LECTURES AND EVENTS

Tuesday, October 15 , 2019
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, 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. 
Steel Institute of New York Lecture |  Studio Fuksas:  Love Will Save the World


Studio Fuksas, led by Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas, is one of the most distinguished international architectural firm in the world. Over the past 50 years the company has developed an innovative approach through a strikingly wide variety of projects, ranging from urban interventions to airports, from museums to cultural centers and spaces for music, from convention centers to offices, from interiors to design collections. With headquarters in Rome, Paris, Dubai, New York and Shenzhen, the practice has completed more than 600 projects and has worked in Europe, Africa, America, Asia and Australia, receiving numerous international awards.

The event is free and open to the public. RSVP here. 
Walking Tour | Nivola in New York: Figure in Field 


Please join The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of The Cooper Union for a walking tour of works by Sardinian-born artist and sculptor, Costantino Nivola, on Saturday, October 26th at 10am. The tour will begin at Louis Brandeis High School, located at 145 West 84th Street in Manhattan. This event is being held in conjunction with the upcoming exhibition of Nivola works set to open at The Cooper Union in January 2020. 

This event requires registration. Registration is free and open to the public.
Exhibition | XIV Spanish Architecture and Urbanism Biennial: VII Diploma Project 


This VII Diploma Project Exhibition (PFC) of Spanish Schools of Architecture, part of the XIV edition of the Spanish Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism (BEAU), is a selection of the 20 best End-of-Course Projects of graduating architecture students in Spain.  This presentation compliments an exhibition of award-winning Spanish Architecture from the BEAU, to be held at the  Cervantes Institute of New York  from October 30 to December 1, 2019. 

In conjunction with the two exhibitions, The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture will host public lectures by Antón García-Abril and Stella Betts on Tuesday, October 29, to be followed by a round table discussion and reception. On Wednesday, October 30, the  Cervantes Institute  will host lectures by William O'Brien Jr. and Anna Puigjaner, followed by a round table discussion and reception.

This exhibition is open to current Cooper Union students, faculty, and staff. The lectures and reception at The Cooper Union are free and open to the public. 
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.

This event is free and open to the public.
Panel Discussion | Innovation and Intersections: Architecture, Engineering & Building Construction


At this panel organized by  The IDC Foundation, leading educators will explore existing and needed innovations at the intersection of architecture, engineering and building construction. Speakers include  Amale Andraos, Assoc. AIA, Dean of Columbia University GSAPP, Frances Bronet, President of Pratt Institute, Jelena Kovacevic, Dean of the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, Maria Perbellini, Dean of the NYIT School of Architecture and Design, and Laura Sparks, President of The Cooper Union. Carol Loewenson, FAIA, Partner, Mitchell Giurgola and Board Member of The IDC Foundation will moderate the discussion. 

The event is free for students with a valid ID and tickets are available for the general public.
Launch | Student Work Collection Database: Phase I 


The Student Work Collection represents over eight decades of The Cooper Union's experimental, influential approach to architectural education. This material- part of which will become widely accessible to the public for the first time next month- encompasses analog image, text, and audio records as well as born-digital media that document more than 4,500 projects by over 1,500 students from the 1930s through the present. Phase I, which began in the 2016-17 academic year, will include the Collection's approximately 20,000 analog records dating from the 1930s-2000. This work highlights the singular inclusion of humanities in architectural pedagogy that distinguishes The Cooper Union from other schools of architecture.

The event will take place in the Great Hall, followed by a reception in the Third Floor Lobby. Event details to follow.

Image: "Analysis: Konstantin Melnikov, USSR Pavilion." Charles Krekelberg - Design III, Spring 1995. 
FACULTY AND STAFF NEWS
Nader Tehrani, Arch dean/fac | Article | "RISD leans into timber for its first new residence hall in 34 years," THE ARCHITECTS' NEWSPAPER, October 9, 2019

Lydia Kallipoliti, Arch fan | Lecture | "History Machines: The Deviant Practice of Inhabiting Information", Georgia-Tech, School of Architecture, October 16, 2019 | Featured | The Architecture of Closed Worlds: Or, what is the power of shit?, Six New Architecture Books for a Broken Planet, Kate Popova, STRELKA MAG, May 8, 2019  

Lea Bertucci, Arch staff | Performance | Naomi Punk, Shimmer, Lea Bertucci, Brooklyn Bazaar, October 9, 2019, Brooklyn, NY
ALUMNI NEWS
Elizabeth Diller, AR '79 | Lecture | "The Mile-Long Opera: a biography of 7 o'clock", New Canonical Histories, Architectural Association, October 3, 2019, London, England

Daniel Libeskind, AR '70 | Article | "onePULSE Foundation reveals heavy-hitting shortlisted designs for new museum," THE ARCHITECTS' NEWSPAPER, October 4, 2019

Diller Scofidio + Renfro (Elizabeth Diller, AR '79, Ricardo Scofidio, AR '55/Arch fac emeritus) | Article | "onePULSE Foundation reveals heavy-hitting shortlisted designs for new museum," THE ARCHITECTS' NEWSPAPER, October 4, 2019 | Article | "Architecture and Design Galleries Reopen at MoMA in New York, ARCHITECTURAL RECORD, October 9, 2019

RUR (Jesse Reiser, AR '81, Nanako Umemoto, AR '83) | Article | "Building Beyond Place: RUR Engages Taiwan's Architectural Cosmopolitanism," DEXIGNER, October 3, 2019 | Panelists | An Architecture for Every Place and No Place in Particular, E.Tay Gallery, October 10, 2019, NYC

Stan Allen, AR '81 | Panelist | An Architecture for Every Place and No Place in Particular, E.Tay Gallery, October 10, 2019, NYC

Shigeru Ban, AR '84 | Article | "Shigeru Ban Architects completes a sprawling mass timber campus for Swatch," THE ARCHITECTS' NEWSPAPER, October 4, 2019

Vladimir Belogolovsky, AR '96 | Keynote Lecture | La XVII Bienal Internacional de Arquitectura de Buenos Aires BA19, October 16, 2019, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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

Sotirios Koutolas, AR '03 | Article | "Vision for sustainable living downtown," WINNIPEG FREE PRESS, September 23, 2019

Brad Samuels, AR '05 | Lecture | UC Berkeley Environmental Design, October 9, 2019, Berkeley, CA

SITU Studio (Basar Girit, Aleksey Lukyanov-Cherney, Brad Samuels, all AR '05) | Lecture | "SITU Studio," Alaska Design Forum: Polar Shift 2019 Lecture Series, Anchorage Museum, September 9, 2019, Anchorage, Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center, Anchorage, AK, September 10, 2019, Fairbanks, AK, Hangar Ballroom, September 11, 2019, Juneau, AK | Article | Transforming Brooklyn's Libraries through Design, Williamsburgh Public Library, October 17, 2019, NYC
OPEN CALLS & OPPORTUNITIES
NEW

DISCOUNTED TICKETS | The Architecture & Design Film Festival is the world's largest film festival that celebrates the unique spirit of architecture and design. The festival will take place at Cinepolis Chelsea October 16-20 and has a lineup of 25 short and feature documentaries from around the world. Student tickets are discounted at $12.50. Learn More...

APPLICATIONS OPEN | Bard Graduate Center Research and Visiting Fellowships are designed to further the institution's goal of promoting research in the areas of decorative arts, design history, and material culture. For questions, please contact fellowships@bgc.bard.edu. Deadline: November 15, 2019 and February 1, 2020. 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... 

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...

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...
ONGOING  

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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