Academic Year 2017- 2018

  • Margaret Fletcher

    Comprehensive Portfolio Workshop

    March 21, 2018

    Margaret Fletcher presents "Constructing the Persuasive Portfolio". View flyer

    • Jan Nijman

      Keynote Speaker: Johannes Nijman

      March 17, 2018

      "Jan" Nijman (Georgia State University) is the second Keynote speaker in the "Year of India: Envisioning the Future and Understanding the Realities of India's Urban Ecologies" lecture series.

      • Jan Nijman is the founding director of the Urban Studies Institute and Distinguished University Professor, Geosciences, at Georgia State University.

        A native of the Netherlands, Nijman received his M.A. degree in geography from the University of Amsterdam, and his Ph.D. in geography from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Before joining GSU, he spearheaded urban research and teaching programs at the University of Amsterdam and the University of Miami. He presently holds a secondary appointment as Professor of Urban Studies at the University of Amsterdam.

        His primary research interests are in urban theory, urban and regional development, and global comparative urban studies, with regional expertise and extensive field work experience in North America, West Europe and South Asia.

        His work has been funded by various agencies, including the National Science Foundation, Association of American Geographers, National Geographic Society, Guggenheim Foundation, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, and the Dutch National Science Foundation.

      • Anuradha Mathur and Dilip da Cunha

        Keynote Speakers: Anuradha Mathur and Dilip da Cunha

        March 16, 2018

        Anuradha Mathur (University of Pennsylvania) and Dilip da Cunha (Harvard University) are the first Keynote speakers in the "Year of India: Envisioning the Future and Understanding the Realities of India's Urban Ecologies" lecture series. View flyer

        • Anuradha Mathur and Dilip da Cunha work between Philadelphia and Bangalore.

          They are authors of Mississippi Floods: Designing a Shifting Landscape (2001), Deccan Traverses: the Making of Bangalore’s Terrain (2006) and Soak: Mumbai in an Estuary (2009), and co-editors of Design in the Terrain of Water (2014). Da Cunha’s new book The Invention of Rivers: Alexander’s Eye and Ganga’s Descent is forthcoming from University of Pennsylvania Press in 2018.

          Mathur and da Cunha have received many awards and are regularly invited to present their work and ideas in academic and professional forums internationally. Most recently they were recipients of a 2017 Pew Fellowship Grant.

          Anuradha Mathur, an architect and landscape architect, is Professor in the Landscape Architecture Department at the University of Pennsylvania.

          Dilip da Cunha, an architect and planner, teaches at Harvard University, Columbia University, and at Srishti School of Art, Design, and Technology in Bangalore.

        • Robert Arnett

          Exhibition: Multicultural India, A Visual Journey

          March 14 - 18, 2018

          Exhibition Reception in the Architecture Gallery, featuring the photography of Robert Arnett

          • Robert Arnett, a native of Columbus, Georgia, has had an avid interest in India for over 35 years. He is the author and photographer of the internationally acclaimed book India Unveiled: Spirit,Tradition, People that has won 4 national book awards. He is also the author of a children’s book set in India, Finders Keepers?, that has won 5 national book awards.

            Arnett has lectured widely throughout North America, including The Smithsonian Institute, The Kennedy Center, Harvard, Yale, and Stanford Universities. He was a speaker at the Parliament of the World’s Religions held in Cape Town, South Africa. He has also given numerous presentations at schools, libraries, community organizations, temples, and churches. His corporate presentations include AT&T, US Department of Agriculture, Delta Airlines, British Petroleum, and General Electric Corporation.

            He has been interviewed on National Public Radio, Voice of America, South African Broadcasting Corporation, and various television programs.

          • Dan Rockhill

            Lecture: Dan Rockhill

            February 26, 2018

            Dan Rockhill (University of Kansas) presents “Hand and Mind: The Work of Studio 804”. View flyer

            • Christopher Weller

              Lecture: Christopher Weller

              February 5, 2018

              Christopher Weller (Branch Technology) presents "Building Like Nature: 3D printing in Construction". View flyer

              • Exhibition

                Exhibition: (Re)Generative Strategies + Architectural Interventions

                January 17 - February 23, 2018

                Opening: Friday, February 9, 2018 at 5pm. View flyer

                • Dr. Phillip James Tabb

                  Lecture: Dr. Phillip James Tabb

                  January 26, 2018

                  Dr. Phillip James Tabb (Texas A&M University) presents "The Greening of Architecture and Urban Design". View flyer

