Semester-Abroad in China

Semester-Abroad in China in partnership with Tongji University (Shanghai)_ Faculty Coordinator: Stefano Passeri, email: *protected email* Rensselaer School of Architecture is thrilled to launch a new edition of the China Semester Abroad Program for Spring 2018. The program is a collaboration with the prestigious Tongji University / College of Architecture & Urban Planning in Shanghai and includes trips […]

SoA design-build projects among the best worldwide

ArchDaily has highlighted two recent pavilions constructed by Rensselaer School of Architecture students. The pavilions are comprised of upcycled, organic materials and hold a great significant in a global context. These projects are a result of design-build studios led by Gustavo Crembil, Mae-Ling Lokko, Anna Dyson, Demetrios Comodromos and Josh Draper. LINK: The Best Student […]

Kallipoliti to speak at Innovation Congress

24-25 May 2017, Barcelona KALLIPOLITI TO SPEAK AT INNOVATION CONGRESS, BARCELONA Assistant Professor Lydia Kallipoliti will speak at the Innovation Congress, a two-day debate marathon to reframe change and innovation in architecture as plural, non-linear, and political. The Congress is curated by Andrés Jaque / Office for Political Innovation and will take place May 24-25th at […]

Kallipoliti & Perry at Exhibition “Tomorrows”

16 May-16 July, 2017 @ Onassis Cultural Center, Athens Kallipoliti & Perry at Exhibition “Tomorrows” Professors Chris Perry, in collaboration with Cathryn Dwyre, and Lydia Kallipoliti in collaboration with Andreas Theodoridis, are participating in the exhibition “Tomorrows: Urban Fictions for Possible Futures” organized by the Onassis Cultural Center in Athens, Greece. Undergraduate architecture students Erica Vinson, Xueping Li, Seraphim Le […]

Lecture: Rick Joy

Wed April 26th @  EMPAC Theater: RICK JOY: “TAKING THE TIME”_ Prof. Kenneth L. Warriner Memorial Lecture Rick Joy, FAIA, Int. FRIBA, is Principal of Rick Joy Architects, a 31 person architecture and planning firm established in 1993 in Tucson, Arizona. From the beginning, each of RJA’s works has been exhibited and published extensively and have […]

MArch student Billi Ugbode wins AAUW fellowship

Student News: MArch student, Billi Ugbode, was recently notified of her acceptance to receive the AAUW selected professions scholarship. Winners could win anywhere from $5,000 to $18,000 in scholarship funds. Billi was awarded the maximum amount and plans to use it to create a “stellar” thesis project. Founded in 1881, The American Association of University Women’s is one […]

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 […]

Discussion: Rural Urban Framework / What About the Rural?

Wed April 19, 5:30 – 6:30pm @ CASE: WHAT ABOUT THE RURAL? / Joshua Bolchover (Rural Urban Framework)_ On Wednesday, April 19th 2017 (5:30 – 6:30pm), the student-coordinated discussions series at Rensselaer, Positions Series, will host “What about the Rural?” with guest speaker Joshua Bolchover of Rural Urban Framework. The event will be held at […]

Discussion: Urban Think Tank / Working in a ditch!

Thu Apr-13, 6pm @ Greene Library: URBAN THINK TANK: WORKING IN A DITCH! _ On Thursday, April 13th, 2017 (6:00 – 7:15pm), the student-coordinated discussions series at Rensselaer, Positions Series, will host “Urban Think Tank: Working in a ditch! in the Greene Library seminar with guest speaker Alfredo Brillembourg of Urban Think Tank. The presentation […]

Kallipoliti at Design Against Denial

April 8, 2017 @ The City University of New York Kallipoliti Moderating at Design Against Denial Symposium Assistant Professor Lydia Kallipoliti is moderator of a panel at Design Against Denial: Tactics to Build Resistance and Recover Knowledge as Empowerment. The symposium will tackle questions of post-truth and denial of scientific evidence in relation to the alarming climatic […]


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