Archinect - News 2015-04-28T12:09:15-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/126279040/winifred-e-newman-selected-to-head-ua-fay-jones-school-s-department-of-architecture Winifred E. Newman selected to head UA Fay Jones School's Department of Architecture Alexander Walter 2015-04-27T12:22:00-04:00 >2015-04-27T17:08:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1f/1f53f9e45a1438c90654da2420ab1c2a.jpg" width="375" height="371" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Winifred E. Newman will be the next head of the Department of Architecture for the Fay Jones School of Architecture at the University of Arkansas, effective July 1. Newman is an associate professor, director of advanced studies and director of the I-CAVE Lab for Applied Visualization in the College of Architecture + the Arts at Florida International University.</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/125203192/proposed-merger-of-university-of-nebraska-lincoln-architecture-arts-colleges-met-with-criticism Proposed merger of University of Nebraska-Lincoln architecture, arts colleges met with criticism Alexander Walter 2015-04-13T13:45:00-04:00 >2015-04-20T19:00:59-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/og/og8n2b4gm4flwn51.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Merging the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Architecture with another college is a disaster waiting to happen, a handful of architects said Friday. They were attending the NU Board of Regents meeting to protest plans to merge the architecture program with the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts. A merger could water down the quality of the architecture program and diminish the respect it commands, the architects told the board.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Previously:&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/93815353/university-of-nebraska-lincoln-proposes-merger-of-architecture-arts-schools" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">University of Nebraska-Lincoln proposes merger of architecture, arts schools</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/124897382/tulane-architecture-dean-kenneth-schwartz-named-head-of-taylor-center-for-social-innovation-and-design-thinking Tulane architecture dean Kenneth Schwartz named head of Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking Alexander Walter 2015-04-09T14:19:00-04:00 >2015-04-13T19:29:12-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/y4/y465xllev80baabi.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Architecture Dean Kenneth Schwartz will serve as the founding director of the newly established Phyllis M. Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking. [...] The center, established with a $15 million award from Tulane Board member Phyllis Taylor, will expand the university&rsquo;s social innovation program and offer a space for faculty and students to collaborate on innovative and interdisciplinary solutions to issues in areas such as the environment, education and health care.</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/124437163/njit-appoints-richard-garber-new-director-for-school-of-architecture NJIT appoints Richard Garber new director for School of Architecture Alexander Walter 2015-04-03T15:14:00-04:00 >2015-04-07T11:23:01-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/85/85f830f207fe4c2bce41d91dc237eaaa.jpg" width="400" height="293" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Richard Garber, associate professor of architecture, has been appointed director of the School of Architecture at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), effective immediately. [...] In his new role, Garber will focus on restructuring the School of Architecture to make full use of the extraordinary talent represented by his colleagues. He intends to work closely with his fellow faculty members to orchestrate this transformation.</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/124136580/mark-boyer-selected-to-head-lsu-school-of-landscape-architecture Mark Boyer selected to head LSU School of Landscape Architecture Alexander Walter 2015-03-30T17:29:00-04:00 >2015-04-05T09:17:32-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6f/6fc3092db44e10c460ee020526e5cc7e.jpg" width="400" height="613" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Mark E. Boyer, professor and head of the Department of Landscape Architecture in the Fay Jones School of Architecture, plans to leave the University of Arkansas this summer after 17 years to become the director of the Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture at Louisiana State University. [...] Pending approval from the LSU System Board of Supervisors, Boyer will assume directorship of the school effective July 2015.</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/123591958/mahesh-daas-named-as-new-ku-architecture-dean Mahesh Daas named as new KU architecture dean Alexander Walter 2015-03-23T15:53:00-04:00 >2015-04-04T22:35:12-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8e/8eqdxufip2bud7rd.jpg" width="200" height="250" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Kansas University has hired a new dean for the School of Architecture, Design and Planning. Mahesh Daas, professor and chairman of the Department of Architecture at Ball State University, will start the job June 15, KU announced Monday. Daas will succeed Dean John Gaunt, who has led the school more than 20 years. Daas is known for innovation in design computing, architectural robotics, design thinking, innovation methods and management, according to KU.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Previously:&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/97184424/university-of-kansas-architecture-dean-john-gaunt-stepping-down-after-20-years" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">University of Kansas architecture&nbsp;dean John Gaunt stepping down after 20 years</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/122302552/uc-berkeley-team-unveils-bloom-3d-printed-cement-structure UC Berkeley team unveils "Bloom" 3D-printed cement structure Archinect 2015-03-06T20:49:00-05:00 >2015-03-15T16:30:07-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/t2/t25cmln8di0efp2o.jpg" width="514" height="335" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A UC Berkeley research team led by Ronald Rael, associate professor of architecture, will unveil today (Friday, March 6) the first and largest powder-based 3-D-printed cement structure built to date. The debut of this groundbreaking project is a demonstration of the architectural potential of 3-D printing. It will close the fifth annual Berkeley Circus, which celebrates the research and accomplishments of the College of Environmental Design (CED) community.