                  • Focus Studio

                    2017 Focus Studio Exhibition

                    Nov. 15, 2017 - Jan 12, 2018

                    This exhibition encompass the collection of work from Fall 2017 Focus Studios. More info

                    • ReDevelopment

                      Panel Discussion: Role of Design in Urban (Re)Development

                      October 30, 2017

                      Join panelists Tim Keane (Dept. of Planning, City of Atlanta), Jim Durrett (Buckhead CID), John Sketch (Perkins + Will) and Nathan Koskovic (Architecture and Design Center). View flyer

                      • Hakim

                        Lecture: Alumnus Hakim Hasan

                        October 16, 2017

                        Alumnus Hakim Hasan will present projects from his Masters of Advanced Studies in Digital Fabrication at the ETH Zurich. Join us at 1pm in the PIT to see two exciting projects from the Robotic Fabrication Lab on assembling masonry and casting non-standard aluminum joints using 3D printed molds.  

                        • Khan

                          Lecture: Prof. Hasan-Uddin Khan

                          October 9, 2017

                          Prof. Khan ( Roger Williams University) presents "At the Cutting Edge: A Retro-Prospective of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture". More info

                          • MatLab

                            Exhibition: Interactive Interface (MAT_Lab)

                            Sept. 22, 2017 - Mar. 30, 2018

                            "Interactive Interface" is a curated exhibition of student work from Spring 2017 2nd and 3rd year design studios headed by Dr. Arash Soleimani, Chris Welty and Michael Carroll.

                            • Pinkau

                              Lecture: Prof. Stephan Pinkau

                              August 30, 2017

                              Prof. Stephan Pinkau (Hochschule Anhalt University) presents "Introducing the 1st Master's Program at Gropius' Bauhaus in Dessau since WWII. More info

                               

                              Past Events

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                                • Alberto

                                  Lecture: Alberto Pérez-Gómez

                                  March 27, 2017

                                  Alberto Pérez-Gómez (McGill University) presents "Attunement as Architectural Meaning". Read more

                                   

                                  • Urban ReDevelopment

                                    Lecture: Views on Equity and Urban (Re)Development

                                    March 20, 2017

                                    Panelists: Nathaniel Smith (Founder and Chief Equity Officer- Partnership for Southern Equity), William J. de St. Aubin (AIA, LEED, AP, CEO- Sizemore Group), Brandon Aultman (student), Jonne Smith (student) and Katrina Alano (student) have an open discussion. Read more

                                    • Jeremy Smith

                                      Jeremy Smith Scholarship Foundation Napkin Sketch Auction

                                      March 14, 2017

                                      The Jeremy Smith Scholarship Fund Napkin Sketch Gallery Auction is hosted by AIAS KSU. All proceeds benefit the Jeremy Smith Scholarship Fund and AIAS. Read more

                                      • March 1 Lecture

                                        Lecture:Tristan Al-Haddad and Jim Case

                                        March 1, 2017

                                        Tristan Al-Haddad and Jim Case (GA Tech) present "Integrating Inspiration and Ideation". Read more

                                        • Nicole Hilton

                                          Guest Lecturer: Nicole Hilton

                                          February 22, 2017

                                          The KSU Chapter of NOMAS (National Association of Minority Architecture Students) hosted guest lecturer, Nicole Hilton, an Architect Partner at ColeHil Architects. Read more

                                          • 3MT

                                            3-Minute Thesis Competition

                                            January 27, 2017

                                            Congratulations to the winners of the annual 3-Minute Thesis Competition, sponsored by Cooper, Carry & Associates! Read more

                                             

                                            • Focus Studio

                                              Exhibition: Focus Studio

                                              January 25, 2017

                                              The annual Fifth Year Focus Studio is an intrinsic part of the professional core of the Architecture Program and is designed to foster a strong relationship between the program, students and the profession as a whole. Read more

                                              • Sub-Saharan Synagogues Exhibit

                                                Exhibition: Jay A. Waronker

                                                January 9, 2017

                                                Jay Waronker, KSU Dept. of Architecture faculty member, presented a collection of his watercolors "Sub Saharan African Synagogues: Architecture, Purpose and Sense of Place". Read more

                                                • kennedy, ball, durrett

                                                  Lecture: Ginny Kennedy, Jennifer Ball, Jim Durrett

                                                  November 9, 2016

                                                  Ginny Kennedy (Midtown Alliance), Jennifer Ball (Central Atlanta Progress, Inc.) and Jim Durrett (Bulkhead CID) present "Urban Transformations in Atlanta". Read more

                                                  • kiang

                                                    Lecture: Kang Kiang

                                                    November 7, 2016

                                                    Kang Kiang (Mark Cavagnero Architects) presents "Forecasting the Future of Design in the Bay Area" Read more

                                                    • Living Synergies

                                                      Lecture: Mandy Palasik and Nghi Duong

                                                      September 9, 2016

                                                      Alumni Mandy Palasik and Nghi Duong present their current project, "Living Synergies" for "Art on the Beltline", that premiers as part of Atlanta's annual Lantern Parade. 

