Entries by Amanda Gann

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 […]

Northeastern 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, […]