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50th Anniversary in Practice
Jan 23 at 7PM
The Great Hall
7 East 7 Street
A special lecture to celebrate Richard Meier's 50th anniversary in practice.

This lecture is co-sponsored by the Architectural League of New York.

Richard Meier founded his New York City based firm in 1963. His practice has completed commissions worldwide that range from civic structures, museums, and corporate headquarters, to housing and private residences. From early projects - including the now iconic "white" houses, such as the Smith House in Darien, and institutional projects beginning with the Bronx Development Center - to the Getty Center in Los Angeles or Rome's Ara Pacis Museum and Jubilee Church, Meier and his partners continue to embody the accolades of the Pritzker Prize citation almost thirty years ago, that, in his "single-minded pursuit of the essence of modern architecture...he has broadened its range of forms to make it responsive to the expectations of our time." 

Moderated discussion to follow with fellow partners Bernhard Karpf, Reynolds Logan, and Dukho Yeon


Image: Richard Meier & Partners-Arp Museum, Remagen, Germany | photo: Roland Halbe

CALL FOR PAPERS/PRESENTATIONS | UCSD Department of Visual Arts is accepting proposals for papers and presentations for the 7th Annual PhD Symposium: AFTER THE FACT: Feminist Cultural Production and Temporal Dissonance. This symposium endeavors to present new treatments and interrogations into temporality as feminist praxis. Papers and artist project presentations are welcome relating to a theme of temporality and feminist cultural production. Deadline: February 3, 2014 learn more ...

DESIGN COMPETITION | The Design Parade 9th International Festival of Design revolves around an international competition open to young designers, which combines exhibitions and discussions. Through this innovative platform, the villa Noailles aims to further its support for young design, whilst at the same time gathering together designers, members of the industry, journalists, and the general public. Deadline March 31, 2014 learn more ...

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | The Deborah J. Norden Fund, established in 1995 in memory of architect and arts administrator Deborah Norden, awards up to $5,000 annually in travel and study grants to students and recent graduates in the fields of architecture, architectural history, and urban studies. Applicants must submit a maximum three-page proposal, which succinctly describes the objectives of the grant request and how it will contribute to the applicant's intellectual and creative development. Deadline: April 17, 2014 learn more ...


STUDENT SUBMISSIONS | (SA) is accepting submissions of student projects for inclusion on their international online database. The SA publication is open-ended, they accept studio projects, thesis, competitions, installations, case studies, and independent proposals. Deadline: January 25, 2014  learn more ...

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: EXHIBITIONS/INSTALLATIONS | The Center for Architecture is currently accepting proposals for its Breakthrough Space gallery for the 2014 season. Deadline: Ongoing  learn more ... 

HUD STUDENT DESIGN COMPETITION | HUD PD&R invites teams from accredited educational institutions in the United States to participate in its Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition. Teams must be comprised of students enrolled in a graduate degree program. Registration Deadline: January 31, 2014  learn more ...


DESIGN AWARDS AIANY 2014 | The AIA New York Chapter announces Design Awards in the categories of Architecture, Interiors, Urban Design and Projects. Submissions should also reflect a strong sense of place, history, or purpose. Deadline: February 3, 2014  learn more ...


CALL FOR ENTRIES | Young architects and designers are invited to submit work to the annual Architectural League Prize Competition. Projects of all types, either theoretical or real, and executed in any medium, are welcome. Deadline: February 10, 2013  learn more ...  


CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | The journal Nova Organa is accepting written and visual work that utilizes new and forgotten methods of fiction, critique, and philosophy in the creation of art/architecture theory and thinking. The next issue will use "Architecture" as an epigraph/theme. Deadline Extended: February 15, 2014  learn more ...


STUDENT SUMMER SCHOLARS COMPETITION | Hanbury Evans Wright Vlattas + Company seeks up to four architectural students for its Summer Scholars program. Scholars test their design skills with professional architects and put classroom experience to work on real projects. This full-time summer position provides competitive compensation. Houseing included. Deadline: February 17, 2014   learn more ...


CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | FIGMENT is now accepting proposals for the summer-long Minigolf Course on Governors Island in New York. They are seeking designs that interpret the theme of "New York City Now" with as much diversity of perspective as possible. Deadline: March 1, 2014  learn more ...  


STUDENT OPPORTUNITY: VELUX AWARD | The International VELUX Award encourages students of architecture to explore the theme of sunlight and daylight in its widest sense to create a deeper understanding of this specific and ever relevant source of light and energy. The Award is global and open to any registered student of architecture backed by a teacher from a school of architecture. Register by March 3, 2014. learn more ... 


STUDENT DESIGN AWARDS | RSA-US Student Design Awards (SDA-US) is an awards program to inspire collaborative, multidisciplinary design-led social change which connects design students and faculty with industry needs. All undergraduate design students currently enrolled in a US college or university are invited to participate as long as they have faculty support. Deadline: March 19, 2014.  learn more ... 


CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | Issue 10 of the Cornell Journal of Architecture invites you contribute a ghost story, a haunted house, a virtual reality, or a distillation that engages the spirit's complex and inevitable inhabitation of architecture. Issue 10 will collect a spectrum of specters from the phenomenal to the digital, and question the role and the possibility of the spirit in architecture today. Deadline: August 1, 2014  



Daniel Libeskind (AR '70) | news | "Libeskind Reveals Timber Physics Building for Durham University,", January 14, 2014 

Elizabeth Diller (AR '79) | lecture | The George H. Scanlon Foundation Lecture, REDUX.2, sponsored by the OTIS College of Art and Design, at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, February 19, 2014 

Elizabeth Diller (AR '79) | interview | "The Source: Liz Diller in Conversation With Doug Aitken," The New York Times, January 20, 2014 

Shigeru Ban (AR '84) | news | "'Breathtakin" PHs For Cast Iron Tribeca Building, Revealed!,", January 17, 2014 

Anthony Titus (AR '98) | panelist | Urban Hopes: Made in China, MAK Center at the Schindler House, West Hollywood, CA, January 29, 2014 

Michael Scaduto (AR '03) | speaker | Winter 2014 ARE Boot Camp: Building Design and Construction Systems, Center for Architecture, New York, NY, February 1, 2014 
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Publication Highlight: Education of an Architect

John Hejduk and Roger Canon 
On November 13, 1971, the exhibition Education of an Architect: A Point of View-featuring the work of Cooper Union students under the direction of the chairman of the Department of Architecture, John Hejduk, and the dean George Sadek-opened at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. The installation of models, drawings, and photographs along with faculty and student statements, documented work from 1964 to 1971.

To accompany the exhibition, The Cooper Union published an extremely influential limited edition book-long since out of print-of 54 projects by some 60 students showing their in depth explorations of problems based on the visual discoveries of cubism and neo-plasticism as they related to architectural space and thought.
Image: 1971 - President White (center), George Sadek, Dean of the School of Art and Architecture, and John Hejduk, Chairman of the Department of Architecture, study a model to be included in the Exhibition Education of an Architect: A Point of View at the Museum of Modern Art. 
School of Architecture Archive historical background: In 1970 John Hejduk and Roger Canon, AR'70, established a methodology to document student work for the publication Education of An Architect: A Point of View, which coincided with an exhibition of the same name held at the Museum of Modern Art in 1971. Supported by a recommendation of the 1980 National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) Visiting Team, the Archive was established in 1983, and officially became a department of the School of Architecture in 1991. 


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