Archinect - News 2014-04-24T12:59:22-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/98446122/2014-berkeley-prize-winners-announced 2014 BERKELEY PRIZE Winners Announced Alexander Walter 2014-04-21T17:27:00-04:00 >2014-04-21T17:43:35-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/u4/u4730u3pqslbn95x.jpg" width="514" height="534" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The winners of the 16th annual international BERKELEY PRIZE competition were just announced. The 2014 challenge revolved around the topic: 'The Architect and the Healthful Environment.' 141 undergraduate architecture students from 28 countries responded to this year&rsquo;s call to describe examples of healthful and unhealthful environments in their respective cities and to compare them analytically.</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/93445927/get-lectured-uc-berkeley-spring-14 Get Lectured: UC Berkeley, Spring '14 Justine Testado 2014-02-12T17:41:00-05:00 >2014-02-22T23:59:29-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5e/5eescg5qgbjkrjc0.jpg" width="514" height="1671" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/384806/2014-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter/Spring 2014</strong></a><br><br>Archinect's <em>Get Lectured</em> is up and running again for the Winter/Spring '14 term! As a refresher from our <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/329751/fall-2013-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fall 2013 guide</a>, every week we'll feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current season. Be sure to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>Our next poster comes from the University of California, Berkeley - College of Environmental Design. Their Spring poster shows off a French Pop-Tone Sour Apple paper and a fluorescent blue overprint gradient.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to <a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">connect@archinect.com</a>.</em></p><p>Lectures will take place at <strong>6:30 pm</strong> in <strong>112 Wurster Hall</strong>, unless otherwise noted. Listed below are upcoming lecture events only. Events open to the public.</p><p><strong>FEBRUARY</strong><br><br><em>Feb 12</em><br><strong>The City of Devi</strong><br><strong>Manil Suri</strong> / University of Maryland, Baltimore County<br><strong>Rajat Dutta</strong> / Trikone, Bay Area and Funding377NoGoingBack<br><strong>Harsha Mal...</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/83676587/get-lectured-uc-berkeley-fall-13 Get Lectured: UC Berkeley Fall '13 Justine Testado 2013-10-08T16:48:00-04:00 >2013-10-08T16:54:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7r/7r03ddtjizz8o15p.jpg" width="514" height="1580" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/329751/fall-2013-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2013</strong></a><br><br> Here on Archinect we recently launched "Get Lectured", where we'll feature a school's lecture series--along with their snazzy posters--for the current season. Check back regularly to stay up-to-date and mark your calendars for any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p> <p> Tuesday's lecture poster is a vivid red-and-gold gradient silkscreen from the University of California, Berkeley - College of Environmental Design, Department of Architecture.<br><br><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to <a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">connect@archinect.com</a>.</em></p> <p> All lectures will be at <strong>6:30 pm</strong> at <strong>112 Wurster Hall</strong>, unless otherwise noted.**<br> Events are free and open to the public.</p> <p> <strong>SEPTEMBER</strong></p> <p> <em><strong>September 18</strong></em><br><strong>Florian Idenburg</strong> / SO-IL - New York City</p> <p> <em><strong>September 23</strong></em><br><strong>Jason Young</strong> / YARD, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor<br> Howard A. Friedman Lecture - Howard A. Friedman Visiting Professor of Professional Practice<br> Sponso...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/71896638/2013-berkeley-prize-winners-announced 2013 Berkeley Prize Winners Announced Alexander Walter 2013-04-24T16:38:00-04:00 >2013-04-24T16:45:22-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e2/e2exncd6qcmx245b.jpg" width="514" height="297" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Winners of the 15th annual BERKELEY PRIZE competition have been announced. The 2013 prize program focuses on the topic: 'The Architect and the Accessible City.' 152 architecture students from 26 countries responded to this year&rsquo;s question: "Provide us with an overview of what is being done in your city to make it accessible to people who have physical disabilities. In your opinion as an architect, what more can be done?"</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/57078712/new-york-architect-deborah-berke-selected-for-berkeley-rupp-prize New York Architect Deborah Berke Selected for Berkeley-Rupp Prize Alexander Walter 2012-09-11T17:36:00-04:00 >2012-09-17T18:12:42-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/a9/a98wksua0dqy8moy.