LECTURES AND EVENTS

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Open Cities: NY - Paris


In the wake of the volatile situation many refugees face in Europe, and with the Trump Administration's proposed immigration ban and the questioning of US Sanctuary City status, the Institute for Public Architecture is launching the Open City  series. The series will look at the challenges and solutions to supporting and housing vulnerable populations in our city centers, including refugees, emergency shelter populations, and disaster victims.

Co-sponsors: The Irwin S Chanin School of Architecture of The Cooper Union, The Architectural League of New York, AIANY Housing Committee, AIANY Planning & Urban Design Committee.

This event is free and open to the public. RSVP here.

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. 

OPEN CALLS & OPPORTUNITIES
NEW

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | Kalejdohill: Design a Story Submit an imaginary story that takes place on Kvarnbacken, the hill close to the Jakobsberg train station in Stockholm. Illustrate your story on one A2 page, describing where it takes place and what went on. Show us how you imagine that place in the future, the buildings and the people that inhabit it. Send your submissions to designastoryjarfalla@gmail.com. Deadline: April 1, 2017. Learn More...

OPEN CALL | Socrates Sculture Park 2017 Broadway Billboard Series: Your Image Here All Artists, designers, art students, architects, emerging or retired, are welcome to submit a proposal on the topic of democracy and American identity to be placed on a billboard at Socrates Sculpture Park. Proposals Deadline: April 15, 2017. Learn More... 
DEADLINE APPROACHING  

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS | 2017 AZ Awards for excellence in design are open to designers from all disciplines including architects, landscape architects and architectural firms. All projects must have been completed by December 31, 2016. Deadline: February 24, 2017.   Learn More... 

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS | Ardeth #2: BOTTEGA: Ecology of Design Practice invites contributions that will address the ecology of contemporary architectural practice. "Ecology of Practice" (Stengers 2010) is a politically sensitive concept used to capture and understand contemporary design practice. We invite contributions that scrutinize architectural practice as a complex ecology, reflects theoretically and analytically on the concept of 'practice' and on the importance of ethnography for understanding contemporary architectural practices. Extended Deadline: February 25, 2017.   Learn More... 

CALL FOR PROPOSALS | The CCA Emerging Curator Program encourages a wide range of proposals aiming to rethink and re-examine the scope and the boundaries of "curating architecture." Particular attention will be given to projects that intend to locate the discourse of architecture within a broader context across disciplines and practices. Deadline: February 27, 2017. Learn More...

CALL FOR APPLICANTS | The CCA Curatorial Internship Program is designed to share the CCA's expertise with students and young professionals in architecture, the design disciplines, the arts, the humanities, and cultural studies who are interested in exploring editorial and curatorial work in architecture. Students and young professionals born on or after 1 January 1986 are eligible regardless of citizenship and place of residence. Deadline: February 27, 2017. Learn More...

CALL FOR PAPERS | Journal of Architectural Education 71:2 Environments seeks scholarship of design, design as scholarship, and micro-narratives that critically examine architecture's prevailing approaches toward environments, and which speculates on possible alternatives. Deadline: March 1, 2017.   Learn More...

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | Eleven Magazine: Rome 2017 Competition, 21st Century River Rennaissance is an international ideas and design challenge that seeks to address Rome's current issues by asking the international creative community to consolidate the Tiber river into a new model of Roman life for this millennium. Deadline: May 11, 2017. Learn More...
ONGOING

CALL FOR PAPERS | The Journal of Technology | Architecture + Design (TAD) ACSA is launching its first new journal in over 70 years. As part of our commitment to advancing architectural pedagogy, TAD will be a forum for rigorous primary research, interviews, articles, and reviews, that explore technology in relationship to architecture and design. Paper submissions for the second issue, SIMULATIONS: Modeling, Measuring, and Disrupting Design, are now open. Deadline: March 1, 2017.    Learn More... 

CALL FOR SESSION TOPICS | 106th ACSA Annual Meeting: The Ethical Imperative ACSA and the conference co-chairs invite topics that will generate considerable discussion related to questions for areas in which ethics and power are relevant. Deadline: March 1, 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. This event is interdisciplinary by default. Deadline: March 1, 2017.  Learn More... 

CALL FOR ENTRIES | Speed Presentations Edition 8: Community Interiors The AIANY Interiors Committee is pleased to announce this call for projects that make significant contributions to neighborhoods through design, program, service, and/or other strategies. New York-based architects are encouraged to submit their best interiors projects to be presented on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 from 6PM through 8PM at the Steelcase showroom. Deadline: March 3, 2017.   Learn More... 

CALL FOR PAPERS | World Multidisciplinary Art Symposium is a platform for academicians, professionals and artists to collaborate, share knowledge and contributions in multiple disciplines of the arts. Deadline: March 10, 2017.    Learn More...

CALL FOR PROPOSALS | FIGMENT NYC Minigolf 2017 For the past 9 summers, FIGMENT has produced an artist-designed mini golf course on Governor's Island in New York City that is free and open to the public. Our aspiration is to make this year's 10th anniversary edition of the FIGMENT Minigolf Course themed "New York City Has the Beat" the most visually stunning, interactive and fun to play yet! Deadline: March 10, 2017. Learn More... 

