At least 15 Syrian students were killed on Thursday when rebel mortar bombs landed on the canteen of Damascus University's College of Architecture, state-run media reported. — Al Arabiya
Mortar shells landed on the canteen of Damascus University's College of Architecture killed at least 15 students and wounded 30 others on Thursday, state television reported, blaming rebels who have stepped up attacks in the heart of the Syrian capital.
Three winning entries [...] have recently emerged from the IIT Innovation Center Parametric Student Design Competition, held at Illinois Institute of Technology's College of Architecture under the guidance of professors Alphonso Peluso & John Manaves.
The brief was based on the school's recently announced plan to build a new ‘Innovation Center,’ a proposed hub for interdisciplinary education and an incubator for idea exchange between faculty, students, business and industry. — bustler.net
The very first edition of the international ISARCH Awards for architecture students and young architects has announced its winners. [...] The jury was composed of Ivan Harbour (Rogers, Stirk Harbour + Partners), Benedetta Tagliabue, Tomislav Dushanov (Associate at Herzog & de Meuron), Koji Tsutsui, and Fernando Marquez Cecilia. — bustler.net
The Sofitel is hosting a competition in which thirteen graduate students from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago will design both an interior and exterior future concept for a fictional Sofitel property in either Helsinki, Finland, Mozambique, or Lima, Peru—sites varying from an urban center, to an eco-resort to a traditional beach resort. — chicagoist.com
On Nov. 14, Jean-Paul Viguier, the French architect who designed Chicago's Sofitel, will formally judge each of the SIAC students’ entries along with the panel of local architects. Winners will be selected for both the best interior and best exterior concepts.
More than 25 high school students from across New Orleans, most of whom had never met an architect, recently took part in the inaugural Project Pipeline Architecture and Design Camp — a four-day, intensive workshop intended to introduce the process of design to a community with historically limited access to the design profession. — bustler.net
A 29-year-old man jumped to his death last night from a parking structure at The Grove in Los Angeles, police said.
The incident occurred at the outdoor mall around 7:30 p.m., according to Officer Karen Rayner of the Los Angeles Police Department. — bhcourier.com
It has just been confirmed that last week's jumper at LA's popular shopping area "The Grove" was SCI-Arc student Brian Henry (not to be confused with Archinect blogger Brian Henry). Our thoughts go out to his family, friends and schoolmates. * Above photo was taken by Brian, via his Flickr stream
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. — aia.org
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...
A few days ago, we posted a video of the gallery installation White, the thesis book show by the 20 fifth-year architecture students of Professor Karen Lange at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo College of Architecture and Environmental Design. Now we have also received plenty of exhibition photos from the students, as well as images of the construction process. — bustler.net
The students of Professor Karen Lange at California's Cal Poly San Luis Obispo College of Architecture and Environmental Design have shared with us a video of their recent thesis book show installaton, White. — bustler.net
Seniors in the architecture major will have to abandon T-squares and straight edges for their latest project: designing water slides for the Wild Wadi Water Park in Dubai.
The students will enter their designs into a global architecture contest sponsored by the Jumeirah hotel chain, which owns the water park. — yaledailynews.com
Thomas Unterseher is on a mission to make South Dakota's small towns more attractive, and he's starting in the place he knows best: his hometown of Mobridge.
Like many small towns in the state, Mobridge has been on the decline for decades and is struggling to maintain its population. [...]
But since there's little money in the city budget to pay architects or designers to develop a long-term plan to pitch to residents, Unterseher is turning to an untapped resource: architecture students. — businessweek.com
Some local high school students tackled architect R. Buckminster Fuller’s famed geodesic dome during the University of Memphis’ Architecture Summer Camp. Architects from local firm brg3s lectured on structural design and helped the students build their newspaper dome. — downtown.wmctv.com
The clinic's mandate is to expose architect students to the real world of the business by allowing them the chance to work with clients as lead designer from start to finish while giving the public exposure to the profession.
Cottrell says most of the projects the students take on are too small for architects to take on - projects such as kitchen and deck renovations for instance, to a custom home on the Rideau River in Smiths Falls. — emcottawawest.ca
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
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...
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