Archinect - News 2015-03-29T06:40:48-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/123743091/marlon-blackwell-and-rick-joy-in-conversation Marlon Blackwell and Rick Joy in conversation Alexander Walter 2015-03-26T12:00:00-04:00 >2015-03-27T12:42:14-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3d/3dd5f6914d86d5d2bd202f506762eddf.jpg" width="514" height="285" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Architects&nbsp;Marlon Blackwell&nbsp;and&nbsp;Rick Joy&nbsp;have built their practices marrying diligent attention to the existing community, ecology, and building culture of a place with the refined craft of contemporary architecture. [...] The two sat down with Anne Rieselbach, the League&rsquo;s Program Director, in October 2014 to discuss their first meeting 15 years ago, teaching, drawing, distaste&nbsp;for e-mail, and &ldquo;transgressing the vernacular.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/123751145/new-york-attorney-general-is-investigating-cooper-union-s-finances New York Attorney General is investigating Cooper Union’s finances Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2015-03-25T17:44:00-04:00 >2015-03-26T10:23:02-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/f0/f05fe9b9135bc737bf7acb6ff106e2eb.jpg" width="514" height="458" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>When CU&rsquo;s board of trustees decided last year to start charging tuition, its chair Richard S. Lincer claimed that to do so was &ldquo;the only realistic source of new revenue in the near future.&rdquo; The Attorney General&rsquo;s office will be looking into the decisions that left the university in such a precarious financial situation [...] It will also investigate the decision to start charging tuition itself, which was the subject of protests, demonstrations, multiple occupations, and, currently, a lawsuit</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/123681236/eric-owen-moss-bids-not-farewell-but-fare-forward-at-sciarc Eric Owen Moss Bids "Not Farewell But Fare Forward" at SciArc Nicholas Korody 2015-03-25T12:11:00-04:00 >2015-03-26T06:23:30-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zw/zwqb01g4ld0zs83q.jpg" width="514" height="317" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>&ldquo;I&rsquo;m the ENEMY!&rdquo; Moss hollered as he stepped onto the dais in front of a packed hall at SCI-Arc, awaiting his final address as dean last Thursday. Moss might as well have said, &ldquo;<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/This_Is_Cinerama" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">This is Cinerama</a>,&rdquo; as the single projection that had backgrounded the introductory remarks dramatically opened into three-synced projections producing a single, massive image that stretched along the entirety of the wall. A <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pogo_%28comic_strip%29" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">cartoon monkey</a> is startled by his reflection and the text above reads, &ldquo;We have met the enemy and he is u&#822;s&#822; me."</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1z/1zfycyio24yoc5p3.jpg"></p><p>Before Moss began his lecture, aptly titled &ldquo;Not Farewell but Fare Forward,&rdquo; Tom Gilmore and Hernan Diaz Alonso delivered laudatory introductions. Gilmore described Moss as alternating between Don Quixote and his sidekick Sancho Panza, the first in a series of references to Cervantes&rsquo; work, apparently something that Moss has himself cultivated in prior talks. Alonso, who will succeed Moss as dean of the school, attempted to provide &ldquo;20 seconds [of] touch-touchy feely-feely,&rdquo; to...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/123661102/supercomputing-project-simulates-architecture-s-influence-on-urban-microclimates Supercomputing project simulates architecture's influence on urban microclimates Alexander Walter 2015-03-24T13:24:00-04:00 >2015-03-24T13:35:05-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/q9/q90pg2zu0qv1moqs.jpg" width="514" height="304" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A research team from the Mechanical Engineering department at University of Utah is using high-performance computing resources from XSEDE to instantaneously and accurately simulate how infrastructure elements, such as parks, buildings, and parking lots, as well as their specifications and variations, affect air characteristics and quality in urban settings.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/123591958/mahesh-daas-named-as-new-ku-architecture-dean Mahesh Daas named as new KU architecture dean Alexander Walter 2015-03-23T15:53:00-04:00 >2015-03-23T16:00:51-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8e/8eqdxufip2bud7rd.jpg" width="200" height="250" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Kansas University has hired a new dean for the School of Architecture, Design and Planning. Mahesh Daas, professor and chairman of the Department of Architecture at Ball State University, will start the job June 15, KU announced Monday. Daas will succeed Dean John Gaunt, who has led the school more than 20 years. Daas is known for innovation in design computing, architectural robotics, design thinking, innovation methods and management, according to KU.