Archinect - Press Release 2014-11-24T15:31:27-05:00 http://archinect.com/firms/release/114420547/win-free-3d-printing-student-competition/114424583 Win Free 3D Printing - Student Competition 05Willys 2014-11-24T14:40:50-05:00 >2014-11-24T15:00:18-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/u3/u3zetse2d92upl6o.jpg" width="514" height="251" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong>Winter Studio 2015 Competition</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>LGM will provide free commercial 3D printing and processing of your design for free, and ship it to you for your final presentation.&nbsp; All schools and departments are eligible.</p><p>Students shall submit one rendering of their project from a valid .edu email to&nbsp;<a href="mailto:patrickf@lgm3d.com" target="_blank">patrickf@lgm3d.com</a>&nbsp;to be entered.&nbsp; All entries will be posted on the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/LGM3d" target="_blank">LGM Facebook page</a> where "voting" will commence.&nbsp; The project that receives the most likes will be 3D Printed, post-processed-packaged and shipped to you on our dime.</p><p>The winning project will also be photographed and added to the <a href="http://www.lgm3d.com/portfolio" target="_blank">LGM online portfolio</a> with the links and information of your choosing added to help you develop your online presence and branding.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Details: All entries must be received by November 30, 2014.&nbsp; Current students only.&nbsp; LGM can not estimate the work required to 3D Print your particular project, therefor, pre-processing of the file to make it 3D Printable is the responsibility of the entrant.&nbsp; Details pertaining to p...</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/90255761/bluentcad-enters-into-partnership-with-shop-drawings-outsourcing-leader-revitservices/114406877 BluEntCAD Enters Into Partnership with Shop Drawings Outsourcing Leader RevitServices Ava Smith 2014-11-24T09:08:23-05:00 >2014-11-24T09:09:13-05:00 <p><em><strong>BluEntCAD and RevitServices have entered into a strategic partnership to jointly meet the growing demand for shop drawings services across the country.</strong></em></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>(Texas, November 2014)&nbsp; </strong></p><p>BluEntCAD and RevitServices have recently announced a services partnership to meet the growing demand for <strong>shop drawings services</strong> across the country. The partnership expands RevitServices&rsquo; presence in the global market while bringing cost-effective shop drawings solutions and services capabilities to BluEntCAD&rsquo;s existing and new customers.</p><p>Under this partnership, RevitServices will expand overall BluEntCAD's <a href="http://www.bluentcad.com/press-release/outsourcing-architectural-services-to-BluEntCAD-could-save-you-big-dollars.html" target="_blank">architectural drafting services</a> capacity, helping meet the demand for shop drawings services and speeding the delivery for BluEntCAD&rsquo;s large base of customers in Houston, Texas, Tampa Bay Area, Florida, Chicago and New York City area.</p><p>Through this partnership, BluEntCAD will join forces with RevitServices' over 60 highly skilled and trained shop drawings consultants experienced in delivering industry standard...</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/73680680/nigeria-church-building-collapse-was-lack-of-structural-engineering-and-design-responsible-for-loss-of-precious-lives/114401264 Nigeria Church Building collapse – Was lack of Structural engineering and Design responsible for loss of precious lives? hitechcaddservices 2014-11-24T07:26:28-05:00 >2014-11-24T07:27:38-05:00 <p>In September this year, when a popular church in Nigeria collapsed and 116 people were killed, an urgent probe was ordered.&nbsp; Did this fatal collapse occur due to lack of attention given to the buildings structural design?</p><p>The <a href="http://www.hitechcaddservices.com/structural-design-services.php" target="_blank"><strong>structural design of a building</strong></a> is largely responsible for the security and safety of its occupants. According to a research it was recorded that the structures of majority buildings that have collapsed, were not supervised by experts.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/iv/ivk3o4wftcpw2qxu.jpg"></p><p>While at first the cement brand used for construction was speculated to be the culprit, now it seems like not the cement but the concrete was to be blamed. Structural engineers and building experts have opined that the structural stability of a building hugely depends on the quality of concrete used in the construction, and it has been observed that majority of building collapse incidents occur due to low quality concrete used for construction.</p><p><strong>To prove the point further and to stress on the role of concrete in making a robust build...