Tuesday, January 8 , 2018
Current Work | Marina Tabassum: Dwelling in the Ganges Delta

Marina Tabassum founded Dhaka-based Marina Tabassum Architects (MTA) in 2005 aiming to establish a contemporary architectural language without losing its roots of place. Tabassum will discuss MTA's prioritization of local materials, climate, culture, and history as well as recent and ongoing projects. 

Marina Tabassum graduated from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology in 1995. That year, she founded URBANA, where she was a partner for ten years. Tabassum is currently the academic director of the Bengal Institute of Architecture, Landscapes and Settlements in Dhaka. Her design for the Bait ur Rouf Mosque received the Aga Khan Award for Architecture in 2016 and the Jameel Prize 5 in 2018. 

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.
Contested Ground: Design and the Politics of Memory
A conversation with Jeanne Gang, Amanda Williams, and Mabel O. Wilson

How can historians, architects, and designers make visible and physically memorialize lost histories - what the founding Director of the Smithsonian's National African American Museum of History and Culture, Lonnie Bunch, refers to as "histories that hide in plain sight"? What are the design implications of spatializing the politics of memory? To whom will these memorials speak, and what do they tell us about our shared past? A three-way conversation between Jeanne Gang, Amanda Williams, and Mabel O. Wilson will explore these questions based on their research and design projects addressing public space, race, and cultural memory.

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.
Exhibition | Drawing Codes: Experimental Protocols of Architectural Representation, Volume II

Curated by Andrew Kudless and Adam Marcus 

Emerging technologies of design and production have opened up new ways to engage with traditional practices of architectural drawing. This exhibition, the second volume in a series organized by the CCA Digital Craft Lab, features experimental drawings by architects who explore the impact of new technologies on the relationship between code and drawing: how rules and constraints inform the ways we document, analyze, represent, and design the built environment.

Gallery Hours
Tuesday - Friday 2PM to 7PM
Saturday and Sunday 12Noon to 7PM

Presented by The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of The Cooper Union and California College of the Arts / Digital Craft Lab. 

This event is free and open to the public.

Image: Marc Fornes / THEVERYMANY. 
Gallery Roundtable and Reception | Drawing Codes

Curators Adam Marcus and Andrew Kudless will present a brief overview of the exhibition and broader Drawing Codes project, with responses by Michael Young of The Cooper Union, Sean Anderson of MoMA, Ashley Bigham and Erik Hermann of Outpost Office, Stephanie Lin, and V. Mitch McEwen. 

This event is free and open to the public.

Image: MILLI0NS, Zeina Koeitem and John May.  
Regular City: Joan Busquets, Construction of Ideas Lecture

Please join the School of Architecture for a lecture by Joan Busquets on his new book ( Urban Grids: Handbook for Regular City Design (ORO Editions, 2019). This lecture is co-sponsored with the Harvard Alumni Architectural and Urban Society (HAAUS), and presented in conjunction with the exhibition  Regular City: Construction of Ideas Past and Future. 

This event is open to current Cooper Union students, faculty, and staff. 
NADAAA (Nader Tehrani, Arch dean & fac, principal) | Article | "25 Notable Projects of 2018," ARCHITECTURAL RECORD, December 24, 2018 | Article | "15 Simply Amazing Wood Interiors," INTERIOR DESIGN, January 4, 2019

Anthony Vidler, Arch fac | Book | SECOND-RATE UTOPIA: Architecture Words 10, Architectural Association, January 2019

Diana Agrest, Arch fac | Book | ARCHITECTURE OF NATURE: NATURE OF ARCHITECTURE, Applied Research & Design, January 2019

Guido Zuliani, Arch fac | Article | "Milano | Città Studi - Residenza Carlo Erba: aggiornamento gennaio 2019," URBANFILE, January 3, 2019

Aranda\Lasch (Benjamin Aranda, Arch fac) | Honorable Mention | "2018 Best of Design Award for Interior - Retail," THE ARCHITECTS NEWSPAPER, December 14, 2018

Common Accounts (Igor Bragado, Arch fac)| Shortlist | 2020 Venice Biennale in Architecture Shortlist, The Canada Council for the Arts, December 19, 2018

