award for Student Journals was founded to encourage student journalism on architecture, planning, and related subjects, and to foster regard for intelligent criticism among future professionals. The award is not intended as a prize for individuals, but to support the ongoing publication of student-edited journals whose subject matter could include architectural design, … Continue reading Call for Applications: Grant Awards for Student Edited Journals of Architecture

2020 ARCC Mary Kihl Distinguished Service Award

2020 ARCC Mary Kihl Distinguished Service Award The ARCC Mary Kihl Award is named in honor of longstanding ARCC member and past-Director Dr. Mary Kihl. This award is given to an ARCC member who has demonstrated exceptional service to the ARCC organization. Dr. Kihl has, through her many years of affiliation with ARCC, served the … Continue reading 2020 ARCC Mary Kihl Distinguished Service Award

2020 ARCC Dissertation Award – Honorable Mentions

2020 ARCC Dissertation Award – Honorable Mentions The ARCC Dissertation Award is offered each year for the best dissertation by a doctoral student from a member school. The award is intended to honor significant new research in architecture and environmental design and to recognize the achievement of an emerging scholar. Based on the quality and … Continue reading 2020 ARCC Dissertation Award – Honorable Mentions

2020 ARCC Research Incentive Award

2020 ARCC Research Incentive Award The ARCC Research Incentive Award aims to support and promote high‐quality architectural research and scholarship activities in ARCC member schools. The program provides faculty in with a one-year $5,000 grant to support and enhance their research and creative activities, and to develop their research agendas. Reconfigurable Space: Kinematic Environments Controlled … Continue reading 2020 ARCC Research Incentive Award

2020 ARCC Research Incentive Award

2020 ARCC Research Incentive Award The ARCC Research Incentive Award aims to support and promote high‐quality architectural research and scholarship activities in ARCC member schools. The program provides faculty in with a one-year $5,000 grant to support and enhance their research and creative activities, and to develop their research agendas. Flexi-Form: Design and Fabrication of … Continue reading 2020 ARCC Research Incentive Award

2020 ARCC New Researcher Award

The ARCC New Researcher Award celebrates the activities, accomplishments and promise of scholars in the early stages of their research career. The ARCC New Researcher Award is intended to acknowledge emerging figures in architectural and environmental design research that demonstrate innovation in thinking, dedication in scholarship, contributions to the academy, and leadership. Based on the … Continue reading 2020 ARCC New Researcher Award

2020 ARCC James Haecker Award for Distinguished Leadership in Architectural Research

The ARCC James Haecker Award for Distinguished Leadership in Architectural Research recognizes an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the growth of the research culture of architecture and related fields, including urban and regional planning, landscape architecture, and interior design. Named in honor of ARCC’s founding Executive Secretary, the recipient of the prestigious James Haecker Award has … Continue reading 2020 ARCC James Haecker Award for Distinguished Leadership in Architectural Research

ARCC 2019 Best Paper and Best Poster Awards

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