</strong></p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/114395652/ice-loft-fa-ade-project-in-hamburg-with-hi-macs-by-k-hler-architekten/114396454 ICE LOFT FAÇADE PROJECT IN HAMBURG WITH HI-MACS® BY KÖHLER ARCHITEKTEN mfredes@himacs.eu 2014-11-24T05:52:22-05:00 >2014-11-24T05:52:22-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pd/pd2douttcm93whtx.jpg" width="514" height="531" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><em>A certain amount of skill and a high level of sensitivity in design and planning are required when attempting to integrate a new building into a historical ensemble. On the one hand, there is a risk that the building with its modern dimensions could seem out of sync with its surroundings; on the other hand, its features could be too antiquated, making it look pretentious. A problem the Hamburg-based Architects K&ouml;hler Architekten solved skilfully when designing the so-called "Ice loft" in the district of Ottensen: The classical fa&ccedil;ade structures of workmen's and bourgeois houses in the district were reinterpreted and their surface was covered with the modern HI-MACS&reg; material, designed to give it a contemporary look.</em></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Architect Florian K&ouml;hler says that passers-by often stop to let the fa&ccedil;ade of the new three-storey building work its magic on them. Although the building's dimensions and proportion are based on the houses of the surrounding properties from the 19th century, the choice o...</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/3286/kathryn-gustafson-wins-8th-obayashi-prize/114392444 Kathryn Gustafson wins 8th Obayashi Prize gustafsonporter 2014-11-24T04:40:39-05:00 >2014-11-24T04:40:40-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/u2/u221nwmhqi1h1l6y.jpg" width="514" height="610" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/kathryn_gustafson_wins_8th_obayashi_prize" target="_blank">http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/kathryn_gustafson_wins_8th_obayashi_prize</a>/</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/58472278/alessandro-orsini-founding-principal-of-architensions-invited-by-the-van-alen-institute-to-present-nyc-new-escape-routes/114222477 Alessandro Orsini, founding principal of Architensions invited by the Van Alen Institute to present NYC new escape routes Architensions 2014-11-21T23:35:14-05:00 >2014-11-21T23:35:34-05:00 <p>Alessandro Orsini, Architensions founding principal has been invited by the Van Alen Institute to present the most recent urban research of the office focused on escapes routes within and outside the city.</p><p>From the press release:</p><p>Sometimes the bustle and excitement of the city is best appreciated from a distance. Focusing on short visits to or away from the city, we asked six forward-thinking designers to consider escape in and around New York and develop new routes and experiences. Come and be inspired for your next trip out by these exciting proposals that create new connections between communities and places, visit formerly inaccessible pockets, and address the changing tourist ecologies of the city.</p><p>Design Presentation and Conversation<br>Sunday, December 14 &nbsp;&nbsp;4:00pm&mdash;6:00pm<br>Van Alen Institute<br>30 West 22nd Street<br>New York, New york<img alt="" src="http://architensions.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/10_New-Itineraries1-620x415.jpg"></p> http://archinect.com/schools/release/88/sci-arc-announces-2015-2016-design-of-theory-fellowship/114191976 SCI-Arc Announces 2015-2016 Design of Theory Fellowship sciarcnews 2014-11-21T14:10:45-05:00 >2014-11-21T18:59:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hw/hwso8nxtvgcnrcf2.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 Design of Theory Fellowship program.</p><p>Long established as an institution dedicated to the innovative and original exploration of Architecture, SCI-Arc created its Design of Theory program to advance and advocate the necessity for theory and discourse within the contemporary architectural design spectrum. Over the course of the one-year program cycle, Design of Theory Fellows will be encouraged to emerge as public intellectuals, leading speculative discussions in the practice of architecture, and connecting these emerging ideas to the discipline both academically and at large.&nbsp; Fellows will be given unique opportunities to tune architectural research and writing through numerous exploratory formats, from publications to symposia to gallery exhibitions.&nbsp; While specifically focused on developments at SCI-Arc in the first year of the program, Design o...