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04.21.14: Aarhus School of Architecture

Joint masters program on sustainability
Aarhus and Tsinghua offer joint masters program in energy and green architecture.
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02.26.14: UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley to Host The City + Water Conference
UC Berkeley's College of Environmental Design will host The City + Water: International Perspectives conference on February 28.
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02.03.14: MIT

Jennifer Pahlka Receives the Kevin Lynch Award
Jennifer Pahlka, founder of Code for America, receives the Kevin Lynch Award from MIT.
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01.30.14: Aarhus School of Architecture

Aarhus School of Architecture Appoints New Prorector
Aarhus School of Architecture has appointed a new prorector, Trine Berthold, who will step into the position on February 1, 2014.
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11.12.13: University of Washington

John Schaufelberger Appointed Dean of UW College of Built Environments
Professor Schaufelberger, interim dean of University of Washington’s College of Built Environment, has been appointed to be the next dean of the college, effective November 1, 2013.
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09.16.13: University of Maryland

Conflict and Convergence Symposium
The symposium Conflict and Convergence: Urban Informality in Latin America will be held at the University of Maryland's School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation on October 4–5.
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09.11.13: Woodbury University

"Beyond the Assignment" at the Julius Shulman Institute
The architectural photography exhibit Beyond the Assignment will show at Woodbury University's Julius Shulman Institute, October 5 to November 1.
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08.19.13: UC Berkeley

Adaptive Metropolis Symposium
UC Berkeley’s Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning and Rebar Art & Design Studio will host the Adaptive Metropolis Symposium in September.
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07.26.13: UT Austin

UT Austin to Host Curtains, an Exploration of Fabrics in Design
Curtains, a publication, installation, and exhibition event exploring the possibilities of fabric in architecture, will be hosted by the Center for American Architecture and Design at Univeristy of Texas, Austin from October 14 to 18.
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06.17.13: University of Toronto

One Spadina Crescent
A new architecture complex at the University of Toronto, designed by Nader Tehrani and Katie Faulkner of NADAAA
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04.26.13: Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech's College of Architecture Appoints New Dean
After a nationwide search, Georgia Tech has named Professor Steve French as the new dean of the College of Architecture.
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03.04.13: University of Minnesota

Public Interest Design Week
The first Public Interest Design Week will be hosted by the University of Minnesota on their Minneapolis campus, March 19 – 24; keynote speakers include Michael Kimmelman, Krista Donaldson and Liz Ogbu.
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03.01.13: MIT

MIT Announces Center for Advanced Urbanism
The Center for Advanced Urbanism, a new research initiative within the School of Architecture + Planning, seeks to address issues of 21st-century urbanism through multidisciplinary approaches.
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02.14.13: Pratt Institute

Ronald Shiffman Receives Two Major Awards
The American Planning Association and Rockefeller Foundation recognize Shiffman’s 50 years as a city planner, and his work providing program and organizational development assistance to community-based groups in low- and moderate-income neighborhoods.
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02.06.13: Woodbury University

Catherine Opie Show at Woodbury University
The Julius Shulman Institute will present Catherine Opie: In & Around L.A. at Woodbury University Hollywood Gallery, February 16 – March 24.
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01.29.13: University of Manitoba

Atmos Symposium on Ecology and Design
The fifth annual symposium, February 7–9, will feature keynote speakers Jennifer Siegal, David Gersten, Maria Aiolova, Mark DeKay, Matt Kondolf and Kai-Uwe Bergmann.
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10.05.12: Arizona State University

New Masters Degrees at The Design School
New graduate programs in industrial design, interior architecture and visual communication began this summer at The Design School.
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10.02.12: University of Toronto

Global Cities Institute Founded
A new cross-disciplinary initiative at the University of Toronto will examine how to best identify and act on the key factors that will ensure sustainable urbanization and prosperity in cities around the world.
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09.28.12: UT Austin

