NCARB awards $50K to Parsons and Clemson University for development of new integrative curricula
The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards have announced that the architecture programs of Parsons The New School for Design and Clemson University are the 2014 recipients of the NCARB Award. NCARB will award the schools a total of over US$50,000 to support the development of each school's proposed program, which explore new paradigms of integrating architectural practice and education.
The award is timelier than ever, in relation to NCARB's major announcements to expedite the architectural licensure and examination process in the U.S.Program: Clemson University, School of Architecture - Clemson, SCProposal: “Graduate Program in Architecture + Health”The project's mission is... View full entry
Get Lectured: Parsons The New School for Design Fall '13
Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2013 Here on Archinect we recently launched "Get Lectured", where we'll feature a school's lecture series--along with their snazzy posters--for the current season. Check back regularly to stay up-to-date and mark your calendars for any... View full entry
Timber in the City Competition: Design Students Imagine a Mixed-Use Complex for Red Hook
The Timber in the City competition organized by ACSA, the Binational Softwood Lumber Council, and Parsons The New School for Design, attracted over 1,000 architecture students and young professionals to create proposals for a mid-rise, mixed-use complex addressing NYC housing needs. The winners were chosen by a panel of leading architects and professors based on the use of wood as the primary structural material while meeting the needs of the Brooklyn waterfront community.
See the winning projects: www.acsa-arch.org/timber The competition focused on a site in the Brooklyn waterfront neighborhood of Red Hook, with a population of public housing residents and working artists and designers, and a number of new residential and commercial developments. With a focus on... View full entry