</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/3286/marina-one-singapore-is-under-construction/114184717 Marina One Singapore is under construction gustafsonporter 2014-11-21T11:47:47-05:00 >2014-11-21T11:47:47-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pk/pkrqgaxawu5wfkkv.jpg" width="514" height="914" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Latest images of Marina One Singapore, with landscape architecture by Gustafson Porter, under construction</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/71459627/top-5-hospital-architecture-design-wonders-of-the-world/114072334 Top 5 Hospital Architecture Design Wonders of the world..!!! Bhushan Avsatthi 2014-11-20T00:51:03-05:00 >2014-11-20T00:52:13-05:00 <p>Today, the design of healthcare facilities and hospitals is driven by the need to create an environment of care and also to for the evolving nature of health care services. <a href="http://www.hitechos.com/architecture-services/architectural-design-services.html" target="_blank"><strong>Architecture design for Hospital</strong></a> is evolving with improved patient experience at its core. The complexity of specialized clinics, the popularity of holistic healing, increasing use of technology in patient care and treatments etc are factors that are driving this change.</p><p>Due this major shift in the healthcare concept, the approach towards operations in a health care facility has also changed, and this in-turn has lead to an evolution in the <strong>hospital design architecture</strong> as well.</p><p>Let&rsquo;s have a look at 5 of the best and most renowned hospitals around the world</p><p><strong>1) Sharp Memorial Hospital</strong>:<img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7q/7qja08qknsgimyqv.jpg"></p><p>The Sharp memorial hospital located at San Diego, CA, USA is a large hospital equipped with the most hi-end technology, a rooftop garden, private rooms and pull out couches for visitors and guests and accommodates 368 beds. It houses sta...</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/6259264/two-aedas-projects-shine-at-2014-aia-hong-kong-design-awards/114062689 Two Aedas projects shine at 2014 AIA Hong Kong Design Awards JessW 2014-11-19T21:49:36-05:00 >2014-11-19T21:49:58-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1j/1jjef476ace69s45.jpg" width="514" height="335" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Aedas-designed LAND Experience Center and Alibaba &lsquo;A&rsquo; Community Development shined at 2014 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Hong Kong Design Awards by winning an Honor Award for Architecture and a Merit Award for Unbuilt/Other respectively.</p><p>&ldquo;We are extremely proud to be recognised by AIA Hong Kong, the largest international chapter of the Institute representing its members in Hong Kong, China and the Asia Pacific region,&rdquo; said Keith Griffiths, Chairman of Aedas. &ldquo;Aedas will continue to offer international design services with a local understanding to the leading cities we design for.&rdquo;</p><p>LAND Experience Center in Xi&rsquo;an, China, designed by Executive Director Ping Jiang, is an interactive exhibition centre with a fully immersive space to showcase the city&rsquo;s major developer LAND&rsquo;s development strategies and vision for the city. It also serves as a sales and marketing centre for the company when needed. The project consists of an exhibition hall, a multipurpose room, administration off...</p> http://archinect.com/schools/release/200284/new-ebook-shows-how-to-bring-animation-of-weather-indoors/114045033 New eBook shows how to bring animation of weather indoors martig 2014-11-19T16:25:32-05:00 >2014-11-19T16:25:32-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/df/dfzihhd3jwjnzb0n.jpg" width="514" height="669" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>University of Oregon&nbsp;Professor of Architecture Kevin Nute's new video-animated ebook, <em>Vital: Using the Weather to Bring Buildings and Sustainability to Life, </em>culminates nearly a decade&rsquo;s work. The book demonstrates how buildings can be designed to reconcile their traditional role of protecting occupants from the elements and reconnecting us with nature.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&ldquo;Physiologically we are still essentially outdoor creatures conditioned to a continually changing natural environment, but most of us now spend over 90 percent of our lives in indoor spaces that lack both nature and change,&rdquo; Professor Nute explains. &ldquo;One of the consequences of this mismatch are chronic accumulations of stress and declines in alertness when we can't access natural outdoor environments for long periods.&rdquo;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><em>Vital</em> is available from <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/vital/id926622523?mt=11" target="_blank">the iBookstore</a>. A <a href="http://www.vitalarchitecture.org" target="_blank">brief video</a> of the contents is also available.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;&ldquo;The prime movers underlying natural changes in the weather &mdash; sunlight, wind and rain &mdash; are also critical natural resources, yet...</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/64754457/how-to-create-and-maintain-a-modern-portfolio/114028138 How to Create and Maintain a Modern Portfolio. David Brown 2014-11-19T11:16:03-05:00 >2014-11-19T11:16:03-05:00 <p>The job market for Architecture and Interior Design talent is heating up.&nbsp; Firms across the globe are hiring and have set a very high bar for the people they make an offer to.&nbsp; For better or for worse, much of those hiring decisions are made on the strength of the portfolio.