LECTURES AND EVENTS

Thursday, October 3 , 2019
TONIGHT: Book Launch and Panel | Architecture of Nature / Nature of Architecture


A panel to discuss the issues raised in Diana Agrest's recent publication,  Architecture of Nature / Nature of Architecture,  featuring Diana Agrest, Beatriz Colomina, Kurt Forster, Peter L. Galison, Caroline A. Jones, Sylvia Lavin, and Paul Lewis. 

Drawing inspiration from disciplines ranging from philosophy to the history of science, Agrest uses architecture's modes of seeing and representational techniques as a means to explore the history of the earth. Transcending disciplinary boundaries of architecture, urbanism, and landscape, the book rigorously and creatively examines natural phenomena through original drawings and models. 

This event is co-sponsored with The Architectural League of New York.  Tickets  are free.
Current Work | Carme Pigem of RCR Architectes: Timeless


Spanish architects Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem, and Ramon Vilalta founded RCR Arquitectes in 1988 in their hometown of Olot, Girona. The firm's projects are rooted in a strong sense of place and community, as reflected in their choice of materials, geometries, and sites.  RCR Arquitectes is the recipient of the 2017 Pritzker Architecture Prize.

The lecture will be followed by a conversation with Nader Tehrani, principal of NADAAA and dean of The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of The Cooper Union.

This lecture is co-sponsored with The Architectural League of New York. Tickets are free for Cooper Union students and faculty with valid ID, and League members.
Panel and Book Launch | Breaking Ground: Architecture by Women


Breaking Ground: Architecture by Women (Phaidon, 2019) is a timely record of the extraordinary contribution women architects have made to the profession. Documenting more than 200 significant buildings designed by women all over the world, this publication is a visual manifesto of outstanding architecture. Marking the celebration of this new book's release will be a panel discussion including Toshiko Mori, AR '76, Mónica Ponce de León, Brigitte Shim, Hilary Sample and Marion Weiss. 

The panel will be introduced and moderated by Hayley Eber and Lorena Del Rio.   

This event is free and open to the public. RSVP here. 
Visiting Lecture | Piet Eckert: Strategic Methodologies


Architecture may react to a context that is increasingly driven by the massive impact of social, political, economic, and ecological factors, attempting to maintain a singular sense of cohesion. The contradictory has become the contemporary program of our discipline. A strategic organization of space is one that mixes elements, value systems, and action logic. It opens up a combination of essential incoherencies. The target of strategic architecture is to manage the coexistence of conflicting values.

The exhibition is free and open to the public.
Exhibition | How to Build a House: Architectural Research in the Digital Age


This exhibition showcases the conception and making of the DFAB HOUSE, the world's first fully inhabited building to have been digitally planned and largely built with the help of robots and 3D printers. How to Build a House is a visual journey through research on the transformation of architecture and construction through computation. The exhibit is an entry point into understanding the digital as a novel domain for architects to draw from at each step of the design, fabrication, and assembly of a building. 

Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Friday, 2 - 7pm, Saturday and Sunday 12pm - 7pm 

The exhibition is free and open to the public.
FACULTY NEWS
Nader Tehrani, Arch dean/fac | Keynote Lecture | Universidad de Navarra Escuela de Arquitectura, September 27, 2019, Pamplona, Navarra, Spain

Michael Young, Arch fac | Feature | "Current Rome Prize Fellows," AMERICAN ACADEMY IN ROME, September 2019

Lydia Kallipoliti, Arch fac | Contributor | Oslo Architecture Triennale: "The Library", The National Museum - Architecture, September 27-November 24, 2019, Oslo, Norway | Featured | Architects Journal, "Oslo Architecture Triennale 2019 opens," project feature "Message in a Bottle," September 30, 2019

