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Open Calls and Opportunities
Faculty & Alumni News
RITE OF SPRING
A Celebration of the Drawings 
of the Architecture Students Accepted for Autumn 2013
APR 25 at 6PM
Presentation | Rm 315 
Reception | 3rd Fl Lobby
 
The Admissions Committee of The School of Architecture will present and discuss a selection of drawings that represent the work of the 2013 incoming students on the evening of this Thursday in Rm 315. Please join us for the presentation and a reception to follow.



RSA-US STUDENT DESIGN AWARDS
Lecture and Ceremony
APR 26 at 6:30PM
APR 27 at 2PM
Rose Aud
41 Cooper Sq  
 
The RSA-US Student Design Awards is an undergraduate competition to inspire collaborative design-led social change in the areas of architecture, interiors, urban transit, industrial design, fashion and textiles connects design students and faculty with industry needs. Promoting sustainable innovation for social good: This new awards program inspires socially inclusive, change-making design that cuts across traditional boundaries.

The Annual Lecture will take place on Friday 26 April with introductions by President Jamshed Bharucha and Professor David Turnbull.

The Awards Ceremony will take place on Saturday 27 April and will include presentations by 12 designers and architects, followed by a round-table discussion and reception. 
 

GROUP EXHIBITION OPENING
Including work by School of Architecture Students
APR 24, 6PM-8PM
La Mama Galleria
6 E. 1st Street
New York, NY
 
TAP DAT CAPITAL!
AN EXHIBITION OF PROPOSALS AND RADICAL IMAGININGS

LA MAMA GALLERIA
6 EAST FIRST STREET
NEW YORK, NY

TAP DAT CAPITAL!, an exhibition co-organized by La MaMa and The School of Art at The Cooper Union, features schematics for urban interventions; alternative cartographies; impossible diagrams; utopian proposals and manifestoes; directions for poetic gestures; designs for devices of social justice or environmental sustainability; and radical imaginings of all sorts by students in The School of Art, The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture, and the Albert Nerken School of Engineering:

ACHVA AMITAY | RYAN CULLEN & EMMA SHOOTS | AARON GRAHAM & CHRISTIAN HINCAPI… | 
JULIE HARRIS | DAVID JOHNSON | SEBASTIAN QUIJADA LINK | LEVI MANDEL | ALEX NEUSCHELER | 
ALEX NOSOLEV & JACKIE SONG | ARIANA REVILLA (AR '14)  | JOE RILEY | LEILA A. RZYSKA-FILIPEK (AR '13)  | NATALIE SAVVA (AR '13)  | AUDREY SNYDER 
 


OPEN CALLS & OPPORTUNITIES 
NEW!! 
 
COMPETITION | Propose a site specific installation innovating within New England building and craft traditions, using engineered lumber or heavy timber, to be realized at BSA SPACE (Atlantic Wharf, Boston, Massachusetts) as part of the major exhibition URBAN TIMBER opening February 2014. Abstract and develop a partial construction addressing at full scale, specific issues of materiality, structure, connection and cladding. Installations must be experimental in nature and push beyond the boundaries of conventional timber construction. Entrants must choose and respond to one of three SITES documented for intervention. DEADLINE: July 1, 2013  learn more ... 
DUE THIS WEEK 
 

OPEN FIGURE DRAWING SESSIONS | The School of Art has scheduled models for two open sessions of Figure Drawing. School of Architecture students are welcome to attend. There is no RSVP necessary, just come on the scheduled days with materials and ready to draw. The sessions are held in a well ventilated classroom, so students are welcome to do oil sketches in additional to the usual charcoal, etc. 

Details: 

Sunday, 4/21, 3-7pm, rm 630C Foundation (two models) 
Sunday, 4/28, 3-7pm, rm 630C Foundation (one model) 

 

CALL FOR PAPERS | Constructing Urban Intelligence workshop is part of the 9th International Conference on Intelligence Environments, and will take place in Athens, Greece, July 16-17, 2013. Designers, researchers, and practitioners across multiple disciplinary domains are invited to submit papers. 
Deadline: April 24, 2013  learn more ... 