Students Win Charles E. Peterson Prize
A team of 14 architecture students spanning two years won the 2012 Charles E. Peterson Prize offered by the Historic American Buildings Survey of the National Park Service, The Athenaeum of Philadelphia and The American Institute of Architects.
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09.24.12: Pratt Institute

Fall Lectures and Symposium at Pratt
A symposium and panel discussion on November 8 will address the exhibition Designs for North American Cities Now. Additional lectures are scheduled throughout the fall.
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09.21.12: Woodbury University

Advancing Sustainability Symposium
A student-led symposium at Woodbury’s Burbank, California, campus will feature Linda Taalman, Max Kuo, Graham Sadtler and Charles Renfro.
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09.13.12: Woodbury University

New M.Arch Degrees at Woodbury
Woodbury University extends its M.Arch program to the San Diego campus, offering two-year and three-year degrees beginning in Fall 2013.
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09.06.12: Places Editors

Caroline Constant Named Peer Review Co-Editor
Constant, a professor of architecture and urban planning at the University of Michigan, joins Renata Hejduk, associate professor of architecture at Arizona State University, as peer review co-editor of Places.
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05.02.12: Arizona State University

Craig Barton Tapped as Director of The Design School
The former chair of the University of Virginia’s Department of Architecture and Landscape Architecture assumes his new role as director of The Design School at Arizona State University on August 1.
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04.20.12: MIT

MIT Establishes Center for Art, Science and Technology
The MIT School of Architecture and Planning is a partner in a new center that will support cross-disciplinary courses, research and exhibitions on art, science and technology.
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03.22.12: UC Berkeley

After Three Gorges Dam: What Have We Learned?
A symposium hosted April 13–14, 2012, by the UC Berkeley Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning will convene scientists, engineers and economists from China and other countries to present their evaluation of the impacts of the world's largest megaproject.
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03.08.12: University of Michigan

Green Building and Climate Resilience Report Released
Faculty and students at the University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning release a report, "Green Building and Climate Resilience: Understanding the impacts of preparing for changing conditions."
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02.15.12: Pratt Institute

Pratt Presents Exhibitions on Theoharis David
Two public exhibitions celebrate the 43-year career of the architect and educator Theoharis David. Architect Lebbeus Woods will introduce a lecture by David on March 1, 2012
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02.08.12: Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech Selected as National University Transportation Center
The Georgia Institute of Technology has been named by the U.S. Department of Transportation as the lead for one of ten national Tier One University Transportation Centers.
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02.07.12: Arizona State University

How Public Is the Good? Symposium
The Design School hosts a transdisciplinary design symposium at the Tempe Center for the Arts on March 7, 2012.
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02.03.12: University of Maryland

University of Maryland WaterShed Project Finds Permanent Home
The University of Maryland's innovative WaterShed project, which won the 2011 Solar Decathlon, has been acquired by the electric utility Pepco to serve as a public model and energy testing facility.
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02.01.12: University of Toronto

George Baird: A Question of Influence
The University of Toronto hosts a symposium celebrating the ideas and projects of George Baird on March 9 and 10, featuring a keynote discussion between George Baird and Kenneth Frampton.
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11.21.11: Places Editors

Recent Books from Partner Schools
A round-up of selected books on architecture, urban planning and design by faculty in Places' partner school network.
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11.03.11: University of Michigan

Curating Race Curating Space Symposium November 12
The Curating Race Curating Space symposium aims to solidify the role theory, literary imagination and visual culture can play in architectural production.
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10.28.11: University of Minnesota

Mapping Spectral Traces Symposium Planned for October 2012
An international network of researchers and creative practitioners work with and in traumatized communities and contested lands to map unacknowledged histories.
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10.21.11: Georgia Tech

New Interactive Product Design Laboratory at Georgia Tech
The School of Industrial Design at Georgia Tech has opened a new lab featuring interactive workstations that enable students to design, prototype and test  “intelligent” products and systems.
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10.14.11: University of Toronto

