Ten finalists have been announced in the International School-Museum of Flamenco (ISMOF) competition [...] Organized by the Spanish platform contestA, ISMOF is an international ideas competition with the main objective to enable students of architecture and young architects to present their work, promote research in the field of museum architecture, as well as to highlight the important role of flamenco in the Spanish identity, specifically the Andalusian. — bustler.net
Earlier this week on Wednesday, the construction of the new academic building for the Amsterdam University College reached its highest point. Mecanoo architecten, based in Delft, designed the 6,000 m² faculty for the University of Amsterdam and VU University Amsterdam. The new Liberal Arts and Science building will be located in Science Park Amsterdam, the international science and research center in the area referred to as Watergraafsmeer, and will be realized in 2012. — bustler.net
Rochester Institute of Technology has received approval from the New York State Department of Education to offer a Master of Architecture program. A collaboration between RIT's Golisano Institute for Sustainability and the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, the Master of Architecture curriculum focuses on the areas of sustainability and urbanism, including integrated practice such as energy efficiency. — marketwire.com
Councilwoman Diaz said she heard about the Cal Poly student's proposal accidentally during a chance encounter on a plane flight to the Bay Area. — North County Times
I always tell graduating students to take their projects to real life and grass root campaign them. Well, so it happened to one Cal Poly, Pomona architecture student John Barlow, class of 2010 advised by professor Kip Dickson, when his project fell into the hands of...
Mecanoo architecten has won the architectural selection for the new Noorderpoort regional community college in Stadskanaal, the Netherlands. The 8,500 m² college is like a mansion with beautiful wetlands as a front lawn situated within the town's green heart. — bustler.net
I was always attracted to the emptiness of architecture schools during summer break. In fact when I was a student, that was the time I set up my shop in a choice place in school and worked on my projects. The whole place was wide open, I could pick and choose from furniture, equipment...
This year’s prize has been awarded to Aditya Aachi, of Diploma Unit 7, for his project 'Haiti Simbi Hubs'. The project proposes sanitation infrastructure for Haiti and draws on the unprecedented need for cooperation between the Haitian Government and NGOs to combat cholera outbreaks. — bustler.net
In a collaborative effort, the University’s School of Architecture and the nonprofit organization Africa’s Promise Village are working together to build a school for the Maasai people in the Serengeti plains of Tanzania. After a trip to East Africa in September, Donna Gunn, executive director of the nonprofit, said she was moved by the plight of the many children who live in poverty. — dailytexanonline.com
The new Ravensbourne campus, a university sector college innovating in digital media and design, at London's Greenwich Peninsula was just recently one of the winners in the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Awards 2011 (previously on Bustler). From a shortlist of 55 schemes, Ravensbourne’s building, designed by Foreign Office Architects, won through in the education and community category. — bustler.net
“This investment is a significant step towards realizing the School of Architecture,” said Floyd Laughren, Chair, Board of Governors of Laurentian University. “The School will be the first one to offer programs in French outside Quebec, and will enable Aboriginal and northern perspectives to be further reflected in sustainable design.” — laurentian.ca
The new wing of TAU's school of architecture, designed by benefactor David Azrieli, has unleashed a firestorm. — Haaretz Daily Newspaper
Since last year, every semester at USC School of Architecture ends with a public spectacle called BLUE TAPE. These two day marathon review sessions bring together nearly half of the architecture faculty from all five accredited architecture schools of Los Angeles and from other states.Last year...
Michael McKay, Assistant Professor at University of Kentucky College of Design (UK/CoD) shared with us his impressions from the PERFORMA workshop he recently taught at Lund University, School of Architecture, Department of Theoretical and Applied Aesthetics in Sweden. The two-week workshop was...
Amsterdam-based NL Architects have recently won the competition for a new school building in Knokke-Heist, Belgium. The proposal "De Vonk" (The Spark) acts as a transition between the city's outer rim and the adjacent farmland. — bustler.net
At Jestico + Whiles we have a practice half day every month in which we get to do creative tasks, site visits etc. In December, the task was to create Edible Architecture based on certain London landmarks. A friend and I were tasked with creating the Thames Barrier: — Bartlett School Blog (Chris)
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