Archinect - News 2017-09-25T22:15:14-04:00 https://archinect.com/news/article/150003976/jennifer-ly-wins-2017-rotch-travelling-scholarship Jennifer Ly wins 2017 Rotch Travelling Scholarship Justine Testado 2017-04-20T14:51:00-04:00 >2017-04-20T14:51:17-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/c2/c2j0m57u05pdjz9w.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/c2/c2j0m57u05pdjz9w.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/c2/c2j0m57u05pdjz9w.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/c2/c2j0m57u05pdjz9w.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Jennifer Ly, a designer at <a href="http://archinect.com/fosterandpartners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Foster +&nbsp;Partners</a>, was recently announced as the lucky winner&nbsp;of the 2016-17 <a href="http://rotch.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rotch Travelling Scholarship</a>. Founded in 1883 in honor of Benjamin Smith Rotch,&nbsp;it allows the&nbsp;recipient to travel for at least 6 months studying architecture.&nbsp;</p><p>Starting with 110 entrants in stage one, only five finalists advanced to present their projects to the jury in Boston.&nbsp;Jennifer Ly ultimately&nbsp;won the jury's favor with her project &ldquo;New Common&rdquo;. Based in Silicon Valley, Ly &mdash; who received her master's in architecture at <a href="http://archinect.com/harvard" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Harvard GSD</a> in 2014 &mdash;&nbsp;will receive&nbsp;$38,500 to fund at least six months of travel in the coming year.</p><p><strong>New Common</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/q6/q62q9ya5hvac6qq5.jpg"></p><p>Project text: &ldquo;Situated in Boston&rsquo;s City Hall Plaza, the Forum is a contemporary civic place that promotes information, dialogue and collaboration. It fosters education and social interaction through the spatial intersections, ranging from intimate encounters to larger, urban spectacle.&rdquo;</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/zy/zyyit29by0kqvy2t.jpg"></p><p>&ldquo;The public auditorium serves as the center of the Forum, and opera...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/104958157/rotch-scholar-christopher-karlson-publishes-yearlong-research-on-european-performing-arts-based-architecture Rotch Scholar Christopher Karlson publishes yearlong research on European performing arts-based architecture Justine Testado 2014-07-24T20:41:00-04:00 >2014-09-03T09:40:33-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/l6/l6hhfwn75s1ew8e7.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/l6/l6hhfwn75s1ew8e7.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/l6/l6hhfwn75s1ew8e7.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/l6/l6hhfwn75s1ew8e7.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>After Christopher Karlson <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/3342770/christopher-karlson-wins-rotch-travelling-scholarship" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">won the coveted Rotch Travelling Scholarship</a> in 2011, he was required to document his research as images, drawings, and text to be submitted as a compilation report to the Rotch Trustees. Now, that report is finally available to the public as a print-on-demand book.</p><p>The 363-page document shows Karlson's yearlong journey to 35 European performance arts landmarks as an exploration of commercialized culture in the 'post-Bilbao' period (1997 to the present).</p><p>More details on Karlson's research right below:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hb/hbr9x7sc7443xh7z.jpg"></p><p>"<strong>Research Brief: </strong>A total of 35 examples of performing-arts-based architecture - spanning almost 240 years of civic metamorphosis - was observed in 28 autonomous cities using Europe&rsquo;s crowded and competitive urban network as a point of reference and comparative analysis."</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/a8/a8v8kpq7tav4xtva.jpg"></p><p>"The intention is to investigate the results of such completed projects that all encounter distinctive urban scales, cultural settings, and political footing - with focus on engagement in urban re...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/71014120/robert-alexander-wins-2013-rotch-travelling-scholarship Robert Alexander Wins 2013 Rotch Travelling Scholarship Alexander Walter 2013-04-10T20:15:00-04:00 >2013-08-13T23:09:27-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/zf/zfq6nipqymgbawa3.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/zf/zfq6nipqymgbawa3.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/zf/zfq6nipqymgbawa3.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/zf/zfq6nipqymgbawa3.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Robert K. Alexander of San Pedro, California, an adjunct faculty member of the architecture department at California State Polytechnic Institute University, Pomona&rsquo;s College of Environmental Design, has been named the 2013 Rotch Travelling Scholarship recipient. Alexander will receive a $37,000 stipend to spend eight months traveling and studying architecture around the world.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>