School of Architecture | Exhibition Review | "A new show at Cooper Union bridges architectural research and fabrication," THE ARCHITECTS' NEWSPAPER, September 20, 2019
ALUMNI NEWS
Diller Scofidio + Renfro (Elizabeth Diller, AR '79, Ricardo Scofidio, AR '55/Arch fac emeritus) | Article | "Third exhibition of the Cruising Pavilion goes institutional in Stockholm," THE ARCHITECTS' NEWSPAPER, September 24, 2019

Peggy Deamer, AR '77 | Lecture | Representation, California College of the Arts, September 26, 2019, San Francisco, CA

Maurice Cox, AR '83 | Article | "Detroit Design 139 showcases how Detroiters are reshaping their neighborhoods," THE ARCHITECTS' NEWSPAPER, September 28, 2019

Jennifer Lee, AR '97 | Article | "MMCA's Deoksugung outdoor project remembers Gojong, last Joseon king," THE KOREA HERALD, September 4, 2019

Obra Architects (Jennifer Lee AR, '97, Pablo Castro) | Article | "Architecture and Heritage: Unearthing Future" Architect Talks, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, September 21, 2019, Seoul, Korea

AT-HH (James Hamilton, AR '10, Malin Heyman, AR '12) | Group Exhibition | Cities, 2019 Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism, Seoul, South Korea | Featured | Eight Leading Architects Envision Future Stockholm at 2019 Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism, Arkdes, August 30, 2019
OPEN CALLS & OPPORTUNITIES
NEW

CALL FOR APPLICANTS | The Architecture Unit of the Port Authority of NY & NJ is seeking an Architectural Associate to join a staff of architects, landscape architects, and graphic designers working in a multidisciplinary design division on projects within the agency. Deadline: October 13, 2019. Learn More...  

CALL FOR ENTRIES | Stewardson Keefe LeBrun Travel Grant The Center for Architecture is now accepting grant applications for early to mid-level architects who wish to further their personal and professional development through travel. Deadline: November 1, 2019. Learn More...
DEADLINES APPROACHING  

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS | ART OMI: Architecture invites 10 early-to-mid-career architects from around the world to develop their work during a full two-week residency. Deadline: October 20, 2019. Learn More... 
ONGOING  

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS | The K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award recognizes graduate students who show exemplary promise as future leaders of higher education and whose work reflects a strong emphasis on teaching and learning. Deadline: October 1, 2019. Learn More... 

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS | American Academy in Rome: The Rome Prize supports the innovative and cross-disciplinary work in the arts and humanities of about 30 artists and scholars each year. Deadline: November 1, 2019. Learn  More...

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | POWER: Course Development Prize in Architecture, Climate Change, and Society will jury proposals for eight thousand dollars in cash prizes and two thousand dollars in travel support to present the winning course proposals at the ACSA Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA. Deadline: November 20, 2019. Learn More... 

CALL FOR ENTRIES | Experiential Design - Rethinking Relations Between People, Objects and Environments This conference offers a unique invitation to engage in cross disciplinary discourse around the role of people, objects and environments. Deadline: November 20, 2019. Learn More... 

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | CITY University of London: Complexity and the City Conference Seeks entries that explore design as intertwined in a web of other related agendas and disciplines including social policy, cultural expression, health, art, finance, and more. Deadline: December 1, 2019. Learn More...

CALL FOR IDEAS | Storefront for Art and Architecture: Museum of History and Community of Puerta Tierra What does a museum that serves its community look like? How can we create new understandings of the role of a cultural institution and its public purpose? Deadline: December 20, 2019. Learn More... 

DESIGN COMPETITION | BELT TIGHTENING - Bungalows for the Millenial Family Learning from the history and design of bungalows and utilizing the standard Chicago lot, design a new housing prototype for Chicago. Deadline: May 22, 2020. Learn More... 

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY | Whitney Museum of American Art Academic Year Internship 2019-2020 is looking for students committed to a part-time, two day a week, schedule for the semester or full school year during the fall or spring. Deadline is on a rolling basis. Learn More...

                                                                                         

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