AIA announces recipients of its 2017 Honorary Fellowships
Drawing from an international roster of architects who meet the five objects of nomination (including ensuring "the advancement of the living standards of people through their improved environment") the AIA has announced this year's honorary fellowships. The fellowship, which doesn't have a set... View full entry
Harvard GSD launches new fellowship in partnership with Perkins+Will to support students of color
Architecture is often criticized for its lack of diversity, and many feel that education is a key way to address the issue for the future. In that vein, Harvard's GSD announced yesterday the establishment of the Philip Freelon Fellowship Fund, designed to "provide expanded academic opportunities... View full entry
Society of Architectural Historians Accepting Applications for H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship
The Society of Architectural Historians’ prestigious H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship will be offered for 2015 and will allow a recent graduate or emerging scholar to study by travel for one year. The fellowship is not for the purpose of doing research for an advanced academic degree... View full entry
2014 RAMSA Travel Fellowship awarded to McGill University grad student
Robert A.M. Stern Architects recently announced Anna Antropova, a master's degree candidate at the McGill University School of Architecture, as the recipient of the 2014 RAMSA Travel Fellowship.
The $10,000 fellowship will fund Antropova's trip to Japan, where she will study ancient wood joinery techniques. Her research focuses on the potential transformation and reintroduction of applying ancient timber techniques to modern construction.
"'This elegant and efficient mode of construction could meaningfully inform our western building industry, an industry addicted to toxic adhesives and an indiscriminate application of metal fasteners. Wood stands to be for our generation what steel and concrete were for the previous two or three... View full entry
2014 BERKELEY PRIZE Winners Announced
The winners of the 16th annual international BERKELEY PRIZE competition were just announced. The 2014 challenge revolved around the topic: 'The Architect and the Healthful Environment.' 141 undergraduate architecture students from 28 countries responded to this year’s call to describe examples of healthful and unhealthful environments in their respective cities and to compare them analytically.
Robert A.M. Stern Architects 2014 Travel Fellowship now accepting submissions
Robert A.M. Stern Architects' RAMSA Travel Fellowship is back for its second year. The Fellowship awards $10,000 to an individual to support travel and research for studies that convey the firm's key ideal of perpetuating tradition through invention in architecture. Candidates demonstrate insight... View full entry
$100,000 Wheelwright Prize details announced for 2014
The Wheelwright Prize awards a $100,000 travel-based research grant to a recent architect whose proposal conveys a talented, scholarly and professional design sense. Originally established by Harvard's GSD in 1935 as the "Arthur Wheelwright Traveling Fellowship", the prize is meant to extend... View full entry
Harvard University announces Nas fellowship
“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.”
PennDesign Student Wins 2013 RAMSA Travel Fellowship
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.
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2013 Berkeley Prize Winners Announced
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?"
Peter Reyner Banham Fellowship 2013-2014
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... View full entry
Robert A. M. Stern Architects announces the RAMSA Travel Fellowship
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... View full entry
Seven International Architects Selected as 2013 AIA Honorable Fellows
The American Institute of Architects has bestowed Honorary Fellowships on seven international architects for their achievements in the field of architecture.
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... View full entry
6 Architects & Designers among list of the 2012 USA Fellows
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.
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... View full entry
5 Architects & Designers among USA Fellows for 2011
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.
The five fellows in the Architecture & Design category are Ada Tolla & Giuseppe Lignano, Elena Manferdini
, J. Morgan Puett, Jenny E. Sabin, and Mabel O. Wilson. View full entry