“My hopes are that greed for knowledge, art, self-determination and expression go a long way. It is a true honor to have my name attached to so much hard work, alongside great names like Henry Louis Gates Jr. and W.E.B. Du Bois and to such a prestigious and historical institution, and all in the name of the music I grew to be a part of.” — latimes.com
Jonathan Dessi-Olive, a Master's candidate at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design, has recently been announced as recipient of the 2013 RAMSA Travel Fellowship. The $10,000 prize is awarded annually by the Partners of Robert A.M. Stern Architects for the purpose of travel and research. — bustler.net
Winners of the 15th annual BERKELEY PRIZE competition have been announced. The 2013 prize program focuses on the topic: 'The Architect and the Accessible City.' 152 architecture students from 26 countries responded to this year’s question: "Provide us with an overview of what is being done in your city to make it accessible to people who have physical disabilities. In your opinion as an architect, what more can be done?" — bustler.net
Peter Reyner Banham spent his time in Buffalo engaged in a scholarly project on the imaginary of American industrial architecture that took the form of historical research, hands-on engagement and seminar instruction, resulting in his landmark work, A Concrete Atlantis. In celebration of...
The RAMSA Travel Fellowship is a $10,000 prize awarded yearly by Robert A. M. Stern Architects for the purpose of travel and research. More specifically, the RAMSA Travel Fellowship seeks to promote investigations on the perpetuation of tradition through invention - key to the firm’s own...
The American Institute of Architects has bestowed Honorary Fellowships on seven international architects for their achievements in the field of architecture. — bustler.net
This year's honorable fellows are: Zvi Hecker of Zvi Hecker Architect (Germany) Ladislav Lábus of Ladislav Lábus AA - Architektonický Atelier (Czech Republic) Francisco Mangado of Mangado y Asociados, S.L. (Spain) Fernando Romero of FR-EE | Fernando Romero Enterprise (Mexico) Matthias...
United States Artists yesterday celebrated the 54 USA Fellows for 2012 at a gala at The Getty Center in Los Angeles. Fellowship grants of $50,000 each were awarded to outstanding talent in the disciplines Architecture & Design, Crafts & Traditional Arts, Dance, Literature, Media, Music, Theater Arts, and Visual Arts. — bustler.net
The six fellows for 2012 in the Architecture & Design category are Jesse Reiser & Nanako Umemoto of New York firm Reiser + Umemoto, RUR Architecture; Marcelo Spina & Georgina Huljich of LA-based practice P-A-T-T-E-R-N-S; Stephen Luoni, Director of the University of Arkansas Community...
United States Artists has honored the USA Fellows for 2011 at a festive event earlier this week in Santa Monica, CA. Fellowship grants of $50,000 each were awarded to fifty outstanding performing, visual, media, and literary artists or artist teams. USA Fellowships are presented annually in the disciplines Architecture & Design, Crafts & Traditional Arts, Dance, Literature, Media, Music, Theater Arts, and Visual Arts. — bustler.net
Bryan is one of two winners of the Branner Fellowship given by the UC Berkeley CED in 2010, the 2011 winners will be announced next month. The fellowship is given to two or three M. Arch students each year and provides a generous stipend to travel the world for 12 months while researching a topic for their thesis. — UC Berkeley (Michael)
Daniel Toole, an architect at Perkins + Will in Seattle and a 2008 University of Oregon architecture graduate, has won the 5th Annual Cavin Family Traveling Fellowship award for his design, “Whittier Organic Food Center Towers,” a system that “flips” greenhouses vertically to incorporate on-site energy generation from wind and solar exposure, gravity-fed hydroponics, housing for students and farm laborers, and space for farmers’ markets. — bustler.net
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