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Architect Deborah Berke, founder of New York City-based firm Deborah Berke Partners, has been selected as the first recipient of UC Berkeley&rsquo;s College of Environmental Design (CED) inaugural 2012 Berkeley-Rupp Architecture Professorship and Prize.</p></em><br /><br /><p> The Berkeley-Rupp Prize will be awarded biannually to a distinguished practitioner or academic who has made a significant contribution to promoting the advancement of women in the field of architecture, and whose work emphasizes a commitment to sustainability and the community.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/16228606/from-the-school-blogs-post-industrial-latent-space From the School Blogs: Post Industrial Latent Space Archinect 2011-08-08T15:28:02-04:00 >2011-08-08T15:30:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8e/8e6fd987e7c92ea77351eae48a2a2829.jpg" width="500" height="332" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Bryan is one of two winners of the Branner Fellowship given by the UC Berkeley CED in 2010, the 2011 winners will be announced next month. The fellowship is given to two or three M. Arch students each year and provides a generous stipend to travel the world for 12 months while researching a topic for their thesis.</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/4966851/from-the-blogs-m-arch-thesis-2011 From the Blogs: M. Arch Thesis 2011 Paul Petrunia 2011-05-02T18:09:58-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/nv/nvzexabmbtjqtza1.jpg" width="512" height="348" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Beautiful thesis projects abound at the presentations last Friday... a busy semester coming to a close giving way to a promising Summer and a formal beginning of my own thesis. My work this semester has focused on becoming literate in various scripting languages and diving deeper into the possibilities enabled by Building Information Modeling, parametric softwares and simulation tools to assist and enhance the quality of design.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Michael, Archinect blogger from UC Berkeley, shares some end-of-year thesis work.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/4951184/2011-berkeley-prize-winners-announced 2011 Berkeley Prize Winners Announced Alexander Walter 2011-05-02T15:01:11-04:00 >2011-05-04T15:03:31-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jz/jzus0m6joym7ljfu.jpg" width="200" height="137" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Winners of the Thirteenth Annual Berkeley Prize Competition were announced yesterday by Professor Raymond Lifchez, Chair of the Berkeley Undergraduate Prize for Architectural Design Excellence.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Since its founding, the international Berkeley Prize competition has encouraged undergraduate architecture students to write about issues central to the understanding of the social art of architecture and the social role of the architect in today's world.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> The Prize now comprises three separate and distinct competitions: the <em>Essay Competition</em>; the <em>Travel Fellowship Competition</em>; and the <em>Architectural Design Fellowship Competition</em>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/4362823/architect-named-fulbright-nexus-scholar-for-western-hemisphere-research-on-sustainable-affordable-housing Architect named Fulbright NEXUS scholar for Western Hemisphere research on sustainable, affordable housing Paul Petrunia 2011-04-27T12:04:48-04:00 >2011-04-27T12:53:47-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bd/bd058a3b6f8fe028234765eba307bf4c.jpg" width="514" height="300" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Mar&iacute;a-Paz Gutierrez, a University of California, Berkeley, assistant professor of architecture, has been named to the 2011-2012 Fulbright Regional Network for Applied Research (NEXUS) Scholar Program as part of a 20-member team working to promote best practices in fighting poverty and inequality in the Western Hemisphere.</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/1902069/berkeley-prof-reimagines-us-mexico-border Berkeley Prof Reimagines US / Mexico Border Paul Petrunia 2011-04-05T19:10:45-04:00 >2011-11-29T20:46:03-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/38/385e4e3e66c08e0da37758ba7d764aa2.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;It would be easy for me to raise a picket sign and as an architect say, &lsquo;Down with this wall!&rsquo;&rdquo; Rael said in a release. &ldquo;I have to accept the wall because it exists, but as a designer I see that something better is possible. Why not do something intelligent, something incredible? I envision not just a &lsquo;dumb wall,&rsquo; but a social infrastructure that connects and improves lives on both sides.&rdquo;</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>