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New Year: 2021-2022 ARCC Officers_ Congratulations!

2021-2022 ARCC Officers  ARCC is pleased to announce the 2021-2022 Officers of the ARCC Board of Directors. ARCC is a non-profit 501(3)c organization. Officers volunteer their time, expertise and energy to sustain the growth and advancement of ARCC and the culture of architectural research more broadly. Congratulations and special thanks to this year’s officers! Your … Continue reading New Year: 2021-2022 ARCC Officers_ Congratulations!

Announcement of the 2021 King Medal Award Recipients

2021 King Medal Award, Ashkan Radnia, University of North Carolina at Charlotte 2021 KING MEDAL  Recipients Named in honor of the late Jonathan King, co-founder and first president of the Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC), this award is given to one student per ARCC member college, school, institute, or unit. Selection of recipients is at … Continue reading Announcement of the 2021 King Medal Award Recipients

Call for Abstracts for PhD Symposium at Georgia Tech

The deadline for the abstract submission is extended to September 27, 2021. Divergence in Architectural Research is an international doctorate symposium organized by the ConCave Ph.D. Student Group in the Georgia Institute of Technology School of Architecture. The Ph.D. Symposium seeks to create a platform for sharing current research in architecture, with invited scholars and … Continue reading Call for Abstracts for PhD Symposium at Georgia Tech

AIA/ACSA Intersections Research Conference

AIA/ACSA 2021 Intersections Research Conference: COMMUNITIES  Registration now open_ Virtual conference: September 29 – October 1, 2021 Conference co-chairs: Rico Quirindongo, AIA, City of Seattle, Office of Planning and Community Development Georgeen Theodore, AIA, New Jersey Institute of Technology As we find ourselves a year (+) into a world pandemic, what has changed? What can … Continue reading AIA/ACSA Intersections Research Conference

Penn State Stuckeman Research Symposium on Social Equity

Symposium Explores How the Built Environment can Advance Social Equity  Penn State is hosting a virtual symposium Sept. 23-24 that will explore how architects and designers in related disciplines can gain a better understanding of the impact the built environment has on shaping society’s inequalities, how the decisions they make as design professionals have consequences, … Continue reading Penn State Stuckeman Research Symposium on Social Equity

Dean Search Opportunity at the University of Kansas

School of Architecture & Design, University of Kansas The University of Kansas (KU) seeks candidates for the position of Dean for the School of Architecture and Design.  As an entrepreneurial leader with a creative vision, the Dean must articulate a mission for the School within both disciplinary and interdisciplinary contexts that integrates with the vision, mission, and goals of the … Continue reading Dean Search Opportunity at the University of Kansas

Annual Call for Nominations to Serve on ARCC Board

Little Island, NY (2021), Heatherwick Studio  The Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC) is soliciting nominations for the organization’s Board of Directors. Available positions include: Treasurer, Secretary, and one At-Large Director.  All ARCC board members serve for a term of two years.  All terms start on October 1 and end September 30 of the following year.  … Continue reading Annual Call for Nominations to Serve on ARCC Board

ARCC-EAAE 2022 International Conference in Miami

RESILIENT CITY: Physical, Social, and Economic Perspectives March 2-5, 2022   I   MIAMI   I   Hosted by Florida International University Conference Co-Chairs: Marilys Nepomechie and Shahin Vassigh Call for Abstracts***EXTENSION > Due July 1, 2021*** The Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC) and the European Association for Architectural Educators (EAAE) is pleased to announce the … Continue reading ARCC-EAAE 2022 International Conference in Miami

ARCC “In Progress” Spring 2021 Virtual Colloquium

ARCC “In Progress” Spring 2021 Virtual Colloquium Friday,  May 21, 2021 The third “In-Progress” event will take place on May 21! Discuss your ongoing research ideas with colleagues and receive valuable feedback and ideas to help you move forward. Please submit a short (250-word) abstract that describes your research topic and questions. We will organize … Continue reading ARCC “In Progress” Spring 2021 Virtual Colloquium

