Archinect - News 2017-06-27T08:24:59-04:00 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/149962827/open-call-masks-the-journal-faux-fami-lies Open Call : MASKS the Journal // FAUX FAMI(lies) Anthony Morey 2016-08-11T18:56:00-04:00 >2016-08-13T00:23:58-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/kf/kf16ld3buly3alns.jpg" width="650" height="502" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong>MASKS</strong>&nbsp;is an independent journal of dissimulation in art | architecture | design&nbsp;founded in 2015 by Clemens Finkelstein and Anthony Morey&nbsp;while being graduate students in the History and Philosophy of Design at Harvard University.</p><p><strong>Faux Families&nbsp;</strong>exploits our insatiable longing for&nbsp;be-longing.&nbsp;It infiltrates our conscious and unconscious disciplinary behavior.&nbsp;Conceived at a time that has been dubbed&nbsp;<em>the age after-belonging</em>, the upcoming issue of&nbsp;<strong>MASKS&nbsp;</strong>will take a&nbsp;closer&nbsp;look at the structures of connectivity and the patterns of disconnection at work&nbsp;<a href="http://www.masksthejournal.com/1-faux-families/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">&hellip;</a></p><p>//</p><p><strong>MASKS&nbsp;</strong>is a questing spirit for everything exploring the aggregate of present, past and future disciplinary structures in and between the fields of art, architecture and design.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>MASKS&nbsp;</strong>challenges the basic assumption of the dialectic reality/fiction. Fictional narratives become reality through ritualistic events. MASKS is the shaman that performs these rituals.</p><p><strong>MASKS&nbsp;</strong>believes in the performance of appearance, not the predetermined disciplin...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/148971922/the-dessau-bauhaus-documentary-now-available-on-youtube "The Dessau Bauhaus" documentary now available on YouTube Julia Ingalls 2016-02-25T17:13:00-05:00 >2016-02-29T00:55:12-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/or/orvafevqk2bwyzez.jpg" width="650" height="439" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>"Does the Bauhaus really offer total liberty, or is it a place of oppression where all intimacy in banished, and the group triumphs over the individual?" asks the narrator midway through the English version of the acclaimed documentary&nbsp;<em>The Dessau Bauhaus.</em>&nbsp;The 28-minute film about Walter Gropius' innovative designs, which was directed by&nbsp;Fr&eacute;d&eacute;ric Compain, can now be streamed (mostly commercially free) on YouTube:</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/66170117/architects-engineers-selected-for-john-tyler-community-college-phase-iii Architects, Engineers Selected For John Tyler Community College Phase III kimweiss 2013-01-24T16:30:00-05:00 >2013-01-29T09:16:04-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/7z/7zxmpiaygpf62boa.jpg" width="500" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <i>Clark Nexsen and Pearce Brinkley Cease + Lee will design the Academic Building and Parking Deck</i></p> <p> January 24, 2013 (Raleigh, NC) -- The team of <a href="http://www.clarknexsen.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Clark Nexsen</a> and <a href="http://www.pbclarchitecture.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pearce Brinkley Cease + Lee</a> (PBC+L) has been selected to design the Phase III Academic Building and Parking Deck on John Tyler Community College&rsquo;s (JTCC) Midlothian, Virginia, campus. Both firms bring extensive experience in higher education facilities design and sustainable architecture to the team.</p> <p> This will be the fifth building on the JTCC Midlothian Campus, and college administrators say it will be critical to the growth and emerging identity of the campus.</p> <p> Jeffrey Lee, FAIA, Design Principal for the project, anticipates that the 70,000-square-foot building will include academic classrooms, faculty offices, auditorium space/performance arts space, a student services center, food service, and a 350-space parking garage.</p> <p> The project will be on a fast track for completion in January 2015, Lee said.</p> <p> Founded in 196...</p>