Entries by Amanda Gann

Montana State Students Help Solve Housing Crisis

(via Bozeman Daily Chronicle) For 41 years, Montana State University architecture students have been helping communities across the state solve problems. MSU’s Community Design Center, founded in 1976, has done everything from helping Billings plan its new $18 million library, to expanding the housing stock in oil-boom towns, to creating safer trails for rural kids […]

AIAS FORUM 2017 in Austin, Texas

Highlights at this year’s event include: Special 1-day High School pass for $49 Annual College + Career Expo showcasing schools and firms from around the country Annual Firm Tour visiting between 6-8 firms in and around the Austin area Special San Antonio pre-day trip that includes building tours and firm visits Specific faculty gathering for […]

Vertical Cities Exhibition at Yale School of Architecture

(via Yale News) “Vertical Cities,” a new exhibition at the Yale School of Architecture (YSoA), examines some of the most prominent and celebrated skyscrapers, both built and unbuilt, in the context of global urbanization and technological advancement. Managing urban areas has become one of the most important development challenges of the 21st century, note the […]

LSU Student Partner with Nonprofits to Serve the Community

What began as a University service learning course in 2012 is now connecting community members across socioeconomic and racial boundaries in the form of nonprofit organization Mid City Studio. The studio stemmed from Executive Director and School of Architecture professional in-residence William Doran’s architecture and design class. Students partnered with a local nonprofit each semester […]

Real World Ready by Creating Real World Design Solutions

University of Arizona’s Bachelor or Architecture students test their designs by building homes for low income Tucsonans The University of Arizona’s College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture’s (CAPLA) architecture students are faced with many of the same educational chores that other school of architecture students are faced with: they toil solving many theoretical design […]

November Architecture Scholarship Round-up: Diversity

From tuition to model supplies, architecture school costs add up. StudyArchitecture scanned the internet to bring you the very first edition of the “Architecture Scholarship Round-up” to help you find the funding opportunities that can help you afford school. The November Round-up focuses on diversity scholarships. Good luck! The Diversity Advancement Scholarship Deadline: January 17th, 2018 […]

UMD to Mass Produce Award Winning Solar House

(via The Diamondback) A University of Maryland team is making plans to mass produce its sustainable house design after it placed first nationally and second globally at the National Solar Decathlon competition with its six-room solar energy house, which included a composting system, hydroponic garden, movable “living walls” covered in plants, a composting toilet, a […]

Yale Architecture Students Build "Vlock House" for Homeless

(via New Haven Independent) A homeless family will be able to look out onto Adeline Street while cooking dinner and also find privacy in a rock garden, thanks to the design of the latest house Yale architecture students built in New Haven. Some 200 people came out Monday night to tour and celebrate the new […]

Andrews University Students Aid in Puerto Rico

(via South Bend Tribune) BERRIEN SPRINGS — A team of 16 graduate architecture students and two professors from Andrews University will depart Sunday for one of the poorest parts of Puerto Rico, where six to 12 inches of water, tainted with sewage and chemicals, still lingers in the streets. In an area known as Caño […]