This fall a team that includes associate professors of architecture Shannon Criss and Nils Gore received a $29,000 Tier II Research Grant from the Office of the Provost to build ...
The Hill Engineering Research and Development Center, designed and constructed by the School of Architecture, Design & Planning’s Studio 804, received two important accolades during the first week of January. In its January issue Architect magazine named the structure one of its Top Buildings of 2013. Only 13 buildings from around the world were so honored. The magazine’s managing […]
In addition to receiving coverage in the Topeka Capital Journal December 6th http://bit.ly/1brZW1o, the Lawrence Journal World has published an front page story on the project December 16. http://bit.ly/1c6Y0OH Check them out!
PhD student Aydin Tabrizi wins award of excellence for energy research using building information modeling
Department of Architecture student Aydin Tabrizi won an Award of Excellence for his research at the Construction Information Technology Alliance conference, which took place last month in Dublin, Ireland. The conference’s theme was leveraging a technology called building information modeling (BIM) to improve the practices of architecture, engineering and construction. Doctoral student Tabrizi’s case study studied optimizing […]
El Dorado principal Josh Shelton will present Expanded Partnerships: Bridging Academia, Community, and Nonprofit Development. It will feature the 2013 El Dorado Studio’s work at the Neighborworks America’s Conference. The event is being held at Bartle Hall in Kansas City, Mo., 4:00 pm December 10. The El Dorado Studio project involved the adaptive reuse of an […]
The Academy of Architecture for Health and the STERIS Corporation have named Sharmin Kader its Arthur Tuttle, Jr. Graduate Fellow in Health Facility Planning and Design. The Academy is part of the American Institute of Architecture. Kader is developing a post-occupancy evaluation tool for use in hospice facilities. Called a “Professional Environmental Assessment Protocol for […]
America’s Best Architecture & Design Schools recently named Paola Sanguinetti, associate professor and chair of the Department of Architecture, one of its 30 most admired educators for 2014. The Best Design Schools survey is one of several DesignIntelligence reports published by Atlanta-based Greenway Communications. The company specializes in topics relevant to the architecture and building […]
While many University of Kansas students were relaxing over fall break, those enrolled in Studio 804 were hard at work demolishing the Builder’s Yard, a large steel and concrete structure behind Marvin Hall. It’s the first step the class has taken in construction of the Forum, an addition to Marvin the students are designing and […]
Assistant professor Farhan Karim of the Department of Architecture has been awarded a Graham Foundation grant. It will support the research for his book, Dreaming of a Nation: Architecture and Cold War Modernization in Postcolonial Pakistan, 1947-1971. Karim’s research shows that the U.S.’s attempts to influence the culture of post-war, post-Colonial future of Pakistan had mixed […]
Since 2007, the Thomas D. Galloway Lecture Series has brought internationally acclaimed experts in architecture, design and planning to the University of Kansas. This fall’s Galloway Lecture presentation will feature Dan Wood and Amale Andraos, founders of WORK Architecture Company, of New York City. The public is invited to attend the free lecture at 7 […]
Over winter break Architecture professors Jae Chang and Kapila Silva will lead a students on a unique study experience: a three-week trip to study architecture in India. Students leave on December 26th and the course ends January 18th. Find out more! Informational meetings are being held in Marvin 216 on Wednesday, September 4th at 5:30 pm, […]