Igor Bragado, Arch fac | Award | The 2018-2019 Rome Prize, The Royal Spanish Academy in Rome, December 17, 2018 
Diller Scofidio + Renfro (Elizabeth Diller, AR 79, Ricardo Scofidio, AR '55/Arch fac emeritus) | Article | "MIT to consolidate its architecture school in a warehouse revamped by DS+R," THE ARCHITECTS' NEWSPAPER, December 18, 2018 | Article | "Introducing the 2019 AD100," ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST, December 12, 2018

Daniel Libeskind, AR '70 | Article | "The Twelve Books of Christmas (with one extra for good measure)," ACSA, December 13, 2018 | Article | "Daniel Libeskind's Affinity for Crystals Influences His Swarovski Star for Rockefeller Center Tree," INTERIOR DESIGN, December 18, 2018 | Article | "Book Review: Makers of Modern Architecture, Volume III: From Antoni Gaudí to Maya Lin," ARCHITECTURAL RECORD, January 3, 2019 | Article | "The star of the Wise Men. Swarovski Star for the Rockefeller Center by Daniel Libeskind," METALOCUS, January 5, 2019 | Article | "Toshiko Mori to receive 2019 AIA/ACSA Topaz Medallion for Architectural Education," METALOCUS, December 10, 2018 | Article | "Introducing the 2019 AD100," ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST, December 12, 2018

Toshiko Mori, AR '76 | Featured | "AIA announces its 2019 Firm of the Year, Whitney  M. Young, Jr., Award," THE ARCHITECTS' NEWSPAPER, December 7, 2018 | Article | "Toshiko More Awarded the 2019 AIA/ACSA Topaz Medallion," Architect Magazine, December 6, 2018

Lee H. Skolnick Architecture (Lee Skolnick, AR '79) | Article | "2018 Best of Design Awards winners for Interior - Institutional," THE ARCHITECTS' NEWSPAPER, December 13, 2018

Jesse Reiser, AR '81 | Article | "Reiser + Umemoto construction site triggers panic in Taiwan," THE ARCHITECTS' NEWSPAPER, December 14, 2018

Leslie Gill, AR '82 | Exhibition Design | "Chagall, Lissitzky, Malevich: The Russian Avant-Garde in Vitebsk, 1918-1922," The Jewish Museum,  September 14, 2018-January 6, 2019, NYC

Nanako Umemoto, AR '83 | Article | "Reiser + Umemoto construction site triggers panic in Taiwan," THE ARCHITECTS' NEWSPAPER, Deember 14, 2018

Margaret Matz, AR '83 | Article | "Caribbean Contemporary Poets and Graphic Artists Moored at the Venice Biennale of Architecture 2018," IL TOLOMEO, December 2018, #20

Tom Scheerer, AR '85 | Article | "Introducing the 2019 AD100," ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST, December 12, 2018

Jean-Ulrick Desert, AR '85 | Article | "Caribbean Contemporary Poets and Graphic Artists Moored at the Venice Biennale of Architecture 2018," IL TOLOMEO, December 2018, #20

Christoff:Finio (Martin Finio, AR '88) | Article | "Introducing the 2019 AD100," ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST, December 12, 2018

Charles Matz, AR '90 | Article | "Caribbean Contemporary Poets and Graphic Artists Moored at the Venice Biennale of Architecture 2018," IL TOLOMEO, December 2018, #20

Snarkitecture (Daniel Arsham, A '03, Alex Mustonen, AR '05) | Article | "Snarkitecture to Open First Permanent Exhibition Space Called Snark Park," HYPEBEAST, November 29, 2018

Dorit Aviv, AR '09 | Article | "Climate Adaptive Volume: Solving the Motion Envelope of a Reconfigurable Cooling Aperture for Desert Climate," TAD  Technology|Architecture+Design, Volume 2: Issue 2

Ofunne Oganwu, AR '13 | Article | "2018 Civic Leadership Program: EDUCATION - Inside | Out," AIA NEW YORK, December 12, 2018

Eduardo Andres Alfonso, AR '14 | Review | "Paul Rudolph at 100: The Mischief Maker in a New Light," The New York Times, December 20, 2018

CALL FOR APPLICANTS | ART OMI: Artists 2019 Local Fellowship  guarantees an opportunity for an artist based within the vicinity of Art Omi to join the 2019 international residency cohort. Eligible disciplines include visual arts, sound art, performance, and social practice. Deadline: January 20, 2019.  Learn More...
OPEN CALL | Creative Time Artists Open Call is now receiving project proposals from emerging artists at a critical juncture in which the opportunity to experiment and receive resources from a major arts organization would be impactful. Deadline: January 18, 2019. Learn More...  

