Archinect - News 2017-04-24T20:40:26-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/150004397/future-use-architecture-a-project-by-faculty-members-at-northeastern-wins-100k-latrobe-prize "Future-Use Architecture", a project by faculty members at Northeastern, wins $100K Latrobe Prize Nicholas Korody 2017-04-24T13:03:00-04:00 >2017-04-24T13:04:02-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/0j/0jmshdecfnvjt95h.jpg" width="650" height="487" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Awarded every other year by the AIA College of Fellows, the Latrobe Prize is a major award&mdash;$100,000&mdash;granted to a two-year project that leads &ldquo;to significant advances in the architectural profession.&rdquo; This year, the award, which is named after architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe, was given to a team of three faculty members of <a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/18077/northeastern-university" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Northeastern University</a>&rsquo;s School of Architecture and Resilient Cities Laboratory.</p><p>Their project is titled &ldquo;Future-Use Architecture&rdquo;, and focuses on &ldquo;the balance between flexible and fixed building systems to respond to unforeseeable contingencies while conserving the essential architectural design and performance.&rdquo; In other words, the project seeks to study how to design for unknown futures, with a focus on adaptive reuse and regeneration. The researchers are examining the tectonic and performative attributes of a building within the purview of its future use in the long-term, acknowledging persistent change as fundamental. According to the press release, the jury ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150003976/jennifer-ly-wins-2017-rotch-travelling-scholarship Jennifer Ly wins 2017 Rotch Travelling Scholarship Justine Testado 2017-04-20T14:51:00-04:00 >2017-04-20T14:51:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/c2/c2j0m57u05pdjz9w.jpg" width="650" height="543" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Jennifer Ly, a designer at <a href="http://archinect.com/fosterandpartners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Foster +&nbsp;Partners</a>, was recently announced as the lucky winner&nbsp;of the 2016-17 <a href="http://rotch.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rotch Travelling Scholarship</a>. Founded in 1883 in honor of Benjamin Smith Rotch,&nbsp;it allows the&nbsp;recipient to travel for at least 6 months studying architecture.&nbsp;</p><p>Starting with 110 entrants in stage one, only five finalists advanced to present their projects to the jury in Boston.&nbsp;Jennifer Ly ultimately&nbsp;won the jury's favor with her project &ldquo;New Common&rdquo;. Based in Silicon Valley, Ly &mdash; who received her master's in architecture at <a href="http://archinect.com/harvard" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Harvard GSD</a> in 2014 &mdash;&nbsp;will receive&nbsp;$38,500 to fund at least six months of travel in the coming year.</p><p><strong>New Common</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/q6/q62q9ya5hvac6qq5.jpg"></p><p>Project text: &ldquo;Situated in Boston&rsquo;s City Hall Plaza, the Forum is a contemporary civic place that promotes information, dialogue and collaboration. It fosters education and social interaction through the spatial intersections, ranging from intimate encounters to larger, urban spectacle.&rdquo;</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/zy/zyyit29by0kqvy2t.jpg"></p><p>&ldquo;The public auditorium serves as the center of the Forum, and opera...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150003817/mad-announces-the-2017-architecture-travel-fellowship-for-students MAD announces the 2017 Architecture Travel Fellowship for students Nicholas Korody 2017-04-19T16:59:00-04:00 >2017-04-19T16:59:16-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/8o/8oox4ccuzvnl0gw8.jpg" width="650" height="1156" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Back in 2009, Ma Yansong of MAD started a fellowship for young architects. Dubbed the MAD Architecture Travel Fellowship, it sends five international students to China, and five Chinese students out of the country. It's an incredibly simple application process: just submit a letter explaining your interests in architecture alongside a CV and a portfolio to <a href="mailto:travel@i-mad.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">travel@i-mad.com</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150002960/editor-s-picks-467 Editor's Picks #467 Nam Henderson 2017-04-14T13:25:00-04:00 >2017-04-14T21:20:14-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/20/20fopsabzc0eutef.jpg" width="650" height="383" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/nicholaskorody" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Nicholas Korody</a> started publishing excerpts from Archinect&rsquo;s fourth live podcasting event, <a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/908986/floating-worlds" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Next Up: Floating Worlds</a>.&nbsp;</p><p>Looking at potential roles for architecture in the contemporary neoliberal economy, with a focus on issues pertaining to gender and identity, the event featured lectures/interviews with; Jack Self, <a href="http://www.christinebjerke.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Christine Bjerke</a>, the Feminist Architecture Collaborative, one-third of Support.fm (and perhaps?) more&hellip;</p><p>Responding to some critics,&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/1906872/donna-sink" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Donna Sink</a>&nbsp;offered <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/150000055/working-through-architecture-and-its-refusal-an-interview-with-f-architecture-from-next-up-floating-worlds" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">perspective</a> "<em>I've been publicly humbled several times recently for doing what I think a lot of commenters here are doing: reading/hearing something that makes me uncomfortable, so I get defensive about it and start delegitimizing it. I'm learning to just listen sometimes: to consider that the speaker has a platform for a reason (f-architecture is certainly doing stuff), and maybe I should listen *without commenting* and try to figure out why what they're saying makes me uncomfortable and examine what long-held beliefs I have t...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150002387/frank-gehry-to-design-new-krakow-academy-of-music-complex Frank Gehry to design new Krakow Academy of Music complex Justine Testado 2017-04-11T12:51:00-04:00 >2017-04-11T12:51:09-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4m/4mykzbea9lzny6ki.jpg" width="650" height="384" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The Krakow Academy of Music recently announced <a href="http://archinect.com/gehry" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gehry Partners</a> as the winner of a competition to design the school's new complex of educational facilities and main concert hall, which will be built on a former military site in the southern part of Krakow's Grzego&#769;rzki district.