LECTURES AND EVENTS

Tuesday, September 18 , 2018
Master of Architecture II Advanced Design Studio 2017-2018 Graduate Thesis Exhibition: Torwards a New [Hypo]thesis


This exhibition presents the work of the 2017-2018 Master of Architecture II Graduate Design Studio, focusing on Thesis projects but presenting a selection of work from the entire academic year of the graduate program.  

Graduate thesis provides a unique opportunity to test new architectural paradigms that are unique to an individual's own interests in architecture, as rooted within a larger question in architecture today. Within the formulation of a key argument, each student was asked to invent [verbal and visual] evidence with hopes of radically augmenting novel architectural realities through the lens of a 'hypothesis' as an investigative design proposition. The unique culmination of this year's projects aims to test the conceptual underpinnings of key subject areas through a sequence of deeply varied themes that challenge the future of architectural discourse and the world we inhabit in the form of a critical question.

Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Sunday, 12 - 7 PM. 

This exhibition is free and open to the public.
In Remembrance: Robert Silman, 1935-2018


A celebration of the life and work of Robert Silman (1935-2018), founder and President Emeritus of Silman, Structural Engineers, with remarks by Deborah Berke, John H. Beyer, Peg Breen, James S. Polshek, Claude Samton, Robert A.M. Stern and others.

This event is free and open to the public. Please  RSVP
Current Work | Sean Goodsell: An Antipodal Architecture


Australian architect Sean Godsell will discuss four of his firm's projects that range in scale from a mass-produced relocatable dwelling for emergency housing to a new "Design Hub" for RMIT University in Melbourne. Godsell received his BArch and March from The University of Melbourne. After working in London for Sir Denys Lasdun and in Melbourne for the Hassell Group he established Godsell Associates Pty Ltd Architects in 1994.

A discussion between Godsell and New York Times architecture critic Michael Kimmelman will follow the lecture.

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.
Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948-1980

Students of the School of Architecture designed and fabricated five models featured in this exhibition currently on view in the 3rd Floor Exhibition Galleries at the Museum of Modern Art. The Project began as an elective class "Modeling Yugoslav Architecture," taught by Matthew Worsnick, 2016-17 MRC Fellow in Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art. 

The exhibition was organized by Martino Stierli, The Philip Johnson Chief Curator of Architecture and Design, The Museum of Modern Art, and Vladimir Kulic, guest curator, with Anna Kats, Curatorial Assistant, Department of Architecture and Design, The Museum of Modern Art. 

Visit the exhibition webpage here
FACULTY NEWS
Young & Ayata (Michael Young, Arch Fac) | Group Exhibition | Adjacencies, Yale School of Architecture, August 30 - November 15, 2018, New Haven, CT | Gallery Talk | Adjacencies Gallery Talk, Yale Architecture Gallery, 2nd Floor, Rudolph Hall, September 13, 2018, New Haven, CT

Tamar Zinguer, AR '89/Arch fac | Disrupter | 2018 ACSA Fall Congerence, PLAY with the Rules, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, October 11-12, 2018, Milwaukee, WI

Mersiha Veledar, AR '03/Arch fan | Award | 2018 Studio Prize/1st Year Studio, Architect Magazine, September 13, 2018 | Featured | Studio Prize: Animate Architecture-Tectonics: Structural Configurations Between Lines, Planes, and Volumes, 2018 Studio Prize, Architect Magazine, September 13, 2018 

Benjamin Aranda, Arch fac | Speaker | Designing in Miami Panel, Columbia GSAPP, Avery Hall, September 28, 2018 at 1PM, New York, NY | Speaker | Gaud Pratt Sessions 10 - Aranda, Tyler, and Wu, Pratt School of Architecture, Higgins Hall Auditorium, September 20, 2018 at 6 PM, Brooklyn, NY 

James Lowder, Arch fac | Presenter | The Pavilion Plenary, 2018 ACSA Fall Conference, PLAY with the Rules, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, October 11-12, 2018, Milwaukee, WI

Yasmin Vobis, Arch fac | Award | 2018 Studio Prize/1st Year Studio, Architect Magazine, September 13, 2018 | Article | Studio Prize: Animate Architecture-Tectonics: Structural Configurations Between Lines, Planes, and Volumes, 2018 Studio Prize, Architect Magazine, September 13, 2018 