</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/121680870/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-student-work-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Student Work" Pinterest Board Archinect 2015-02-27T07:30:00-05:00 >2015-03-05T20:10:32-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/di/dijconiemye75ox6.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding student projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People </a>profiles.</p><p>(<strong>Tip:</strong> use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/student-work/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Student Work</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/uh/uhqusypwg9yj3285.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/michalscieszka/project/kiruna-city-hall-repositioning" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kiruna City Hall repositioning</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/michalscieszka" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Michal Scieszka</a> &amp; Dale Smith</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hw/hwnnaq2g8m5tqx74.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/hsolie/project/deferentialconstructions" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">deferentialCONSTRUCTIONS</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/hsolie" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Harold-Sprague Solie</a>, Mark Wright, Ning Zhou and Bennett Scorcia</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/nw/nwtoctpnzngefgdn.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/carolineross/project/choucair-museum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Choucair Museum</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/carolineross" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Caroline Ross</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cp/cp70d1oaiyzr9cuh.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/54619933/courtyard-house/120613718" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Courtyard House</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/jameskehl" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">James Kehl</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9e/9ef479qkr33rm8bo.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/royceperez/project/medial-surface-detailing" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Medial Surface Detailing</a> by&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/royceperez" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Royce Perez</a> in collaboration with Yufeng Zheng</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/uo/uotsc9faj557hmmz.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/analuisa/project/fish-market-and-cultural-place" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fish market and cultural place</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/analuisa" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ana Luisa Mart&iacute;nez Santos</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/or/orfxb550kax2nawu.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/santiago.restrepo/project/typologies-into-towers-and-linear-buildings" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Typologies into towers and linear buildings</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/santiago.restrepo" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Santiago Restrepo</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xx/xxo2hiv4b2rld7e8.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/aidencarty/project/lacma-s-basement" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LACMA'S Basement</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/aidencarty" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Aiden Carty</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gt/gtkjikut5go4l3ol.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/AlfredoPimentel/project/american-stone-company" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">American Stone Company</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/AlfredoPimentel" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Alfredo Pimentel</a></p><p>(Cover pic: <a href="http://archinect.com/evan_rotenberger/project/5-oz-installation" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">5 OZ Installation</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/evan_rotenberger" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Evan Rotenberger</a>, Greg Pilotti, Belinda Daisey)</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Click <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/117299/archinect-pinterest" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a> to see more "Ten Top Images on Arc...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/121051328/she-had-got-it-razan-abu-salha-remembered-by-her-architecture-professor "She had got it." Razan Abu-Salha remembered by her architecture professor Alexander Walter 2015-02-18T15:18:00-05:00 >2015-02-25T21:04:22-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8q/8q5zsz0sd5spw55v.jpg" width="514" height="440" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Before Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha was killed on Feb. 10, she had an epiphany in her architecture class. [...] "Within a few moments after we began the demonstration, she lit up like she completely got it. In her eyes, I remember the most, just the kindness in her eyes. Behind those deep eyes, a little bulb went on, and she no longer needed me. It's the moment any teacher wants to have with their students, like, 'OK, they get it, you can go now.'