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Previously:&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/97184424/university-of-kansas-architecture-dean-john-gaunt-stepping-down-after-20-years" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">University of Kansas architecture&nbsp;dean John Gaunt stepping down after 20 years</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/123351248/take-a-tour-of-ancient-rome-320-ce Take a Tour of Ancient Rome, 320 CE Nicholas Korody 2015-03-20T12:58:00-04:00 >2015-03-22T18:03:00-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yp/ypmtmmrmbs2tekdg.jpg" width="514" height="275" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>[The] extended tour [is] guided by renowned &ldquo;virtual archaeologist&rdquo; and overseer of the Rome Reborn project&nbsp;Dr. Bernard Frischer...in dialogue with Dr. Steven Zucker, whose...questions ensure that, while we take in the spectacle of Rome&rsquo;s impressive architecture (to say nothing of its equally impressive aqueducts) as it looked back in 320, we also think about what the real flesh-and-blood people who once lived there actually did there...</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/123058018/virginia-tech-center-for-design-research-exhibition-showcases-experimental-digital-fabrications Virginia Tech Center for Design Research exhibition showcases experimental digital fabrications brutvan 2015-03-16T17:48:00-04:00 >2015-03-23T20:30:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9y/9yx03ndlthvswkk7.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>We are in the midst of another industrial revolution &ndash; softer, less obtrusive, faster, and more pervasive. All aspects of daily life are changing through the integration of things made of atoms and things made from bits. Surrounded by an increasing number of sophisticated devices, digital heartbeats, and sensors are now standard components in products. How should architecture education respond?</p></em><br /><br /><p>Advances in digital technology are creating an explosion of possibilities related to the basic building blocks of design: material and form, light, movement, and pattern. Virginia Tech student work featuring 3-D printing, robotics, and dynamic fenestration is currently on display in Clark Nexsen&rsquo;s office and gallery space in Town Center, Virginia Beach.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/j6/j6htyvecwva8yf9b.jpg"></p><p>Exhibition materials were developed with digital tools in an undergraduate studio called CRD &ndash; (trans)LAB at Virginia Tech&rsquo;s School of Architecture and Design. Students from different disciplines explore how the advancement of technological and computational processes can challenge and inform the practice of architecture and design. The exhibition examines how architecture education should change in response to an environment where analog, mechanical, and electronic technologies are being replaced by rapidly emerging digital technologies.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8h/8h7g59f0u11lp61j.jpg"></p><p>Students participating in the exhibition include Laura Escobar, Ryan Hawkins, Brian Kato, David Ko...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/123051578/get-lectured-rutgers-university-spring-15 Get Lectured: Rutgers University, Spring '15 Justine Testado 2015-03-16T15:47:00-04:00 >2015-03-23T20:35:23-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ay/aylpsov2umx0iapk.jpg" width="514" height="795" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/543658/2015-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter-Spring 2015</strong></a></p><p>Archinect's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/336082/get-lectured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a> is back in session! <em>Get Lectured</em> is an ongoing series where we feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. Check back frequently to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>The next featured poster comes from the Rutgers University Dept. of Landscape Architecture (RULA) with their Spring '15 Common Lecture Series.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to </em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></p><p>Below are upcoming lectures only. Unless noted**, lectures begin at 4 p.m. at CDL 110.</p><p><em>Apr 1</em><br><strong>Peterson Rich Office </strong><br>"Beginnings"</p><p><em>Apr 8</em><br>6 pm<br><strong>M. Christine Boyer</strong> / Princeton University<br>"Approaching the City in the 21st Century" - Cekada Memorial Lecture<br>at Alampi Lecture Hall</p><p><em>Apr 15</em><br><strong>Sheila Condon</strong><br>"Recent Work: Clark Condon Associates"</p><p><em>Apr 22</em><br><strong>Bryan Hanes</strong><br>"The Informal Urbanist"</p><p><em>Apr 29</em><br><strong>Tom Benjamin </strong><br>"Small is Beautiful: The Desi...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/122818954/designing-for-the-night Designing for the Night Nicholas Korody 2015-03-13T15:10:00-04:00 >2015-03-15T18:41:19-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/o9/o92yt91wz88jxxih.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>When I speak with a student about nightlife they have something different in mind than a 65-year old town planning manager. In the municipalities, finding contacts is difficult - often nobody feels responsible or capable of speaking. That should change.</p></em><br /><br /><p>There are sleepy cities and cities that never sleep. There are cities famed for their raucous nightlife, and others whose adolescent residents dream of leaving. According to the German urban scientist&nbsp;Jakob F. Schmid, interviewed for DW.DE, "Nightlife often defines the character of entire streets or districts." Schmid runs the&nbsp;"City After Eight - Management of the Urban Night Economy" project with Thomas Kr&uuml;ger, which is funded by the German government.