Students to gain real-world work experience in Spain

May 10, 2008,AEDT

Eight Cornell architecture students in an Arch 501 studio received real-world experience this semester, working on a new community music center to be built in Valencia, Spain. Students visited the site over spring break and met with architects in Valencia. “We wanted to share all of our doubts and our | Read More

Urban Splash makes a splash at awards – Yorkshire Evening Post

May 10, 2008,AEDT

URBAN regeneration specialist Urban Splash has picked up the Best Residential Marketing Campaign award for its Saxton development in Leeds at this year’s Property Marketing Awards. Urban Splash accepted the award at a ceremony organised by trade magazine Estates Gazette in partnership with The Chartered Surveyors Company in London. The | Read More

New Harvard dean has designs on our future – The Boston Globe

May 9, 2008,AEDT

Mohsen Mostafavi, the new dean at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, is much more than a man who understands lines, brick, and mortar. He is a philosopher of sorts. Since arriving from Cornell, where he served as dean of the College of Architecture, Art and Planning, Mostafavi has been | Read More

Bay State Bike Week

May 9, 2008,AEDT

May is National Bike Month and here in Massachusetts we’re doing our part to celebrate this great event with Bay State Bike Week, May 12th -18th, 2008. It’s your chance to join thousands of other bikers across the country by doing something for the environment and having a great time | Read More

Boston Sample Drop Shop

May 7, 2008,AEDT

Architects and design professionals will have the opportunity to drop off outdated and unneeded samples as part of the Boston Sample Drop/Shop to be held May 8th-10th at the Boston Design Center. The event, organized by Burt Hill in association with Herman Miller, greenGoat, and Creative Office Pavilion, is intended | Read More

“Asia-Pacific Gateway for Climate Change” – UN ESCAP

April 23, 2008,AEDT

Countries from Asia and the Pacific, both developed and developing, are gathering in Bangkok to share experiences on “co-benefits approach to climate change” – win-win actions which cut greenhouse gas emissions while alleviating poverty. The meeting today (23 April) is organized by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for | Read More

Pecha Kucha Beijing Volume No.8

April 22, 2008,AEDT

Pecha Kucha Beijing Volume No.8  –  18th of May 2008  –  04:00pm at Yugong Yishan –  Admission RMB 20, After a small pause to regain energy, Pecha Kucha Beijing is back in full swing!The line up of Volume 8’s speakers is compiled of professionals of the fashion industry, artists, architects and multimedia specialists. | Read More

New dean eager to improve, lead architecture college

April 22, 2008,AEDT

When Jan Cervelli takes over as dean of the College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture this summer, she plans to enhance the school’s reputation as a leader in sustainable design. She will also reunite with an old sweetheart. “I’ve known the reputation of the school for a long time, but | Read More

LI – Change Change – Leeds May 23

April 13, 2008,AEDT

In partnership with Natural England, these conferences are designed to develop further thinking on the crucial role that landscape architects can play in mitigating and adapting to climate change. In addition to plenary sessions covering the Climate Change Bill, the Landscape Institute’s Climate Change Policy (due for completion this spring) | Read More

LI – Climate Change – Bristol 25 April

April 13, 2008,AEDT

n partnership with Natural England, these conferences are designed to develop further thinking on the crucial role that landscape architects can play in mitigating and adapting to climate change. In addition to plenary sessions covering the Climate Change Bill, the Landscape Institute’s Climate Change Policy (due for completion this spring) | Read More

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