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Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Warm Wishes for the Holidays and for Peace, Happiness and Prosperity in the Year Ahead. 

OPEN CALLS & OPPORTUNITIES
NEW

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. The inclusion of working titles and images encouraged. Accepted participants will be notified by early February 2017. Deadline: January 15, 2017. Learn More...  
 
OPEN CALL | The Wassaic Project is accepting 3 types of proposals for their 2017 Summer Programming. Applications can include multiple proposals (i.e. a proposal to show a recent series of paintings and a performance for the Summer Festival Program). 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...   

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. Building on discussions initiated in Detroit and Athens, IdeasCity will continue in Arles by inviting international Fellows to participate in its immersive and collaborative residency program, where they will create and nourish provocative cultural strategies for practical implementation. Deadline: January 31, 2017. Learn More... 
DEADLINE APPROACHING  

Mathematical Photo Submissions | MoMath: SeeingMath  Do you see math in the world around you? Now is your opportunity to contribute a favorite mathematical photo to MoMath's _Seeing Math_ contest. Winning photos will be displayed on the large screen in the Museum as part of this visual tour of the mathematical world around us. To enter the _Seeing Math_ contest, please email your original photographic image (no photoshopping please) together with the formulae or commentary that would overlay the image. Please submit all entries to seeingmath@momath.org and limit the size of your email to 5 MB or less. Deadline: January 1, 2017.  Learn More...

PRE-COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP | The Anthony Quinn Scholarship Program Organized as a vehicle to perpetuate Anthony Quinn's vision for an art conscious society, the Anthony Quinn Foundation Scholarship Program raises and distributes funds for arts education. The Scholarship Program is for young adults in high school who demonstrate exceptional talent and dedication with a strong commitment to personal artistic growth and who will benefit from financial support. The Foundation makes an effort to distribute the funds evenly across the fields of focus: Visual Arts & Design, Dance, Theatre, Singing, Instrumental, Media Arts, and Literary Arts. Deadline: January 4, 2017.  Learn More... 

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS | Loeb Fellowship at Harvard Graduate School of Design represent the broadest spectrum of accomplished practitioners who are influential in shaping the built and natural environment and whose work advances positive social outcomes. Loeb Fellows are architects and landscape architects, urban planners and journalists, public artists and affordable housing developers. They come from around the world to the Harvard GSD with a common purpose: to make the world a better place for all. After a transformative Fellowship year in residence, they join a powerful worldwide network of over 450 colleagues and friends. The connections, collaborations and learning are there for a lifetime. Deadline: January 5, 2016.  Learn More...

APPLICATIONS OPEN | Gensler's Design Strategist Development (DSD) Program is a 24-month, on-the-job professional training program that gives participants firsthand exposure to the skills and experiences they need to achieve professional success as a design strategist. It propels participants directly into meaningful project work, offers world-class professional development, and connects them with a global community of colleagues and mentors. Tailored to each person's strengths and ambitions, the program provides the maximum breadth and depth of design strategy experience. Each year, Gensler hires a new cohort to work and train in select Gensler offices. Each DSD Program participant joins Gensler as a consulting analyst and receives a competitive salary and benefit package. Deadline: January 6, 2016.  Learn More...

CALL FOR SOLUTIONS | L-ternative Visions: Reimagining 14th Street and Beyond The looming shutdown of the L train is a transportation crisis in the making. Hundreds of thousands of people will be directly impacted, and virtually all New Yorkers will feel the pinch. Though the extent of City and State action is uncertain, one this is clear: the public has a key role to play in pushing both the City and the State to rise to the challenge. Our hope is that the L-ternatives competition will inject some creative yet practical ideas into the mix of solutions. We encourage both student and professional submissions from individuals and consortiums. Deadline: January 8, 2017.  Learn More...

CALL FOR PROPOSALS | Folly/Function 2017 is a design/build competition organized by The Architectural League of New York and Socrates Sculpture Park inviting designers and architects to help shape the physical setting in which the park fulfills its mission as a venue for art, creative expression, public programming, and education. As a venue for the presentation of public art, a New York City park, and an active social space, Socrates has for 30 years harnessed the power of creative minds to transform the urban landscape. The competition has shifted emphasis, asking entrants to fuse form with utility, creating designs that explore the intersection of art and architecture while addressing and improving the conditions of the Park. Continuing this trend, the 2017 competition asks architects and designers to design and fabricate four portable, demountable structures to replace four standard tent structures that are deployed as needed throughout the Park. Deadline: January 9, 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. The Institute creates a forum for stimulating new thinking on subjects that reconnect the sciences and humanities.  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. The submitted entries can be functional or nonfunctional works but must aim at creating a truly unique experience that becomes emblematic of what an arts village is and how it needs to function as a PLACE. The arts village is designed as a learning center to provide relational spaces for creative people from the region and other countries to live, work, learn and create. Registration 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...

SCHOLARSHIP AND INTERNSHIP | MOA ARCHITECTURE offers an annual architectural scholarship and paid summer internship award to students in accredited architectural programs. These awards are designed to support and provide opportunity to learn and gain practical experience in concert with the individual's educational process to better prepare them for their chosen career in architecture. It is our intent that the internship opportunity challenges and rewards students, and further stimulates their interest in architecture. 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 magazine challenges participants to substitute a hybrid frame-and-skin system for the typical aluminum-and-glass curtain wall of a steel-framed high-rise office building. The design must integrate elements providing environmental protection and resistance to wind and seismic forces. Entries will be judged on the amount of embodied energy reduced in the form of building mass, as well as on the overall performance of the enclosure. 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. New forms of non-military architecture could occupy this border zone and begin to ease the existing tension. 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. Contributing to the broader research areas of the organization initiating the conference, Architecture, Media, Politics, Society (AMPS) and the concerns of academics at the University of Derby, 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. This issue intends to touch on topics such as the status of land and its value in growing cities; historical trends of burial grounds in cities; recent innovations regarding the handling of the dead; and the stigmas surrounding radical changes in the ways in which we lay to rest those who have passed on. Deadline: Not Specified.  Learn More... 

FACULTY NEWS 
Guido Zuliani, Arch fac | Group Exhibition | BUGAIK International Architecture Exhibition, Gyeongnam National University of Science and Technology, November 25-29, 2016, Busan, Korea

Pablo Lorenzo-Eiroa, Arch fac | Group Exhibition | BUGAIK International Architecture Exhibition, Gyeongnam National University of Science and Technology, November 25-29, 2016, Busan, Korea

ALUMNI NEWS 
Diller Scofidio + Renfro (Elizabeth Diller, AR '79, Ricardo Scofidio, AR '55/Arch fac) | Article | "2016 Best of Design Award in Facade: Vagelos Education Center by DS+R with Gensler," THE ARCHITECTS' NEWSPAPER, December 15, 2016

Stanley Allen, AR '81 | Juror | BORDERS Korean DMZ Underground Bath House Open Ideas Competition

Bradley Samuels, AR '05 | Speaker | UNDISCIPLINED: Reflections at the Intersection of Design, Technology and Human Rights, Human Rights Day 2016: Science, Technology and Human Rights, American Associate for the Advancement of Science, December 7, 2016, NYC

IRoofing (Daniel Meridor AR '06, MAR '11) | Award | Entrepreneur of the Year 2016, Metal Construction Association Triumph Awards, MetalCon, Baltimore, Maryland

                                                                                         

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