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Architecture in the Expanded Field
Opening Reception
Sept 12, 2014 at 6:30pm
Arthur A. Houghton Jr.
An exhibition featuring works designed by graduates of the Master of Architecture II Program, Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of The Cooper Union. Professor of the Advanced Design Studio: Diana Agrest.

Opening Reception September 12, 2014, 6:30-8:30pm

On view September 12 - 27, 2014

The Arthur A. Houghton Jr. Gallery
The Foundation Building, 2nd Floor
The Cooper Union
New York, NY


A Video Celebrating The School of Architecture's 
154th End of Year Show

At the close of the 2013-14 academic year, The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture made a short video chronicling its part in the 154 year tradition of The Cooper Union's annual End of Year Exhibition. The video provides a window into the end of the academic year at the School of Architecture from final reviews to the making of the annual exhibition of student work and commencement, celebrating what makes Architecture at Cooper so unique.

Click here to watch video.




OPEN CALL FOR PUBLIC ART | The DOT Art seeks proposals for Barrier Beautification. Artist and graphic designers are encouraged to apply to the Barrier Beautification Fall Open Call to beautify a site within the five boroughs with the help of New York Cares volunteers. The program has beautified over 6 miles of concrete barriers to date with colorful exciting artwork. Deadline: September 5, 2014 learn more ...

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS | The AIA Long Island Chapter has issued their annual call for nominations for Honor Awards as part of the 50th Archi Awards. Honor Award candidates should be chosen by the architectural community. If you are aware of anyone who is deserving of these awards please send your
nominations to the chapter office. Deadline: September 19, 2014 learn more ...

STUDENT AND RECENT GRADUATE OPPORTUNITY | AIANY's First Day on the Job is an invitation to students and recent graduates to meet and interact with working architects and faculty in a symposium setting. We will engage in topic driven discussion that will bridge the differences between the academy and the workplace. First Day on the Job is an opportunity for professionals to meet architectural talent about to enter the workforce, and gain fresh insight into their points of view, concerns and aspirations. Registration Required. Held at The Center for Architecture, New York, NY on September 21, 2014. learn more ...

STUDENT OPPORTUNITY | The WAH Center presents "THE NEW ACADEMY: WAH BRIDGES STUDENT ARTISTS" - a multi-media group exhibition dedicated to presenting the work of students pursuing their undergraduate or Masters degrees in the arts. Based on the Bridge Concept envisioned by WAH Center Founder & Artistic Director, Yuko Nii, the aim is to create a bridge between the WAH Center's historical landmark building and a new generation of outstanding young artists, as well as a bridge between academic styles, understood in this context as a temporal artistic style that describes the work of a student. Artists are encouraged to submit artworks in the medium of their choosing. Deadline: September 22, 2014 learn more ...


NYC MEDIA LAB: CALL FOR DEMOS | NYC Media Lab is seeking media-related projects for its upcoming Annual Summit, hosted at The New School on Friday, September 19th.The Summit is the City's only pan-university showcase of media and technology projects and research across a range of disciplines such as design, digital media, computer science, engineering, and more. Submissions are open to NYC university faculty and researchers and to undergraduate, graduate, PhD, and postdoc students. Deadline: September 5, 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 ... 



DESIGN AWARD | Interior Design Magazine invites you to submit your best products and projects for the Best of Year 2014 Design Awards. Deadline: September 14, 2014. learn more ...
CALL FOR FELLOWS | The Design Trust for Public Space, in partnership with New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), will award three fellowships for Design Guidelines for Neighborhood Retail in Architecture, Engineering and Graphic Design. Deadline: September 15, 2014  learn more ...

DESIGN COMPETITION | FIGMENT, the AIA New York Emerging New York Architects Committee (ENYA), and the Structural Engineers Association of New York (SEAoNY) are pleased to announce their fifth annual design competition to design and build an architectural pavilion to serve as a gathering place for workshops, performances, community-building, contemplation, and education on Governors Island for the 2015 summer season. Deadline: September 20, 2014. learn more ...
CALL FOR PAPERS | This workshop aims to bring together researchers and practitioners to discuss and explore the research challenges and opportunities in applying the pervasive and social computing paradigm to understand cities. We are seeking multidisciplinary contributions that reveal interesting aspects about urban life and exploit the digital traces to create novel citizen-centric applications that benefit not only citizens, but also urban planners and policy makers. We believe this topic will attract researchers from communities ranging for computational science, to social science and urban design. Deadline: September 22, 2014. learn more ... 

CALL FOR POSTERS | The University of Oklahoma Division of Architecture invites posters for its 2014 Creating_Making Forum, which will be held in Norman, Oklahoma, Nov. 5-7, 2014. To engender a broad range of discussions, we encourage projects from scholars from a variety of disciplines, professionals at all stages within their careers, and graduate and undergraduate students. Posters may address contemporary or historical issues of creating and making within the disciplines of architecture, interior design, construction science, city and regional planning, landscape architecture, industrial design, engineering, and other creative disciplines that have an impact on our everyday lives. Deadline: September 26, 2014. learn more ...

NELSON MANDELA MEMORIAL DESIGN COMPETITION | The goal of the Nelson Mandela Memorial Design Competition is to elicit the most creative and exceptional designs for this significant public memorial project to be located in the Skylawn Memorial Park in San Mateo, CA. The Nelson Mandela Foundation will select the winning design. Deadline: October 15, 2014. learn more ... 

JAE: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | Coinciding with the 20th anniversary of the publication of Rem Koolhaas /OMA's S,M,L,XL, this special issue of the Journal of Architectural Education will serve as a platform to revisit, expose, and otherwise reevaluate the book's ineluctable influence(s) on the practice and writing of architecture. For this issue, we seek contributions that will shed new critical light on the influence of S,M,L,XL through multiple vantage points. Deadline: March 1, 2015  learn more ...


INTERVIEW | Pablo Lorenzo-Eiroa was recently interviewed by Ciro Najle for Plot magazine (Argentina) on his research regarding the digital in relation to the work of Mies.  learn more ...

Shigeru Ban (AR '84) | article | "The Limits of Virtuous Architecture," The New Yorker, August 27, 2014

Vladimir Belogolovsky (AR '96) | curator's talk | Harry Seidler: Art, Architecture and Collaborative Design, Universidad de Palermo, Facultad de Arquitectura, Buenos Aires, Argentina, September 4, 2014.

Sean Gaffney (AR '12) | exhibition | Co-designer with Christina Nguyen, "Duck-Work," included in Urban Timber: From Seed to City, Boston Society of Architect's Space Gallery, Boston, MA.

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