Fall 2017 Electives

Elective Courses available: ARCH4020/CIVIL4020 Bedford Seminar: Advanced Building Structures (Civil) This interdisciplinary seminar consists of students from both the School of Architecture and Civil Engineering department. Presentation of a variety of structural typologies bears direct relation to practical experience and the necessity for constructive interdisciplinary discourse. Specific structural typologies are examined through historic and contemporary […]

S17 Positions Series : Trauma, Memory and Architecture

Monday, February 27th, 6:30-7:30pm @ Greene Main Gallery “Trauma, Memory and Architecture”_ On Monday, February 27th, 2017 (6:30-7:30pm), the student-coordinated discussions series at Rensselaer, Positions Series, will host “Trauma, Memory and Architecture,” in the main gallery of the Greene Building with guest speaker Michael Arad, partner at Handel Architect and designer of the World Trade […]

S17 Positions Series : Permeable Domesticity

Thursday, February 16th, 3:00-4:30pm @ Greene Main Gallery “Permeable Domesticity”_ On Thursday, February 16th, 2017 (3:00-4:30pm), the student-coordinated discussions series at Rensselaer, Positions Series, will host “Permeable Domesticity,” in the main gallery of the Greene Building with guest speaker Eran Chen. The presentation will be followed by a round-table discussion. Please email any questions about […]

Recent Lecture: Eric Höweler

Mon Feb 6th 6pm – Theater “Signal of Noise with Eric Höweler” Eric Höweler together with Meejin Yoon, is the founder of Höweler + Yoon, an internationally recognized architecture and design studio with a multidisciplinary practice that operates in the space between architecture, art, and landscape. They have been awarded the Audi Urban Futures Award […]

Tenured or Tenure Track Openings

TENURED OR TENURE TRACK OPENINGS SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE The School of Architecture at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY Institute is expanding its professional undergraduate and graduate programs, and seeks qualified candidates to fill three (3) tenured or tenure track positions at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. Selected candidates are expected to assume […]

Lydia Kallipoliti wins ACSA Creative Achievement Award

Faculty News: Lydia Kallipoliti Receives ACSA Creative Achievement Award. Assistant Professor Dr. Lydia Kallipoliti is recipient of a Creative Achievement Award from the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA), which announced the 2016-2017 Architectural Education Award Winners this month. The award was granted for the project CLOSED WORLDS, which opened as an exhibition last February […]

Lydia Kallipoliti at Superhumanity Talks

Nov 30, New York, NY: Lydia Kallipoliti at Superhumanity Talks in New York City. Assistant Professor Lydia Kallipoliti will be participating in the Superhumanity Talks at e-flux in New York City on November 30th, 2016. Superhumanity editors Nick Axel, Beatriz Colomina, Nikolaus Hirsch, Anton Vidokle, and Mark Wigley will be joined by special guests Lucia Allais, Rubén Gallo, Brooke […]

Gustavo Crembil guest edits Media-N Journal special issue

Associate Professor Gustavo Crembil, in collaboration with Paula Gaetano Adi (RISD), have edited a special issue of the Media-N Journal of the New Media Caucus . “Mestizo Technology: Art, Design, and Technoscience in Latin America” was the proposed editorial framework with the intention of employing a lens merging notions of “mestizaje” and new technologies to […]

Recent Lecture: Marlon Blackwell

Mon Nov 14th 6pm – Concert Hall “Figures and Types with Marlon Blackwell” Marlon Blackwell, FAIA, is a practicing architect in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and serves as the E. Fay Jones Distinguished Professor at the Fay Jones School of Architecture + Design at the University of Arkansas. Working outside the architectural mainstream, his architecture is based […]

Contemporary Design Conference

Tue Nov 8, 2-6pm @ EMPAC: “DARK MATTER AND THE SECRET LIVES OF OBJECTS.” A Contemporary Design Conference featuring: Dirk Vander Kooij combines tradition and technology; mixing manual work and digital robot technique every piece of furniture is produced as a special industrial “unicum”. He is not interested in standardization or mass production, but in a way […]


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