</p><p>When the Krakow Academy of Music, a Polish higher-ed institution, launched the two-stage competition last year, they sought a &ldquo;lively&rdquo; design that presented the most fitting architectural, functional, and acoustic solutions.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/sp/spu3iqmmighk1feu.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/zw/zw0zu0lvatxmtjtx.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4m/4mykzbea9lzny6ki.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/xp/xpbo7hbiewv4h5in.jpg"><br><em>Images via afasiaarchzine.com.</em></p><p>The initial renderings depict a campus of silver cubic buildings with slightly skewed edges, and it looks pretty typical of the Gehry brand to anyone already familiar with his work. In explaining their decision, the jury noted how the winning proposal has &ldquo;good integration&rdquo; with the site and realizes its full potential, allowing room for future developments. &ldquo;The composition of the designed buildings of the Academy is created with a complex of pavilions respectf...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150002483/milton-curry-named-usc-s-new-dean-of-the-school-of-architecture Milton Curry named USC's new Dean of the School of Architecture Julia Ingalls 2017-04-11T12:28:00-04:00 >2017-04-11T12:28:15-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/9w/9wngpinct4p93crv.jpg" width="600" height="337" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>After serving two influential five-year terms, USC's&nbsp;<a href="http://Curry%20arrives%20from%20the%20University%20of%20Michigan%20Taubman%20College%20of%20Architecture%20and%20Urban%20Planning,%20where%20he%20is%20associate%20dean%20for%20academic%20affairs%20and%20strategic%20initiatives.%20He%20was%20chosen%20for%20the%20post%20at%20USC%20based%20upon%20his%20expertise%20%E2%80%9Cat%20the%20forefront%20of%20disciplinary%20areas%20on%20race,%20architecture%20and%20urbanism%20that%20engages%20cultural%20theory%20and%20humanities%20research,%E2%80%9D%20the%20announcement%20said.%20%20Curry%20founded%20the%20CriticalProductive%20Journal,%20which%20examined%20scholarship%20and%20creative%20pursuits%20in%20architecture,%20urbanism%20and%20cultural%20theory.%20He%20also%20co-founded%20Appendix%20Journal%20in%20the%20early%201990s,%20which%20helped%20to%20catalyze%20debate%20on%20architecture%20and%20race,%20among%20other%20subjects." rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Qingyun Ma</a> will remain on the faculty but step down as the Dean of The School of Architecture on July 1st, when he will be replaced by Milton Curry. According to the L.A. Times:</p><p><em>Curry arrives from the University of Michigan&nbsp;Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, where he is associate dean for academic affairs and strategic initiatives. He was chosen for the post at USC based upon his expertise &ldquo;at the forefront of disciplinary areas on race, architecture and urbanism that engages cultural theory and humanities research,&rdquo; the announcement said.</em></p><p><em>Curry founded the CriticalProductive Journal, which examined scholarship and creative pursuits in architecture, urbanism and cultural theory. He also co-founded Appendix Journal in the early 1990s, which helped to catalyze debate on architecture and race, among other subjects.</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150002487/new-york-becomes-the-first-state-to-make-college-tuition-free New York becomes the first state to make college tuition-free Nicholas Korody 2017-04-11T12:16:00-04:00 >2017-04-11T12:17:22-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/la/lay4m3m4n3a50jyl.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In a historic move, New York has become the first state to make tuition free at four-year public colleges. A measure introduced by Governor Cuomo in January, the legislation was approved by lawmakers this weekend. Middle-class families could save up to $25,880 for a four-year degree at a State University or City University of New York.</p><p>The scholarship, dubbed the Excelsior Scholarship, is available for undergraduates enrolled at a SUNY or CUNY school whose families earn less than $100,000 per year. Each year until 2019, the income cap will lift until it reaches $125,000.&nbsp;</p><p>The scholarship covers the full cost of tuition, currently $6,470 per year at four-year schools and $4,350 at community colleges. It doesn&rsquo;t cover fees and other expenses, like the costs of books or room and board. That being said, the budget for the bill includes $8 million to help students gain access to educational resources like e-books.</p><p>In order to stay on the scholarship, students have to maintain the GPA necess...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150002374/apply-now-for-the-aa-athens-visiting-school-symmetry-sentience-workshop Apply now for the AA Athens Visiting School: Symmetry Sentience workshop Sponsor 2017-04-11T06:00:00-04:00 >2017-04-11T13:04:51-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/5c/5c6es5ts0o646ppk.jpg" width="650" height="919" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://ai.aaschool.ac.uk/athens/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AA Athens Visiting School</a>.</strong></em><br>&nbsp;<p><em>Symmetry Sentience</em><br>Monday 12 - Thursday 22 June 2017</p><p>Our world has been enriched by numerous interactive means that connect us across the different continents. These amplifications take place through various media that in turn estrange people from their surroundings. Our built environment continues to evolve, into an interconnected hyperspace where architecture can be fluid, flexible and vivid. In 2017, AA Athens Visiting School, will address architectural themes involving active engagement and participatory design through prototypes that are characterized by action.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/il/iljgf3019h29wqas.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/v3/v3iw29audy8rcxym.jpg"></p><p>Action-designed structures enabled by technology today, begin to timidly move beyond the utopian proposals of the 20th century&rsquo;s manifestos and hold a place in the world of realized designs. The AA Athens Visiting School incorporates in the design process, materials and scientific devices as vital parts of the end-creations. The research aims at bringing closer the ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150002383/apply-now-for-the-aa-istanbul-visiting-school-robotic-mediations-workshop Apply now for the AA Istanbul Visiting School: Robotic Mediations workshop Sponsor 2017-04-11T04:00:00-04:00 >2017-04-11T12:12:53-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/9m/9meqxpb6uawhp4uy.jpg" width="650" height="919" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://ai.aaschool.ac.uk/istanbul/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AA Istanbul Visiting School</a>.</strong></em><br>&nbsp;<p><em>Robotic Mediations</em><br>Wednesday 28 June &ndash; Friday 7 July 2017</p><p>AA Istanbul Visiting School, in collaboration with Istanbul Bilgi University, is a unique learning and making experience. The programme continues to build on its expertise on generative design methodologies and large-scale prototyping techniques from previous years, while bringing together a range of experts from internationally acclaimed academic institutions and practices, Architectural Association, Zaha Hadid Architects, among others.