&nbsp; It is no exaggeration that the portfolio can make or break a job search.</p><p>DBI has worked with tens of thousands of candidates and has seen as many portfolios.&nbsp; We have also seen the portfolio change.&nbsp; The portfolio is more than your history, it is your story.&nbsp; No longer does it sit in a dusty binder.&nbsp; Today&rsquo;s portfolio lives on-line, on your phone, and in paper.&nbsp; It is also not a stagnate document.&nbsp; Truly exceptional portfolios are living documents that change and update to reflect the candidate as they change and grow.</p><p>Because the form and function of the portfolio has changed in the last five years, DBI wants to share some keys to getting your portfolio noticed and some ideas on how to build a modern, dynamic po...</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/3286/gustafson-porter-s-marina-one-on-the-wan-urban-design-awards-shortlist/114017699 Gustafson Porter's Marina One on the WAN Urban Design Awards shortlist gustafsonporter 2014-11-19T07:57:23-05:00 >2014-11-19T07:57:23-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6j/6jdlatx96cxmh55a.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a rel="nofollow nofollow" href="http://www.worldarchitecturenews.com/index.php?fuseaction=wanappln.projectview&amp;upload_id=25031" target="_blank">http://www.worldarchitecturenews.com/index.php?fuseaction=wanappln.projectview&amp;upload_id=25031</a></p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/3286/why-not-going-to-gustafson-porter-s-trinity-square-this-weekend/113931831 Why not going to Gustafson Porter's Trinity Square this weekend? gustafsonporter 2014-11-18T05:03:06-05:00 >2014-11-18T05:05:53-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ux/uxp0pxuzpq3x77h9.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Have a look at the extensive list of events at Gustafson Porter's Trinity Square in Nottingham:<br><a rel="nofollow nofollow" href="http://www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/trinitysquare" target="_blank">http://www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/trinitysquare</a></p><p>&nbsp;All events are completely FREE !</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/3286/online-bidding-is-open-now-for-the-10-x-10-drawing-the-city-auction/113931028 Online bidding is open now for the 10 X 10 Drawing the City auction gustafsonporter 2014-11-18T04:54:58-05:00 >2014-11-18T04:54:58-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/l0/l0nq3qalmypv65mp.jpg" width="400" height="855" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Online bidding is open now for the 10 X 10 Drawing the City auction. You can bid for Mary Bowman's artwork here:&nbsp;<a href="http://www.10x10london.com/auction/mary-bowman-g8" target="_blank">http://www.10x10london.com/auction/mary-bowman-g8</a>/</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/3286/kathryn-gustafson-was-invited-to-join-the-jury-panel-for-sydney-modern-project/113931027 Kathryn Gustafson was invited to join the jury panel for Sydney Modern Project gustafsonporter 2014-11-18T04:46:50-05:00 >2014-11-18T04:47:43-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0i/0iamuvoe4v983bfi.jpg" width="514" height="210" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Architects shortlisted for Sydney Modern. Kathryn was invited to join the jury panel for this high-profile project:&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow nofollow" href="http://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/media-office/architects-shortlisted-sydney-modern-project/" target="_blank">http://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/media-office/architects-shortlisted-sydney-modern-project/</a></p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/3286/christmas-tree-going-up-on-old-market-square/113930225 Christmas tree going up on Old Market Square gustafsonporter 2014-11-18T04:45:08-05:00 >2014-11-18T04:45:08-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/v6/v6rvq5cqi3ru8td6.jpg" width="514" height="346" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Christmas tree going up on Old Market Square</p> http://archinect.com/schools/release/17129/rensselaer-school-of-architecture-climbs-in-designintelligence-rankings/113753610 Rensselaer School of Architecture Climbs in DesignIntelligence Rankings Emily Klein 2014-11-15T21:43:46-05:00 >2014-11-15T21:46:23-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0d/0dhsz5izk7h8g0oh.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>November 14, 2014&nbsp;<br>By Michael Mullaney</p><p>The School of Architecture at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has been ranked the 14th best undergraduate program in the nation by the journal DesignIntelligence. In addition, Rensselaer Dean of Architecture Evan Douglis was named among the 30 most admired educators in the field of architecture education.</p><p>Rankings for DesignIntelligence&rsquo;s &ldquo;America&rsquo;s Best Architecture &amp; Design Schools 2015&rdquo; list were based on surveys of architecture and design professionals, which asked several questions including: &ldquo;In your firm&rsquo;s hiring experience in the past five years, which schools are best preparing students for success in the profession?