Alexa Tsien, Arch fac | Award | 2018 Studio Prize/1st Year Studio, Architect Magazine, September 13, 2018 | Article | Studio Prize: Animate Architecture-Tectonics: Structural Configurations Between Lines, Planes, and Volumes, 2018 Studio Prize, Architect Magazine, September 13, 2018 
ALUMNI NEWS
Diller Scofidio + Renfro (Elizabeth Diller, AR 79, Ricardo Scofidio, AR '55/Arch fac emeritus) | Article | "Five art shows across the U.S. that architects will love," THE ARCHITECTS' NEWSPAPER, September 12, 2018

Daniel Libeskind, AR '70 | Article | "2001-2018: Looking at the architectural history of the World Trade Center," THE ARCHITECTS' NEWSPAPER, September 11, 2018

Jeanine Centuori, AR '83 | Award | 2018 CODA Merit Award, Walk Watts

Vladimir Belogolovsky, AR '96 | Exhibition Curator | "Emilio Ambasz: Architecture Toward Nature," Fundacio Enric Miralles, September 13-October 13, 2018, Barcelona, Spain

Julian Louie, AR '07 | Article | "Fashion as fantasy: Julian Louie figured out how to wear an entire collection at once," DOCUMENT, September 11, 2018

Alexan Stulc, AR '10 | Speaker | Building Resilience: NYC's Distributed Energy Future, Part 2, Center for Architecture, September 19, 2018, NYC

Chu-Yun Cheng, MAR '18 | Presenter | "Participatory Design through Responsible Games," PLAY with the Rules, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, October 11-12, 2018, Milwaukee, WI

Samriddhi Sharma, MAR '18 | Presenter | "Fonseca's Imaginary Playground," PLAY with the Rules, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, October 11-12, 2018, Milwaukee, WI

Shantanu Bhalla, MAR '18 | Presenter | "Architectonics," PLAY with the Rules, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, October 11-12, 2018, Milwaukee, WI

Farnoosh Farmer, MAR '18 | Presenter | "Distorted Optics," PLAY with the Rules, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, October 11-12, 2018, Milwaukee, WI

Jose Luis Mateluna, MAR '18 | Presenter | "A Transgressive Way to Play!," PLAY with the Rules, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, October 11-12, 2018, Milwaukee, WI

Shang Wei Lin, MAR '18 | Presenter | "The Situational Ambience of Play," PLAY with the Rules, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, October 11-12, 2018, Milwaukee, WI

Architectonics Studio, AR '23 (Xinyi (Cindy) Guo, Jiwon (Jenny) Heo, Sidney Hoskulds-Linet, Suet Wa Au, Xiaohan Bao, Ezekiel Binns, Jiawen Chen, Amanda Cheng, Thomas Choi, Kevin Chow, Ji Long Chung, Tilok Costa, Yuval Gesser, Kai Huang, Kyungmin Kim, Maria Eleni Komninou, Santana Lahiri, Sebrina Leventis, Julia Maevski, Ahzin Nam, Tiam Schaper, Chulin Yu) | Award | 2018 Studio Prize/1st Year Studio, Architect Magazine, September 13, 2018 | Article | Studio Prize: Animate Architecture-Tectonics: Structural Configurations Between Lines, Planes, and Volumes, 2018 Studio Prize, Architect Magazine, September 13, 2018
OPEN CALLS & OPPORTUNITIES
NEW

CALL FOR PROPOSALS | Figment: City of Dreams Pavilion 2019 will be a gathering place for people to meet, learn about the arts programs on Roosevelt Island, enjoy a performance or lecture, and enjoy this temporary structure. Deadline: October 15, 2018. Learn More...

GRANT OPPORTUNITY | AIANY: Stewardson Keefe Lebrun Travel Grant is awarded to further the personal and professional development of an architect in early or mid-career through travel. Deadline: November 1, 2018. Learn More...

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS | The American Academy in Rome: Rome Prize 2019-2020 supports innovative and cross-disciplinary work in the arts and humanities. Each year the prize is awarded to about thirty artists and scholars who represent the highest standard of excellence and who are in the early or middle stages of their career. Deadline:   November 1, 2018. Learn More...