Zerofootprint Re-Skinning Awards 2011 Winners and Finalists
The awards competition honors green building projects from around the world and showcases newly evolving re-skinning design technologies.
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10.07.11: MIT

MIT Architecture Announces Fall Lectures
The MIT School of Architecture + Planning has announced its Fall 2011 public lecture series, featuring a full slate of international designers and scholars.
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09.30.11: Pratt Institute

Pratt Pop-Up Showcases Work from Design Incubator for Sustainable Innovation
A pop-up store in a shipping container at the DeKalb Market in Brooklyn showcases the entrepreneurial talents of Pratt designers, artists and architects.
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09.26.11: University of Toronto

University of Toronto Announces Lecture Series
The Daniels 2011-2012 Public Lectures will feature Gregg Pasquarelli, Elizabeth Meyer, Catherine Mosbach, Finn Geipel, Didier Faustino, Fernando Romero, Jeanne Gang, David Gissen, William Morrish, Hrvoje Njiric and Liz Diller.
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09.23.11: University of Maryland

University of Maryland's WaterShed Opens at Solar Decathlon
WaterShed, an innovative house focusing on efficient, renewable energy and water quality and conservation can be seen on the National Mall from Friday, September 23, through Sunday, October 2.
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08.04.11: Pratt Institute

Dagmar Richter Joins Pratt Institute
Pratt Institute announces the hire of Dagmar Richter as chair of undergraduate architecture.
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08.01.11: University of Minnesota

Minnesota Designers Build Home at Haiti Earthquake Relief Expo
The Center for Sustainable Building Research at the University of Minnesota partners with Minneapolis-based groups to design a solution for rehousing displaced Haitians.
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05.13.11: MIT

Joichi Ito Named Director of the MIT Media Lab
Internet activist and entrepreneur Joichi Ito succeeds Frank Moss as director of the MIT Media Lab.
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05.04.11: University of Toronto

Responsive Architecture Lab Opens at University of Toronto
The Responsive Architecture at Daniels (RAD) laboratory provides resources and expertise for project-based research on the spatial ramifications of embedded technology and ubiquitous computing.
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04.19.11: Auburn University

Vini Nathan Named Dean at Auburn University CADC
Vini Nathan has been named dean of Auburn University's College of Architecture, Design and Construction, effective July 1.
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03.20.11: University of Washington

Next Eco-City: Emergent Urbanism Symposium
The University of Washington symposium, held April 7 – 8, 2011, will critically explore the relationships between environment, equity, economy and design in our rapidly urbanizing world, with an emphasis on the emerging mega-cities of the global south.
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03.18.11: Arizona State University

Arizona State Announces The Design School
Arizona State University has renamed the newly restructured School of Architecture + Landscape Architecture as The Design School, offering degrees in architecture, industrial design, interior design, landscape architecture, urban design and visual communication (graphic) design.
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03.16.11: University of Toronto

Out of Water Conference at University of Toronto
The University of Toronto presents the conference Out of Water: Sustaining Development in Arid Climates, hosted by the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design, April 1 – 2, 2011.

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03.09.11: Auburn University

Auburn University Launches Industrial Design History Website
The new website www.industrialdesignhistory.com features biographies of industrial designers, an index and timeline of historic products, print and online resources, and videotaped interviews with major designers.
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03.02.11: UC Berkeley

Berkeley Summer Institutes
UC Berkeley announces summer programs in architecture, landscape architecture and sustainable city planning for students with majors in other fields who are interested in applying to graduate school.

