Learn About Interior Architecture at the Boston Architectural College
This post is brought to you by Boston Architectural College. The Boston Architectural College’s School of Interior Architecture offers professionally accredited Bachelor of Interior Architecture and Master of Interior Architecture degree programs. Both degrees help students prepare to become... View full entry
Call for Applications 2016-17: Master Interior Architecture and Retail Design (MIARD)
This post is brought to you by the Piet Zwart Institute. Final Deadline: May 15 2016 EU and Dutch applicantsThe Piet Zwart Institute houses the international Master programs of the Willem de Kooning Academy, part of Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences. Named after the pioneering Dutch... View full entry
Learn About Design for Human Health at The Boston Architectural College
This post is brought to you by Boston Architectural College. The Master of Design Studies in Design for Human Health (MDS-DHH) is the first low residency—primarily online—master’s program dedicated to health and wellbeing within the built environment. This program is available at the Boston... View full entry
Ila Berman named dean of University of Virginia School of Architecture
The University of Virginia announced today that Ila Berman has been appointed the dean of the School of Architecture. Currently a tenured full professor in the School of Architecture at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, as well as a principal of SCALESHIFT design in Toronto, she will assume the role Aug. 15. [...]
Berman succeeds Dean Elizabeth K. Meyer, who will return to the faculty at the end of a two-year term.
Previously: Elizabeth K. Meyer named dean of University of Virginia School of ArchitectureMore dean-ish stories in the Archinect news:Dean Frederick Steiner leaves UT Austin for Penn Design due to new "campus carry" gun lawDeborah Berke named Dean of Yale School of Architecture, will succeed... View full entry
MIT named #1 architecture school in the world
For the second year in a row, MIT has been named the top university in the world for architecture/built environment in the latest subject rankings from QS World University Rankings. In art and design, the Institute ranked No. 2 globally, a jump from fourth position in 2015. Ten other subject areas at MIT were ranked No. 1.
“This ranking is testament to the success of the MIT model of research and teaching and its global commitment to address complex societal problems,” says [Dean] Hashim Sarkis
In related news:Get Lectured: MIT, Spring '16MIT and TU Delft emerge victorious at Hyperloop competition; Elon Musk drops hint about "electric jets"MIT researchers have created a new material that stores and releases solar energyStanford Anderson, head of MIT's Department of Architecture from... View full entry
Newschool President Marvin Malecha about his big plans for the school and San Diego
“San Diego is no longer a backwater to Los Angeles and San Francisco,” he said. “San Diego is becoming its own thing, its own place... a thought leader on its own, an innovation community.”
Malecha, the former dean at Cal Poly Pomona and North Carolina State University’s design schools, has big plans for Newschool, starting with more than doubling the 500-student enrollment by 2025 and taking over more space at the current location at Park Boulevard and F Street.
University of Waterloo School of Architecture's former GM on trial for fraud
A University of Waterloo employee secretly arranged for his mother to be paid $148,000 from the school’s coffers, his fraud trial heard Tuesday. Jeffrey Lederer is charged with fraud, theft and uttering forged documents.
He was employed by Waterloo until 2011, when he was asked to leave his position as general manager of the university’s architectural school.
— CTV News
Although he's no Bernie Madoff, just how does the former General Manager's illegal fund finagling rank in the annals of architectural rip-offs?Here's a tour of recent questionable architectural appropriations:Sean John rips off Pentagram's poster for Yale School of ArchitectureGetting ripped off... View full entry
Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Student Work" Pinterest Board
In case you haven't checked out Archinect's Pinterest boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding student projects on various Archinect People profiles.(Tip: use the handy FOLLOW feature to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect... View full entry
Despina Stratigakos on the emerging "third wave of feminism" in architecture
In 2000, women represented 13 percent of registered architects; today, that number stands at 19 percent. If this rate of progress holds, we’ll have to wait until 2093 before we reach a 50-50 gender split...Yet numbers alone won’t ensure retention if architecture’s gender-biased professional culture remains unchanged. Ten or 20 years from now, we may still be asking ourselves, 'Where are the women architects?'
— Metropolis Magazine
Despina Stratigakos — whose Architect Barbie collaboration sparked heated debate a few years ago — reflects on architecture's glacial progress toward gender equity as well as the profession's emerging "third wave of feminism".More related to equity in architecture:Why International Women's... View full entry
Explore architecture and design at UCLA this Summer
This post is brought to you by UCLA A.UD. Summer is almost here and UCLA Architecture and Urban Design are looking forward to an exciting four weeks packed with design, architecture and exploration! Individuals in the A.UD Summer Program spend their days investigating the world of Los Angeles... View full entry
Earn Your Architectural License Upon Graduation At The Boston Architectural College
This post is brought to you by Boston Architectural College. The Boston Architectural College has been engaged in architectural education since 1889. We educate students to become citizen architects who change and sustain the city. Our campus is located in the distinctive collegiate environment... View full entry
"Practice Sessions:" a way for students to practice practice
This post is brought to you by Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning. A practice session is different than the real thing, the big game, the final performance. All the pressures and impingements of the real thing are present—its rules, constraints, and mandate to perform—but... View full entry
Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture reaches fundraising goal of $2M, working towards independence from foundation
The Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture has issued a statement that it has reached its 2015 fundraising goal of $2 million – a crucial milestone towards establishing the school's independence from the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation. The goal of becoming an independent subsidiary of the... View full entry
Two Syracuse Architecture Faculty Members Think "Glocal" as School Launches New Design | Energy | Futures MS Concentration
This post is brought to you by Syracuse Architecture. Exciting things are happening at Syracuse Architecture as the School gears up to launch a brand new three-pronged area of study within its post-professional Master of Science (MS) in Architecture. The new curriculum DESIGN | ENERGY | FUTURES... View full entry
Royal College of Art announces Adrian Lahoud as new dean of architecture
The Royal College of Art has announced the appointment of Dr Adrian Lahoud as Dean of the School of Architecture.
Currently Head of the Architecture programme, Dr Lahoud joined the College in September 2015. Previously he led the MArch in Urban Design at The Bartlett, University College London. [...]
The appointment represents the conclusion of an international search. Dr Lahoud will take up his new position in January 2016.
— Royal College of Art