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This Week: Lecture by Steven Kreis
Firat Erdim (AR '01) awarded Rome Prize
Open Calls and Opportunities
Alumni News
A Celebration

APR 25 at 6:30PM
APR 26 at 10AM
The Great Hall
7 E. 7 Street
Tributes and Reminiscences | 6:30PM Friday 25 April
Panels and Film Screening | 10:00AM - 5:00PM Saturday 26 April

Participants to include: Joseph Becker, M. Christine Boyer, Peter Cook, Joan Copjec, Neil Denari, David Gersten, Zvi Hecker, Steven Holl, Clare Jacobson, Sotirios Kotoulas, Carin Kuoni, Sanford Kwinter, Claus Leggewie, Diane Lewis, Brett Littman, James Lowder, Shannon Mattern, Thom Mayne, Aida Miron, Miodrag Mitrasinovic, Eric Owen Moss, Elke Muehlleitner, Peter Noever, Dwayne Oyler, Wolf Prix, George Ranalli, Vyjayanthi Rao, Yael Reisner, Alexis Rochas, Yehuda Safran, Neil Spiller, Michael Sorkin, Anthony Vidler, Aleksandra Wagner, Davor Wagner, Michael Webb, James Wines, Lebbeus Woods, and Masahiko Yendo

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Lecture by Steven Kreis
APR 17 at 6:30PM
RM 315
Foundation Bldg
Professor Steven Kreis, who teaches Calculus and Physics in the School of Architecture, will present the lecture "Gravity, Stars and Black Holes" this Thursday at 6:30pm in Room 315F. 



APR 2014
Firat Erdim (AR '01) receives the 2014-2015 Founders Rome Prize in Architecture from the American Academy in Rome. The winners' of the 118th annual Rome Prize Competition were announced at the Arthur & Janet C. Ross Rome Prize Ceremony, held at the Harmonie Club in New York City on 10 April. Winners of the coveted Rome Prizes are provided with a fellowship that includes a stipend, a study or studio, and room and board for a period of six months to two years in Rome.


Image: American Academy in Rome, Entrance of the McKim, Mead & White Building  


FELLOWSHIP | The Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture will be supporting two Junior Fellows in residence for 2014-15.  The Fellowships are open to architects, engineers, and educators at any stage including recent graduates or those looking to go from practice to teaching. They are ultimately seeking candidates who are creative, engaging, and motivated to work in our unique environment of two historic campuses with a small student body of two dozen students. Deadline: May 1, 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. Deadline: April 17, 2014 learn more ...  

CALL FOR PROPOSALS | Midtown Detroit, Inc. (MDI) in partnership with the New Economy Initiative (NEI) is seeking proposals to transform the undersides of two viaducts located in Midtown Detroit's TechTown district with public art and light. The Second and Cass Avenue viaducts are two fully operational railroad bridge grade separations located between Baltimore and Amsterdam Streets in TechTown. Originally constructed in 1934, these once magnificent viaducts have been poorly maintained over the years and lack adequate lighting, contributing to unsafe perceptions of the district. This call seeks to give these industrial bridges new life-making them a choice destination rather than a place to pass through. Deadline: April 30, 2014 learn more ... 

CALL FOR ESSAYS: COMMON SHARE | Urban Omnibus announces their third annual writing competition, this year on the topic of common ownership, private property, and the sharing economy. With this competition, UO invites writers to infuse the discourse around structural economic change with narrative, theory, history, or humor. Deadline: May 12, 2014  learn more ...  


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS | The 2014 Saratoga Design Conference"s theme for their inaugural conference is "New Practice /New Design", an exploration of the dramatic changes we are seeing in the practice of architecture and the innovative design work that results. The Design Conference's main goal is to impart practical and theoretical knowledge that will allow attendees to expand the areas of practice they engage in and do more relevant and innovative design work. Deadline: May 16, 2014 learn more ...


2014 AIANYS DESIGN AWARDS | AIA New York State, the state organization of The American Institute of Architects, has recognized outstanding works of architecture through its annual Design Awards Program each year since 1968. The purpose of the program is to celebrate achievements in design excellence by New York State architects; to generate greater public interest in architecture; and to honor the architects, clients and consultants who work together to create and enhance our built environment. Registration: May 18, 2014learn more ...  


STUDENT FILM CONTEST | The National Fenestration Rating Council is celebrating 25 years of service by calling students in the U.S. and Canada to submit an original short film exploring the important role windows, doors, and skylights play in everyday life. Creativity is encouraged and all genres are welcome. Deadline: August 1, 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. Deadline: August 1, 2014  learn more ...



Edward Nilsson (AR'70) | paper | "No Place Like Home: Huxtable's Ranch House as Her Housing Ideal," Society of Architectural Historians Annual Conference in Austin, Texas, April 11, 2014

Alexander Gorlin (AR '78) | review | "Speak, Mysticism: Tibby Rothman on Alex Gorlin's new book, Kabbalah in Art and Architecture," The Architect's Newspaper, April 10, 2014
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