Archinect - News 2016-09-26T09:59:27-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149956241/arcsoc-university-of-cambridge-summer-exhibition ArcSoc (University of Cambridge) Summer Exhibition Anna Jenkin 2016-07-07T01:36:00-04:00 >2016-07-17T14:28:22-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jo/jou3u3zs6art40m9.jpg" width="514" height="731" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong><em>The University of Cambridge Department of Architecture (ArcSoc) is proud to host their annual exhibition at the Bargehouse (SE1 9PH) from the 14th-17th July (Press preview, 6pm, Thursday 14th July). The Summer Show is the culmination of a year&rsquo;s design work in the studios and is entirely student curated, designed and run. From the initial explorations of first years to the final schemes of their graduates, the ethos of their work is grounded in context and collaboration across the school.</em></strong></p><p>The exhibition will run until the 17th July, including&nbsp;lectures from alumni and on the 16th July, prospective students will be invited to attend talks by current students and studio tutors. Alongside the drawings and models, there will be pavilions and extracurricular artwork to showcase our students&rsquo; many talents.</p><p>ArcSoc is an entirely student-run society. We raise funds for the exhibition by hosting a variety of events in Cambridge throughout the year, from drawing classes that support the universi...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/145590405/university-of-kansas-alumnus-launches-architecture-scholarship-for-students-from-rural-areas University of Kansas alumnus launches architecture scholarship for students from rural areas Justine Testado 2016-01-12T17:51:00-05:00 >2016-01-18T21:14:32-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/te/tepxbkuj2zjpb6yh.jpg" width="514" height="320" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>[University of Kansas alumnus + architect Michael Cummings] and his wife have donated $1.6 million to establish the Michael A. Cummings Scholarship for architecture students at KU, with a preference for those from rural communities...'I&rsquo;m hoping this scholarship will help some people who will have a similar experience to what I have had, which is to find a career that wasn&rsquo;t on their radar and from there to end up with a wonderful and fulfilling career.'</p></em><br /><br /><p>Read the University of Kansas' full press statement&nbsp;<a href="http://news.ku.edu/2016/01/11/passion-education-reading-sparks-couples-plan-2-million-estate-gift" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p><p>More on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/141361582/2015-ncarb-awardees-to-implement-new-curricula-to-expand-and-reposition-practice" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2015 NCARB Awardees to implement new curricula "to expand and reposition practice"</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/143528475/encroaching-on-the-green-belt-uk-loosens-protections-on-rural-land" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Encroaching on the green belt: UK loosens protections on rural land</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/140343455/suicide-rates-are-higher-in-rural-areas-than-in-cities-but-why" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Suicide rates are higher in rural areas than in cities, but why?</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/138415154/hello-wood-s-project-village-shifts-architectural-focus-from-urban-to-rural" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hello Wood's "Project Village" shifts architectural focus from urban to rural</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/109021171/get-lectured-kent-state-university-fall-14 Get Lectured: Kent State University, Fall '14 Justine Testado 2014-09-15T13:14:00-04:00 >2014-09-16T12:34:36-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bq/bqn7izqi4l5gzrvb.jpg" width="514" height="680" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/493828/fall-2014-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2014</strong></a></p><p>Say hello to another edition of Archinect's <em>Get Lectured</em>! As a refresher, we'll be featuring a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. If you're not doing so already, be sure to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>Today's set of posters comes from the Kent State University, College of Architecture &amp; Environmental Design and the Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative</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 CAED events only. Note each event's time and location.</p><p><strong>SEPTEMBER</strong></p><p><em>Sept. 16</em><br>5:30 pm<br><strong>"Hello to Language"</strong><br>Neil Denari / Principal, Neil M. Denari Architects (NMDA); Vice Chair and Professor of&nbsp;&nbsp; Architecture, UCLA<br>at Schwartz Center Auditorium</p><p><em>Sept. 18-20</em><br><strong>AIA Ohio Convention - A Future of Practice</strong><br>Allison Anderson / Partner, Unabridged Architecture<br>Marvin Malecha / Dean, North C...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/87533281/upcoming-cal-poly-pomona-events-at-the-historic-neutra-vdl-house-in-l-a Upcoming Cal Poly Pomona events at the historic Neutra VDL House in L.A. Justine Testado 2013-11-27T15:14:00-05:00 >2015-05-06T15:44:21-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fr/fradoqn4d2yt04dn.jpg" width="514" height="344" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In need of weekend plans for December? Some fun Saturday events are happening at the Neutra VDL House in Los Angeles. If you're around the area, be sure to check 'em out!<br><br>Event details are right below:</p><p><strong>RELIER Fundraiser &amp; Cocktail Party</strong> <strong>| December 14</strong>, <strong>Doors open 4 p.m.</strong></p><p>The RELIER team -- an alumni group from the Cal Poly Pomona architecture program -- would like to invite you to our Fundraiser &amp; Cocktail Party hosted at the historical VDL House.<br><br>Join RELIER for cocktails as we provide our vision and plans for the exhibition ahead. We will be hosting a silent auction, with items designed by various Cal Poly Alumni and faculty. All donations will go toward the production of RELIER 2014.</p><p>Featured Artists include:</p><p><a href="http://www.2ndwnd.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Manny Torres</a><br><a href="http://www.searchresq.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ando Pndlian</a><br><a href="http://www.bryonyroberts.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bryony Roberts</a><br><a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/aowilcox/sets/72157630109061582/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Andy Wilcox</a><br><a href="http://www.machineinspiredart.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MIA Studio</a><br><a href="http://www.11dot1.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Axel Schmitzberger</a><br>and many more!</p><p>For event tickets and additional information, visit <a href="http://www.relierexhibit.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://www.relierexhibit.com</a>.<br>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Opening of Non-Mechanical Repetition Installations | December 7, 6 to 8 p.m.</strong></p><p>Come to the opening of the Non-Mec...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/61981682/plant-partners-receive-faculty-of-engineering-team-alumni-achievement-medal PLANT Partners Receive Faculty of Engineering Team Alumni Achievement Medal PLANT Architect Inc. 2012-11-23T11:34:00-05:00 >2012-11-26T19:07:43-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lc/lciunfcxtw06q562.jpg" width="514" height="193" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> PLANT partners Lisa Rapoport, Chris Pommer, and Mary Tremain have been awarded the 2012 Faculty of Engineering Team Alumni Achievement Medal from the University of Waterloo. The awards ceremony took place on Thursday 22 November 2012 at the annual Dean of Engineering Dinner in Waterloo, Ontario, where Dean Pearl Sullivan presented the medal to the team. Since 2005, this prestigious award has established a tangible recognition of the professional achievements, volunteer leadership, and research excellence of Waterloo Engineering alumni.</p> <p> Rapoport, Pommer, and Tremain founded PLANT Architect Inc. in 1997, using their academic experience as a launching pad for their collaborative practice. Since that time, the partners have moved beyond architecture, branching into the domains of landscape, ecology, furniture, art, graphic design, and public space.</p> <p> &ldquo;We are thrilled to receive this award from the institution that set our careers in motion,&rdquo; said PLANT partner Lisa Rapoport. &ldquo;It is ...</p>