Entries by Amanda Gann

2018 Career Days in Architecture

by Lee W. Waldrep, Ph.D., editor of ARCHCareersGuide What is the best way to research an architecture program?  Most would suggest you visit the campus and meet with faculty/representatives from the architecture program.  But many students may not have the resources nor time to visit. Well, attending an Architecture/Design Career Day/College Fair (see below) is […]

The Oldest Building in Every U.S. State

(via NetCredit) “The United States is a comparatively young country, but one with a rich and diverse history. From the ancient villages of New Mexico’s Pueblo people and the early Spanish settlers in Florida, to the Russian traders of Alaska and 19th-century missionaries in Utah, each of the 50 states has its own story to […]

UC Berkeley's 3D-printed 'Cabin of Curiosities'

(via Berkeleyside) UC Berkeley associate professor of architecture Ronald Rael’s “Cabin of Curiosities” is a livable, water-tight structure in Oakland that was unveiled in May of 2018. With succulents growing off the exterior walls and a translucent interior, the cabin catches the eye and inspires wonder. What makes the structure truly unique, however, is not […]

2019 AIA Emerging Professionals Exhibit

The Center for Emerging Professionals sponsors an annual exhibit of architectural work, design, and art from the rising generation of architecture and design professionals. The exhibit is showcased on aia.org. Deadline: August 6th, 2018 at 11:59pm ET Submit! The EP Exhibit is open to any architecture student, recent graduate, or architect licensed fewer than 10 […]

Architecture Fellowships

(via AD) Are you looking for funding opportunities for the summer or post-graduation? We have compiled a list of architecture fellowships that you can explore. Hart Howerton Travel Fellowship Since 2006, the full-service architecture firm Hart Howerton has hosted summer fellowships for students in both its New York and San Francisco offices. The program includes […]

RPI Turns Packaging into Protective Shelters

(via A|N) Second Lives | After Bottles is an experimental prototype shelter designed by students at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute that turns packaging into structurally-sound shelters. First assembled for NYC x Design Week 2018, this project took engineered plastic bottles which had an interlocking design to build a pavilion. “Throughout the design studio, RPI students, educators, and […]

U. Buffalo Designs 'Ritual Space' Installation

(via University of Buffalo News) The project, called Ritual Space, is the culmination of the yearlong freshman design-build studio in the School of Architecture and Planning. Members of the university community and the public can check out the installation during an opening reception from 4-6 p.m. May 7 at Artpark. Visitors should enter Artpark via […]

Scholarships and Career Resources for Students of Color

(via Curbed) In reporting last year on the state of race and architecture, we attempted to focus on rooting out ways to help foster a more inclusive, diverse, and creative profession. Consider this resource list a tool to find and create such opportunities, and to make connections that benefit both aspiring architects and working professionals. The […]

UC Berkeley Summer Programs

UC Berkeley’s top-ranked College of Environmental Design is offering a suite of dynamic summer programs incorporating architecture in all its forms, designed for participants of all ages and backgrounds. Summer [IN]STITUTE: [IN]ARCH ADV July 2-August 10 College Seniors and Post-Baccalaureates Experience in Architecture Required International Application Deadline: Friday, May 11 Domestic Application Deadline: Tuesday, May 15 [IN]ARCH […]

Yale SoA Course Tackles Cape Town's Water Crisis

(via Yale School of Management) By Matthew O’Rourke In late January, Jessica Helfand joined 30 students from the Yale School of Management and the Yale School of Architecture for a trip from the Yale campus to an unlikely destination: the New Haven wastewater treatment plant. The students, who are taking Helfand’s course “Design as Utility: […]