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Woodflows: Tracking VA Forest Products from Whips to Waste

In case anyone’s not busy on Sunday, we also have a gallery opening occuring:    

Design Careers Expanded Symposium

On Friday March 18 and Saturday March 19, we will be holding our first annual “Design Careers Expanded” Symposium. With an emphasis on specialized skills such as drafting, modeling, and 3D visualization, the number of possible career paths from an architecture degree can seem very limited. When examined more closely, the skills developed in our … Continue reading

Around the Studio in 7 minutes

Tools for Conviviality: Lucia Phinney + Lionel Devlieger: experiments in concrete casting with wood by-products, learning to design wood joints with the CNC router, and learning to fabricate traditional wood joints. Studio WG Clark | Designing a House: Emily Miyares Studio WG Clark | Designing a House: Tina C. Cheng Studio WG Clark | Designing … Continue reading

Junior Year Studio – Professor Alexander Kitchin

Alexander Kitchin is an adjunct lecturer and owner of elbwrm – design.fabrication.research.concrete – located in charlottesville. It’s been mighty entertaining watching his studio work on their current project in the wood shop. They designed landscapes through a process of Grasshopper, CNC routing foam, concrete casting, and then manipulation of these 100 lb artifacts. The idea is that … Continue reading

UVa M. Arch Fall Open House | ARCH 8010 Pin-Up

ARCH 8010 had a pin-up for the Open House today. Michael Petrus came as our critic. As a brief recap, this studio is designing an environmental sciences lab for professors at GMU that will be dedicated to not only science, but also educating the public and school children about the ecology and processes of the … Continue reading

Light Studies – Guest Lecturer Victor Olgyay from RMI

ARCH 8230: Building Synthesis, taught by Professor Mark Rylander, is taken in the final Fall semester of the M. Arch curriculum as part of a series of courses geared towards the technical aspects of architecture such as Structure, HVAC, etc. Today, Victor Olgyay of Rocky Mountain Institute came as a guest lecturer to talk about how … Continue reading

ARCH 8010 | Crisman Studio | Review 1 | WG Clark + Mark Rylander Critics

On Monday, ARCH 8010 Design Studio with Professor Phoebe Crisman had a pre-Mid-Review with WG Clark and Mark Rylander as critics.We are designing a Science Lab + Public Education Center located in Woodbridge, VA for comprehensive studio. Overall, WG Clark was impressed with the variety of approaches taken by the students, but also stressed the … Continue reading

New Orleans

The 7010 Studio has been making progress in New Orleans. We are currently in the process of designing a music school for middle school and high school students in partnership with a local non-profit called the Roots of Music. Continue reading

From Rock to Structure to Space

Studio 6010, which are the 1st year Path A students, had our first review yesterday. Continue reading