LECTURES AND EVENTS

Tuesday, November 28 , 2017
Geostories: Another Architecture for the Environment
 

Geostories  is a manifesto, developed by the design-research practice Design Earth, on the environmental imagination presented in architectural projects that engage the planetary scale with a commitment to the drawing as medium. This exhibition will present four subject-specific projects - After Oil Of Oil and Ice Pacific Aquarium  and Trash Peaks  - in the form of large scale drawings printed on canvas and mounted on wood. 

Gallery Hours
Tuesday - Friday 2pm-7pm, Saturday and Sunday 12pm-7pm
Closed Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24

This event is free and open to the public.

Image: "At the Bottom of the World," Of Oil and Ice, 2017. 
Franco Purini: Selected Works
 

The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture is pleased to present a selection of original drawings by renowned Italian architect, Franco Purini. The exhibition includes twenty-six works completed between 1984 and 2016, illustrating Purini's distinct and visionary approach to the representation of architecture through drawing, capturing his ongoing "research for the genetic principle of a building, of a city, of an intervention into the landscape." In his contemplations on the act of drawing, Purini states: "With drawing, you can depict architectures that can be constructed or which live only as visual utopias; buildings that are no longer in existence that rise again through their graphic reconstruction; architectures that never existed and architectures that could never exist. Drawing is also the only cognitive and creative space the architect has to effectively know the physical world in which his works will exist."

Presented in collaboration with the New York Institute of Technology School of Architecture & Design, in conjunction with   Geostories: Another Architecture for the Environment.

This event is free and open to the public.

Image: For Purini: Teatrino N. 5 - Teatrini | Small Theater N. 5, From the series "Theaters", 1997. 
WAYS TO GIVE BACK 
The William Cooper Mack Thesis Fellowship
 
The William Cooper Mack Thesis Fellowship program was established in 2008 by John and Harriet Mack at The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture in memory of their son William Cooper Mack, class of 2006. Fellowships are awarded each year to support primary research and inquiry in the development of significant and original thesis projects. Students have conducted site surveys, oral histories, research at local archives, photographic documentation, studies of indigenous building practices and interviews of community leaders in numerous countries as integral components toward the making of architecture.

We invite you to   support  the efforts of our thesis students to broaden the reach and impact of architecture through a contribution to this important program.  Learn More...

Image: Aelitta Gore. 
FACULTY NEWS
Pablo Lorenzo-Eiroa, Arch fac | Group Exhibition | Mathematical Art Galleries 2018, Joint Mathematics Meetings, Bridges Conference and Joint Mathematics Meetings (JMM)

Igor Bragado, Arch fac | Exhibition | "Three Ordinary Funerals," 2017 Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism, Seoul, South Korea | Symposium Participant | "Gangnam, Muscle and Death: Ritualistic Protocols for Online Urbanism," Superhumanity: Post-labor, Psychopathology, Pasticity, MMCA Seoul, South Korea | Exhibition | ARE WE HUMAN?: The design of the Species: 2 seconds, 2 days, 2 years, 200 years, 200,000 years, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ | Essay Award | "Designing a Climate at the Edge of Change,"co-written with Rennie Jones, Design Writing Prize 2017
ALUMNI NEWS
Diller Scofidio + Renfro (Elizabeth Diller, AR '79, Ricardo Scofidio, AR '55/Arch fac emeritus) | Symposium | In Our Time: A Year of Architecture in a Day, December 9, 2017, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC

Toshiko Mori, AR '76 | Speaker | Oculus Book Talk: LAB: Building a Home for Scientists, Center for Architecture, November 27, 2017, NYC

Peggy Deamer, AR '77 | Article | "Contracts of Relation," E-FLUX ARCHITECTURE, November 24, 2017

Alexander Gorlin, AR '78 | Article | "The Endlessly Adaptable Row House," URBAN OMNIBUS, November 14, 2017

Dufner Heighes (Gregory Dufner, AR '99) | Award Finalist | 2017 Best of Year Project Finalist, INTERIOR DESIGN

Jemuel Joseph, AR '16 and Alexis Rivas, AR '16 (Cover Technologies) | Feature | "30 Under 30, Manufacturing and Industry," Forbes Magazine
OPEN CALLS & OPPORTUNITIES
NEW   

CALL FOR ENTRIES | Future Project Awards 2018 Now in their 16th year, the MIPIM/Architectural Review Future Project Awards celebrate excellence in unbuilt or incomplete projects, spanning across 12 categories. Deadline: December 8, 2017. Learn More...  

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS | Media Arts Assistance Fund (MAAF) provides artists up to $10,000 in support for the Distribution of a recently completed work in all genres of time-based and moving image media, including emergent technology. Deadline: January 18, 2018. Learn More...  

CALL FOR ART | FIGMENT: Dream Bigger 2018 is the second annual call for art for this special program for high impact projects at FIGMENT NYC. Deadline: January 31, 2018.   Learn More...

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS | Arnold W. Brunner Grant furthers advanced 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, 2018. Learn More...

