Are architecture schools being ranked appropriately? (Cole Keister/Unsplash)

How should we really rank architecture schools?

Following a recent QS survey that declared MIT, the Bartlett, and Delft University the best architecture schools in the world, AN’s Editor-in-Chief examines the state of the field. By William Menking What are we to make of a recent survey that claims MIT, the Bartlett, and...
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26 scholarships and groups working to diversify architecture

Professional groups and student initiatives making architecture a more diverse field By Patrick Sisson Illustrations by Sunra Thompson Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in February 2017 and has been updated with the most recent information. In reporting last year...
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A student at the Hip Hop Architecture Camp uses Autodesk's Tinkercad program. The Hip Hop Architecture Camp

Autodesk seeks to reach future architects through hip hop

The Hip Hop Architecture Camp, which will travel to 17 cities over the next five months, is designed to expose underrepresented kids to new careers. by Erin Carson Tech is far from the only industry with a diversity problem. Take architecture. Just 4 percent of architects are...
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Harvard University Graduate School of Design to work with Miami community on multi-year resiliency project

by Mohsen Mostafavi Photos courtesy of Harvard University Graduate School of Design To engage Miami residents in creating new approaches to address pressing urban issues—including affordable housing, transportation and sea level rise—Knight Foundation has announced $1 million in...
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Phineas Harper: “Architecture schools are punching bags of the industry”

It’s time to stop blaming architecture schools for systemic problems like poor diversity and the mental health crisis, says Phineas Harper Phineas Harper It’s time to stop blaming architecture schools for systemic problems like poor diversity and the mental health...
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“Revisiting Postmodernism is a careening joyride through 20th-century architecture”

Postmodernism proponents Terry Farrell and Adam Nathaniel Furman should broaden their definition of the style to help it remain relevant, says Aaron Betsky Aaron Besky Revisiting Postmodernism, a rereading of that particular movement by pomo prince Terry Farrell and young...
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Downtown Miami Historic Architecture Walking Tour – Receive 2 CEUs

Walking Tour – Miami Center for Design & Architecture Receive 2 Continuing Education Credits LU Date: 03/24/2018 Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Through the Downtown Miami Historic District This two-hour walking tour highlights several of downtown Miami’s best historic...
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Architecture Schools Database launched to help students find the right course

The US should follow this platform in education to help those interested in the field find the right resources… The Architecture Foundation has launched a free schools database to help students discover architecture schools and their research projects. India Bloc...
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Why Architecture?… How can architecture attract more interest?

Recent statistics show that the number of young people choosing architecture school is declining. What can be done? By Mimi Kirk for AIA Architect While the profession of architecture has rebounded since the 2008 recession, with plentiful postings on job boards, the number of...
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Harvard’s Popular Free Online Architecture Course Returns for 2018

The Harvard Graduate School of Design’s popular free online course, The Architectural Imagination, has returned for 2018. by Patrick Lynch The Harvard Graduate School of Design’s popular free online course, The Architectural Imagination, has returned for 2018, again offering...
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