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ow/ow06ytmi36676j4j.jpg"></p><p>AA Istanbul Visiting School will investigate the inherent associations between form, material, and structure through the rigorous implementation of innovative design and fabrication techniques. Computational methods for design, analysis, and fabrication will be coupled with physical experimentation, fostering &lsquo;learning-by-experimentation&rsquo; in an active collaborative studio environment. Throughout the design and fabrication processes, th...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150001526/meet-dr-sumaya-bint-sulaiman-al-sulaiman-saudi-arabia-s-first-female-dean-of-a-design-college Meet Dr. Sumaya Bint Sulaiman Al Sulaiman, Saudi Arabia's first female dean of a design college Justine Testado 2017-04-05T14:30:00-04:00 >2017-04-05T14:57:30-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/gc/gck3eaqbmhk13se3.jpg" width="650" height="434" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Dr Sumaya Bint Sulaiman Al Sulaiman has become the first woman in Saudi Arabia to be appointed dean of a design college. Al Sulaiman now heads the College of Design at the Imam Abdul Rahman Bin Faysal University ...the highest administrative position for a Saudi woman at a public college or university was vice-dean, except at Princess Nourah Bint Abdul Rahman University, an exclusively for women university in the capital Riyadh.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Dr. Al Sulaiman's appointment at the University of Dammam College of Design last month is one of two groundbreaking university dean appointments in Saudi Arabia. She was appointed days after&nbsp;Dr. Dalal Namnaqani, who became the first woman to become dean at the&nbsp;Taif University College of Medicine.</p><p>Al Sulaiman has a Ph.D. in architecture from the University of Newcastle (UK), a master's in architecture from King Faisal University, and has executive certificates in management, leadership, strategy and innovation from the <a href="http://archinect.com/mitarchitecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Massachusetts Institute of Technology</a>.&nbsp;Before becoming dean of&nbsp;the University of Dammam's design college, she was the Vice Dean for Quality, Development and Academic Accreditation and Chair of the Graphic Design and Multimedia program.</p><p>Al Sulaiman was the&nbsp;<a href="http://ibk.mit.edu/past-fellows/dr-sumayah-al-solaiman" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">recipient of the Ibn Khaldun Fellowship</a>&nbsp;at MIT in 2013-14. &ldquo;Her research interests include areas of intersection between architecture and politics such as the mediation of power in space and place; ideologies and nation...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150001360/thom-mayne-to-serve-as-critic-at-large-at-pratt-graduate-school Thom Mayne to serve as Critic-at-Large at Pratt Graduate School Nicholas Korody 2017-04-04T17:45:00-04:00 >2017-04-04T17:46:56-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/tp/tph3zy2uafvopwil.jpg" width="650" height="660" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>According to a newly released <a href="https://www.pratt.edu/news/view/renowned-architect-thom-mayne-named-graduate-architecture-and-urban-designs" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">press statement,</a> Pritzker Prize-winning architect Thom Mayne has been named the first &ldquo;Critic at Large&rdquo; at Pratt Institute&rsquo;s Graduate Architecture and Urban Design program (GAUD). The position was created &ldquo;to expand discourse across the GAUD curriculum and build connections between the pedagogical and professional aspects of the program.&rdquo;</p><p>Mayne is expected to work directly with students from each year and each program on projects on &ldquo;several key days&rdquo;. The press release states that these days will manifest as both intimate, one-on-one discussions and public events.</p><p>In honor of the appointment, Mayne will deliver a lecture on Thursday, April 13 at 6 PM, reflecting on his work as a pedagogue and architect.&nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150001028/get-lectured-east-la-college-spring-17 Get Lectured: East LA College, Spring '17 Justine Testado 2017-04-03T13:42:00-04:00 >2017-04-03T13:45:50-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/z7/z7z6t398sgtooy7x.jpg" width="650" height="841" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/871644/2017-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter &amp; Spring 2017</strong></a></p><p>Archinect's&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/336082/get-lectured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a>&nbsp;is back in session for Winter and Spring 2017.<em>&nbsp;Get Lectured&nbsp;</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. Mark those calendars!</p><p><strong><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to&nbsp;</em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></strong></p><p>Offering 50 courses to an average of 300 students per semester, the&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/15474190/east-los-angeles-college" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">East Los Angeles College</a>&nbsp;has the only separate Department of Architecture in the Los Angeles Community College District.&nbsp;Don't miss their Spring '17 lecture series, which kicks off later this month.</p><p><strong>Apr 21</strong><br>Rene Peralta / <a href="http://generica.com.mx/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Generica</a></p><p><strong>Apr 28</strong><br>Irma Ramirez / Professor, <a href="http://archinect.com/CalPolyPomona" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Cal Poly Pomona</a></p><p><strong>May 12</strong><br>Heather Flood / <a href="http://f-lab.squarespace.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">F-LAB</a></p><p>Learn more about ELAC Architecture <a href="http://elarchitecture.weebly.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p><p>Check out previous posters on the Get Lectured&nbsp;<a href="http://www.pinterest.com/archinect/get-lectured/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pinterest</a>&nbsp;page!&nbsp;</p><p><strong><em>Want another way to share yo...</em></strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150000493/get-lectured-mit-architecture-spring-17 Get Lectured: MIT Architecture, Spring '17 Justine Testado 2017-03-31T09:00:00-04:00 >2017-03-30T21:14:13-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/2i/2im48k9xv2p3jw55.jpg" width="615" height="923" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/871644/2017-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter &amp; Spring 2017</strong></a></p><p>Archinect's&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/336082/get-lectured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a>&nbsp;is back in session for Winter and Spring 2017.<em>&nbsp;Get Lectured&nbsp;</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. Mark those calendars!