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/l9/l9kqjtkhpbirk2lp.jpg"></p><p>Looking at a variety of German cities including Berlin, Hamburg, and Frankfurt, the researchers mapped nightlife "with online recommendation platforms as the basis for the data." The hazy blue results indicate that various forms a city's nightlife may take. In the famed-party city Berlin, for example, hotspots are diffused throughout the expansive metropolis. In a traditional German city, on the other hand, the nightlife tends to be concentrated "on the city center, usually on the streets directly surrounding the center proper."</p><p>In the...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/122762177/get-lectured-prairie-view-a-m-university-spring-15 Get Lectured: Prairie View A&M University, Spring '15 Justine Testado 2015-03-13T12:23:00-04:00 >2015-03-15T18:44:36-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cr/crnanpw2h5ur1imo.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/543658/2015-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter-Spring 2015</strong></a></p><p>Archinect's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/336082/get-lectured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a> is back in session! <em>Get Lectured</em> is an ongoing series where we feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. Check back frequently to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>The next featured poster comes from the Prairie View A&amp;M University School of Architecture.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to </em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></p><p>Below are upcoming events only. Lectures take place at 1:30 pm in the Samuel Metters Auditorium within the Nathelyne Archie Kennedy Building. Free + open to the public.</p><p>Mar 25<br>Joe Mashburn</p><p>Apr 1<br>Sheryl Tucker de Vasquez</p><p>Apr 8<br>Bill Price</p><p>For other info, visit <a href="http://www.pvamu.edu/soa/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">pvamu.edu/soa</a></p><p><strong>Check out previous posters on the Get Lectured <a href="http://www.pinterest.com/archinect/get-lectured/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pinterest</a> page!</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/122754938/look-inside-heatherwick-studio-s-newly-opened-learning-hub-at-ntu-singapore Look inside Heatherwick Studio's newly opened Learning Hub at NTU Singapore Justine Testado 2015-03-12T20:53:00-04:00 >2015-03-19T09:19:49-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ob/obz8qmquri6zx24a.jpg" width="514" height="540" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>After Heatherwick Studio won the competition to design the Learning Hub at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, the cocoon-like building finally opened its doors this week. Alongside Heatherwick Studio, CPG Consultants worked as the Lead Architect and Sustainability Consultant for the Learning Hub. The 8-story building is NTU Singapore's first redevelopment in 20 years, and is also part of the university's larger &pound;360 million ($536.3 million) redevelopment plan for the campus.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/82/82qc5nf8hof9zl6r.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/y9/y9hzuo12tyknblml.jpg"></p><p>Although the building looks enclosed from the outside, the mixed-use Hub forgoes the traditional box-shaped layout of university buildings to encourage instead an open learning environment for the school's 33,000 students and faculty. Tapering toward a central public atrium, the building's 12 concrete towers provide a total of 56 cornerless smart classrooms that NTU designed to reflect their new pedagogy that promotes small-group teaching and active in-person learning, an important method to uphol...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/122732395/revisiting-case-conference-hosted-by-mit-htc-5-2-15 Revisiting CASE Conference Hosted by MIT HTC - 5/2/15 iche 2015-03-12T12:25:00-04:00 >2015-03-15T18:14:32-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z4/z4lijxpifj3yr8nt.jpg" width="514" height="257" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Participants: CASE members Stanford Anderson, Anthony (Tony) Eardley, Peter Eisenman, Kenneth Frampton, Robert Kliment, Donlyn Lyndon, Michael McKinnell, Henry (Hank) Millon, Jaquelin (Jaque) Robertson, and Thomas (Tim) Vreeland, plus Robert Goodman, K. Michael Hays, Sylvia Lavin, Reinhold Martin, Joan Ockman, Felicity Scott, Anthony Vidler, and faculty and students from the History, Theory, and Criticism of Architecture and Art program at MIT.<br><br><em>Michael Graves, a member of CASE, passed away on March 12, 2015. His life, and his contributions to architecture, will be long remembered.</em></p><p>In 1964, a group of young architects got together to form CASE, the Conference of Architects for the Study of the Environment. Instigated by a young, recent doctorate from the University of Cambridge, Peter Eisenman, the group contained a swath of architectural intellects then newly stepping into American universities, many of whom would become formative institutional and intellectual forces in their own rig...