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End of the Year Exhibition on view through June 15
Updated Open Calls and Opportunities
Faculty & Alumni News

ARCHITECTURE OMI EXHIBITION
Drawing us out: Drawing in the Woods (for Lebbeus)
Opening Reception
June 15, 2013, 1-5PM
Omi International Arts Center
Ghent, New York
 
Continuing the "Omi Architecture Workshop" in conjunction with the first year students at The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of The Cooper Union in New York City, Architecture Omi is pleased to announce the installation of "Drawing us out: Drawing in the Woods (for Lebbeus)." Led by David Gersten, Aida Miron and Uri Wegman, faculty members at the Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture with the assistance of Architecture Omi's board chair Lee Skolnick and Program Director Peter Franck, and Associate Dean of the School of Architecture Elizabeth O'Donnell. The project explores the relationships between time, perception, drawing, working at the scale of a model and the scale of architecture.

The exhibition opening and reception will take place on Saturday, June 15h from 1-5 pm in conjunction with two other exhibitions by Architecture Omi featuring work by Janet Echelman and Brian Brush of architectural firm E/B Office. Visitors are encouraged to enter through the Visitors Center at Omi International Arts Center, located at 1405 County Route 22 in Ghent, New York. 
 
 


2013 END OF THE YEAR SHOW
Exhibition on view through June 15
Architecture
Art
Engineering
 
THE FOUNDATION BUILDING AND 41 COOPER SQUARE
EAST 7TH STREET AT THIRD AVENUE

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, 4th Year Design Studio installation


OPEN CALLS & OPPORTUNITIES 
NEW!! 
 
INVITATION TO CONTRIBUTE | The mission of the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation is to expand knowledge and cultural recognition of women's contributions to 20th-century American architecture and built environment. The Dynamic National Archive (DNA) is part of an ongoing project to catalog the names, biographies, and work of female architects and designers who have contributed to the development of the places and spaces of the United States. The DNA is an open, collaborative effort and we invite you to participate.  learn more ... 

 

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | Nova Organa encourages the reopening of aesthetic thinking. The included written and visual work utilizes new and forgotten methods of fiction, critique, and philosophy in the creation of art/architecture theory and thinking.The publication does not exist as an organ of discipline; instead it is rumination and accumulation. We encourage work that challenges boundaries of medium or format specificity. Deadline: July 1, 2013  learn more ...  

 

DESIGN COMPETITION | The Workplace of the Future Design Competition asks the design community to imagine what our work lives will be in 2020. The $7,500.00 prize, plus world-wide publicity for the winning entry will help position the chosen team or individual as  leaders in innovative workplace design; it will also help propel their vision forward.  There will also be a $2,500.00 runner-up prize. The first annual Workplace of the Future Design Competition is presented by Metropolis Magazine and Business Interiors by Staples. Deadline: July 31, 2013  learn more ... 
 
JAE CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | The JAE invites unpublished text-based (Scholarship of Design) and design-based (Design as Scholarship) submissions for publication in the Spring 2014 issue (Volume 68:1) that explores how architectural praxis and pedagogy are being transformed by techniques, modes of inquiry, issues, discourse, and operational tactics drawn from other disciplines. Deadline: August 1, 2013

 

CONFERENCE SUBMISSIONS | The Mediated City conference offers a platform for multiple and diverse examinations of the city. It aims to bring people together from diverse backgrounds and fragment, multiply and reconfigure our readings of the city; to offer multiple and conflicting discipline perspectives. The intention is to share views of the city as physical entity, online community, film set, photographic backdrop, geographical map, sociological case study, political metaphor, digital or video game etc.... - to examine it as a mediated and shared phenomenon. Deadline for abstracts: September 15, 2013.  learn more ... 
DUE THIS WEEK 
 
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 ...
   
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. Deadline: June 14, 2013  learn more... 
ONGOING 
   
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. 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 ... 

 

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 ...  



FACULTY & STAFF NEWS 
PUBLICATION | Anthony Vidler contributed an essay to the forthcoming publication Le Corbusier: An Atlas of Modern Landscapes, edited by Jean-Louis Cohen. learn more ...

CONFERENCE PRESENTATION | Tamar Zinguer will present the paper "The History of the Sandbox" at the SHCY-Society for the History of Children and Youth 2013 Conference at University of Nottingham, Nottingham, England, on June 26, 2013.  learn more ...


ALUMNI NEWS* 
Diller Scofidio + Renfro (Elizabeth Diller, AR '79; Ricardo Scofidio, AR '55) | news | "Major Gift to Columbia Will Help Jumpstart Diller Scofidio + Renfro's Business School Plans," The Architect's Newspaper blog, June 3, 2013

Elizabeth Diller (AR '79) | lecture | "Hudson Yards Speaker Series: A Conversation with Elizabeth Diller and David Rockwell," Center for Architecture, New York, NY, June 25, 2013

Shigeru Ban (AR '84) | article | "Radical Houses: AD showcases groundbreaking residences of the past century and their innovative architects," Architectural Digest, June 2013.

Keith Hanadel (AR '88) | article | "YouTube Touches Down: HLW Remakes A Helicopter Hangar," Interior Design, May 2013

Azin Valy (AR '90) | article | "Getting to know designer Azin Valy," SF-Unzipped, May 20, 2013

Bradley Horn (AR '94) | recipient | "Architecture from Anything: Contemporary Strategies of Design Pedagogy," Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts 2013 Grant to Individuals

Carlos Little (AR '98) | exhibition | "Blunted Paranoia," Senaspace, New York, NY, May 16-June 16, 2013

Anthony Titus (AR '98) | recipient | "Twisted Siblings: Relationships between Contemporary Painting and Digital Architecture," Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts 2013 Grant to Individuals

John Hartmann (AR '00) | panelist | "Sketchbook: Architectural Reflections on Grand Central Terminal," co-sponsored by The Architectural League, New York Transit Museum, Brooklyn, NY, June 12, 2013

Nelson Figallo (AR '03) | group exhibition | "[Un]Seen," Fountain Gallery, New York, NY, May 23-July 10, 2013

Andrew Ferentinos (AR '07) | co-curator| "Beginnings: Drawing Early Architecture," Keller Gallery, MIT, Cambridge, MA, May 12-June 3, 2013

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