NEWS AND EVENTS

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Archlog Launches

The School of Architecture is pleased to announce the launch of  Archlog, a blog dedicated to celebrating the diversity of voices within the discipline of Architecture. Archlog will provide a window into Architecture at Cooper and beyond: expounding student and faculty work, lectures and events as well as important developments taking place across the global architectural community. 


OPEN CALLS & OPPORTUNITIES
NEW

FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITY | Storefront for Art and Architecture seeks an individual for a one-year fully funded fellowship position to research and develop a global project related to architecture, design, and technology. The Program and Strategy Fellow will primarily support Architecture Conflicts, a high priority project of Storefront.   Learn More...

CALL FOR ENTRIES | Eleven Magazine: Biomimicry  Our latest competition celebrates Nature as the ultimate designer. We are looking for entries that showcase design and production of materials, structures, and/or systems that are modeled on and inspired by biological entities and processes in either form, function or both. Deadline: March 11, 2017.   Learn More... 

CALL FOR PROPOSALS | The 2017 Buckminster Fuller Challenge Launched in 2007, the Fuller Challenge has helped initiate the whole systems approach to understanding and intervening in complex and interrelated crises for wide-scale social and environmental impact. To express your interest in entering the 2017 Fuller Challenge, email challenge@bfi.org or sign up for their newsletter, Trimtab, to stay updated on cycle announcements. Before entering, read the 2016 Call for Proposals. Deadline: March 31, 2017. Learn More... 

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | Fresh Meat IX: The Fake and the Radical The formulation and production of architecture is constantly leveled against its past, present, and future authorities, that forever rewrite the rulebook. Fresh Meat Journal invites submissions regarding forms that hide, react, reject, conceal, and distort the rules of the day. Deadline: April 1, 2017. Learn More...

DEADLINE APPROACHING  

CALL FOR PAPERS | Rethinking Art History: Center and Periphery, the 10th Annual Ph.D. Symposium at the UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts takes place on March 3 through March 4, 2017. The symposium reflects the interests of the current doctoral students in the Visual Arts department. Please submit your CV and Abstract (250 word limit) to visartsymposium2017@gmail.com. Deadline: January 15, 2017.   Learn More... 
 
OPEN CALL | The Wassaic Project The annual Summer Exhibition is up from May 20 through mid-September and open to the public every weekend (including the weekend of our Summer Festival). The Summer Festival is a free, annual celebration of art, music, dance, and community, and attracts over 4,000 visitors a year. The festival takes place on August 4 through August 6, 2017. Deadline: January 16, 2017.   Learn More...
ONGOING

CALL FOR FELLOWS | THE HUMANITIES INSTITUTE, a research division within the LuEsther T. Mertz Library at the New York Botanical Garden, is pleased to offer a full-time, residential Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship for 2017 for current Ph.D. students or recent post-doctoral researchers whose work focuses on areas of inquiry connecting natural history to the human experience. Candidates are invited to submit a proposal for independent research in the environmental humanities. Deadline: January 12, 2017.  Learn More...

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | Zumtobel Group Award 2017: Innovations for Sustainability and Humanity in the Built Environment is an architectural award that acts as a stimulus for new developments and concepts in the built environment that help meet current and future demands for improved urban living conditions and energy needs. The award aims to encourage research into and implementation of new sustainable and socially beneficial perspectives in the built environment. Deadline: January 15, 2017. Learn More...   

ART AND ARCHITECTURE RESIDENCY | I-Park Foundation Artist-in-Residency Program is offered free of charge to accepted/invited artists. When funding is available, a limited number of travel grants are offered to non-North American artists. The format is self-directed and non-judgmental. Residents are provided with a private bedroom, a private studio, a meal program as well as shared amenities. The typical residency session has a 4-week duration. Deadline: January 16, 2016.    
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LAND ART COMPETITION | Nka Foundation invites submissions from creative practitioners and organizations dedicated to community placemaking to participate in its 2017 Land Art Competition. The competition is open to landscape architects, artists, curators, designers, architects, urban planners, structural engineers, university students and others from around the world to submit ideas for large-scale and site-specific public art installations based on site in rural Ghana. Registration Deadline: January 31, 2017. Learn More...

OPEN CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS | IdeasCity Arles The next edition of the New Museum's platform that explores the future of cities with arts and culture as driving forces - which will take place May 22-27, 2017. The weeklong residency program, led by Joseph Grima, IdeasCity Director, invites emerging practitioners working at the intersection of art, activism, design, technology, and urbanism. Deadline: January 31, 2017. Learn More...