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/122682388/places-journal-launches-new-tool-for-sharing-articles-on-architecture-landscape-and-urbanism Places Journal Launches New Tool for Sharing Articles on Architecture, Landscape, and Urbanism Nancy Levinson 2015-03-12T02:10:00-04:00 >2015-03-12T10:50:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7e/7egrxcu4bd0fzban.jpg" width="514" height="405" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><em>Places Journal </em>has long<em>&nbsp;</em>targeted an interdisciplinary readership &mdash; practitioners, scholars, and students in architecture, landscape, and urban design.</p><p>This week the <a href="https://placesjournal.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">journal</a>&nbsp;has launched a new tool &mdash; <a href="https://placesjournal.org/reading-lists/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Reading Lists</a> &mdash; that promises to strengthen ties between the design disciplines and related fields such as&nbsp;ecology, history, geography, photography, and technology. As part of its commitment to public scholarship and innovative practice, <em>Places</em> is encouraging readers to share topical lists of articles, books, videos and other media in their areas of interest and expertise.</p><p>The new, interactive tool enables users to create and share a reading list, build an annotated bibliography, or&nbsp;bookmark <em>Places</em> articles for future reading. Lists can be cross-referenced by subject and shared privately or publicly.</p><p><em>Places</em> is launching the new channel with a collection of <a href="https://placesjournal.org/reading-lists/?filter=featured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Featured Lists</a> that includes <strong>Nate Berg</strong> on the aesthetic design of freeways; <strong>Kristi Cheramie</strong> on geo-engineering by the U.S. Army Corps; <strong>B...</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/122661484/get-lectured-aia-triangle-nc-state-university-spring-15 Get Lectured: AIA Triangle/NC State University, Spring '15 Justine Testado 2015-03-11T14:21:00-04:00 >2015-03-15T18:23:36-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/eo/eorle65jx3e3tk1e.jpg" width="514" height="664" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/543658/2015-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter-Spring 2015</strong></a></p><p>Archinect's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/336082/get-lectured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a> is back in session! <em>Get Lectured</em> is an ongoing series where we feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. Check back frequently to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>The next poster features the North Carolina State University College of Design/AIA Triangle Spring '15 Joint Lecture Series.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to </em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></p><p>Below are upcoming lectures only. Lectures take place at 6 p.m. in the Burns Auditorium, Kamphoefner Hall, NC State University.</p><p>Mar 16<br><strong>Philip Freelon</strong> / Managing Director + Design Director - Perkins + Will</p><p>Mar 23<br><strong>Renny Logan</strong> / Assoc. Partner - Richard Meier &amp; Partners Architects</p><p>Mar 30<br><strong>Todd Zima</strong> / Design Principal - Studio Gang</p><p>Apr 6<br><strong>Merrill Elam</strong> / Principal, Mack Scogin and Merrill Elam Architects</p><p>For more info and other events, cli...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/122662292/tu-delft-appoints-peter-russell-as-new-architecture-dean TU Delft appoints Peter Russell as new architecture dean Alexander Walter 2015-03-11T14:15:00-04:00 >2015-03-15T18:08:44-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e6/e690mauuuq228jpd.jpg" width="500" height="642" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>After a careful international recruitment process, the Executive Board has appointed Peter Russell as dean of TU Delft&rsquo;s Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment effective 1 May 2015. Peter Russell is currently Professor of Computer Supported Planning in Architecture (CAAD) at the RWTH Aachen University. He also serves as Rector's Emissary for Alumni Affairs at the RWTH where he has been Dean of the Faculty of Architecture and chaired the Dean's Council.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/122581109/get-lectured-risd-spring-15 Get Lectured: RISD, Spring '15 Justine Testado 2015-03-10T13:28:00-04:00 >2015-03-10T13:58:07-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pf/pf7dm4qogy5rnhsz.jpg" width="514" height="899" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/543658/2015-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter-Spring 2015</strong></a></p><p>Archinect's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/336082/get-lectured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a> is back in session! <em>Get Lectured</em> is an ongoing series where we feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. Check back frequently to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>The next poster comes from the Rhode Island School of Design Department of Architecture and Department of Landscape Architecture.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to </em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></p><p>Listed below are upcoming events only. All events take place in the Bayard Ewing Building, unless noted otherwise. Lectures take place in BEB 106 at 6:30 p.m.