&rdquo;</p><p>&ldquo;At Rensselaer, we take pride in preparing our architecture students to become future leaders in the profession. Our graduates, who leave our school as seasoned thinkers practiced in innovative design, building technology, sustainability, and architecture as a social project, continue to prove and grow this reputation,&rdquo; Doug...</p> http://archinect.com/schools/release/3420/clemson-architecture-receives-2014-ncarb-award/113599502 Clemson Architecture Receives 2014 NCARB Award Peter Laurence 2014-11-13T21:42:38-05:00 >2014-11-17T21:51:19-05:00 <p>NCARB Awards Over $50,000 to Two Architecture School Programs</p><p><img alt="2013NCARBAward" src="http://www.ncarb.org/en/News-and-Events/News/2014/~/media/Images/News-Clips/2013/2013NCARBAward.ashx">&nbsp;</p><p>November 7, 2014</p><p><strong>Parsons The New School for Design and Clemson University Receive NCARB Award for Innovative Architecture Curricula that Integrate Education and Practice.</strong></p><p>Philadelphia, PA&mdash;Architecture programs at Parsons The New School for Design and Clemson University have been selected as 2014 NCARB Award recipients for developing innovative curricula that merge practice and education. Earlier today, the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) announced the recipients at the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) Administrators Conference.</p><p>The NCARB Award supports initiatives at architectural schools that will have a long-term impact on students, faculty, and curriculum. It is designed to help schools implement new programs that bridge the gap between practice and education in a classroom, seminar, or studio setting.&nbsp;</p><p>The award honors innovative ways for weaving practice and academy t...</p> http://archinect.com/schools/release/1894/lecture-by-patrick-tighe-at-otis-college-of-art-and-design-thursday-november-20-2014/113598700 Lecture by Patrick Tighe at OTIS College of Art and Design, Thursday, November 20, 2014 lindapollari 2014-11-13T21:26:22-05:00 >2014-11-17T21:56:35-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/n7/n7s2evcgzdqt9lqq.jpg" width="514" height="411" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The <em><strong>Architecture/Landscape/Interiors</strong></em> Department at <strong>OTIS College of Art and Design</strong> is pleased to announce a lecture by <strong>Patrick Tighe</strong>, <strong>Principal</strong> and <strong>Lead Designer</strong> of <em><strong>Patrick Tighe Architectu</strong></em><strong>re</strong>, Los Angeles, on Thursday, November 20, 2014.</p><p>The lecture will begin at 7:00pm in the Forum, Ground Floor, Kathleen Ahmanson Hall, Elaine and Bram Goldsmith Campus, OTIS College of Art and Design, 9045 Lincoln Boulevard, Los Angeles, 90045.</p><p>The lecture and parking are free and open to the public. Call 310.665.6867 or email <a href="mailto:ArchitectureLandscapeInteriors@otis.edu" target="_blank">ArchitectureLandscapeInteriors@otis.edu</a> for more information.</p><p><strong>Patrick Tighe</strong>, <strong>FAIA</strong>, is <strong>Principal</strong> and <strong>Lead Designer </strong>of <a href="http://www.tighearchitecture.com/" target="_blank"><em><strong>Patrick Tighe Architecture</strong></em></a>. The firm is committed to creating an authentic, contemporary Architecture informed by technology, sustainability and building innovation. Since its inception in 2004, a strong and diverse body of projects has been realized that includes city-developed affordable housing, commercial, mixed-use projects, civic art, installations and reside...</p> http://archinect.com/schools/release/268/kelly-shannon-appointed-director-of-landscape-architecture/113577006 Kelly Shannon Appointed Director of Landscape Architecture uscarch 2014-11-13T14:34:24-05:00 >2014-11-17T21:51:46-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3f/3f7loybqklhjjvj7.jpg" width="295" height="443" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The University of Southern California School of Architecture announces the appointment of Kelly Shannon as Director of the Master of Landscape Architecture Program and Landscape Architecture Discipline Head, effective January 1, 2015. She joins the USC faculty as Professor of Architecture.</p><p>Dr. Shannon is currently Professor of Landscape Architecture in the Institute of Urbanism and Landscape of the Oslo School of Architecture. She also holds a part-time appointment as Professor of Urbanism, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Architecture at KU Leuven.</p><p>Dr. Shannon has held teaching positions in Europe, Asia and in the United States and has lectured throughout the world. Her design research is at the intersection of interpretative mapping, projective cartography, urbanism and landscape. Her teaching, research and &nbsp;practice engages numerous contexts (Belgium, Estonia, Vietnam, China, Indonesia, Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Morocco, etc.), primarily in the public sector, focuse...