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Design Development Final Projects

Taught by Professor Charlie Menefee, ARCH 7230 culminates the Graduate Building Sequence. This course forces students to confront the construction of buildings at the detail level. Click here for the course website. Advertisements

Continuing the Discussion

Thank you to everyone who has participated in the discussion regarding language within our school.  I appreciate the range of opinions represented – and I hope that we will continue to challenge one another to re-think the way we present and represent our work. Some question the need for such a discussion – but if … Continue reading

Public Forum: “MONEY SHOT”

Marlon Blackwell gave a lecture on Monday describing his work, using the term “money shot” on several occasions. The term raised some flags amongst the students, and over the few days, a series of posters began to appear around the building: “money shot is a pornographic term, not an architectural one. Isn’t there a more … Continue reading

Ashley Schafer is a guest critic at our reviews

After giving us a lecture about her work, Ashley Schafer sat in on reviews for the 2nd year Path A ARCH 602 Studio with Professor Peter Waldman. She also sat in on a review with ALAR 4020-8020 Tools for Conviviality. Tools for Conviviality was also joined by Melissa Goldman our new shop manager and Alexander … Continue reading

Chair Candidate #4: Ashley Schafer

Ashley Schafer is an Associate Professor at the Knowlton School of Architecture, Ohio State University.  She is the co-founder and co-editor of PRAXIS. According to the website, it is: “a journal of writing + building has established itself as a distinctive voice in international architectural culture.” Read more about her in her bio! And don’t miss … Continue reading

Howland Fellowship | Ryan Ives

The Howland Fellowship is a $10 000 Travel Fellowship awarded to one Master in Landscape Architecture student every year.  Last Friday was the opening of the culminating exhibit for this year’s winner. Ryan Ives traveled to Nepal to study both the use of photography as a means of capturing landscape (and questioning its validity) as well as … Continue reading

Chair Candidate #3: David Heymann

David Heymann comes to us from UT Austin where he is the Martin S. Kermacy Centennial Chair. From the school website, “Heymann received degrees in architecture from the Cooper Union and the Graduate School of Design at Harvard. He worked for Tod Williams and Billie Tsien, and I.M Pei and Partners, prior to founding his … Continue reading

Chair Candidate #2: Sabir Khan

This past Monday, Sabir Khan came to us from Georgia Tech where he is the Associate Dean and Associate Professor. From the bio on the school website: “He received an AB in Architectural History and Theory from Princeton University and an MARCH from Rice University. He is a partner in the firm Cottle Khan Architects, … Continue reading

Open House Exhibits – Thesis + Venice Studios

Ashley Wolff | ALAR 8995: Independent Design Research Studio | Professors Craig Barton + Julie Bargmann Brad Schuck | ALAR 8995: Independent Design Research Studio | Professors Craig Barton + Earl Mark + Various Other Professors Daphne Lasky | ALAR 8995: Independent Design Research Studio | Professors Craig Barton + Robin Dripps Melissa Elliott | ALAR 8995: Independent Design Research Studio | Professors … Continue reading