From the Thesis Studio mid-review.
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
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
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
Second Year undergrads finished last night, third and fourth years finish tomorrow. Next week come the grads.
Listen to Dean Kim Tanzer as she describes the “Research Themes” framework which she brought to UVa SoA. To read more about the research themes go to http://www.arch.virginia.edu/research/
Amongst the many opportunities at UVa SoA’s M. Arch program is the ability to TA for undergraduate and graduate level courses, depending on your level of expertise in certain fields. There is a website on which professors will sometimes post positions, but also sometimes they will simply send an email through the school listserve and … Continue reading
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
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