</p> http://archinect.com/schools/release/3420/clemson-architecture-graduate-programs-ranked-among-best-kate-schwennsen-chair-recognized/113571374 Clemson Architecture Graduate Programs Ranked Among Best; Kate Schwennsen, Chair, Recognized Peter Laurence 2014-11-13T12:54:42-05:00 >2014-11-13T12:55:28-05:00 <p><strong>Graduate architecture programs ranked among best in U.S.</strong></p><p><strong><a title="Posts by Jeannie Davis" rel="author" href="http://newsstand.clemson.edu/author/eugenia/" target="_blank">Jeannie Davis</a></strong>, College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities</p><p>November 13, 2014</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://newsstand.clemson.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Clemson-architecture.jpg" target="_blank"><img alt="Clemson architecture" src="http://newsstand.clemson.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Clemson-architecture-525x350.jpg"></a></p><p>Students work in the architecture studio in Lee III.<br><em>Image Credit: Clemson University</em></p><p>CLEMSON &mdash; Clemson University&rsquo;s&nbsp;graduate architecture programs once again have been named among the nation&rsquo;s best in an annual ranking of all accredited programs in the U.S.</p><p><a href="http://www.di.net/" target="_blank">DesignIntelligence</a>&nbsp;magazine has ranked Clemson seventh among public institutions and 18th overall nationally in the annual publication &ldquo;America&rsquo;s Best Architecture and Design Schools.&rdquo; Clemson has been ranked in this highest tier of architecture programs in eight of the most recent 10&nbsp;years.</p><p>DesignIntelligence also named professor Kate Schwennsen, chair of the&nbsp;<a title="School of Architecture" href="http://www.clemson.edu/caah/architecture/" target="_blank">School of Architecture</a>, one of the nation&rsquo;s 30 Most Admired Design Educators for 2015. In honoring Schwennsen as an exemplary role model in architecture education, the publication stated, &ldquo;Kate Schwennsen has brought renewed energy and focus to C...</p> http://archinect.com/schools/release/10960182/lsu-school-of-architecture-_-arch-2003-project-01-transformation/113570569 LSU School of Architecture _ ARCH 2003 // project 01 . transformation klschmidt 2014-11-13T12:36:02-05:00 >2014-11-17T21:56:38-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s4/s4syawkkf6vupyyp.jpg" width="514" height="340" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong>Arch 2003</strong></p><p>Transformation</p><p>Professors Ursula Emery McClure + Kristen Kelsch</p><p>TA Kelli Cunningham</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><em>Arch 2003 is an introductory course to digital architecture techniques comprised of second year undergraduate students and first year graduate students. For their first project, the students were given a pair of objects and were asked to digitally create the world in which one object transformed into another. The transformations included, button to balloon, cypress to mosquito, jack to umbrella, net to water bucket, cotton candy to crystal chandelier, and oyster to dam. Through a series of collage and diagram exercises the students produced the world in which this transformation could happen, then brought the world to life using Adobe After Effects to animate their stories of transformation. The videos were then awarded on &ldquo;Judgement Day,&rdquo; with Oscars for:</em><br><br>BEST FILM EDITING _ John David Moore<br>BEST VISUAL EFFECTS _ Marie Garrett<br>BEST ORIGINAL SCORE _ Sarah Eikrem<br>BEST DIRECTOR _ Mary Swysgood<br>BEST P...</p> http://archinect.com/schools/release/10960182/lsu-school-of-architecture-lecture-series-_-fall-2014-spring-2015/113516753 LSU School of Architecture Lecture Series _ Fall 2014 + Spring 2015 klschmidt 2014-11-12T19:54:52-05:00 >2014-11-17T21:55:47-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5h/5hrdjlykiwokldfe.jpg" width="514" height="794" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong>2014 - 2015 Lecture Series</strong></p><p>--</p><p><strong>2014 // october</strong></p><p>06 . Guy Nordenson</p><p><strong>2014 // november</strong></p><p>03 . Wes McGee</p><p>17 . Mack Scogin + Merrill Elam</p><p><strong>2015 // february&nbsp;</strong></p><p>23 . Fran&ccedil;oise Bollack</p><p><strong>2015 // march</strong>&nbsp;</p><p>11 . 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The...</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/106343/shinberg-levinas-halcyon-woods-residence-is-featured-in-design-milk/113116100 Shinberg.Levinas' Halcyon Woods Residence is featured in Design Milk edwinroa 2014-11-07T15:09:43-05:00 >2014-11-11T21:59:33-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1t/1t94s4otr2s3tnos.jpg" width="514" height="257" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Shinberg.Levinas' Halcyon Woods Residence is featured in Design Milk, a design website featuring interior design ideas, architecture, modern furniture, home decor, art, style, and technology. 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