</p></em><br /><br /><p>See also:&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/forum/thread/120798242/razan-abu-salha-architecture-student-a-small-memorial" target="_blank">Razan Abu-Salha, Architecture Student: A Small Memorial</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/119832340/riba-poll-finds-both-students-and-employers-think-education-prioritizes-theory-not-practice RIBA poll finds both students and employers think education prioritizes theory, not practice Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2015-02-02T20:10:00-05:00 >2015-02-12T21:50:22-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/13/13vho284w7zlts7i.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Last summer, the Royal Institute of British Architects' polled 149 employers and 580 architecture students/recent grads about which skills they think are most valuable for new-grads seeking employment. Their findings were recently published in RIBA's&nbsp;<a href="http://www.architectsjournal.co.uk/Journals/2015/02/02/m/n/i/skills_report_2014.pdf" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2014 Appointment Skills Survey</a>, and&nbsp;show some interesting alliances between what students and employers think about the shift from education to practice:</p><ul><li>86% of employers and 82% of students agree that "students/graduates lack the knowledge to build what they design"</li><li>81% of employers and 74% of students agree that "architectural schools put theoretical knowledge above practical ability"</li><li>80% of employers and 73% of students think "students/graduates lack the practical skills needed to practise architecture"</li><li>79% of employers and 77% of students think that "students/graduates should spend more time learning in practice"</li></ul><p>The entire study is available <a href="http://www.architectsjournal.co.uk/Journals/2015/02/02/m/n/i/skills_report_2014.pdf" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>, and includes more data on student/employer expectations for software, CVs, initial salary,...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/118812948/computer-science-architecture-dual-masters-degree-makes-new-connections-to-industry-at-unc-charlotte Computer Science + Architecture Dual Masters Degree makes new connections to industry at UNC Charlotte Sponsor 2015-01-20T18:37:00-05:00 >2015-01-22T12:54:02-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/x3/x34ye0lxmtlanoyw.jpg" width="514" height="337" border="0" title="" alt="" /><br><strong>This post is brought to you by the <a href="http://coaa.uncc.edu/academics/school-of-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">School of Architecture at UNC Charlotte</a></strong><br>&nbsp;<p>The Dual Degree in Architecture and Computer Science/Information Technology is a two-year curriculum with tightly integrated coursework, research and faculty.&nbsp; Upon completion of the curriculum, students will receive both a Master of Architecture III degree and a Master of Science in Computer Science or Information Technology. The program has collaborated with national design firms, Autodesk and other architectural product manufacturers.</p><p>The premise of the dual degree program is that design has become increasingly important to computer scientists and at the same time computation has become important to designers.&nbsp; This program is a unique curriculum that systematically combines the strength and insights of these disciplines.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/kt/ktqfvhvyhc7z09tg.jpg"></p><p>&uarr;<em> </em><em>Advanced Architectural Composites- &nbsp;Installation under way in the Fall of 2013 of a series of composite wall component tiles in Storrs Hall, UNCC.</em></p><p>As computing has matured as a discipline,...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/116347455/can-the-new-college-ratings-system-help-improve-architectural-education Can the new College Ratings System help improve architectural education? Archinect 2014-12-19T14:13:00-05:00 >2014-12-27T22:27:06-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/t3/t36nzd31mg1gikuk.jpg" width="514" height="685" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Today the Education Department released long-awaited details on a plan to hold colleges accountable for their performance on several key indicators, and officials said they'll be seeking public comment on the proposals through February. [...] Two other possibilities on the list for outcomes are grad-school attendance rates, and loan-repayment rates. That last metric has already been put into place as the "gainful employment rule" for for-profit colleges, which are suing to stop it.</p></em><br /><br /><p>We'd like to hear from you: What predicted implications may the <a href="http://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/public-feedback-college-ratings-framework" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">newly announced</a> College Ratings System have on business, culture and education at Schools of Architecture in the U.S.?</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/116035941/wright-architecture-school-sets-fund-raising-goal-for-independence Wright Architecture School Sets Fund-raising Goal for Independence Alexander Walter 2014-12-15T13:12:00-05:00 >2014-12-15T13:13:00-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4t/4t57y1oce1qn3097.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The architecture school run by the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation will try to raise $2 million before the end of 2015 to ensure its future as an independent organization, the foundation announced on Monday, having approved a possible path toward the school&rsquo;s incorporation. [...] The foundation&rsquo;s board had initially decided not to incorporate the school separately, for fear of losing control over its operations. But objections from school supporters prompted the board to reconsider.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Previously:&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/112573293/new-plan-for-architecture-school-at-wright-foundation" target="_blank">New Plan for Architecture School at Wright Foundation</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/114422977/building-design-from-the-inside-out-risd-s-interior-architecture-department Building Design from the Inside Out: RISD’s Interior Architecture department Sponsor 2014-11-25T13:06:00-05:00 >2014-11-25T13:14:57-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/os/osgp9kwb57x2bx0r.