Archinect - News 2015-10-06T18:39:24-04:00 Rotch Scholar Christopher Karlson publishes yearlong research on European performing arts-based architecture Justine Testado 2014-07-24T20:41:00-04:00 >2014-09-03T09:40:33-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>After Christopher Karlson <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">won the coveted Rotch Travelling Scholarship</a> in 2011, he was required to document his research as images, drawings, and text to be submitted as a compilation report to the Rotch Trustees. Now, that report is finally available to the public as a print-on-demand book.</p><p>The 363-page document shows Karlson's yearlong journey to 35 European performance arts landmarks as an exploration of commercialized culture in the 'post-Bilbao' period (1997 to the present).</p><p>More details on Karlson's research right below:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>"<strong>Research Brief: </strong>A total of 35 examples of performing-arts-based architecture - spanning almost 240 years of civic metamorphosis - was observed in 28 autonomous cities using Europe&rsquo;s crowded and competitive urban network as a point of reference and comparative analysis."</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>"The intention is to investigate the results of such completed projects that all encounter distinctive urban scales, cultural settings, and political footing - with focus on engagement in urban re...</p> Robert Alexander Wins 2013 Rotch Travelling Scholarship Alexander Walter 2013-04-10T20:15:00-04:00 >2013-08-13T23:09:27-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="522" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Robert K. Alexander of San Pedro, California, an adjunct faculty member of the architecture department at California State Polytechnic Institute University, Pomona&rsquo;s College of Environmental Design, has been named the 2013 Rotch Travelling Scholarship recipient. Alexander will receive a $37,000 stipend to spend eight months traveling and studying architecture around the world.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>