 

MIT CALL FOR PAPERS | Thresholds is a scholarly, peer-reviewed journal that aims to publish only original material. The Call for Papers for Issue 42 is HUMAN. Deadline: April 30, 2013  learn more ... 
 
CALL FOR WORKSHOP PARTICIPANTS | Terra Insola is a scripting and fabrication workshop taking place this summer in Crete, Greece. Blurring the limits between students and instructors, together a strategy of co-responsibility and co-authorship will be defined. Workshop instructors include Ezio Blasetti, Stephan Henrich, Lydia Kallipoliti, Camille Lacadee, Francois Roche, Andreas Theodoridis, Danielle Willems. 

Deadline: 30 April 2013  learn more ...     

ONGOING 
 
CITY OF DREAMS PAVILION COMPETITION | FIGMENT with the Emerging New York Architects Committee (ENYA) of the American Institute of Architects NY Chapter (AIANY) and the Structural Engineers Association of New York (SEAoNY) are hosting a design competition for an architectural pavilion on Governors Island, the City of Dreams Pavilion.  Registration: May 1, 2013  learn more ... 

 

STUDENT OPPORTUNITY: THE CHARLES E. PETERSON PRIZE | The Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) of the National Park Service, The Athenaeum of Philadelphia and The American Institute of Architects (AIA) announce the 2013 Charles E. Peterson Prize, which annually recognizes the best set of measured drawings prepared to HABS standards and donated to HABS by students. Deadline: May 31, 2013  learn more ...

THE LEICESTER B. HOLLAND PRIZE | This annual competition recognizes the best single-sheet measured drawing of an historic building, site, or structure prepared by an individual(s) to the standards of the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS), Historic American Engineering Record (HAER), or the Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS). Deadline: May 31, 2013   learn more ... 

 

DESIGN COMPETITION: POST-SANDY | 3C: Comprehensive Coastal Communities invites entrants to design a 'prototype' resilient housing typology responding to the local  conditions and integrate the prototype into a neighborhood context in the scale of the neighborhood block. REGISTRATION: June 30, 2013  learn more ...  
 


FACULTY & STAFF NEWS 
PANEL DISCUSSION | Aida Miron will participate on the panel discussion "Media Geography: Geographies of Difference" as part of the MediaCity 4: Mediacities International Conference, Workshops and Exhibition, MEDIACITY 4: MEDIACITIES International Conference, Workshops and Exhibition, SUNY-Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, on May 4, 2013. learn more ...
LINCOLN CENTER CONVERSATION | Anthony Vidler along with Edward Dimenberg and Dana Polan will be in conversation with Elizabeth Diller and Ricardo Scofidio regarding their latest publication Lincoln Center Inside Out: An Architectural Account at the Center for Architecture on May 10, 2013.  learn more ...
PANEL DISCUSSION | Lydia Kallipoliti will participate in "Beyond Waterproofing," the follow-up presentation to the March Waterproofing conference. The presentation will be hosted by the Spritzer School of Architecture Graduate Program in Landscape Architecture at the City College of New York on May 10, 2013. learn more ...


ALUMNI NEWS* 
Daniel Libeskind (AR '70) | article | "Best Architect-Designed Products of Milan Design Week 2013," ArchDaily.com, April 12, 2013
 
Diller Scofidio + Renfro (Elizabeth Diller (AR '79); Ricardo Scofidio (AR '55) | in conversation | "An Evening with Diller Scofidio + Renfro," Center for Architecture, New York, NY, May 10, 2013

Francois de Menil (AR '87) | in conversation | "Conversation in Context," The Glass House, New Canaan, CT, May 2, 2013

Azin Valy (AR '90) |
article | "Cityzen By Azin Combines Satellite Imagery With Fashion," Huffington Post, April 10, 2013 

Catherine Seavitt Nordenson (AR '94) | participant | "Beyond Waterproofing," Spritzer School of Architecture Graduate Program in Landscape Architecture, City College of New York on May 10, 2013.

Snarkitecture (Alex Mustonen (AR '05) | event | Large-scale temporary installation, Ideas City Festival, New Museum, May 4, 2013

*Please submit your news to archbulletin@cooper.edu

                                                                                         

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