</p><p>LECTURES</p><p>Mar 16<br><strong>Mark West</strong> / CAST</p><p>Apr 6<br><strong>In&#771;aki Abalos + Renata Sentkiewicz</strong> / Abalos+Sentkiewicz arquitectos</p><p>Apr 9<br><strong>Richard Roark </strong>/ OLIN</p><p>Apr 24<br><strong>Bernard Tschumi</strong> / Bernard Tschumi Architects</p><p>Apr 28<br><strong>Thomas Woltz</strong> /&nbsp; Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects</p><p>Apr 30<br><strong>Lisa Iwamoto </strong>/ Iwamot...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/122578694/thresholds-44-workspace-is-seeking-submissions "Thresholds 44: workspace" is seeking submissions csbonin 2015-03-10T12:11:00-04:00 >2015-03-19T11:45:37-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9n/9n5znci520hiqqbd.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong><em>thresholds 44: workspace</em></strong><br>editors: christianna bonin | nisa ari</p><p><strong>CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS</strong></p><p>When an employee at Google&rsquo;s Mexico City office takes a post-lunch plunge into the on-site ball pit, is she working or playing? And when an employee in one of Foxconn&rsquo;s factory sites in China leaps from his eighth-floor dormitory, only to be cradled in recently installed &ldquo;suicide&rdquo; netting, is he fulfilling or transgressing the design of the workspace? Long hidden in museum basements, conservation labs and storage rooms now feature prominently in museum designs. Facing complicated visa programs and unsavory jobs, employers skirt bureaucracy to sustain the agricultural industry in the US and illegal workers stay undocumented in order to be easily employable. When and why are certain workspaces - and workers - hidden or revealed? What is the &ldquo;work&rdquo; that is supposed to happen in the workspace and how have transformations of the tools, economies, demographics, and technologies within the workspace shaped the...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/122528092/philadelphia-university-offering-free-sustainable-design-online-course-once-again Philadelphia University offering free Sustainable Design online course once again Justine Testado 2015-03-09T20:38:00-04:00 >2015-03-15T17:56:24-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bk/bktagyf7mz1xw2tm.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>After a successful first run last June, Philadelphia University is inviting students, industry professionals, and all who are interested to enroll in the free massive open online course (MOOC), Principles of Sustainable Design. The graduate-level course, which starts today until April 24, 2015, focuses on topics like demand for resources, energy systems, self-interest and altruism. The course also allow students to learn about new methods of sustainable practices that work towards "authentic sustainability" instead of "superficial greening."</p><p>Taught by Robert Fleming, co-creator and Director of the Master of Science in Sustainable Design Program at Philadelphia University, the course will be taught via HD videos, narrated PowerPoint presentations, text-based learning modules + interactive quizzes, and faculty-moderated and peer online discussions. Students will collaborate to design and implement an impact project that addresses sustainability-related issues for the final class.</p><p>Additi...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/122515225/was-rome-really-a-city-of-marble Was Rome really a "City of Marble"? Nicholas Korody 2015-03-09T16:38:00-04:00 >2015-03-15T16:02:41-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/b8/b869b8ea55901476e8fad5b0171f8cd7.jpg" width="514" height="364" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Architectural historian Diane Favro of [UCLA], has employed advanced modeling software to reconstruct the city of Rome in its entirety over the period of the rule of Augustus Caesar, from 44 B.C. to A.D. 14. According to legend, Augustus boasted, &ldquo;I found Rome a city of bricks and left it a city of marble&rdquo;... She found that only a small proportion of the buildings in Augustan Rome were converted from brick to marble, and that they would have been difficult to see from ground level.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Favro explains that while much of Rome was left untouched by Augustus' urban project, the traffic caused by bringing the large quantities of Carrera marble through the city likely created the illusion "that Rome had been transformed into marble."</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/122503960/get-lectured-university-of-virginia-spring-15 Get Lectured: University of Virginia, Spring '15 Justine Testado 2015-03-09T13:15:00-04:00 >2015-03-15T16:01:41-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/60/607u7artqvhoayyt.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/543658/2015-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter-Spring 2015</strong></a></p><p>Archinect's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/336082/get-lectured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a> is back in session! <em>Get Lectured</em> is an ongoing series where we feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. Check back frequently to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>The next featured poster comes from the University of Virginia, School of Architecture.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to </em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></p><p>Lectures begin at 6 p.m. in Campbell Hall, Room 153, unless noted. Below are upcoming events only.