Courtesy Autodesk Exhibition floor at Autodesk University 2017

Autodesk University 2017: Who Will Lead Architecture into a Future of Automation?

The annual event by the software giant highlighted data platform advances while prompting discussion for architects about improving work practices and efficiency in the building industry. By Nathan Miller Nearly 10,000 architects, builders, designers, and makers of all kinds...
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New MoMA show plots the impact of computers on architecture and design. Pictured here: “Menu 23

New MoMA show plots the impact of computers on architecture and design – Archpaper.com

ByJonathan Hilburg The beginnings of digital drafting and computational design will be on display at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) starting November 13th, as the museum presents Thinking Machines: Art and Design in the Computer Age, 1959–1989. Spanning 30 years of works by...
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Ji Xin Wind analysis from student Ji Xin's project for Zero Energy Residential High-Rise, the studio co-taught by Ali Malkawi and Gordon Gill at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design this spring.

Education and the Performance Imperative | Architect Magazine

Ali Malkawi and Gordon Gill discuss their recent Harvard GSD studio and the need for heightened climate awareness in architecture schools. By Katie Gerfen Teaching a design studio without consideration for sustainability, resilience, and performance leads future architects in the...
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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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