Entries by Amanda Gann

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: […]

Resource: Scenario Journal

Scenario Journal is an online project focused on the next generation of urban landscapes. Scenario seeks to create a free and accessible platform for showcasing conversations that spark collaboration, rethink urban landscape performance, and lay down a framework for design innovation.  The online journal is co-edited by Stephanie Carlisle, Principal at KieranTimberlake and a lecturer […]

Cal Poly's Design Village Competition Moves to Earth Day

(via Cal Poly News)   College of Architecture and Environmental Design Will Also Offer Numerous Events During Open House Weekend April 13-14 SAN LUIS OBISPO — A temporary city of unique, student-built shelters will spring up in Poly Canyon over Earth Day weekend, hosted by Cal Poly’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design. One of […]

Critical Places Internships

Critical Places seeks graduate/undergraduate students or recent graduates in landscape architecture, urban design or architecture for assistance with several community development projects in rural India. PERIOD: Internships will begin by May-end of 2018 and will be 10 to 12 weeks in length. Internships can be extended for a longer period of 6 to 12 months. […]

Studio Shanghai-Tokyo, June 23 to July 15

Cities in Asia Summer Program: Studio Shanghai-Tokyo, June 23 to July 15 HKU Cities in Asia program is pleased to announce that registration for this year’s Cities in Asia Summer Program is now open. The credit-bearing HKU course was established in 2010 to focus on urgent architectural and urban issues confronting Asian cities today. This year, […]

Blank Space Selects 40 Stories for 'Storytelling Architecture' Book

(via Blank Space) 40 Stories Announced for ‘Storytelling Architecture’ Blank Space and Volume are proud to announce the selected stories for ‘Storytelling Architecture’ – a breathtakingly diverse set of narratives collected from 5 years of architectural fairy tales submitted to Blank Space’s Fairy Tales competition. The publication will be organized into the most pressing themes […]

UNM Announces 2018 Jeff Harnar Awards

(via News UNM) The University of New Mexico School of Architecture + Planning and the Thornburg Foundation unveiled the winner of 2018 Jeff Harnar Award for Contemporary Architecture, as well as the inaugural winners of the Jeff Harnar Award for Contemporary Architecture. The Contemporary Architecture award went to SHoP Architects, of New York City, for their […]

UBuffalo architect creates Light/Station installation

(via University of Buffalo News Center) BUFFALO, N.Y. — During the day, light pours in from two sides through the more than 72,000 holes laser-precision drilled into the stainless steel panels that veil the building’s façade. At night, an inversion occurs and light glows from within, identifying the structure’s presence in the surrounding neighborhood. For […]

Detroit Students to Present Vision for Islandview to City Officials

AIA Detroit to Celebrate Conclusion of Grant-Winning K-8 Outreach Program On Friday, February 2nd from 4:00-6:00pm at the Butzel Family Rec Center in Detroit’s Islandview Neighborhood, 50 Detroit students, ranging from 1st to 6th grade, will present their vision for their community to a host of public officials and members of the AEC industry, including […]