LECTURES AND EVENTS

Wednesday, October 9 , 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. 
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 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. 
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 | AIA Philadelphia's Forum on Architecture + Design, Convene Citiview, October 2-4, 2019, Philadelphia, PA

Guido Zuliani, Arch fac | Article | "Residenze Carlo Erba by Eisenman Architects and Degli Esposti Architetti," ARCHITECTURAL RECORD, October 1, 2019

Peter Eisenman, Arch fac | Article | "Residenze Carlo Erba by Eisenman Architects and Degli Esposti Architetti," ARCHITECTURAL RECORD, October 1, 2019
ALUMNI NEWS
The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture  | Featured | "America's Top Architecture Schools 2020," ARCHITECTURAL RECORD, October 1, 2019

Daniel Libeskind, AR '70 | Lecture | "Edge of Order," Pratt Institute, October 15, 2019, Brooklyn, NY

Peggy Deamer, AR '77 | Article | "Editorial: Work," JAE, 73:2, October 2, 2019

Elizabeth Diller, AR '79 | Speaker | Frieze Academy Art & Architecture Summit London, October 4, 2019, RIBA, London, England

RUR (Jesse Reiser, AR '81, Nanako Umemoto, AR '83) | Article | "Taiwan Embraces 'Weird' Building Boom With NYC's RUR Architects at the Helm," OBSERVER, September 30, 2019

Shigeru Ban, AR '84 | Article | "Swatch Inaugurates its Headquarters in Biel," SWATCH GROUP, October 3, 2019

Suzan Wines, AR '90 | Moderator | Transience Across Scales: Some Reflection from India in conversation with Filiep Decorte, City College Spitzer School of Architecture, October 10, 2019, NYC

Jason Vollen, AR '94 | Panelist | Climate Week 2019 Built Environment Symposium, September 27, 2019, NYC

Helmuth Rosales, AR '20 | Honoree | "Meet the 2019 Heritage Ball Honorees, Center for Architecture, October 2, 2019
OPEN CALLS & OPPORTUNITIES
DEADLINES APPROACHING  

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 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 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...

CALL FOR STUDENT ENTRIES | berkeley prize: The 2020 Essay Competition selects an annual topic critical to the discussion of the social art of architecture to prompt student entries. This year's topic is: how do civic buildings create community? Proposal 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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