Call for Proposals: Host Institution for ARCC 2023

Electronic Superhighway (1995), Smithsonian American Art Museum, Nam June Paik, Artist 2023 ARCC INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE  Request for Proposals: Application Deadline: October 31, 2021 Each year the Architectural Research Centers Consortium holds an important international conference on architectural research, broadly and inclusively defined. ARCC conferences are held in partnership with an academic host institution. Every other … Continue reading Call for Proposals: Host Institution for ARCC 2023

Extended to March 30th > Call for Submissions: [TRANS-] Journal_University of Arizona

Call for Submissions: [TRANS-] Journal, University of Arizona [TRANS-] Journal 2021 proposes the examination of PERFORMANCE across, beyond, and through architecture and the allied arts. While technological quantification of built environments may be the dominant framework through which performance is understood and conceptualized, performance spans the processes, productions, and presencing of architecture. Building per (through) … Continue reading Extended to March 30th > Call for Submissions: [TRANS-] Journal_University of Arizona

Call for Presenters: The Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture

CALL FOR PRESENTERS: Big data can lead to a new science of how humans behave in structured environments. It is an opportunity to answer age-old questions about why certain architectural forms more successfully facilitate social interaction, delight, physiological and mental health, as well as cognitive efficiency and work performance. One goal of this year’s conference is to … Continue reading Call for Presenters: The Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture

Survey and Invitation: Architecture’s Afterlife: The Multi-Sector Impact of an Architectural Qualification

Architects After Architecture: Alternative Pathways for Practice Harriet Harriss, Rory Hyde, Roberta Marcaccio, Ed. SURVEY: Architecture’s Afterlife survey INVITATION:  to attend the First Multiplier Event of the ERASMUS+ project titled Architecture’s Afterlife: The Multi-sector impact of an architectural qualification. The Event will take place on Friday February 19 at 2:00PM – 6:00PM CET and it … Continue reading Survey and Invitation: Architecture’s Afterlife: The Multi-Sector Impact of an Architectural Qualification

TAD – Call for Papers for the upcoming Intelligence Issue

The Editorial Board of Technology | Architecture + Design (TAD) has posted a Call for Papers for the upcoming INTELLIGENCE issue. Technology | Architecture + Design (TAD) is a peer-reviewed research journal published by Taylor and Francis. TAD operates at the intersection of design and technology with a broad readership among academics and practitioners. The journal has a hardcopy … Continue reading TAD – Call for Papers for the upcoming Intelligence Issue

Urban Design Program Director Position Opens at UNC Charlotte

Charlotte, NC_The Dubois Center at UNC Charlotte Center City (right) The School of Architecture (SoA) invites applications for the position of Director of the Master of Urban Design Program, housed in The Dubois Center at UNC Charlotte Center City. As the Director of the Master of Urban Design program, responsibilities include articulating a vision for … Continue reading Urban Design Program Director Position Opens at UNC Charlotte

EDRA Great Places Awards – 2021 Call for Submissions

City Thread, Molly Hunter and Greg Corso, 2020 EDRA Great Places Award Winner The EDRA Great Places Awards are unique among programs that honor professional and scholarly excellence in environmental design. They seek to recognize work that combines expertise in design, research, and practice, and contributes to the creation of dynamic, humane places that engage … Continue reading EDRA Great Places Awards – 2021 Call for Submissions

Public Health, Solar, Comfort and Inequity Issues drive ARCC’s Fall 2020 In-Progress Colloquium

Solar Farm, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania ARCC hosted its Fall 2020 ‘In Progress’ Colloquium on Saturday, November 21st. The virtual colloquium provided an opportunity for faculty, researchers and designers to share their work and receive feedback on specific research projects currently on the table. Acknowledging the gap in evaluative methods between architectural design and public health, … Continue reading Public Health, Solar, Comfort and Inequity Issues drive ARCC’s Fall 2020 In-Progress Colloquium

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

Climate Action Guide for Practice: Request for Proposal

Plum Island, MA (photo: DL Ryan, Boston Globe via Getty)  The American Institute of Architects (AIA) calls on architects around the world to support humanity’s collective call to climate action through an unrelenting commitment to sustainable and resilient design. This applies both to the buildings we design as well as to the way we practice. … Continue reading Climate Action Guide for Practice: Request for Proposal