</p><p>Mar 28<br><strong>Lineages and Trajectories</strong><br>Catalyst Symposium II</p><p>Apr 6<br><strong>David Brown</strong><br>Kelly-Tukee Lecture</p><p>Apr 11<br><strong>Herman Hertzberger: The 2015 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medalist in Architecture</strong></p><p>Apr 17-19<br><strong>Arctic States Symposium</strong></p><p>Apr 20<br><strong>Chris Reed</strong></p><p>For updates and other info, visit U.Va's&nbsp;<a href="http://www.arch.virginia.edu/events?d=upcoming&amp;ts=6" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">events calendar</a> or <a href="http://www.arch.virginia.edu" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">arch.virginia.edu</a>.</p><p><strong>Check out previous posters on the Get Lectured <a href="http://www.pinterest.com/archinect/get-lectured/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pinterest</a> page!</strong></p>... http://archinect.com/news/article/122302552/uc-berkeley-team-unveils-bloom-3d-printed-cement-structure UC Berkeley team unveils "Bloom" 3D-printed cement structure Archinect 2015-03-06T20:49:00-05:00 >2015-03-15T16:30:07-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/t2/t25cmln8di0efp2o.jpg" width="514" height="335" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A UC Berkeley research team led by Ronald Rael, associate professor of architecture, will unveil today (Friday, March 6) the first and largest powder-based 3-D-printed cement structure built to date. The debut of this groundbreaking project is a demonstration of the architectural potential of 3-D printing. It will close the fifth annual Berkeley Circus, which celebrates the research and accomplishments of the College of Environmental Design (CED) community.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/122283281/get-lectured-university-of-colorado-denver-spring-15 Get Lectured: University of Colorado - Denver, Spring '15 Justine Testado 2015-03-06T15:01:00-05:00 >2015-03-06T15:19:14-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gd/gd6p3lcq4crrxbee.jpg" width="514" height="680" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/543658/2015-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter-Spring 2015</strong></a></p><p>Archinect's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/336082/get-lectured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a> is back in session! <em>Get Lectured</em> is an ongoing series where we feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. Check back frequently to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>Today's featured poster comes from the University of Colorado at Denver, College of Architecture and Planning (CAP).</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to </em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></p><p>Below are upcoming lectures only. Lectures take place at 6 p.m. at CAP, 2nd floor. Free + open to the public.</p><p>Mar 19<br><strong>DAVID GREUSEL, FAIA</strong> / Principal, Convergence Design<br>"Architecture for Human Flourishing"</p><p>Apr 13<br><strong>CAROLYN ARMENTA</strong> / Architecture historian, curator + writer on contemporary African/Black Diaspora architects<br>"Multiple Modernities and Continuities of African Diaspora Architects"</p><p>For further details, visit <a href="http://CAP.UCDENVER.EDU" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">cap.ucdenver.edu</a>.</p><p><strong>Check...</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/122199689/get-lectured-eth-z-rich-spring-15 Get Lectured: ETH Zürich, Spring '15 Justine Testado 2015-03-05T13:12:00-05:00 >2015-03-07T20:30:27-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ee/ee57me8uxkel2zf4.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/543658/2015-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter-Spring 2015</strong></a></p><p>Archinect's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/336082/get-lectured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a> is back in session! <em>Get Lectured</em> is an ongoing series where we feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. Check back frequently to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>The next featured poster comes from the ETH Z&uuml;rich Department of Architecture (D-ARCH) in Switzerland.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to </em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></p><p>Listed below are upcoming lectures only. Lectures begin at 6 p.m. at the ETH Z&uuml;rich H&ouml;nggerberg Building HIL, Auditorium E4.</p><p>Mar 10<br><strong>Anthony Vidler</strong> / Professor - Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture at the Cooper Union, NY; Vincent Scully Visiting Professor of Architectural History - Yale University</p><p>Mar 24<br><strong>Armand Gr&uuml;ntuch and Almut Gr&uuml;ntuch-Ernst</strong> / Gr&uuml;ntuch Ernst Architekten - Berlin</p><p>Apr 14<br><strong>Amale Andraos</strong> / WORKac; Dean - Columbia University GSAPP</p><p>For ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/122129762/sculpting-the-architectural-mind-conference-examines-neuroscience-s-effects-on-architecture-education "Sculpting the Architectural Mind" conference examines neuroscience's effects on architecture education Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2015-03-04T21:19:00-05:00 >2015-03-09T11:39:29-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/g5/g5c005stdbdayff8.jpg" width="514" height="117" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Last August, on the