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...
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)
at the same time,cecil balmond+roland snooks studio from university of pennsylvania was presenting their agent-based works just down stairs in the big studio.suddently,we ve felt something like earthquake that we thought it should be normal as we are in tokyo,japan.but it didnt soon stopped as usual and was going on shaking,wont stop!!!we started to run asap to 1st ground from 2nd studio in the persistent shakes.there is nothing in my mind at that time but run — University of Tokyo (Zhao) School Blog
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