</p><p><strong><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to&nbsp;</em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></strong></p><p>See what lecture events the&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/mitarchitecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Massachusetts Institute of Technology</a>&nbsp;Department of Architecture has in store for Spring '17. Listed below is a selection of upcoming events.</p><p>Except as noted, lectures are at 6:00 p.m. in Room 7-429: 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA</p><p><strong>Apr 3</strong><br>Pascale Menoret<br>&ldquo;Graveyard of the Clerics: Islamic Activism in Saudi Suburbia&rdquo;</p><p><strong>Apr 5</strong><br>Gregg Mitman<br>&ldquo;Parasites of Capital:Tales of Ecology, Disease and Landscape in a Neoliberal Age&rdquo;</p><p><strong>Apr 6</strong><br>MIT Architecture Open House Lecture</p><p><strong>Apr 10</strong><br>Azra Aks...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150000085/editor-s-picks-466 Editor's Picks #466 Nam Henderson 2017-03-29T14:59:00-04:00 >2017-03-29T14:59:12-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/9m/9muulufq3tm03lkg.jpg" width="650" height="383" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong>WBYA?</strong> is a coalition of architects, activists, scholars, and educators that tackle the pressing question: who builds your architecture? Check out their <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/149997468/who-builds-your-architecture-a-critical-field-guide" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Critical Field Guide</a>...</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/n0/n0mnysngjxz6kney.jpg"></p><p>Plus, for the latest edition of <strong>Dean's List</strong>: <a href="http://archinect.com/nicholaskorody" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Nicholas Korody</a>&nbsp;spoke with <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/149998432/dean-s-list-qingyun-ma-of-the-university-of-southern-california" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Qingyun Ma</a>, of the University of Southern California. <a href="http://archinect.com/orhan" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Orhan Ayy&uuml;ce </a>felt them "<em>Wise words&hellip;</em>"&nbsp;while <strong>Thayer-D</strong> was intrigued "<em>I don't think I've ever heard a dean call for beauty so unequivocally...would this prioritization over-ride your call for social impact of building and also advancements of technology?</em>"</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4s/4sbiq2097onvy37y.jpg"></p><p><strong>News</strong><br><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/DOMODesigns?src=hash" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">DOMO Studio was roundly criticized</a>&nbsp;for it&rsquo;s "<em>softer, gentler</em>" (aka "<em>the Bushwick of xenophobic nationalism</em>") for the Trump, Mexican border wall. <strong>Olaf Design Ninja_</strong> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149996309/these-architects-actually-proposed-building-the-border-wall-with-shipping-containers-and-micro-housing-units" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">opined</a>&nbsp;"<em>this is a poorly thought-out knock-off of age old ideas that were far more refined then this joke. &nbsp;It's a joke architecturally without considering the politics behind it.</em>"</p><p>In a bit of <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149996596/the-frank-lloyd-wright-school-of-architecture-to-remain-accredited" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">good news</a>, after years of uncertainty, the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149999167/st-louis-segregation-and-how-history-shapes-the-urban-landscape St. Louis, segregation and how history shapes the urban landscape Liam Otten 2017-03-24T20:32:00-04:00 >2017-04-03T11:54:29-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/j9/j904o3pabmxd22e8.jpg" width="650" height="432" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Segregation is no accident.</p><p>Nearly five decades after the Fair Housing Act of 1968, American cities remain racially, culturally, spatially and economically divided. Entrenched conditions and persistent biases undermine the policies and priorities that would heal lingering wounds.</p><p>So argues&nbsp;<a href="http://samfoxschool.wustl.edu/portfolios/faculty/catalina_freixas" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Catalina Freixas</a>, assistant professor of architecture in the Sam Fox School of Design &amp; Visual Arts. Last semester, Freixas and&nbsp;<a href="http://www.hssu.edu/profiles_full.cfm?prflID=114" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mark Abbott</a>, professor of history and director of the Center for Neighborhood Development at Harris-Stowe State University, launched &ldquo;Segregation by Design.&rdquo;&nbsp; Developed as part of&nbsp;<a href="http://cenhum.artsci.wustl.edu/Divided-City-Initiative" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Divided City</a>&nbsp;initiative, their class &mdash; which will be offered again next fall &mdash; explores both the historic roots and present-day reality of urban separation.</p><p>In this Q&amp;A, Freixas discusses St. Louis, segregation and the hidden histories that shape our urban landscape.</p><p><strong>You&rsquo;re from Argentina but joined the Sam Fox School faculty in 2004. What drew you to the topic of American segregation?</strong></p><p>My researc...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149999304/get-lectured-cal-poly-la-metro-17 Get Lectured: Cal Poly LA Metro '17 Justine Testado 2017-03-24T14:27:00-04:00 >2017-03-24T14:27:55-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/g4/g4feeb4mbmtlsytb.jpg" width="600" height="1006" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/871644/2017-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter &amp; Spring 2017</strong></a></p><p>Archinect's&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/336082/get-lectured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a>&nbsp;is back in session for Spring 2017.<em>&nbsp;Get Lectured&nbsp;</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. Mark those calendars!</p><p><strong><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to&nbsp;</em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></strong></p><p>See what lecture events are coming up in the 2017 Los Angeles Metropolitan Program in Architecture and Urban Design, an off-campus multidisciplinary program of&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/2668666/california-polytechnic-state-university-san-luis-obispo" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Cal Poly San Luis Obispo</a>. This year's poster design was inspired by the lecture series' &ldquo;dissimulation&rdquo; theme.</p><p><strong>Apr 4</strong><br>Herwig Baumgartner + Scott Uriu / B+U Architects</p><p><strong>Apr 8</strong><br>Paul Lewis / Lewis.Tsurumaki.Lewis Architects<br>lecture, exhibition, book signing of Manual of Section</p><p><strong>Apr 13</strong><br>Elastic Architecture Definitions Series: &ldquo;Resilience&rdquo;<br>Beatriz Colomina, Mark Li...