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Orit Halpern Lecture on February 10, 2017

Interactive design historian and theorist Orit Halpern to speak at ISU College of Design Feb. 10 01/24/17 AMES, Iowa — Interactive design historian and theorist Orit Halpern will speak at Iowa State University in February. Halpern will present “The Smart Mandate: Ubiquitous Computing, Environment and ‘Resilient Hope’” at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, […]

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Lecture Video by Carlos Bedoya

Carlos Bedoya, of PRODUCTORA, Mexico City, gave a lecture on 16 November 2016 at Iowa State University, College of Design, Kocimski Auditorium at 5:30pm. PRODUCTORA is a Mexico City based architectural studio, integrated by four architects of different nationalities: Abel Perles (1972, Argentina), Carlos Bedoya (1973, Mexico), Victor Jaime (1978, […]

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Project H Founder Emily Pilloton Lecture

From http://www.design.iastate.edu/news/2016/11/pilloton-lecture/ Project H founder Emily Pilloton to speak about design and social action Dec. 2 at ISU AMES, Iowa — Project H founder and executive director Emily Pilloton will speak about social action, empowerment and the power of making in a lecture Friday, Dec. 2, at Iowa State University. Pilloton’s […]

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2016 Berlin Summer Academy Opening Reception Hosted

The College of Design held a reception for eight architecture students who went to Berlin for a five-week workshop. It was held on Nov. 14 in the Lyle E. Lightfoot Forum From http://www.iowastatedaily.com/news/academics/article_4a4995b8-aad6-11e6-ba65-278c65ba7ec4.html The Lyle E. Lightfoot Forum in the College of Design was packed full on Monday night, and for […]

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November 16 Lecture by Carlos Bedoya

Carlos Bedoya, of PRODUCTORA, Mexico City, will give a lecture on 16 November 2016 at Iowa State University, College of Design, Kocimski Auditorium at 5:30pm. PRODUCTORA is a Mexico City based architectural studio, integrated by four architects of different nationalities: Abel Perles (1972, Argentina), Carlos Bedoya (1973, Mexico), Victor Jaime […]

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Panel on Pluralities, Publics, and Citizen Science

Pluralities, Publics, and Citizen Science Through the interdisciplinary lens of various citizen science projects, panel participants will explore questions related to their experiences with multi-situational knowledge, multi-positional identity, and multi-dimensional power in community-engaged scholarship. Moderated by Dr. Janet Hecsh, Associate Dean of Faculty, California State University at Sacramento Dr. Hecsh earned her Ph.D. in Sociocultural Studies of Education […]

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Squire Delivers Two Public Lectures

Mitchell Squire, professor of architecture, will deliver two public lectures this week. On Tuesday evening he will present “Talk to the Wood” at Woodbury School of Architecture in Los Angeles, California. On Thursday evening for the Durades Dialogue at Minneapolis Institute of Art in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Squire will give a visual presentation of his […]

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Lecture by James Timberlake on 26 October

ARCHITECT JAMES TIMBERLAKE TO SPEAK AT ISU OCT. 26 AMES, Iowa —  James Timberlake, FAIA, founding partner in KieranTimberlake, Philadelphia, will present the Curt F. Dale Guest Lecture in Architecture Wednesday, Oct. 26, at Iowa State University. Timberlake’s presentation, “Ortlieb’s!”, will begin at 5:30 p.m. in Kocimski Auditorium, 101 College of […]

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Lecture by Peggy Deamer

This is a video of a lecture by Peggy Deamer, principal of Deamer Architects and a professor of architecture at Yale University, presented at Iowa State University on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016. Projects by Deamer and her firms (Deamer Architects and formerly Deamer + Phillips) have been featured in various publications including Architecture, Architectural […]

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Lecture by Ray Calabro

Ray Calabro’s lecture, presented at Iowa State University on Friday, 9 September, is now online… Calabro’s work emphasizes the relationship of a building to its surrounding landscape; he believes that architecture is a thoughtful response to the culture and spirit of each place. Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center, Grand […]

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Architect Peggy Deamer at ISU on September 28

Peggy Deamer (center) Peggy Deamer, principal of Deamer Architects and a professor of architecture at Yale University, will speak at Iowa State University Wednesday, Sept. 28. Deamer will talk about her work in a lecture at 5:30 p.m. in Kocimski Auditorium, room 0101 College of Design. Part of the ISU Department of […]