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS | Amps Understanding Skills in a Complex World Conference: Education, Design and Practice is looking for abstract submissions from participants in the disciplines of architecture, urbanism and landscape, construction and engineering, teaching and learning. Deadline: December 1, 2018. 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...
DEADLINE APPROACHING   

CALL FOR ENTRIES | BetterBin: A next generation litter basket for New York City invites design entries for a practical and efficient litter basket that reduces litter and better serves both Sanitation Workers and the public. Deadline: September 20, 2018. Learn More... 

CALL FOR ARTISTS | Fulton County Arts & Culture (FCAC) Public Arts Program invites experienced professional artists or artist teams to submit qualifications to create original and site responsive public artworks using the theme of "Light and Enlightenment" for the Atlanta-Fulton Central Library Branch. Deadline: September 20, 2018. Learn More... 

CALL FOR PAPERS | 107th ACSA Annual meeting, BLACK BOX: Articulating Architecture's Core in the Post-Digital Era invites paper submissions in various themes plus an additional open category. Deadline: September 26, 2018. Learn More... 

CALL FOR STUDENT ENTRIES | The 2019 Better Philadelphia Challenge seeks creative concepts for the Kensington neighborhood in North Philadelphia to address the effects of the opioid epidemic, to make the community safer and improve the quality of life for those in the neighborhood. Deadline: September 27, 2018. Learn More... 
ONGOING  

DESIGN COMPETITION | LA+ ICONOCLAST asks you to redesign New York's Central Park, which has been fictionally devastated by eco-terrorists. Deadline: October 10, 2018. Learn More...

OPEN REGISTRATION | Urban Green's 2018 Emerging Professionals Career Fair is an annual event connecting talented young professionals with recruiters from firms in sustainable architecture, interior design, real estate, and more. Admission is free, but registration is required. Deadline: October 12, 2018. Learn More... 

IDEAS COMPETITION | The Rio Reimagined was created to summon and celebrate revelatory observations and big imaginative ideas with the hope of strengthening connections between the eight communities that directly share the Rio Salado in the Phoenix metro area. Deadline: October 15, 2018. Learn More...

DESIGN COMPETITION | The Korea Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai seeks a unique and innovative Korea Pavilion design for Expo 2020 Dubai, opening in October, 2020. Deadline: October 31, 2018. Learn More...

OPEN CALL | CCA - Centring Africa. Postcolonial Perspectives on Architecture is a collaborative and multidisciplinary research project on architecture's complex developments in sub-Saharan African countries after independence. The project asks how to understand architecture's historical role in neocolonialism, globalization and decolonization. Deadline: October 31, 2018. Learn More... 


IDEAS COMPETITION | arch out loud: WASTE, LAGOS LANDFILL STADIUM asks participants to design a multipurpose stadium at the former Olusosun Landfill. Deadline: December 17, 2018. Learn More...

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | /narratives/ publication is an annual print publication with a quarterly digital output featuring architectural projects, products, places, and people tapping into the contemporary built environment in Ghana and abroad. Deadline: December 31, 2018. Learn More...

STUDENT ESSAY CONTEST | Is it Important to Live in a Democracy? Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs invites students to define or explain the concept of democracy in their own words and argue why it is important. Deadline: December 31, 2018. 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 APPLICANTS | The Lyceum Fellowship Competition presents the opportunity to propose a welcoming place of sanctuary in the form a new arrival center on Angel Island for new immigrants as well as a place of reflection for past immigrants and the communities within which they now live. Deadline: March 22, 2019. Learn More... 

CALL FOR STUDENT ENTRIES | Timber in the City: Urban Habitat Competition is intended to engage students, working individually or in teams, to imagine the transformation of our existing cities through sustainable buildings from renewable resources. Deadline: April 3, 2019. Learn More...

CALL FOR STUDENT ENTRIES | HERE + NOW: A House for the 21st Century challenges students to envision a house informed by context, culture, and vernacular, but fully embracing 21st century technology and ideas of domesticity. Deadline: April 3, 2019. Learn More...

                                                                                         

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