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><br><strong>This post is brought to you by the <a href="http://www.risd.edu/academics/interior-architecture/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">RISD Interior Architecture Department</a></strong><br>&nbsp;<p>At the intersection of architecture, conservation and design, RISD&rsquo;s Interior Architecture department takes an innovative approach to the reuse and transformation of existing buildings. Advanced design studios focused on adaptive reuse are central to both the undergraduate and graduate programs. And unlike the fields of interior design and decoration, interior architecture looks less at the application of surface materials than at understanding the design of buildings from the inside out.</p><p>In the studio, students use digital and manual means to research and recommend design alterations and renovations that give existing buildings new life. Studios focus on a wide range of approaches, from domestic to retail design to theater/production design to issues of preservation and conservation.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jg/jg3qzoid4cc4ex1q.jpg"></p><p><em>Image: Heekyung Kim, Space for Water, MDes 2014</em></p><p>&ldquo;Students in our department are engaged in a rich and expansive discipline focusing...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/113495827/njit-blasts-kean-u-architecture-school-plans-calls-proposal-duplicative-wasteful NJIT blasts Kean U. architecture school plans; calls proposal duplicative, wasteful Alexander Walter 2014-11-12T13:23:00-05:00 >2014-11-12T13:26:12-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/05/0591012c3327ca973ee95fc4ce950402.jpg" width="380" height="250" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Kean University&rsquo;s plans to open a school architecture now face opposition from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, which claims the program would be a wasteful duplication and that Kean has failed to seek approvals [...] &ldquo;If you have the state involved in sponsored programs, they would have to have a geographical disparity or offer different programs. I think it would hard not to come to that conclusion,&rdquo; said Urs Gauchat, NJIT Dean of the School of Architecture and Design.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Previously in the News: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/112336336/kean-university-announces-the-michael-graves-school-of-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kean University announces the Michael Graves School of Architecture</a></p><p>More on this issue also in the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/112980377/archinect-sessions-5-barbara-bestor-the-michael-graves-school-material-witness" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">latest episode</a> of our weekly podcast, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/47379/archinect-sessions" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Archinect Sessions</em></a>: Paul and Amelia discuss the ensuing beef between the two schools with co-hosts Donna Sink and NJIT graduate Ken Koense.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/112573293/new-plan-for-architecture-school-at-wright-foundation New Plan for Architecture School at Wright Foundation Alexander Walter 2014-10-31T15:00:00-04:00 >2014-11-05T20:16:38-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ow/owoxhiqdaw25oev2.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation has approved a possible path toward independent incorporation of its architecture school &ndash; providing fund-raising targets are met, Sean Malone, the foundation&rsquo;s president and chief executive, said in a note sent Wednesday evening to people involved in the school.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Previously: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/107571089/spiralling-tensions-at-frank-lloyd-wright-architecture-school" target="_blank">Spiralling Tensions at Frank Lloyd Wright Architecture School</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/112570078/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-student-work-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Student Work" Pinterest Board Archinect 2014-10-31T14:37:00-04:00 >2014-10-31T17:10:49-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/q1/q1qbl65e5mxiu8ka.jpg" width="514" height="470" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding student projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People </a>profiles.</p><p>(<strong>Tip:</strong> use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/student-work/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Student Work</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/v8/v8lnsm1a3lwrghpw.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/royceperez/project/medial-surface-detailing" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Medial Surface Detailing</a> by&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/royceperez" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Royce Perez</a> in collaboration with Yufeng Zheng</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2p/2pwtusg36jiep0oj.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/kostandyan/project/bathing-ritual" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bathing Ritual</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/kostandyan" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tigran Kostandyan</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xn/xnq3enx9oil1x12s.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/vickyzomenou/project/tainareaspotting" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">TainAreaSpotting</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/vickyzomenou" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Vicky Zomenou</a>, Andreas Platis, Fotis Rovolis, Vasilis Ioanidis</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/30/30gcld3cq2iq89r4.