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Architecture Team Takes Top-Three Finish in International Urban Design Competition

Fifth-year architecture student Dianyu Yang and recent graduates Rongchuan Zhang (BArch 2016) and Fang Zhou (MLA 2016) are part of a team that placed in the top three entries in the International Design Collaboration for Kenya competition sponsored by UN-Habitat and Kenya’s Ministry of Transport, Housing and Urban Development. They […]

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Article by Bogdanovic Published in JSAH

“Evocations of Byzantium in Zenitist Avant-Garde Architecture,” an article by Jelena Bogdanovic, associate professor of architecture, has been published in the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, Vol. 75, No. 3, September 2016. JSAH is a leading journal on the history of architecture, landscape architecture and urbanism. The cover page of […]

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Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 Lectures and Events in the DoA

Beyond: Architecture & Its Outsides Public Program 2016-17 For much of the twentieth century, architecture has built itself around a certain confidence that comes when perceiving the discipline as a self-contained realm of expert knowledge and its material application. Perhaps a product of modernist forms of knowledge, the professionalization and institutionalization of the […]

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Fall 2016 Lecture Series

List of Fall Lectures, 2016 Sept 7: Simone Capra – 5:30pm-6:30pm in Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design Sept 9: Ray Calabro – 5:30pm-6:30pm in Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design Sept 22: Nick Winton (AIA lecture in Des Moines. ISU supported) – 8:15am-9:30am at Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center Sept 28: Peggy Deamer – 5:30pm-6:30pm in Kocimski Auditorium, 101 […]

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Shelby Doyle named first Daniel J. Huberty Faculty Fellow

Iowa State architecture alumnus Dan Huberty, left, and Huberty Faculty Fellowship recipient Shelby Doyle. Photo by Alison Weidemann. AMES, Iowa — Shelby Doyle, an Iowa State University assistant professor of architecture, is the inaugural recipient of the Daniel J. Huberty Faculty Fellowship in the ISU Department of Architecture. Iowa State […]

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AIA Sustainable Design Competition Winners

Winning design by ISU architecture grad students Mengwei Liu and Anastasia Sysoeva for a multistory, mixed-use infill project in Des Moines. Iowa State Architecture Grad Students Among Winners in AIA Sustainable Design Competition Posted May 11, 2016 9:56 am via http://www.news.iastate.edu/news/2016/05/11/arch-students AMES, Iowa — A team of Iowa State University architecture graduate students […]

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Arch 642 SciTech and the Bathroom

An investigation into the history of the bathroom by architecture graduate students Ali Brunn and Sinisha Daljevic who were students in Professor Andrea Wheeler’s Graduate Technology course Arch 642 at Iowa State University’s Department of Architecture during the spring semester of 2016. The Graduate Sci-Tech course takes place in the […]

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What Is the Urban? Registers of a World Interior CEAH Symposium

Registration remains open for the CEAH Symposium: “What is the Urban? Registers of a World Interior,” which will take place Monday and Tuesday, April 4-5, in Benton Auditorium at the Scheman Center. This symposium opens with a simple yet perplexing question: “What is the urban?” It brings together a range […]

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2016 Hansen Lecture BIG

BIG Design Firm Partner To Present 2016 Hansen Lecture in Architecture March 23 at ISU 03/09/16 Kai-Uwe Bergmann. Photo by Andrejs Strokins. AMES, Iowa — Kai-Uwe Bergmann, a partner with the international design firm BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group), will present the 2016 Richard F. Hansen Lecture in Architecture Wednesday, March 23, at Iowa […]

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Design-Build Project in College of Design

ISU ARCHITECTURE STUDENTS’ DESIGN-BUILD PROJECT TRANSFORMS COLLEGE OF DESIGN ATRIUM AMES, Iowa — A full-scale student design-build project will transform the Lyle E. Lightfoot Forum of the Iowa State University College of Design Feb. 17 through March 11. Seventy-seven second-year architecture students in five sections of the ARCH 202: Architectural […]

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Article by Wohl Published in “Progress in Human Geography” Journal

“Considering how morphological traits of urban fabric create affordances for complex adaptation and emergence,” an article by Sharon Wohl, assistant professor of architecture, will be published in the February issue of Progress in Human Geography, a highly ranked journal in geography. The article stems from Wohl’s PhD research work in urban design and […]

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Digital Tools – Lecture by BNIM Guests