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02.23.11: Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech Appoints New Chair of Architecture
Architect and cultural historian George B. Johnston has been appointed the first chair of the Georgia Tech School of Architecture, after the College of Architecture reorganized into five schools last year.
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02.16.11: MIT

145 Years of Architecture at MIT
This spring the Massachusetts Institute of Technology celebrates its 150th anniversary with a series of events and exhibits honoring the Institute's past and envisioning its future. The School of Architecture + Planning will play a central role in the festivities.
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02.11.11: University of Toronto

Lecture Series in Architecture, Landscape and Design
The Daniels Faculty at the University of Toronto has announced its Spring 2011 Lecture Series, featuring practitioners and theorists in architecture, landscape and design.
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01.28.11: University of Michigan

University of Michigan Offers New Degree in Architecture and Digital Technologies
Taubman College at the University of Michigan has announced a new program, Masters of Science in Architecture with a specialization in Digital Technologies.
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01.26.11: Pratt Institute

Sustainable Planning and Development Lecture Series
The Pratt Institute Programs for Sustainable Planning and Development have announced a Spring 2011 Lecture Series in New York featuring local leaders and internationally known practitioners discussing current themes in planning, preservation and the environment.
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11.16.10: Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech Offers Masters in Urban Design
The Georgia Tech College of Architecture will offer a new Master of Science in Urban Design degree.
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11.15.10: MIT

MIT Welcomes New Chair of Architecture
Nader Tehrani is the new head of the Department of Architecture at the MIT School of Architecture and Planning.
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10.20.10: Pratt Institute

Symposium on Participatory Planning
A panel discussion exploring how New York's budget crises might be addressed by participatory budgeting.
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07.20.10: UC Berkeley

Berkeley Appoints New Chair of Architecture
Tom J. Buresh, recently at the University of Michigan, has been appointed professor and chair of the Department of Architecture in the College of Environmental Design at Berkeley.
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05.18.10: University of Maryland

School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation Selects New Dean
The University of Maryland has selected David Cronrath as the new dean of its School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation.
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04.28.10: Arizona State University

SALA 50th Anniversary Celebration
Arizona State University's School of Architecture + Landscape Architecture is celebrating its 50th Anniversary. The celebration will be held on Saturday, May 8th, 2010 at 6pm in Neeb Plaza at ASU's Tempe Campus.
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04.22.10: University of Maryland

UM in DoE Solar Decathlon 2011
A team of architecture students and faculty from the University of Maryland has earned one of 20 coveted spots in the elite international U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 Competition.
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03.14.10: UC Berkeley

[IN]STITUTES in Environmental Design
The College of Environmental Design at the University of California, Berkeley, is offering three summer programs that introduce the study of architecture – [IN]ARCH, landscape architecture – [IN]LAND, and sustainable city planning – [IN]CITY. The curriculum emphasizes the preparation of materials for application to graduate study in one of its disciplines.
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03.10.10: University of Maryland

Thomas Schumacher Symposium
The University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation is hosting the Schumacher Symposium: A Celebration of Life and Career. This two-day event is to memorialize Tom Schumacher's ideas, influence and unique and profound insights.
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03.03.10: MIT

Introducing MIT's New Media Lab Complex
On Friday and Saturday March 5 and 6, MIT will officially open the new Media Lab Complex, designed by Pritzker Prize winner Fumihiko Maki, with a free public open house and a free public conference with the architect.
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02.24.10: Georgia Tech

Imagining – A Better Future
The Georgia Tech College of Architecture is hosting a major symposium as part of its T. Gordon Little Lecture Series in the Imagination from March 12-13, 2010.
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02.08.10: Arizona State University

Phoenix – Barcelona: Cities in Transformation
The School of Architecture + Landscape Architecture at Arizona State University sponsors and exhibition and symposium Phoenix – Barcelona: Cities in Transformation.
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02.01.10: Auburn University

"Think Tall"
An interdisciplinary team from the Masters programs in Architecture and Building Sciences at Auburn University has won a competition to design a pedestrian bridge for the new Volkswagen manufacturing plant in Chattanooga, TN.
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01.22.10: UC Berkeley

Visualizing the Future of Environmental Design
UC Berkeley's spring celebration will focus on the global dynamics and sustainability challenges that could have not been foreseen when the CED was founded in 1959.
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