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/mikepbrtn/project/flexagon-transformative-kinetics-thesis-project" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Flexagon: Transformative Kinetics (Thesis Project)</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/mikepbrtn" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Michael Burton</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/p1/p1wyp80s9wom6bwh.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/104007695/parametric-office/104010105" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Parametric Office</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/104007695/william-suyoto" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">William Suyoto</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/f1/f1yoevaz86ytijq3.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/scottyjohnson/project/the-cove" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Cove</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/scottyjohnson" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Scott Johnson</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/n6/n6oss4u8swujgs5t.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/francochen/project/linear-wrap-bike-shelter" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Linear Wrap Bike Shelter</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/francochen" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Franco Chen, </a>Haley Galian, Naomi Herring, Carmen Ng, Patricia Reyes, Megan Symm, Lusine Yeghiazaryan</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vj/vj1m834t9euc4568.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/whitneyjordan/project/new-orleans-building-arts-center" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">New Orleans Building Arts Center</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/whitneyjordan" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Whitney Jordan</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dy/dyuwuukd8g31pghv.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/gemmagene/project/the-shadow-of-structure" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Shadow of Structure</a> by&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/gemmagene" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gemma Gen&eacute;</a> and Dimitros Spyropoulos</p><p>(Cover pic: <a href="http://archinect.com/rachelryh/project/animated" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Animated</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/rachelryh" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rachel Hadfield</a>)</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Click <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/117299/archinect-pinterest" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a> ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/112259165/hashim-sarkis-named-dean-of-the-school-of-architecture-and-planning Hashim Sarkis named dean of the School of Architecture and Planning Alexander Walter 2014-10-27T13:10:00-04:00 >2014-10-29T20:01:12-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ym/ymzl0eg2sm1qbi2m.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Hashim Sarkis &mdash; a prominent scholar of architecture and urbanism, a practicing architect whose works have been built in the United States and the Middle East, and a leading expert on design in the Middle East &mdash; has been named the new dean of MIT&rsquo;s School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P), effective in January.</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/111277679/vertical-studio-at-sci-arc-proposes-a-hybrid-brothel-child-care-center Vertical Studio at SCI-Arc Proposes a Hybrid Brothel/Child-Care Center Sponsor 2014-10-15T12:22:00-04:00 >2014-10-27T09:37:30-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rf/rf3577ph766ojir1.jpg" width="514" height="288" border="0" title="" alt="" /><br><em>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://archinect.com/sci-arc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc)</a></em><br>&nbsp;<p></p><p>SCI-Arc&rsquo;s elective vertical studios pair small groups of upper-level, graduate and undergraduate, students with elite faculty and international architects. In these studios, students develop projects which explore particular interests and focus. They have the opportunity to work with architects visiting the school, and gain insight into a broad range of issues concerning approaches to building, the environment, technology, theoretical stances, and personal interests.</p><p>Visiting faculty Jeff Kipnis&rsquo; design studio, one of 10 vertical studios offered at SCI-Arc this fall, is focused on developing a design proposal for a hybrid brothel/child-care center (watch studio intro above). The unique brothel will offer female and male services to select clients with a full range of additional optional accommodations including gourmet meals, fine libations and entertainment. The day-care/pre-school accepts infants...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/109656458/join-the-online-master-class-real-estate-in-the-corporation-more-than-just-an-expense-hosted-by-sharon-liebowitz Join the Online Master Class "Real Estate in the Corporation – More than just an Expense", hosted by Sharon Liebowitz Sponsor 2014-09-30T11:35:00-04:00 >2014-09-30T12:28:05-04:00 <p><a href="http://info.ie.edu/Request/event/d9d26d93-8419-e411-af76-025b1b206542?idioma=eng&amp;utm_source=archinect&amp;utm_medium=display&amp;utm_campaign=mc_madrid_07102014_editorial_post_display" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/q0/q01a0ufyse5c6yor.jpg"></a></p><p>&nbsp;</p>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.ie.edu/school-architecture-design/?utm_source=archinect&amp;utm_medium=display&amp;utm_campaign=mde_editorial_post_display" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IE School of Architecture &amp; Design</a><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Online Master Class&nbsp;</strong><br>Real Estate in the Corporation &ndash; More than just an Expense&nbsp;<br>Date: Oct 7th 2014 at 6:00 PM Madrid time.