Dan Slroky and Brandon Wlosinski (Manager of Virtual Design and Construction), graduates from ISU’s Bachelor of Architecture program and now at BNIM in Kansas City, came back to their alma mater to give a presentation about new digital tools currently in use and their unique specialty within their firm.  Dan […]

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Jim Campbell Lecture

Internationally acclaimed visual artist Jim Campbell, designer of a new sculpture for Des Moines’ Cowles Commons, spoke about his work in a lecture Wednesday, Nov. 18, at Iowa State University. Campbell’s custom electronic sculptures have made him a leading figure in the use of computer technology and video as an art […]

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Elia Zhengelis Masterclass in Architecture

Elia Zenghelis, a cofounder of the Office of Metropolitan Architecture (OMA), Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and current principal of Gigantes Zinghelis Architects (GZA), Athens, conducted an architecture master class Jan. 20-28 and presented the Curt F. Dale Guest Lecture in Architecture Wednesday, Jan. 21, at Iowa State University. Zenghelis shared insights into his […]

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Venice Biennale Workshop

The Venice Architecture Biennale is widely considered the world’s most prestigious international exposition of architecture. Educational programs, referred to as the Biennale Sessions are offered by representatives from an array of international Universities over the course of the Biennale. This year, for the first time, Iowa State University’s College of Design Department of Architecture […]

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Events

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Research Portfolio

Statement of Research Goals Iowa State University Department of Architecture – Graduate Program Our mission as a land grant university informs and inspires our individual and collective quests for knowledge.  We pursue varied interests ranging from urban theory to historic religious architecture, but this wide array of individual pursuits shares a […]

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Jill Lerner Lecture

AMES, Iowa — Jill Lerner, FAIA, a principal at Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF), will talk about KPF’s work, structure and development into a global design firm in a lecture Friday, Sept. 11, at the ISU College of Design. Lerner’s presentation, “Architecture for the Public – A Global Practice,” is part of […]

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Faculty

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Leslie Wins Rome Prize

News Item from: http://www.news.iastate.edu/news/2013/04/22/rome-prize AMES, Iowa — Thomas Leslie, Pickard Chilton Professor in Architecture at Iowa State University, has won a 2013 Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome. Leslie joins a 120-year lineage of Rome Prize Fellows that represents America’s nobility in the humanities and arts. They include composer […]

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Whitehead – New Design Tech Book

Assistant Professor Rob Whitehead just published the second edition of Design-Tech: Building Science for Architects, a co-authored book with Jason Alread (University of Florida) and Tom Leslie (Iowa State University) through Routledge. The Amazon.com page about the book announces that Design-Tech is an: indispensable, holistic approach to architectural technology that […]

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Lecture by Catie Newell

AAC Lecture Series | Catie Newell, “Surface Tension”, 19 November 2014. As cities are strained, once familiar settings become anomalies or strangers to their original intentions; the city’s raw material acquires unfamiliar attributes, occupations and associations that set the stage for questionable legal, cultural and environmental interpretations. This situation brings […]

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Lecture by Elia Zenghelis

Zenghelis’ presentation, “The Private and the Collective: Ideas, Principles and Projects,” will begin at 5:30 p.m. in Kocimski Auditorium, room 101 College of Design. He will share insights into his body of work at OMA—the international partnership he cofounded in 1975 with Rem Koolhaas, Madelon Vriesendorp and Zoe Zenghelis—and at […]

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Elia Zenghelis – Masterclass

Date: 20-28 January 2015 Zenghelis, considered one of the most influential leaders in the transformation of architectural education in the last half-century, will devote much of his Iowa State visit to teaching a master class for 50 third- through fifth-year undergraduate as well as graduate students in spring-semester architecture studio […]

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Public Interest Design Course

Coursework: March 6 -7, 2015 This two-day course is presented on March 6-7, 2015 by Design Corps, SEED Network, Iowa State University College of Design, Iowa State University Community Design Lab, Iowa Women in Architecture, and AIA Iowa. The Institute will provide design and planning professionals with in-depth study on methods of how design can address the […]

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Toy Studio – Make it Rain

The spring 2015 Toys! option studio, taught by architecture associate professor Mitchell Squire, will host a “Make it Rain!” event at noon Wednesday, March 4, in the Lightfoot Forum. To raise awareness of the increasing student debt load, students in the studio will release 2,500 balloons filled with prizes—including more […]

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