Apollonian campus of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in San Diego, neuroscientists and architects came together to flush the architecture profession with a bit more cerebral rigor. Under the guidance of the <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/111205340/aftershock-4-how-i-learned-to-stop-worrying-and-love-neuroscientific-architecture-research" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture</a>&nbsp;(ANFA), that 2014 conference hoped to provide architects with salient neuroscientific data to use in practice. While still considered somewhat of a niche agenda, advances in brain science and brain-computer interfaces have already been adopted by architectural research; if not for scientific experimentations, then design ones. And that research is happening thanks to the experimental frontiers only possible in academia. But aside from experimental novelty, neuroscience stands to help architects better understand not just their process, but subsequently, how the discipline is taught.</p><p>A new conference hosted by the Pratt Institute&rsquo;s School of Architecture, &ldquo;<a href="https://www.pratt.edu/academics/architecture/ug-dept-architecture/sculpting-the-architectural-mind/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sculpting the Architectural Mind: Neuroscience and the E...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/122126536/get-lectured-princeton-spring-15 Get Lectured: Princeton, Spring '15 Justine Testado 2015-03-04T14:32:00-05:00 >2015-03-05T20:29:05-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/r0/r0uce9lc06x7k31c.jpg" width="514" height="705" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/543658/2015-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter-Spring 2015</strong></a></p><p>Archinect's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/336082/get-lectured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a> is back in session! <em>Get Lectured</em> is an ongoing series where we feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. Check back frequently to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>Next up, the Princeton University School of Architecture has a delightful spectrum of vivid posters for their Spring '15 lecture series, "Deans/Chairs/Directors: The Futures of Architectural Education."</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to </em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></p><p>Below are upcoming events only. Unless noted, lectures are held at 6 pm on Wednesdays in Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.</p><p><em>Mar 25</em><br><strong>Jonathan Massey </strong>/ Architecture Division Director - California College of Arts</p><p><em>Apr 8</em><br><strong>Rodolphe el-Khoury </strong>/ Khoury Levit Fong; Dean - University of Miami School of Architecture&nbsp;</p><p><em>Apr 15</em><br><strong>Hernan Diaz Alonso</strong> / Xefirotarch; C...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/122047824/get-lectured-pratt-institute-spring-15 Get Lectured: Pratt Institute, Spring '15 Justine Testado 2015-03-03T13:54:00-05:00 >2015-03-05T21:00:49-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/00/00tixdrxorf9q16o.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/543658/2015-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter-Spring 2015</strong></a></p><p>Archinect's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/336082/get-lectured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a> is back in session! <em>Get Lectured</em> is an ongoing series where we feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. Check back frequently to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>The next featured poster comes from the Pratt Institute School of Architecture.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to </em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></p><p>Below are upcoming events only. Free + open to the public.<br>BK = Brooklyn campus; M = Manhattan campus</p><p><em>Mar 6-7</em><br>(BK)<br><strong>SCULPTING THE ARCHITECTURAL MIND 3: &ldquo;Neuroscience and the Education of an Architect&rdquo; conference</strong><br>More info <a href="https://www.pratt.edu/academics/architecture/ug-dept-architecture/sculpting-the-architectural-mind/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p><p><em>Mar 27</em><br>6 pm (M)<br><strong>&ldquo;Peoples Climate March followup + the citywide Climate Works campaign: advocating and guiding NYC climate agenda&rdquo;</strong><br>Matt Ryan / Representative from NYC Central Labor Council + from NYC Environmental Justice Alliance</p><p><em>Mar 30</em><br>6 pm (BK)<br><strong>Andrew Wha...</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/121989225/a-culture-of-fear-u-of-manitoba-architecture-dean-to-leave-amid-controversy "A Culture of Fear": U of Manitoba architecture dean to leave amid controversy Nicholas Korody 2015-03-02T19:29:00-05:00 >2015-03-20T20:32:59-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/do/doiah8thq5rbfgrx.jpg" width="250" height="228" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Ralph Stern, the dean of the faculty of architecture at the University of Manitoba in Canada, announced he will not seek reappointment&nbsp;following the publication of a damning <a href="http://www.caut.ca/docs/default-source/reports/caut-ahic-report---architecture-manitoba-(2015-02).pdf?sfvrsn=4" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">report</a> by the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT). Accused of contributing to the creation of a &ldquo;culture of fear and retribution,&rdquo; Dean Stern has faced controversy since assuming the post in 2010, with repeated complaints lodged from both colleagues and students.