                                                       

                                                      • summer design workshop

                                                        Summer Design Worshop 2017

                                                        July 11, 2016

                                                        The Summer Design Workshop is designed to offer students a transitional experience from high school or other degree programs to the Department of Architecture’s B.ARCH program. Read more

                                                        • Thesis Competition

                                                          Thesis Competition

                                                          May 6, 2016

                                                          • Christina Shivers

                                                            Exhibition: “Contrapuntal Narratives”

                                                            May 6, 2016

                                                            An exhibition of the work of KSU studio instructor and architectural designer at plexus r+d in Atlanta, Christina Shrivers. Read more

                                                            • Toshiko Mori

                                                              Lecture: Toshiko Mori

                                                              April 20, 2016

                                                              Harvard University's Toshiko Mori presents"'Language of Architecture". Read more

                                                              • Bea Goller

                                                                Lecture: Bea Goller

                                                                April 11, 2016

                                                                From Congoritme Arqtes, Barcelona, Bea Goller presents, "Data Translation >>> SONOmorphism: Form to Sound / Sound to Form",  an Armando Montilla Navarro Memorial Lecture. More info

                                                                 

                                                                • Golf Classic

                                                                  13th Annual Jim Fausett Golf Classic

                                                                  April 4, 2016

                                                                  This year's tournament takes place at one of our nation’s finest golf courses, TPC Sugarloaf! Funds raised will provide scholarships for deserving students in the Architecture program at KSU. More info

                                                                  • Digital Garden

                                                                    Lecture + Exhibition: Ruth Ron and Renate Weissenböck

                                                                    March 23, 2016

                                                                    Ruth Ron (Shankar College of Engineering and Design, Israel) and Renate Weissenböck (Architect, Vienna/Graz University of Technology, Austria) present "Digital Garden". More info

                                                                    • perkins and will

                                                                      Lecture: Jeff Williams

                                                                      March 18, 2016

                                                                      Jeff Williams presents "Urban Design Practice: Perkins + Will". More info

                                                                      • sizemore

                                                                        Lecture: Bill de StAubin

                                                                        March 16, 2016

                                                                        Bill de St Aubin presents "Urban Design Practice: Sizemore Group". More info

                                                                        • tsw

                                                                          Lecture: Tom Walsh

                                                                          March 14, 2016

                                                                          Tom Walsh presents "Urban Design Practice: TSW". More info

                                                                          • Branko

                                                                            Lecture: Branko Kolarevic

                                                                            March 7, 2016

                                                                            Branko Kolarevic (University of Calgary) presents "Exploring Architecture of Change". More info

                                                                            • 3M Thesis

                                                                              3-Minute Thesis Competition

                                                                              March 4, 2016

                                                                              Congratulations to the winners of the annual 3-Minute Thesis Competition, sponsored by Cooper Carry, Inc.; Randall-Paulson Architects; and the College of Architecture and Construction Management. More info

                                                                              • CPDI Africa

                                                                                Exhibition & Panel Discussion:The Art of African Architecture

                                                                                February 8, 2016

                                                                                The Community of Planning & Design Initiative Africa proudly presents this exhibition, a celebration of the 25 winning designs from the CPDI Africa 2015 Modern African Architecture Design Competition. More info

                                                                                • Tim Keane

                                                                                  Lecture: Tim Keane

                                                                                  February 3, 2016

                                                                                  Atlanta Planning Commissioner, Tim Keane, presents "The Kind of a City Atlanta Is".

                                                                                  • Focus Studio

                                                                                    Exhibition: Focus Studio

                                                                                    January 20, 2016

                                                                                    The annual Fifth Year Focus Studio is an intrinsic part of the professional core of the Architecture Program and is designed to foster a strong relationship between the program, students and the profession as a whole. More info

                                                                                     

                                                                                   

                                                                                   

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