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2013 Summer Programs: Apply by June 8
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Exhibition on view through June 14

Commonly known as the "End of Year Show," this annual exhibition transforms the classrooms and studios of The Cooper Union into galleries showcasing work from the Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture, the School of Art, and the Albert Nerken School of Engineering.

Exhibition Hours:
Tuesday - Saturday, 12 - 7pm
Closed Sundays and Mondays

Free and open to the public.

Image: 2013 End of the Year Exhibition, Thesis installation

at The School of Architecture
June 8, 2013

The School of Architecture will offer 4-week intensive workshops in summer 2013 for college credit in introductory and advanced programs. These programs will introduce students to foundational concepts and practices within the study of architecture and explore the role of advanced digital technologies as a theoretical and formal determinate in contemporary architecture.

Courses offered:
INTRODUCTION TO ARCHITECTURE: Foundation Studies and Portfolio Development
STRANGE CRAFT: Masterclass in Contemporary Digital Architecture

Course dates: JULY 8 - AUGUST, 2013
Application Deadline: JUNE 8, 2013 


BUCKMINSTER FULLER INSTITUTE DESIGN COMPETITION | In celebration of the map's publication anniversary, the Buckminster Fuller Institute (BFI) is calling on today's graphic designers, visual artists, and citizen cartographers to create a new and inspiring interpretation of the Dymaxion Map. BFI will publish accepted entries within an online gallery, feature the selected finalists in a gallery exhibition in New York City and select one winning entry to be produced as a 36" x 24" poster and offered for sale within our online store. DEADLINE: JUNE 14, 2013 learn more... 
VILCEK PRIZE FOR CREATIVE PROMISE IN DESIGN | The Vilcek Foundation awards the Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise to encourage and support young immigrants who have already demonstrated exceptional achievements and who often face significant challenges early in their careers. The Vilcek Foundation will award three prizes of $35,000 each to young designers who demonstrate outstanding early achievement. DEADLINE: AUGUST 14, 2013  learn more ...
DESIGN COMPETITION | FAR ROC [For a Resilient Rockaway] is a two-phase design competition seeking innovative proposals to establish a new standard in storm-resiliency, energy efficiency, environmental sustainability, and economic development for low-lying coastal communities. Phase I submission deadline: June 14, 2013  learn more ...
COMPETITION | 54 Jefferson, once home to the Grand Rapids Public Museum, has been closed to the public since 1994. It needs a purpose. It needs your idea. Jurors will include Reed Kroloff, Director of the Cranbrook Academy of Art and former editor-in-chief of Architecture magazine. Complete competition information will be available early June.  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 ...
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. Entrants must choose and respond to one of three SITES documented for intervention. Deadline: July 1, 2013  learn more ...  
THE DOT URBAN ART PROGRAM OPEN CALLS | The DOT is accepting proposals for public works and performances. Read the complete list of upcoming opportunities and deadlines at the DOT

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW GRADUATE AWARD | Submissions are now open for The Architectural Review's 2013 Global Architecture Graduate Awards (GAGAs). Send your graduating project and you could win a £2,500 cash prize and have your work published in the pages of the special October issue of The Architectural Review. Deadline: July 5, 2013 learn more ... 

ROUNDTABLE AND PUBLICATION | Anthony Vidler participated in the roundtable discussion "Interrupting Global Cities" at the Marron Institute on Cities and the Urban Environment, New York University on May 10, 2013. He was a contributing author to the "After the Manifesto" in GSAPP/T6 Ediciones, published on May 31, 2013.

HONOREE | Susannah Drake was an honoree at the Hester Street Collaborative's 2013 Annual Benefit Party, New York, NY, May 16, 2013.  learn more ...

WHEELWRIGHT PRIZE | Gia Wolff  received the inaugural 2013 Wheelwright Prize traveling fellowship awarded by the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.  learn more ...

Diller Scofidio + Renfro (Elizabeth Diller, AR '79; Ricardo Scofidio, AR '55) | news | "To Raze or Not? MoMA Rethinks Plan," The New York Times, May 9, 2013

Daniel Libeskind (AR '70) | article | "The Films of Their Lives: Daniel Libeskind and Marina Abramovíc," Architectural Record, May 13, 2013

Jacob Alspector (AR '72) | article | "High School Raises the Bar," eOculus, May 15, 2013

Alexander Gorlin (AR '78) | news | "Recap: The New Museum's Ideas City Festival," Architectural Record, May 6, 2013

Lee H. Skolnick (AR '79) | participant | Open House New York presented Open Studios Lower Manhattan, part of NYCxDESIGN, May 18, 2013

Elizabeth Diller (AR '79) | event | "In conversation: Phyllis Lambert and Elizabeth Diller", Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, May 13, 2013,

Jesse Reiser (AR '81) | panelist | AIANY 2013 Design Awards Panel-Honor Awards, Center for Architecture, New York, NY, May 7, 2013

Gerri Davis (AR '03) | symposium participant | Vermeer's Daughter?, The New York Institute for the Humanities & The Humanities Initiative, May 18, 2013

Snarkitecture (Alex Mustonen, AR '05) | news | "Recap: The New Museum's Ideas City Festival," Architectural Record, May 6, 2013

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