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149998599/get-lectured-risd-spring-17 Get Lectured: RISD, Spring '17 Justine Testado 2017-03-21T13:34:00-04:00 >2017-03-21T13:34:46-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/98/98udv1u5l19lfad0.jpg" width="650" height="975" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/871644/2017-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter &amp; Spring 2017</strong></a></p><p>Archinect's&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/336082/get-lectured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a>&nbsp;is back in session for Spring 2017.<em>&nbsp;Get Lectured&nbsp;</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. Mark those calendars!</p><p><strong><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to&nbsp;</em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></strong></p><p>Check out the Spring '17 lecture series at the <a href="http://archinect.com/risd" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rhode Island School of Design, Department of Architecture</a>.</p><p><strong>Feb 23</strong>, 6:30 PM<br><strong>Brett Schneider</strong> / Guy Nordenson and Associates &amp; RISD Architecture</p><p><strong>Feb 27</strong>, 6:30 PM<br>&#8203;<strong>Jeanette Kuo</strong> /&nbsp;Karamuk*Kuo</p><p><strong>Mar 2</strong>, 6:30 PM at RISD Auditorium<br><strong>Petra Blaisse </strong>/ Inside Outside, Hosted with INTAR, Textiles, RISD Museum</p><p><strong>Mar 13</strong>, 6:30 PM<br><strong>Allan Wexler</strong> / Allan Wexler Studio, Hosted with ID</p><p><strong>Mar 16</strong>, 6:30 PM<br><strong>Jarrett Walker</strong> / Jarrett Walker + Associates</p><p><strong>April 3,</strong> 6:30 PM<br><strong>Kunle Adeyemi</strong> / NL&Eacute;</p><p><strong>April 24</strong>, 6:30 PM<br><strong>Na...</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149997397/sn-hetta-releases-new-images-of-its-graduate-hotel-for-the-cornell-tech-campus-on-roosevelt-island Snøhetta releases new images of its Graduate Hotel for the Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island Nicholas Korody 2017-03-15T12:26:00-04:00 >2017-03-16T07:14:46-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ch/ch66dii0lfe3oxlt.jpg" width="650" height="455" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Cornell Tech has unveiled new details about its planned Graduate Hotel on its new Roosevelt Island campus. Developed by AJ Capital Partners, the hotel will offer 196 rooms alongside a restaurant, rooftop bar, and 5,200 square feet of flexible event space.</p><p>The hotel, which is designed by Sn&oslash;hetta, will feature a &ldquo;comfortable residential aesthetic&rdquo; in line with its projected clientele&mdash;the families of students and visiting faculty. It will be located at the center of campus. The hotel is slated to open in 2019, while the rest of the three-phase campus masterplan isn&rsquo;t expected to finish development until the early 2040&rsquo;s.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/xh/xhbx57fpmv8xp9f4.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/z6/z6p8qwp18x5lix3n.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/a5/a5gtbij0sf0ax53w.jpg"></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149997216/get-lectured-university-of-kentucky-spring-17 Get Lectured: University of Kentucky, Spring '17 Justine Testado 2017-03-14T19:20:00-04:00 >2017-03-14T19:20:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/lh/lhr8y7cmwm366bx6.jpg" width="650" height="1021" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/871644/2017-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter &amp; Spring 2017</strong></a></p><p>Archinect's&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/336082/get-lectured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a>&nbsp;is back in session for Spring 2017.<em>&nbsp;Get Lectured&nbsp;</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. Mark those calendars!</p><p><strong><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to&nbsp;</em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></strong></p><p>Here's a look at the Spring '17 lecture series at the <a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/11064/university-of-kentucky" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">University of Kentucky College of Design</a> in Lexington.</p><p><strong>Jan 21</strong><br>Dwayne Oyler</p><p><strong>Jan 28-Apr 23</strong><br>Exhibition: Mike McKay / Art Museum at UK</p><p><strong>Feb 2</strong><br>Marlon Blackwell</p><p><strong>Feb 13</strong><br>Phillippe Chavance, Ou Ning &amp; Eric Reece&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Feb 17-18</strong><br>Keely Colcleugh &amp; Nathan Capaccio</p><p><strong>Feb 24-25</strong><br>Satoru Sugihara</p><p><strong>Mar 6</strong><br>Tobias Armbost</p><p><strong>Mar 31</strong><br>Historic Preservation Symposium: &ldquo;Conflict, Violence &amp; Preservation&rdquo;</p><p><strong>Apr 7</strong><br>Winka Dubbeldam</p><p>For times and locations, click <a href="http://design.uky.edu/news-events/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.&nbsp;Visit&nbsp;<a href="http://design.uky.edu" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">design.uky.edu</a>&nbsp;for other info.</p><p>Check out p...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149996914/uva-school-of-architecture-selects-bradley-cantrell-as-chair-of-landscape-architecture UVA School of Architecture Selects Bradley Cantrell as Chair of Landscape Architecture CallyBryant 2017-03-13T13:08:00-04:00 >2017-03-13T13:17:14-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/cx/cxfh9yk2zi1ccizv.jpg" width="650" height="446" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The University of Virginia School of Architecture has appointed Bradley Cantrell as the new chair of Landscape Architecture.&nbsp; Currently an associate professor of landscape architectural technology and director of the Master in Landscape Architecture degree program at Harvard University&rsquo;s Graduate School of Design, Cantrell will assume the role June 25, 2017.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/3n/3necwzhbc4kj9h5n.jpg"></p><p>Cantrell comes to the University with a rich background in environmental and ecological design and its relationship to emerging technologies. His research investigates the role of digital media and computation in directing an environmental design process that operates as living model of landscape.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/qt/qt3k4oh5sn9942fn.jpg"></p><p>Cantrell proposes &ldquo;synthetic ecologies&rdquo;&mdash;infrastructure innovations that use the complexity already in nature to inform data-driven processes and environmental decisions, from river spillways to pollution remediation.&nbsp; &ldquo;Brad&rsquo;s research rethinks the relationship of landscape design to material and ecological systems through the use of comp...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149996834/editor-s-picks-465 Editor's Picks #465 Nam Henderson 2017-03-13T11:51:00-04:00 >2017-03-14T10:31:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ra/ra5i5wtzhjjbtfa5.jpg" width="650" height="383" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/nicholaskorody" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Nicholas Korody</a>&nbsp;profiled an on-going project '<a href="http://http://archinect.com/features/article/149994216/decoding-gender-discrimination-in-design-with-qspace" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Coded Plumbing</a>', by <a href="http://qspacearch.