<br>Speaker: Sharon Liebowitz, VP of Global Real Estate, JPMorgan Chase&nbsp;<br><strong>Registration: click <a href="http://info.ie.edu/Request/event/d9d26d93-8419-e411-af76-025b1b206542?idioma=eng&amp;utm_source=archinect&amp;utm_medium=display&amp;utm_campaign=mc_madrid_07102014_editorial_post_display" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a> to register to the event.&nbsp; </strong><br>Brought to you by: <a href="http://www.ie.edu/school-architecture-design/?utm_source=archinect&amp;utm_medium=display&amp;utm_campaign=mc_madrid_07102014_editorial_post_display" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IE School of Architecture &amp; Design&nbsp; </a></p><p>Real Estate is among the top three expenses for most corporations, and as such, needs to be aggressively managed. But, in addition to managing real estate as an expense item, real estate also needs to be managed as a strategic asset. This can include using the workspace to attract talent, developing a location strategy to situate offices near the best labor pool, or creating an office environment that supports collaboration. Deploying the capabilities of real estate as a strategic asset enables businesses to achieve their priorities.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Biography of the speaker:&nbsp; </strong><br>Sharon Liebowitz is a vice president of Global Real Estate at JPMor...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/108178084/join-the-online-master-class-the-versatile-workplace-hosted-by-primo-orpilla-and-verda-alexander-studio-o-a Join the Online Master Class “The Versatile Workplace”, hosted by Primo Orpilla and Verda Alexander (Studio O+A) Sponsor 2014-09-08T21:20:00-04:00 >2014-09-08T21:32:26-04:00 <p><a href="http://info.ie.edu/Request/event/5e662b59-cf2d-e411-a72c-06dc7e179538/?idioma=eng&amp;utm_source=archinect&amp;utm_medium=display&amp;utm_campaign=mde_editorial_post_display" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yl/yl4yxwq0ho9rm5qh.jpg"></a></p><p><em>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.ie.edu/school-architecture-design/?utm_source=archinect&amp;utm_medium=display&amp;utm_campaign=mde_editorial_post_display" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IE School of Architecture &amp; Design</a>:</em></p><p><strong>Online Master Class</strong><br>The Versatile Workplace<br>Date: September 25th, 2014 at 7 PM Madrid time.<br>Speakers: Primo Orpilla and Verda Alexander, Founders Studio O+A<br><strong>Registration: click <a href="http://info.ie.edu/Request/event/5e662b59-cf2d-e411-a72c-06dc7e179538/?idioma=eng&amp;utm_source=archinect&amp;utm_medium=display&amp;utm_campaign=vmc_25092014_mde_news_post_display" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a> to register to the event.</strong><br>Brought to you by: <a href="http://www.ie.edu/school-architecture-design/?utm_source=archinect&amp;utm_medium=display&amp;utm_campaign=vmc_25092014_mde_news_post_display" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IE School of Architecture &amp; Design</a></p><p>Founders of O+A, Primo Orpilla and Verda Alexander will discuss emerging changes in the workplace through the lens of the firm's most recent design projects, including Uber and Yelp. &nbsp;They will challenge current trends and notions on collaboration, the open office, and technology as a major catalyst for change in office design and will demonstrate a new way of working that offers "complete customization" of a workspace. &nbsp;</p><p>This Online Master Class focuses in one of the areas developed in the <a href="http://www.ie.edu/school-architecture-design/degrees/postgraduate/master-design-work-retail-learning-environments?utm_source=archinect&amp;utm_medium=display&amp;utm_campaign=vmc_25092014_mde_news_post_display" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Master in Design for Work, Retail and Learning Environments</a> at IE, an innovative, post-professional program that addresses the shifts that are occurring within the realm of busines...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/107571089/spiralling-tensions-at-frank-lloyd-wright-architecture-school Spiralling Tensions at Frank Lloyd Wright Architecture School Alexander Walter 2014-08-27T17:36:00-04:00 >2014-10-31T15:01:12-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tt/tt3uuszb2xben2st.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The architecture school run by the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation on Wednesday criticized a decision by the foundation&rsquo;s board that will result in the school losing its accreditation. Last week, the Higher Learning Commission, a Chicago-based nonprofit that accredits universities and colleges, told the school it would lose its accreditation in 2017.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Previously: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/82141819/taliesin-faces-loss-of-accreditation-suspends-fall-enrollment" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Taliesin faces loss of accreditation, suspends fall enrollment</a></p><p><strong>UPDATE:</strong>&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/112573293/new-plan-for-architecture-school-at-wright-foundation" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">New Plan for Architecture School at Wright Foundation</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/107189395/ie-spaces-for-innovation-prize-win-a-scholarship-much-more IE SPACES FOR INNOVATION PRIZE: Win a scholarship & much more! Sponsor 2014-08-26T10:20:00-04:00 >2014-08-26T10:20:34-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zn/znbyygg2h4a3ayba.jpg" width="514" height="650" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><em>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.ie.edu/school-architecture-design/?utm_source=archinect&amp;utm_medium=display&amp;utm_campaign=mde_editorial_post_display" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IE School of Architecture &amp; Design</a>:</em></p><p>New models are emerging, redefining how we work, shop or learn in different environments that impact our everyday lives. <strong>IE SPACES FOR INNOVATION Prize</strong> is a challenge for young architects and designers worldwide that are able to foresee how work, retail and learning environments will evolve in the next decade.