CALL FOR ENTRIES | Eleven Magazine: Biomimicry  Our latest competition celebrates Nature as the ultimate designer. We are looking for entries that showcase design and production of materials, structures, and/or systems that are modeled on and inspired by biological entities and processes in either form, function or both. Deadline: March 11, 2017.   Learn More... 

CALL FOR PAPERS | 3rd Alvar Aalto Researchers Network Seminar - Why Alto? The Alvar Aalto Academy invites researchers and practitioners to come to a research seminar to be held in Jyväskylä, Finland, 9-10 June 2017. The seminar will explore the questions which provoke us to ponder, from a variety of perspectives, what Aalto means for today's architecture. Deadline: March 15, 2017.  Learn More... 

CALL FOR IDEAS | NYSCA Independent Project Grants are awarded to innovative proposals that emphasize the artistry of design excellence. Projects may lead to the creation of design prototypes, explore new technology that impacts design, research a topic in design or architectural history, or engage in critical or theoretical analyses. Deadline: March 20, 2017. Learn More...

CALL FOR PROPOSALS | The 2017 Buckminster Fuller Challenge Launched in 2007, the Fuller Challenge has helped initiate the whole systems approach to understanding and intervening in complex and interrelated crises for wide-scale social and environmental impact. To express your interest in entering the 2017 Fuller Challenge, email challenge@bfi.org or sign up for their newsletter, Trimtab , to stay updated on cycle announcements. Before entering, read the 2017 Call for Proposals . Deadline: March 31, 2017. Learn More... 

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | Fresh Meat IX: The Fake and the Radical The formulation and production of architecture is constantly leveled against its past, present, and future authorities, that forever rewrite the rulebook. Fresh Meat Journal invites submissions regarding forms that hide, react, reject, conceal, and distort the rules of the day. Deadline: April 1, 2017. Learn More...

CALL FOR PROPOSALS | The Deborah J. Norden Fund Students of architecture, architectural history, and urban studies are invited to propose research projects for up to $5,000 in travel grants. Deadline: April 23, 2017. Learn More... 

CALL FOR PAPERS | Thresholds 46: SCATTER! The MIT Department of Architecture's peer-reviewed journal will be edited with the aim to examine the history and future of the circulation, distribution and dissemination of architectural knowledge. Deadline: May 1, 2017.  Learn More...

APPLICATIONS OPEN | The Walter A. Hunt, Jr. Scholarship promotes and encourages the study of architecture by New York City public high school students through a two-year scholarship to supplement tuition and related costs during their freshman and sophomore years at a NAAB-accredited school of architecture in the U.S. Deadline: May 15, 2017. Learn More...

CALL FOR DESIGN IDEAS | The LA+ IMAGINATION Open international Design Ideas Competition asks you to design a new island. You can locate it anywhere in the world, program it any way you want, and give it any form and purpose you can imagine. Deadline: June 2, 2017.  Learn More... 

FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITY | Storefront for Art and Architecture seeks an individual for a one-year fully funded fellowship position to research and develop a global project related to architecture, design, and technology. The Program and Strategy Fellow will primarily support Architecture Conflicts, a high priority project of Storefront.    Learn More...  

FACULTY NEWS  
Pablo Lorenzo-Eiroa, Arch fac | Essay | "Organizational Models for Global Architecture," The Generic Sublime, Actar Publishers, December 2016

ALUMNI NEWS
Daniel Libeskind, AR '70 | Article | "Daniel Libeskind's Water Tower for Alessi," AZURE Magazine, February 10, 2017 | Article | "AIA elevates 178 members and eight international architects to the  College of Fellows," press release, February 10, 2017

Alexander Gorlin, AR '78 | Speaker | Dialogue and Discourse: Dakota Jackson and Alexander Gorlin, The Jewish Museum, March 2, 2017, NYC

Joan Ockman, AR '80 | Article | "SAH Names 2017 Fellows of the Society," SAH NEWS, February 14, 2017

August Ventura, AR '81 | Guest Appearance | IN THE MOUTH OF THE WOLF with August Ventura and George Malko, Film Forum, February 20, 2017, NYC

Maurice Cox, AR '83 | Keynote Speaker | Tau Sigma Delta Gold Medal & Opening Keynote, 105th ACSA Annual Meeting, March 23-25, 2017, Detroit, MI

Catherine Seavitt Nordenson, AR '94 | Speaker | Everything Water 1.0: A Precious Element, Center for Architecture, February 15, 2017, NYC

Vladimir Belogolovsky, AR '96 | Exhibition Curator and Lecturer |  Harry Seidler: Painting Toward Architecture, HKU/Shanghai Study Centre, February 17-March 19, 2017, Shanghai, China

Annisia Cialone, AR '98 | Article | "Mayor Fulop Announces Hiring of New Director of City Planning," press release, February 13, 2017

Espen Vatn, AR '10 | Competition Coordinator | Kalejdohill

Betty F. Bluvshtein, MAR '12 | Group Exhibition | "Yo, Piranesi," DaVInci Art Alliance Gallery, March 1- March 12, 2017, Philadelphia, PA

Gabriella D'Angelo, MAR '12 | Group Exhibition | "Yo, Piranesi," DaVinci Art Alliance Gallery, March 1- March 12, 2017, Philadelphia, PA

                                                                                         

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