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Why is Victorian architecture associated with all things scary? – Curbed

From The Addams Family to Psycho, the movies have perpetuated this association by Lauren Ro and Hiatt Wood Why do most people conjure up images of old, dilapidated Victorian homes when thinking about haunted houses? The movies have certainly perpetuated this association, from...
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Why Harvard GSD’s Black in Design Conference Is Needed Now, According to Its Student Organizers

This weekend’s event will address the role architecture plays in identity, race, agency, and equality. By Katharine Keane Diversity continues to be lacking in architecture, though the demographics of the profession are slowly changing. Despite politicians largely ignoring...
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Number of students studying design “not sustainable” for UK economy

Marcus Fairs The UK’s Design Council has weighed in to the debate about the declining number of students taking creative subjects, describing the situation as “not sustainable for design businesses or the UK economy”.The body said it would lobby politicians from...
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Reinventing Architectural Education | Architect Magazine

Christopher Hawthorne explores what a new generation of architecture school deans, the rise of the Free School in Los Angeles, and online courses by Gehry and Hays reveal about the democratization of the profession. By Christopher Hawthorne At the beginning of the year, I began...
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NCARB: Time to Licensure Drops 9.6 Months in 2016 | Architect Magazine

According to the licensing body’s 2017 “NCARB by the Numbers,” the average time to licensure is down to 12.5 years. By Katharine Keane The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) announced today that the time to licensure has dropped to an...
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How Harvard Teaches Architecture to Beginners | Architectural Digest

One design editor’s experience taking the Harvard Graduate School of Design’s free introductory architecture course online Text by Jennifer Fernandez It’s not uncommon for editors to be grilled about the perks and responsibilities that come with the job. When I was on staff...
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the most important thing architects ignore when designing spaces

using an immense and impressive array of tools, architects today can execute designs with pin-point perfection. however, according to GUZMÁN DE YARZA BLACHE, director of the MASTER IN STRATEGIC DESIGN OF SPACES AT IE SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN, there is one major factor a...
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Hip Hop Pioneer Roxanne Shante Uses Autodesk Tinkercad to Inspire Hip Hop Architecture Camp Participants

Autodesk and the Urban Arts Collective Launch Hip Hop Architecture Camps

Camps Invite Local Middle and High School Students to Reimagine their Communities and Introduce S.T.E.A.M. Education through the Lens of Hip Hop Culture News provided by Autodesk, Inc. SAN FRANCISCO, June 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — In an effort to inspire more students in...
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NCARB Announces Alternate Path to Licensure for Experienced Professionals | Architect Magazine

Designers with more than five years experience can now satisfy the Architectural Experience Program’s requirements by completing an online portfolio of work. By Katharine Keane The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) announced on Thursday at the...
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Why the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture Is Dropping the Name | Architectural Digest

The experimental architecture program founded by modernist Frank Lloyd Wright will lose his name as it gains a new visual identity Text by Elizabeth Fazzare The Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture is about to make a serious name drop. The school just announced plans to...
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