Upcoming Film: The Inside Story of Grimshaw in 12 Buildings

Mon Mar 27th, 6pm @ EMPAC Theater: SOME KIND OF JOY: THE INSIDE STORY OF GRIMSHAW IN TWELWE BUILDINGS_ In 2001, Sir Nicholas Grimshaw and his practice won the architectural competition for the design of EMPAC. Throughout the building’s construction, the collaboration between Grimshaw Architects, now just Grimshaw, and Rensselaer was very close in all […]

Upcoming Lecture: Marcelo Spina

Tue Mar 28th, 6pm @ EMPAC Theater: MARCELO SPINA: Mute Icons & Other Dichotomies of the Real_ Marcelo Spina with Georgina Huljich founded P-A-T-T-E-R-N-S, a design-research practice that has gained international recognition for its subtle approach to architecture; one that seamlessly integrates digital technology with an extensive consideration of form, novel tectonics and innovative materials. P-A-T-T-E-R-N-S’ work has […]

Blast-Off! Nancy Diniz & Rhett Russo

Wed March 29rd, 6:00pm @ GR120: BLAST-OFF! Discussion: DINIZ & RUSSO Assistant Professor Nancy Diniz and Assistant Professor & Undergraduate Chair Rhett Russo will host this semester’s Blast-Off! Career Discussion event. The event is set for Wednesday, March 29th at 6:00 p.m. in the Greene 120. Nancy Diniz and Rhett Russo will share information about […]

S17 Career Fair

Wed March-28, 12-4pm, Greene Gallery: 2017 ANNUAL CAREER FAIR_ Rensselaer School of Architecture host this event to give students the opportunity to meet with leading architectural firms. This year’s fair will take place on Wednesday March 28th from noon to 4PM in the Greene Gallery. All undergraduate and graduate students are welcome and encouraged to attend. See […]

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 […]

Recent lecture: Heidi Eagleton “Law & Architecture”

Tue Mar-21, 6pm @ Biotech Auditorium: KORNBLUT MEMORIAL LECTURE: PROF. HEIDI EAGLETON, J.D. Prof. Eagleton will discuss “Integrating Law and Architecture: Annie’s Place, A Study in Reality.” All are welcome.  Reception will follow the lecture. Prof. Heidi Dellafera Eagleton heads the Houston office of Royce /Eagleton Architects. Her background is in architecture and in law. She […]

Ellen Wong wins mention at student design competition

Student News: B. ARCH STUDENT ELLEN WONG AWARDED MENTION AT HOUSE COMPETITION_ Senior B.Arch. student Ellen Wong was recently awarded a honorable mention for her proposal “Billboard House” at the house competition “Hollywood: The Last House on Mulholland: An Iconic Home beneath the Sign”. The prestigious jury was composed by Tom Mayne (Morphosis), Jimenez Lai (Bureau Spectacular), […]

Recent Lecture: Kunlé Adeyemi

Wed Mar 8th, 6pm @ EMPAC Concert Hall: “Waterfront Atlas”: KUNLÉ ADEYEMI. Kunlé Adeyemi is an architect, designer and urbanist, and founder of the firm NLÉ.. His recent work includes ‘Makoko Floating School’, an innovative, prototype, floating structure located on the lagoon heart of Lagos, Nigeria’s largest city. This acclaimed project is part of the extensive […]

Carla Leitao at ACSA / Detroit (Sat 03/27)

Faculty News: CARLA LEITAO TO CHAIR PANEL AT ACSA MEETING. On Saturday March 27th, 3:30pm at the ACSA 105th Annual Meeting in Detroit, Lecturer Carla Leitao and partner Ed Keller will chair the “Addressability” panel / topic. For more information about the ACSA Meeting, please click these links > Information – Schedule – Topics Addressability Topic Chairs: Carla Leitao, Rensselaer […]

Yael Erel exhibition at Cornell University

Faculty News: YAEL EREL’S “LIGHT TOPOGRAPHIES” AT CORNELL UNIVERSITY.  Lecturer Yael Erel is presenting “a spatial laboratory amplifying minuscule conditions into otherworldly light drawings.” Feb 27 – Mar 17 2017  @ Cornell AAP, John Hartell Gallery. Closing Reception+ Artist Talk – Mar 17th at 5PM.  = Light Topographies A spatial laboratory amplifying minuscule conditions into otherworldly light drawings.  […]


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