2008 Education Issue

 

2008 Education Issue

  • Marywood University to Open School of Architecture

    Marywood University, in Scranton, Pa., has announced a new school of architecture, the state's seventh. The school, which will begin enrolling students for the fall 2009 semester, will feature a strong focus on sustainable design.

     
  • The Mentor: R. Steven Lewis

    Reversing the low number of minority architects, says NOMA's new president, requires addressing future generations through nationwide community efforts and institutional partnerships.

     
  • A Higher Education

    Architecture education is often criticized for different reasons by different practitioners, but its strength is the breadth of what is taught today.

     
  • Studio: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Weijen Wang's 11 architecture students are getting a lesson in real-world school design that's not quite what they signed on for (just ask them). Not least because the clients are in China—in Sichuan Province's Beichuan County, which suffered a devastating earthquake last May.

     
  • Old School, New School: University of Virginia

    To redesign Campbell Hall, U.Va. architecture dean Karen Van Lengen hired her own faculty.

     
  • Studio: Illinois Institute of Technology

    "There's no program, but there is a client," explains architect Dirk Denison of the studio he's conducting at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) with longtime friend film critic Jonathan Miller.

     
  • Studio: University of California, Los Angeles

    As UCLA student Stephen Nieto points out, architecture studios start to look the same after a while: Bide your time for several weeks, then pull some all-nighters near the end to finish a solitary project. But the UCLA Department of Architecture and Urban

     
  • Old School, New School: Woodbury University

    Rios Clementi Hale Studios designs a studio building that instructs through structure.

     
  • Studio: Pratt Institute

    Who knew a bagel shop delivered to studio? It's 9:30 on a Friday morning, and nine sleepy fourth- and fifth-year students at the Pratt Institute School of Architecture are preparing to present their research when a cell phone chirps and one person makes a break for the door. "Is she coming back?"...

     
  • Old School, New School: University of New Mexico

    Antoine Predock Architect creates a new public face and promotes a sense of community for the School of Architecture & Planning.

     
 
 
 
 

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