</p><p>If you are interested in being a part of the challenge, you are still in time. The registration period is open until the 27th of October, 2014. Note that registrations should be made individually. Proposals are to be presented in a digital story board (A1 horizontal format- PDF or JPG; &lt; 10megas).</p><p><strong>HIGHLIGHTS</strong></p><p>Winners will be awarded admittance to <a href="http://www.ie.edu/school-architecture-design/degrees/postgraduate/master-design-work-retail-learning-environments?utm_source=archinect&amp;utm_medium=display&amp;utm_campaign=mdwrle_reminder_display" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Master in Design for Work, Retail and Learning Environments </a> from IE School of Architecture &amp; Design, for the 2015-2016 academic year, and 30% scholarship over the tuition fees plus full-time paid professional internships in top tier companies and design firms such as <strong>UNStu...</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/106499497/career-insights-from-the-field-of-architecture-engineering-and-construction-aec Career insights from the field of Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) Sponsor 2014-08-18T13:14:00-04:00 >2014-08-18T13:56:32-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cw/cw1zgbkgnbhp8dod.jpg" width="514" height="284" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><em>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.ie.edu/school-architecture-design/?utm_source=archinect&amp;utm_medium=display&amp;utm_campaign=mde_editorial_post_display" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IE School of Architecture &amp; Design</a>:</em></p><p>In today&acute;s competitive environment, a mastery of soft-skills coupled with an understanding of the broader picture of business realities and trends, plays a key role in the success of professionals working in the field of Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC). The <a href="http://www.ie.edu/school-architecture-design/degrees/postgraduate/master-architectural-management-design?utm_source=achinect&amp;utm_medium=display&amp;utm_campaign=mamd_career_post_display" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Master in Architectural Management &amp; Design</a>, from <a href="http://www.ie.edu/school-architecture-design/?utm_source=achinect&amp;utm_medium=display&amp;utm_campaign=mamd_career_post_display" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IE School of Architecture &amp; Design</a>, was launched in 2011 with the overriding aim to train professionals that wish to acquire and apply business expertise in the AEC field. Heading in its fourth edition and amid challenging economic times, the program&rsquo;s alumni report a great professional outlook. They hold positions in companies like Arup, Foster &amp; Partners, OMA &amp; Gensler, in diverse locations such as Azerbaijan, Qatar, Canada, Switzerland and Colombia. 37% of them are entrepreneurs and 75% where already working before graduating from the program. <a href="http://www.ie.edu/school-architecture-design/sites/default/files/placement_report_mamd_3.pdf?utm_source=achinect&amp;utm_medium=display&amp;utm_campaign=mamd_career_post_display" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Click here</a> to find out more about the Career Report f...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/106555672/university-of-maryland-postpones-architecture-library-closure-after-backlash University of Maryland postpones Architecture Library closure after backlash Alexander Walter 2014-08-14T13:16:00-04:00 >2014-08-18T20:30:41-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/11/11238a0f36c29b6b918b1b3305b9ecd6.jpg" width="300" height="200" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>University officials have postponed closure of the Architecture Library after receiving backlash from graduate students and alumni. The library was set to close before the fall semester because of budget and safety issues and lack of use, Libraries Dean Patricia Steele said last week. [...] To save the library, graduate student Adam Chamy started a petition, which has received more than 500 signatures.</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/104721804/ie-spaces-for-innovation-competition-now-open-for-applications IE SPACES FOR INNOVATION COMPETITION now open for applications Sponsor 2014-07-24T13:41:00-04:00 >2014-07-24T13:42:42-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gt/gtw875dawv2mx4jg.jpg" width="514" height="650" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><em>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.ie.edu/school-architecture-design/?utm_source=archinect&amp;utm_medium=display&amp;utm_campaign=mde_editorial_post_display" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IE School of Architecture &amp; Design</a>:</em></p><p><a href="http://www.ie.edu/school-architecture-design/?utm_source=archinect&amp;utm_medium=display&amp;utm_campaign=mde_editorial_post_display" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IE School of Architecture and Design</a> announces <strong>IE SPACES FOR INNOVATION Prize </strong>for young architects and designers worldwide, seeking to attract top architecture and design talents to invite them to take part in the <a href="http://www.ie.edu/school-architecture-design/degrees/postgraduate/master-design-work-retail-learning-environments?utm_source=archinect&amp;utm_medium=display&amp;utm_campaign=mde_editorial_post_display" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IE Master in Design for Work, Retail and Learning Environments</a> starting next February 2015.</p><p><strong>THE CHALLENGE:</strong><br>We are able to undertake working, shopping and learning in a variety of settings and in new ways. Traditional typologies and spaces are changing, overlapping and becoming new models. Foresee the future of these new blurred spaces over the next decade and propose or comment on how you think our activities might evolve.</p><p>Submit your proposal in a story board presented electronically (A1 horizontal format- PDF or JPG; &lt; 10megas).</p><p>The winning entries will be awarded a 30% scholarship towards the program tuition fees and a full-time paid professional internship in one of these three world class firms: UNStudio (A...