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS | The Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony Woman Suffrage Movement Monument is commissioning and endowing the creation of the first time in the 164-year history of Central Park that women's contributions to this city, state, and nation will be commemorated in statue form. Deadline: February 14, 2018. Learn More...

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | Eleven Magazine: MARSTOPIA Ideas and design competition imagines the vernacular design of Mars. Deadline: March 11, 2018. Learn More...    
DEADLINE APPROACHING   

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | Conservation as a Human Science Fellowship (CHS): New York/Amsterdam Bard Graduate Center, together with the Conservation & Sientific Research Department of the Rijksmuseum, announces a year-long (2018-19) fellowship focusing on developing the idea that conservation practice is a human science. Deadline: December 1, 2017.  Learn More...

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS | Design Communication Conference 2018: Virtual + Actual: Process and Product of Design reflects recent emergence and inclusion of various digital, virtual, and manual tangents in both educational environment and professional practice that influences the way we link between process and product of design. Deadline: December 1, 2017. Learn More...

DESIGN COMPETITION | Place and Displacement: Integrating Refugee Populations within Urban Cities IDeA invites innovative minds around the world to propose spatial design and programmatic solutions that provide opportunities for refugees and local communities to strengthen ties while enabling self-agency. Registration Deadline: December 3, 2017.  Learn More...   

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS | Amps Critical Practice in an Age of Complexity aims to stimulate critical debate about the standard practices dominating the built environment seeking perspectives from architects, urban designers, planners, artists, human geographers, sociologists, media specialists and more. Deadline: December 5, 2017. Learn More...

DESIGN-BUILD CHALLENGE | Reinventing the African Mud House Nka Foundation is issuing a challenge to designers, architects, engineers and innovators to use their creativity to come up with modern mud types for rural Africa. The challenge is to design and build a sample component of a vocational school of arts and design that generates electricity by use of renewable energy technologies such as wind, solar photovoltaic, geothermal heat, water, biomass or another type. Email your portfolio and CV to info@nkafoundation.org. Deadline: December 12, 2017. Learn More... 

APPLICATIONS OPEN | The Cornish Family Prize for Art & Design Publishing will award the winner with $15,000 AUD, with additional $1000 AUD prizes for up to five finalists. The NGV invites applications from publishers, artists, designers, writers, curators and organizations around the world. Titles must have a publish date of January 2017-December 2017. Deadline: December 12, 2017. Learn more... 

FIGURE DRAWING | Cooper Figure Drawing Sessions take place every Wednesday night from October 4 through December 13. Any questions contact paintingmodel@gmail.com. Come at or before 8:30PM to guarantee a seat. 
ONGOING

CALL FOR PROJECTS | S. ARCH AWARDS  invites architects, academics, studios, developers, engineers, and students to submit their projects in two categories: The best completed project award and the best conceptual design award. Deadline: December 22, 2017.  Learn More...  

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | Reimagine the Canals Competition evaluates submissions in two stages describing a physical project or concept, a programming initiative, or a blend of both. Deadline: January 5, 2018. Learn More...

DESIGN/BUILD COMPETITION | Folly/Function 2018: Seats Socrates Sculpture Park and The Architectural League invite emerging designers and architects to help shape the physical setting in which the Park fulfills its role as a venue for art, creative expression, public programming, and education. Deadline: January 8, 2018. Learn More... 

DESIGN COMPETITION | National Native American Veterans Memorial is an open, international competition, accessible to professionals, university-level students, and other interested people over the age of eighteen. Deadline: January 9, 2018. Learn More...

OPEN CALL | Arquine Competition No. 20: MEXTROPOLI PAVILLION 2018 The Arquine International Architecture Competition calls for design and build proposals for a public installation that generates civic architectural interactions. Deadline: January 12, 2018. Learn More...

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | Harvard GSD Wheelwright Prize 2018 is an open international competition that awards $100,000 to a talented early-career architect to support travel-based research. Deadline: January 14, 2018. Learn More...

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | The Plan Journal: Open Issue intends to disseminate and promote innovative, thought-provoking and relevant research. The criteria for selecting contributions will be innovation, clarity of purpose and method, and potential transformational impact on disciplinary fields or the broader socio-cultural context. Deadline: January, 15, 2018. Learn More...


CALL FOR ENTRIES | Ornamental Metal Institute of New York: Design the Next-Generation Facade challenges participants to submit their vision for a facade system that can play a major role in enhancing employee health and well-being at a tech incubator on the Williamsburg waterfront. Deadline: February 1, 2018. Learn More...

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS | Bard Graduate Center Visiting Fellowships invites scholars from university, museum, and independent backgrounds with a PHD or equivalent professional experience to apply for non-stipendiary visiting fellowships, to be held during the 2018-19 academic year. The theme for this period is "When is After?" Deadline: February 1, 2018. Learn More...

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS | The Melbourne Art Book Fair will bring together international and local publishers and practitioners in a weekend of free talks, book launches, performances, and stalls featuring art, design, architecture and photography publications form around the world. The book fair will take place from March 16 through March 18, 2018. Learn More...

                                                                                         

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