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">QSPACE</a>, a "<em>queer architecture research organization</em>"&nbsp;which "<em>juxtaposes the language of these bills with the language of building codes, plumbing codes and best-practice standards, finding that design regulations parallel the binarism of these laws and ordinances&mdash;in other words, the assertion of strictly two, distinct and opposite gender identities. In the process, design enforces and materializes this binary in space, creating environments that are hostile to, or potentially unsafe for, certain bodies...The exhibitions engage the way gender norms are structured into seemingly apolitical building codes.</em>"</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/wy/wy2dhk08h9nj94o3.jpg"><strong>Non Sequitur</strong> noted <em>"I have a very large project for a very large client and they specifically asked for only toilet stalls... no urinals anywhere in the project. So, just walk into whatever room and all you see is 8 identical stall doors. Pick one and do your thing. Still have to label them M &amp; F for permit, but that's ...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149996596/the-frank-lloyd-wright-school-of-architecture-to-remain-accredited The Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture to remain accredited Nicholas Korody 2017-03-10T18:00:00-05:00 >2017-03-10T18:00:57-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/xb/xb7xxjftq51fvyc1.jpg" width="650" height="488" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>After years of uncertainty, the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture has had an application approved that will enable it to remain accredited. Previously, the school&rsquo;s accreditation was <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/120040339/let-s-be-frank-archinect-sessions-episode-15-with-aaron-betsky-taliesin-s-new-dean" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">threatened</a> because it wasn&rsquo;t operating independently of its sponsoring organization, the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation. The application that was approved enables the school to separate itself from the Foundation while still using its facilities.</p><p>Last year, when the school attempted a similar application, officials found that they did not provide sufficient evidence that they would be able to meet several standards, such as maintaining a staff capable of running high-quality programs.</p><p>Part of the new plan entails that the school and foundation will collaborate on founding a K-12 program. The foundation will also expand its STEM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) programming.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149996027/qs-releases-2016-international-architecture-school-rankings QS releases 2016 international architecture school rankings Nicholas Korody 2017-03-08T12:37:00-05:00 >2017-03-08T13:35:22-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ye/yeexvyp5hi2oi63x.jpg" width="650" height="488" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Every year, a host of lists emerge ranking architecture schools around the world. For some, they serve as a useful guide to choosing where to pursue their studies. For others, the lists are subjective and have little real value.</p><p>QS World University Rankings has just released its 2016 rankings for studies in architecture and the built environment, based on &ldquo;academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact.&rdquo; You can check out the full methodology for selecting the schools here.</p><p>The top schools for studies in architecture and the built environment, according to QS, are:</p><ol><li><a href="http://archinect.com/mitarchitecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MIT</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/299/university-college-london-ucl" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">UCL</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/UCBerkeley" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">UC Berkeley</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/343/delft-university-of-technology" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Delft University of Technology</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/harvard" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Harvard</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/cambridge" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">University of Cambridge</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/ethz" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ETH Z&uuml;rich</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/14275323/tsinghua-university" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tsinghua University</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/60375/national-university-of-singapore" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">National University of Singapore</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/22150860/the-manchester-school-of-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Manchester School of Architecture</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/1878/the-university-of-hong-kong" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The University of Hong Kong</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/columbiagsapp" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Columbia University</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/28188564/university-of-tokyo-g30-architecture-and-urbanism" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The University of Tokyo</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/ucla" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">UCLA</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/5012532/politecnico-di-milano" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Politecnico di Milano</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/42546672/the-hong-kong-polytechnic-university" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Hong Kong Polytechnic University</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/1910514/the-university-of-sydney" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The University of Sydney</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/3322347/the-university-of-melbourne" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The University of Melbourne</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/unsw" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The University of New South Wales</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/1544387/cornell-university" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Cornell</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/14027592/cole-polytechnique-f-d-rale-de-lausanne-epfl" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ecole Polytechnique F&eacute;...