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For the months of June - August The School of Architecture eNewsletter will be published bi-weekly. 


Open Calls and Opportunities
Faculty and Alumni News
End of Year Show, Thesis, 2014

The Engineering and Design of Tall Buildings
July 16, 6:30pm
Museum of the City of New York
1220 5th Street, NYC
If the Guastavinos - with their miraculous thin-tile structural vaults - were the building technology innovators of a century ago, who are the innovators of today? As 21st-century skylines continue to rise, architects and engineers must solve an ever-mounting array of design and construction challenges. Join Nadine Post, award-winning journalist and Editor-at-Large for Engineering News-Record, and other leading innovators for a roundtable discussion on how they are tackling the issues presented by buildings that exceed 100 stories. Panelists include architects Rafael Viñoly, FAIA and Paul Katz, FAIA (Kohn Pedersen Fox), structural engineer Bill Baker (Skidmore, Owings and Merrill), and mechanical engineer Ashok Raiji, Assoc. AIA (ARUP), the visionaries behind some of the tallest buildings in the world.


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CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS | ENR invites you to submit a proposal to present at the next FutureTech conference. Our mission is to inform and inspire the industry with technology-based innovations that represent the future of design and construction. We are seeking two kinds of presentations: New Technologies or Technology-based Processes and Innovative Use of Existing Technologies. Deadline: July 11, 2014 learn more ...

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | The AIA New York Chapter Center for Architecture will open New York New Design in October 2014 at the West 4th Street subway station. New York New Design solicits works of all scales and types - small, large, commercial, residential, public, private, interiors, historic preservation, engineering, landscape, and urban design - presenting the scope and quality of work being done by AIA New York Chapter members both at home and abroad. Deadline: July 16. 2014 by 5pm. learn more ...


CALL FOR WORKS: BILLBOARD ART | The 7th International Festival of Art on Billboards held in Poland announces their open call for submissions. The 10 most interesting works will be displayed on billboards in the city space during the Art Moves Festival in September/October 2014 in Torun, Poland. Artists are invited to prepare an artwork in response to this year's competition theme "More or less freedom?". Deadline: July 30, 2014  learn more ...  


CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: JAE | The theme proposed for Journal of Architectural Education 69:1 is Crisis, with the aim of assembling a collection of research, propositions, and opinions that illuminate in new ways the relation between architecture, modernity, and crisis. The emphasis intended for the issue is less the mitigation or solution of crises than the contextualization of crisis itself in relation to design practice. Deadline: August 1, 2014  learn more ...  


DESIGN COMPETITION | Shape the Future is a joint collaboration between Metropolis and DuPont™ Corian® and open to architects, interior designers, industrial designers, and students. The competition asks participants to reimagine Corian® solid surface as a building and design resource, with the goal of innovating new, exciting uses for the time-tested material. Deadline: August 1, 2014 learn 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 ...


 2014 URBAN AGE AWARD | The Alfred Herrhausen Society, the international forum of Deutsche Bank has announced the seventh Deutsche Bank Urban Age Award, which this year looks to recognise exemplary projects which are improving the quality of life and urban environment in the wider Delhi area. Deadline: August 15, 2014 learn more ...


DESIGN COMPETITION | This international competition aims to rethink and redesign one of the most iconic streets in the world-42nd street in Midtown Manhattan. The competition is intended to encourage architects, planners, and urban designers from around the world to develop creative proposals for remaking this important but noisy, traffic-clogged street into an enhanced, world-class pedestrian environment and public space that is served by a high-quality, low-floor, modern surface light rail tram. Register by September 8, 2014   learn more ... 

SEMINAR | Tamar Zinguer is the 2014 Visiting Scholar at the Canadian Centre for Architecture. She will be presenting the seminar "The Degree Zero of Architecture" on July 10, 2014. learn more ...

LECTURE | Pablo Lorenzo-Eiroa presented the lecture "Architecture in Formation: on the Nature of Information in Digital Architecture" at Sapienza, University of Rome on June 26, 2014. learn more ...

Daniel Libeskind (AR '70) | news | "Daniel Libeskind's 60-story Century Spire begins construction in Manila," The Architect's Newspaper blog, June 19, 2014

Toshiko Mori (AR '76) | lecture | "Engaging Culture and Community in Tectonic and Technology," The University of Hong Kong Faculty of Architecture, Hong Kong, June 10 2014

Smith-Miller Hawkinson Architects (Laurie Hawkinson, AR '83) | award | 2014 MASterworks Awards, Best New Infrastructure, NYC DDC Zerega Avenue Emergency Medical Services Building 
Shigeru Ban (AR '84) | group exhibition | "INTERNATIONAL 2014: 25 Architects' Works in Progress," GA Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, June 21-August 10, 2014 
Chris Benedict (AR '86) | article | "Passive House Knickerbocker Commons Will Rent From $600,", May 1, 2014 
I-Beam Design (Suzan Wines, Azin Valy, both AR '90) | article | "This Is The Pallet Emergency Home. It Can Be Built In 1 Day With Only Basic Tools,", June 6, 2014 
Peter Pawlak (AR '90) | article | "Bringing Rio a Bit Closer," The New York Times, June 18, 2014 
Vladimir Belogolovsky (AR '96) | book review | "Review> Australian Idol," The Architect's Newspaper, June 18, 2014 
John Lin (AR '02) | award | "A House for all Seasons," Wienberger Brick Award: Residential Use, Award-winning International Brick Architecture, 2014 
Katerina Kourkoula (AR '08/MArchII '11 | project manager | "Urban-think tank designs Xarranca pavilion on Barcelona beachfront," Designboom, June 5, 2014
Daniel Wills (AR '12) | project manager | "Urban-think tank designs Xarranca pavilion on Barcelona beachfront," Designboom, June 5, 2014 
Leila A. Rzyska-Filipek (AR' 13) | article | "Antipodes," Issue 4: Architecture, Nova Organa, June 2014 
Theodore Kofman (AR '13) | article | "City, USA," Issue 4: Architecture, Nova Organa, June 2014

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