CALL FOR APPLICANTS | ART OMI: Artists invites 30 artists from around the world, representing a wide diversity of artistic styles and practice to gather in rural New York for four weeks each summer. Deadline: January 27, 2019. Learn More...

CALL FOR PAPERS AND CREATIVE WORK | 2019 Architecture & Film Symposium: Of Performance offers a critical forum for presenting creative practices involving film, architecture, and design. Interdisciplinary research and collaborations that include architecture, cinematography, spatial design, the humanities and performing arts are welcome. Deadline: February 3, 2019. Learn More...

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS | New Museum: IdeasCity New Orleans is a civic platform that explores the future citys with art and culture as a driving force. The program is organized as a residency of emerging practitioners working at the intersections of urbanism, art, design, technology, and community activism. Deadline: January 15, 2019. Learn More... 

CALL FOR APPLICANTS | Douglas A. Garofalo Fellowship at UIC is a nine-month teaching fellowship that provides an emerging designer the opportunity to teach studio and seminar courses in the undergraduate and graduate programs and conduct independent research. Deadline: January 21, 2019. Learn More...

PRIZE COMPETITION | 2018 CHICAGO PRIZE: CROSSING THE LINE The Chicago Architectural Club prompts designs in apprehension or crossing of material or immaterial lines as investigations or interventions of the urban political fabric. Deadline: January 21, 2019. Learn More... 

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | 2019 ACSA/EAAE Teachers Conference: Practice of Teaching/Teaching of Practice focuses on the hunch that dries the practice of teacher/researcher in their practice. Scholarly presentations and project-based position statement posters for a conference exhibit are solicited. Abstract Deadline: January 23, 2019.  Learn More...

CALL FOR APPLICANTS | Rotch Traveling Scholarship is an annual two-stage design competition that results in one person traveling the world for at least six months studying architecture. Deadline: January 25, 2019. Learn More... 

CALL FOR SUBMISISONS | LOG 46 access unsolicited submissions of previously unpublished work, including, but not limited to, writings, drawings, and photos. Deadline: January 30, 2018. Learn More...

CALL FOR APPLICANTS | KLEINER PERKINS Fellows join our portfolio companies, where they develop their technical or design skills and are mentored by an executive within the company. Deadline: January 31, 2019. Learn More...

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS | Arnold W. Brunner Grant is offered to advance study in any area of architectural investigation that will effectively contribute to the knowledge, teaching or practice of the art and science of architecture. Deadline: February 1, 2019. Learn More...  

DESIGN CHALLENGE | Metals in Construction Magazine: Create a New Urban Pathway challenges designers, architects to submit your vision for a pedestrian bridge that navigates efficiently between two sites. Deadline: February 1, 2019.  Learn More...

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | The Journal of Architectural Education Issue 73:2 : WORK With Architectural work increasingly undervalued and often unrewarding, is it possible to reevaluate the nature of what we do, how we perform tasks, and recalibrate the labor of those in related fields and for ourselves? Deadline: February 1, 2019.  Learn More...

CALL FOR PAPERS | The AHRA 16th Annual Conference in Dundee encourages submissions from architects, urbanists, planners, community activists, and policymakers, alongside scholars and practicioners from related fields. Deadline: February 1, 2019.  Learn More...

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | Zocalo Eight Annual Poetry Prize has been awarded to the U.S. poet whose poem best evokes a connection to place. Deadline: February 4, 2019. Learn More...

CALL FOR ENTRIES | League Prize 2019: Just invites young architects and designers to submit work to this annual prize competition organized to recognize visionary work. Deadline: February 11, 2019. Learn More... 

CALL FOR PROPOSALS | CIEE Conference: Opening Doors to Increase Diversity in Study Abroad Less than 30% of students who study abroad are from underrepresented groups and actionable ideas  are necessary to make all aspects of education more equitable. Deadline: February 11, 2019. Learn More... 

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS | Toptal Scholarships for Women awards $10,000 and a year of mentorship to five future female leaders who want to change the world. Entries will be judged on the originality of the idea, your plan for making it happen, and your passion for the cause it represents. Deadline: March 31, 2019. Learn More...

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | FIGMENT NYC 2019 is a free participatory arts event that celebrates creativity by challenging artists and participants to find new ways to create, share, and dream. Deadline: April 7, 2019. Learn More..


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