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | Harvard GSD 2017 Wheelwright Prize announces the fifth cycle of its open international competition awarding a $100,000 fellowship to a talented early-career architect to support travel-based research. This annual prize is dedicated to fostering new forms of architectural research informed by cross-cultural engagement.  Deadline: January 31, 2017. Learn More...

DESIGN CHALLENGE | Reimagine Structure: Metals in Construction Magazine invites architects and engineers to submit their design for a high-rise building that integrates its enclosure and it primary structure for the purpose of minimizing embodied energy. The design must integrate elements providing environmental protection and resistance to wind and seismic forces. Deadline: February 1, 2017. Learn More... 

APPLICATIONS OPEN | The Arnold W. Brunner Grant Promotes engagement in advanced architectural investigation that contributes to the practice, teaching or knowledge of the Art and Science of Architecture. The Brunner Grant is a prestigious award given to mid-career architects. The proposed investigation is to result in a final written work, design project, research paper, or other form of presentation. Deadline: February 1, 2017.  Learn More... 

CALL FOR ENTRIES | 2017 Architectural League Prize: Support  Young architects and designers are invited to submit work to the annual Architectural League Prize Competition. Projects of all types, either theoretical or real, and executed in any medium, are welcome. The jury will select work for presentation in lectures, digital media, and an exhibition in June 2017. Winners will receive a cash prize of $2,000. Deadline: February 13, 2017.  Learn More...

DESIGN COMPETITION | arch out loud: Borders, Korean Demilitarized Zone Underground Bath House challenges designers to explore the possibility of creating an underground bath house within the Korean Demilitarized one which responds to the surrounding geopolitical conditions. The role tourism can play in opening relations across a border begs the question: How does architecture position itself in the middle of this condition of tension? Deadline: February 16, 2017. Learn More...

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS | Cities, Communities and Homes: Is the Urban Future Livable? A conference organized by AMPS and the University of Derby springing from documentation of the complexity of our cities and their socio-economic differences. This conference seeks to explore how the three issues of city development, sense of community and housing need, all combine to make lives in our cities livable - or not. This event is interdisciplinary by default. Deadline: March 1, 2017. Learn More... 

SUBMISSIONS OPEN | arch out loud: DEATH AND ARCHITECTURE  will examine the juxtaposition of these terms, delving into the ever-changing sociological responsibilities of architecture and the constant, unchanging condition of death. This is an open call for submissions of original written or graphic work pertaining to the relationship between the dead and the city. Deadline: Not Specified.  Learn More... 


FACULTY NEWS  
John Hejduk, AR '50/Arch fac & dean emeritus (deceased) | Article | "John Hejduk: l'architettura e la sua idea 'It's not just building per se. It's building worlds'," FESTIVAL ARCHITETTURA, #4, 2016

Aranda/Lasch (Benjamin Aranda, Arch fac) | Article | "Ten finalists present installation proposals for Exhibit Columbus," THE ARCHITECTS' NEWSPAPER, December 20, 2016  | Article | "Aranda\Lasch and Native American artist Terrol Dew Johnson combine traditional and modern craft in this new exhibition," THE ARCHITECTS' NEWSPAPER, December 19, 2016  | Article | "Aranda\Lasch Is Collaborating with the Tohono O'odham Nation to Create Futuristic Baskets," Artsy, October 13, 2016  | Article | "Native American Spiral Baskets Inspire an Architectural Art Installation," The Creators Project, November 26, 2016

Young & Ayata (Michael Young, Arch fac) | Article | "Design Vanguard 2016", ARCHITECTURAL RECORD, December 1, 2016

ALUMNI NEWS
Diller Scofidio + Renfro (Elizabeth Diller, AR '79, Ricardo Scofidio, AR '55/Arch fac | Article | "Diller Scofidio + Renfro take centre stage," WORLD ARCHITECTURE NEWS, December 14, 2016  | Article | "The Best Architecture in New York of 2016," THE NEW YORK TIMES,  December 15, 2016

Daniel Libeskind, AR '70 | Article | "Holocaust Memorial Is Closer to Reality in Amsterdam," THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 16, 2016  | Article | "Daniel Libeskind reveals Holocaust Monument of Names project in  Amsterdam." METALOCUS, December 22, 2016

                                                                                         

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