ArcSoc (University of Cambridge) Summer Exhibition
The University of Cambridge Department of Architecture (ArcSoc) is proud to host their annual exhibition at the Bargehouse (SE1 9PH) from the 14th-17th July (Press preview, 6pm, Thursday 14th July). The Summer Show is the culmination of a year’s design work in the studios and is entirely student... View full entry
Architecture grad students get (canopied) field experience with the Port Authority
Graduate students from the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture’s Graduate Design and Build Studio program will officially begin work for the Port Authority of Houston Wednesday.
The project aims to build an open shade structure for a security checkpoint where officers would check I.D.s. under the protection of a canopy.
— The Daily Cougar
Is working for the Port Authority as a grad student like interning for the government, especially when "The $75,000 [grad-student designed] project is more cost effective than the previous designs that would’ve cost between $200,000 to $400,000"?Related:• The school of helpful knocks: the... View full entry
Guggenheim to host "Competing Intelligence" Digital Architecture Masterclass this Saturday
Mark your calendars, The Guggenheim is hosting a free one-day "Competing Intelligence" Digital Architecture Masterclass this Saturday, March 7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. All current architecture students and recent graduates (from within the past five years) in the New York metro area are encouraged... View full entry
For Interns, All Work and No Payoff
Call them members of the permanent intern underclass: educated members of the millennial generation who are locked out of the traditional career ladder and are having to settle for two, three and sometimes more internships after graduating college, all with no end in sight.
— The New York Times
NEXT LANDMARK Contest Announces Two Winning Projects
Two projects have been chosen as respective category winners in the first NEXT LANDMARK Floornature International Contest. The competition, open to architects and designers who graduated after 2000, includes two categories: First Work for built projects and Research for unbuilt projects, ideas, reflections and graduating theses.
Architects Support Students' Call for Pro Bono Work in Exchange for Loan Relief
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) today called for Congress to pass legislation that includes architecture school graduates in the same programs that offer other graduates loan debt assistance if they donate their services to their communities and elsewhere.
The AIA/AIAS initiative comes as both President Obama this past weekend and likely Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney today urged Congress to head off a scheduled increase in student loan interest rates this July. Also today, the AIAS released a survey of almost 600 architect school... View full entry