[RE] Engaged Architecture Symposium: Celebrating 20 Years of Studio 804

The School of Architecture Design & Planning and Studio 804 will celebrate its 20th anniversary with the [RE] Engaged Architecture symposium. It will be held in Lawrence on March 28th at the East Hills Construction Innovation Laboratory. We are hosting six internationally renowned architects, each of whom will lecture. They include Brian MacKay-Lyons, MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects; Frank Harmon, Frank Harmon Associates; Andrew Freear, The Rural Studio; Ted Flato, Lake | Flato; Brigitte Shim, Shim-Sutcliffe Architects, and Marlon Blackwell, Marlon Blackwell Architects, with remarks by Susan Szenasy, editor, Metropolis magazine. Seating is extremely limited, so register today for this one-of-a-kind event at studio804.com/symposium.

 

MoCoLab to display student work during KC Design Week

Save March 27th for an appearance by the MoCoLab at the Kansas City Center for Architecture & Design, 1810 McGee, Kansas City, Mo. It's part of Kansas City Design Week Celebration. Associate Prof. Shannon Criss said that the MoCoLab will be outfitted with an exhibit of KU Department of Architecture student work with a special emphasis on public interest design. More KU student work will be displayed at the Kansas City Design Center, 1020 Baltimore. The MoCoLab (short for "mobile collaboratory) is an Airstream trailer that was restored into a mobile community center by students enrolled in Assoc. Professor Nils Gore's Studio 409 class last spring and summer.     

 

2015 Water Charrette: Food Deserts January 22-24 


The fourth and final candidate for dean of the School of Architecture, Design & Planning at the University of Kansas will give a public presentation 1-2:15 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25, at The Forum in Marvin Hall with a reception immediately following. Bruce Stiftel is professor of city and regional planning and chair of the School of City and Regional Planning at Georgia Institute of Technology. He is a member of the Planning Accreditation Board, the Steering Committee of UN-Habitat’s University Network Initiative and the editorial boards of International Planning Studies, Journal of the American Planning Association, Planning Theory and Town Planning Review. He is a former president of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning and founding chairperson of the Global Planning Education Association Network. See his CV here: http://bit.ly/1Lvib5q
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