Archinect - News 2016-12-04T01:21:38-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149939180/ila-berman-named-dean-of-university-of-virginia-school-of-architecture Ila Berman named dean of University of Virginia School of Architecture Alexander Walter 2016-04-08T13:06:00-04:00 >2016-04-11T16:32:08-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/9a/9a5da1502c2809def8cc08b6654df47f.jpg" width="650" height="909" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The University of Virginia announced today that Ila Berman has been appointed the dean of the School of Architecture. Currently a tenured full professor in the School of Architecture at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, as well as a principal of SCALESHIFT design in Toronto, she will assume the role Aug. 15. [...] Berman succeeds Dean Elizabeth K. Meyer, who will return to the faculty at the end of a two-year term.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Previously:&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/100704265/elizabeth-k-meyer-named-dean-of-university-of-virginia-school-of-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Elizabeth K. Meyer named dean of University of Virginia School of Architecture</a></p><p>More dean-ish stories in the Archinect news:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149042568/dean-frederick-steiner-leaves-ut-austin-for-penn-design-due-to-new-campus-carry-gun-law" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dean Frederick Steiner leaves UT Austin for Penn Design due to new "campus carry" gun law</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/137490508/deborah-berke-named-dean-of-yale-school-of-architecture-will-succeed-robert-a-m-stern-in-2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Deborah Berke named Dean of Yale School of Architecture, will succeed Robert A.M. Stern in 2016</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/128185684/monica-ponce-de-leon-appointed-as-new-dean-of-princeton-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Monica Ponce de Leon appointed as new dean of Princeton Architecture</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149937223/university-of-waterloo-school-of-architecture-s-former-gm-on-trial-for-fraud University of Waterloo School of Architecture's former GM on trial for fraud Julia Ingalls 2016-03-30T12:50:00-04:00 >2016-03-30T18:25:14-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/01/01rcdqg8ruovvypt.jpg" width="650" height="488" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A University of Waterloo employee secretly arranged for his mother to be paid $148,000 from the school&rsquo;s coffers, his fraud trial heard Tuesday. Jeffrey Lederer is charged with fraud, theft and uttering forged documents. He was employed by Waterloo until 2011, when he was asked to leave his position as general manager of the university&rsquo;s architectural school.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Although he's no Bernie Madoff, just how does the former General Manager's illegal fund finagling rank in the annals of architectural rip-offs?</p><p>Here's a tour of recent questionable architectural appropriations:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/101782/sean-john-rips-off-pentagram-s-poster-for-yale-school-of-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sean John rips off Pentagram's poster for Yale School of Architecture</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/forum/thread/18452/getting-ripped-off-as-foreign-architect-in-shanghai-help" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Getting ripped off as Foreign Architect in Shanghai? HELP.</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/115976543/architect-eli-attia-sues-google-for-stealing-invention-that-streamlines-design-and-construction" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architect Eli Attia sues Google for stealing invention that streamlines design and construction</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/73576471/why-is-china-stealing-cities-towns-and-buildings" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Why Is China Stealing Cities, Towns, and Buildings?</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/82831375/acadia-2013-adaptive-architecture-conference-to-present-the-latest-in-computational-design ACADIA 2013: Adaptive Architecture conference to present the latest in computational design Justine Testado 2013-09-27T13:46:00-04:00 >2013-09-27T13:48:28-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/68/68d56fe21dc096ea5825864e617e1c1d.jpg" width="530" height="530" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Mark your calendar for the upcoming ACADIA 2013: Adaptive Architecture conference that will be held at the University of Waterloo School of Architecture in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada on Oct. 24-26. Now in its 36th year, the international conference will present an array of current research and creative design happening in the ACADIA community, an international group of digital designers and researchers dedicated to supporting critical research in computational design.</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/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/650x/lc/lciunfcxtw06q562.jpg" width="650" height="244" 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>