Entries by Amanda Gann

Northeaster Alumna Juliet Chun on Equity in the Design Profession

(via Graduate News on camd.Northeastern.edu) Northeastern University School of Architecture alumna Juliet Chun, who graduated with both a BS in Architecture and M.Arch in 2010, is striving to make the culture of the design profession more equitable. Post graduation, Juliet joined Leers Weinzapfel Associates, where she had worked on her third co-op, as a full-time designer. […]

AIA #ilookup Film Challenge - Voting Open for People's Choice

The American Institute of Architect’s third annual I Look Up Film Challenge invites architects and filmmakers to collaborate in bringing architectural stories to life. This year’s challenge calls for films that highlight projects and architects that are helping to change communities for the better. From 9/21/2017 – 10/06/2017 Voting is open to the public. Choose […]

Clemson set to host 'Women in Architecture' lecture series

The Clemson University College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities’ School of Architecture will host the first-ever “Women in Architecture” lecture series this fall with five notable women in the industry. Co-sponsored by the Clemson Architectural Foundation and AIA Charleston, the series kicks off Monday and runs through Oct. 23. There will be four lectures held […]

UTSOA's Flowering Phantasm

The design work of Clay Odom, an assistant professor in the School of Architecture at University of Texas in Austin, was recently displayed in Enghien-les-Bains as part of DATA CITY, a United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) showcase displaying works of new media from cities with City of Media Arts designations in UNESCO’s Creative Cities […]

Featured Maker: Jason Brain of Kible

When you ask architects which toys they played with as a child, many will list toys like Lincoln Logs, K’Nex, and the infamous Lego. With each toy system’s ability to break a larger object down into pieces helps the child (of any age) build a spatial awareness and develop a basic understanding of building tectonics, […]

Cornell Professor Jenny Sabin's 'Lumen' Installation at MoMA PS1

Glowing and misting, Jenny Sabin’s latest work is a temporary outdoor installation that provides shade, seating and a refreshing mist for visitors to MoMA PS1 in Long Island, Queens. From the Cornell website: “Lumen,” Sabin’s interactive knitted-fiber installation in the museum’s entrance courtyard, was featured at a press reception June 27. Open to the public […]

Tulane's Annual URBANBuild Program

Every year, students of Tulane University’s School of Architecture have the opportunity to take a course called “URBANBuild” where they design and construct a home for a family in New Orleans. (via Tulane SoA News) “The house at 1924 Toledano St. in Central City is a striking gray residence with a sharply angled roofline and louvered shutters […]

SCI-Arc Exhibit | Maxi Spina: "Thick"

July 7, 2017 – August 13, 2017  Opening Reception: Friday July 7th at 7pm Conversation with Hernan Diaz Alonso and Maxi Spina: Friday, July 21 at 7pm Location: SCI-Arc Gallery From SCI-Arc’s website: “Thickness is an increasingly elusive condition in architectural design. Alluded to in section, camouflaged in the figure-ground, and presented as a foil in the […]