</a></li></ol> http://archinect.com/news/article/149995159/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-student-work-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Student Work" Pinterest Board Archinect 2017-03-03T16:05:00-05:00 >2017-03-03T16:06:02-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/9i/9ij7jfqsb5ozoe6f.jpg" width="650" height="501" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding student projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People </a>profiles.</p><p>(<strong>Tip:</strong> use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/student-work/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Student Work</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/2p/2ptb36e6obx7f5ig.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/samberk/project/tributary-traveler" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tributary Traveler</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/samberk" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Samuel Berk</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/qu/quyve3r26oief422.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/jamesbergstrom/project/new-museum-sf" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">New Museum SF</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/jamesbergstrom" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">James Bergstrom</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/pq/pqbo4x6m0gwqrvlu.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/begumbaysun/project/strong-form-weak-matter" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Strong Form, Weak Matter</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/begumbaysun" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Begum Baysun</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/43/43zbr7p985pwpgxb.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/marcmaxey/project/owning-up-to-architecture-materials-mortgages-and-the-agency-of-financial-instruments" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Owning Up To Architecture: Materials, Mortgages, and the Agency of Financial Instruments</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/marcmaxey" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Marc Maxey</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/gr/grnb5ayol7g3e2vc.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/18712076/trans-border-thesis/20118747" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Trans Border Thesis</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/18712076/jonathan-golli" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jonathan Golli</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/q5/q5zyz0jmakibyrnc.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/soper/project/ban-dai-toy-fair-booth" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ban Dai Toy Fair Booth</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/soper" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Andrew Soper</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/p9/p949j49g2gftr3ma.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/79069785/fissure-park/79077844" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fissure Park</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/79069785/michael-licht" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Michael Licht</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/2r/2rdcxflnhp34n86a.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/duane/project/pcc-arch-14-summer-2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architecture 14, Materials and Processes of Construction</a> by Pasadena City College Arch. 14 Summer 2016 class; Instructors: <a href="http://archinect.com/duane" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Duane McLemore</a>, Leo Acevedo, Airene Dizon, Humberto Cruz, David Sierra</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/51/51efzpw6b0wde9io.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/gvillalobos02/project/the-hollow" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Hollow</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/gvillalobos02" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gilberto Villalobos II</a></p><p>(Cover pic: <a href="http://archinect.com/brandondrum/project/thesis-mapping-thresholds" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Thesis | Mapping Thresholds</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/brandondrum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Brandon Drum</a>)</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Click <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/117299/archinect-pinterest" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a> to ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149994697/get-lectured-mit-city-design-development-group-spring-17 Get Lectured: MIT City Design & Development Group, Spring '17 Justine Testado 2017-03-01T15:39:00-05:00 >2017-03-30T20:32:15-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/2z/2zeyrvasdz7my696.jpg" width="650" height="975" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/871644/2017-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter &amp; Spring 2017</strong></a></p><p>Archinect's&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/336082/get-lectured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a>&nbsp;is back in session for Winter and Spring 2017.<em>&nbsp;Get Lectured&nbsp;</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. Mark those calendars!</p><p><strong><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to&nbsp;</em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></strong></p><p>Don't miss these Spring '17 City Design &amp; Development Group&nbsp;lecture events from the&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/mitarchitecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Massachusetts Institute of Technology</a>&nbsp;Departments of Architecture and Urban Studies and Planning. Listed below are upcoming events.</p><p><strong>Mar 1<br>Sandro Maripellero + Linda Pollak</strong><br>Wednesday Designing Practice Series<br>at Room 10-485,&nbsp;12:30-2 pm</p><p><strong>Mar 7<br>Camilo Jose Vergara</strong><br>Book Talk: Tracking Time &amp; Detroit is No Dry Bones<br>at City Arena, 9-255, 12:30-2 pm</p><p><strong>Mar 15<br>Margarita Jover</strong><br>Wednesday Designing Practice Series<br>at Long Lounge, 7-429, 6...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149994153/explore-diverse-processes-of-community-development-at-the-arts-university-bournemouth Explore diverse processes of community development at the Arts University Bournemouth Sponsor 2017-03-01T04:00:00-05:00 >2017-02-28T12:14:49-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/o7/o7wo6vjwbdpaqp3b.jpg" width="650" height="325" border="0" title="" alt="" /><a href="https://aub.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate/march-masters-of-architecture/?utm_source=adverts&amp;utm_campaign=MARCH&amp;utm_content=Archinect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/rz/rzoxsy89clz3vjpf.png"></a><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="https://aub.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate/march-masters-of-architecture/?utm_source=adverts&amp;utm_campaign=MARCH&amp;utm_content=Archinect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Arts University Bournemouth</a>.