</p><p>The CAUT report detailed the rapid turnover of personnel within the department. Over the course of Dean Stern&rsquo;s tenure, an alleged three different department heads passed through, two of them leaving with documented grievances directed at Stern. In particular, former head of the department Nat Chard wrote in a published letter, &ldquo;My sole reason for leaving the University of Manitoba was the behaviour of the Dean, who established a culture of fear within the faculty and appeared only to try to find problems with the department, despite its p...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/121969899/get-lectured-university-of-arkansas-spring-15 Get Lectured: University of Arkansas, Spring '15 Justine Testado 2015-03-02T13:39:00-05:00 >2015-03-05T21:10:47-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9b/9bppaer5n8wvh781.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/543658/2015-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter-Spring 2015</strong></a></p><p>Archinect's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/336082/get-lectured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a> is back in session! <em>Get Lectured</em> is an ongoing series where we feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. Check back frequently to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>Designed by <a href="http://www.siloard.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SILO AR+D</a>, the next featured poster comes from the University of Arkansas Fay Jones School of Architecture with their Spring '15 lecture series, "INFLUENCE."</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to </em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></p><p>Listed below are upcoming events only. Unless noted, events take place at 5 pm in the Ken and Linda Sue Shollmier Hall, Vol Walker Hall. Free + open to the public.</p><p><em>Mar 2</em><br><strong>Adam Greenspan</strong> / PWP Landscape Architecture</p><p><em>Mar 9</em><br><strong>Suzan Tillotson</strong> / Tillotson Design Associates</p><p><em>Mar 16</em><br><strong>Krista Ninivaggi</strong> / K&amp;CO</p><p><em>Mar 30</em><br><strong>Peter Gluck</strong> / Gluck+</p><p><em>Apr 6</em><br><strong>Helle Soh&oslash;lt</strong> / Gehl Architects</p><p><em>Apr 13</em><br><strong>Tod Williams + Billie Tsi...</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/121692925/hy-bol-pavilion-at-city-college-of-new-york HY-Bol Pavilion at City College of New York op-al 2015-02-27T12:46:00-05:00 >2015-03-05T22:32:09-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mj/mjii61dklitskyzd.jpg" width="514" height="449" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The HY-Bol Pavilion, designed and built in the summer of 2014 by students of the Spitzer school of Architecture at City College New York, was the culmination of a series of courses devoted to the expression of complex geometric curvature. Contemporary architecture theory has witnessed an new debate on how topology and smooth surface curvature should either embrace or dismiss the historic concepts of tectonics in architecture, a term which has re-appeared sporadically and influentially throughout Architectural History. As a generic umbrella for the term, all of the readings of the word in question seem to share the idea that the tectonic represents an ineffable quality of visual synergy between the needs of construction and structure with the harmonious visualization and pronunciation of those needs.</p><p>"Architecture is <em>Building-plus-value</em>." This equation is not simply the addition of unrelated elements... The identity named by this equation - the "is," or "equals" - is enabled by the di...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/121735486/get-lectured-university-of-kentucky-spring-15 Get Lectured: University of Kentucky, Spring '15 Justine Testado 2015-02-27T12:42:00-05:00 >2015-03-05T22:28:56-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/iy/iyo8lf12412zxumi.jpg" width="514" height="731" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/543658/2015-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter-Spring 2015</strong></a></p><p>Archinect's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/336082/get-lectured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a> is back in session! <em>Get Lectured</em> is an ongoing series where we feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. Check back frequently to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>The next featured poster comes from the University of Kentucky College of Design.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to </em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></p><p>Below are upcoming events only. Free and open to the public.</p><p><em>Feb 27</em><br>2:30 pm<br><strong>Design Chat - School of Interiors</strong><br>Mary Lee O'Bryan / The Design Studio - Louisville, KY<br>Jennifer Dumesnil / Swope Design Group -&nbsp;Louisville, KY<br>at Pence Hall, Room 209</p><p><em>Mar 6</em><br>9 am - 3 pm<br><strong>HPGO Symposium: Rebranding Historic Preservation</strong><br>Andrew Hurley / Author of "Beyond Preservation: Using Public History to Revitalize Inner-Cities" - St. Louis, MO<br>John-Mark Hack / Partner of Marksbury Farm - Midway, KY<br>Ro...</p>