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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Healthcare Design Charrette – San Diego

Iowa State University was invited to participate in the  2014 American Institute of Architects Academy of Architecture for Health (AIA/AAH) STERIS Student Design Charrette held in San Diego, California on November 13-18. ISU received a generous grant from STERIS to send 5 students and one faculty member to participate in the healthcare design charrette. Cameron Campbell, […]

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Passe’s Student Isabelle Leysens at Iowa State Capitol

News item from http://www.news.iastate.edu/news/2014/03/21/ric Iowa State undergraduates showcase their research at annual Capitol event April 1 Posted Mar 21, 2014 5:11 pm AMES, Iowa — From research on the white-tailed deer population in Iowa to plant drought tolerance to evaluating energy performance in solar homes, there will be lots to talk about […]

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ISU in Lima, Peru Colloquium

COLLOQUIUM: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY IN LIMA, PERU Wednesday, February 04, 2015 from 12:00pm-1:30pm in 130 Design This colloquium will help inform students and faculty members at Iowa State about growing opportunities for collaborations with designers and design students in Lima, Peru. Presenters will include Clare Cardinal-Pett, associate professor of architecture; […]

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Students Win Holcim Award

Three Iowa State University architecture students from Lecturer Jungwoo Ji’s studio, Mark Turibius Jongman-Sereno, Mira Irawan, and David O’Brien just received the Next Generation 5th Prize as part of the Holcim Awards in North America. The project explores the concept and potential of adaptive post-occupation of unused infrastructure. Using a parking […]

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