</strong></em><br>&nbsp;<p>The MArch at AUB explores the possibilities of new architectural practices that make, innovate and collaborate,&nbsp;exploring diverse processes of community development and transformation.</p><p>Book onto our&nbsp;<a href="https://aub.ac.uk/news/industry-news/postgraduate-open-day/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Postgraduate&nbsp;Open Day on 15th March 2017</a>&nbsp;to find out more.</p><p>The &ldquo;construction&rdquo; of the &ldquo;sites&rdquo; of our interventions in the public sphere includes involvement with other institutions, governmental agencies and other actors at a local, regional, national, and global level.&nbsp;</p><p>Where are the options?&nbsp;What is at stake?&nbsp;Are there really options?&nbsp;How should we choose? At the centre of the investigation is the body: architectural, institutional, corporeal; and the landscape: ecological,&nbsp;contextual, natural and man-made.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ok/oknjiash84afm5l3.jpg"></p><p>The MArch at AUB program is for you if you are looking for something different and fresh in your route to becoming an architect in a changing world.</p><p>The MArch at AUB &nbsp;aims to produce: performative, projective enablers and archite...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149994430/get-lectured-university-at-buffalo-spring-17 Get Lectured: University at Buffalo, Spring '17 Justine Testado 2017-02-28T20:55:00-05:00 >2017-02-28T20:55:12-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/a7/a77o96d6kihddewj.jpg" width="650" height="919" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/871644/2017-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter &amp; Spring 2017</strong></a></p><p>Archinect's&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/336082/get-lectured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a>&nbsp;is back in session for Winter and Spring 2017.<em>&nbsp;Get Lectured&nbsp;</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. Mark those calendars!</p><p><strong><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to&nbsp;</em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></strong></p><p>Don't miss out on these upcoming Spring '17 lecture events at the <a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/12906389/university-at-buffalo" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning</a>.</p><p><strong>Mar 1<br>Jose Bruguera</strong> / Partner, Pei Cobb Freed &amp; Partners<br>6PM</p><p><strong>Mar 8<br>Playspace</strong><br>Joy Kuebler RLA, ASLA / Joy Kuebler Landscape Architect, PC<br>Jen Maigret / University of Michigan, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, MAde Studio<br>Trevor Smith / Peabody Essex Museum, Curator of the Present Tense Susan G. Solomon / Curatorial Resources &amp; Research, architectural historian, a...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149994532/nyc-s-squatters-get-their-own-graphic-novel-historic-documentation NYC's squatters get their own graphic novel/historic documentation Julia Ingalls 2017-02-28T19:59:00-05:00 >2017-02-28T20:27:35-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/nc/ncqi262i2tc2fch3.jpg" width="650" height="411" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Amy Starecheski, oral historian, former squatter, and author of the recent book, Ours to Lose: When Squatters Become Homeowners in New York City, gathered a group who have been documenting the squatting movement from multiple perspectives, from firsthand experience to generational remove. Below, Amy guides us through some of the documents they have gathered and created: a graphic novel, a sketchbook with instructions for DIY electrical wiring, interviews, and installations...</p></em><br /><br /><p>Thanks to Amy Starecheski, the documentation of the gritty romance of squatting in city-abandoned NYC buildings in the 1980s and 1990s can now be perused, graphic-novel style:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/6r/6rjjt5eb7dikpot6.jpg"></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149994142/get-lectured-kent-state-university-spring-17 Get Lectured: Kent State University, Spring '17 Justine Testado 2017-02-27T15:05:00-05:00 >2017-02-27T15:05:43-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/7v/7vbo1mmgt4nvcqpq.jpg" width="650" height="867" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/871644/2017-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter &amp; Spring 2017</strong></a></p><p>Archinect's&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/336082/get-lectured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a>&nbsp;is back in session for Winter and Spring 2017.<em>&nbsp;Get Lectured&nbsp;</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. Mark those calendars!</p><p><strong><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to&nbsp;</em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></strong></p><p>Don't miss these upcoming lecture events at the <a href="http://archinect.com/CAED" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kent State University</a>&nbsp;College of Architecture and Environmental Design (CAED).</p><p><strong>Jan 18-Apr 26</strong><br><strong>Film Series: Southern California Modernism(s)</strong><br>Wednesdays, 8 pm at Cene Lecture Hall<br>Films by Michelangelo Antonioni, Reyner Banham, Joel and Ethan Coen, Charles and Ray Eames, Tom Ford, David Lynch, Ridley Scott, Quentin Tarantino, and Wim Wenders</p><p><strong>Feb 27</strong><br><strong>Cheryl Durst</strong> / Executive Vice Presidenn and CEO, International Interior Design Association<br>&ldquo;The Future of Desig...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149994098/michelle-addington-to-serve-as-the-dean-of-the-school-of-architecture-at-the-university-of-texas-at-austin Michelle Addington to serve as the dean of the School of Architecture at the University of Texas at Austin Nicholas Korody 2017-02-27T12:39:00-05:00 >2017-02-27T13:03:56-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/8f/8f3z45hioxocat8j.jpg" width="650" height="381" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The University of Texas at Austin has announced that Michelle Addington will serve as the next dean of the School of Architecture. Arriving from Yale School of Architecture, where she held the title of the Hines Professor of Sustainable Design, Addington will start her deanship on July 1, holding the Henry M. Rockwell Chair in Architecture.</p><p>Addington was educated as both an engineer and an architect and has previously taught at Harvard University. Additionally, she worked previously at NASA&rsquo;s Goddard Space Flight Center as well as an engineer and manager at DuPont. She replaces Elizabeth Danze, who served as interim dean since July 2016.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/67/67xu1ji0lb29pz8i.jpg"></p><p>&ldquo;Michelle is an intellectual visionary and understands the critical and evolving role of design, architecture and planning. The interdisciplinary perspective she brings from academia and her professional career is unique,&rdquo; states Maurie McInnis, executive vice president and provost, in the press announcement. &ldquo;I am thrilled to have her join us and lea...</p>