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/104495514/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-student-work-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Student Work" Pinterest Board Archinect 2014-07-18T19:27:00-04:00 >2014-07-26T09:54:07-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jc/jcv2u36zgl7q1scs.jpg" width="514" height="428" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding student projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People </a>profiles.</p><p>(<strong>Tip:</strong> use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/student-work/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Student Work</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/j7/j7mdrmlghcxlwjdz.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/kadrikerge/project/toxic-garden" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Toxic Garden</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/kadrikerge" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kadri Kerge</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zo/zokkkuiz662ky2yl.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/103919329/polarity-prison/103922543" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Polarity Prison</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/103919329/jack-arnold" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jack Arnold</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1t/1tr162cy6iboedal.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/joudizeido/project/the-last-gate-of-aleppo" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Last Gate of Aleppo</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/joudizeido" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Joudi Zeido</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jg/jgwfdkcrqe78skua.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/heeyunkim12/project/fort-lee-d-habitation" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fort Lee D'habitation</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/heeyunkim12" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Heeyun Kim </a>with Sam Yul Huh</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9f/9fi4i3wbw21yqupk.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/104007695/parametric-office/104010105" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Parametric Office</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/104007695/william-suyoto" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">William Suyoto</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gd/gddvmjo2madb29he.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/mikepbrtn/project/flexagon-transformative-kinetics-thesis-project" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Flexagon: Transformative Kinetics (Thesis Project)</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/mikepbrtn" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Michael Burton</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qr/qrdd8h3bglk0d7xg.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; 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Meyer named dean of University of Virginia School of Architecture Alexander Walter 2014-05-30T12:56:00-04:00 >2014-06-03T23:00:44-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/r2/r2rsv0e1zskvh1cq.jpg" width="380" height="495" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Executive Vice President and Provost John Simon today announced the appointment of Elizabeth K. Meyer to a two-year term as dean of the University of Virginia School of Architecture. Meyer, the Merrill D. Peterson Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University, begins serving in the new role on July 15. [...] In 2012, President Obama appointed Meyer to the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, and she serves as the only landscape architect on the seven-member panel.</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/100170754/university-of-miami-names-new-school-of-architecture-dean University of Miami names new School of Architecture Dean Alexander Walter 2014-05-21T14:03:00-04:00 >2014-05-28T20:02:36-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5e/5e3d0xkok0jed6p0.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A distinguished leader in contemporary architecture and urbanism has been named the new dean of the University of Miami School of Architecture. Rodolphe el-Khoury, who currently serves as director of urban design at the University of Toronto&rsquo;s Daniels Faculty and is a partner in the design firm Khoury Levit Fong, will join the University of Miami beginning July 1.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Watch el-Khoury's recent TEDxToronto talk on &ldquo;Designing for the Internet of Things&rdquo; below.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/100119421/philau-offers-first-mooc-with-course-in-sustainable-design PhilaU Offers First MOOC with Course in Sustainable Design Sponsor 2014-05-21T13:53:00-04:00 >2014-05-22T12:13:55-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2r/2rq6wjfjdh5sv7dc.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><em>Brought to you by <a href="http://www.philau.edu/green/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Philadelphia University</a>:</em></p><p>Philadelphia University is offering its first massive open online course, or MOOC, based on the university&rsquo;s innovative M.S. in Sustainable Design program, starting June 1.</p><p>With this course, Sustainable Design: Principles and Methodologies, PhilaU is entering the innovative new world of higher education course delivery, taking advantage of the latest technology to reach students worldwide. The course, which is free, offers three levels of rigor to meet the individualized needs of all participants.</p><p>&ldquo;Philadelphia University's master&rsquo;s program in sustainable design was one of the first of its kind and is still a leader in the field of sustainability education," said Rob Fleming, director of PhilaU&rsquo;s M.S. in Sustainable Design program, who teaches the MOOC. "This new online course&mdash;open to anyone, anywhere&mdash;is pushing the boundaries of where sustainability is heading, and will help professionals and others achieve more progressive aspects of sustain...</p>